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Featured on the back cover of Puck magazine, this cartoon entitled "The Pasteur Boom—High Times for Hydrophobists" mocks those who traveled to France to receive Louis Pasteur's (1822-1895) new vaccine for the rabies…
Page from the Harper's Weekly journal is entitled "How Antitoxines are Developed" and features content and photographic reproductions related to using antitoxins as a vaccine for the diphtheria virus. Top photograph is…
The title page is digitized from the fourth edition of this seminal work responsible for exposing dangerous adulterations to foods and beverages. Food and drug purity legislation followed later in the nineteenth…
Intended as a health reference book for the family, topics include diseases, anatomy, hygiene, care of the sick, medicinal plants and administration of medicine. Select anatomical diagrams have been digitized along with…
- Author Lyman, Henry M. (Henry Munson), 1835-1904
- Subject Human anatomy--Study and teaching, Human skeleton, Poisonous animals, Medicine, Medicinal plants, Human anatomy, Phrenology, Medicine, Popular, Phrenology--Study and teaching, Family medicine, Lyman, Henry M. (Henry Munson), 1835-1904, Human skeleton--Study and teaching
Color print advertisement for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Image depicts a rose on the left, a blue eye on the right, and a multi-colored chemical model in the center of the page. The accompanying…
- 1863 – 1875
This notebook contains recipes and formulas developed or copied by E. F. Carey while working as an assistant pharmacist in Rhode Island and as the owner operator of a pharmacy in Massachusetts between 1863 and 1875.…
- 1992-Nov-05 (First session)
- 1992-Nov-07 (Second session)
- 1992-Nov-09 (Third session)
Charles M. Rubin grew up in Deal, New Jersey. He was especially interested in science and mathematics, enjoying problem-solving. Rubin entered the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate degree. He spent…
The cover and title page are digitized from the first edition of this seminal work responsible for exposing dangerous adulterations to foods and beverages. Food and drug purity legislation followed later in the…
Joshua Lederberg begins the interview with a discussion of his involvement in the contamination issues of planetary exploration. As interest in space exploration gained momentum, Lederberg was in the midst of discussion…
- 1992-Jun-25 (First session)
- 1992-Jul-07 (Second session)
- 1992-Dec-09 (Third session)
Joshua Lederberg begins the three-part interview with a description of his parents, family background, and early years in New York. Lederberg knew from the second grade that he wanted to be a scientist, and he…
- Interviewee Lederberg, Joshua
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Microbiologists, Biologists, Biology, Neurospora, Microbiology, University of Wisconsin, Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology, Lederberg, Joshua, Nobel Prize winners, DNA, Cytochemistry, Escherichia coli, Biologists--Biography
- Circa 1919
Arrangement of nine bottles of pulvules in various sizes and colors. Pulvules are a proprietary type of gelatin capsule filled with powder. Lilly trademarked pulvule in 1921.
Created by Eli Lilly & Company, this…
- Circa 1919
Arrangement of eight bottles filled with solvet tablets. Solvets are meant to be dissolved in solutions.
Created by Eli Lilly & Company, this handbook is meant for pharmacists. It is a list of products and contains…
- Circa 1919
Arrangement of fourteen bottles of tablets in various shapes, colors, and sizes.
Created by Eli Lilly & Company, this handbook is meant for pharmacists. It is a list of products and contains practical information such…
David Golde begins the interview with a discussion of his early years and education in Bayonne, New Jersey. In high school, Golde developed an interest in medicine, which was stimulated by his biology teacher. He…
- Interviewee Golde, David W., 1940-2004
- Interviewer Wolfe, Audra J.
- Subject Biochemists, Biology, Microbiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Biochemistry, Golde, David W., 1940-2004, Cornell University, University of California, Los Angeles. School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. School of Medicine, Virology, Virology--Research, Microbiologists
Marion David Francis begins his interview with a discussion of his childhood in Canada. Deeply influenced by his industrious parents and siblings, Francis worked his way through high school and college at a logging…
Bernard Fields begins the interview with a discussion of his early years, growing up in Brooklyn, New York. Fields was encouraged by his parents to excel in scholastic endeavors. After graduating high school at the age…
- Interviewee Fields, Bernard N.
- Interviewer Schlesinger, Sondra
- Subject Molecular biology, Virology--Research, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Fields, Bernard N., Harvard Medical School, Immunology, National Communicable Disease Center (U.S.), Virology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Biochemists, Microbiologists
- 1987-Dec-15 (First session)
- 1988-Jan-06 (Second session)
Mildred Cohn begins the interview by reflecting on her childhood, education, and family life, describing how she was prepared to enter college by age fourteen. She then discusses her undergraduate experience at Hunter…
- Interviewee Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009
- Interviewer Gortler, Leon B.
- Subject Women biochemists, Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.), Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Du Vigneaud, Vincent, 1901-1978, Biochemistry, Harvard Medical School, Cornell University, Women chemists, Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society of Biological Chemists, Women in science, Biochemists, George Washington University
Hollow 8 mm tube of crimped, flexible Dacron (synthetic polyester fiber), off-white in color, and pink orange product label housed in original sealed plastic bag. Typically in the shape of a tube, Dacron grafts are…
The interview begins with Konrad E. Bloch describing his childhood in Neisse, Germany, and his undergraduate education at Technische Hochschule in Munich. During a research assistantship in Davos, Switzerland, Bloch had…
- Interviewee Bloch, Konrad Emil, 1912-
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject University of Oxford, Biosynthesis, Biochemists, Human Genome Project, Cholesterol, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Organic, Harvard University, Bloch, Konrad Emil, 1912-, Columbia University, Nobel Prize winners, Cholesterol--Synthesis
This advertisement is laid out for folding into a mailer, with a Brea, California return address and space for a mailing label. Like many Beckman Instruments advertisements, it focuses on practical features like speed,…
Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company featuring an image of a young girl on a seesaw. The accompanying text details various applications of Dow products, including vitamins, fumigation, waste disposal,…
The press release discusses the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Card Test for the detection of syphilis.
Prentiss responds to Kauffman's assessment of the hospital oxygen analyzer, with emphasis upon the question of its ruggedness.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman…
The press release discusses a flow cell instrument, the DU Clinical System.
The press release discusses the System 7300 Amino Acid Analyzer, with special reference to Peggy R. Borum's work on using aminograms in patient care.