A Guide to the University of Virginia School of Medicine Student Notebook Collection, 1836-1943 MS.37 MS-37

A Guide to the University of Virginia School of Medicine Student Notebook Collection, 1836-1943 MS.37


Collection Number MS-37


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Claude Moore Health Sciences Library

Repository
Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
Identification
MS.37
Title
University of Virginia School of Medicine Student Notebook collection1839-1954
URL:
https://archives.lib.virginia.edu/ark:/59853/121
Quantity
7.08 Linear Feet
Quantity
Language
English

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

University of Virginia School of Medicine Student Notebook Collection, #MS-37, Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The notebooks were donated by various people including Dr. Malcolm Foote Sher, Dr. Porter B. Echols, Jr., the Dr. Armistead P. Booker family, Dr. Weaver, Ms. Roberta Senechal, Jethro Meriwether Hurt, III, Mr. James Skalnik, and James D. Webb. Several notebooks were purchased.


Biographical / Historical

The student notebooks contain the notes that medical students took in their classes or laboratories at the University of Virginia. Some of the notebooks belonged to men who would become faculty members at UVa. Those include Armistead Page Booker who was Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics in 1947 and retired from his position of Associate Professor in 1985; William Beverly Towles who became an instructor in anatomy in the 1872-73 session and became Professor of Anatomy and Materia Medica, serving in that position until his death in 1893; Charles Bruce Morton who is listed as the Professor of Clinical Surgery and Gynecology in the "University of Virginia Record" for 1944-45 and was last listed in the "University of Virginia School of Medicine Record" for 1969-70; and Oscar Swineford was listed as an instructor in Medicine in the "University of Virginia Record" of March 15, 1928 and was last listed as a Professor of Internal Medicine in the 1966-67 "University of Virginia Record."

Many of the students included the names of their professors and instructors and those include John Staige Davis, James L. Cabell, John P. Emmet, Henry Howard, Socrates Maupin, Albert H. Tuttle, Stephen Hurt Watts, John Henry Neff, William Hall Goodwin, Lawrence T. Royster, Allen F. Voshell, E. Wood, John Campbell Hortenstine, Henry Bearden Mulholland, Edwin Partridge Lehman, William Henry Parker, William Roland Hill, Charles Bruce Morton, William Edward Bray, Kenneth Boyd Grim, Samuel Alexander Vest, Edgar Wilson Kirby, Bruno Barelare, Tiffany Johns Williams, John McIntire Nokes, William Wirt Waddell, McLemore Birdsong, William Gayle Crutchfield, Everett Cato Drash, Edwin Webster Shearburn, Byrd Stuart Leavell, William Maryon Moir, David Cole Wilson, Thomas Shepherd Englar, Byrd Stuart Leavell, Oscar Swineford, Staige Davis Blackford, John Osborne McNeel, James Alexander Waddell, Dudley Crofford Smith, Fletcher Drummond Woodward, Vincent William Archer, George Cooper, Eugene Markley Landis, George McLean Lawson, Claude C. Coleman, Theodore Hough, William Douglas Macon, William Edward Brown, and Leroy Adelbert Calkins.

In our rare book collection there are other items of interest related to the student notebooks. These include theSyllabus of the Lectures on Medical Jurisprudence and on the Treatment of Poisoning and Suspended Animation, Delivered in the University of Virginia, by Robley Dunglison and printed in 1827 as well as volumes related to anatomy by William Beverley Towles. Towles' works areNotes on Anatomyprinted in 1886,Anatomy Notespublished in 1890,Notes on Anatomypublished in 1893, andDescriptive Anatomypublished in 1898 and 1904.

Scope and Contents

The notebooks range from 1836-1943 and include notes taken in classes for anatomy, surgery, physiology, gynecology, midwifery, chemistry, materia medica, preventive medicine, practice of medicine, ENT, bacteriology, jurisprudence, pharmacy, organic chemistry, pathology, psychobiology, internal medicine, toxicology, clinical diagnosis, histology, biology, syphilology, embryology, heart disease, urology, physical diagnosis, dermatology, pediatrics, orthopedics, Roentgenology, edpidemiology, nervous system, case teaching, and insanity.

Arrangement

The first 13 boxes and Box 14 through folder 5 are arranged chronologically. From Box 14, folder 6 the arrangement is in the order received.

