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Overview: Carola Eisenberg (born 1917), psychiatrist and medical educator, served as Dean for Student Affairs at both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1972-1978; the first woman to hold that position) and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (1978-1990). The Carola Eisenberg papers consist of Eisenberg's lectures pertaining to the role of women in medicine, her letters of recommendation, and assorted personal papers.
Overview: The collection consists of records created and collected by Charles Wild during his practice as a homeopathic physician in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, during the first half of the nineteenth century. The collection also includes records created by one of Wild’s sons, Edward, who shared his father’s medical practice.
Clara Goldberg Schiffer print collection documenting working women, 1839-1994 (inclusive), 1851-1890 (bulk)
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: Gr 10
Overview: 19th century prints of women's work in the United States and abroad.
Overview: The Cotton Tufts papers, 1751-1801 (inclusive), consist of the correspondence of physician Cotton Tufts (1732-1815) with his older brother, Simon Tufts (1727-1786), and other physicians, regarding medical matters, and the founding of a medical society in Massachusetts. Letters to Tufts pertain to the organization of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a meeting in 1785 of the Massachusetts Medical Society, among other topics. Also includes manuscripts by Tufts and a fragment of...
Overview: E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte (1937-) is an anatomic pathologist, neuropathologist, Harvard Medical School professor (1991-), and researcher for organizations such as the Alzheimer Disease Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Her papers (1956-2006) are the product of her teaching activities and research and clinical interests in brain tumors, pituitary tumors, neurodegenerative disorders, and immunohistochemistry, and include lectures and writings, professional correspondence and...
Overview: The collection consists of records created by Edris Rice-Wray in the course of her career as a specialist in family planning and reproductive medicine working in Mexico City, Mexico. Records include correspondence, manuscripts, and patient data.
Overview: The Elizabeth B. Connell papers reflect the professional activities of Elizabeth B. Connell (1925-). Connell is a medical practitioner and specialist in the field of reproductive health. From the 1960s, her work has centered on reproductive medicine in terms of contraception and women’s health. The collection focuses on her work on forms of contraception including oral contraceptives and intrauterine contraceptive devices as well as her involvement in issues such as the controversy around...
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...
Overview: The Ezekiel Goddard Dodge papers, 1789-1819 (inclusive), undated, contain correspondence from Ezekiel Dodge (1765-1819), a physician in Thomaston, Maine, to his sister and brother-in-law, Mehetable and Nathaniel Cushing, and nephew Ezekiel Dodge Cushing, and financial records, including an itemized apothecary bill and a promissory note. The collection also includes the correspondence of Dodge family members, and an abbreviated, undated genealogical sketch of Ezekiel Dodge and Mehetable Cushing.
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: OH-1; T-25; M-138; A1-3
Overview: Tapes and transcripts of 24 oral histories of the Family Planning Oral History Project, an oral history project of the Schlesinger Library, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.