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Guide to the Howard A. Kelly papers, 1888-1935 and undated.

Summary

ALS, TLS, cards and reprints. Correspondence to Kelly from Ernest Watson Cushing; from Benjamin Frantz, on the earliest use of ether and chloroform; from William Halsted, on gynecological surgery; from William W. Keen, on yellow fever; from Fielding H. Garrison, on medical history; from D'Arcy Power; and from H.S. Jennings, on evolution. Sir Alexander Russell Simpson, Evelyn Blantyre Simpson, and James Young Simpson, all relatives of Sir James Young Simpson, relate family news. William H. Welch, friend and colleague, writes on personal and professional matters, including the faculty and staff at the Johns Hopkins Medical School, Osler and the founding of the Medical School, medical ethics, the organization of the military medical services, and World War I.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10591
Title
Howard A. Kelly papers
Date
1888-1935 and undated.
Creator
Kelly, Howard A. (Howard Atwood), 1858-1943
Extent
116 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

ALS, TLS, cards and reprints. Correspondence to Kelly from Ernest Watson Cushing; from Benjamin Frantz, on the earliest use of ether and chloroform; from William Halsted, on gynecological surgery; from William W. Keen, on yellow fever; from Fielding H. Garrison, on medical history; from D'Arcy Power; and from H.S. Jennings, on evolution. Sir Alexander Russell Simpson, Evelyn Blantyre Simpson, and James Young Simpson, all relatives of Sir James Young Simpson, relate family news. William H. Welch, friend and colleague, writes on personal and professional matters, including the faculty and staff at the Johns Hopkins Medical School, Osler and the founding of the Medical School, medical ethics, the organization of the military medical services, and World War I.

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Howard A. Kelly papers, 1888-1935 and undated., David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

U.S. gynecologist and surgeon.


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Provenance

Source unknown

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Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.