General

Processed by:
Historical Collections Staff

Container List

Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Notes on Midwifery
1840-41
Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lectures of Professors J[ames] L. Cabell, [Henry] Howard, [John S.] Davis and [Socrates] Maupin
1854-55
Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Syllabuses on Chemistry by Dr. J. A. Templeton, M.D.
1854-55
Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery
1855-56
Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physiology lectures by Dr. J[ames] L. Cabbell [Cabell]
1867 November 14 - 1868 April 16
Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: University of Virginia Materia Medica lectures by Dr. [John Staige] Davis
1868-69
Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Notes on the Practice of Medicine by T. B. Pugh, Session 1873-74, University of Virginia
1873-74
Mixed Materials box: 001 folder: 008 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lectures on Physiology and Surgery by Professor Cabell.
1873 October - 1874 January 15
Mixed Materials box: 002 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lectures on Materia Medica, Volume I
1873 October 1 - 1874
Mixed Materials box: 002 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Chemistry Lectures of Thomas Bryan Pugh
1873 October 3 - 1874
Mixed Materials box: 002 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lectures on Jurisprudence and Obstetrics by Prof [James F.] Harrison
1873-1874
Mixed Materials box: 002 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lectures on Pharmacy
1873-1874
Mixed Materials box: 002 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lectures on Organic Chemistry
1873-1874
Mixed Materials box: 002 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Materia Medica
1883 October 5 - 1884 April 18
Mixed Materials box: 002 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Notes on Surgery and Material Medica, Book No. 2
1884 February 18 - 1884 May 30 and 1885 January 13
Mixed Materials box: 003 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Obstetrics, etc.
1889 October 24 - 1890 February 1
Mixed Materials box: 003 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Practice of Medicine (Part I, volume I)
1890 February 4-April 10
Mixed Materials box: 003 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Practice of Medicine (Part I, volume II)
1890 April 11-29
Mixed Materials box: 003 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Practice of Medicine (Part I, volume III)
1890 April 29-May 8
Mixed Materials box: 003 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Practice of Medicine (Part II, volume I)
1891 February 3-April 4
Mixed Materials box: 003 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Practice of Medicine (Part II, volume II)
1891 April 16-June 11
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Materia Medica, Number I
1891 January 2-May 5
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Materia Medica, Number II
1891 May 15-June 9
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Materia Medica, [Number III]
1891 June 9-19
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pathology
1890 December 18-1891 March 11
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery, [Volume I]
1891 April 4-22
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery, [Volume II]
1891 April 22-May 7
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery, [Volume III]
1891 May 9-25
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 008 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery, Volume IV
1891 May 27-June 10
Mixed Materials box: 004 folder: 009` Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery, Volume VI
1891 June 22-23
Mixed Materials box: 005 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Histology
1892 September 19-December 5
Mixed Materials box: 005 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Biology B, Botany, Volume I
1916 September 25-1917 May 16
Mixed Materials box: 005 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Histology, Embryology, Pathology
1918-1920
Mixed Materials box: 005 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lab Manual - Histology
1918-1919
Mixed Materials box: 005 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery and Urology
1920 September 20-1921 March 25
Mixed Materials box: 005 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery, Volume VI
1920 Septmeber 22-1921 May 16
Mixed Materials box: 006 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Histology
1923 September 19 - 1924 May 29
Mixed Materials box: 006 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Chemistry
1924 January-May 12
Mixed Materials box: 006 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: [General Medical Studies, I] Eye, Ear, Nose
1926 September 21 - 1927 March
Mixed Materials box: 006 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: [General Medical Studies, II] Nervous Diseases and Legal Medicine
1926 September 21-1927 May 3
Mixed Materials box: 006 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: [General Medical Studies, III]
[1926] October 5 - [1927] May 21
Mixed Materials box: 007 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physical Diagnosis, Physiology, Pathology
[1924] January 12 - [1925] June 2
Mixed Materials box: 007 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Materia Medica and Pharmacology
[1922] september 22 - [1925] June 3
Mixed Materials box: 007 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physiology
[1924] September 24 - [1925] April 17
Mixed Materials box: 007 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Gynecology and Surgical Pathology
[1925] April 19 - [1926] March 9
Mixed Materials box: 007 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Obstetrics
[1925] September 21 - [1926] April 1
Mixed Materials box: 008 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Urology and Orthopedics
[1925] September 21 - [1926] May 25
Mixed Materials box: 008 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery
[1925] September 23 - [1926] May 18
Mixed Materials box: 008 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pediatrics
[1925] September 24 - [1926] March 7
Mixed Materials box: 008 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Internal Medicine [I] and Physiology quiz
[1925] September 21 - [1926] May 28
Mixed Materials box: 008 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Internal Medicine [II]
[1926] September 27 - [1927] April 4
Mixed Materials box: 009 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Clinical Diagnosis
[1926] September 26 - [1927] May 27
Mixed Materials box: 009 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Etiology of Heart Disease
N.D.
Mixed Materials box: 009 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Orthopedics
1925 February 6-May 8
Mixed Materials box: 009 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Notebook: Pathology notes
1930 June 24-August 7
Mixed Materials box: 009 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pathology notes
1930 June 10-August 14
Mixed Materials box: 010 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Materia Medica notes
1929-30
Mixed Materials box: 010 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Obstetrics notes
