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Prepared, under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General United States Army, by George A. Otis, Assistant Surgeon, United States Army. Includes a chronological summary of engagements and battles. Covers wounds and injuries of the head, face, neck, spine, and chest.
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Surgery, Military,...
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by War Department, Commission on Training Camp Activities
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A pamphlet about venereal disease, directed to members of the U.S. military during World War 1.
Topic: World War 1, venereal disease, sexually transmitted diseases
Written by George A. Otis and D.L. Huntington. Covers "Wounds and Injuries of the Lower Extremities," "Miscellaneous Injuries," "Wounds and Complications," "Anesthetics," "The Medical Staff and Materia Chirurgica," and "Transportation of the Wounded."
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Surgery, Military,...
Eleventh of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
A description, and directions for use, of illumination equipment that can be used on any Leitz microscope. The Phase Contrast Equipment offers the possibility of adjustable lighting from brightfield to phase contrast to darkfield.
Topic: microscopes, illumination, laboratory equipment
Prepared under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General, United States Army, by Joseph Janvier Woodward, Surgeon, United States Army.
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Medical care, United...
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by 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
Prepared under the direction of Surgeon General John Moore, United States Army, by Charles Smart, Major and Surgeon, United States Army. Covers medical statistics; camp fevers and other miasmatic diseases; scurvy; diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposure; and other diseases such as Nostalgia, Army Itch, Poisoning, Alcoholism, and Venereal Diseases.
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Medical care, United...
Prepared under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General United States Army, by J.J. Woodward, Assistant Surgeon United States Army. Consists of a series of statistical tables summarizing the monthly reports made to the Surgeon General regarding the Sickness of the Army, Deaths, and Discharges and is arranged into two groups: Part I refers to "Sickness and Mortality of White Troops" and Part II to "Colored Troops."
Topics: Civil War, military medicine, Medicine, Military -- History United States, Surgery, Military,...
The proceedings of the 7th Saranac Silicosis Symposium, held at Saranac Lake, New York September 22-26, 1952, during Dr. Arthur J. Vorwald’s tenure at the Saranac Laboratory. Includes the September 24, 1952 session on “Pneumoconiosis and Pulmonary Cancer.”
Topics: pneumoconiosis, pulmonary disease, pulmonary cancer, Saranac Conference, 7th Saranac Conference,...
Typewritten text of medical subject matter, captured during the Vietnam War. Many hand-drawn illustrations. Additional handwritten notes. Untranslated. Author unknown.
Topics: medical, Vietnam, Vietnam War, journal, orthopedics, surgical
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by 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...
Thirteenth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1. "Part 1, Physical Reconstruction and Vocational Education" written by Maj. A.G. Crane, S.C. and "Part 2, The Army Nurse Corps" written by Julia C. Stimson, Superintendent, Army Nurse Corps.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
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...
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by Elbert DeCoursey
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A compilation of four separate films created by or on behalf of Elbert DeCoursey of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission: 1. Japan, October/November 1945 (22 minutes) [Primarily tourist-type footage.] 2. Atomic Bomb Studies - Nagasaki (17 minutes) [Gross tissue and microscope slides of damaged tissue at various intervals post-exposure.] 3. Medical aspects - Atomic Warfare (20 minutes) [Presentation of several people exposed to radiation.] 4. DeCoursey Footage in Japan (1 minute 30 seconds)
Topics: World War 2, WW2, atomic bomb, a-bomb, radiation, Japan, Nagasaki, medicine, Atomic Bomb Casualty...
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,...
Fifteenth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1. Written by Maj. Albert G. Love, M.C., U.S. Army.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Written by Lieut. Col. Joseph F. Siler, M.C. Published by the Government Printing Office. Ninth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Catalog or logbook of medals at the Army Medical Museum. "On May 26, 1885, there were purchased of Dr. W.R. Lee, of Washington DC, two-hundred and ninety-three medals, then known as the "Lee" collection of Medical Medals. This collection was the nucleus of the "Museum" Collection." This logbook has no descriptive information, only sequential numbers and the drawer locations assigned. No date other than that noted above.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, medals, honoraria, W.R. Lee, medical medals
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by Army Institute of Pathology
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The Report of the Joint Commission for the Investigation of the Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan; Volume VI. by Ashley W. Oughterson, Henry L. Barnett,George V. LeRoy, Jack D. Rosenbaum, Averill A. Liebow, B. Aubrey Schneider, and E. Cuylar Hammond. NP-3041 Office of Air Surgeon July 6, 1951 Army Institute of Pathology
Topics: atomic bomb, pathology, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Japan, Atomic Energy Commission, World War II
1866 Catalog of Medical Supplies published by S. Maw and Sons, London. Scanned from a photocopy.
Topics: medical supplies, medicine, surgical instruments
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by John Mayall Jr.
