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A. Clifford Barger papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c478
Overview: The A. Clifford Barger papers reflect the professional and personal work of Clifford Barger (1917-1996), a research physiologist who spent his career at Harvard Medical School. Barger’s research interests focused on the cardiovascular and renal systems; he was involved in research which did much to elucidate the mechanisms by which sufferers from certain cardiac disorders retain fluids. The collection includes correspondence, publications files, research records, and administrative...

C. Miller Fisher papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c230
Overview:

Records in this collection were created by Charles Miller Fisher during his practice as a neurologist in Montreal, Canada, and Boston, Massachusetts. The collection includes patient notes and records, research notes, manuscript drafts, X-rays, slides, photographs, and memorabilia. Topics in the collection include dementia, transient ischemic attack, normal pressure hydrocephalus, transient monocular blindness, stroke, hemiplegia, headache, vasospasm, and arterial dissection.

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...

Caroline Leaf Collection

Collection Identifier: hfa00031
Overview: This collection contains completed prints, production materials, and promotional materials for the short films and commercials of award-winning animator Caroline Leaf. Production materials are composed of workreels; test film scratches; storyboards; photographs; slides; drawings; glass panes; and writings, while promotional materials include film guides; posters; and stills. In addition to her own work, the collection also contains films that she collected from others, films that she...

D. DeForrest Douglass papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c531
Overview:

The papers consist of correspondence and financial documentation reflecting the family life and professional work of Darwin DeForrest Douglass, an artificial limb designer and maker.

Elinor Kamath papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c306
Overview: The Elinor Kamath papers, 1838-1987 (inclusive), 1956-1984 (bulk) are the product of Kamath’s research, writing, and professional activities during her career, particularly her her activities in the 1960s and 1970s as Research Associate with the Stanford University Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Palo Alto, California. Kamath's research focused on the events commonly referred to as the thalidomide disaster, in which pregnant women who took thalidomide to treat morning...

Francine M. Benes papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c475
Overview: The papers reflect the professional work of Francine M. Benes, a research neuroscientist who focused her work on the neuropathology of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Benes did the bulk of her work at Harvard-affiliated institutions, primarily McLean Hospital and the Harvard Brain Tissue Research Center. Benes focused on the cellular examination of human brain tissue as a method to explore the course and effects of neurodegenerative disease, primarily schizophrenia and bipolar disorder....

George Cheever Shattuck papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c551
Overview:

The George Cheever Shattuck papers consist of records collected and created by Shattuck in the course of his lifetime. Shattuck was a physician specializing in tropical medicine and published a textbook on the subject in 1951. He accompanied and led expeditions in Africa, Central America, and South America, and was a member of Richard P. Strong’s 1915-1916 medical relief mission to Serbia.

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.

John B. Little papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c302
Overview: Records in the collection were created or collected by John B. Little during the course of his professional and research activities at Harvard Medical School, the Harvard School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Record types include correspondence, reports, grant applications, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, meeting minutes, agendas, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, slides, 3.5” and 5.5” diskettes, and X-rays. Topics include student activism at Harvard during the...

Karl G. Heider papers on New Guinea

Collection Identifier: 2011.22.1
Overview: Karl Heider was a member of the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea, spending an additional twenty-one months observing the Dani people on his own after the other members had departed. The purpose of the expedition and Heider’s work was to holistically capture the lives of the Dani people before the changes of the modern era began to infiltrate their preliterate, “Stone Age” culture. The records include field notebooks, tape...

Manfred S. Guttmacher papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c205
Overview:

The collection consists of records created and collected by Manfred S. Guttmacher over the course of his career as a criminal psychiatrist and specialist in the relationship between psychiatry and the law.

Rose E. Frisch papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c455
Overview:

The collection consists of records created and collected by Rose Frisch during her tenure as a professor at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies from 1974 through the early 2000s.

Warren Sonbert Collection

Collection Identifier: hfa00027
Overview: This collection contains the completed films, work reels, filmmaking equipment, and papers of experimental filmmaker Warren Sonbert (1947-1995), a key figure of American avant-garde cinema. In addition to preservation masters of all of Sonbert’s completed 16mm films, the collection features 26 of his original work reels. The collection’s paper holdings include Sonbert’s personal correspondence; materials relating to the exhibition of Sonbert’s work; Sonbert’s own writings as a critic and...