Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890

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Surgeon of Boston, Massachusetts.

From the description of Henry Jacob Bigelow note, undated, [Boston]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847379

Bigelow (Harvard, M.D. 1841) taught surgery at Harvard Medical School from 1849 until 1882, and was appointed visiting surgeon to the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 from which he resigned in 1886. Bigelow was the leading surgeon in New England during his lifetime, the first in the U.S. to excise the hip joint, and known also for popularizing and making workable the operation of litholapaxy.

From the description of Papers of Henry Jacob Bigelow, 1840-1889 (inclusive), 1881-1889 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281432032

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referencedIn Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. Manuscript of the Tribute to the Memory of Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow, 1890-1903 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1827-1885. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Charles Brooks Brigham Papers, 1866-1902 University of California, San Francisco. . Library Archives and Special Collections.
referencedIn Photographs of Harvard professors including Oliver W. Holmes, H.W. Longfellow, and James Russell Lowell [manuscript], ca.1864. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. William Stugis Bigelow papers, 1861-1925. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890. Papers of Henry Jacob Bigelow, 1840-1889 (inclusive), 1881-1889 (bulk). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Papers of Professor Henry William Wilder Foote and Family, 1714-1959 Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine Interiors. Images, ca. 1962-1998. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. Papers, 1871, July 21-Aug. 9, Boston. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890. Henry Jacob Bigelow note, undated, [Boston]. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Brigham, Charles Brooks, 1845-1903. Papers, 1866-1902. University of California, San Francisco, UCSF; UC San Francisco; Univ of CA, San Francisco
creatorOf Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890. Biographie Americaine, 1800-1900. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1820-1894. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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associatedWith Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. person
associatedWith Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926. person
associatedWith Brigham, Charles Brooks, 1845-1903. person
associatedWith Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) corporateBody
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. person
associatedWith Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867 person
associatedWith Massachusetts General Hospital. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nichols, George, 1809-1882 person
associatedWith Parkman family. family
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Thompson, Henry, Sir, 1820-1904. person
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Vivisection
Surgical instruments and apparatus
Lithotripsy
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Birth 1818-03-11

Death 1890-10-30

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