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Letter, Vienna, anonymous writer to Alexander Marcet, 1804, Jan. 17

1 item
Holograph, with signature page missing. Writer's references to Waterhouse and Jenner signal his involvement in the promotion of vaccination. Writer also communicates his surprise at Frank's decision to take up a post at the University of Vilna.
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Theodore Child letter, to Samuel Putnam Avery, 1886, Jun. 4

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The letter from Theodore Child to Samuel Putnam Avery refers to acquisition of Grolier-bound volume now in the Trent Collection at Duke University Medical Center Library: Benedetti's Anatomice, 1527.
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Petition by the citizens of Cripple Creek, Virginia, to Jeff Davis, President of the Confederacy, 1864 July 15

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Petition addressed "To his Excellency--The President of the Confederate States of America" from the citizens of Cripple Creek, Wythe County, Va. requesting the exemption of Dr. C.C. Campbell, the family physician for the area, to be exempted, detailed, and left in the area.
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Admittance cards, 1811-1880

0.2 Linear Feet — 98 cards; 1 box
.Admittance, matriculation, and "Order of Lecture" cards are from a number of medical students from 1811-1880 in the University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson Medical College, Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Harvard University Medical School, Philadelphia School of Anatomy, New Hampshire Medical Institution, Berkshire Medical Institution, and St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London, England). They contain the autographs of the most eminent professors of the day: i.e., Samuel Gross, Franklin Bache, Benjamin Rush, Austin Flint, Samuel Jackson, S. Weir Mitchell, J. K. Mitchell, Charles D. and James A Meigs, John Barclay Biddle, et al. The St. Bartholomew's Hospital card is signed by Ludford Harvey, John P. Vicent, and John Abernethy, the latter (1764-1831) being an eminent English surgeon and founder of the Medical School of St Bartholomew's. The "Order of Lecture" cards from Jefferson Medical College and the University of Pennsylvania list curricula, faculty and their residences, schedules of lectures and texts.Admittance cards, 1850-1853, are for courses at the Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia. They include two matriculation cards for William D. Watson of Chatham County, N. C., dated Nov., 1850, and Oct., 1852, and an examination card Oct., 1852-1853, which is signed by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell as professor of Anatomy, Surgery and Physiology. Dr. Watson returned to Chatham County after his graduation. His house was destroyed during the Civil War. The portion of his medical library saved and stored in a neighboring attic eventually was placed in the historical Collection of the library of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

.Admittance, matriculation, and "Order of Lecture" cards are from a number of medical students from 1811-1880 in the University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson Medical College, Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Harvard University Medical School, Philadelphia School of Anatomy, New Hampshire Medical Institution, Berkshire Medical Institution, and St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London, England). They contain the autographs of the most eminent professors of the day: i.e., Samuel Gross, Franklin Bache, Benjamin Rush, Austin Flint, Samuel Jackson, S. Weir Mitchell, J. K. Mitchell, Charles D. and James A Meigs, John Barclay Biddle, et al. The St. Bartholomew's Hospital card is signed by Ludford Harvey, John P. Vicent, and John Abernethy, the latter (1764-1831) being an eminent English surgeon and founder of the Medical School of St Bartholomew's. The "Order of Lecture" cards from Jefferson Medical College and the University of Pennsylvania list curricula, faculty and their residences, schedules of lectures and texts.

Admittance cards, 1850-1853, are for courses at the Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia. They include two matriculation cards for William D. Watson of Chatham County, N. C., dated Nov., 1850, and Oct., 1852, and an examination card Oct., 1852-1853, which is signed by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell as professor of Anatomy, Surgery and Physiology. Dr. Watson returned to Chatham County after his graduation. His house was destroyed during the Civil War. The portion of his medical library saved and stored in a neighboring attic eventually was placed in the historical Collection of the library of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

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Oyntment of Tobacca, 18th century

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Medical receipt on a single sheet of paper in an anonymous hand for an ointment made with olive oil, green tobacco, white wine, turpentine, and bee's wax. Below this, a recipe for "Lucatellus Oyntment or Balsome." On the verso, in a different hand, is a receipt for "Dr. Meades emultion for the lungs." A note in a different hand states "out of an ancient book of prescriptions culinary & medical from circa 1650."
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Emil Abderhalden letter to a Dr. Strauss, 1919 May 26

