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ALS. Response to the editor's inquiries regarding the tuition and course of studies at the Edinburgh School of Medicine for Women.
ANS. Regretfully declines invitation.
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.
ANS. Arranges a meeting.
ALS. Writes of family matters.
2 letters (ANS) and 2 holograph notes, unsigned, relating to various social engagements.
ALS relating medical notes and observations.
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].
ALS. Writes regarding the settlement of an estate.
ALS. Writes to Mr. J. Robinson and Mr. Stockdale respectively regarding his account and the sale of his work.
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.
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.
ANS and a calling card, with mss, unsigned. Regarding social engagements.
2 ANS. In one note, Dechambre refers to Ch. Bouchard and P. Brouardel.
ANS. Introduces Dr. Grant, a Canadian surgeon.
ANS. Asks addressee to bring his "memoire" to the evening's gathering.
ALS. Prescribes treatment of a fistula on a joint by iodized injections, Burgrave dressings and sea baths.
ANS. Informs addressee that a Dr. Morel, physician in chief at the Rouen Asylum, wishes to visit their patient, Leon Guibout.
ANS. Asks a colleague to assist him the next day.
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.
ALS. Sends information on cases of artificial anus.
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.
ANS. Autograph sample.
ANS. Excuses his absence from a committee meeting.
Letter (ALS) concerning corrections to a report.
ANS. Sets a time to meet the next day.
ANS regarding a competition.
ANS. An autograph signature sample.
ANS. Prescribes a diuretic diet and daily sea baths.
ALS. Prescribes a course of treatment for tumors, including the application of leeches.
ALS. Sends a copy of his latest work.
AMS. A prescription.
ALS. Informs addressee that she is obliged to decline both the topics and manner of correspondence suggested.
ANS. Accepts invitation.
Note (ANS) informing addressee of his return.
Note (ANS). Accepts an invitation to dinner.
AMS, unsigned. Incomplete manuscript of a study on enzymes and enzyme activation.
Autograph manuscripts, signed. Two sonnets, on his mother's miniature and on the burial of his son, April 20, 1883.
Autograph postcard, signed. Cancels appointment.
Dinner invitation (ANS).
Note (ANS) to "Mon cher confrere" Requests meeting.
ALS. Asks Collard to befriend a St. Marc, who seeks reinstatement to his former position as principal of a college.
Adamos manuscript, undated 1 item
Four pages of a materia medica, of which one section bears the title "The Efforts and Vertuos: with the severall use of Venice Triache."
Signed note from French surgeon Amédée Allemant reports that he will be unable to visit that evening.
This signed note from Allemant reports that he will be unable to visit that evening.
2 notes (ANS).
Holograph letter, unsigned. Musgrave writes to Moyle on the Roman remains in Belga, a district of Roman Britain. The letter is in Latin.
ALS. Consents to Greenwood's preaching on the following day.
AMS. Royle's detailed report to Adam, Secretary to the Medical Board, Fort William, of the death from cholera of surgeon Henry Cavell.
ALS. Refers to the death of M. Taber, a mutual acquaintance.
Photostat of an ALS.
ALS. Announces the date of his arrival in Paris and promises upon his return to visit his friend's mother, who is ill.
ALS. Relating to publication matters.
End fragment of an ALS.
Fragment of a ALS, with signature.
ALS. Letter of recommendation for Doctor Forester Dexter.
Letter (ALS) informs recipient that Apostoli will send a recent published thesis on his electrical treatment of fibromata.
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."
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.
Letter (ALS). Reminds the addressee of his promise to write a chapter on the anatomy of the lungs and throat for a book Berard is preparing to publish.
ANS. Returning thanks for congratulations upon investiture as baron.
ALS. Refers the addressee to Alfred Stille's and John Shaw Billings' writings on cholera.
Letter (ALS) to "Cher Confrere et Ami"
A. Vulpian letter, undated. 1 item
ALS. Writes regarding the editing of a publication on Parkinson's disease.
