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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.

21st General Hospital

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.

Saint Louis City Hospital Photographs

  • VC332
  • Collection
  • 1886-1932

This collection consists of 10 photographs depicting group portraits of St. Louis City Hospital interns and House Staff, taken between circa 1886 and 1932.

St. Louis City Hospital

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

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

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.

Herman Tuholske Photographs and Drawings

  • VC181
  • Collection
  • 1890-1906

This collection consists of 40 photographs, drawings, and pamphlets from the medical career of Herman Tuholske. Photographs include scenes of Tuholske performing surgery in an operating theater, patient photographs, patient x-rays and an views of an autopsy specimen from a patient who had experienced an extra-uterine pregnancy. The majority of the drawings are pencil diagrams Tuholske created from the autopsy specimen. The German-language pamphlets are titled, "Verein der Meseriker."

Tuholske, H. (Herman)

Rita Levi-Montalcini Collection at Washington University Archives Photographs

  • VC089
  • Collection
  • 1950-1992

This collection consists of 22 digital surrogates of photographs, negatives, and an oil portrait depicting Rita Levi-Montalcini and her laboratory. The physical objects in this collection are held in the Washington University Archive.

Washington University Archives

Barnes Medical College Gross Anatomy Instruction Photographs

  • VC060
  • Collection
  • 1894-1906

This collection consists of 12 photographs and 1 diploma related to Barnes Medical College. The photographs primarily depict Gross Anatomy students and their dissected cadavers. Other depicted subjects include exterior views of Barnes Medical College, interior views of the Barnes Dental College Infirmary, group portraits of Barnes Medical College students, and a Doctor of Medicine diploma from Barnes Medical College awarded to Charles DeWitt Hibbetts.

Barnes Medical College, Saint Louis

Robert C. Milburn, Barnes Medical College Photographs and Artifacts

  • VC142
  • Collection
  • 1898-1912

This collection consists of 21 photographs, certificates, and artifacts from Robert C. Milburn, a graduate of Barnes Medical College in 1899. Photographs include group portraits with Milburn, including a composite portrait of Barnes Medical College class of 1899 and a tintype with Milburn and his partner Dr. J.A. Rea. Artifacts include clippings, a business card, a paperweight, a urinometer, and a surgical instrument kit.

Milburn, Robert C.

Saint Louis Medical College and Missouri Dental College Photographs

  • VC300
  • Collection

This collection consists of 10 photographs, 1 course card, and 1 architectural drawing from Saint Louis Medical College and Missouri Dental College. The photographs are bound in a booklet; there are three copies of the booklet in this collection.

Jewish Hospital Physicians Photographs and Slides

  • VC180
  • Collection
  • 1916-1981

This collection consists of 13 photographs, slides, and a certificate primarily depicting portraits of Jewish Hospital physicians. Depicted subjects also include a postcard with an exterior view of Jewish Hospital, and photographs depicting Sidney Jick, J.G. Probstein, and Ben H. Senturia. The certificate is an In Memorium honorific for Hanau W. Loeb.

Jewish Hospital of St. Louis

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.

Nu Sigma Nu. Pi Chapter

Barnes Hospital Medical House Staff Photographs

  • VC313
  • Collection
  • 1963-1987

This collection consists of 30 composite portraits of Barnes Hospital staff, 1963-1987. Portraits include Private Medical Service House Staff, Ward Medical Service House Staff, Interns, Residents, and General Surgery Staff.

Barnes Hospital (Saint. Louis, Mo.)

Barnes Hospital Medical Staff Photographs

  • VC305
  • Collection
  • 1916-1952

This collection consists of 43 group portraits of Barnes Hospital Medical and Surgical staff from 1919-1952.

Barnes Hospital (Saint. Louis, Mo.)

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.

Barnes Hospital (Saint. Louis, Mo.)

Max A. Goldstein Photographs, Advertisements, and Certificates

  • VC136
  • Collection
  • circa 1900-1963

This collection consists of 25 photographs, advertisements, and certificates related to hearing devices and to the life of Max A. Goldstein. The photographs primarily depict historic hearing devices in the collection of Max A. Goldstein. See VC703 for the physical devices. Certificates in this collection include a memorial resolution and a birthday certificate from Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, a St. Louis Award certificate, and a Testimonial of Appreciation from The International Congress on the Education of the Deaf. All advertisements in the collection are for hearing devices, primarily those manufactured by F.C. Rein & Son.

Goldstein, Max A.

Robert J. Glaser Photographs and Drawings

  • VC050
  • Collection
  • ca. 1920-1965

This collection consists of 15 photographs of Robert J. Glaser, 1920?-1965 and 23 drawings by Aphrodite J. Hofsommer, 1929-1939?. Photographs include group portraits of the Harvard University Lancet Club, views from a Boston City Hospital Centennial and Thorndike Memorial Laboratory 40th anniversary event, views of the Streptococcal Clinic at Washington University School of Medicine, and scenes from a dinner party with Glaser and Arthur Kornberg. The drawings were created by Aphrodite J. Hofsommer for publications by Drs. Ernest Sachs, Meyer Wiener, Bennet Y. Alvis, Ellis Fischel, and others, in the 1920s and 1930s.

Hofsommer, Aphrodite J.

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