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Alexander Forbes papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c22
Overview: The Alexander Forbes papers, 1827, 1835, 1848-1978 (inclusive), 1910-1946 (bulk), are the product of Forbes' teaching and research activities in the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School. The bulk of the collection falls between 1910 and 1946, and consists of Forbes' correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, and notes resulting from his reseach on neurophysiology and electrophysiology. The collection also includes correspondence, reports, notes, documents, journals, logs, maps,...

Clemens E. Benda papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c97
Overview: Contains early records of the Massachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded, patient records from Benda's private psychiatric practice in Arlington, Mass. and Boston, Mass., correspondence and records from his time as Director of Research at the Fernald School, papers documenting his early studies and clinical work in Berlin before immigrating to the U.S., as well as records produced by research, lecturing, consulting, and other professional activities.

Louis Tompkins Wright papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c56
Overview: The Louis Tompkins Wright papers, 1879, 1898, 1909-1997, consist of records pertaining to Wright's student years at Clark University, Atlanta, Georgia and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; internship and later career at the Harlem Hospital, New York, New York; political involvement in the NAACP and other groups, and desegregation advocacy; activities in various professional societies; and his medical practice in New York, New York. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings,...

Norman E. Himes papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c77
Overview: The Norman E. Himes papers, 1918-1956 (inclusive), 1925-1950 (bulk), consist of correspondence files, manuscripts of books, articles, and speeches, and additional records produced by Himes' research, writing, and teaching activities.

Paul Dudley White papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c36
Overview: Papers document White's role in the American Heart Association (AHA), International Society of Cardiology, International Cardiology Foundation, and the National Heart Institute (NHI); introduction of the EKG in Boston and at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); his clinical work; research and writings on heart disease; and interest in comparative electrocardiography, especially of whales. Significant events which are recorded in the collection include White's consultancy to Dwight Eisenhower...

Walter Bradford Cannon papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c40
Overview: The Walter Bradford Cannon papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk) record Cannon's administrative, research, and professional activities while George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chair of the Department at Harvard Medical School. The collection consists of correspondence, research data, manuscripts, lecture notes, and meeting minutes resulting from Cannon's administrative and committee work at Harvard Medical School, his professional activities on behalf of refugees and other...