Guillemeau, Jacques. Child-birth, or, The happy deliverie of women : wherein is set downe the government of women … together with the diseases, which happen to women in those times, and the meanes to help them : to which is added, a treatise of the diseases of infants and young children : with the cure of them. 1612.
Rosén von Rosenstein, Nils. The diseases of children, and their remedies. 1776.
Churchill, Fleetwood. The diseases of children. 1870.
An American text-book of the diseases of children : including special chapters on essential surgical subjects : diseases of the eye, ear, nose, and throat: diseases of the skin : and on the diet, hygiene, and general management of children; edited by Louis Starr. 2nd ed. 1898.
Rotch, Thomas Morgan. Pediatrics : the hygienic and medical treatment of children. 1901.
Chapin, Henry Dwight. Diseases of infants and children. c1909.
Sidbury, James Buren. Papers, 1915-1967 [manuscript].
Morse, John Lovett. Case histories in pediatrics : a collection of histories of actual patients selected to illustrate the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of the diseases of infancy and childhood, with an introductory section on the normal development and physical examination of infants and children. 2nd ed. 1916, c1913.
Mattioli, Pietro Andrea. Commentarii in sex libros Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei de medica material. Venetiis : Ex Officina Valgrisiana, 1565.
Bullein, William. Bulleins bulwarke of defence against all sicknesse, soarenesse, and woundes that doe dayly assaulte mankinde : which bulwarke is kept with Hilarius the gardener, & Health the phisicion, with the chirurgian, to helpe the wounded souldiours ... 1579.
Gerard, John. The herball, or, generall historie of plantes. London : John Norton, 1597.
Fuller, Thomas. Pharmacopoeia extemporanea; or, A body of medicines : containing a thousand select prescripts answering most intentions of cure : to which are added useful scholia, a catalogue of remedies, and copious index ... 1719.
Lewis, William. An experimental history of the materia medica, or, of the natural and artificial substances made use in medicine : containing a compendious view of their natural history, an account of their pharmaceutic properties, and an estimate of their medicinal powers so far as they can be ascertained by experience, or by rational induction from their sensible qualities. 1769.
Murray, John. Elements of materia medica and pharmacy. 1808.
The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America, 1820. A rather scarce title, which represents the first installment of this publication. In 1820 the U.S. Pharmacopoeia was founded, and delegates for the state medical societies were invited to attend. Their goal was to establish standards and quality control for drugs that would be used as medicines.
Mitchell, Thomas D. (Thomas Duché). Materia medica and therapeutics : with ample illustrations of practice in all departments of medical science, and very copious notices of toxicology, suited to the wants of medical students and practitioners. 1850
Potter, Samuel O. L. (Samuel Otway Lewis). Materia medica, pharmacy and therapeutics : including the physiological action of drugs, the special therapeutics of disease, official and practical pharmacy, minute directions for prescription writing an avoiding incompatibility, also the antidotal and antagonistic treatment of poisoning. 1906.
Wilkinson, James John Garth. A free state and free medicine. 1870.
Cobbe, Frances Power. Illustrations of vivisection, or, Experiments on living animals : from the works of physiologists. 1887.
Cobbe, Frances Power. Vivisection in America : I. How it is taught II. How it is practiced. 1890.
American Humane Association. Human vivisection : a statement and an inquiry. 1900.
Keen, William W. (William Williams). The progress of surgery as influenced by vivisection. 1901.
Ernst, Harold C. Animal experimentation : a series of statements indicating its value to biological and medical science. 1902.
Leffingwell, Albert. The rise of the vivisection controversy : a chapter of history. 1903.
Vivisection Reform Society. Illustrations of human vivisection. 1906.
Richet, Charles. The pros and cons of vivisection. 1908.
Cannon, Walter B. The dog's gift to the relief of human suffering. 1926.
The History of Medicine Collections has collection strengths in the following areas: pediatrics, psychiatry, materia medica, surgical works, anatomical atlases, anatomical flap books, and works on obstetrics and gynecology. The subject guides listed here offer just a few titles on related topics found in the History of Medicine Collections and are by no means comprehensive. Please consult the library catalog or contact the Curator to find more materials.
Rösslin, Eucharius. Der swangern Frawen und Hebammen Roszgarten. 1515.
Boursier, Louise Bourgeois. Observations diuerses, sur la sterilité, perte de fruict, foecondite, accouchements, et maladies des femmes, et enfants nouueaux naiz. 1642.
Aristotle's compleat master-piece : in three parts : displaying the secrets of nature, in the generation of man : regularly digested into chapters and sections, rendering it far more useful and easy than any yet extant : to which is added, A treasure of health; or, The family-physician : being choice and approved remedies for all the several distempers incident to human bodies. 1738.
Smellie, William. A treatise on the theory and practice of midwifery. 1752.
Le Boursier du Coudray, Angelique Marguerite. Abrégé de l'art des accouchemens : dans lequel on donne les préceptes nécessaires pour le mettre heureusement en pratique : on y a joint plusieurs observations intéressantes sur des cas singuliers : ouvrage très-utile aux jeunes sages-femmes, & généralement à tous les elèves en cet art, qui désirent de s'y rendre habiles. 1759.
