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University of California, San Francisco Library, Archives & Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections at the UCSF Library preserves and maintains rare and unique materials to support research and teaching in the history of the health sciences.

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Archives and Special Collections, UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management
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San Francisco, CA 9414
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Dr. Severinghaus and Dr. Larson present historical material from the Arthur E. Guedel Anesthesia Collection that summarizes the fundamental changes that occurred during the early 20th century, bringing the practice of Anesthesia into the modern age.  The lecture focuses on the letters and artifacts of Dr. Arthur Guedel and Mr. Richard Gill. In 2015 the Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center transferred to the UCSF Library its extensive collection containing more than 40 linear feet of...
Topics: Arthur E. Guedel, anesthesia, Richard Gill, history of anesthesia, curare, UCSF Archives &...