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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…
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…
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…
- 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 1953
The Manometric Blood Gas Apparatus was a revision on the original, fairly simple volumetric glass apparatus designed by Dr. Van Slyke in around 1917. The instrument liberated and isolated "the desired gas contained in a…
- 1940 – 1949
This vessel is believed to be one of the original fermentation pans used by researchers at Oxford University to produce penicillin in the 1940s.
Rectangular porcelain vessel used for growing penicillin; sealed at all…
- 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…
A type of early intrauterine device (IUD) also known as a cervicouterine device or pessary. Curved disk with long coil stem attached to plate of disk. Coil opens into a wishbone shape with two arms. Arms are held…
Glass tube with a collecting reservoir that opens into a funnel (or breast piece). Round red rubber bulb attached to one end of the glass. Stamp in black ink on red bulb reads "Ingram's/'Omega'/London."
Glass tube with a collecting reservoir that opens into a funnel (or breast piece). Round black rubber pump attached to one end of the glass.
Long stem, round bottom flask with custom flange. Needle-size hole on opposite side of flange allows for release of pressure.
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