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Francisco (Paco) J. Garriga Collection

  • PC145
  • Collection

This small collection includes a 4-page document Dr. Garriga titled, "A Tribute to a Mentor".  The "tribute" describes Dr. Garriga's interactions with Dr. Sarah Luse in 1966-1967 when he was a medical student at the Washington University School of Medicine.

Homer W. Davis Notebooks

  • PC160
  • Collection

This collection includes 26 notebooks containing handwritten notes from Dr. Homer Willard Davis’ time as a student at St. Louis Medical College of Washington University. Also included are a few loose leaf papers with notes, a letter of condolence, Davis’ matriculation sheet, two French Phrase books, and a published medical excerpt.

Female Hospital of Saint Louis Records

  • PC095
  • Collection
  • 1876-1886

The Female Hospital of St. Louis records include a patient register (volume 20 x 15.5 inches) containing names of patients admitted to the hospital, 1876-1886, and a booklet, "Rules and regulations for the government of the Female Hospital submitted by the health commissioner to the board of health, John D. Stevenson, health commissioner," 1884.

Lorraine E. Geiler Collection

  • PC138
  • Collection

This small collection includes a Washington University School of Nursing uniform, cape, beanie, photograph of Miss Geiler in uniform, nursing degree, and nursing certificate.

Rodney Hunt Collection

  • PC142
  • Collection

This collection includes approximately 40 surgical instruments originally belonging to Dr. Rodney Hunt. It also includes his medical school diploma (dated 1897) and two olive drab zippered canvas bags approximately 12 x 8 inches.

Robert Simpson Holmes Manuscript

  • PC116
  • Collection

Two manuscripts: lectures on digestion [xxWZ 265 H752d 1848] and lectures on the senses [xxWZ 265 H752s 1848].

Heinrich Wilhelm Homeyer Papers

  • PC162
  • Collection
  • 1884-1889

This collection consists of 24 documents and photographs related to the education of Heinrich Wilhelm Homeyer in Germany in the late 19th century. The majority of the documents refer to Homeyer's medical education, but the collection also includes his high school matriculation certificate and his undergraduate matriculation certificate, as well as his credentials to study medicine. Homeyer's medical school disseration was translated from the original German in 1986 by Marion McGuinn, former Rare Book Librarian at Becker Library. His translation and an annotated photocopy of the dissertation are also included in this collection.

Norman A. James Notebook

  • PC159
  • Collection

This small collection consists of a six ring binder with "Norman A. James, M.D." printed on the front cover. Inside on 6 x 3 1/2 inch ruled paper are handwritten notes on medical and therapeutic topics filed alphabetically within tab index dividers (eg. Acidosis and Alkalosis-Dr. Hartmann is filed under A; EKG filed under E, etc.). The notes included numerous literature citations. At the front of the binder is a section entitled "Flexible Rules for Practice" which outlines common sense guidlines for the smooth operation of a physician's office in private practice. At the back of the binder are preprinted cards with conversion tables, normal values for blood tests and lab results, and other quick reference cards useful for a physician. The last card lists "Some Important SKF Products" featuring pharmaceutical products from Smith, Kline, and French.

Found folded inside the binder were two blank Barnes Hospital forms used for notations during the physical examination and for taking a medical history.

Also found in the binder was a Washington University receipt card for the tuition payment for the 1949-1950 fall semester of Norman A. James's senior year at the Washington University School of Medicine.

Bradner L. Hisey Papers

  • PC157
  • Collection

31 page document titled "The First Successful Medical Information System" along with a cover letter to Dean Perlmutter and an appendix titled “Those Who Tried.” Also included is a patent, a JAMA abstract and two articles by Hisey and others from 1968. All documents are related to the development and deployment of a Medical Information System for the rapid ordering of medical tests utilizing a CRT screen and a Light Pen for input.

William M. Jarvis Papers

  • PC136
  • Collection

Various items belonging to Dr. William Jarvis, who was an 1884 graduate of Saint Louis Medical College.  Items include a patient/accounting ledger, photograph of Dr. Jarvis, patient bill, patient perscription, 3 scalpels, and one scalpel holder.

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