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In this letter (TLS), Abderhalden acknowledges the receipt of a letter, speaks of the general conditions in Germany, and solicits Dr. Strauss's contribution to the "Handbook of methods in biological investigations."
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John Abercrombie letters, 1839 and undated

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3 letters (ALS), including a letter of reference, dated May 27, 1839, Edinburgh, for Dr. William Pirrie.
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Henry Wentworth Acland letters, 1868-1877 and undated

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3 letters (ALS), two to his father, and one confidential letter regarding concerns about hospital.
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Adamos manuscript, undated

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Four pages of a materia medica, of which one section bears the title "The Efforts and Vertuos: with the severall use of Venice Triache."
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Abigail Adams letters, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mrs. Esther Black, Quincy, Massachusetts., 1797-1798

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6 letters (ALS) to Mrs. Black concerning Mr. and Mrs. Hall, who died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1797, and their orphaned infant daughter. Mr. Hall was treated by Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. John Redman Coxe. The infant was later inoculated for small pox by Dr. Rush. Includes transcriptions.
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Charles Baker Adams letter, Amherst, Mass. to H.G. Brown, 1851 Nov. 17

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Letter (ALS) acknowledges receipt of parcel of South African and other shells. Refers to Adams' work on Panamanian shells.
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John Adams letter, Quincy, Mass., to President James Monroe, 1821 Jun. 6

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In this letter (ALS) to President James Monroe, Adams forwards a letter of Benjamin Waterhouse and suggests that Waterhouse's present difficulties are a result of his outspoken support of "the Union."
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Louis Agassiz letters, 1836-1861

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2 letters (ALS). The first, in German, to fellow zoologist Dr. Kaup of Darmstadt. The second, in French, to W. G. Abel, a musician who applied for a position at Agassiz's school for girls.
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David Hayes Agnew letters, 1857-1880

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3 letters (ALS), including a letter of recommendation for R. G. Barclay to the Physicians and Surgeons of St. Joseph's Hospital.
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John Aikin letter, from Stoke-Newington, to William Taylor, Jr., Norwich, 1807 May 30

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Letter (ALS) regarding an article submitted by Taylor to the "Athenaeum", a journal edited by Aikin.
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Diploma, Madrid, Spain, 1808 June 30

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Diploma of membership in the society, "Regia matritensis Academia". Bears seal of society and signatures of Ignatius Maria Ruiz, Joseph Mozinnus, Joseph Anthony a Capdeosta, Banares, and Salvadore X. Coronado.
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Maurice Albin calling card, 1976 Oct. 31

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Calling card (ANS), inscribed to Dr. Robert H. Wilkins.
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Stephen Alexander letter, Princeton, to "My dear Sir", 1837 Jun. 9

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Letter (ALS) reports the whereabouts and activities of Joseph Henry, his brother-in-law, and A.D. Bache and lists the "scientific men of London" with whom they were in contact, including Faraday, Wheatstone, Babbage, Barlow, Dr. Gregory and a Professor Powell of Oxford.
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Jean-Louis-Marie Alibert letter, Paris, undated

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Letter (ALS) describes a treatment for a skin condition. Includes translation. Includes translation.
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Gabriel Andral letter, Paris, 1827 Jul. 10

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Letter (ALS) reports that upon examination a patient was diagnosed with dyspepsia. Describes an appropriate course of treatment. Includes translation.
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Christian Boehmer Anfinsen note, 1972 Nov. 13

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A note (ANS) witten on the letterhead of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
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Thomas Antisell letter, 1849 Jan. 26

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Letter (ALS) acknowledges the receipt of $4.12 as balance of the proceeds arising from the delivery of lectures. Expresses gratitude for the opportunity to speak before a New York audience.
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Georges Apostoli letter, Paris, undated

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Letter (ALS) informs recipient that Apostoli will send a recent published thesis on his electrical treatment of fibromata.
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Donald John Armour letter, [London], to "My dear Teddy", 1904 Jun. 10

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Letter (ALS) acknowledges the receipt of a letter and check. Expresses gratification that he has been able to provide not only professional services, but also those of a friend.
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John Armstrong papers, to Mrs. Coutts, 1775, [1779], and undated

4 items
3 letters (ALS) and an engraved portrait of Armstrong. One letter details dinner at the Shakespeare Inn.
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Jean Louis Arnal note, undated

1 item
Note (ANS).
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Jacques Arsene d'Arsonval letter, Paris, to "Cher Confrere et Ami.", undated

