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Finding Aid for the Jacob J. Singer Collection. 1900-1984
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Box 1, Folder 1

Legal document issued by Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. 1918 September 3

Scope and Content Note

document issued to Jacob J. Singer stating that Abraham Greenberg, his father, became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in this Court on November 5, 1900
Box 1, Folder 2

Legal agreement between Jacob J. Singer and A. S. Aloe Instrument Company. 1914 June 4

Scope and Content Note

two-page typed document specifying agreed upon legal and financial details re. manufacture and marketing of a stethoscope invented by Dr. Singer
Box 1, Folder 3

"Why I chose the profession of medicine". undated

Scope and Content Note

five-page typed manuscript

Note

content indicates that mss. was written between 1925-1930
Box 1, Folder 4

Lecture notes on General Chemistry. 1900 September 29

Physical Description: 17 x 20.5 cm; hard bound

Scope and Content Note

ca. 100 manuscript pages of notes, plus pages listing "Materia medica" and "Therapeutics"

Note

notebook cover labeled: Chemical Laboratory, Medical Department of Washington University, St. Louis; date taken from first entry page
Box 1, Folder 5

Certificate of perpetual membership in the St. Louis Mercantile Library Association. 1921 June 27

Scope and Content Note

certificate is numbered No. 1570
Box 1, Folder 6

Two United States patents granted to Jacob J. Singer. 1915, 1918

Scope and Content Note

1. Resonating stethoscopes or intensifiers; 2. Illuminating devices for transparent pictures and photographic negatives
Box 1, Folder 7

"Successful removal of an entire lung for carcinoma of the bronchus", by Evarts A. Graham and J. J. Singer. 1933, 1984

Scope and Content Note

a "Landmark Article" in JAMA 251(2): 257-260, 1984, reprinting the original publication from JAMA 101: 1371-1374, 1933; accompanied by the commentary "Landmark Perspective" by Arthur E. Baue, JAMA 251(2): 261-264, 1984

Note

Graham and Singer established the first modern chest clinic in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis; this article reported the first successful pneumonectomy for lung carcinoma
Box 1, Folder 9

Photograph. 1937 July 8

Physical Description: 23 x 18 cm

Scope and Content Note

snapshot of E. D. Rivers, Governor of Georgia, in hospital bed with Dr. Singer and unknown male and female at his side, inscribed "To Dr. J. Singer, a wonderful physician and good fellow, E. S. Rivers, Governor of Georgia. Margaret E. Tully"; beneath the photograph is written "Gov. Rivers of Georgia at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, 7/8/1937"

Note

folder also contains 10 x 18 cm. card with portrait of Rivers, signed "Faithfully yours, E. D. Rivers, Governor of Georgia"
Box 1

Films. 1939

Physical Description: 16 mm

Scope and Content Note

five reels, three undated; labels: Experimental work (animal, 2), Method of Lipiodol injection (1), Autopsy (human, 1), unlabeled (1)
Box 2, Folder 1

City of St. Louis Health Department Female Hospital Corps portraits. 1904-1905, 1905-1906

Scope and Content Note

composite photographs of individual staff portraits, including J. J. Singer, Senior Physician
Box 2, Folder 2

Diploma for the M.D. degree, Washington University, St. Louis. 1904

Scope and Content Note

issued to Jacob Jesse Singer
Box 2, Folder 3

The State Board of Health, State of Missouri license to practice medicine. 1904

Scope and Content Note

issued to Jacob Jesse Singer
Box 2, Folder 4

Health Department of the City of St. Louis, Missouri Certificate of Hospital Service. 1905, 1906

Scope and Content Note

two certificates issued to Jacob Jesse Singer