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Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum of Ohio Female Ward Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 479

Abstract

Photocopies of records dating 1860 to 1861 of patients in female ward under the supervision of John Shaw Billings. Includes index by patient surname.

Dates

  • 1860-1862

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Creator

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

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Biographical Note

John Shaw Billings, 1838-1913, completed his course work at Cincinnati's Medical College of Ohio in 1860. He then undertook his residency at the Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum of Ohio. He remained affiliated with the Medical College until he joined the Army Medical Department in 1861.

Collection Summary

Photocopies of patient records (1860 to 1862) in female ward under the supervision of John Shaw Billings. Includes index by patient surname.

Abstract

Photocopies of records dating 1860 to 1861 of patients in female ward under the supervision of John Shaw Billings. Includes index by patient surname.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Provenance

Purchased from Univ. of Cinn. Med. Center Lib.; 08/17/83; Acc. #702.

General

Processed by
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
1991; 2003
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Title
Finding Aid to the Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum of Ohio Female Ward Records 1860-1861
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Date
1991; 2003
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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