Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868

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Physician, one of the first to discover the anesthetic properties of ether.

From the description of Papers, 1853 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230311

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referencedIn Wells, Horace, 1815-1848. Letter : Hartford, to Dr. Morton, [Boston], Oct. 20, 1846. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. Papers, 1839-1922; bulk: 1840-1896. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. Journal entry of John Collins Warren, 1846. Library of Congress
referencedIn Heroes of medicine. Stanford University Lane Medical Library
referencedIn Simpson, James Young, Sir, 1811-1870. The whole evidence goes to show that the high & whole credit of the practical application of sulphuric ether to anaesthesia in dentistry & surgery pertains to Dr. Morton, and was worked out by him in the latter part of 1846. McGill University Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf [William Thomas Green Morton, biographical materials]. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. George Milbrey Gould papers, 1858-1932. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Morton, William J. (William James), 1846-1920. William J. Morton Papers, 1871-1916. New York Academy of Medicine
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Dana Family. Papers of the Dana family [manuscript], 1840-1881. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bates, E. U.,. [Manuscript and photographic material concerning Wm Morton's use of ether] 1904-1911. Stanford University, Lane Medical Library
creatorOf Bowditch, N. I. (Nathaniel Ingersoll), 1805-1861. Letters received, 1848-1861. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. Papers, 1871, July 21-Aug. 9, Boston. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868. Papers, 1853 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868. Papers, 1846-1876. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn George Milbry Gould Papers, 1858-1932 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn [Collection of publications relating to the history of anesthesia and William T.G. Morton]. Stanford University Lane Medical Library
referencedIn Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. Papers of Charles T. Jackson, 1829-1915. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873. person
associatedWith Bowditch, Henry I. (Henry Ingersoll), 1808-1892. person
associatedWith Bowditch, N. I. (Nathaniel Ingersoll), 1805-1861. person
associatedWith Carlisle, James Mandeville, 1814-1877. person
associatedWith Dana Family. family
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. person
associatedWith Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. person
associatedWith Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Morton, William J. (William James), 1846-1920. person
associatedWith Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887. person
associatedWith Simpson, James Young, Sir, 1811-1870. person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. person
associatedWith Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith Wells, Horace, 1815-1848. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
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Medicine
Ether
Physicians
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Birth 1819-08-09

Death 1868-07-15

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