1930 September 22 - 1931 March 10
Mixed Materials box: 010 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pediatric lecture notes
1930 September 23 - 1931 March 14
Mixed Materials box: 010 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery lecture notes
1930 September 24 - 1931 May 30
Mixed Materials box: 010 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Orthopedics Lecture notes
1931 January 7-May 14
Mixed Materials box: 010 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pediatrics
1931 September 21-December 5
Mixed Materials box: 010 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Syphilology
1932 January 5 - 1933 March 17
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Calibration of Volumetric Apparatus
1937 August 3-September 28
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Notebook: Embryology
[1939]-40
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Bacteriology
1938 November 15-December 13
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Laboratory Assignments for 2nd Term
1940 January 3-March 4
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: General Medical Studies [I]
1940 January 3-April 15
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: General Medical Studies [II]
1940 February 13-May 30
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: General Medical Studies [III]
1940 April 17-May 27
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 008 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: "Materia Medica, Drug Lists and Laboratory Exercises" Printed in Ann Arbor, Michigan by Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1939. Forward by J[ames] A[lexander] Waddell.
1940 September 16-1941
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 009 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: "Pharmacology; Laboratory Directions and Notes on Pharmacodynamics," Pharmacological Laboratory, University of Virginia, 1938, 7th revision, University Press.
1940 September 16-1941
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 010 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Anatomy
19[39] September 21
Mixed Materials box: 011 folder: 011 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physiology Laboratory Experiments
1940 September 26 - 1941 February 7
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physiology 1 and Psychobiology
1940 September 19 - 1941
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pharmacology 1
1940 September 16-December 2
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: "University of Virginia Physiological Laboratory; An Outline of Experiments in Physiology," Third Edition
1940 September 17
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physiology Laboratory Experiments
1940 October 29-1941 February 28
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pharmacology 2 and Pathology
1941 January 3-May 12
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physical Diagnosis and Medicine 1
1941 January 3-February 18
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physiology 2 and Medicine 2
1941 January 8-March 11
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 008 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: "Toxicology; Supplementary Notes on Toxicology, Chemical Identification, Clinical Symptoms and Signs, Antidotes and Antagonists," Pharmacological Laboratory, University of Virginia, 1941, University Press.
1941 February 10
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 009 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Medicine 3
1941 March 24-December 2
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 010 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery 1
1941 March 24-October 22
Mixed Materials box: 012 folder: 011 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Clinical Diagnosis
1941 March 25-December 12
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Urology and Dermatology
1941 September 22-December 13
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Obstetrics 1
1941 September 22 - 1942 January 16
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pediatrics 1
1941 September 23- 1942 February 24
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery 2
1941 October 27 - 1942 February 10
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Medicine 4
1941 November 26 - 1942 February 25
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Orthopedics N. P. 1
1942 January 5-November 3
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Obstetrics 2 and Sanitation, Statistics, and Epidemiology
1942 January 16 - 1943 February 26
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 008 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Pediatrics 2 and Preventive Mediciine and Epidemiology
1942 February 26-September 3
Mixed Materials box: 013 folder: 009 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Medicine 5
1942 February 27-August11
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: E.N.T., Syphilology, and Medical Jurisprudence
1942 March 29-November 24
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Roentgenology and N P 2
1942 July 7-December 1
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Medicine 6
1942 August 6 - 1943 February 25
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology 2
1942 September 28-December 5
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: "Legal Medicine or Medical Jurisprudence, Outline of Course supplemented with Related Questions and Topics," Medical Department, University of Virginia, J. A. Waddell, University Press, 1942.
1942 October 27
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 006 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Laboratory Notebook in Physiology
1935 November 6
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 007 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Surgery
1936 January - 1937 June
Mixed Materials box: 014 folder: 008 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Medicine, Materia Medica and Chemistry
[1836]
Mixed Materials box: 015 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physiology and Pharmacology
1922 September 20 - 1923 May 25
Mixed Materials box: 015 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Physical Diagnosis
1923 Jan 16 - 1925 February 25
Mixed Materials box: 015 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Practice of Medicine, Diseases of Nervous System, Case teaching, Insanity
1924 April 28 - 1925 April 25
Mixed Materials box: 015 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Anatomy
1873 October 4 - 1874 June 22
Mixed Materials box: 016 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Notes on Chemistry and Medicine,
1839 September 16 - 1840 March 30
Mixed Materials box: 016 folder: 002 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook
1840
Mixed Materials box: 016 folder: 003 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook
1841 January 16 - February 20
Mixed Materials box: 016 folder: 004 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook
1919 April 28 - June 7
Mixed Materials box: 016 folder: 005 Archival Resource Key
Student notebook: Lectures on Internal Medicine
1923 September 18 - 1924 May 5
Mixed Materials box: 017 folder: 001 Archival Resource Key
Whiteley's General Chemistry Notes
1885 November 30