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Letter (ALS) to "Cher Confrere et Ami"
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Anthony Askew letters, 1745-1749

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5 letters (ALS). Askew writes to Richard Mead and to his father, Dr. Adam Askew, about his travels, including visits to the library at Wolfenbuttel, and the Herculaneum. He discusses his classical studies, commenting on the work of various classicists including Richard Dawes, Richard Bentley, John Mill, and Johann Jacob Reiske.
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Arthur F. Atkins document, Stanly County, North Carolina, 1866 Jan. 17

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Application for a license as a physician of cancers by Arthur F. Atkins. Registered by John A. Boyden. Atkins is assessed a $10.00 tax.
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Benjamin W. Austin papers, 1866-1902 and undated.

11 items
Letters (ALS), clippings, prints and a photo. These items form part of the autograph and signed letter collection of Benjamin W. Austin. Items include letters from Thomas Dunn English, Sir Edward Frankland, Sarah Hackett Stevenson and Joseph Leidy. The greater part of this collection can be found in Special Collections, Perkins Library, Duke University.
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Benjamin Guy Babington note, undated

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Note (ANS). Accepts an invitation to dinner.
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Guido Baccelli note, to Professor Signor Galli, 1872, Apr. 6

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Note (ANS). Prescribes medication.
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Franklin Bache letter, [Philadelphia], to Dr. Reni La Roche, 1823 Nov. 29

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Letter (ALS). Reports results of the analysis of a mineral water sample left by Dr. La Roche.
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Nathanial Backus deed, Norwich, Conn., to Israel Lothrup, 1708, Jan. 28

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Holograph, signed. Deed of land purchase. Witnessed by Solomon Tracy and Benajah Bushnell. Acknowledged by Richard Bushnell, Justice of the Peace.
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Adolf Baginsky enrollment book, Berlin, 1865-1866

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This signed document is a record of lectures attended at the Konigliche Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat, Berlin.
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Jacob Whitman letter, from West Point, New York, 1834, Sept. 23

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Letter (ALS). Writes about botanical specimens and his activities at West Point Military Academy.
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Jules Gabriel Francois Baillarger letters, Paris, 1840 and undated

2 items
2 letters (ALS). One is a certificate to commit a female patient.
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Matthew Baillie letters, [London], 1819-1820 and undated

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2 letters (ALS), 1 holograph note, and 2 clippings. Includes a prescription "for Dewar Esqr." and a note to "Richard Reeves Esq."
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Thomas Baldwin deed, Norwich, Conn., to Israel Lothrup, 1708, Jan. 28

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Holograph, signed. Deed of land purchase. Witnessed by Solomon Tracy and Benajah Bushnell. Acknowledged by Richard Bushnell, Justice of the Peace.
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Adolf Bardeleben letter, Greifswald, Germany, 1853, Jun. 11

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Letter (ALS) concerning a post-mortem examination in a case of cancer of the brain.
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Samuel Bard papers, 1789-1811

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Four documents. Receipt of payment by the estate of Robert C. Livingston to Samuel Bard; license to practice medicine, issued to Dr. Larry G. Hall, November 1811, by the Medical Society of Dutchess County, New York, and signed by Samuel Bard, President; two blank certificates (in Latin) of membership in the New York Medical Society, dated (stamped) 1789, and signed by John Bard (1716-1799), Samuel Bard's father.

Four documents. Receipt of payment by the estate of Robert C. Livingston to Samuel Bard; license to practice medicine, issued to Dr. Larry G. Hall, November 1811, by the Medical Society of Dutchess County, New York, signed by Samuel Bard, President; two blank certificates (in Latin) of membership in the New York Medical Society, dated (stamped) 1789, and signed by John Bard (1716-1799), Samuel Bard's father.

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Fordyce Barker papers, New York City, 1856-1891

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4 notes (ANS). One note thanks Mr. R.H. Simpson for the invitation to hear Edward Everett. Another note informs Mr. Lipton that Barker will be unable to attend a meeting of the Bowdoin Alumni Association.
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John P. Barney letter, New York City, to Ebenezer Foote, 1795, Sep. 19

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Holograph letter, unsigned. Relates how the yellow fever epidemic has affected neighbors and acquaintances. Reports that many conceal their illness for fear of being carried to and dying in Bellevue Hospital.
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Paul Bartels letters, Berlin, to Dr. Pagel, 1905, Jun.-Oct.

