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Naval Medicine

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Henry Stevens papers.

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2015-037
Scope and content

Primarily professional photographs of the hospital ship USS Repose. Some personal photographs of Stevens in his Navy uniform, recuperating servicemen patients, shore leave scenes, shipboard scenes of San Francisco and Shanghai, China. Also printed Naval ephemera, his dog tags, and uniform insignia patches.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

John E. Gillespie Papers

Identifier: MS C 328

Comprises a medical journal kept aboard the U.S.S. Mohican, and related materials.

Dates: 1865-1872

Medical records of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Campbell while in Greenland

Identifier: MS C 452

Contains records kept by Jacobs, then a U.S. Public Health Service officer, while assigned to the Campbell as medical officer.

Dates: 1935-1940

Navy Dept. Board of Medicine and Surgery Examination Papers Collection

Identifier: MS C 463

In 1824 the young American Navy began to conduct professional examinations for candidates for the medical corps. A permanent board was appointed in Philadelphia, with Edward Cutbush as senior member. After 1828, assistant naval surgeons who had been commissioned and had served for five years were also given the right to apply for examination for promotion. This collection consists of some of the examination papers from both applicants for appointment and for promotion.

Dates: 1831-1860

Public Health Service Hospitals Historical Collection

Identifier: MS C 471
Abstract The origins of the Public Health Service hospital system date to the passage in 1798 of the law creating the Marine Hospital Fund to care for merchant seamen. Contained herein are materials on the history of the Public Health Service hospitals and their administration. Included are the history files for each hospital maintained by the Division of Hospital's Information Office as well as documents relating to the conversion or closure of each hospital; program files, reports, and planning...
Dates: 1895-1982

Zuriel and George Waterman Papers

Identifier: MS C 136

Daybooks, correspondence, ledgers and journals pertaining to medical practice, as well as memorandum books kept on board a privateer during the American Revolution.

Dates: 1774-1817