These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, acquisitions, curatorial research, and collections management. In addition there are minutes of meetings with organizations including the American Association of Health and Medical Museums, as well as the American Academy of the History of Dentistry; proposals, scripts, photographs, and other related information pertaining to the exhibitions Pain and Its Relief and Women in Science in 19th-century America; Audrey B. Davis research files; letters of inquiry from medical academies, government agencies, private collectors, and universities; illustrations of medical specimens; symposium and sponsored lecture files; travel reports; and information on early medical practice.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 471, National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences, Divisional Records
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