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Human anatomy -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- 19th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Emerton, J. H. (James Henry), 1847-1930. Enlarged papier mache model of the base and face of the skull, fixed on an iron pipe mount, created by James H. Emerton under the direction of Thomas Dwight for the Harvard Medical School Department of Anatomy, 1891-1892

Item Identifier: WAM001, 21877
Content Description:

Large papier mache model on iron mount. The model was created by James H. Emerton under the direction of Thomas Dwight between 1891 and 1892. It was used to teach anatomy and osteology at Harvard Medical School from its creation until 2017.

Wyman family archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 271
Overview: The collection documents five generations of the Wyman family, as well as the Morrill and Whitney families. It contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, notes, diaries, and financial documents, providing a view of New England daily life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The bulk of the collection relates to Rufus Wyman (1810-1870), Jeffries Wyman (1814-1874), Jeffries Wyman (1864-1941), Jeffries Wyman (1901-1995), and Anne Cabot Wyman (1929-2014) and families. Financial...