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W.R. Love, M.D. Photographs
1934-1943, .25 lin. ft.

Dr. Love was born in Bronson, Kansas, and graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School in 1936. He did his internship and residency in dermatology in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1935-1938, after which he received a fellowship from the Mayo Clinic. He moved to Dayton and established a dermatology practice. He was a consultant for several Dayton area hospitals and was a clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology for Ohio State University School of Medicine and an Instructor in Dermatology at the Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing. The collection consists of photographs of skin diseases.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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M.G. Bohn Scrapbook
1879-1881, .25 lin. ft.

M.G. Bohn was a druggist and pharmacist in Miamisburg, Ohio. The scrapbook contains handwritten prescriptions from several area physicians. Prices of prescriptions begin at $.70.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Richard E. Lord, M.D. Collection
1821-1840, .25 lin. ft.

Richard E. Lord was born in Lowell, Ohio. He completed his medical education at the Ohio College of Medicine in Cincinnati in 1833. He practiced in Chesterville, Ohio. The collection consists of lecture tickets, diplomas, and photographs mounted as collages and framed.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Local Medical History Collection
ca. 1850-1985, 4 lin. ft.

The core of this collection was donated by Homer E. Cassel, M.D. It consists of county histories, autobiographies, obituaries, directories, and the histories and annual reports of hospitals in the Miami Valley and southwest Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Clyde Clarkson Payne, M.D. Papers
1908-1939, 1.5 lin. ft.

Dr. Clyde Clarkson Payne was born in 1893. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1920. He was a member of the Ohio State Medical Association and practiced medicine in Dayton. The collection consists of handwritten notes and sketches from medical school, patients' statistics, and office accounts.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Miami Valley Association of Health Sciences Library Records
1972-2001, 7 lin. ft.

Formed in 1973, the association's purpose was "to promote a wider knowledge and understanding of the role of the health sciences libraries in the provision of health care in the Miami Valley area and to promote better services to the users of these libraries through professional interchange, educational programs and reciprocity of services." The collection consists of bylaws, minutes, treasurers' reports, committee reports, correspondence, and newsletters.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Lewis S. Hoover, M.D. Collection
1893-1916, .5 lin. ft.

Dr. Lewis Hoover graduated from Starling Medical College in 1874. He practiced in Laura, Ohio, for twenty years and was a member of the Miami County Medical Society. The collection consists of records of his house calls and fees, birth certificates, and a personal diary.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Medical History Pamphlets
1911-1974, .5 lin. ft

The collection consists of published pamphlets on various topics in medical history.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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L.J. Newell Records
1934-1974, 42 lin. ft.

The collection consists of office and patient records of Dr. L.J. Newell. Dr. Newell was born in Dayton, Ohio, and earned his M.D. degree at Ohio State University in 1930. He began practicing general medicine in Dayton in 1934 where, except for active duty in the Navy during World War II, he continued to practice for more than forty years. Note: patient records are restricted for sixty years.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Medical History Photographs
Various, 1 lin. ft.

The collection contains photographs and negatives of Miami Valley physicians, hospitals, and physicians' offices.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Charles MacGregor, M.D. Photographs
1886-1897, .25 lin. ft.

Dr. MacGregor graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1889 and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1890. He was a member of the Ohio State Medical Association and was a commissioned medical officer for the federal government. The collection consists of miscellaneous photographs.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Abe Cline, M.D. Case Studies
1931-1935, 1 lin. ft

Dr. Cline graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1921. He began practice in Dayton, Ohio, in 1923 and specialized in gynecology. He was a commissioned medical officer for the federal government and worked for a time in Budapest, Hungary. The collection consists of case studies and surgery performed in Europe.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Messenger Family Collection
1755-1938, 1 lin. ft.

The collection contains diplomas, articles, obituaries, lecture tickets, and licenses relating to the Messenger family and early medical history of the Miami Valley. The Messengers (Asa, Harold Sr., and Harold Jr.) practiced medicine in the Dayton-Xenia area since the 19th century. The collection also includes information relating to John Hole, M.D., said to be the first physician to come to the Dayton area in the late 1700s.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers, Medical History

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O.E.Tillson, M.D. Ledger
1896-1903, 1 item

Dr. Tillson was born in Darke County. He graduated in 1862 from the Cincinnati Eclectic Medical Institute. He practiced in West Alexandria, Ohio. The ledger lists visits and accounts of patients.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Greene County Medical Society
1832-1986, 3 lin. ft.

The collection consists of minutes, ledgers, clippings, member lists, instruments, and other materials relating to the Greene County Medical Society.

Subject Area(s): Medical History, Civic Organizations

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Joseph Wilder Papers
1946-1971, .25 lin. ft.

Joseph Wilder was a practicing psychiatrist who was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1895. His papers consist of miscellaneous notes and correspondence

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Visiting Nurses' Association, Dayton
1898-1970, 4 lin. ft.