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Lectures on the history of the microscope by British collector John Mayall, Jr. excerpted from the Journal of the Society of the Arts, 1885-1888. Scanned from microfilm printouts.
Topics: microscopy, microscope, history of technology, history of medicine, history of science
"In the United States" section written by Col. Weston P. Chamberlain, M.C.; "In the American Expeditionary Forces" section written by Lieut. Col. Frank W. Weed, M.C. Published by the Government Printing Office. Sixth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
Written by Col. William N. Bispham, M.C. Published by the Government Printing Office. Seventh of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
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by 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,...
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
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by 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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by Frances Pleasants
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Photograph album of Frances Pleasants, who taught wounded soldiers at the Army Hospital in Germantown, PA during the Civil War. Presented to her by her patients, it contains photographs of them as well as other Civil War images. Includes albumen cartes-de-visite, tintypes, and newspaper clippings. Note: where image numbers are missing in the sequence, those places in the album are empty and the pages were not digitized.
Topics: Civil War, photograph album
Notebook of medical recipes with dosages. Probably belonged to William C. Williams, whose name appears on the flyleaf.
Topics: William C. Williams, Medical Recipes, Medical Dosage
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by Army School of Nursing, Class of 1930
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Written by the students of The Army School of Nursing's class of 1930. This is the Annual (Yearbook) from Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, DC.
Topics: Walter Reed General Hospital, Nursing, Yearbooks, Annuals, Nurses, military medicine, nursing...
These records are from the office files of Lisa Berndt, head of the exhibits department. There is some overlap between the materials in this collection and OHA 51. Materials include exhibit proposals, exhibit materials/objects, photographs, internal correspondence, museum meeting and policy information, and ephemera. Also includes background research for exhibits on bioterrorism, the medical lessons of Vietnam, and women and HIV/AIDS.
Topics: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Museum Records, Exhibit Division, Lisa Berndt
"In the United States" written by Col. Pearce Bailey, M.C., Lieut. Col. Frankwood E. Williams, M.C. and Sergt. Paul O. Komora, M.D. "In the American Expeditionary Forces" written by Col. Thomas W. Salmon, M.C. and Sergt. Norman Fenton, M.D. Published by the Government Printing Office. Tenth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
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by Amanda Montgomery (2006); Eric W. Boyle (2012)
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This collection consists of autopsy reports and 76 photographs mounted on cardboard. Images are primarily autopsy and clinical photographs from American Expeditionary Forces hospitals in Vichy, France. Also includes images of the hospitals and staff; many have captions. Some of the photographs were possibly taken by the eight staff members of the Army Medical Museum who were dispatched to France (Vichy, Dijon, Paris and Chaumont) in Sept. 1918, to take over the role of collecting medical...
Topics: American Expeditionary Forces, Hospitals, World War I, Army Medical Museum, Photographs
This collection consists of technical manuals, training manuals and materials related to mannequins and moulages used in training. Wherever there is a technical manual number associated with the training material it is listed. Otherwise any other associated number is provided.
Topics: Training Aids, Training Manuals, Mannequins, Moulages, Armed Forces Medical Museum, National Museum...
Twelfth of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1.
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
School notes from AFIP Director Glenn Wagner's medical education. Items are organized by type and include books, reprints, journals, manuals, and miscellaneous notes.
Topics: Glenn Wagner, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Medical Education
2-sided sheet folded into a booklet explaining awards in the United States military. This scan is arranged so that the booklet reads in order.
Topics: pharmaceuticals, uniforms, US Army, US Navy, US Marines, trade literature
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Horace C. Gillette, 1801-1878
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A handwritten "receipt" (recipe) book from the late 19th century, of mostly pharmaceutical remedies, including those for asthma, cough, gangrene, "the itch," cholera, and bilious colic, but also for lucifer matches and liquid blacking.
