Papers of Crawford Williamson Long, 1837-1930.
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Graduate of University of Michigan Medical School. From the description of William James Mayo papers, 1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418409 ...
Crawford Long, a Georgia native, received his education at Franklin College (University of Georgia). He completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania in 1839. After a short time in New York, Dr. Long returned to Georgia and spent his entire career there as a physician and surgeon. He is credited with performing the first operation with ether anesthesia on Mar. 30, 1842. From the guide to the The first patient to whom Crawford Williamson Long administered s[ulphuric...
James Marion Sims (1813-1883) was a surgeon and gynecologist who conducted experimental surgical procedures on enslaved women during the 1840s in Alabama. He later played a role in founding the Woman's Hospital (now a division of St. Luke's Hospital) in New York, N.Y. From the guide to the J. Marion Sims Papers, 1835-1884, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) From the description of J. Marion Sims Letters. 1858-1859; 188...