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Alexander S Macmillan, Jr. papers, 1942-1973 (inclusive)

Collection — Box: 01Identifier: H MS c610
Scope and Contents:

Consists of four notebooks and three letters. One notebook is a carbon copy of letters sent to “Dad” during a train trip through Canada, presumably Macmillan, Jr. to Macmillan, Sr. Two notebooks are class notes from Macmillan’s time at Harvard Medical School on pathology and an unidentified subject. The remaining, larger, notebook is notes from a class on music. The three letters are from the last years of Macmillan’s life and deal with business matters.

Benjamin Waterhouse papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c16
Overview: The Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1738-1955 (inclusive), 1778-1837 (bulk), contain correspondence to Waterhouse from Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Edward Jenner, Sylvanus Fansher, Peter Oliver, and others, frequently about smallpox vaccination; copies of Waterhouse's outgoing correspondence; manuscripts containing notes for lectures he delivered at Harvard Medical School and other places; his writings on medicine and botany; and some correspondence and manuscripts...

Carol C. Nadelson papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c394
Overview: The Carol C. (Cooperman) Nadelson papers are the product of Nadelson's activities as a psychiatrist and medical educator who held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Simmons College, and hospital appointments at Beth Israel Hospital, Cambridge Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston. The collection reflects Nadelson’s work with women’s health issues, particularly women’s mental health, between the 1970s and the 2000s. Topics include the...

Charles Sidney Burwell papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c65
Overview: Consists of Burwell's office files, 1926-1949, including correspondence, memoranda, reports, and minutes, documenting his administrative responsibilities at the Harvard Medical School and other involvement with medical societies, Boston hospitals, publishers, and medical colleagues and students. Some of the correspondence pertains to Peiping Union Medical College, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine and Boston Medical Library. Other material includes drafts of Burwell's speeches, patient...

Elizabeth D. Hay papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c274
Overview: Elizabeth D. (Dexter) Hay (1927-2007), B.A., 1948, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts; M.D., 1952, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, was Chair of the Department of Anatomy (later the Department of Cell Biology) at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, and the first woman to be made a full professor in a preclinical department at Harvard Medical School. The Hay papers reflect Hay’s work as a cell biologist and related professional activities, including...

Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c14
Overview: The Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers, 1799-1828 (inclusive), undated, consist primarily of correspondence from Ezekiel Dodge Cushing (1790-1828), a Boston physician, to his parents, Mehetable and Nathaniel Cushing, and his sister Mehetable, regarding his studies at Harvard College and Dartmouth Medical School, his medical practice, family matters, and politics. It also contains legal and financial documents including Cushing's Harvard quarter bills, and documents related to his estate. There is...

Harvard Medical School departments photographs

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00099
Overview:

The photographs and prints described in this finding aid portray departmental faculty and research staff; lectures, labs, and clinical training for students; and research laboratories at Harvard Medical School.

Harvard Medical School faculty (A-C) portraits

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02a, Series number 00137, 00138
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, prints and other images portraying faculty and staff members of Harvard Medical School.

Harvard Medical School faculty and staff (D-W) portraits

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02b, Series number 00137, 00138
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, prints and other images portraying faculty members of Harvard Medical School.

Harvard Medical School interior images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00096a
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives and photomechanical prints depicting the interiors of Harvard Medical School buildings.

Harvard Medical School. Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine records

Collection Identifier: M-CD06.01, Series 00366
Overview:

The Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine records, 1966-1997 (inclusive), 1970-1995 (bulk) consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, disciplinary files, annual reports, and subject files related to the development and administration of the Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine. Subjects of the records include the selection of new residents, selection and hiring of faculty, resident training, and facilities available at partner hospitals.

Harvard School of Dental Medicine buildings, grounds, and interiors images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00115, 00116
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, negatives, slides, and photomechanical prints of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine's physical plant including the interiors and exteriors of buildings and the campus grounds.

Harvard School of Dental Medicine photographs

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series: 00117, 00118, and 00119
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, photomechanical prints, 35 mm. slides, and glass plate negatives portraying dental instruments and models, a Harvard hospital unit in France during World War 1, H.S.D.M. events, and H.S.D.M. faculty, students, and staff.

Harvard School of Public Health buildings and grounds, interiors, and subjects images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00143, 00144, 00145
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, negatives, and slides depicting Harvard School of Public Health buildings, faculty, and students.

