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William K. Hall Papers

  • FC107
  • Collection
  • 1973-1984

The collection consists of an unbound typescript manuscript, "History of dermatology in St. Louis, Missouri" (1973, 274 leaves) and a later bound version of the manuscript, "Dermatology and Dermatologists in St. Louis" ([1984], 372 leaves). The earlier version contains photographs, letters, clippings, and other documents. Both versions are indexed. Included are histories of the Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital, the Barnes Hospital dermatology staff, and the St. Louis Dermatological Society, and biographical information about 19th and 20th century St. Louis dermatologists.

Hall, William K.

John Green Papers

  • FC030
  • Collection
  • 1861-1905

Summary: Collection includes a manuscript on astigmatism, a book of patient records, and a selection of publications on various ophthalmological problems and hospital administration.

Green, John, 1835-1913

Elijah S. Frazer Papers

  • FC110
  • Collection
  • 1862

"Decapitation of the foetus" by E. S. Frazer, [1862]; bound holograph manuscript, 1862.

Frazer, Elijah S.

David A. Gee Papers

  • FC105
  • Collection
  • 1949-1992

Publications by Gee, including short academic papers, articles about the hospital, and two narrative histories of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, "216 S. K." (1981) and "Working Wonders: a history of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, 1891-1992" (1992). Also included are speeches by Gee (1965-1980).

Gee, David A.

Baumgarten Family Photographs and Drawings

  • VC002
  • Collection

157 Photographs, drawings, portraits, group portraits and silhouettes of 4 generations of the Baumgarten family. Subjects include the Frederick Ernst Baumgarten house and farm, the Gustav and Aminda Baumgarten house, civil war pictures of Gustav Baumgarten in uniform with other soldiers during the American Civil War.

Baumgarten family

Andrew B. Barbee Papers

  • FC048
  • Collection
  • 1843-1879

Photocopies of memoir and letters of Barbee dating from the mid-1800s. Memoir includes descriptions of the cholera epidemics of 1849 and 1866.

Barbee, Andrew B.

Estelle Brodman, Thomas Jefferson and Medicine Lecture Slides

  • VC073
  • Collection
  • 1976-03-08

This collection consists of 23 35mm slides created for a lecture given by Estelle Brodman at the Washington University School of Medicine Library on March 8, 1976. The lecture discussed Thomas Jefferson's contributions to the develpement of American medicine, and especially his connection to medicine in St. Louis. Please see VF00917 for a photocopy of a related article titled "Herb Doctors and Granny-Women," written by Brodman and published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on June 27, 1976.

Brodman, Estelle

Estelle Brodman, Scientists as Librarians Slides

  • VC075
  • Collection
  • ca. 1962-1976

This collection consists of 11 35mm slides created for lecture given by Estelle Brodman at the Washington University School of Medicine library on the history of scientists as librarians.

Brodman, Estelle

Leo Loeb Papers

  • FC002
  • Collection
  • 1893-1959

The Leo Loeb papers consist of Dr. Loeb’s note books, lectures, research notes and manuscripts,  and scrapbooks. The series of personal correspondence is largely incoming and fragmentary with some letters filed in  Series 8: Bibliographical notes on the medical literature, manuscripts, research pathology data and occasional related correspondence, Undated & 1921-1958. The papers also include notes and drafts for two unpublished books. One is on mental processes and titled _Psychical Goods_or _The Imponderables. _The other unfinished book is on cancer.

Loeb, Leo, 1869-1959

George Homan Papers

  • FC032
  • Collection
  • 1878-1920

This collection contains lectures, memoranda, data, correspondence, notes, clippings, and reprints.

Homan, George, 1846-1928

William M. McPheeters Diary

  • FC097
  • Collection
  • 1840-1856

William McPheeter's bound handrwitten diary. A diary recorded during residency at the Philadelphia Hospital at Blockley (the Philadelphia Alms House Hospital, later Philadelphia General Hospital). Entries concerning the Blockley service begin 25 May 1840, end 19 April 1841. Subsequent entries relate to McPheeters's move and early professional career in St. Louis, and are dated 1841-1856.

McPheeters, William M.

Ben H. Senturia Papers

  • FC041
  • Collection
  • 1931-1978

The personal files contain a family history by Dr. Senturia’s son, 1978, and a notebook, Neuro-anatomy, 1931-1932, made by the elder Ben H. Senturia when he was in medical school at Washington University. The neuroanatomy notebook is made up of photographs and corresponding outline sketches which delineate the structures of the brain.

Senturia, Ben H.

Estelle Brodman, Body Snatching Lecture Slides

  • VC074
  • Collection
  • ca. 1962-1976

This collection consists of 13 35mm slides created for lecture given by Estelle Brodman at the Washington University School of Medicine library on the history of "body snatching" for medical dissection.

Brodman, Estelle

Samuel D. Soule Papers

  • FC161
  • Collection

Our medical ancestors, the first one hundred years, second draft typescript. No date. A file folder used in transmittal of the item identifies it as a “second draft” of the manuscript. Typescript, ca, 200 leaves. The title page identifies the authors as Samuel D. Soule and Audrey Kargus Berkley. The typescript is not dated.

Soule, Samuel D.

Justin J. Cordonnier Papers

  • FC031
  • Collection
  • 1929-1980

The papers document Cordonnier’s research in urology, his teaching and membership in the Clinical Society of Genito-urinary Surgeons. They include correspondence and reprints of articles. Selected photographs and certificates of Cordonnier are located in the visual collections of the Becker Library.

Cordonnier, Justin J.

Joseph Erlanger Oral History

  • OH045
  • Collection
  • January 1964

Interviewed by Estelle Brodman and  Margaret Erlanger in 1964. Approximate Length: 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Erlanger, Joseph

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