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- Repository: Medical Historical Library, Harvey Cushing / John Hay Whitney Medical Library X
- Photographs 22
- Correspondence 15
- Physicians 9
- Medicine, Military 7
- Medical education 6
- Medical students 6
- Diaries 5
- Quacks and quackery 5
- Medical records 4
- Medicine -- History 4
- Mental illness 4
- Postcards 4
- Scrapbooks 4
- Surgery 4
- Anatomy, Comparative 3
- Drawings (visual works) 3
- Medical historians 3
- Medicine -- Connecticut 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Patent medicines -- United States 3 ∧ less
- Yale University. School of Medicine 15
- Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960 8
- Helfand, William H. 6
- Stanton, Madeline E. (Madeline Earle) 6
- Blumer, George, 1872-1962 4
- Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939 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
- Knight, J. (Jonathan), 1789-1864 3
- New Haven Hospital (New Haven, Conn.) 3
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 3
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885 3
- Thomson, Elizabeth Harriet, 1907- 3
- Winslow, C.-E. A. (Charles-Edward Amory), 1877-1957 3
- Winternitz, M. C. (Milton C.) 3
- Yale-New Haven Hospital 3
- American Medical Association 2
- Bacon, Francis, 1831-1912 2 ∧ less
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.
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.
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
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, bulk 1900-1940
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....
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Call Number: Ms Coll 31
Overview: This collection documents some of Helen Forbes's activities as a medical faculty wife in the mid-twentieth century. Papers include lists of which faculty wives were responsible for daily student teas; account books and statistics on attendance at teas; newspaper clippings and other information on the annual Aesculapian Frolics; bylaws and a small amount of information and newspaper clippings on the activities of the Medical Dames/Wives; lists of married students; and a recetion for the...
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
Call Number: Ms Coll 41
Overview: Arnold Gesell was head of the Psycho-Clinic and later of the Clinic of Child Development at the Yale School of Medicine from 1911 to 1948. Some of his former collaborators founded the Gesell Institute for Child Development in 1950 in New Haven to carry on his work. The collection contains non-book publications by Arnold Gesell and his collaborators as well as of some of the staff members of the Gesell Institute. Publications include not only reprints of professional articles, but also popular...
Dates: 1922-1991, bulk 1930-1959
Call Number: Ms Coll 59
Overview: The papers include degrees from Trinity College, Dublin; certificates of hospital training; Haran's appointment as Medical Officer in the East Africa Protectorate; various reports on the plague in Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa, and the Gold Coast; his work during the war as Deputy Principal Medical Officer of the East African Protectorate; and other reports and correspondence. Of note are a map of Kisumu showing plague areas, and a broadside on the plague in the Gold Coast. The collection also...
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,...
Call Number: Ms Coll 45
Overview: The collection contains public health surveys by Hiscock and others; some correspondence; materials related to Hiscock's activities in Yale-in-China and the World Health Assembly; materials on Hiscock's awards; photographs and memorabilia on the dedication of the Ira V. Hiscock Library; and memorabilia that were to be assembled in scrapbooks, especially from the period after his retirement.
Dates: 1914-1987, bulk 1930-1973
Call Number: Ms Coll 48
Overview: G. D. (Edith) Hsiung was head of the Virology Laboratory at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, founder and director of the national Viral Reference Laboratory for the VA, and professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Yale. The collection includes correspondence, descriptions of her courses and special workshops, presentations, scrapbooks, photographs, reprints of articles, laboratory notebooks, and research manuscripts.
Call Number: Ms Coll 21
Overview: Joan K. Jackson, as a graduate student in sociology at McGill University, began a diary on the experiences and views of her husband Stanley K. Jackson and of his fellow students to their medical education at the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The diary covers Stanley W. Jackson's third and fourth years at McGill and a year of internship at the Royal Victoria Hospital.