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1931
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series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This series contains two film reels of Dr. Cushing's 2000th verified brain tumor operation, filmed by Walter Boyd on April 15th, 1931.

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Dates:
1888-1945
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series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series includes two scrapbooks. One scrapbook outlines the accident and amputation of Walter Jones Willard's leg, and the subsequent letters and cards of sympathy from friends of the Willard family. The other scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and photographs featuring inventions, ships, Broadway show programs and ticket stubs, and articles o...

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early 1900's- mid 1940's
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The series includes posters with images of military personnel.

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Dates:
1986
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file
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Boyd, Walter Willard, Dr.
Boyd, John C.
Carpenter, Josephine
Dates:
1874-1945
Size:
6 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
2 Motion picture films
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers related to Dr. John C. Boyd's career as a U.S. Navy surgeon, including his commission, names recommended for awards, his casebook for 1874-1877, his correspondence, including two letterpress books, 1895-1902; photographs. Also photographs, especially those by his son, Dr. Walter Willard Boyd, of Dr. Harvey Cushing performing neurosurgical and other operations; two films (1931) of an operation; two scrapbooks, including one outlining an accident and eventual amputation of the leg of Walter Jones Willard (includes letters and sympathy cards).

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1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 2.5" x 2.25".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographer unidentified. Subject may be Dr. Walter William Boyd.

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1 Motion picture film (16mm blcack and white, ilent print, 800 ft.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This film shows the 2000th brain tumor operation performed by Dr. Harvey Cushing, renowned neurosurgeon. Dr. Light and Dr. Walter Willard Boyd created and filmed the operation. The film shows the cranial tumor removal, as well as the post‑surgery patient care. Highlights of the film include a female pathologist who diagnoses and classifies the tumo...

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