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Finding Aid to the Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield, 1881

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Summary Information
Title: Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield
Creator: Woodward, Joseph Janvier, 1833-1884
Dates: 1881
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
Contains medical bulletins issued by attending physicians D. Hayes Agnes, J.K. Barnes, D. W. Bliss, Frank H. Hamilton, Robert Reyburn, and J.J. Woodward between July 6 - Sept. 19, 1881.

Call number: MS C 66
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions on access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Preferred Citation:

Woodward, Joseph Janvier. Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield. 1881. Located in: Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 066.

Provenance:

Unknown.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield, 1881

HMD Staff
Processed by HMD Staff
Encoded by Jim Labosier
Processing completed unknown; 2002

Descriptive Summary

Woodward, Joseph Janvier, 1833-1884Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield Dates: 18810.21 linear feet (1 box)MS C 66 Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Contains medical bulletins issued by attending physicians D. Hayes Agnes, J.K. Barnes, D. W. Bliss, Frank H. Hamilton, Robert Reyburn, and J.J. Woodward between July 6 - Sept. 19, 1881.Provenance:

Unknown.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions on access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

The National Library of Medicine believes these materials to be in the public domain. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation:

Woodward, Joseph Janvier. Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield. 1881. Located in: Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 066.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph J. Woodward (1833-84) was a surgeon in U.S. Army Medical Department. He is considered a pioneer in the field of microscopic photography. Woodward was among the surgeons attending President James Garfield after he was shot by Charles Guiteau.


Contains medical bulletins issued by attending physicians D. Hayes Agnes, J.K. Barnes, D. W. Bliss, Frank H. Hamilton, Robert Reyburn, and J.J. Woodward between July 6 - Sept. 19, 1881. Includes a manuscript, "Memorandum to be added to the record of the postmortem examination of the late President J. A. Garfield, Washington, D. C., Sept. 24, 1884" (2 p.), signed by J. J. Woodward and Daniel S. Lamb.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Homicide
    Personal Names

    • Agnes, D. Hayes
    • Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

    Series Descriptions

    11July 6 - August 19, 18812933066RX112August 19 - 22, 18812933066RX213August 23 - 25, 18812933066RX314August 26 - 28, 18812933066RX415August 29 - 31, 18812933066RX516September 1 - 4, 18812933066RX617September 5 - 7, 18812933066RX718September 8 - 11, 18812933066RX819September 12 - 15, 18812933066RX9110September 16 - 19, 18812933066RX10111 Memorandum, September 24, 18812933066RX11

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Contains medical bulletins issued by attending physicians D. Hayes Agnes, J.K. Barnes, D. W. Bliss, Frank H. Hamilton, Robert Reyburn, and J.J. Woodward between July 6 - Sept. 19, 1881. Includes a manuscript, "Memorandum to be added to the record of the postmortem examination of the late President J. A. Garfield, Washington, D. C., Sept. 24, 1884" (2 p.), signed by J. J. Woodward and Daniel S. Lamb.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
    1 1
    July 6 - August 19, 1881
    1 2
    August 19 - 22, 1881
    1 3
    August 23 - 25, 1881
    1 4
    August 26 - 28, 1881
    1 5
    August 29 - 31, 1881
    1 6
    September 1 - 4, 1881
    1 7
    September 5 - 7, 1881
    1 8
    September 8 - 11, 1881
    1 9
    September 12 - 15, 1881
    1 10
    September 16 - 19, 1881
    1 11
    Memorandum, September 24, 1881