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Henry K. Beecher papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c64
Overview: The Henry Knowles Beecher papers, 1848-1976, include Beecher's personal and professional correspondence, research files, meeting minutes, professional activities records, writings, and lectures generated during his tenure as Henry Isaiah Dorr Professor of Research in Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and anaesthetist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital. Beecher's research and writings focused on physiology and control of pain, effects of drugs, medical ethics and human...

Paul Dudley White papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c36
Overview: Papers document White's role in the American Heart Association (AHA), International Society of Cardiology, International Cardiology Foundation, and the National Heart Institute (NHI); introduction of the EKG in Boston and at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); his clinical work; research and writings on heart disease; and interest in comparative electrocardiography, especially of whales. Significant events which are recorded in the collection include White's consultancy to Dwight Eisenhower...

Walter Bradford Cannon papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c40
Overview: The Walter Bradford Cannon papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk) record Cannon's administrative, research, and professional activities while George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chair of the Department at Harvard Medical School. The collection consists of correspondence, research data, manuscripts, lecture notes, and meeting minutes resulting from Cannon's administrative and committee work at Harvard Medical School, his professional activities on behalf of refugees and other...