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Medical history

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: DCA collecting area. Do not use as an approved LC subject; see Medicine -- History for this purpose.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Bingham Associates Fund Records

Call Number: MS228
Scope and Contents This collection contains publications, meeting minutes, and administrative files of the Bingham Associates Fund, as well as the Bingham Advisory Committee. Physician files, annual reports, and correspondence, as well as information about regional medical programs, are also included. The physical collection documentation folder of this collection includes copies of Dave Nathan’s original finding aid entries as well as copies of the original acquisition records.This...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1932 -- 1985; 1900 -- 1990

Boston Dispensary Records

Call Number: MS214
Scope and Contents This collection contains adminstrative records, annual reports, meeting minutes, policy and procedure manuals, financial records, scrapbooks, employee records, publications, and promotional materials relating to the Boston Dispensary (BD).As there was a periodic shifting of departments to and from NEMC/T-NEMC and their constituent institutions, any comprehensive search of a particular topic over time must involve also consulting the other NEMC archives collections at TARC....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 -- 1965; 1795 -- 1990

Boston Floating Hospital Records

Call Number: MS213
Scope and Contents This collection contains annual reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, publications, photographs, and promotional materials relating to the founding and running of the Boston Floating Hospital for Infants and Children (BFH), now the Floating Hospital for Children, the pediatric wing of the Tufts Medical Center. Most official records are by the Board of Trustees of the BFH. Also included are early autopsy records, the BFH’s original certificate of incorporation from 1901, and research...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1894 -- 1985; 1890 -- 1990

Donald B. Darling Papers

Call Number: MS188
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Donald B. Darling's research and subject files; Northeastern University lectures; publications; TNEMC architectural plans; committee files (School of Medicine and library); School of Medicine faculty meeting minutes and announcements; and annual reports, budgets, and statistics.

Dates: 1959 -- 1990

Gerhard Schmidt Oral Histories

Call Number: MS161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of interviews conducted by Dr. Morris Cynkin with Gerhard Schmidt in the early 1970s. The original interviews are on audiocassettes. The collection also includes transcriptions of some of the tapes and mp3 files of the interviews. The interviews concern Schmidt’s early interest in medicine, his experience of antisemitism during the rise of National Socialism, his career after fleeing Germany in 1933, and his subsequent fellowships in Italy, Sweden, Canada, and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971 -- 1973; 1971 -- 2009

John Kulig Collection of Boston Floating Hospital Memorabilia

Call Number: MS283

This collection is comprised of memorabilia from the Boston Floating Hospital, compiled by Dr. John Kulig, former Director of Adolescent Medicine and pediatrician at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Materials include realia, postcards, publications, annual reports, correspondence, receipts, photographs, a nurse’s notebook, and a CD of a Pediatric Grand Rounds session, as well as historical research materials. The bulk of the collection dates from 1900 to 1927.

Dates: 1894 -- 2022

Medical Prescriptions Ledger

Call Number: MS140
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one oversize ledger including prescriptions by various local doctors and pharmacists, largely from West Somerville but also including Cambridge. They are glued into the oversize ledger. It is currently unknown why a central ledger was kept that tracked prescriptions by various doctors and pharmacies by consecutive numbers.

Dates: 1909-05-04 -- 1910-08-11

New England Medical Center Records

Call Number: MS099
Scope and Contents The records of the New England Medical Center (NEMC) contain the administrative, financial, legal, publicity, and departmental records of the institution. The collection also contains extensive audiovisual material; timelines and reference files relating to NEMC's history; publications by and for NEMC; planning files for the expansion of NEMC; and the records of affiliated organizations, such as the Frances Stern Nutrition Center and the Ladies Committee. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 -- 1990; 1880 -- 2009

Norman S. Stearns Papers

Call Number: MS060
Scope and Contents

This collection contains committee minutes, correspondence, curriculum vitae, presentations, publications, reports and syllabi of Norman S. Stearns. The majority of the materials related to Stearns' capacity as Director of Clinical Affairs for Tufts University School of Medicine. Of particular interest are records and publications related to the development of a bioethics program of study at the School of Medicine.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2000 -- 2008; 1989 -- 2008

Paul J. Jakmauh Papers

Call Number: MS281

This collection is comprised of correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks documenting the life and career of Dr. Paul J. Jakmauh, Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health from 1938-1943 and a member of Tufts Medical Class of 1912.

Dates: circa 1908 -- 1961