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Green (Thomas F. H.) notes on Edward William Murphy midwifery lectures
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Thomas F. H. Green notes on Edward William Murphy midwifery lectures
    Source: Norman, Jeremy (California Antiquarian Book Fair)
    Creator: Green, Thomas F. H.
    Identifier/Call Number: Biomed.0366
    Physical Description: 1 unknown (1 volume)
    Date: 1858
    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 Jeremy Norman (California Antiquarian Book Fair), 16 February 2016.

    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: 7786937 

    Administrative/Biographical History

    "Murphy was professor of midwifery at University College, London, and the author of several works on obstetrics. He was an early adopter of the use of chloroform anesthesia in childborth."--Antiquarian bookseller's description.

    Scope and Contents

    "These notes of [Edward William] Murphy's 1858 lectures cover pregnancy, labor and birth, lactation, the diseases of pregnancy, spontaneous abortion and miscarriage, deformed pelvis, hemorrhage, ruptured or prolapsed uterus, etc. Pages 93 - 100 contain a discussion of chloroform anesthesia. The notes were written by Thomas F.H. Green, a medical student at University College who won certificates of honor in anatomy and pathological anatomy in 1858 (see the Medical Times and gazette for August 7, 1858, page 152)."--Antiquarian bookseller's description, 2016.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Norman, Jeremy (California Antiquarian Book Fair)