Weights and measures
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on a system of standard units of measure. Works on the science of measurement or of weights and measures are entered under Metrology. Works on a quantity taken as a standard of measurement are entered under Units of measurement. Works on the force exerted by the gravitational field on a body are entered under Weight (Physics).
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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...