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- Subject: Medicine -- History X
- Manuscripts and Archives 14
- Medical Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library 10
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 2
- Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960 7
- Yale University 6
- Yale University. School of Medicine 6
- Stanton, Madeline E. (Madeline Earle) 4
- Stevenson, Lloyd G., 1918- 4
- Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939 3
- Garrison, Fielding H. (Fielding Hudson), 1870-1935 3
- Klebs, Arnold C. (Arnold Carl), 1870-1943 3
- Light, Richard Upjohn, 1902-1994 3
- Rosen, George, 1910-1977 3
- Thomson, Elizabeth Harriet, 1907- 3
- Yale Medical Library. Historical Library 3
- American Association for the History of Medicine 2
- American Medical Association 2
- Francis, William Willoughby, 1878- 2
- Fulton, Lucia Pickering, 1899-1989 2
- Gibson, William C. (William Carleton), 1913-2009 2
- Hansen, Bert, 1944- 2
- Harvey, Samuel Clark, 1886-1953 2
- Helfand, William H. 2 ∧ less
- Storage location
- Stored offsite 12
- Stored onsite 10
- Stored onsite and offsite 4
American Association for the History of Medicine records
Call Number: MS 1266
Overview: The records include programs and correspondence of the American Association for the History of Medicine.
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
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.
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.
Department of the History of Science and Medicine, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 107
Overview: The records consist of student, subject, course, and seminar files documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of the History of Science and Medicine. Included are files of department chairmen Derek de Solla Price and Asger Aaboe.
"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
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.
William Fergusson papers
Call Number: MS 1287
Overview: The papers consist of letters and other materials which document the military career of William Fergusson, a British physician. The papers detail Fergusson's experiences in Portugal, during the Peninsular War, and include material relating to the administration of military hospitals. Typescripts of several items are included in the papers.
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.
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
Samuel Clark Harvey papers
Call Number: MS 1244
Overview: Personal and professional papers of Samuel Clark Harvey.
Dates: 1796-1994, bulk 1907-1953
William Helfand collection of medical ephemera
Call Number: Pam Coll 8
Overview: The collection contains printed ephemera related to medicine and pharmacy either arranged in albums by William Helfand or donated in loose form. These include trade cards (some on marijuana and street drugs), postcards, advertisements in various formats for patent medicines and devices, advertisements for cancer cures, playing cards, cards of famous scientists and physicians, stock certificates for pharmaceutical companies, photographs of old pharmacies, pharmacy prescription envelopes,...
Arnold Carl Klebs papers
Call Number: MS 1297
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research notes, manuscripts, printed matter, and photographs.
John Edward Lane papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 338
Overview: Correspondence and research files. Correspondence includes letters to Lane, with copies of some of his replies, regarding the Beaumont Medical Club, and in response to articles by Lane on William Henry Carmalt, Jean-Francois Coste, Robert Willan, and other subjects. Research files include articles, clippings and notes, in folders entitled "Medical History - General","Medical History - France - École de Médicine, Montpellier", "Medical History - France - St. Louis Hospital, Paris", "Medicine...
Gustaf E. Lindskog Papers
Call Number: Ms Coll 34
Overview: Thoracic surgeon Gustaf Lindskog was a member of the Department of Surgery from 1933 until his retirement in 1971. He chaired the department from 1948 to 1966. The collection consists primarily of his reports as head of the Thoracic Surgery Service of New Haven Hospital, talks including history of surgery lectures given at Yale, medical illustrations, and reprints. The restricted boxes contain Lindskog's notes on his surgical operations on named patients.
Sherwin B. Nuland papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1113
Overview: The Sherwin B. Nuland Papers, which span from 1940 to 2014, contain correspondence, writings, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other papers related to Sherwin B. Nuland's life and work.
Dates: circa 1940s-2014
Program in History of Science and Medicine, Yale University, prize-winning essays
Call Number: RU 1056
Overview: The materials consist of history of science and medicine prize-winning essays written by Yale College seniors.
Gloria Robinson student papers
Collection — Box: 1
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...
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...