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2 letters (ALS) and 1 postcard signed. Discusses the journal, "Die Nekrologe". Makes arrangements for editing and publishing his late father's unfinished work.
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Josiah Bartlett document, Boston, 1817, Oct. 2

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Document, signed. Certificate of the Massachusetts Medical Society, that Josiah Lamson is qualified to practice medicine. Signed by, among others, Josiah Bartlett and Aaron Dexter.
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Levi Bartlett letters, 1786-1802

7 items
7 letters (ALS). Letter from Bartlett to the engraver Joseph Callender. Letters to Bartlett from his brother, Dr. Josiah Bartlett, and from Drs. Thomas Kittridge and Amos Gale. Letters from J. Bartlett and Gale relate to the cowpox virus and Benjamin Waterhouse's efforts to regulate its use.
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John Rhea Barton letter, Philadelphia, 1826, Dec. 22

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Letter (ALS) of reference for Mr. Andrew Ellicot Kennedy.
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Agostino Bassi letter, Lodi, Italy, to "Nostra Altezza", 1851, Sep. 29

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Letter (LS) presenting his most recent work.
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Edoardo Bassini note, Padua, Italy, 1890, Dec. 11

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Thank you note (ANS) for courtesies shown him in Vienna.
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Jean Baptiste Timothee Baumes letter, Montpellier, to M. Julia, Paris, 1803, Feb. 20

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Letter (ALS) relates the activities of the Societe de Medecine-pratique de Montpellier and solicits Julia's help in the commission of various errands. M. Bouillon-Lagrange is mentioned.
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William Beattie letters, London, 1854-1875

3 items
2 letters (ALS) and a clipping, including a letter to John Britton regarding Britton's autobiography.
1 result in this collection

William Beaumont papers, 1816-1944

5 items
Material includes a letter (ALS), reprints, holograph notes. All material relates to the letter, from Commodore Thomas Macdonough to B.W. Crowninshield, Secretary of the Navy, recommending William Beaumont for service in the Navy.
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Charles Frederick Beck papers, Philadelphia, 1819-1845

6 items
A collection of diplomas and certificates from the University of Pennsylvania, the Medical Society of Philadelphia, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, and the American Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, bearing various signatures, including those of A.D. Bache, Franklin Bache, John K. Kane, Robley Dunglison, Philip Syng Physick, Joseph Parrish, Samuel Jackson, John Redman Coxe, Thomas C. James, Robert Hare, William Gibson, William E. Horner, and William Dewees.
1 result in this collection

Lewis Caleb Beck letter, Rensselaer School, Troy, New York, [between 1824 and 1826], Jun. 20

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Letter (ALS) explaining that he is unable to remain in Troy until July 2nd due to other engagements.
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Theodric Romeyn Beck letter, [Fairfield, New York], between 1815 and 1840

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Letter (ALS). Requests of Mr. Little, a bookdealer, the account against the Western College of Physicians and Surgeons for various medical journals.
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Jules Beclard letter, Paris, 1869, Nov. 17

1 item
Letter (ALS) relating to a request for a letter of recommendation.
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Wilhelm Friedrich Georg Behn letters, to Dr. Didrichsen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1855-1869

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6 letters (ALS). Writes to direct the handling of botanical and zoological specimens collected during a scientific expedition to India and America, made by Behn and Danish scientists on the warship "Galathea". Two letters give an account of the controversy connected to his appointment to the Leopold-Charles' Academy in Dresden.
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Emil von Behring letters, to Paul Ehrlich, Berlin, 1896-1897

4 items
3 letters (ALS) and a postcard, signed. Correspondence relates to their work with toxoids, inactivated toxins which retain the property of stimulating antitoxin formation and which are used in immunization.
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Charles Bell papers, 1830 and undated.

8 items
Letter (ALS) dated Oct. 20, 1830 tendering his resignation as Professor of Physiology at the University of London; a pencil sketch and engravings of drawings by Bell; a copy of a portrait of Bell by J. Stevens and two clippings.
1 result in this collection

Jacobus Bell papers, 1840-1859, undated.

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Two clippings, and four letters: to a Mr. Brotherton, 3 pp., Feb. 1857, advising that Brotherton prepare a defense and recommends the services of a George Brace, Bell's solicitor as well as solicitor of the Pharmaceutical Society; from Strasbourg to William Hookham Carpenter, Oct. 14, 1840 (who became keeper of the prints at the British Museum); and to John Bell & Co., undated. A note to Carpenter from Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, friend of Jacob Bell, is on the inside page of the 1840 letter to Carpenter.
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John Bell letter, [Edinburgh], [1795, Aug.]

