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David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

The holdings of the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library range from ancient papyri to records of modern advertising. There are over 10,000 manuscript collections containing more than 20 million individual manuscript items. Only a portion of these collections and items are discoverable on this site. Others may be found in the library catalog.

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Sophia Jex-Blake letter, to the Editor of the Spectator, undated, [probably between 1878 and 1912]

1 item
ALS. Response to the editor's inquiries regarding the tuition and course of studies at the Edinburgh School of Medicine for Women.
1 result in this collection

J. C. (James Cossar) Ewart note, undated [probably between 1870 and 1933].

1 item
ANS.
1 result in this collection

James Mathews Duncan note, [London], undated, [probably between 1846 and 1890]

1 item
ANS. Regretfully declines invitation.
1 result in this collection

John William Draper letter, New York City, to Count A. Gurowski, undated [probably between 1840 and 1882]

1 item
ALS. Writes of the reception of one of his books.
1 result in this collection

Augustin Grisolle note, undated [probably between 1830 and 1869].

1 item
ANS. Arranges a meeting.
1 result in this collection

Ange Marie Francois Guepin letter, undated [probably between 1825 and 1873].

1 item
ALS. Writes of family matters.
1 result in this collection

Richard Bright papers, [London], undated, probably between 1817 and 1858

4 items
2 letters (ANS) and 2 holograph notes, unsigned, relating to various social engagements.
1 result in this collection

Charles Francois S. Giraudy letter, undated [probably between 1800 and 1848].

1 item
ALS relating medical notes and observations.
1 result in this collection

Andrew Duncan, Jr. letter, [Edinburgh], to "My dear Sir.", undated, [probably between 1793 and 1832]

1 item
ALS. Invites addressee to join the Horticulture Society [of Edinburgh].
1 result in this collection

John Mackie letter, to Tristam Burges, undated [probably between 1790 and 1853]

1 item
ALS. Writes regarding the settlement of an estate.
1 result in this collection

John Mason Good papers, undated [probably between 1784 and 1827].

2 items
ALS. Writes to Mr. J. Robinson and Mr. Stockdale respectively regarding his account and the sale of his work.
1 result in this collection

St. Thomas's Hospital document, London, undated [probably between 1775 and 1823]

1 item
Document, signed. John Mitchell petitions the Hospital for admittance. The Hospital receives the promise of John Haighton, physician, to supply the patient with clean body linen weekly and to remove the body at his expense, if the patient should die within the Hospital's care.
1 result in this collection

David Ramsay document, Charleston, South Carolina], undated, [post 1815]

1 item
Holograph document, signed. Details the division of the trust estate of Ramsay by the commissioners appointed by the court of equity. Signed by commissioners, J. King, T. Smith and W. Simmons. Also signed by heirs and beneficiaries, J.W. Campbell, G.B. Reid, M.G. Ramsay, Sarah Ramsay, J.A. Ramsay, and W.G. Ramsay.
1 result in this collection

Samuel Jean Pozzi papers, undated [between 1866 and 1918?].

2 items
ANS and a calling card, with mss, unsigned. Regarding social engagements.
1 result in this collection

Amedee Dechambre papers, undated, between 1853-1886

2 items
2 ANS. In one note, Dechambre refers to Ch. Bouchard and P. Brouardel.
1 result in this collection

Lewis A. Sayre note, undated [between 1850 and 1900].

1 item
ANS. Introduces Dr. Grant, a Canadian surgeon.
1 result in this collection

Leon Clement le Fort note, undated [between 1850 and 1893?].

1 item
ANS. Asks addressee to bring his "memoire" to the evening's gathering.
1 result in this collection

Auguste Nelaton letter, [Paris], to M. Dallais, undated [between 1836-1873]

1 item
ALS. Prescribes treatment of a fistula on a joint by iodized injections, Burgrave dressings and sea baths.
1 result in this collection

Charles Lasegue note, undated [between 1835 and 1883?].

1 item
ANS. Informs addressee that a Dr. Morel, physician in chief at the Rouen Asylum, wishes to visit their patient, Leon Guibout.
1 result in this collection

Jean Jacques Joseph Leroy d'Etiolles note, [Paris], undated [between 1820 and 1860?]

1 item
ANS. Asks a colleague to assist him the next day.
1 result in this collection

M. Lisfranc note, undated [between 1810 and 1847?].

1 item
ANS.
1 result in this collection

Francois Magendie letter, [Sannois, now suburb of Paris], to Dr. Boulard, undated, [between 1800 and 1855?]

