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Jan 28, 2021 Enrique Mendez, Jr., Charles Stuart Kennedy
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Oral history of Dr. Enrique Mendez, Jr. Born 1931 in Puerto Rico; M.D. in 1954 from Loyola University in Chicago, joined Army, residency at Brooke General Hospital (San Antonio) in internal medicine, served various places in US, Germany, and Italy till 1970, chief of Medical Corps Career Activities in Washington, D.C. (1970-1973), chief of operations for Health Services Command at Fort Sam Houston (1973-1976), in 1976 became brigadier general and director of health care operations at Surgeon...
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Topics: oral history, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Medical Corps,...
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Feb 5, 2015 Office of the Surgeon General, United States Army
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A magazine on the reconstruction of soldiers and sailors, World War 1 from August 1918.
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Topics: reconstruction, rehabilitation, therapy, vocational therapy, physical therapy, American Red Cross
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Aug 19, 2011 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Dr. Bruce D. Ragsdale, and Arnold R. Josselson
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Ballistics experiments conducted by shooting bones embedded in gelatin blocks, done at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology by Dr. Bruce D. Ragsdale, M.D., Orthopedic Pathology Department, AFIP & Arnold R. Josselson, LTC, USAF, MC, Forensic Sciences Department, AFIP. Film is circa 1970.
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Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, firearms, ballistics, Civil War
Catalog or logbook of the History of Specimens and Inventory of Specimen Preparation at the Army Medical Museum, 1863-1864? In some cases the method of preparation of the specimens is noted (wet, wood, etc.).
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Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, anatomical specimens, pathological specimens, pathology,...
Written by Col. Charles Lynch, M.C., Lieut. Col. Frank W. Weed, M.C. and Loy McAfee, A.M, M.D. Published by the Government Printing Office. First of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
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Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
An 1879 catalog of microscopes, laboratory apparatus, and anatomical specimens. Made, imported, and sold by Miller Brothers, New York.
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Topics: catalogs, microscopes, laboratories, laboratory equipment, specimens, insects, anatomical specimens
Catalog or logbook of photographs and woodcuts used in circulars issued by the Surgeon General's Office and in the Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. No date.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, photographs, woodcuts, illustrations
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Surgical/Pathological Section I (items related to surgical operations), including SS #s 7190-7447, dating from 1881-1884.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, surgical specimens
The collection is comprised of audiovisual tapes that were produced by WRAMC-TV, and donated by the U.S. Army Dental & Trauma Research Detachment (a small detachment of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center located in Great Lakes, Illinois) in October 2008. A majority of the tapes feature lectures that focus on dental health. The collection is sorted into separate boxes based on the WR numbers that were found on the tape and the original inventory; however, there are unnumbered tapes found in...
Topics: U.S. Army Dental and Trauma Research Detachment, Dental Health, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Catalog or index of photographs at the Army Medical Museum, arranged alphabetically by patient name for Surgical and Contributed Photographs. No date.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, catalog, index, logbook, photographs, Surgical Photographs, Civil War
Artificial collection of Museum exhibits records (incomplete). The division was made part of Museum Programs in 1987, reestablished in 1989, transferred to AFIP's Scientific Illustration Division in 1990, and reestablished again in 1993. The materials in this series include catalogs, labels, photographs, artwork, scripts, and correspondence related to exhibit development, installation and evaluation. Also includes slides of exhibits in other museums. Three exhibits comprise the majority of...
Topics: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Museum Records, Exhibit Division
Col. Glover S. Perin was appointed Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Army, on December 4, 1847, Captain and Assistant Surgeon, December 4, 1852; promoted to Major and Surgeon, May 21, 1861; Lieutenant Colonel and Surgeon, April 28, 1877; and Colonel and Assistant Surgeon General, July 2, 1884. He began his military career in the war with Mexico and ultimately became medical director of a number of departments and brigades. This collection consists of the papers of Col. Glover H. Perin (1823-1890), a...
