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Salpêtrière Hospital records

Collection Identifier: H MS c30
Overview: Consists of approximately 16,800 glass plate negatives, original negative enclosures, photographic indices, and a small number of prints produced by the Photographic Service of the Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France between 1880 and 1942, the bulk of which date between 1900 and 1919, as well as one legal document box (.5 cubic feet) of notes, lectures, case histories, and pen drawings created by Salpêtrière Hospital staff between 1859 and 1893. Records concern patients with physical and mental...

Seth Hastings and Seth Hastings, Jr. commonplace books, medical records, and papers

Collection — Multiple ContainersIdentifier: H MS c292
Overview: The Seth Hastings and Seth Hastings, Jr. commonplace books, medical records, and papers, 1772-1830 (inclusive), contain writings, patient records, manuscript addresses, and papers of the father and son physicians. The commonplace books include transcriptions and excerpts from medical textbooks and medicinal recipes and instructions for delivering medicine and medical care to patients with occasional patient case histories from their medical practice. The manuscript addresses and other assorted...

Sylvanus Fansher papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c472
Overview: The Sylvanus Fansher papers, 1805-1846 (inclusive), consist of correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, and patient records related to Sylvanus Fansher's (1770-1846) work on smallpox vaccination, as well as personal correspondence with his family.

Waterhouse family papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c17
Overview: Waterhouse family papers, 1780-1894 (inclusive), 1811-1818 (bulk) principally consist of the correspondence of Benjamin Waterhouse (1754-1846) and John Fothergill Waterhouse (1791-1817) with family members. Also included are medical, subject, and lecture notes; writings; a journal; and a biography of Benjamin Waterhouse.

William Heberden papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c25
Overview: The William Heberden papers, 1790-1837 (inclusive), consist of reports by Heberden (1767-1845) on the health of King George III of Great Britain to the Committee Appointed to Examine the Physicians who have Attended His Majesty during His Illness, and reports generated by that committee; manuscripts and article drafts by Heberden on management of the sick, classification of skin diseases, nervous disorders, the weather, and education; and a thesis on medical history and dropsy.