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Washington University Medical Center Oversize Photographs.

  • VC021
  • Collection

The collection consists of 8 oversize photographs depicting operations at Barnes Hospital, Barnes Hospital School of Nursing, and Washington University School of Medicine. Several of the photographs were originally published in Barnes Hospital's 1961 annual report.

Charles A. Todd Anatomical Drawings

  • VC022
  • Collection
  • ca. 1875

This collection consists of 31 anatomical drawings and sketches of the human body by Charles A. Todd. Specifically, Todd's drawings depict human skulls and facial features from various angles, as well as anatomical sketches of the human body at rest or in motion.

Todd, Charles A.

Margaret G. Smith Photographs and Drawings

  • VC023
  • Collection
  • 1927-1968

This collection consists of 155 photographs, drawings, and certificates documenting the personal and professional life of Margaret G. Smith. Photographs depict Smith, her family, and her colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine,  views of Smith's laboratory and mosquito specimens, and microscopic images of various research specimens. The collection also includes sketches and drawings Smith made as she traveled; most of the sketches depict architecture in Bavaria, Germany. Finally, this collection also includes certificates and awards presented to Smith throughout her career, including a sterling silver tray in recognition of her selection by the St. Louis Globe-Democrat as a Woman of Achievement in Science.

Smith, Margaret G.

Frontier Medicine Exhibit Photographs, Drawings, and Advertisements

  • VC024
  • Collection

This collection consists of 27 photographs, drawings, and newspaper advertisements on the subject of Frontier Medicine in the United States. This collection of images was displayed as a Washington University School of Medicine Library exhibit in May 1981.

Base Hospital 21 Photographs and Drawings

  • VC025
  • Collection
  • 1917-1919

This collection consists of 372 photographs, drawings, glass lantern slides, and realia, including a silver "mess cup" and two other silver cups won by the ROTC Medical Unit at Washington University. The objects in the collection depict scenes from Base Hospital 21 in Rouen, France, as well as reunions the members of Base Hospital 21 had many years later. Many of the photographs were originally bound in two albums, and the photographs remain mounted on the unbound album pages that include typed captions. Drawings include sketches of the Base Hospital 21 buildings and grounds, cartoons depicting life as a personnel member of Base Hospital 21, and watercolor sketches of fluoroscopic equipment invented and operated by Dr. Edwin C. Ernst. The majority of the drawings are now housed on glass lantern slides.

Washington University Hospital Photographs and Drawings

  • VC026
  • Collection
  • 1908

This collection consists of 14 photographs and 1 drawing depicting Washington University Hospital scenes from 1908, including views of the men's and women's wards, the Dispensary, and the Surgical Ampitheater. The drawing depicts the exterior of the Missouri Medical College building.

Joseph Erlanger Photographs

  • VC027
  • Collection

This collection consists of 54 photographs and 2 postcards depicting the professional life and scientific achievements of Dr. Joseph Erlanger. Depicted subjects include formal portraits of Erlanger, scenes from a dinner hosted by President John F. and Jackie Kennedy at the White House for Nobel Laureates, studio views of Erlanger's Nobel Prize medal and certificate, and scenes from the presentation of Erlanger's papers to Washington University School of Medicine's Library in 1963.

Erlanger, Joseph

Evarts A. Graham Photographs

  • VC029
  • Collection
  • 1920-1957

This collection consists of 166 photographs and glass lantern slides depicting the professional life of Evarts A. Graham. Primarily the photographs depict portraits of Graham, as well as various scenes of Graham lecturing to students, performing surgery, working with patients, and with colleagues at dinners or conferences.The collection also includes Barnes Hospital Surgical Staff photographs, interior views of Graham's office taken just after his death, and photographs sent to Graham from former students. The glass slides in the collection primarily depict demonstrations of a postural drainage table in various positions, and chest x-rays and microscopic views of lung tissue from Dr. James Gilmore.

Graham, Evarts A. (Evarts Ambrose), 1883-1957

Soviet Women Physicians Photographs

  • VC030
  • Collection
  • 1957

This collection consists of 5 photographs depicting six visiting women physicians from the former Soviet Union during a visit to Washington University School of Medicine in 1957. One of the photographs depicts all six women during a press conference, while the others show one or more of the visiting doctors in conversation with Washington University doctors.

Saint John's Hospital Photographs

  • VC031
  • Collection
  • 1967

This collection consists of 12 photographs depicting St. John's Hospital prior to and during its demolition in 1967.

Philip A. Shaffer Lectures Photographs

  • VC032
  • Collection
  • 1956, 1959, 1966

This collection consists of 4 photographs from annual Philip A. Shaffer lectures, including a group portrait with Shaffer at the first annual lecture, and a proof sheet of images from the 10th annual lecture.

Robert J. Terry Lectures Photographs

  • VC033
  • Collection
  • 1968

This collection consists of 2 photographs depicting scenes related to the annual Robert J. Terry Lecture.

George H. Bishop Photographs and Drawings

  • VC034
  • Collection
  • 1930-1970

This collection consists of 124 photographs, drawings, certificates, and glass slides from the personal and professional life of George H. Bishop. Photographs primarily include portraits of Bishop at work and at home, as well as group portraits of men and women attendees at annual George H. Bishop Lectures. The sketches depict portraits of unidentified men and women, including a few portraits of George and Ethel Ronzoni Bishop. Certificates include honorary memberships to scientific societies and a Doctor of Science degree certificate from Washington University. The glass slides depict saggital sections of the dorsal nucleus of the lateral geniculate body.

Bishop, George H.

James L. O'Leary Photographs and Certificates

  • VC035
  • Collection
  • 1931-1974

This collection consists of 16 photographs and certificates from the career of James L. O'Leary. The photographs primarily depict scenes from Vilray P. Blair's operating room and group portraits. Certificates include a William G. Lennox Award certificate, a Certificate of Distinguished Service from the American Epilepsy Society, and several certificates of appreciation.

O'Leary, James L., 1904-1975

Radiological Equipment Photographs

  • VC036
  • Collection
  • 1931

This collection consists of 17 photographs depicting various views of x-ray equipment and two x-ray demonstration scenes.

Barnes Hospital West Pavilion Dedication Photographs

  • VC037
  • Collection
  • 1979

This collection consists of 24 photographs primarily depicting scenes from the dedication of the Barnes Hospital West Pavilion on December 12, 1979. The collection also includes an architectural rendering of the pavilion prior to its construction.

Carl V. Moore Photographs

  • VC039
  • Collection

This collection consists of 8 photographs primarily depicting scenes from the professonal career of Carl V. Moore. Photographs include signed portraits of Leo Loeb and Carl T. and Gerty F. Cori, as well as photographs of Moore receiving an award, at a Medical Alumni Association dinner with colleagues, and at work in the laboratory.

Moore, Carl V.

Nu Sigma Nu Photographs

  • VC040
  • Collection
  • 1900, 1930-1932

This collection consists of 3 photographs and 1 certificate from the Nu Sigma Nu fraternity. The photographs are all group portraits from 1930-1932, and the certificate is the original Washington Unviersity St. Louis chapter charter from 1900.

Helen B. Burch Photographs

  • VC041
  • Collection
  • 1948-1986

This collection consists of 31 photographs depicting scenes from the professional career of Helen B. Burch. The photographs primarily depict Burch and colleagues conducting research in the Philippines and Guatemala.

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