Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Chiefly materials from Dawson's shows, including comedy routines, original songs, advertising materials, contracts, and recipes for candies and medicines; together with family correspondence (1895-1925) and diary listing towns where his company played and monies received on a 1916 tour of eastern Indiana. Includes material relating to Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company, Dawson Concert Company, and Iceland Medicine Company
Middlesex County Historical Society
The collection largely contains professional booklets and reports from various large health organizations in the Middletown and Middlesex County area, including extensive documentation about the Connecticut Medical Society, Connecticut Hospital for the Insane, and Middlesex Hospital. The collection also establishes a formidable connection with professors and staff at Wesleyan University in the medical world. Documents in the collection include photographs, periodicals, medical licenses, appointment letters, business reports, certification cards, professional correspondence, bills, informational pamphlets, memoirs, programs and invitations, as well as a survey of the buildings and land of the Connecticut Hospital for the Insane. The memoirs, written largely in the 19th century, reflect on men and women who accomplished great achievements and propelled Middletown towards a reputation of superior healthcare. The collection demonstrates a great strength in establishing the state's role in ... Read More
Historical Society of Princeton
Notes relating to belles-lettres lectures of Prof. Matthew B. Hope, of the College of New Jersey, medical formulae, and correspondence with Josephine A.T. Swann and Charles H. Voorhees inviting Wikoff to participate in the founding of a society being formed to acquire and preserve Rockingham, George Washington's headquarters at Rocky Hill
County of Monmouth, Archives and Records Center
Certificates and diplomas (1832-1921), filed alphabetically by last name in the county clerk's office; and books in which the awarding of certificates was recorded, documenting 1307 professionals in Monmouth County, including physicians, chiropodists, chiropractors, dentists, nurses, midwives, and veterinarians. Includes licenses (1832-1853) issued by the Medical Society of New Jersey (the self-appointed regulating agency at that time); handwritten copies (1854-1890), some in Latin, of medical diplomas; physicians register (1840-1929) listing name of physician, date diploma or license filed, and granting institution; veterinarians register (1889-1929), containing both diplomas and affidavits of 63 veterinarians; optometrists register (1914-1933); and Registered Nurses, Book 2 (1938-1945), including copies of nurses' certificates, awarded by the New Jersey State Board of Examiners of Nurses. Persons represented include Dr. George F. Fort who later served as governor of New Jersey
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, minutes, statistical and annual reports, office files, clippings, and books, relating to medicine and medical history, reflecting the operation of the hospital. Includes minutes of the hospital's board of trustees and medical advisory committee and other material relating to committees
Essex Institute
Correspondence series includes letters to and from Drury and other family members, chiefly relating to family affairs, Drury's shipping ventures, activities of his sons as students at Brown University, his father, Col. Luke (1737-1811) Drury's imprisonment in Boston, Mass., for political activities, and other topics; business accounts and receipts, of John's sons, Austin, Luke, and John Temple; papers of brother, Aldon; and estate papers of another brother, Dr. Luke Drury (settled by Col. Luke Drury)
Bucks County Historical Society
Includes record book of innoculation records, medical recipes, and treatments (1792); poetry and thoughts (1796); diary entries (1834-1835); a history of Buckingham written 1812 to 1814; correspondence (1827-1829) from Samuel Preston regarding the Society of Friends Orthodox/Hicksite split; Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends' memorials of early members (ca. 1800-1818); and brief remarks on historical and philosophical points
Essex Institute
Early family papers series contains correspondence, transcripts, and legal and estate papers of Edward Holyoke's parents, Elizur (1651-1711) and Mary (Eliot) Holyoke, his uncle, John (1642-1711), and other family members. Papers of Edward Holyoke (1689-1769) include correspondence, deeds, estate papers, sermons, almanacs, diaries, astronomical observations, and other materials, reflecting his activities as Congregational clergyman in Marblehead and president of Harvard College. Papers of Edward Augustus Holyoke (1728-1829), Salem physician, consist of medical and scientific records including correspondence, prescriptions, medical essays, daybooks recording daily visits to patients, meteorological observations, financial records, and statistical data; business and legal papers including correspondence with British merchant houses involving shipping investments; and mss. of writings and personal papers reflecting his theological and philosophical pursuits and family life. Includes ... Read More
Maine Historical Society
Medical remedies for different ailments, including Vaughan's notes from a health guide
Maine Historical Society
Two prescription booklets containing recipes and home remedies