Victor Robinson papers, 1898-1947.


Robinson, Victor, 1886-1947. Victor Robinson papers, 1898-1947.

Victor Robinson papers, 1898-1947.

The collection contains correspondence, original typescripts, unpublished monographs, articles, notes, and biographical data. Correspondence consists of general correspondence and that pertaining to Encyclopedia sexualis (1933-36). Biographical data relates to contributors to the encyclopedia, and to Chicago otologists. Monographs, articles and drafts include The price of prudery; Riddle of the underworld (1921); History of aviation medicine by Claude Bernard; Prostitution in France by Gabriel Giroud; Sisters in calamity by Thomas De Quincey; and Recollections of a prison physician by Leon Clement Bizard. Contains original typescripts of Victory over pain: a history of anesthesia; and White caps: the story of nursing (1945). Correspondents are extensive. The Fielding Garrison correspondence (1915-33, ca. 135 items) and drafts of articles by Garrison are arranged separately.

2.94 linear ft. (7 boxes)

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Robinson, Victor, 1886-1947 (person)

Victor Robinson (1886-1947), son of a Russian physician, was born in the Ukraine. He studied pharmacy at New York University and the New York College of Pharmacy and law at Columbia University. Robinson received his doctor of medicine degree from the Chicago College of Medicine and Surgery (now Loyola University) in 1917. He founded the journal Medical Life, the first in the English language on the history of medicine, and helped organize the History of Science Society in 1924. In 1932 he photog...

Garrison, Fielding H. (Fielding Hudson), 1870-1935 (person)

Author of medical works, ed. of Index Medicus, 1903-1927, Librarian, Welch Medical Library, Baltimore, from 1930. From the description of Letters, to [W.G.?] Shules, 1931-1934. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369734 George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Medical librarian and histo...