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- Photographs 21
- Correspondence 14
- Medicine, Military 9
- Physicians 9
- Medical education 8
- Medicine -- History 8
- Medical students 7
- Diaries 5
- Medical records 5
- Mental illness 5
- Postcards 5
- Quacks and quackery 5
- Surgery 5
- Psychiatric hospitals 4
- Advertising -- Health products -- United States 3
- Advertising -- Medicine 3
- Anatomy, Comparative 3
- Drawings (visual works) 3
- Hospitals -- United States 3
- Intellectual disability 3 ∧ less
- Yale University. School of Medicine 18
- Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960 8
- Helfand, William H. 6
- Stanton, Madeline E. (Madeline Earle) 6
- Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939 5
- American Medical Association 4
- Blumer, George, 1872-1962 4
- Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895 4
- Yale College (1718-1887). Medical Institution 4
- Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879 3
- Forbes, Thomas Rogers, 1911-1988 3
- Grace-New Haven Community Hospital 3
- Harvard Medical School 3
- Helfand, William H., 1926- 3
- Knight, J. (Jonathan), 1789-1864 3
- New Haven Hospital (New Haven, Conn.) 3
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 3
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885 3
- Smith, Nathan, 1762-1829 3
- Thomson, Elizabeth Harriet, 1907- 3 ∧ less
American Fund for French Wounded Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 56
Overview: The American Fund for French Wounded (AFFW), founded in 1915, by American women living abroad, was a women's relief agency to aid wounded soldiers in France in World War I. The materials in this collection originated from the Paris Depot of the organization and include correspondence, circulars, newsletters, and images.
Association of Internes and Medical Students. Harvey Cushing Chapter Records
Call Number: Ms Coll 19
Overview: The Association of Internes and Medical Students (AIMS), which advocated for progressive causes such as national health insurance, was organized by medical school chapters. The Harvey Cushing Chapter was the Yale School of Medicine chapter. The collection contains correspondence, a report, and minutes of the chapter and material on national AIMS activities.
Birth control and women's health ephemera
Call Number: Ms Coll 89
Overview: The collection contains material circa 1930-2010 related to birth control and women's health. Materials include pamphlets produced by manufacturers and vendors of contraceptive products circa 1930-1967; a 1948 fertility calculator; and materials related to safe sex campaigns, abortion rights activism, abstinence-only sex education, and the morning after pill (mifepristone) circa 1989-2010.
Dates: circa 1930-2010
George Alder Blumer correspondence
Call Number: Ms Coll 50
Overview: These letters to George Alder Blumer are mainly about the American Medico-Psychological Association and the American Journal of Insanity, edited by Blumer. Several of the writers were, like Blumer, administrators of psychiatric hospitals in the United States and abroad.
Dates: 1886-1951, bulk 1886-1896
Robert Bogdan Disability Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 61
Overview: The collection contains real photo postcards, commercial postcards, photographs, pamphlets and ephemera related to people with disabilities, mostly from the United States, collected by Professor Robert Bogdan, a pioneer in the teaching of disability studies.
Dates: 1820s-1990s, 1900-1940
Robert Bogdan international collection on disability, healthcare, and body modification
Call Number: Ms Coll 84
Overview: The collection consists of five binders of materials related to people with disabilities, healthcare practices, and body modification collected by Robert Bogdan, a professor and author whose work focuses on disability studies. Materials include photographic postcards, picture postcards, photographs, pamphlets, and ephemera primarily documenting peoples in Africa, Asia, and Europe. The collection also includes materials documenting peoples in South America, the Caribbean, Pacific islands, and...
Dates: circa 1890-1969
Stephen Henry Bronson collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 8
Overview: The Stephen Henry Bronson collection includes autograph correspondence of Dr. Stephen Henry Bronson, while studying abroad in Europe, to his parents, dating from October 1867 to May 1870. There are also typescripts of the correspondence prepared by or for Elizabeth H. Thomson, a member of the faculty of the Department of History of medicine at Yale. One finds in Bronson's letters observations about medicine - in particular anatomy, and academic, civic, cultural and political life in France....
Stanley B. Burns, M.D., historic medical photography collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 76
Overview: The collection includes photographic plates and prints collected by Stanley B. Burns, M.D., that document medical practice and medical practitioners circa 1840 through the 1970s. The collection includes items created using multiple photographic techniques and supports including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, lantern slides, photographic negatives, cartes de visite, cabinet photographs (cabinet cards), stereoscopic photographs, panoramic photographs, picture postcards, gelatin silver...
