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New Hampshire Medical Institution lecture notes collection
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Collection of New Hampshire Medical Institution lecture notes
    Source: Gwotz, Brian (eBay)
    Identifier/Call Number: Biomed.0390
    Physical Description: 1 unknown (1 volume)
    Date: 1854
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased from Brain Gwotz (eBay), 9 April 2010.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6442836 

    Scope and Contents

    Notes, handwritten in pencil on lined blue paper, for medical lectures at the New Hampshire Medical Institution (later Dartmouth Medical School), from 17 August to 13 September 1854. The institution is not identified but may be surmised from the names of the faculty. Five sections are each headed in ink with the name of the faculty lecturer and the beginning date, either 12 or 17 August 1854: "Dr. E.R. Peaslee" (i.e., Edmund Randolph Peaslee, professor of Anatomy and Physiology) -- "Dr. E. Phelps" (i.e., Edward Elisha Phelps, Chair of Theory and Practice of Medicine and Pathanatomy (Pathological Anatomy)) -- "Dr. Dixi Crosby" (Professor of Surgery, Obstetrics, and Diseases of Women and Children) -- "Dr. Smith" -- "Prof. Hubbard" (i.e., Oliver P. Hubbard, Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy). Subjects include: development of bone; narcotics, such as opium; emphysema of the lungs; pulmonary apoplexy; pneumonia; anemia; inflammation; phthisis; atrophy; amputation; common boil; ulcers; fractures; oedema; etc. Doodles appear on some pages in the margins. The endpapers contain miscellaneous jotting; the upper paste-down includes multiple repetitions of "E.E. Phelps" and "Edw. E. Phelps" in a florid hand; the lower paste-down includes "Photography" and "Miss Annie Sullivan, Boston, Mass."

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gwotz, Brian (eBay)