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Henrietta C. Bartlett papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 336
Overview: Collection includes letters to Bartlett from various correspondents, concerned mainly with bibliographical matters, relating especially to Shakespeare and his period. Correspondents include Joseph Quincy Adams, Tucker Brooke, Beverly Chew, George Watson Cole, Harvey Cushing, John Drinkwater, John Farquhar Fulton, W. W. Greg, Geoffrey Keynes, Amy Lowell, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Julia Marlowe, William Allan Neilson, Alfred Edward Newton, Alfred William Pollard, Seymour de Ricci, Otis Skinner,...
Harvey Williams Cushing Papers in the Yale University Library
Call Number: MS 160
Overview: The Harvey Williams Cushing Papers in the Yale University Library are composed of correspondence, subject files, writings, family papers, artifacts, and writings about Harvey Cushing. The papers document the personal life and professional career of a medical giant and pioneer neurosurgeon. They reveal Cushing as a doctor, teacher, soldier, administrator, bibliophile, and scientist, whose diverse achievements are important to the histories of the Harvard Medical School, Peter Bent Brigham...
Dates: 1745-1965, bulk 1887-1939
Department of the History of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 738
Overview: The records consist of administrative files, reports, correspondence, and personnel and student records documenting the Department of the History of Science and Medicine (known as the Department of the History of Medicine prior to 1959) at the Yale Medical School. Included are the records of the department chairs John Farquhar Fulton, Frederick Lawrence Holmes, Derek John de Solla Price, and Lloyd Grenfell Stevenson, and the correspondence of professors George Rosen and Henry Ernest Sigerist.
Elizabeth Harriet Thomson papers
Call Number: MS 1623
Overview: The papers are composed of correspondence and project files which document Elizabeth Thomson's research and writing on the history of medicine. Additional material concerns her editorial and administrative work for John Fulton in the Yale University Department of the History of Medicine.
John Farquhar Fulton papers
Call Number: MS 1236
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, memoranda, writings, photographs, and memorabilia, which document the career of John Farquhar Fulton as a neurophysiologist, medical historian, and bibliophile. The files also include personal and professional letters which reflect his involvement in organizations and projects including his work with the National Research Council, particularly in aviation medicine and in editing a medical history of World War II. Fulton's writings concern physiological and...
Dates: 1892-1988, bulk 1920-1960
Fulton-Wheatland Family Correspondence
Call Number: Ms Coll 38
Overview: Lucia Pickering Wheatland married John Fulton, who was in Oxford on a Rhodes fellowship, in 1923. The collection contains correspondence from Lucia and John Fulton in Oxford to Lucia's parents, Richard and Mary Wheatland, in Massachusetts. John Fulton was named professor of physiology at Yale in 1929.
Dates: 1921-1930, bulk 1923-1925
Ross Granville Harrison papers
Call Number: MS 263
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, administrative and teaching files, and research materials which document the personal life and professional career of Ross Granville Harrison. Correspondence with many academic, medical, and scientific figures is included, as are the records relating to Yale University's Department of Zoology (1920-1938) and Osborn Zoological Laboratory (1919-1938). Drafts of writings, lectures and related visual materials, research files, and photographs are also arranged...
Dates: 1820-1975, bulk 1889-1959
Robert J. T. Joy Student Notes from Yale School of Medicine
Call Number: Ms Coll 18
Overview: Robert J. T. Joy graduated from Yale School of Medicine in 1954. The collection contains his student notes.
Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Papers
Call Number: LWL MSS 20
Overview: The Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Papers consists of correspondence, writings, financial records, and other papers documenting the personal and professional activities and interests of the American author, editor, and collector Wilmarth Lewis and his wife Annie Burr Lewis. At their home in Farmington, Connecticut, the Lewises created a world-renowned collection of eighteenth-century print, graphic, and manuscript material related to the English author, connoisseur, and collector Horace Walpole...
Dates: 1800-1980, bulk 1926-1979
Found in: Lewis Walpole Library
George Richards Minot papers
Call Number: MS 1327
Overview: The papers include reprints, clippings, correspondence with John Fulton, and biographical material of George R. Minot.
Miscellaneous letters collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Ashley W. Oughterson collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 51
Overview: The collection includes a small amount of correspondence; a notebook including Oughterson's account of his travel to and first days in Japan in 1945; a form for examining those exposed to the atomic bomb; clippings and articles about Oughterson; obituaries including a lengthy memoir published separately by John F. Fulton and Eugene Davidson; photographs; and articles on military medicine and the atomic and H-bomb collected by Oughterson.
John Punnett Peters papers
Call Number: MS 897
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, reports, writings, and personal papers of John Punnett Peters. The papers primarily document his crusade for national health insurance and his support for progressive causes and include materials on his disloyalty charge. Copies of many of his writings and speeches and personal correspondence and papers are also included. These papers are part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Theodore C. Ruch correspondence
Call Number: Ms Coll 37
Overview: Theordore C. Ruch, physiologist and primatologist, received his Ph.D. at Yale in physiology in 1933. The collection contains both sides of the correspondence between Ruch and his mentor, John F. Fulton, as well as related correspondence to/from Ruch or Fulton and others. Subjects include the publishing of Ruch's Bibliographia primatologica in 1941, Ruch's work with Fulton on editions of William Henry Howell's Textbook of...
Henry Ernest Sigerist papers
Call Number: MS 788
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notes, writings, lectures, photographs, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Henry E. Sigerist. His student and teaching activities, writings on the history of medicine, concern for public health policies in the United States and Asia, cold war political interests, and other professional and personal concerns are documented in the papers. Sigerist corresponded with several prominent figures in the field of medicine. These...
Madeline Earle Stanton papers
Call Number: MS 1482
Overview: The papers include correspondence, diaries, writings, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Madeline Stanton's bibliographic and administrative support of the work of Harvey Cushing and John Fulton, as well as her personal affairs.
Iser Steiman papers
Call Number: Ms Coll 27
Overview: The papers consist primarily of letters between Iser Steiman and John F. Fulton from 1943 to Fulton's death in 1960. Both sides of the correspondence are available as Steiman kept copies of his own letters. Other correspondents include Madeline Stanton, Harriet Thomson, and Wiliam C. Gibson. Topics include avaiation medicine; Steiman's translations of Soviet Russian works on military medicine; and history of medicine. Also part of the collection is a copy of a typewritten autobiography by...
Dates: 1943-1975, bulk 1943-1960
Edward Clark Streeter collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 25
Overview: Edward Clark Streeter, 1874-1947, was a graduate of Yale College in 1898 who practiced medicine in Chicago in the early part of his career. After his move to Boston in 1907, he became a book collector, a historian of medicine, and a friend and collaborator of Harvey Cushing on historical projects. When he moved to Stonington, Connecticut in 1928, he was appointed from 1939 to 1933 visiting professor of history of medicine at Yale. In 1941, he donated his collection of weights and measures and...
Erik Waller collection
Call Number: MS 1341
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and printed matter which document Erik Waller's bibliophilia. The collection, which was assembled in the Yale Medical Historical Library, includes Waller's correspondence with Harvey Cushing and John Fulton.
Charles-Edward Amory Winslow papers
Call Number: MS 749
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, organization and subject files, teaching materials, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials documenting the professional career and personal life of C.-E.A. Winslow, a prominent figure in the public health movement. Correspondence focuses on health and social welfare issues with several notable educators, doctors, and social policy advocates. Organization files include material relating to the United States Public Health Service and the...
Dates: 1874-1977, bulk 1915-1945