Papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk)

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Papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk)

Papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk)

The Walter Bradford Cannon Papers, 1873-1945 (inclusive), 1881-1945 (bulk) record Cannon's administrative, research, and professional activities while George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chair of the Department at Harvard Medical School. The collection consists of correspondence, research data, manuscripts, lecture notes, and meeting minutes resulting from Cannon's administrative and committee work at Harvard Medical School, his professional activities on behalf of refugees and other humanitarian interests; and his involvement in scientific organizations. The collection also contains records produced during Cannon's wartime medical service, extensive personal correspondence with his wife, Cornelia Cannon; and several personal items including letters and papers from Cannon's student years.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Edmund W. Sinnott was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the time of this correspondence. Walter G. Berl was an editor for the Association. From the description of Letters, 1948-1971, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878457 ...

Federation of American societies for experimental biology

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Cornelia James

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Lt. Col. W. B. Cannon

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American-Soviet Medical Society.

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The Society was founded in New York City in 1943 to keep American physicians informed of Soviet medical advances and to improve relations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; published the American-Soviet Medical Review; disbanded in 1949. From the description of American-Soviet Medical Society records, 1942-1987 (bulk 1943-1948). (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 50124790 The society was founded in New York City in 1943. I...

HMS Physiology Department

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Harvard Medical School Physiology Department

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American academy of arts and sciences

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The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was chartered by the legislature of Massachusetts in 1780 and is the second oldest learned society in the U.S. Among its incorporators were James Bowdoin, John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock. Academy publications began with the first volume of its Memoirs in 1785, and from the first the Academy collected a library, which was augmented in 1791 by the donation of James Bowdoin's private collection of over 1200 volumes. Early papers presented before ...

Mrs. Cannon

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W. B. Cannon

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Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

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Walter Bradford Cannon (Harvard, A.B. 1896; A.M. 1897; M.D. 1900; Honorary Sc.D. 1937) taught physiology at Harvard and was George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department. He was innovative in both research and medical education. In 1900 he adapted the case system for teaching medicine. His scientific research includes studies on the digestive tract and experiments on the denervated heart and his contributions include the concept of homeostasis and the discovery of the t...

Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

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Walter Bradford Cannon (Harvard, A.B. 1896; A.M. 1897; M.D. 1900; Honorary Sc.D. 1937) taught physiology at Harvard and was George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department. He was innovative in both research and medical education. In 1900 he adapted the case system for teaching medicine. His scientific research includes studies on the digestive tract and experiments on the denervated heart and his contributions include the concept of homeostasis and the discovery of the t...

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Cannon, Cornelia

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Rockefeller Institute.

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In 1892, the physician and medical administrator Simon Flexner began research on cerebrospinal meningitis, a meningococcal disease with an untreated mortality rate between 70 and 90%. Experimenting on monkeys, Flexner developed a promising serum treatment for the disease by 1903, which he used extensively during the epidemic outbreaks of meningitis in New York City in 1904-1905 and 1907. For several years, Flexner kept his serum under his close supervision, with the result that the Rockefeller I...

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National Research Council (U.S.)

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The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...

Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

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Walter Bradford Cannon (Harvard, A.B. 1896; A.M. 1897; M.D. 1900; Honorary Sc.D. 1937) taught physiology at Harvard and was George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department. He was innovative in both research and medical education. In 1900 he adapted the case system for teaching medicine. His scientific research includes studies on the digestive tract and experiments on the denervated heart and his contributions include the concept of homeostasis and the discovery of the t...

James family

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Cannon, Cornelia James, 1876-

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Cornelia James was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and graduated from Radcliffe College in 1899. In 1901, she married Walter Bradford Cannon. She was an early birth control advocate, serving as president of the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, and was a published author. From the description of Play, 1929. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009689 ...

Rockefeller Foundation

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The China Medical Board was established in November 1914 as a division of the Rockefeller Foundation to develop modern western medicine in China. The Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) was established in 1017 as part of the CMB's program, designed to be a research center as well as a medical school. Plans to develop a second school were delayed and ultimately abandoned. The Board ceased to be a division of the Foundation in 1927, and the funding if medical projects in Asia was taken over by the...

Cornelia Cannon

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Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

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Walter Bradford Cannon (Harvard, A.B. 1896; A.M. 1897; M.D. 1900; Honorary Sc.D. 1937) taught physiology at Harvard and was George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department. He was innovative in both research and medical education. In 1900 he adapted the case system for teaching medicine. His scientific research includes studies on the digestive tract and experiments on the denervated heart and his contributions include the concept of homeostasis and the discovery of the t...

Medical Bureau to Aid Spanish Democracy

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National Academy of Science

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Major W. B. Cannon

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American Physiological Society (1887- )

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National Academy of Sciences National Research Council

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Cornelia Cannon's

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Physiology Department, Harvard Medical School

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Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable

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HMS Physiological Department

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Harvard Medical School.

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