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James Givens Carpenter medical instruments

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1073
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.

Dates

  • 1850-1900

Creator

Extent

2 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

James G. Carpenter was born in Lincoln County, Kentucky, the son of Hugh Logan and Elizabeth Morrison Bright Carpenter. He graduated from the University of the City of New York Medical Department in 1875 and was President of the Kentucky Medical Association in 1911. He married Lillian Marinda Fish and they had four known children: Lillie Tevis Carpenter, James G Carpenter, Hubert C Carpenter and Josephine P Carpenter Elston.
Title
James Givens Carpenter medical instruments
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson, Mary K. Marlatt
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
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Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766