[Manuscript and photographic material concerning Wm Morton's use of ether] 1904-1911.


[Manuscript and photographic material concerning Wm Morton's use of ether] 1904-1911.

Consists of letters (both manuscript and typed), copies of letters, and a photograph (1905) of the first operation photographed in which ether was used. This is probably the famous demonstration on October 16th, 1846, at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Correspondents are in Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Letters discuss deposition of materials in the National Museum, etc.

10 letters & photograph.


SNAC Resource ID: 7134886

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