Medicine and Health
Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:
Typescript of a biography of Artemesia Draper Anderson. Anderson was born and grew up in Moroni, Utah, where she married, raised her children, and supplemented her family income through midwifery. In 1891 she became one of Utah's first licensed practical nurses.
An ancient medical textbook originally written in Sanskrit circa 400 AD and transcribed into Malayalam on palm leaves, circa 18th or 19th century. Consists of 100 leaves, 2 by 18 inches. Leaves one, two, and one hundred are blank, all others contain text written in small, neat hand in Malayalam, the Indian language spoken in Kerala. The manuscript is protected by two wooden teak boards and encased in a burlap bag.
Materials that were found in a book held by the Latter-day Saint Church Historical Department. Collection includes a greeting card, love letter, copy of a quote, and a short printed biography (photocopy).
The Papers of John Milton Bernhisel includes three (3) archival series: Series I: Political Papers, circa 1847-1864; Series II: Personal Papers, circa 1825-1910; and Series III: Secondary Sources, circa 1909-1964.
Typed copies of a one-paragraph biography of Gunnell and of her obituary. Emma B. Gunnell was in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1963. She served in field hospitals in Europe and in the Philippines. During the Korean War, she served in Hawaii. Gunnell achieved the rank of major.
Typed Biography of Beverly Rasband Dixon. She was born in 1920 in Heber City, Utah, served as a nurse for the United States Navy during World War II, and was stationed at the Oak-knoll Naval Hospital in the Bay Area of California. She married Sheldon Schaerrer Dixon in 1946 and died in 2000.
Typewritten biography of Leona Berg Campbell. She graduated from the L.D.S. Hospital Nursing School in 1923. In 1943, she worked at the Topaz Japanese Relocation Camp outside Delta, Utah. The hospital she worked in was a modern facilty, and she enjoyed her assignment there.
Typescript of the "History of Sophia Lewis Jewkes." The author of the item is unknown and the date of composition is uncertain. Sophia was a convert to the Mormon Church, a pioneer to Utah, and a nurse and a midwife in that state.
Glass photo slides, mementos, and biographical material pertaining to Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin. The collection includes a collection of 30 glass photo slides, comprised of 18 of Fleming's originals depicting his experiments to prove penicillin's value in 1928-9, 11 scenes Bryner took while on a family trip with the Flemmings in 1954, and one memento from Louis Pasteur's funeral.