Cyrus O. Weller was a physician in Columbus, Texas. Collection comprises a medical ledger (209 pages, plus 14 pages index), dated 1880-1886, of Texas physician Cyrus O. Weller, whose patients included African Americans. The ledger includes entries for various African-American groups, such as the Union Guiding Star Association, The United Brothers of Friendship, and the Knights of Wise Men.
Dr. Daniel Collins was a dentist from South Carolina, and the first African American on the faculty of the School of Dental Science at the University of California at San Francisco. The Daniel A. Collins Papers span the years 1946-1986 and document aspects of the career and life of Collins, politically active Bay Area resident.
Collection comprises a gelatin printing-out paper photograph taken by Freeman, probably at the Howard University College of Medicine somewhere between 1910-1912. The image shows 13 African-American men standing or seated with reference materials around a badly decomposed cadaver on a table. Most of the men are wearing white lab coats, two may be teachers.
Florence Small Gaynor was the first African American woman to head a major teaching hospital. A registered nurse with a master's degree in public-health administration, she was chosen in February 1971 to be the executive director of Sydenham Hospital in Harlem.
Durham, N.C. hospital established in 1901 Dr. Aaron Moore, Dr. Stanford Warren, and John Merrick to serve African Americans in the area. The Lincoln Hospital Records span the years 1901-1998, and primarily comprise the institution's administrative and medical files.
Dr. Robert Edward Dawson (1918-2008) was an African American ophthalmologist and citizen of Durham (Durham County), North Carolina. This collection primarily documents Dawson's professional and civic responsibilities, both local and national. Materials include meeting agendas and packets; reports; memoranda; correspondence, speeches, and writiings.