Topics: Glover S. Perin, Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Army, Union Army Medical Director, Agave
This collection contains material related to President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Walter Reed Hospital, including his treatment there for ileitis in 1956. The items were donated by Brigadier General Anna Mae Hays, who helped care for Eisenhower as a nurse during Eisenhowerâs visit. Additional memorabilia items donated by Hays are part of the NMHMâs historical collections, and include the pillow and pillow case used by Eisenhower while in hospital, a diagram of Eisenhowerâs operation drawn by...
Topics: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Walter Reed General Hospital, Anna Mae Hays, Memorabilia, Walter Reed Army...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, pathology, exhibits, Washington, DC, Civil War, military medicine
Washington, DC: GPO, 1962. A history of the Army Medical Museum and its successor the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Topics: military medicine, pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Civil War, Surgeon General's...
The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 1993 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
Eleanor T. Velenovsky was a Red Cross instructor during World War II. The collection includes teaching notes, newspaper clippings, exams, Red Cross manuals, and civil defense pamphlets.
Topics: Eleanor T. Velenovsky, Red Cross, World War II, Manuals, Civil Defense
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
- Joseph Henry, Spencer Baird, George A. Otis, D.L. Huntington, John S. Billings
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This collection consists of Army Medical Museum (AMM) incoming correspondence, mostly from Smithsonian Secretaries Joseph Henry and Spencer Baird, relating primarily to the exchange of specimens between the Museum and the Smithsonian. George A. Otis, D.L. Huntington, and John S. Billings were curators of the Museum during this time. See also Museum Records: Accession Records and Curatorial Records: Letterbooks of the Curators for related correspondence. This list is a direct output of the...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Correspondence, Smithsonian, Curatorial Records, Letterbooks, Joseph Henry,...
Records include correspondence, notes, reports, logbooks, and other research materials of Dr. Clara S. Ludlow, the Museum's chief entomologist. Ludlow's research centered on identifying mosquitoes, including a project working with specimens sent in from military posts, which resulted in a Museum film, "Mosquito Eradication," in 1918.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Entomology, Mosquito Eradication
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- Sara Gonzales (2011); Eric Boyle (2014)
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The collection contains materials donated separately to the Army Medical Museum by both Estelle M. Angier and Anna Lena Frances Hitchcock, which were combined due to their similar scope: documents, photographs and correspondence related to the World War Reconstruction Aides. Additional WWRAA material can be found in OHA 371: World War Reconstruction Aides Association Manuscript Collection, which also includes the blank charter mentioned in the Angier material.
Topics: World War Reconstruction Aides, Estelle M. Angier, Anna Lena Frances Hitchcock, Nursing, Physical...
Berthold Adolf Benecke (1843-1886) earned his medical degree from the University of Königsberg in 1866, where he subsequently became Instructor and Prosector in Anatomy. He worked as a military doctor in the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 and resumed his prior position at the Anatomic Institute from 1872-1877, before becoming Professor and Chair of Topographical Anatomy. He published several studies in embryology. These two small volumes contain photomicrographs with brief, mostly illegible,...
Topics: Berthold Adolf Benecke, Anatomic Institute, Topographical Anatomy, Embryology, Photomicrograph
This collection consists of Army Medical Museum (AMM) incoming correspondence, mostly from Smithsonian Secretaries Joseph Henry and Spencer Baird, relating primarily to the exchange of specimens between the Museum and the Smithsonian. George A. Otis, D.L. Huntington, and John S. Billings were curators of the Museum during this time. See also Museum Records: Accession Records and Curatorial Records: Letterbooks of the Curators for related correspondence.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Smithsonian, Correspondence, George A. Otis, D.L. Huntington, John S....
Catalog or index of location of specimens at the Army Medical Museum. No descriptive information; this is just a sequential list of numbers. No date.
