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Guide to the Baron Joseph Lister papers, 1900-1902 and undated.

Summary

2 ALS and a fragment of an ALS. Lister writes to James Burn Russell, inquiring about the use and success of anti-plague sera against the plague in Glasgow, and to Herbert Edward Durham, on the question whether the mosquito is the carrier of the yellow fever agent, suggesting various experimental ways to discover the bacilli and establish their development within the organism of the mosquito.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10635
Title
Baron Joseph Lister papers
Date
1900-1902 and undated.
Creator
Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912
Extent
3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

2 ALS and a fragment of an ALS. Lister writes to James Burn Russell, inquiring about the use and success of anti-plague sera against the plague in Glasgow, and to Herbert Edward Durham, on the question whether the mosquito is the carrier of the yellow fever agent, suggesting various experimental ways to discover the bacilli and establish their development within the organism of the mosquito.

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Baron Joseph Lister papers, 1900-1902 and undated., David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Quaker physician and surgeon, developed antiseptic prevention of wound infections.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

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.