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Lyman A. Brewer Papers 1926-1989
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Title: Lyman A. Brewer Papers
Creator: Brewer, Lyman A.
Dates: 1926-1989
Extent: 26.67 linear feet (28 boxes + oversize)
Abstract:
Correspondence, notes and drafts, subject files, reprints, patient records, records of surgeries, and motion pictures documenting the practice, teaching, and authorship of thoracic surgeon Lyman Brewer, noted for his advances in emergency thoracotomy and wet lung war casualties (respiratory distress syndrome) born from his World War II experiences.

Call number: MS C 553
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine