This collection consists of a rosewood box of surgical instruments, c. 1850-60; late 19th century mahogany chased surgical instruments by Tiemann of NY. Mid-nineteenth century mahogany chest with mold bloom small glass bottles (mid 1800s); early 20th century IV infusion set; and a direct infusion set with “automatic” stock-cock from the early 1900s.
Handwritten book of prescriptions and recipes believed to have belonged to George H. Cary, a Louisville druggist from 1827 until a few years before his death in 1886.
This collection consists of a cast iron mortar and pestle used by Dr. Cawein in his pharmacy.
This collection contains Dr. Cecil's “Notes on Professor Holloway’s Clinical Lectures at Hospital College of Medicine and City Hospital, 1st course,” 291 pages; and miscellaneous correspondence from 1893.
This small body of reports and bulletins was gathered from multiple sources into an artificial collection. The most valuable item is a set of annual reports from 1873 to 1877. All of the rest date from 1960s, with the latest from 1967.
Photographs, correspondence, reports, photographs and patient records of polio patients from Children's Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky 1955-1962. The patient records are restricted access.
This collection consists of photos from Dr. Churney's medical school and residency, plus his 1953 diploma.
This collection of medical instruments includes a Lebenswecker, large brass lancet, small lancet in case, silverplate bleeding bowl inscribed W.J. Baird, bone saw with black handle, horse-shoe tourniquet, Johnson and Johnson aseptic guaze in package, and a set of bone cutting forceps marked Charriere-Paris.
This collection contains biographical information pertaining to Dr. Clay, a publications list, group photos of two residency classes and the medical student trip to Eli Lilly, original manuscripts and reprints of articles, continuing education information, course materials for classes he taught at UofL, and a medical bag with his initials, containing mostly 1950s drug samples and some instruments, including WWII medical officers canvas instrument roll.