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Medicine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hartshorne Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1030
Overview Papers include correspondence of thirty-two members and relatives of the Hartshorne family. Of special interest are the medical notes, articles, and correspondence, 1819-1845, of Joseph Hartshorne, M.D. These are noteworthy because of his many innovation in surgery, such as the use of animal ligatures, plus his detailed descriptions of treatments for various ailments; also, the correspondence of Anna C. Hartshorne covering her missionary work in Japan, and Henry Hartshorne's "Letters from...
Dates: 1797-1957

Smith Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1149
Overview The papers of two 19th century Smith family members, Seth Smith and Edward Smith, the former a teacher and astronomer, the latter a medical doctor. Seth Smith was likely a Quaker.
Dates: 1821-1893