Harvey Williams Cushing papers, 1780-1988 (inclusive), 1888-1939 (bulk).

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Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939. Harvey Williams Cushing papers, 1780-1988 (inclusive), 1888-1939 (bulk).

Harvey Williams Cushing papers, 1780-1988 (inclusive), 1888-1939 (bulk).

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, and writings which document the professional career of Harvey Williams Cushing. The papers highlight Cushing's years on the staff of the Harvard Medical School and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. The papers include diaries from Cushing's service in World War I and travels in Europe, as well as his student notebooks. The papers also document his activities in various professional organizations, his research and writing, particularly on brain tumors, Sir William Osler, and book collecting. A complete collection of Cushing's reprints is also included.

30 linear ft.

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