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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 pertaining...

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 agendas;...

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).

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 material...

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 of...

S. J. Adelstein papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c362
Overview: Records in the S. J. Adelstein papers were generated by Adelstein during his medical training and throughout his professional career as a researcher and administrator for Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. The collection includes: Adelstein’s student notes; correspondence and memoranda; research notes; grant applications; notebooks; datebooks; telephone and meeting logs; and meeting minutes.