The records of the Visiting Nurses’ Association of Dayton, Ohio, date from 1898 through 1970. The collection includes materials from the original organization, The Fruit and Flower Mission, as well as the material pertaining to the Visiting Nurses’ Association under the city of Dayton’s Public Health Services. Materials consist of board minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Student Nurses' Association of Ohio, District Ten
1958-1975, 2 lin. ft.

This collection, containing the records of both ONA and SNOA, District 10, provides information concerning the daily conduct of these two organizations; their projected programs, such as Continuing Education; their activities, such as banquets; writing contests; and their business, such as nurses registry. In 1952, District 10 Student Nurses' Association of Ohio was formed under the sponsorship of the district with a main purpose of standardizing nursing students. The district covered the area of Springfield, Dayton, and Middletown with members from the following nursing schools: Good Samaritan, St. Elizabeth's, Miami Valley, Sinclair Community, Middletown Hospital, and Springfield Community.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Rockwell Kent Print Collection
1874-1964, 2 lin. ft.

The collection contains nine portfolios of Rockwell Kent Prints and History of Medicine in Art Prints. Subjects of the prints include famous figures and scenes from medical history.

Subject Area(s): Arts, Medical History

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Dorothy Brower, Medical Illustrator, Collection
1925-1991, 13 lin. ft.

Dorothy Brower was a medical illustrator. She began her career at Johns Hopkins University, studying under Max Brödel, who is considered the father of modern medical illustration. Brower's career brought her to Dayton in 1955 to illustrate for the medical team working with the first group of astronauts at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. When she retired, she stayed in Dayton working as a freelance artist until her death in 1992. The collection consists of her original art, photography, wax sculptures, correspondence, and other personal papers.

Subject Area(s): Aerospace Medicine and Human Factors Engineering, Medical History, Arts

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Alice B. Haney Papers
1884-1944, 1 lin. ft.

Alice Haney worked for the Ohio State Medical Association Journal (OSMA) for 30 years as assistant to the editor and advertising manager. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, other personal papers, and pictures of some OSMA Presidents.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Joshua Martin, M.D. Papers
1801-1840, 2 items

Joshua Martin was born in London County, Virginia, on March 23, 1791. He graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1826 and opened a successful practice in Xenia, Ohio. The collection consists of two diplomas from Transylvania University, one signed by Daniel Drake.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine Records
1952-2007, 25.24 lin. feet

The International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine was founded as an elected honorary society for aerospace medicine professionals in 1955. In general, the records consist of correspondence, minutes, a small quantity of financial records, a few portrait photographs of members or laureates, and a series of publications. Besides the sometimes extensive correspondence with members, the most important series is the continuous record of semi-annual meetings held between 1955 and the early 1980s.

Subject Area(s): Aerospace Medicine and Human Factors Engineering, Medical History

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Ohio Association of School Nurses Records
1949-2000, 13 .in. ft.

Founded in 1973, the Ohio Association of School Nurses provides a setting where school nurses can share their experiences and work together to achieve common health care goals. One of the association's earliest successes was obtaining the passage of a law requiring the certification of school nurses. Another significant goal that the Ohio Association of School Nurses struggled to achieve for several years was mandatory school health services. The collection consists of minutes, committee records, scrapbooks, and records documenting the organization and its relationship with other associations.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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George J. Martz Medical Notebook
1890-1891, .25 lin. ft.

Dr. Martz graduated from the Ohio Medical College in Cincinnati, Ohio in March 1891. He began his medical practice in Palestine, Darke County and eight years later moved his practice to Greenville, Ohio. The notebook contains detailed notes from his course work in Medical School. Written in longhand, notes are on a variety of medical ailments and treatments. Included in the back of the notebook is a list of prescriptions for various ailments including their ingredients. Included is a lengthy note on Typhoid Fever, presumably written by Dr. G. Jamieson Martz of German Township, Darke County, Ohio in May 1897.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Samuel Martin, M.D. Papers
1816-1865, .5 lin. ft.

Samuel Martin was born in Ireland in 1796. He was educated at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin and the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He came to the United States following the death of his wife, and eventually bought a practice in Xenia, Ohio. He earned a diploma from the College of Medicine of Ohio in 1837 and became a member of the Ohio State Medical Society in 1853. The collection consists of personal papers, diplomas, student lecture tickets, and an 1865 case report of a ruptured uterus.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Benjamin McClellan, M.D. Papers
1801-1820, .5 lin. ft.

Benjamin Rush McClellan was born February 20, 1860, in Xenia, Ohio. He graduated from Wooster College in 1881 and from Miami Medical College in 1884. He established McClellan Hospital in 1898 and was president until 1934 when his son, Schuyler, became administrator. He was active in state and county medical societies and served in the Medical Reserve Corps during World War I. The collection consists of personal memorabilia and deeds for Greene County land holdings.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Ira Baldwin, M.D. Papers
1862-1896, .25 lin. ft.

