The History Of Vitamin C & Scurvy

Date:
1988
Creator:
Kenneth J. Carpenter
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press

Text detailing the the history of scurvy as related to sailors, explorers, and the general population.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RC627.S36C36, LCCN: 85-25464
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Yankee Surgeon

Date:
1988
Creator:
Seebert J. Goldowsky
Publisher/Studio:
Canton, MA: Boston Medical Library

Biography detailing the life of US Navy Surgeon Usher Parsons. Focuses on both naval career druing War of 1812, as well as later life in private practice.

Description (physical):

Hardback, with Cover

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RD27.35.P38G65, LCCN: 88215105
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Medical America In The Nineteenth Century

Date:
1972
Creator:
Gert H. Brieger
Publisher/Studio:
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press

Compilation of essays and writings from 19th-century doctors discussing the state of medicine in the United States. Several areas are addressed including education, literature, professionalism, practice, surgery, psychiatry, hospitals, and hygiene.

Description (physical):

Hardback, with Cover

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
R151.B75, LCCN: 76-165053
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Surgeons In The Field

Date:
1970
Creator:
John Laffin
Publisher/Studio:
Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England: J.M. Dent & Sons Limited

Traces the history of military and naval surgeons from the Napoleonic Wars through World War II. Primarily from a British point of view.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RC971.L35, LCCN: 74479925
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Handbook Of Vaccination

Date:
1868
Creator:
Edward C. Seaton
Publisher/Studio:
London: McMillian & Sons

Traces the procedures for vaccinating against cow and small pox, re-vaccinating, as well as discusses relevant laws and regulations.

Description (physical):

Hardcover

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC05, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

On The Treatment And Cure Of Pulmonary Consumption

Date:
1906
Creator:
George Bodington
Publisher/Studio:
Litchfield: London: Lomax's Successors: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.

1906 reprint of Bodington's original 1840 essay discussing the treatment and cures for consumption/tuberculosis.

Description (physical):

Hardcover

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC06, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Walter Reed And Yellow Fever

Date:
1923
Creator:
Howard A. Kelly
Publisher/Studio:
Baltimore, MD: Norman, Remington Company

Traces the career of Walter Reed with a focus on his research and methods regarding the treatment of yellow fever at the end of the 19th-century.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC07, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Recollections Of A Rebel Surgeon

Date:
1901
Creator:
F.E. Daniel
Publisher/Studio:
Chicago, IL: Clinic Publishing

Autobiography follows the experience of Surgeon F.E. Danial, CSA through the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Haredback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC08, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The Physiology Of Digestion

Date:
1836
Creator:
Andrew Combe
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Howe & Bates

An early-/mid-19th-century treatise on the mechanics of human digestion.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC09, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Carlos Finlay And Yellow Fever

Date:
1940
Creator:
Carlos E. Finlay
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Oxford University Press

Details the work of Dr. Carlos Finlay to combat and cure yellow fever on the island of Cuba during the late 19th and early 20th-centuries.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC10, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum