Finding Aid for the Thomas F. H. Green Notes on Edward William Murphy Midwifery Lectures Biomed.0366

Finding aid prepared by Courtney Dean, 2020.
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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.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Jeremy Norman (California Antiquarian Book Fair), 16 February 2016.

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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)