Topics: catalog, index, Army Medical Museum, anatomical specimens, pathological specimens
Catalog or logbook of items received at the Army Medical Museum from 1877-1879 for all collecting sections, including medical, surgical/pathological, comparative anatomy, and miscellaneous. Lists date invoice received, sender, shipment location and method, box contents and weight, and date that box was received. No specimen numbers noted.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, comparative anatomy, anatomical specimens, pathological...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Medical Section (items related to diseases not surgically treated). Includes Section numbers 1477-1741, dating from 1879-1883.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, anatomical specimens, diseases
Col. Morris L. Bower was an Army Medical Museum illustrator. The collection consists of negatives and lantern slides of pathological conditions and anatomical drawings belonging to Col. Bower. Includes a typed list corresponding to some of the diagnoses listed on the envelopes for negatives.
Topics: Morris L. Bower, Army Medical Museum, Lantern Slides, Medical Illustration, Medical Photography,...
Office files of Charlotte Brody, a Public Programs staff member. The collection includes material on a proposed polio exhibit, the iron lung, and information on the museum for a volunteer program manual.
Topics: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Public Programs, Museum Records, Charlotte Brody
This collection consists of 227 photographs of post-war Germany taken by Maj. R.C. Creer. Images depict displaced persons (DP), sanitation, nutrition, medical treatments, and veterinary medicine. Notable photographs of Dachau concentration camp are also included.
Topics: R.C. Creer, Post-World War II Germany, Displaced Persons, Sanitation, Nutrition, Medical Treatment,...
Emily âIoneâ de France (1898-1987) and Raymond Frances Coyle (1895-1935) met at Water Reed General Hospital (WRGH), where she was a nurse in training and he was a marine who had been injured during World War I. They married in Philadelphia, shortly after she finished her nursing education, and then moved to the Los Angeles area in California. This collection consists of two leather-bound scrapbooks with material primarily from the time the couple spent at WRGH. The subject of nursing...
Topics: Emily "Ione" de France, Raymond Frances Coyle, Walter Reed General Hospital, Nursing...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Anatomical Section (non-pathological anatomical specimens), of crania. No date. Listed in numerical order with the Anatomical Section number assigned.
Topics: catalog, crania, Army Medical Museum, anatomical, anatomical specimens, catalog, logbook
This artificial collection contains material amassed over time by Otis Historical Archives, while located on the WRAMC campus. Series are divided by subject and type, and include photographs, reprints, articles, manuals, educational material, registries, seminar publications, conference and symposia programs, product and device catalogues, price lists, and books.
Topics: Occupational Therapy, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
The collection includes the papers of Frank B. Queen, covering primarily his work with penicillin research at Bushnell Hospital during World War II and cancer research and public education after the war. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, texts from dozens of public talks, an AFIP bound volume of reprints, news clippings, research materials, teaching materials, and photographs. Also includes a caricature of Queen and various portraits.
Topics: Frank B. Queen, Bushnell Hospital, World War II, Penicillin, Cancer Research, Cancer Education
The collection contains photographs of injuries and wounds suffered during World War II. There is evidence that most were taken at the 192nd General Hospital and Northington General Hospital in England. Most of the photos involve cases where a plastic surgeon was needed, including cases requiring skin grafts and facial reconstruction. The finding aid also lists the type of injury for the first two series. These photographs were provided to Major Ralph Creer of the Army Medical Museum by Dr....
Topics: Eugene M. Bricker, World War II, General Hospital, Facial Reconstruction, Plastic Surgery, Major...
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
- Heather Lindsay (1999); Eric W. Boyle (2012)
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This collection primarily documents Arthur T. Hertigâs hydatidiform mole study, a project for the American Registry of Pathology which led to an Armed Forces Institute of Pathology tumor fascicle. Hertig, an embryologist, primatologist, and Armed Forces Institute of Pathology consultant, was awarded the Gold-Headed Cane Award. There is also material on ob-gyn studies. The material was collected as part of the Registry of Noteworthy Research in Pathology project. Materials include patient...
