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Barnabas Wood Papers

Identifier: MS-3459

This ledger houses the notes, essays, research, and observations of Dr. Barnabas Wood, a dental surgeon who lived in Nashville before the Civil War. His interests included (among other things) physiognomy, phrenology, slavery, spirituality, morality, botany, and zoology.

Dates: circa 1844-1850

College of Medicine Required Items List

Identifier: AR-0305

This collection houses lists of the books, instruments, and supplies required by the University of Tennessee's College of Medicine.

Dates: 1951 March

College of Veterinary Medicine Speaking and Writing Guide

Identifier: AR-0621

This collection houses a guide to speaking and writing for students of veterinary medicine.

Dates: undated

Francis Alexander Ramsey Diploma

Identifier: MS-0105

This manuscript, written in Latin, certifies that Frank A. Ramsey earned his M.D. at Transylvania University on March 10, 1842. It is signed by Robert Davidson, President of the University, and others.

Dates: 1842 March 10

Francis Alexander Ramsey Index Rerum

Identifier: MS-1251

An 1842 index rerum, or alphabetized notebook intended for creating a manual, given to Francis Alexander Ramsey by his friend Thomas Turner. The rerum includes a section describing how and why the pages may be used. Ramsey, who was likely a medical student at the time, used the book to create a manual of medical references and terminology.

Dates: 1842

Helen Mae Lennon Hospital Record Book

Identifier: MS-3509

This 248-page ledger book appears to be a nurse's patient record for the Helen Mae Lennon Hospital. Each entry includes the date, the patient's name, treatment instructions or progress, and a doctor's signature. Treatments are varied, but often feature castor oil, soda bicarb, soft diet, bed rest, and hot water bottles. Doctors' signatures include E. F. Lennon, M. L. Boyd, and S. M. Clark.

Dates: 1923 January 6-1928 November 11

Patricia Cornwell Collection of 19th Century Popular Culture

Identifier: MS-3823

This collection of manuscript materials does not include rough drafts or notes from Patricia Cornwell’s own writing. It consists of materials she collected as part of her very extensive research. In addition to notebooks, pamphlets, and newspaper articles about Medicine and Crime, it includes primary source documents about the abolition movement, suffragettes, Prince Albert-Victor and other 19th century celebrities, education, and literature.

Dates: 1715-1976, bulk 1818-1915; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1915

Samuel Mainster Lecture Notes

Identifier: MS-0712

This book contains notes that Samuel Mainster took on lectures he attended while studying at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.

Dates: 1827-1834

W. S. Nash Medical School Notebooks

Identifier: MS-3457
Abstract These two notebooks belonged to Walter Starnes Nash, who used them to take notes in his medical courses at the University of Michigan in 1888 and 1889. During these years, he took Physical Diagnosis, Theory and Practice, Physiology, Nervous Diseases, Genealogy, Surgery, Pathology, Physiology, Sanitary Science, Physiological Chemistry, Urinary Analysis, Bright’s Disease, Neurology, Obstetrics, Surgery, and Pathology. Nash’s professors for these courses included Dr. Henry Francis Lyster, Dr....
Dates: 1888-1889