Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. Films chiefly depict surgical procedures to implant artificial aortic and mitral valves in patients with cardiac conditions such as ventricular septal defect. Most of the films consist of close-up images of Dr. Morrow's hands and arms and the patient's opened chest, though some show Dr. Morrow speaking.
Typescript notes about data in various libraries and repositories relating to the history of the National Library of Medicine, including its predecessors. Much of the material pertains to the period when John Shaw Billings was librarian.
When John Shaw Billings left the Army in 1895 to become first a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and shortly thereafter the director of the New York Public Library, he took with him many of his personal and professional papers.
Report is in form of letter addressed to Dr. Joseph Lovell, surgeon general. Watkins was assistant surgeon general. Includes letters (1938) transmitting biographical data.
Society and Executive Board meeting minutes, committee records, subject files, correspondence, mailings, event fliers, publications, newsletters, financial ledgers, legal briefs, and published legal proceedings document the formal operations of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia. The Medical Society of the District of Columbia (MSDC) is a professional advocacy organization for physicians practicing in and around the District of Columbia.
Memoranda on nominations and appointments of Board of Regents. Includes some biographical data.
Documents, correspondence, and clippings relating to efforts made by library officials to secure approval and funding for a new library building, 1874-1955, and to legislation creating the National Library of Medicine and the process involved in selecting a building site, 1956-1959.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. They depict Dr. Nina Starr Braunwald performing heart surgeries, chiefly the experimental implantation of artificial heart valves of her own design and fabrication.
Correspondence, minutes, reports, ledgers, journals, publications, and photographs document administration, professional training, and treatment programs at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital from its inception to 2003.