History of Medicine
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Blake, Allen H., -1941. Otolaryngology instrument collection, formerly belonging to Allen H. Blake, Late 19th-century and early 20th-century
Nine medical and scientific instruments
Bradford, Edward H. (Edward Hickling),1848-192. Series of orthopedic braces designed by Edward H. Bradford, 1880-1898
Six leg braces
Various historical medical instrumentation
Collection includes material related to a planned biography of Robert James Graves which Means did not complete; correspondence and a reprint of his 1963 piece “Homo medicus Americanus”; a copy of Means’s speech presenting the Kober Medal to William B. Castle in 1962; and records related to the Massachusetts Community Organization Service, the Hospital Planning Council of Greater Boston, and the Massachusetts General Hospital longevity study.
Jones, Claudius M. Amputation kit, belonged to Dr. Claudius M. Jones (d. 1892), 1866-1892, 1875-1892
One amputation kit
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"M.3877 / Gift of Mrs. Lyman Asa Jones of Cambridge. / 1934" printed on label attached to bottom of case. "3" written on small label attached to exterior of case.
Six black and white prints and one artifact
Orthopedic shoe made for an infant whose toes were folded back on the instep, circa 1730, circa 1730
Perkins, George Thomas, 1836-1880. Fifty-three historical surgical instruments, formerly of George Thomas Perkins, 1850-1880
Various medical instrumentation
Richardson, W. L. (William Lambert), 1842-1932. Collection of gynecological and obstetrical instrumentation, 1860-1920
Consists of obstetrical and gynecological instrumentation formerly belonging to W. L (William Lambert) Richardson.
Rock, John. Obstetrical examination table, from the private practice office of John Rock, 1890-1940, 1918-1950
One glass and metal table on casters from the private office of John Rock.
The Samuel Bancroft Barlow papers, 1798-1876, consist of letters from other Barlows concerning the family's genealogy, research notes and manuscript family histories by Barlow, and printed circulars and certificates from medical institutions and societies and the Massachusetts Militia. There are also letters from colleagues and associates including physicians Eli Ives (1779-1861), Joseph F. Jewett (1788-1859), and Vincent Holcombe, and a small amount of legal documents.
Shattuck, George Cheever and Frederick Cheever Shattuck. Instrumentation, devices, and specimens formerly of Frederick Cheever Shattuck (1847-1929) and George Cheever Shattuck (1879-1972), 1865-1929
Various medical instrumentation and specimens
"A-2" written on sticker on outside of case. "HOMEOPATHIC / DRUG BOX" printed on card inside box.
Six artifacts of various sizes