Topics: pharmaceuticals, handmade books, recipe books, home remedies, cbk
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by 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,...
This collection consists of 76 prize-winning photographs from several years of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists annual contest. No reproductions allowed as the Otis Historical Archives does not hold the copyright. The following inventory includes information about the prize, photographer, title of the image, place the photograph was taken, and the NMHM accession number.
Topics: American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Pathology, Photograph Competition
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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The Army Medical Museum's section of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology's 2003 annual report.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Army Medical Museum, reports, annual reports
2-sided sheet folded into a booklet explaining awards in the United States military. This scan is of the two sheets.
Topics: pharmaceuticals, uniforms, US Army, US Navy, US Marines, trade literature, World War 2, Civil War
This collection consists of about 120 photographs belonging to J.F. Siler, U.S. Army Medical Corps. The images show Panama during the building of the canal, including images of mosquito control, drainage, garbage disposal, hospitals, and a leper colony. Siler was director of the Division of Laboratories for the Army Expeditionary Forces during World War I. His contributions to tropical medicine include descriptions of the transmission of dengue and Army policies for typhoid vaccination in World...
Topics: J.F. Siler, U.S. Army Medical Corps, Panama Canal, Division of Laboratories, Army Expeditionary...
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Army School of Nursing, Class of 1926
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Written by the students of The Army School of Nursing's class of 1926. 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,...
This collection consists of negatives and lantern slides of sexually-transmissible disease conditions given to the Army Medical Museum in 1950 by Dr. Taggert, chief of the venereal diseases section of the Washington, D.C., Public Health Department.
Topics: Venereal Disease, Public Health Department, Sexually-Transmissable Diseases, Lantern Slides
This collection documents the founding, development, and advancement of the American Board of Forensic Odontology, as well as the professionalization and standardization of the field of forensic odontology. When material was transferred to the National Museum of Health and Medicine, certain sections retained a âroughâ order, but the overall collection did not have any original order. The six series were imposed, in collaboration, by the assistant archivist and collections manager of the...
Topics: American Board of Forensic Odontology, Records, Odontology, Forensics, National Institute of Justice
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Joan Redding (1995); Eric W. Boyle (2012)
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Planned in 1991, the AFIP Oral History Project consists of 23 interviews with former AFIP directors and staff, conducted in 1992 and 1993. Eighteen of the interviews are recorded on videotape; the remaining five are on audiotape cassettes. Charles Stuart Kennedy, director of the Foreign Affairs Oral History Program at Georgetown University, conducted the interviews. The interviews cover the following topics: the subjects' background and education, development of their field, other AFIP staff,...
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Oral History, Medical Museum, AFIP, Charles Stuart Kennedy,...
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by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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1965 Report of Lt. Col. Pierre A. Finck regarding his participation in the 1963 autopsy of President John F. Kennedy. Along with Finck's report to AFIP head Dr. Joe Blumberg, he includes segments of the report of the Warren Commission. This is scanned from a photocopy, but the Museum holds the original.
Topics: Kennedy John F.(John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963 Assassination, Pierre Finck, ballistics
This collection consists primarily of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, arranged chronologically, that reference the Museum or Museum staff. Articles written by Museum staff are also included in this collection, which overlaps and complements OHA 69âMuseum Records: Publications. This collection also includes a few audio and videotapes of media programs. SEE ALSO Museum Records: Education/Public Programs, Levinson Office Files, and the NMHM Audiovisual Collection for related material.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, Clippings, Articles, Publications, Museum Records
Photocopy of catalog or logbook of the Army Medical Museum's holdings of miscellaneous items such as Native American bows, arrows, spears, and medicine bags, but also items such as an Enfield rifle found at Gettysburg and a boot showing entrance and exit points of a bullet. No overall date, but one item noted as being received in 1864.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Native American, Army Medical Museum
Catalog or index listing contributors of cholera cases, listed alphabetically, with date sent and sender's address. Dates from 1867-1868.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, cholera, catalog, J.J. Woodward
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
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
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
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by 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
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC
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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
Medical/surgical instruments from the M.G. Trouvé company, Paris. Excerpted from "les Mondes," July 15, 1869.
Topics: medical instruments, catalogs, surgeon's instruments
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,...
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
by 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...
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...
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...
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...