Topics: Arthur T. Hertig, Hydatidiform Mole Study, American Registry of Pathology, Armed Forces Institute...
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- Cathy Sorge (2007); Eric W. Boyle (2012)
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The Haymaker Collection consists of the personal and business papers of Dr. Webb Edward Haymaker (1902-1984). Haymaker served as Chief of the Neuropathology Branch of the Army Institute of Pathology (AIP) which later evolved into the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), from 1942 until 1961. Included in the collection are papers documenting Haymakerâs time in the Army Reserves and his career at the AFIP. Dr. Haymaker was a world renowned neuropathologist whose career spanned six decades...
Topics: Webb Edward Haymaker, Neuropathology Branch, Army Institute of Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of...
This collection includes two duplicate volumes of 30 photographs made by the Museum for exhibition at the U.S. Centennial International Exhibition (also known as the International Exposition of 1876). They show Army hospitals and models of ambulances and hospital buildings, railroad cars, and ships. There is also a group portrait including Museum assistant curator Joseph J. Woodward. Some glass plate negatives are in the Woodward Collection. Related material is in Curatorial Records:...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Centennial International Exhibition, Joseph J. Woodward, Expositions,...
The World War Reconstruction Aides Association (WWRAA) was an organization of nurses who pioneered in the physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) fields in World War 1. In June 1920, a group of PT and OT aides began by forming the Organization of Fort Sheridan Military Reconstruction Aides, in order âto augment friendships and interests developed during the period of serviceâ and âto effect as soon as possible a national organization.â By December 1920, the organization had been...
Topics: World War Reconstruction Aides Association, WWRAA, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, World...
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- Sara Gonzalez (2011); revised by Eric W. Boyle (2012)
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This collection contains various editions of published stereoscopic plates and booklets made for instruction in anatomy and pathology. The 5 boxes in the collection include 32 containers of published stereoscopic cards; 2 containers with stereoscopes; and three booklets with View-Master style reels. Series 001 includes four complete sets of various editions of stereoscopic anatomy studies that were all part of the University of Edinburgh stereoscopic series. The stereographs are mounted on...
Topics: Stereoscopic Anatomy, Stereoscope, Stereographs, University of Edinburgh, Neuroanatomy, Skin...
The photographs in this collection are primarily publicity photos of AFIP events and staff; also includes some historical photographs of military medicine, clippings and scrapbook ephemera. While most of the albums are labeled, many of the photographs are unlabeled. The title of the folders reflects the title of the album wherever possible, otherwise the title is intended to be descriptive of contents.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, AFIP, Photographs, Albums
This collection consists of lantern slides and 35mm slides of past presidents of the American Association of Pathology and Bacteriology (AAPB), taken by AFIP photographers. The AAPB was an American national professional association established in 1901, devoted to the medical sciences as distinct from clinical medicine. In 1976, they joined with the American Society for Experimental Pathology to form the American Society for Investigative Pathology.
Topics: American Association of Pathology and Bacteriology, American Society for Investigative Pathology,...
Office records of Orla O'Reilly, who was employed by the Museum from 1988 to 1993. O'Reilly served as head of the Education Office and its successor, the Public Programs Office. She also served briefly as the Museum's office manager. During her tenure, the Museum participated in a number of conferences and public programs, at the Museum and elsewhere, on such topics as AIDS, mental health, alternative medicine, substance abuse, and public policy. O'Reilly acted as liaison between the Museum and...
Topics: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Museum Records, Education Office, Orla O'Reilly
The Academy of Medicine is unique in that its membership consists of individuals with widely diversified backgrounds. The directories in this collection reflect that diversity, with members working in basic medical sciences, internists, surgeons, specialists, dentists, and veterinarians. Membership has included leaders in the fields of medicine and para-medical sciences in the DC area. Each membership directory contains the following sections: 1) Officers and Former Officers; 2) Charter...
