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Special Collections Online at UT

Medicine -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Course of Lectures on the Theory & Practice of Midwifery

Identifier: MS-1962

This collection houses a handwritten copy of Course of Lectures on the Theory & Practice of Midwifery given by Thomas Young and collected by John Tennant.

Dates: circa 1757

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

M. W. Gudger Account Ledger

Identifier: MS-2328

M. W. Gudger used this ledger to record accounts associated with his medical practice in Lauderdale County, Tennessee between 1867 and 1870. Entries include the patient's name, the date of treatment, the diagnosis, the treatment administered, and the amount of money due.

Dates: 1867-1870

S. E. McCollum Ledger

Identifier: MS-3512
Abstract Dr. S. E. McCollum used this ledger to document the treatments he administered and the payment he received while working as a physician in Mount Vernon, Tennessee between 1875 and 1892. The book's pages have come unbound and the paper is brittle, but most of the information is quite legible. It begins with most of an alphabetical index and goes on to approximately 200 pages of family accounts, including a page for the poor house. Payments were made in food (including molasses, potatoes, and...
Dates: 1875-1892

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