Smithsonian Institution Archives
Introduction The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera or digital recorder as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when recording people at work in environments, explaining artifacts, demonstrating process, or in group discussion. The experimental program recorded projects that reflected the Institution's concern with the conduct of contemporary science and technology. Smithsonian historians participated in the program to document visual aspects of their on-going historical research. Projects covered topics in the physical and biological sciences as well as in technological design and manufacture. To capture site, process, and interaction most effectively, projects were videotape recorded in offices, factories, quarries, ... Read More
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Introduction The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when recording people at work in environments, explaining artifacts, demonstrating process, or in group discussion. The experimental program recorded projects that reflected the Institution's concern with the conduct of contemporary science and technology. Smithsonian historians participated in the program to document visual aspects of their on-going historical research. Projects covered topics in the physical and biological sciences as well as in technological design and manufacture. To capture site, process, and interaction most effectively, projects were taped in offices, factories, quarries, laboratories, observatories, and ... Read More
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Descriptive Entry These records constitute the morgue files for the Science Service, and as such contain past articles, press releases and other materials produced by the Science Service. In addition are supplemental photographs, news clippings, scientific papers and articles, obituaries and related topical information. Files are categorized according to Library of Congress headings. These alphabetic category indicators often appear before folder headings. Researchers should note that not all subject files are grouped together and that folders within subject areas may not be in strict subject or alphabetic order. Some information may be found under a specific folder heading, and other related information may be found in folders with broader subject or alphabetic headings.
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