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Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 66

Abstract

Contains medical bulletins issued by attending physicians D. Hayes Agnes, J.K. Barnes, D. W. Bliss, Frank H. Hamilton, Robert Reyburn, and J.J. Woodward between July 6 - Sept. 19, 1881.

Dates

  • 1881

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Creator

Abstract

Contains medical bulletins issued by attending physicians D. Hayes Agnes, J.K. Barnes, D. W. Bliss, Frank H. Hamilton, Robert Reyburn, and J.J. Woodward between July 6 - Sept. 19, 1881.

Physical Location

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

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph J. Woodward (1833-84) was a surgeon in U.S. Army Medical Department. He is considered a pioneer in the field of microscopic photography. Woodward was among the surgeons attending President James Garfield after he was shot by Charles Guiteau.

Collection Summary

Contains medical bulletins issued by attending physicians D. Hayes Agnes, J.K. Barnes, D. W. Bliss, Frank H. Hamilton, Robert Reyburn, and J.J. Woodward between July 6 - Sept. 19, 1881. Includes a manuscript, "Memorandum to be added to the record of the postmortem examination of the late President J. A. Garfield, Washington, D. C., Sept. 24, 1884" (2 p.), signed by J. J. Woodward and Daniel S. Lamb.

Provenance

Unknown.

General

Processed by
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Processing completed
unknown; 2002

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Title
Finding Aid to the Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield, 1881
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff
Date
unknown; 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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