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Kern, George Robert, 1894-1962 (cabinet maker, machinist)
Kern, George Robert, Jr., 1919-1987
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Dates:
1936-1970
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0479
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Blueprints, drawings, patent applications, patents, product photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, advertising, and published articles related to the Kerns' products. The bulk of the material, 1949-1958, is from George Kern's files. It primarily relates to the development and marketing of the Dentagraph and high speed dental drills before the formation of the Fairfax Manufacturing Company in 1957.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Maryland. Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State
Dates:
ca. 1740-1965.
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0114
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

18th, 19th, and 20th century material deposited with the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, chiefly relating to the practice of medicine in the state. Includes correspondence, papers, certificates, diplomas, patents, maps, notebooks, clippings, prescriptions, pamphlets, photocopies of documents, scrapbooks, photographs, and p...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Evans, John G., Dr. (physician; surgeon)
Dates:
1893 - 1893
1947 - 1949
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0024
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Dr. John G. Evans, a physician and surgeon practicing in New Hartford, Iowa in the 1940s.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1938-1974
Size:
36 Cubic feet (81 Films, 16mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0222
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films vary in subject, production source, and intended audience. Includes both silent and sound black-and-white, and color films with sound.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1878-1879.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0131
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This Prescription Scrapbook form New York City contains drug prescription receipts, Sept. 27, 1878-Feb. 18, 1879. The receipts are chronologically organized, starting with 46,089 to 48,850. The William B. Parkin & Co. is particularly well represented, along with many other companies and individual physicians.

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Richards, Linda, 1841-1930 (nurse)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1886-1890
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0221
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Linda Richards was the first woman nurse trained in the United States at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. When these letters were written, she was a missionary nurse and the head of the first training school for nurses in Japan.

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Brodie, Allan, Dr.
Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1893-1940.
Size:
3.16 Cubic feet (9 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0724
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business and professional papers of Dr. Edward H. Angle, relating to his pioneering work in orthodontics. The papers include letters to and from Dr. Angle; photographs, subjects including Angle, his patients, equipment, skulls and jawbones and other demonstration photographs of orthodontic subjects, including some x-ray photographs (radiographs); n...

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Bratten, R. C., Dr. (dentist)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1930-1967
Size:
1.66 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0022
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents dentist Dr. R. C. Bratten's 50-year dental practice in Galion, Ohio.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Wolver, Anita Tuohy
Tuohy, Kevin M., 1921-1968 (optometrist, inventor)
Dates:
1897-1959
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0317
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Technical information on contact lenses, including manuals, brochures, etc. from Solex Laboratories, and articles from professional journals and other publications. Numerous photographs, including a set of color prints, illustrate techniques of fitting, inserting, and removing contact lens. Medical problems, legal cases involving patent infringemen...

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Halkett, James A. E. (physicist)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Wesolowski, Sigmund A.
Dates:
1948-1951.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0220
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Halkett and Wesolow(ski) materials show the process of technological innovation through laboratory protocols. They also demonstrate the various alternatives explored in the search for effective artificial circulation by using materials which would not damage or clot blood and that could be sterilized. The evolution of the pumping mechanism and powe...

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