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Harold J. Abrahams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 174

Abstract

Jean Francois Coste,1741-1819, served as director of the medical staff and chief physician for the French expeditionary forces aiding America in the war of independence. Harold Justin Abrahams, 1901-, was a research associate at the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia specializing in the history of chemistry and the history of medicine.

Dates

  • 1968

Extent

0.1 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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Historical Note

Jean Francois Coste, 1741-1819, served as director of the medical staff and chief physician for the French expeditionary forces aiding America in the war of independence. Harold Justin Abrahams, 1901-, was a research associate at the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia specializing in the history of chemistry and the history of medicine.

Collection Summary

Collection consists of a reprint of "The 'memoire sur les diff'erents genres d'asphyxie' of Doctor Jean Francois Coste" by Harold J. Abrahams and Marion B. Savin that has been inscribed by Dr. Abrahams to John B. Blake, who was chief of NLM's History of Medicine Division in 1968. Included is a photocopy of the original 1780 manuscript "Memoire sur les diff'erents genres d'asphyxie" by Jean Francois Coste.

Abstract

Jean Francois Coste,1741-1819, served as director of the medical staff and chief physician for the French expeditionary forces aiding America in the war of independence. Harold Justin Abrahams, 1901-, was a research associate at the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia specializing in the history of chemistry and the history of medicine.

Physical Location

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

Provenance

Gift, Harold J. Abrahams, 7/8/1971.

Title
Finding Aid to the Harold J. Abrahams Papers 1968
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Date
1971; 2002
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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