Hunter, William. Anatomia uteri humani gravidi tabulis illustrate. 1774.
Maygrier. J. P. Midwifery illustrated. 1833.
Draper, Mamie. Journal, 1894-1912.
Brayton, Charles E. List of births attended by Charles E. Brayton, 1870-1912.
Gersdorff, Hans von. Feldtbuch der Wundt Artzney : sampt des Menschen Cörpers Anatomey, unnd Chirurgischen Instrumenten, wahrhafftig Abcontrafeyt, und beschrieben … 1551.
Paré, Ambroise. Dix livres de la chirurgie : avec le magasin des instrumens necessaires à icelle. 1564.
Hunter, John. A treatise on the blood, inflammation, and gun-shot wounds. 1794.
Mott, Valentine. Papers, 1806-1854 and undated.
Bell, Charles, Sir. Illustrations of the great operations of surgery : trepan, hernia, amputation, aneurism, and lithotomy. 1821.
Halsted, William Stewart. Surgical papers. 1924.
Rush, Benjamin, Medical Inquiries and Observations, Upon the Diseases of the Mind, 1812.
Spurzheim, J. G., Observations on the Deranged Manifestations of the Mind, or Insanity, 1833.
Seguin, Edward, Idiocy, and its Treatment by the Physiological Method, 1866.
Ireland, William W., The Mental Affectations of Children, 1898.
United States Bureau of the Census, Insane and Feeble-Minded in Institutions, 1910, 1914.
Waverly Researches in the Pathology of the Feeble-Minded, 1918-1940.
Barr, Martin W. and E. F. Maloney, Types of Mental Defectives, 1920.
Report of the Committee on Caswell Training School in its Relation to the Problem of the Feebleminded of the State of North Carolina, 1926.
Goddard, Henry Herbert, The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness, 1927.
Battie, William. A treatise on madness. 1758.
Pinel, Philippe. A treatise on insanity in which are contained the principles of a new and more practical nosology of maniacal disorders than has yet been offered to the public : exemplified by numerous and accurate historical relations of cases from the author's public and private practice : with plates illustrative of the craniology of maniacs and ideots [sic]. 1806.
Haslam, John. Observations on madness and melancholy : including practical remarks on those diseases, together with cases, and an account of the morbid appearances on dissection. 1809.
Cox, Joseph Mason. Practical observations on insanity : in which some suggestions are offered towards an improved mode of treating diseases of the mind, and some rules proposed which it is hoped may lead to a more humane and successful method of cure : to which are subjoined remarks on medical jurisprudence as connected with diseased intellect. 1811.
Dana, Charles Loomis. Text-book of nervous diseases and psychiatry : for the use of students and practitioners of medicine. 1908.
Dercum, Francis X. A clinical manual of mental diseases. 1913.
Burrow, Trigant. The need of an analytic psychiatry. 1927.
Avicenna. De re medica, 12th century.
Medieval medical manuscript collection: Latin manuscripts. 1100-1200.
Pliny, the Elder. Histori naturalis. 1476.
Maimonides, Moses. Aphorismi secundum doctrinam Galeni. 1489.
Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā. Liber ad Almansorem. 1497.
Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos. Dioskorides. 1518.
Galen, Galenou A-[E] = Galeni librorum pars prima-[quinta]. 1525.
Mattioli, Pietro Andrea. Commentarii in sex libros Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei de medica material. 1565.
Regimen sanitatis Salerni : this booke teachyng all people to gouerne the[m] in health. 1575.
Mansūr ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Yūsuf ibn Faqīh Ilyās. “Tashrīh al-badan.” 17th century.
Hippocrates. Upon air, water, and situation: Upon epidemical diseases; and Upon prognosticks, in acute cases : to this is added (by way of comparison) Thucydides's Account of the plague of Athens. 1734.
Benjamin and Julia Stockton Rush Papers, 1776-1845;. Papers include personal and professional correspondence; documents, e.g. deeds and receipts; and miscellaneous manuscript notes. Letters from Rush to his wife, Julia, during the 1793 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia form a substantial part of the correspondence.
Condie, Thomas. History of the pestilence, commonly called yellow fever, which almost desolated Philadelphia, in the months of August, September & October, 1798. .
Davidge, John B. Physical sketches, or Outlines of corrective : applied to certain modern errours in physick ... 1814-.
Grier, S. L. Observations on yellow fever; and its relations to quarantine, and other hygienic measures. 1855.
Forrest, William S. The great pestilence in Virginia : being an historical account of the origin, general character, and ravages of the yellow fever in Norfolk and Portsmouth in 1855 : together with sketches of some of the victims. 1856.
United States. Marine Hospital Service. Yellow fever : its nature, diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis, and quarantine regulations relating thereto. 1899.
Reed, Walter. Experimental yellow fever. 1901.
Carroll, James. Remarks on the history, cause, and mode of transmission of yellow fever and the occurrences of similar types of fatal fevers in places where yellow fever is not known to have existed. 1903.