Ira Baldwin graduated from the Ohio College of Medicine in 1867 and practiced medicine in Xenia, Ohio. The collection includes lecture tickets and his medical diploma and license.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Edward B. Doan, M.D. Papers
1898-1941, .25 lin. ft.

Dr. E.B. Doan attended the Cleveland Homeopathic Medical College and graduated in 1899. He practiced in West Carrollton and Miamisburg, Ohio. The collection consists of class notes and obstetrical records from 1900 to 1941.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Charles F. Ginn, M.D. Ledgers
1885-1890, .25 lin. ft.

Dr. C.F. Ginn, a homeopathic physician and surgeon, was born in 1849. He graduated from the Cleveland University of Medicine and Surgery in 1884 and established an office in Miamisburg, Ohio. The ledgers are records of his practice from 1885-1890.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Dr. Albert F. Sarver Diary
1918-1919, 1 reel

Diary of Dr. Albert F. Sarver (1890-1978), a World War I Army medical doctor.

Subject Area(s): World War I, Medical History

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Records of Student Nurses Association D.10

Transferred -- See FSC-32

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Lest We Forget Collection
1953-2008 (bulk 2003-2007), 4 lin. ft.

Lest We Forget was a film and audio project that captured personal and historical reflections and remembrances of people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, their families, their advocates, and their communities during the decades of statewide institutionalization and subsequent deinstitutionalization in Ohio. The goals of the project were to collect oral, video, and written histories of the personal stories of people with mental retardation who lived in a state institution for any period of time. The project also collected the stories of their family members, professionals who worked in the institutions and advocates who worked toward social and legislative change. The papers for the Lest We Forget Collection contain background and research information about the project, correspondence, transcripts, and photographs and videotapes from the documentary project.

Transcripts are available online in CORE Scholar.

Subject Area(s): Medical History, Oral History Collections

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Historic Almanacs Collection
1814-1955, .5 lin. ft.

A collection of agricultural, medicinal, and family almanacs.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers, Medical History

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Ohio Medical Convention Program
1846, 1 folder

Proceedings of the Ohio Medical Convention, held in Columbus, May 12, 1846, which includes names of members, a detailed order of business, the Code of Medical Ethics, a report on typhoid fever and other member items.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Letters From Zanesville
1902-1905, 1 folder

Letters dating from 1902-1905 between a brother and sister regarding medical problems and recommended treatments. One includes a recipe for an ointment.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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World War I Aviation Medicine Photographs
1916-1919, 1 folder

This small collection contains 36 photographs taken during and just after World War I. The photographs show military posts, testing equipment, planes, and various buildings.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Medical History, Aerospace Medicine and Human Factors Engineering, World War I

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Tuberculin Test Fraud
1911-1926, 1 folder

Two pamphlets by the American Medical Liberty League which hint of conspiracy to withhold information concerning tuberculin test failure.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Physicians Miscellany
Unknown, 1 folder

Photographs and histories of various notable physicians.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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M.L. Harter Letter to John J. Weaver, M.D.
1870, 1 folder

M.L. Harter's letter to John J. Weaver, M.D., advising treatment for one of Weaver's patients whose vision has been impaired by an injured nerve.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Receipt for Book Purchase and Advertisement for Cuticura
1889, 1 folder

Receipt for a book purchased by J.U Fritz from E.L. Barret & Son, Stationers and Publishers of Books, Blanks, and Legal Forms of Springfield, Ohio; advertisement for Cuticura Antipain Plaster said to subdue inflammation, alleviate pain, and kill disease germs.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Charles A. Lindbergh Records
1963, 1 folder

This small collection contains two items. The first is a letter from Charles Lindbergh to Charles I. Barron, M.D., expressing his appreciation to Dr. Barron for permitting him to undergo decompression tests in Lockheed Aircraft Company's high-altitude chamber. The second item is Lindbergh's electrocardiogram from a Flight Personnel Examination.

Subject Area(s): Aerospace Medicine and Human Factors Engineering, Medical History

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OSU Graduating Class 1903
1903, 1 folder

Sepia photograph mounted on gray mat of Ohio State University's 1903 graduating class

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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A.A. Marks Papers
Unknown, 1 folder

Order sheets for artificial legs and arms from the A.A. Marks Company of New York, New York.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Hooven & Allison Industries, Xenia, Ohio
Unknown, 1 folder

Various office cards used by Hooven & Allison Company's clinic. Also contains a six-page booklet on the history and evolution of the intubation process.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

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Nancy J. McConnel Photographs
1907-1917, 1 folder

Photographs of Nancy McConnel as a student nurse and posing outside the Centerville Hospital Training School for Nurses in Iowa.

Subject Area(s): Medical History

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435. Phone: 937.775.2525