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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...

A. Morris & Co. ledger

Item Identifier: H MS c277
Scope and Contents:

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.

Abner Little Merrill diploma, 1849

Collection — oversize-folder: FF3/15Identifier: H MS c613
Scope and Contents:

Consists of a single item, Abner Little Merrill’s diploma of graduation from Harvard Medical School.

Abraham and Hannah Mayer Stone papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c524
Content Description:

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.

Abraham Myerson papers and family research records

Collection Identifier: H MS c425
Overview:

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.

Abraham Stone papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c157
Overview: The Abraham Stone papers, 1916-1959 are the product of Stone's activities as Medical Director and later Director of the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau in New York City and as an administrator at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the International Planned Parenthood Federation from the 1940s until his death in 1959. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, teaching notes, lecture notes, and writings resulting from his administrative...

Affiliated Hospitals Center records

Collection Identifier: BWH c2
Overview:

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.

Alan F. Guttmacher papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c155
Overview:

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.

Albert Jones Bellows carte de visite, circa 1868

Item — Box: Small Collections 01Identifier: H MS c491
Content Description:

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."

Albert M. Grass correspondence regarding electroencephalogram (EEG) machines

Collection Identifier: H MS c518
Content Description:

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.

Albert Warren Stearns papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c543
Overview:

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.

Alexander D. Langmuir papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c316
Overview: Alexander D. Langmuir (1910-1993), AB, 1931, Harvard College; MD, 1935, Cornell University; MPH, 1940, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, was Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard Medical School from 1970 to 1977 and chief epidemiologist for the Epidemiology Branch of the Public Health Service of the National Communicable Disease Center (later the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC) from 1949 to 1970. Papers chronicle Langmuir’s activities as chief epidemiologist through...

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,...

Alexander Leaf papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c286
Overview: The Alexander Leaf papers, 1962-2003 (inclusive), 1983-1999 (bulk) record the research, publications, presentations, lectures, conference and committee activities of Alexander Leaf, internist at Massachusetts General Hospital, James Jackson Professor of Clinical Medicine Emeritus at Harvard Medical School and Ridley Watts Professor of Preventive Medicine Emeritus at Harvard School of Public Health. The bulk of the collection falls between 1983-1999, and contains Leaf’s manuscript and...

Alexander S Macmillan, Jr. papers, 1942-1973 (inclusive)

Collection — Box: 01Identifier: H MS c610
Scope and Contents:

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.

Allan Macy Butler papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c313
Overview:

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.

American Academy of Dental Science records

Collection Identifier: H MS c512
Overview:

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.

American Dental Association. Department of Library Services records

Collection Identifier: H MS c503
Content Description: Collection consists of vertical files collected and maintained by the American Dental Association Department of Library Services which contain membership directories, bylaws, and annual event programs from various national and regional dental associations in the United States and globally; informational and educational pamphlets on topics such as fluoride use, dental health education, preventative dentistry, dental public health policy, community health dental programs, general dental...

American Roentgen Ray Society records

Collection Identifier: H MS c293
Overview:

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.

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene records

Collection Identifier: H MS c192
Overview: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene records reflect the activities and development of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene between the early 1900s and the early 2000s, including the 1951 merger of four societies to create the modern Society (the American Academy of Tropical Medicine, the American Foundation for Tropical Medicine, the National Malaria Society, and the Society of Tropical Medicine) and the Society's involvement with other professional medical...

Anne Pappenheimer Forbes personal and professional papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c180
Overview: The Anne Pappenheimer Forbes Papers, 1930-1991, are the result of Forbes's research and teaching activities as Clinical Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and as an endocrinologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass. The bulk of the collection falls between 1953 and 1975 and includes data, statistics, graphs, notes, correspondence, and lecture notes from her career as an endocrinologist at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1939 to 1978. Research topics include...

Arnold S. Relman papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c353
Overview:

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.

Arthur B. Pardee papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c372
Overview:

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.

Arthur Tremain Hertig papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c11
Overview:

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.

Augustus A. White papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c397
Overview:

The Augustus A. White papers, 1951-2010 (inclusive), are the product of White's activities as an orthopedic surgeon, Harvard Medical School faculty member, and author and researcher.