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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bath, Patricia, Dr., 1942-2019
Dates:
February 17, 2000 and March 1, 2000.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0753
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Patricia Bath was born in 1942 in New York. She conceived of the Laserphaco Probe in 1981 and patented it in 1988 (US Patent # 4,744,360 for an "Apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses"). The collection contains original and reference video footage of Dr. Bath's Innovative Lives Presentation documenting her work in the field of ophthalmology and her work creating and patenting the LaserPhaco Probe, an instrument to remove cataracts. Also included is an interview with Dr. Bath at her home in Los Angeles and an interview with her daughter, Eraka Bath and supplemental documentation assembled by Dr. Bath. The documentation includes photocopies of articles, patents, biographical sketch material, and selected publications and references to related to lasers and surgery of Dr. Bath

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Ziesel, William, Dr.
University of Pennsylvania
Darby, Edwin Tyler, Dr.
Dates:
1885-1935
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0025
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of two dentists: Ziesel, who developed a technique and instruments for treating pyorrhea, and Darby, a founder of the University of Pennsylvania Dental School. Included are articles, speeches, lectures, correspondence, unidentified photographs; an autograph book of attendees at testimonial dinner for Darby, dinner menus and programs; copie...

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Gaunt, Mary White
Dates:
1942-1946, 1960s
Size:
0.39 Cubic feet (1 letter size document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Mary White Gaunt served in the US Army Air Forces (USAAF) during World War II as an air evacuation nurse was later a nurse at Wilford Hall medical facility at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, where she cared for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut Alan Bean following surgery he had there. This collection consists of material relating to Gaunt's career including, military records, two small pocket notebooks where Gaunt kept notes on her missions, a scrapbook documenting Gaunt's time stationed in the United States, and a second scrapbook documenting her time stationed in England. The collection also includes a packet of material sent to Gaunt by astronaut Alan Bean following his post-surgery recovery at Wilford Hall medical facility at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, where Gaunt was his nurse. The packet includes a letter from Bean to Gaunt thanking her for her excellent care; a signed photo of Bean; some photos of other astronauts; and some National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) publications.

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Nygaard, Kaare K., 1903-1989
Dates:
1921-1986
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0378
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes drafts of chapters and sections (some hand written) of Nygaard's book Hemorrhagic Diseases.

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Lindahl, Lisa
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1352
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the creation and marketing of the Compressure Comfort Bra, a bra designed to alleviate pain for women who have had breast cancer. The bra was developed in 2000 by Lisa Lindahl with physical therapist, Lesli Bell.

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Creators:
Money, John, 1921-
Dates:
1962-1976
Size:
32 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.monejohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Forrest Bess; a report, 1976, on Bess' visit to the V. A. Hospital; and an article, 1976, "Three Causes of Genital Self-surgery and their Relationship to Transexualism" by Money and Michael De Priest.

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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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Yarrow, H. C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929
Grinnell, Fordyce
Hunter, John Dunn, 1798?-1827
Oustalet, F.
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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2015
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Medical Facts Relating to the Zuni Indians of New Mexico. (Rocky Mountain Med. Review, Colorado Springs, 1880-1, Volume I, page 162- H.C. Yarrow) An account of Medicine and Surgery as it exists among the Cree Indians. (St Louis Med. and Surg. Journal, 1885, Volume XIII, page 312-318- by a professional observer). The Healing art as practic...

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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 powe...

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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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