1 item
ALS. Asks him to kindly give three or four baths free of charge to a servant girl of his wife who does not have the means to pay for them. Adds that next time he will recommend better patients.
1 result in this collection

Johann Ferdinand Koreff letter, undated [between 1800 and 1851?].

1 item
ALS. Sends information on cases of artificial anus.
1 result in this collection

William Saunders note, undated, [between 1800-1817].

1 item
ANS. Requests that bearer be given a copy of his work on mineral waters, as well as his book on the liver. Note is attached to short biographical sketch.
1 result in this collection

Sir Lucas Pepys note, to James Window, Esq., undated, [between 1784-1830]

1 item
ANS. Autograph sample.
1 result in this collection

Philippe Pinel note, to Citizen Husson, undated [between 1765 and 1826?]

1 item
ANS. Excuses his absence from a committee meeting.
1 result in this collection

Raphael Bienvenu Sabatier note, undated [between 1750 and 1811?].

1 item
ANS.
1 result in this collection

Ernst von Bergmann letter, Berlin, undated [before 1907]

1 item
Letter (ALS) concerning corrections to a report.
1 result in this collection

O. Terrillon note, undated [before 1895].

1 item
ANS. Sets a time to meet the next day.
1 result in this collection

J. N. (Jean Nicolas) Demarquay letter, [Paris], undated [before 1875]

1 item
ANS regarding a competition.
1 result in this collection

J. G. Spurzheim note, undated [before 1832].

1 item
ANS. An autograph signature sample.
1 result in this collection

Germain See papers, undated, [after 1840].

2 items
ANS. Prescribes a diuretic diet and daily sea baths.
1 result in this collection

H. Leigh Thomas letter, to Mr. Diamond, undated [19th century?]

1 item
ALS. Prescribes a course of treatment for tumors, including the application of leeches.
1 result in this collection

Charles Verral letter, [London], to Dr. Hodgkin, undated (19th century?)

1 item
ALS. Sends a copy of his latest work.
1 result in this collection

Claude Pouteau manuscript, undated [1772].

1 item
AMS. A prescription.
1 result in this collection

Jean-Louis-Marie Alibert letter, Paris, undated

2 items
Letter (ALS) describes a treatment for a skin condition. Includes translation. Includes translation.
1 result in this collection

Georges Apostoli letter, Paris, undated

1 item
Letter (ALS) informs recipient that Apostoli will send a recent published thesis on his electrical treatment of fibromata.
1 result in this collection

William Musgrave letter, [England], to Walter Moyle, undated

1 item
Holograph letter, unsigned. Musgrave writes to Moyle on the Roman remains in Belga, a district of Roman Britain. The letter is in Latin.
1 result in this collection

Mason Fitch Cogswell letter, E. Hartford, to Miss Sally Butler, Hartford, undated

1 item
ALS. Informs Miss Butler of a slight change in travel plans due to a headache suffered by Mrs. Cogswell and relays Mrs. Cogswell's instruction to write and let them know how "Catherine and the rest are."
1 result in this collection

Bartolomeo Eustachi letter, undated.

1 item
Photostat of an ALS.
1 result in this collection

Paul F. Eve autograph, undated.

1 item
End fragment of an ALS.
1 result in this collection

John Tyndall letter, London, undated

1 item
ALS. Tyndall inquires after "the character of the instruction" received by the two sons of a deceased acquaintance.
1 result in this collection

Henry Jacob Bigelow note, [Boston], undated

1 item
Note (ANS) informing addressee of his return.
1 result in this collection

Carl Henry Davis manuscript, [Wilmington, Delaware], undated

1 item
Typescript manuscript, "The obstetric forceps". On verso of the Medical Society of Delaware stationery. With corrections. Author's name printed below title.
1 result in this collection

Henri Louis Roger letter, [Paris], undated.

1 item
ALS. Refers to the death of M. Taber, a mutual acquaintance.
1 result in this collection

Esprit Sylvestre Blanche note, undated.

1 item
Dinner invitation (ANS).
1 result in this collection

Joannes de Carro note, Carlsbad, Germany, undated

1 item
Note (ANS). Expects a good season in Carlsbad.
1 result in this collection

Pierre-Joseph Desault rapport des experiences de M. Cheveuil sur la section de la Symphise du pubis, undated.

1 item
Holograph signed. Typed English translation available. Desault concludes that section of the pubis is not a dangerous operation and that in certain cases it is preferable to the Cesarean section.
1 result in this collection

Friedrich Theodor Frerichs note, [Berlin], undated

1 item
ANS.
1 result in this collection

Hermann von Helmholtz note, undated.

1 item
ANS.
1 result in this collection