Harvard School of Public Health. Office of the Dean records

Collection Identifier: P-DE01 Series 00139
Overview: The records of the Office of the Dean are the product of the administrative activities of the Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), primarily between 1972 and 1984, as under the tenure of Dean Howard H. Hiatt (1925-). Records include annual reports and questionnaires; policy and procedures development documents; planning and proposal records; program establishment, development, and review records for ad-hoc and standing committees; directives; reports; meeting minutes and...

Henry A. Christian papers

Collection Identifier: H MS b68
Overview:

Contains 13 volumes of letterbooks and correspondence, including letters, 1912-1944, from Peter Bent Brigham Hospital staff to Christian and correspondence, 1910-1939, between Christian and Harvey Cushing, H. B. Howard, J. B. Howland, and hospital trustees. Also 23 scrapbooks with letters to Christian, clippings, photographs, and programs, dating from 1891 to 1951.

Henry Pickering Bowditch papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c5
Overview:

H. P. (Henry Pickering) Bowditch (1840-1911) established the first physiological laboratory at Harvard Medical School and taught at the school for 35 years. The collection consists mainly of correspondence but also includes family research records, personal papers including military records, lectures, writings, and manuscript materials.

Jacob Bigelow papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c25
Overview:

The Jacob Bigelow papers, 1770-1879 (inclusive), 1800-1879 (bulk), contain correspondence with Jacob Bigelow's (1786-1879) colleagues concerning botanical specimens, publication of the Pharmacopoeia of the United States from 1820 to 1831, and general medical matters. There is also correspondence with his family, including his parents, siblings, and his son, physician Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818-1890).

James Jackson Putnam papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c4
Overview: The James Jackson Putnam papers consist of records either created or collected by Putnam during his life or collected by his widow, Marian Cabot Putnam, after his death. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, most of it either from or to James Jackson Putnam. Correspondents include members of the Putnam, Morse, Shattuck, Cabot, and Jackson families as well as Sigmund Freud, Ernest Jones, Carl Jung, Boris Sidis, and Morton Prince, among other medical colleagues in the United States and...

James Payton Leake student notes

Collection Identifier: H MS c588
Scope and Contents: Consists of records created by James Payton Leake during his tenure as a student at Harvard Medical School, including: 13 volumes of notes taken on blank paper representing lectures given by Harvard Medical School faculty between 1903 and 1907 with date and lecturer noted by Leake; 1 print volume for "Course of Materia Medica" in the Department of Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School with extensive annotation by Leake; 2 volumes of "Outlines of Medical Diagnosis. Prepared for the Use of...

Jean Alonzo Curran papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c164
Overview:

The Jean Alonzo Curran Papers, [186-?], 1871-1976, document the medical consulting and historical research activities of Jean Alonzo Curran, President of the Long Island College of Medicine and historical consultant to the Harvard School of Public Health.

John Denison Hartshorn papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c50
Overview:

The John Denison Hartshorn papers, 1754-1786 (inclusive), undated, contain medical notes and patient cases recorded by John Denison Hartshorn (1736-1756) while he was apprenticed to Boston physician and apothecary shop owner Silvester Gardiner (1708-1786), in addition to poetry written by Hartshorn. There is also some correspondence and papers of other physicians and associates of Hartshorn and Gardiner.

Lyman Spalding papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c2
Overview: The Lyman Spalding papers, 1798-1912 (inclusive), 1798-circa 1820 (bulk), contain correspondence of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, physician Lyman Spalding (1775-1821) with medical colleagues concerning public health issues, patient case histories, and his appointments and lecturing. Topics covered include smallpox vaccination and requests for cowpox matter, treatment of rabies and other diseases, his medical practice in New Hampshire, establishing a national Pharmacopœia, and exchange of bills...

Lyman Spalding papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c2
Overview: The Lyman Spalding papers, 1793-1965 (inclusive), 1793-1820 (bulk), contain correspondence of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, physician Lyman Spalding (1775-1821), his lecture notes on anatomy and surgery, Spalding's patient case histories and case reports, essays on medicine and meteorology, and tickets of admission to medical lectures at Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania. There are also botanical specimens Spalding collected in Portsmouth, and a small amount of twentieth century...

Lynne M. Reid papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c156
Overview: Lynne McArthur Reid (born 1923), M.B. and B.S., 1946, University of Melbourne School of Medicine, Victoria, Australia, was the head of the Department of Pathology at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and S. Burt Wolbach Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Records in the Lynne M. Reid papers were created and collected by Reid throughout the course of her career as a researcher in thoracic medicine, both in England and the United States. The...