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Manuscript business ledger for a company specializing in the sale of a wide variety of drugs, leaches, medicines, herbs, oils, and chemicals, as well as medical instruments and equipment.
Consists of a single item, Abner Little Merrill’s diploma of graduation from Harvard Medical School.
Records created and collected by Abraham and Hannah Mayer Stone, including writings, correspondence, events programs, a scrapbook, and photographs reflecting their work related to contraception and family planning.
The Abraham Myerson papers and family research records, 1908-2013 (inclusive), 1921-1974 (bulk), are primarily the product of Abraham Myerson’s professional, research, and publishing activities over the course of his career as a neurologist, practicing psychiatrist, and author in Boston, Massachusetts. The papers are arranged in two series: I. Abraham Myerson Papers, 1908-2013, undated; and II. Family Research Records, 1925-2013.
The Affiliated Hospitals Center (Boston, Mass.) Records, 1966–1984, are the product of the joint venture (for merger) members and the combined hospitals staff’s administrative, fund-raising, publication, and public relations activities from 1966 through 1980 when Affiliated Hospitals Center was renamed Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A few items in the collection post-date 1980.
The Alan F. Guttmacher Papers, 1860s, 1898-1974, are the product of Guttmacher's activities as President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and as a family planning advocate from the 1950s to his death in 1974. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, article and lecture notes and drafts, and photographs resulting from his administrative activities as President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America from 1962 to 1974.
Carte de visite of Albert Jones Bellows, M.D., taken at the studio of James Wallace Black, 163 Washington St., Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1868. Pencil inscription on reverse reads, "Dr. Bellows, Roxbury, Mass."
Correspondence created and collected by Albert M. Grass regarding six- and eight-channel electroencephalograph (EEG) machines manufactured by the Grass Instrument Company and used in the Harvard Medical School Department of Neurology and The Neurological Institute of Children's Medical Center (now Boston Children's Hospital) for the study and diagnosis of epilepsy.
The Albert Warren Stearns papers, 1912-1959, are the product of Stearns’ activities as a private practice psychiatrist, author, Dean of Tufts College Medical School, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Correction, and officer in the medical corps of the United States Navy.
Consists of four notebooks and three letters. One notebook is a carbon copy of letters sent to “Dad” during a train trip through Canada, presumably Macmillan, Jr. to Macmillan, Sr. Two notebooks are class notes from Macmillan’s time at Harvard Medical School on pathology and an unidentified subject. The remaining, larger, notebook is notes from a class on music. The three letters are from the last years of Macmillan’s life and deal with business matters.
The Allan Macy Butler Papers, 1916-1986 (inclusive), 1930-1969 (bulk), are the product of Butler's work as a pediatrician, researcher, academic, and political activist, including positions as Chief of the Children’s Medical Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School from 1942 to 1960.
The American Academy of Dental Science records reflect the work and administration of the Academy, founded 1867 in Boston, Massachusetts, as a professional organization for dentists. Records include correspondence, member photographs, membership ledgers, and minute books including notes from meetings through the nineteenth century into the 1960s.
The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) records, 1913-1952 (inclusive), 1932-1941 (bulk), principally consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, and Board of Censors materials generated as a product of routine ARRS administration and member activities during the 1930s and early 1940s.
The Arnold S. Relman papers, 1953-2011 (inclusive), 1974-2011 (bulk), are the product of Relman’s activities as Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, author and researcher, and chair of the John Mack Inquiry Committee at Harvard Medical School.
The Arthur B. Pardee papers, 1949-2001, are the product of Pardee’s professional, research, teaching, and publishing activities throughout the course of his career. The papers are arranged in three series: I. Research Notes, 1949-1992; II. Slides, 1975-2001, undated; and III. Electronic Records, 1991-2001, undated.
The Arthur Tremain Hertig papers, 1922-1987, are the product of Hertig's activities as a pathologist, embryology researcher, author, and Harvard Medical School faculty member.
Original and two copies of a July 1776 letter from Colonel Asa Whitcomb to Dr. David Townsend regarding the inoculation of Whitcomb's regiment, presumably against smallpox.