William J. Morton Papers, 1871-1916.


William J. Morton Papers, 1871-1916.

The collection is comprised of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; a photo album of cancer patients; correspondence; reprints of his published journal articles; and contact lists. The majority of the scrapbooks contain newspaper articles documenting his work with X-rays and the use of trypsin, of which he was a strong proponent, as a cure for cancer. The scrapbooks also contain various other articles relating to Dr. Morton, or that he found of interest, including several on the protection of dogs from vivisection.

.6 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize container)




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Morton, William J. (William James), 1846-1920

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Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868

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Physician, one of the first to discover the anesthetic properties of ether. From the description of Papers, 1853 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230311 ...