Topics: Academy of Medicine of Washington DC, Membership, Directory
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- Coal Mines Administration, US Department of the Interior
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(Report of the Coal Mines Administration, 1947), well-illustrated with photographs of life in coal towns.
Topics: Coal Mines Administration, public health, industrial medicine, West Virginia, Pennsylvania,...
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- Clinical Film Libraries
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A catalog of motion pictures of Medical and Surgical subjects designed for education.
Topics: motion pictures, movies, films, medical, surgical, educational
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- National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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The 2009 edition of the Guide to the Collections at the National Museum of Health and Medicine. It includes the following collecting divisions: Historical, Anatomical, Neuroanatomical, Human Developmental Anatomy, and Archives.
Topics: Guide to Collections, Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine, inventory
Medical/surgical instruments from the M.G. Trouvé company, Paris. Excerpted from "les Mondes," July 15, 1869.
Topics: medical instruments, catalogs, surgeon's instruments
Excerpts from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's (AFIP) annual reports, from the years 1947-1991, pertaining to the Army Medical Museum.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
The purpose of this card catalog reference system (date of creation unknown) was to serve as a cross-reference of Museum numbering systems, principally for the Anatomical and Historical divisions. Over the years, many notations have been made on the cards and those handwritten notes can provide useful information for any given object. What can also be ascertained from the cards are numbers that have been re-used. Most notably in the historical section, original number cards have been marked as...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Museum Records, Card Files
Catalog or logbook of woodcuts for publications of the Army Medical Museum, of Surgical Specimens 1-2000 (MM 8590), with engravings of specimens cut out and pasted onto pages, with section and specimen numbers. Ca. 19th century.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, pathology, pathological specimens, anatomical specimens, woodcuts,...
An approximately 4-minute video of World War 1 Red Cross workers (including sculptor/artist Anna Coleman Ladd) fashioning prosthetic/cosmetic devices for men with facial injuries.
Topics: World War 1, Red Cross, prosthetics, facial injuries, Anna Coleman Ladd
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This collection covers two main areas of the work done by Dr. William I. Glass, as a penicillin officer and as a surgeon performing operations to repair damaged or severed peripheral nerves. The penicillin material includes handwritten and typed memos, communications, reports, and case summaries related to the penicillin program. There is also some medical literature from that era related to penicillin. Some documents were prepared by Dr. Glass, while other documents were prepared by others in...
Topics: William I. Glass, Penicillin, Penicillin Officer, Penicillin Research, 22nd General Hospital, World...
Catalog or logbook of the Army Medical Museum's index to patients, Provisional Pathological and Provisional Anatomical Sections, arranged alphabetically by patient's last name with rank or civilian status, and specimen number. No date.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, anatomical specimens, pathological specimens
Written by the students of The Army School of Nursing's class of 1921. This is the Annual (Yearbook) from Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, DC, and Letterman General Hospital in San Francisco, California.
Topics: Walter Reed General Hospital, Letterman General Hospital, Nursing, Yearbooks, Annuals, Nurses,...
Unbound typewritten records of medical and/or scientific subject matter captured during the Vietnam War. Untranslated. Author unknown.
Topics: medical, Vietnam, Vietnam War, journal, scientific
List of microscopical specimens received at the Army Medical Museum's Microscopical Section (prepared microscopic tissue sections). Includes Section numbers 6417-7760. In some cases also notes method of preparation. Ca. late 19th century.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook, pathological specimens, microscopical specimens
Catalog or logbook of items received at the Army Medical Museum for all collections: Surgical/Pathological, Medical, Microscopical, Comparative Anatomy, and Miscellaneous. Dates from 1884-1907.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook, anatomical specimens, pathological specimens, microscope...
