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Vilray P. Blair Photographs and Drawings

  • VC001
  • Collection
  • 1900-1950

This collection consists of 85 photographs and drawings documenting a range of subjects in the personal and professional life of Dr. Vilray P. Blair (1871-1955). The collection includes photographs of Blair, his family and colleauges, and his residence in Florissant, Missouri. Other depicted subjects from Blair's professional career include his operating room at Barnes Hospital specially decorated by artist Gisella Loeffler (1900-1977), his plaster cast shop, and a selection of his plastic surgery patients. Several of the patient photographs appear in Dr. Blair's published papers, including: "The Surgical Restoration of the Lining of the Mouth" (1923), "The Full Thickness Skin Graft" (1924), and "The Problem of Bringing Forward the Retracted Upper Lip and Nose" (1926).

Blair, Vilray Papin, 1871-1955

Benjamin H. Charles Photographs and Drawings

  • VC003
  • Collection
  • 1943-1945

This collection consists of 137 photographs and drawings documenting the years Benjamin H. Charles spent serving as a major for the 21st General Hospital during World War II. The collection includes photographs of Charles, fellow hospital staff and other military personnel, and German prisoners of war (POWs) at various locations in France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, and Algeria. The collection also includes watercolors depicting Charles and various scenes from Bou Hanifia, Algeria by German POW Walter Köhnlein, as well as several promissory notes and a Taittinger champagne label.

Charles, Benjamin H.

Darwin Neubauer and Edward H. Reinhard Photographs

  • VC004
  • Collection
  • 1939, ca. 1985

This collection consists of 125 photographs and slides depicting Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) students and faculty from the class of 1939. The photographs primarily consist of faculty portraits from 1939, and the slides primarily consist of portraits of 1939 WUSM graduates for a class reunion slideshow. Several of the slides are duplicates of the faculty portrait photographs. Other depicted subjects include slides of composite photographs of students (also in VC416) and views of Washington University Medical Center buildings.

Neubauer, Darwin W.

Franklin E. Walton Photographs and Drawings

  • VC005
  • Collection
  • 1914-1977

This collection consists of 29 artifacts from the professional life of Franklin E. Walton (1902-1981), including photographs, a drawing, an academic diploma, an academic hood, and an intaglio print of Barnes Hospital by Gustav Goetsch (1907-1994). Primarily, the subjects depicted in the photographs include portraits of Walton and his colleagues at both Barnes Hospital and the 21st General Hospital, as well as several group portraits of the Wasington University School of Medicine (WUSM) class of 1927 at class reunions.

Walton, Franklin E., 1902-1981

E.R. Squibb and Sons, Inc. Photographs

  • VC007
  • Collection
  • 1950

This collection consists of 9 photographs taken by the pharmaceutical manufacturerers E.R. Squibb and Sons (now Bristol-Meyers Squibb) during the production of a television program at Washington University School of Medicine.

Saint Louis Children's Hospital Photographs

  • VC008
  • Collection
  • 1890-1980

This collection consists of 427 photographs and negatives depicting scenes from St. Louis Children's Hospital. For other similar collections, please see VC069, VC111, and VC135.

Philip A. Shaffer Photographs and Engravings

  • VC009
  • Collection
  • 1913-1920

This collection consists of 19 photographs and one bookplate engraving. Depicted subjects include views of the Biochemistry Laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine, views of Barnes Hospital and the North and South Buildings under construction, and photographs of Philip A. Shaffer and his daughters.

Shaffer, Philip A.

Hiromu Tsuchiya Photographs

  • VC011
  • Collection
  • 1935-1962

This collection consists of 16 photographs from the professional life of Dr. Hiromu Tsuchiya (1887-1971). Depicted subjects include portraits of Tsuchiya and his colleagues and Barnes Hospital annual staff photographs.

Tsuchiya, Hiromu

General Hospital 21 Photographs and Drawings

  • VC013
  • Collection
  • 1942-1945

This collection consists of 724 photographs, drawings, diagrams, posters, newspaper clippings, and sheet music, and other ephemera related to the 21st General Hospital. The photographs primarily depict staff and patients of the 21st General Hospital from when it was stationed overseas 1942-1945, as well as views of hospital buildings and grounds. Drawings and diagrams include plans for wiring and plumbing, architectural and ground plans, and some schematic drawings of hospital equipment. Other ephemera in the collection include hand-drawn posters advertising Officers' Club dances, newspaper clippings from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Pictures Section depicting operations at General Hospital 21, and cartoon watercolors depicting soldiers and Red Cross workers.

Carl F. and Gerty T. Cori Photographs, Certificates, and Artifacts Collection

  • VC014
  • Collection
  • 1946-1947, 2017

This collection consists of 20 photographs, 2 buttons, and 3 proclamations highlighting the scientific achievements of Carl F. and Gerty T. Cori. The photographs primarily depict the Coris in laboratory settings or receiving honors and awards. The buttons were created to commemorate Gerty T. Cori's life and scientific achievements, and the proclamations are from the City of Glendale, MO; the City of St. Louis, MO; and the State of Missouri marking October 23rd as Gerty and Carl Cori day.

Cori, Carl F.

Ciba Pharmaceutical Products, Noted Hospitals Prints

  • VC015
  • Collection
  • ca. 1940

This collection consists of 23 advertising pamphlets featuring color illustrations of historical medical facitilities in the United States. The pamphlets were distributed by Ciba Pharmaceutical Products, Inc., of Summit, New Jersey to advertise several drugs created by the company.

Smallpox Caricatures Drawings

  • VC016
  • Collection

This collection consists of 10 prints reproduced from original caricatures depicting scenes related to the creation and dissemination of the smallpox vaccine. The original caricatures were created by French, German, and Italian artists in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Hofsommer-Glaser Family Photographs

  • VC017
  • Collection

This collection consists of 7 photographs of the Hofsommer-Glaser family, including Armin C. Hofsommer Sr., Aphrodite Jannopoulo Hofsommer, Helen Hofsommer-Glaser, and Robert J. Glaser. The photographs are all resized copy prints.

Becker Library Staff Informal Gatherings Photographs

  • VC018
  • Collection

This collection consists of 29 photographs and negatives depicting two Becker Library staff events: Margaret Young's retirement and Pamella Lyerla's baby shower. Both events were held in 1994.

Petrolager Laboratories Caricatures

  • VC019
  • Collection
  • ca. 1930

This collection consists of 9 caricatures reproduced by Petrolager Laboratories, Inc. from originals published in the 19th century. The caricatures each feature famous scientific figures from the world of medicine.

Robert J. Terry Photographs, Drawings, and Artifacts

  • VC020
  • Collection

This collection consists of 203 photographs, certificates, maps, drawings, x-rays, and stone and bone artifacts documenting Robert J. Terry's professional career and his hobbies. The collection includes many photographs of Terry from his student days at Cornell, Edinburgh University, and Missouri Medical College, through his career as Head of the Department of Anatomy at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM). Additionally, the collection includes x-rays and photographs documenting anatomical research Terry conducted, photographs of the WUSM Department of Anatomy, and stone and bone artifacts from archaeological findings in Missouri, France, and England. Finally, the collection also includes Terry's academic regalia worn to WUSM graduation ceremonies as a faculty member.

Terry, Robert J. (Robert James), 1871-1966

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