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- Yale University. School of Medicine 19
- Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960 8
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- 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
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- Knight, J. (Jonathan), 1789-1864 3
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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.
The collection includes fliers, pamphlets, postcards, and objects produced by a variety of organizations working to make abortion illegal in the United States. Items were collected by Megann Licskai, most were distributed at "Vita et Veritas" conferences held on the Yale University campus in 2017 and 2018. Objects include fetus dolls, a pin, and a rubber bracelet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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 was an early homeopathic physician in San Francisco. The collection consists of letters to his family.
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 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 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.