Otis Historical Archives, National Museum of Health and Medicine Collection
by Army School of Nursing, Class of 1927
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Written by the students of The Army School of Nursing's class of 1927. 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,...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Microscopical Section (prepared microscopic tissue sections) from 1918-1919. Includes Section numbers 17501-20823.
Topics: microscope slides, pathology, Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook
This collection consists of twelve photographs from Grethe (Lende) Tobiasâs personal collection, depicting the uniform she wore as Red Cross medical social worker, additional Red Cross staff members, and the buildings and grounds of the Walter Reed Hospital and medical complex. Also included is a newspaper clipping of a photograph with Private Robert Firth and Nurse Grethe Lende aboard the steamboat City of Washington.
Topics: Grethe Tobias, Grethe Lende, Red Cross, Walter Reed General Hospital, Nursing, History of Nursing,...
This brief finding aid identifies the major subjects covered in the collection.
Topics: National Naval Medical Center, Pathology, Lantern Slides
Written by Col. Joseph H. Ford, M.C. Published by the Government Printing Office. Second of 15 volumes covering all aspects of the US Army's role in World War 1
Topics: military medicine, World War 1, World War, US Army, Surgeon General's Office, military surgery,...
The NMHMâs Historical Collections houses dialyzer prototypes designed and built by Arthur E. MacNeill between 1952 and 1954. The Research and Development Division of the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, funded the development of this device under contact DA-49-007-MD-475, as the use of the artificial kidney by the 11th Evac Hospital in Korea proved the value of this new technology, but remained cumbersome under field conditions. The MacNeill device was compact, easier and quicker to...
Topics: Arthur E. MacNeill, MacNeill-Collins Dialyzer, Kidney Dialysis, Blood Pump
The materials in this collection were donated by Angela Wagner, the last acting commander of the 159th Medical Company at the time of its closure in 2007. The archival items include correspondence, official pronouncements, forms, memoranda, manuals, and photographs related to the work of the unit. The series in the collection are divided by subject and arranged chronologically. Additional commemorative artifacts related to the Companyâs closure are stored with the Historical division in the...
Topics: National Museum of Health and Medicine, 159th, Medical Evacuation Company, Medical Detachment,...
Dr. Morris Steggerda was born in Holland, Michigan, in 1900, to John and Sena Steggerda. He obtained his A.B. at Hope College in 1922, his A.M. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1923 and 1928 respectively, in the Department of Zoology. In 1928, he married Inez Dunkelberger, an instructor at Smith College, and in 1932 their son Charles Steggerda was born. Dr. Steggerda began his career as Assistant Professor of Zoology at Smith College before becoming an Investigator with the Carnegie...
Topics: Morris Steggerda, Physical Anthropology, Carnegie, American Indians, Jamaicans, Tuskegee...
Catalog or logbook of Contributed Photographs at the Army Medical Museum, arranged alphabetically by patient's name, body part, or geographic location. Dates from ca. 1869-1894.
Topics: catalog, logbook, Army Medical Museum, photographs, Contributed Photographs
This collection includes the papers of AFIP Geographic Pathology Chief Binford, related to the Washington Society of Pathologists (1 box) and the International Academy of Pathology (6 boxes). The WSP was formed to promote the interest of pathology in DC, encourage demonstration of the clinical value of pathology, and promote the mutual exchange of knowledge between medical and scientific groups. Dr. Chapman Binford donated the WSP files, primarily covering the period from 1950 to 1957, to the...
Topics: Chapman Binford, Pathology, Washington Society of Pathologists, Armed Forces Institute of...
Catalog or logbook of the holdings of the Army Medical Museum's Comparative Anatomy Section (veterinary specimens), of crania and skeletons of birds. No date, but ca. 19th century.
Topics: Army Medical Museum, catalog, logbook, comparative anatomy, birds, avian, veterinary
This collection includes material donated from Dr. Blair O. Rogers, including reprints of his articles on the history of plastic surgery; a rare book, Contributions to Reparative Surgery (1876) by Gurdon Buck, MD; and copies of slides of photographs from a rare book at Columbia University, also by Gurdon Buck, The original photographs illustrating reparative surgery (1876). Collections at the NMHM include plaster casts and photographs of patients of Dr. Buck.
Topics: Blaire O. Rogers, Gurdon Buck, Plastic Surgery, Civil War, Contributions to Reparative Surgery