This collection consists of photographs and slides transferred to the Museum when Carswell closed its medical illustration and photography section. Includes prints and slides of medical supplies and equipment; Carswell hospital events, staff, and facilities; presentations on medical topics; and training sets. The two series are divided by type of material and are organized chronologically.
Topics: Carswell Air Force Base, Hospital, Medical Supplies, Medical Equipment
J.W.S. Arnold was a professor of physiology in the Medical Department of the University of the City of New-York. Arnold advertised his pioneering photomicrograph services for âcommercial, medico-legal, and other purposesâ in The American Monthly Microscopical Journal in the 1880s. This single volume of photomicrographs contains twenty-one images. A stamp on the inside of the book suggests it was donated to the Surgeon Generalâs Office at the time of publication.
Topics: J.W.S. Arnold, Photomicrographs, Physiology
This collection consists of ophthalmologic material, mostly related to prominent doctors, collected by Dr. Burton Chance. Materials include reprints, photographs, manuscripts, Chance's personal correspondence, and exhibit labels. There is also Chance material in Historical Collections. The collection was probably given to the Museum by the American Ophthalmological Society, who received it from Chance.
Topics: Burton Chance, Ophthalmology, American Ophthalmological Society
This colleciton includes the papers of Marine Hospital Service Surgeon General John Brown Hamilton. Includes two scrapbooks of clippings, a letterbook with official correspondence, a diary covering Hamilton's service as a delegate to Germany, a photograph, an AMA certificate, a booklet called "Lessons in Longevity," and three reprints. Hamilton's mortar board is in Historical Collections.
Topics: John Hamilton Brown, Marine Hospital Service, Surgeon General
This collection contains 25 documents relating to the life of Horace Greeley Jacobs. The earliest, and perhaps most notable items relate to Greeleyâs service to the Union during the Civil War, including a letter home to his mother and a brief narrative entitled âThoughts on the Battlefield.â Other materials include certificates and letters of commendation, appointment, promotion, and discharge (both military and civilian) throughout his life. Pension claim and certification is also included,...
Topics: Horace Greeley Jacobs, Civil War, Union Army, Bank's Ford, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station,...
his collection consists of two copies (one bound, one disassembled) of Photomicrographs of Normal Histology, Human and Comparative, by Dr. William M. Gray of the Army Medical Museum, under the direction of curator John S. Billings (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1893). Gray joined the Museum in 1885 and served on the hospital ship U.S.S Relief in 1898. He did x-ray and photomicroscopical work.
Topics: William M. Gray, Army Medical Museum, Photomicrographs, Normal Histology, U.S.S. Relief, X-Rays,...
Naomi Marilyn Kanof was born January 6, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York to Benjamin and Anne (Bernstein) Kanof. She received a B.A. from George Washington University in 1931 and her M.D. in 1934 from the Medical School. September 8, 1935, she married Max Tendler, also a graduate of George Washington University. She interned at the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn, 1934-1935, and at the Childrenâs Hospital in Washington, D.C., 1935-1936. Her residency was at the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York...
Topics: Naomi Marilyn Kanof, Dermatology, Skin Ulcers, Investigative Dermatology, Journal of the American...
George Alston Tripp was a doctor in Massachusetts. He graduated from the Medical School of Maine (Bowdoin) in 1896. The notebooks in this collection are small, hand-written books which may be lecture notes or may have been used in the early years of his practice.
Topics: George Alston Tripp, Notebooks, Lecture Notes, History of Medicine, Medical School of Maine
This collection consists of photographs from museum exhibits. Files are arranged alphabetically by subject and name.
Topics: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Museum Records, Exhibit Division, Photographs
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- Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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A handbook for casualty simulation in disaster, focusing on three factors important for successful training: 1. Staging - the surroundings within which the casualty may be found; 2. Acting - the ability of individuals to portray the symptoms of an injured person; and 3. Make-up - the creation of simple or complex wounds which add realism to the situation.