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Letter (ALS). Writes to London bookseller, Mr. Bell, in regard to "this" book, probably his "Engravings of the bones, muscles, and joints."
1 result in this collection

John Bell papers, Wolfsbrunnen Cottage, Sur le Neckar, [Germany], to Dr. Chelius of Heidelberg, Germany, 1831, Dec.

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Manuscript "Observations on cholera", by Bell and dedicated to Chelius, is accompanied by letter (ALS). Letter was orignally tipped into manuscript.
1 result in this collection

Auguste Berard note, to "Mon cher confrere.", undated

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Note (ANS) to "Mon cher confrere" Requests meeting.
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Pierre Honore Berard letter, to "Mon tres cher docteur.", undated

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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.
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Rudolph Bergh papers, 1853-1907

110 items
Correspondence, certificates and manuscript notes, in Danish, French and German. Correspondents include Herman Lynge, F. Didrichsen, and Franz Leydig. Bergh received an appointment as correspondent member to the French Academy of Sciences in 1895 from M.P.E. Berthelot. Most of the material relates to his study of Nudibranchiata, a sub-order of marine gastropod mollusks.
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Janus Anton Rahbek Berg papers, 1909 and undated.

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Letter (ALS), dated 1909, June 9, from Berg to the University Library in Copenhagen is accompanied by manuscript notes on Berg in an anonymous hand.
1 result in this collection

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

1 item
Letter (ALS) concerning corrections to a report.
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Claude Bernard letters, 1861-1871

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Two letters (ALS). One letter congratulates M. Devilliers upon receipt of an award, while another provides a recommendation for M. Vinot, a medical student.
1 result in this collection

Marcellin Berthelot letter, 1888, Dec. 9.

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Letter (ALS) on the preventive fire-proofing of theaters.
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Paul Bert note, Paris, [between 1880-1886], Oct. 1

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Note (ANS) relating to a memorial. Includes transcription.
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Norman Bethune papers, 1970-1976, and undated.

12 items
Newspaper clippings and letters (LS). Bethune worked in China in the late 1930's and the clippings document renewed interest in Bethune in early 1970's as relations improved between China and the West. Correspondence consists of inquiries regarding Bethune from R.J. Stewart to J.L. Wilson.
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Nicholas Biddle letters, 1817-1840, and undated.

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4 letters (ALS). Correspondence from Caspar Wistar, Robert Hare and Nathaniel Chapman. Wistar writes regarding quarantine regulations, that, on the one hand, they should prevent the introduction of contagious diseases and, on the other, should not be "burdensome to commerce". Includes transcription of Wistar letter.
1 result in this collection

Henry Jacob Bigelow note, [Boston], undated

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

Jacob Bigelow letter, [Boston], 1822-1833

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Letter (ALS) to Loammi Baldwin and a holograph document, signed, noting receipt of $12.00 from the proprietors of Mount Auburn Cemetery.
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John Shaw Billings letters, New York City, to W.R. Benjamin, 1891, Apr. 13 and May 13

2 items
2 letters (TLS). Billings, as Director of the New York Public Library, makes bids for some documents and manuscripts offered by Benjamin to the Library.
1 result in this collection

J.B. Bios note, Paris, to Hubert, 1853, Jul. 27

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Note (ANS) with instructions for purchase of stock.
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Theodor Ludwig Wilhelm Bischoff papers, Munich, 1873, May 12

3 items
Photograph, letter (ALS), and signature sample.
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Gumund Bjornsson letter, Reykjavik, Iceland, to Herm. H.J. Lynge & Sons, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1913, Jan. 30

2 items
Letter (ALS), placing an order with the bookseller for purchase of books from the private library of Prof. Wimmer. Includes transcription.
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Elizabeth Blackwell papers, 1849-1863, and undated

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2 letters (ALS), a printed calling card, and a photo of an newspaper column containing biographical information. In one letter, Blackwell writes to William Robert Prince regarding his work in horticulture.
1 result in this collection

Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville note, [Paris], 1846, [Jul.] 21

1 item
Note (ANS).
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Antoine Emile Blanche letter, Paris, 1882, Aug. 21

2 items
Letter (ALS) to a colleague about a patient, the husband of a Madame Serac. Includes transcription.
1 result in this collection

Esprit Sylvestre Blanche note, undated.

