Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Records detailing the medical history and treatments conducted by individuals with a medical practitioner or in an institution such as a hospital or clinic.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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
James H. Etheridge and family collection
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.
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.
Peter Parker collection
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
Edward Roth medical school notes and medical practice case books
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
Waltham Hospital medical records
Call Number: Ms Coll 82
Overview: The collection includes seven bound volumes of hand-written medical records from Waltham Hospital (Waltham Massachusetts) created between 1889-1897 and one book about Alfred Worcester, M.D. (1855-1951), who practiced medicine at Waltham Hospital. Each volume contains the records of approximately 100 patients written by attending physicians. Records may include progress notes, operative reports, medication records, pathology reports, patient dispositions, and drawings. The collection documents...
Dates: 1889-1897, 1925