Topic: disaster preparedness, disaster simulation, disaster training, wounds and injuries, moulage, first...
This artificial collection of medical art (completed primarily by Museum staff) includes illustrations from the nineteenth century, World War I era, the interwar period, and World War II through the 1960s. The collection is organized into three series based on chronology. Within each series the illustrations are organized by the individual artists represented. A wide range of military medicine subjects include battlefield wounds, anatomical and pathological studies, hygiene and preventive...
Topics: Medical Illustration, World War I, World War II, Vietnam War, Medical Illustration Service, Army...
These materials constitute an artificial collection of yearbooks, scrapbooks, photo albums, annual reports, and logbooks from the following hospitals: Oak Knoll Naval Hospital (Oakland, California), Great Lakes Naval Hospital, Fleet Hospital 103 (Guam), San Diego U.S. Naval Hospital, Tripler General Hospital, Mayo General Hospital, 141st General Hospital; the hospital ship U.S.S. Sanctuary; naval hospitals in 1948-1949; World War II general hospitals; and the Third Field Hospital in Saigon.
Topics: Military Hospitals, Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Great Lakes Naval Hospital, Fleet Hospital, San Diego...
This collection contains biographical information on Museum curators, Museum staff, and affiliated researchers. Files on most of the individuals include a biographical data sheet, which details their history of work with museum, educational background, and publications. Additional materials include articles (original, copies, and reprints), bibliographies, correspondence, clippings, commemorations, certificates, conference and symposia publications, photographs and other images, and manuscripts...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Biographical Files, Museum Records, Curators
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Surgical/Pathological Section I (items related to surgical operations), including SS (Surgical Specimen) numbers 4720-5473. Dates from 1867-1868.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook, surgical specimens, surgery
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
- Charles Stuart Kennedy, Lent C. Johnson
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Oral history of Lent C. Johnson, MD, chief of Orthopedic Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Recorded April 21, 1993.
Topics: orthopedics, orthopedic pathology, oral history, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, AFIP
This collection consists of the papers of Clark J. Hollister, DDS, an early dental hygiene advocate who established the dental division of the Pennsylvania Department of Health in 1920 and served as its director until 1933. Materials in the collection include photographs, speeches, correspondence, articles, certificates, a yearbook, and newspaper clippings documenting mobile dental hygiene units, dentistry in World War I, and state public health efforts.
Topics: Clark J. Hollister, Dentistry, Dental Division, Dental Hygiene Units, Dentistry in World War I
Howard Alexander Donald, M.D. (1915-1994) was a graduate of George Washington University Medical School. He was a medical resident in obstetrics and gynecology when he entered the United States Army as a First Lieutenant in 1939. By 1944, he had achieved the rank of Major and was assigned to the 203rd Hospital Ship Complement in Charleston, SC. He was subsequently assigned to the United States Army Hospital Ship Algonquin. In 1945, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Following...
Topics: Howard Alexander Donald, United States Army Hospital, Complement, Algonquin
This collection represents a photograph series begun by the Museum during the Spanish-American War. It consists of glass plate negatives which have not all been printed. Most images show medical activities and equipment (including hospital ships and trains) during the war; later images are bacteriology photomicrographs and illustrations for medical manuals showing Hospital Corps activities. Although not a complete listing, the following inventory lists the AMM number attributed to the numbered...
Topics: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Army Medical Museum, Photographs, Spanish-American War
Dr. Marc M. Micozzi served as director of the Museum from 1986 to 1995. During his tenure the Museum's name was changed to the National Museum of Health and Medicine in 1988 and its staff expanded. Micozzi worked for the formation of the National Museum of Health and Medicine Foundation in 1989 and its campaign to relocate the Museum to the National Mall. He also participated in the organization of the National AIDS Exhibit Consortium, a forensic education class with other Museum staff, and the...
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Museum Records, Marc M. Micozzi