Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Kern Dental Equipment Collection
Creators:
Kern, George Robert, 1894-1962 (cabinet maker, machinist)
Kern, George Robert, Jr., 1919-1987
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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in NMAH.AC.0479 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Medical Sciences Film Collection
Creators:
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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in NMAH.AC.0222 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
New York Medical Prescription Scrapbook
Creators:
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

A pharmaceutical perscription scrapbook from New York City, New York containing perscriptions from William B. Parkin and Company and other companies and inidividual physicians.

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in NMAH.AC.0131 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Dr. John G. Evans Papers
Creators:
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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in NMAH.AC.0024 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland Collection
Creators:
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 paintings.

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in NMAH.AC.0114 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Linda Richards Correspondence
Creators:
Richards, Linda, 1841-1930 (nurse)
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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in NMAH.AC.0221 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
George Edward Burch Papers
Creators:
Burch, George Edward, Dr., 1910-1986 (physician)
Dates:
1984-1986
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0316
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of Dr. George Edward Burch (1910-1986) researcher in cardiovascular issues and illnesses.

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in NMAH.AC.0316 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
James A. E. Halkett Papers
Creators:
Halkett, James A. E. (physicist)
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 …

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in NMAH.AC.0220 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Department of Defense Chip Training Videotape Collection
Creators:
Tektronix, Inc.
Department of Defense, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Hewlett-Packard Company.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
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Dates:
1970s.
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0586
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-two films collected by the Department of Defense, created by Hewlett Packard, Motorola and Techtronix, relating to the design, manufacture, troubleshooting, repair and teaching of integrated circuits. The films were used by Walter Reed Army Medical Center Television Branch to maintain their own equipment.

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in NMAH.AC.0586 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History
Divisional Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1957-1986
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 471
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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in Record Unit 471 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical History