Frederick G. Novy Papers 1890-1954

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Frederick G. Novy Papers, 1890-1954

Frederick G. Novy Papers 1890-1954

University of Michigan microbiologist; correspondence, student notebooks, San Francisco Plague Commission records, research files and laboratory notebooks, visual materials

13 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder

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See the historical sketch for the Dept. of Physics (University of Michigan) Records. From the guide to the Dept. of Physics (University of Michigan) publications, 1915-ongoing, 1988-1998, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) The first course in physics at the University of Michigan, entitled "Natural Philosophy," was taught in the Fall of 1843 by George Palmer Williams, Professor of Natural Philosophy and Mathematics. A Professor of Physics and Ci...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Geology.

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University of Michigan. Dept. of Chemistry.

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The University of Michigan was the second institution in the nation to offer chemistry classes. In 1839, Dr. Douglas Houghton was appointed to a combined professorship of chemistry, geology and mineralogy, although he did not actually teach chemistry. Instruction in chemistry at the university began in 1844 with the appointment of Silas H. Douglass as assistant to the professor of chemistry. For some years instruction was limited to lectures, but shortly after Henry P. Tappan became...

Greene, Albert Emerson.

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Jordan, Edwin O. (Edwin Oakes), 1866-1936

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Bacteriologist. B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1888. From the description of Papers, 1888-1936 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248229 Edwin Oakes Jordan was born July 28, 1866, in Thomaston, Maine. His interest in bacteriology grew from his studies with William Thompson Sedgwick at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received a B.S. degree in 1888. Although the work of Pasteur and Koch was well kn...

Bruce, David, Sir, 1855-1931

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Fraenkel, Karl, 1861-1916.

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Roux, Pierre Paul Emile, 1853-1933.

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University of Michigan. Dept. of Medicine and Surgery. Class of 1886.

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University of Michigan. Medical School

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See the historical sketch in the finding aid for the Medical School (University of Michigan) Records. From the guide to the Medical School (University of Michigan) publications, 1849-1999, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) While the University of Michigan's charters of 1817 and 1837 both called for the inclusion of medical education within the curriculum, no action was taken to carry out this mandate until 1848. On January 19 of that year the r...

Reed, Walter, 1851-1902

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Born in Gloucester County, Va., Walter Reed received an M.D. from the University of Virginia in 1869 and another M.D. from Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1871. He joined the Army Medical Corps in 1876. Reed served in many areas throughout the country, including Fort Lowell, Az., and Baltimore, before becoming professor of bacteriology at the Army Medical School in 1893. During the Spanish-American War he sought a cure for typhoid fever in Cuba. After the war, he remained in Cuba with the Y...

Winchell, Alexander, 1824-1891

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The Michigan Geological Survey was created by Public Act 20 of 1837. Its purpose was to conduct a geological and mineralogical survey of the state. The state legislature appointed Douglass Houghton the first state geologist (1837). In 1921, the state legislature established the Department of Conservation, and the Michigan Geological Survey became part of that department (Public Act 17 of 1921). The Department of Conservation established the Geological Survey Division circa 1947. In 1968, the dep...

Ross, Ronald, Sir, 1857-1932

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British physician, specialist in tropical diseases. From the description of Papers, 1923-1957, [bulk 1930-1932]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35315438 Sir Ronald Ross, 1857-1932, began his career in 1881, in the Indian Medical Service. In 1888, after studying public health and bacteriology, he concentrated on determining the cause of malaria in India. From 1895 to 1898 Ross studied mosquitoes and the malarial parasite plasmodium. He succeeded in demonstrating the p...

Sewall, Henry, 1855-1936

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University of Michigan. Hygienic Laboratory.

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Novey family.

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Osler, William, Sir, 1849-1919

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Born in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Osler was received his medical from McGill University in 1872. He became Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's first professor of medicine in 1889. Author of The Principles and Practices of Medicine (1892), Osler has been celled the father of psychosomatic medicine and the "most influential physician in history." From the description of Sir William Osler press clippings, 1905-1920. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14312601 ...

University of Michigan. Pasteur Institute.

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Established in 1903 to counter a rabies outbreak, the institute was the only public clinic in Michigan until 1925. The bulk of work was examining animals for suspected rabies. From the description of Pasteur Institute (University of Michigan), 1903-1953 (scattered) (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78226404 ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Medicine and Surgery. Class of 1891.

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Smith, Theobald, 1859-1934

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Theobald Smith (1859-1934) was Professor of Applied Zoology, and later Professor of Comparative Pathology at Harvard University from 1895 to 1914. Smith was a pathologist and parasitologist who first proved that insect hosts spread certain diseases to humans. His research also differentiated between bovine and human tubercle bacilli, and showed that vitamin difficiencies can lead to diseases in humans. Smith's research studies contributed to the control of diptheria, malaria, and yellow fever. ...

Kahn, Reuben L. (Reuben Leon), 1887-1979

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Professor of bacteriology and serology at University of Michigan, and developer of the precipitation test for syphilis. From the description of Reuben L. Kahn papers, 1915-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423278 Dr. Reuben L. Kahn, professor of bacteriology and serology at the University of Michigan from 1928 to 1956, is best known for developing the Kahn precipitation test for syphilis. However, Kahn, who remained an active researcher until...

Novy, Frederick G. (Frederick George), 1864-1957

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Professor of bacteriology, director of the Hygienic Laboratory, and dean of Medical School of University of Michigan. From the description of Frederick George Novy papers, 1882-1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418821 Frederick G. Novy was a respected bacteriologist at the University of Michigan, serving as director of the Hygienic Laboratory and Dean of the Medical School. Novy was born December 9, 1864 in Chicago, Illinois. He g...

Schaudinn, Friedrich Richard, 1871-1906

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Pettee, William Henry, 1838-1904

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William Henry Pettee (1838-1904), geologist and professor of mining engineering, studied at Lawrence Scientific School (later part of Harvard University) and continued his studies at the Royal Mining Academy in Freiberg from 1865-68. During the summer of 1869 he went with Josiah D. Whitney as part of the South Park Topographical Expedition to do field work in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and he also accompanied Whitney on the California State Geological Survey in 1870-71. From th...

Astor House (Mackinac Island, Mich.)

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Nicolle, Charles, 1866-1936

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Calmette, Gaston, 1858-1914

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French journalist, director of Le Figaro from 1902-1914, who made this newspaper one of the most important forces in the French press. He was killed in his office by the wife of the French minister of finance, Joseph Caillaux, against whom Calmette had conducted a journalistic campaign accusing him of corruption. From the description of Gaston Calmette letters, undated. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936868 ...

Norris, Charles, 1867-1935.

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Nuttall, George Henry Falkiner, 1862-1937

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Rich, John T. (John Treadway), 1841-1926

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Born in Conneautville, Pennsylvania, April 23, 1841.Came to Michigan in 1848 and was a farmer. From 1872-1880 a representative in the State Legislature; 1880, in Senate; 1881, U.S. House of Representatives; commissioner of Railroads, 1887-1891; Governor of Michigan., 1892-1896; collector of customs, Detroit, 1898-1906; State treasurer, 1908-1913; collector of customs, Port Huron, Michigan 1908-1913; died in St. Petersburg, Florida, 1925. (from Cong. Dir.) (blue index cards) From the ...

Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly), 1873-1934

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Vaughan, Victor C. (Victor Clarence), 1851-1929

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Dean of the Department of Medicine and Surgery in the Medical School of University of Michigan. From the description of Victor C. Vaughan papers, 1876-1879 and 1904. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422068 ...

Smith House (Ann Arbor, Mich.)

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Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) U.S. ph...

Ehrlich, Paul, 1854-1915

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Paul Ehrlich was a scientist and the winner of the 1908 Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine. From the description of [Letter c.1906, Frankfurt, to] Moizia / P[aul] E[hrlich]. (University of Missouri -- Columbia. Health Sciences Library). WorldCat record id: 164437908 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the ...

Koch, Robert, 1843-1910

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Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (b. 11 December 1843, Clausthal, Kingdom of Hanover – d. 27 May 1910, Baden Baden, Germany), physician and microbiologist. As one of the main founders of modern bacteriology, he identified the specific causative agents of tuberculosis, cholera, and anthrax but also gave experimental support for the concept of infectious disease, which included experiments on humans and other animals. Koch created and improved laboratory technologies and techniques in the field of mic...

Langley, John Williams, 1841-1918.

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Professor of chemistry at University of Michigan and Case Institute. From the description of John Williams Langley papers, 1871-1917. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419228 ...

Marshall, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1866-1927

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Johnson, Otis Coe, 1839-1912

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Ricketts, Howard Taylor, 1871-1910

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Pathologist. B.S., University of Nebraska, 1894. M.D., Northwestern University, 1897. Research fellow in pathology, Rush Medical College, 1898-1900. Associate in the Department of Pathology and Bacteriology, University of Chicago, 1902-1904; assistant professor, 1904-1910. Professor of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, 1910. From the description of Papers, 1891-1977 (inclusive), 1891-1910 (bulk). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246913 ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Medicine and Surgery. Class of 1906.

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Behrens, Charles August, 1885-1950.

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De Kruif, Paul, 1890-1971

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De Kruif received a B.S. degree in 1912 from the University of Michigan. As a Rockefeller fellow, he became a researcher in bacteriology at Michigan. Narrowing his specialty to microbiology, he earned a Ph. D. in 1916. In order to supplement his income from research he began writing free-lance. de kruif collaborated with Sinclair Lewis on "Arrowsmith" and was a contributing editor for Reader's Digest for more than twenty years. From the description of Papers, 1885-1971. (Joint Archiv...

University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Breakey, William Fleming, 1835-1915.

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Professor in the Medical School of the University of Michigan. From the description of William Fleming Breakey papers, 1876-1909 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420599 American surgeon, volunteered as doctor for the Union forces during the Civil War. On the faculty of University of Michigan for 44 years. From the description of Fleming William Breakey papers, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397932 ...

Prescott, A. B. (Albert Benjamin), 1832-1905

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Professor of chemistry at the University of Michigan. From the description of A.B. Prescott papers, 1865-1877 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418885 ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Medicine and Surgery. Class of 1912.

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