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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 records.

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 Wild papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c116
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.

Edris Rice-Wray papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c537
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.

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 sickness...

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. The...

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.

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.

Tayyaba Hasan papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c474
Overview: The collection consists of records created or collected by Tayyaba Hasan in pursuit of her professional activities as a researcher in photodynamic medicine, primarily at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Photodynamic medicine (often referred to as photodynamic therapy) is used as a technique for disease detection and treatment; it depends upon the use of a photosensitizing agent, often a dye, which is injected into tissue and reacts when exposed to a...