Dates: Circa 1840-1979
Cancer "cures" collection
Call Number: Pam Coll 10
Overview: Collection consists of pamphlets and books by individuals, private cancer hospitals, and other organizations promoting non-surgical cures for cancer. The American Medical Association claimed that any such cures were fakes. The promoters in turn criticized the AMA as the "medical trust." Most of the pamphlets contain patient testimonials. Approximate dates for items are based on the date of the most recent testimonials.
Michael L. Charney papers
Call Number: Ms Coll 86
Overview: Michael L. Charney (1946 - ) is a psychiatrist and life-long public health and social rights activist. The collection documents Charney's student activism while attending the Yale School of Medicine from 1968-1972 including his work as editor of the Yale Medical Center Newsletter , a student activism newsletter for the Yale School of Medicine; his work for a student strike and the creation of The Organizer's Manual; and his involvement with...
Dates: 1968-1972, 1988-1989
Coleman Brothers Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 36
Overview: The collection contains correspondence between Isaac Pearson Coleman and James Beakes Coleman, brothers who received medical degrees at the Medical Institution of Yale College (Yale School of Medicine) and who practiced medicine in and near Trenton, New Jersey; correspondence of the Coleman brothers with medical colleagues and with members of their families; letters, manuscripts, and legal documents pertaining to the extended Coleman family of New Jersey as well as the Saltar family; and...
Dates: 1721-1910, bulk 1821-1868
Comic book collection on medical themes
Call Number: Pam Coll 7
Overview: The main body of this collection consists of issues of comic books from the 1940s containing "true" stories of medical heroism and biomedical progress. There are a smaller number of later comics containing history of medicine stories; comics with a public health message; comics advertising a "health" product, and some reference sources on comic books.
Marjorie Morse Crunden Papers
Call Number: Ms Coll 53
Overview: Marjorie Morse Crunden, the daughter of a Baptist medical missionary in China, was educated in the United States, including at Yale School of Nursing. Correspondence includes letters from her parents; from her fiancé, Allan B. Crunden, a Yale medical student who transferred to Temple University School of Medicine; and from other friends and family. The collection also includes a five-year diary.
Harvey Cushing reprints and pamphlets
Call Number: Pam Coll 13
Overview: The collection includes a selection of reprints of Harvey Cushing's writings and the publication Harvey Cushing's Seventieth Birthday Party. Some articles are in complete issues of serial publications.
John J. Cushing Correspondence
Call Number: Ms Coll 35
Overview: John J. Cushing was an early homeopathic physician in San Francisco. The collection consists of letters to his family.
Dates: 1853-1873, bulk 1853-1857
Delta Omega, Epsilon Chapter (Yale University) records
Call Number: Ms Coll 44
Overview: Records of the Epsilon Chapter (Yale University) of Delta Omega, an honorary public health society founded in 1924. Yale's chapter, established in 1925, was organized through the Department of Public Health.
"The Doctor" by Sir Luke Fildes collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 69
Overview: The collection consists of commercial reproductions of Sir Luke Fildes' painting "The Doctor." The painting, completed in 1891, depicts a seated physician attending an ill child in a modest cottage while her anxious parents wait in the background. It has been interpreted as representing the qualities of an ideal physician and has been widely reproduced in multiple formats for decorative and advertising purposes. Items in the collection include prints, advertisements, publications, stamps,...
Dates: circa 1891 - 2005
R. M. Peardon Donaghy World War II neurosurgery papers
Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: Ms Coll 91
Content Description: The collection documents R. M. Peardon Donaghy's service as the leader of a World War II United States Army mobile neurosurgical unit in Europe between 1943-1945. The collection includes Donaghy's field notebook containing handwritten patient notes; loose operative notes of neurosurgical procedures on small printed forms; 4 photographs; and a letter of recommendation for Donaghy.
James H. Etheridge and family collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 62
Overview: James H. Etheridge was a gynecologist who became Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush Medical College. The collection contains biographical materials, correspondence of Etheridge, correspondence of Etheridge's wife's family (including the correspondence of Heman G. Powers, a Chicago businessman), Etheridge's writings, his patient records, ephemera from medical societies, photographs, and certificates and diplomas.
Ronald H. Fishbein collection on the Nathan Smith family
Call Number: Ms Coll 24
Overview: The collection contains materials collected by Ronald H. Fishbein (1931-2015) related to Nathan Smith (1762-1829) and his family. Nathan Smith was a physician, teacher, and author, who founded the Dartmouth Medical School and co-founded the Yale School of Medicine. Materials in the collection include family history manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence with Nathan Smith authors and biographers, and a typescript of an article by Fishbein.