1 item
Dinner invitation (ANS).
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Sir John Bland-Sutton papers, [London], 1889-1899

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Most of the material relates to the leasing of property by Bland-Sutton, in particular correspondence with his solicitor, Edward John Quintas Maggs, regarding a case against Bland-Sutton, brought by a Mrs. Heath, regarding a sublet property. Other material relates to the alteration of his surname from Sutton to Bland-Sutton.
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Sir William Blizzard letter, [London], 1816, Jun. 27

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Letter (ALS) referring to various financial matters.
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Rupert Lee Blue letter, Washington, D.C., to Dr. J.G.B. Bulloch, Washington, D.C, 1919, Jan. 10

1 item
Letter (TLS), with regrets that he will be unable to attend the annual banquet of the Order of Washington.
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Cellier de Blumenthal papers, [Paris], to the Mayor of Paris, 1870 and undated

8 items
2 letters (ALS) relating to Blumenthal's efforts to address allegations by a group of women that she is a Prussian. Includes transcription and translation of both letters.
1 result in this collection

Dr. James Blundell document, 1848, May 4.

1 item
Holograph, signed. A prescription.
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Thomas Bond letter, [Philadelphia], to Phineas Pemberton, 1773, Aug. 28

1 item
Letter (ALS) prescribing a course of treatment for Pemberton's daily attacks of fever.
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Jean Bouillaud note, Paris, 1848, Oct. 17

2 items
Note (ANS) informing the mayor that the Chemical Amphitheatre will be available at the requested date and time. Includes translation.
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Henry Ingersoll Bowditch letter, Boston, to Dr. S. McMurtry, 1882, Apr. 7

1 item
Letter (ALS) regarding a case of sudden death immediately following and apparently caused by aspiration of the chest witnessed by McMurtry at the Charity Hospital of New Orleans in 1873 or 1874.
1 result in this collection

Ephraim Bowen letter, Providence, Rhode Island, to Governor Fenner, 1807, Jun. 10

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Letter (ALS) informing the Governer of a small balance due from the Governor's grandfather, Arthur Fenner. On the address side is a note in the Governor's hand.
1 result in this collection

William Bradford document, [Rhode Island], to Sherijashub Bourn, [1765, Dec. 13]

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Holograph, signed. A statement of payments past due on Bourn's account.
1 result in this collection

Alexander Braun note, Berlin, to Herr Gilman, [no year], Feb. 20

1 item
Note (ANS) inviting Gilman to an evening with the "Gesellschaft naturforscher Freunde."
1 result in this collection

Gilbert Breschet papers, 1825-1831, and undated.

4 items
3 letters (ALS). Breschet places a subscription to Cuvier's work on fishes with a M. Lerrault. In a letter to Breschet, J. Cruveilhier expresses discontent with his situation in Montpellier.
1 result in this collection

David Brewster papers, [Edinburgh], 1836-1857

3 items
3 letters (ANS).
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Amariah Brigham letter, Utica, New York, to Rev. T.H. Gallaudet, Hartford, Conn., 1843, Jun. 6

1 item
Letter (ALS). As Director of the New York State Lunatic Asylum, Brigham writes with news about the affairs of and events at the Asylum.
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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.
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William Henry Broadbent note, [London], 1900, Sep.

1 item
Holograph inscription, signed. Broadbent's compliments to Dr. H. Barton Jacobs, on the fly-leaf of a copy of the third edition of Broadbent's book on heart disease, presented to Jacobs. Attached is a note in Jacobs' hand.
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Paul Broca papers, 1869, and undated.

4 items
Note (ANS) with regards to a course of treatment, and a letter (ALS) discussing, among other things, artificial limbs. Includes transcriptions of both items, and a translation of the letter (ALS).
1 result in this collection

Benjamin Brodie papers, 1821-1862, and undated.

9 items
8 letters (ALS) and a note (ANS). Correspondence includes a letter to his brother, W.B. Brodie regarding his health, a letter of recommendation for Dr. Seth Thompson, and a letter to Daniel Ellis regarding the election to the Royal Society of the physician and physiologist Alexander Philips Wilson Philip, nominated by chemist and physicist William Hyde Wollaston and others. Other letters and notes relate to patients and treatments. A transcription of the letter to Ellis is included.
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