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Dryden P. Morse papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 58
Overview: Dryden P. Morse was a heart surgeon who practiced in Philadelphia and then at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in New Jersey. A pioneer in the use of pacemakers, he was an expert on the technology of pacemakers and invented several improvements. The collection contains a small amount of correspondence, published articles and unpublished manuscripts, and information on his inventions and his interactions with pacemaker companies.
Dates: 1942-1999

Polly Luckett Murray papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 85
Overview: Polly Luckett Murray (1934-2019) was an artist and resident of Lyme, Connecticut whose documentation of local illness and advocacy work prompted the medical investigation that identified Lyme disease. After the bacteria and means of transmission were identified she worked to raise public awareness of Lyme disease and authored The Widening Circle: a Lyme disease pioneer tells her story. The collection documents Murray's data collection of symptoms experienced by...
Dates: circa 1965 - 1996

New Haven Hospital and Grace-New Haven Community Hospital Collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 43
Overview: This collection includes the Dean of the Yale School of Medicine's correspondence and copies of minutes and reports concerning New Haven Hospital, the New Haven Dispensary, and Grace-New Haven Community Hospital; broadsides and brochures concerning these institutions and Yale-New Haven Hospital;miscellaneous materials including historical accounts of the hospital; and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1826-1976, bulk 1911-1947

Wallace Lyman Orcutt student notes from Yale University School of Medicine

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Call Number: Ms Coll 22
Overview: The notebooks contain Orcutt's notes from medical school courses including physiology courses by Russell Chittenden and Yandell Henderson, pathology, bacteriology, pharmacology, histology, therapeutics by Oliver T. Osborne, and clinics by George Blumer and Wilder Tileston. The histology notes contain illustrations colored in pencil. The bacteriology notes are in an illustrated notebook printed especially for the bacteriology course at Yale. The physiology notes contain tracings from a...
Dates: 1908-1910

Ashley W. Oughterson collection

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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.
Dates: 1943-1959

Peter Parker collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 6
Overview: Peter Parker graduated from Yale College in 1831 and from the Medical Institution of Yale College in 1834. Ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1834, he sailed that year to China as the first Protestant medical missionary to that country. The papers relate to Parker's medical practice at the Canton Hospital and elsewhere, his missionary activities including his sermons, and his work for the U.S. Government as a diplomat to China. Most of the papers have been photographed at...
Dates: 1825-1947, bulk 1825-1884

Patent medicine almanacs

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Call Number: Pam Coll 3
Overview: The collection contains almanacs issued annually by American and a few Canadian companies to promote the sale of their proprietary remedies. Of special note is a complete collection of Hostetter's Almanac from 1867 through 1910.
Dates: 1843-1966

Sally Hitchcock Pullman at the Yale School of Nursing papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 79
Overview: Sally Hitchcock Pullman (1919-2020) earned a Master of Science in Nursing from the Yale School of Nursing in 1944. She served as a WWII United States Army nurse in the South Pacific and in 1997 authored Letters Home: memoirs of one Army nurse in the Southwest Pacific in World War II about her wartime experience. The collection documents Pullman's attendance at the Yale School of Nursing from 1941-1944. Materials include course handouts, notes, completed assignments,...
Dates: 1941-1944

Wilfrid Rall computational neuroscience research collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 83
Overview: Wilfrid Rall (1922-2018) was a neuroscientist whose work focused on the electrical properties of neurons and the functions of neuronal dendrites. His development of cable theory and the compartmental modeling approach for studying dendrites and synaptic integration helped found the discipline of computational neuroscience. The collection includes 11 of Rall's notebooks documenting his research on dendritic function from 1959-1971, Gordon Shepherd's correspondence documenting his collaboration...
Dates: 1963-2020

Gloria Robinson student papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 87
Overview: Gloria Robinson (1924-2017) was a painter and medical illustrator. After completing a PhD in History of Science and Medicine from the Yale School of Medicine in 1969 she was a research affiliate and lecturer in the Yale History of Medicine Department and author of A Prelude to Genetics: Theories of a Material Substance of Heredity From Darwin to Weissman. The collection contains notes, papers, and syllabi from the History of Medicine course she attended in 1963-1964...
Dates: 1963-1964

Edward Roth medical school notes and medical practice case books

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Call Number: Ms Coll 47
Overview: Edward Roth was a graduate of Bellevue Hospital Medical College in New York city in 1880 after the required attendance of two years. The collection consists of ten volumes, the first five of which are Roth's notes on medical school lectures and clinics from 1878-1880. The remaining five include four volumes documenting his clinical practice in New Haven, 1891-1893, and one volume with a few entries on practice in Massachusetts in late 1893.
Dates: 1878-1880, 1891-1893

Theodore C. Ruch correspondence

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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...
Dates: 1932-1960

Sheet music collection on medical themes

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Call Number: Pam Coll 5
Overview: Sheet music on medical themes including songs and piano compositions about medical providers, ailments, remedies, health for children, and advertisements for medical products. Much of the music was performed in music halls or as part of musicals, or later, performed on radio, television, and on records.
Dates: ca. 1762-1989, bulk 1890-1940

Society of Physiological Neurology Papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 39
Overview: The Society of Physiological Neurology was was founded in 1937 as an outgrowth of the American Neurological Association. It held annual meetings from 1938 to 1942. The collection appears to be the archives of the Society and contains correspondence with members and others by the successive chairmen of the annual meeting committees; membership lists; drafts of programs; and attendance records.
Dates: 1937-1943

Howard M. Spiro Papers

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Call Number: Ms Coll 42
Overview: Howard Spiro was head of the Gastroenterology Unit or Section of the Department of Internal Medicine at Yale from 1955 until his retirement in 1999. He was co-founder and first Director of the Program for Humanities in Medicine. The collection contains typescripts of Spiro's talks and addresses; typescripts of essays, mostly related to issues in humanities in medicine; a manuscript autobiography; correspondence related to Yale; reprints of Spiros's articles, columns, and book reviews; and ten...
Dates: 1918-2012, bulk 1960-2012

Madeline Earle Stanton correspondence

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Call Number: Ms Coll 7
Overview: Madeline Stanton was secretary to Harvey Cushing at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. She accompanied him to Yale in 1933, and after his death, she and John F. Fulton headed the Histiorical Library of the Yale Medical Library. The corresponence consists of letters and cards sent to Madeline Stanton by neurosurgical colleagues and former students of Harvey Cushing, by employees at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, and others. Major correspondents include Percival Bailey, Claude S. Beck,...
Dates: 1915-1963, bulk 1927-1933

Iser Steiman papers

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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

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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...
Dates: 1921-1948

The Bert Hansen collection of medicine and public health in popular graphic art

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Call Number: Ms Coll 67
Overview: The collection comprises material collected by medical historian Bert Hansen to document depictions of medicine and public health presented to the general population of the United States from the mid-19th through early 21st centuries. Contents of the collection were produced between 1850 and 2010 and include complete and partial issues of periodical publications, prints, posters, film publicity materials, product brochures and promotional materials, calendars, and photocopies of related...
Dates: 1850-2010

Herbert Thoms collection

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Call Number: Ms Coll 14
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, particularly a set of letters from Grantly Dick-Read; a nearly full set of articles by Thoms; and 11 scrapbooks and photograph albums concerning his years as a Yale medical student and early faculty member, his work on natural childbirth and rooming-in, and his interest in the history of Connecticut medicine.
Dates: 1906-1971