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Victor Robinson Papers 1898-1947
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Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, original typescripts, unpublished monographs, articles, notes, and biographical data. Correspondence consists of general correspondence and that pertaining to Encyclopedia sexualis (1933-36). Biographical data relates to contributors to the encyclopedia, and to Chicago otologists. Monographs, articles and drafts include "The price of prudery"; "Riddle of the underworld" (1921) by Ralph Werther; "History of aviation medicine" by Claude Bernard; "Prostitution in France" by Gabriel Giroud; "Sisters in calamity" by Thomas De Quincey; and "Recollections of a prison physician" by Leon Clement Bizard. Contains original typescripts of "Victory over pain: a history of anesthesia"; and "White caps: the story of nursing" (1945). Correspondents are extensive. The Fielding Garrison correspondence (1915-33, ca. 135 items) and drafts of articles by Garrison are arranged separately.

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