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Chevalier Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 292

Abstract

Includes biographical data, correspondence, case reports, daybooks, notes for lectures and talks, reprints and printed matter, certificates and diplomas, and photographs.

Dates

  • 1890-1964

Extent

12.6 Linear Feet (30 boxes)

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.

Copyright and Re-use Information

Donor's copyrights were transferred to the public domain. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

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Biographical Note

Born in Idlewood, Pennsylvania, Chevalier Jackson attended the Western University of Pennsylvania (now the University of Pittsburgh) and gained his medical education at Philadelphia's Jefferson Medical College. While he was professor of laryngology at the University of Pittsburgh, Jackson perfected the design of the bronchoscope. His refinements, a slim brass tube with a light at the end which allowed forceps to be inserted into the lungs or stomach, revolutionized the medical technique of extracting foreign bodies. After leaving Pitt, Dr. Jackson taught at Jefferson Medical College. He established bronchoscopy clinics at Jefferson, the University of Pennsylvania, and at Temple University Hospital.

Collection Summary

Includes biographical data, correspondence, case reports, daybooks, notes for lectures and talks, reprints and printed matter, certificates and diplomas, and photographs. Material pertains chiefly to Dr. Jackson's work in the field of bronchoscopy. Also included are items relating to his autobiography, his art work, his interest in poetry and other subjects, and his articles for nonmedical journals.

Abstract

Includes biographical data, correspondence, case reports, daybooks, notes for lectures and talks, reprints and printed matter, certificates and diplomas, and photographs.

Physical Location

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

Provenance

Transfer from Smithsonian Institution, 1975.

General

Processed by
HMD Staff
Processing Completed
2005
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Title
Finding Aid to the Chevalier Jackson Papers, 1890-1964
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff
Date
2005
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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