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Medicine -- Societies, etc.

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Charles Sidney Burwell papers,

Collection Identifier: H MS c65
Overview: Consists of Burwell's office files, 1926-1949, including correspondence, memoranda, reports, and minutes, documenting his administrative responsibilities at the Harvard Medical School and other involvement with medical societies, Boston hospitals, publishers, and medical colleagues and students. Some of the correspondence pertains to Peiping Union Medical College, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine and Boston Medical Library. Other material includes drafts of Burwell's speeches, patient...

Cotton Tufts Papers,

Collection Identifier: B MS c30
Overview: The Cotton Tufts papers, 1751-1801 (inclusive), consist of the correspondence of physician Cotton Tufts (1732-1815) with his older brother, Simon Tufts (1727-1786), and other physicians, regarding medical matters, and the founding of a medical society in Massachusetts. Letters to Tufts pertain to the organization of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a meeting in 1785 of the Massachusetts Medical Society, among other topics. Also includes manuscripts by Tufts and a fragment of...

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Records,

Collection Identifier: H MS c432
Overview: The records of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, 1957-1989 (inclusive), 1980-1987 (bulk), are the product of the organization’s activist, educational, outreach, publishing, and administrative activities over the course of its first ten years. The papers are arranged in seven series: I. Administrative Records, 1959-1989, undated; II. International Congresses, 1963-1987, undated; III. Physicians’ Call for an End to the Nuclear Arms Race Petition Campaign, 1983-1984,...

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).

James C. Searles papers,

Collection Identifier: H MS c390
Overview: James C. Searles was Membership Secretary for the New England Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine. The James C. Searles papers consist of records of Searles’ work with the New England Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, including conference programs, fliers, and membership correspondence.

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...

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...

Lynne M. Reid papers,

Collection Identifier: H MS c156
Overview: Lynne McArthur Reid (born 1923), M.B. and B.S., 1946, University of Melbourne School of Medicine, Victoria, Australia, was the head of the Department of Pathology at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and S. Burt Wolbach Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Records in the Lynne M. Reid papers were created and collected by Reid throughout the course of her career as a researcher in thoracic medicine, both in England and the United States. The...