Collections tagged Health and Medicine

Clelia D. Mosher Papers

Clelia D. Mosher Papers

The collection contains primarily correspondence, writings (published and unpublished), diaries, and biographical and genealogical material spanning the years 1886 to 1938. Correspondents include Ray Lyman Wilbur, William H. Welch (President of Johns Hopkins), David Starr Jordan, and Havelock...

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Sydney Female Refuge Society records

Sydney Female Refuge Society records

In 1848 the Sydney Female Refuge Society was established to provide a home for women escaping from prostitution and for young unmarried girls who fell pregnant. This collection includes the digitised pages of three 'minute books' from the Society records. The refuge was established on 21...

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Kathleen McIntyre Diaries

Kathleen McIntyre Diaries

Two diaries (1922-1926) that concern McIntyre as a young woman, her training as a nurse , and first employment as a nurse at a hospital in Albany, NY.

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Dartmouth Medical Student Notebooks

Dartmouth Medical Student Notebooks

Help transcribe Dartmouth Medical School history! The Dartmouth Medical School was founded in 1797 by Nathan Smith who, in 1796, petitioned the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College for permission to travel to Edinburgh, Scotland to "attend to the several branches of medicine as taught &...

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Domestic Knowledge

Domestic Knowledge

Manuscript recipe books offer invaluable glimpses into early modern society, encompassing cookery, health remedies, household goods, and more. They illuminate gender roles, women's networks, domestic labor, healing practices, and the effects of imperialism on daily life. The Domestic Knowledge...

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Sanitary medicine, exercise folio

Sanitary medicine, exercise folio

This notebook contains an unidentified student's handwritten notes of Professor Daniel Elmer Salmon's first lectures at the newly established National Veterinary College in Washington, D.C. The notes extend from October 25, 1892 to March 10, 1893 and indicate that he gave one to three lectures...

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Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries

Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries

Caleb Edward Iddings, (1829-1904) was a physician in Sandy Spring, Maryland. In 1849, prior to medical school, he joined the wave of young hopefuls traveling to California, seeking fortune during in the Gold Rush. Upon his return from the West, he obtained his medical training at Maryland...

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Mauritius BM Project

Mauritius BM Project

The Bois Marchand Cemetery was established in 1867, due to the malaria epidemic. The land was donated by the Marchand family. The Archive consists of Burial Registers (BR) and Graves Purchased Books (GPB), in the form of bound printed forms. They were written in English and on a daily basis from...

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