Ph. Ricord papers, undated. 2 items
ANS. An invitation to a concert and a note to a patient regarding the course of treatment.
Typescript manuscript, "The obstetric forceps". On verso of the Medical Society of Delaware stationery. With corrections. Author's name printed below title.
ALS. Tyndall inquires after "the character of the instruction" received by the two sons of a deceased acquaintance.
Edward Cowles note, undated. 1 item
ANS. Sends compliments.
ANS. Autograph signature sample.
Letter (ALS) describes a treatment for a skin condition. Includes translation. Includes translation.
ALS. Regrets that his present state of health prevents him from visiting Anderson.
Autograph signature on a small card.
Note (ANS). Expects a good season in Carlsbad.
[Ad?] Richard papers, undated. 2 items
2 autographed notes from unidentified French physician.
ANS. A note of sympathy.
ANS. Sends an article.
Note (ANS) inviting Gilman to an evening with the "Gesellschaft naturforscher Freunde."
ANS. Appoints a time to meet.
Manuscript pages from a proposed, but never published second and revised edition of North's book, "A treatise on a malignant epidemic, commonly called spotted fever". Available are photographs of the title page of North's own copy of the book, which bears marginal notes in his hand. Reader is referred to the article by Pleadwell, "A new view of Elisha North ... ", in Annals of medical history, 6 (1924). The manuscript and North's copy form the basis of this essay.
2 AMS concerning techniques of heart surgery.
Certifies Thibault as Surgeon, Third Class, with the Seventh Regiment of the Light Cavalry. Signed by the Inspector-Generals of the "Service de Sante des Armees", including J.F. Coste, P. Bayen, and N. Heurteloup.
Certifies Thomassin as Surgeon in Chief with the Army of the Rhine and Moselle. Signed by members of the "Conseil de Sante", including J.F. Coste, P. Bayen, and N. Saucerotte.
G. M. A. Ferrus letter, [Paris], to M. Pierre Grand, Avocat, June 16, no year [between 1800 and 1826?] 1 item
ALS. Inquires on behalf of Charles Pinel regarding a bust of his father, Philippe Pinel.
ALS relating to a shipment of sulphate of quinine.
Terrade note, Feb. . 1 item
Church of Saint Peter and Paul, East Harling, Norfolk -- Oxford Castle, Oxford -- Strangers' Hall -- Merton College, Oxford -- Eysingham Gate, Norfolk -- Cancelled Plate.
Herbert Silvette papers, circa 1936-1988 2.5 Linear Feet — Approx. 900 Items
Author, and physiologist and pharmacologist at the University of Virginia Medical School. Collection comprises material relating to and examples of Herbert Silvette's writings, which include short stories, novels, and his work on the English translator Philemon Holland (1552-1637). There is also a large body of correspondence from Archibald MacLeish, which Silvette compiled in The Stiletto Letters. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.
Collection comprises material relating to and examples of Herbert Silvette's writings, which include short stories, novels, and his work on the English translator Philemon Holland (1552-1637). There is also a large body of correspondence from Archibald MacLeish, which Silvette compiled in "The Stiletto Letters."
Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.
Typed document. Physician's record of Lambert's stay at the Centre Neurologique, Place de Rouen, for observation and treatment of nervous disorders.
ALS and manuscript, signed. Letters from Thomas to Robert P. Harris, of Philadelphia, statistician of cases of Ceasarean section and extra-uterine pregnacy in New York City and its environs. Manuscript, signed, appears to be a questionnaire sent by Harris and filled out by Thomas on a case of gastro-hysterotomy.
ALS. Asks that recipient examine bearer of letter. Typed transcription available.
ALS. Recommends Dr. George W. Palmer for a position in the U.S. Navy. A note seconding McNaughton's recommendation added by Daniel Washburn.
ANS. Asks the President to recommend a doctor from the French garrison in Rome.