Medicine -- 19th century
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes photocopies of articles with medical themes from historical newspapers created by Bert Hansen while conducting research for a publication on medical history and mass media. Topics include rabies (hydrophobia) and rabies vaccine; Louis Pasteur; diphtheria; smallpox; food safety; prevention of cruelty to animals; and various medical treatments. Most photocopies are from microfilm resources and have been annotated by Hansen.
The collection includes materials from Iowa physician Thomas Siveter (1800-1893), a prominent surgeon in Salem, Iowa from 1845-1893 and a founding member of the Iowa State Medical Society. The collection includes a patient logbook, advertisements for medications and medical products, correspondence, and a few items of ephemera.