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 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
An Account of the Early History of  Surgery in Texas

An Account of the Early History of Surgery in Texas

Date: 1932
Creator: Singleton, Albert O.
Description: This presidential address covers the early history of surgery in Texas, including the development of the specialty, early surgical procedures, the first medical associations and organizations, as well as discussions of notable Texas surgeons.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
A City Plan for Dallas

A City Plan for Dallas

Date: 1911
Creator: Kessler, George E.
Description: Report of the Park Board in Dallas, Texas, including the text of the proposed city plan, called the "Kessler Plan." The plan describes suggested changes to the city including building levees; creating a belt railroad; building a union station; creating freight terminals; organizing a civic center; eliminating railroad grade crossings in downtown districts; extending roads in downtown areas; building parks, parkways, and boulevards; and adding playgrounds throughout the city. The text includes accompanying drawings and illustrations. The fiscal report of the Park Board is included at the end of the book.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Constitution and By-Laws of the Texas Eclectic Medical Association of the State of Texas

Constitution and By-Laws of the Texas Eclectic Medical Association of the State of Texas

Date: 1891
Creator: Texas Eclectic Medical Association
Description: This pamphlet contains the text of the Texas Eclectic Medical Association's constitution and by-laws, including the purpose of the Association, membership information, election of officers, resolutions, ethics, as well as other rules and regulations.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Coroner Inquest

Coroner Inquest

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Ledger containing coroner's inquest information and related notes for deaths in Harris County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Harris County Archives
[Dallas Farmers' Market Scrapbook]

[Dallas Farmers' Market Scrapbook]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Scrapbook of photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, and ephemera documenting various activities and events at the Dallas Farmers' Market. Some inserted materials (letters and photographs) are included at the end of the book.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
A Frontier Doctor

A Frontier Doctor

Date: 1929
Creator: Hoyt, Henry Franklin
Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Henry Franklin Hoyt chronicles his family's history, his upbringing on a small farm in Minnesota, his work as a surgeon in New Mexico, Chicago, California, Texas and the Philippines, along with many other miscellaneous adventures.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Inquest Proceedings

Inquest Proceedings

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Ledger containing inquest proceedings and related notes for deaths in Harris County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Harris County Archives
Investigations into the Nature, Causation, and Prevention of Texas or Southern Cattle Fever

Investigations into the Nature, Causation, and Prevention of Texas or Southern Cattle Fever

Date: 1893
Creator: Smith, Theobold
Description: This book serves as "a report on the nature, causation, and prevention of Texas cattle fever" (p. 9) or the infection of cattle by ticks. It includes statistical tables and illustrations of red blood corpuscles infected by ticks. Index begins on page 297.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
[Lillian Gunter's Steno Book]

[Lillian Gunter's Steno Book]

Date: 1903/1963?
Creator: Gunter, Lillian
Description: Notebook filled with notes written by Miss Lillian Gunter. The text appears to include speeches, mathematical notation, and other notes. Accompanying information suggests that some of the information may be related to the Cooke County Library bookmobile, and some speeches also seem to refer to World War I and city preparations.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor

The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor

Date: 1914
Creator: Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.)
Description: This book serves to expose fraudulent doctors, practitioners and other professionals who treat individuals without the proper licenses. It includes detailed descriptions of malpractice, letters from a fake professor, newspaper advertisements for fake treatments and cures, as well as other miscellaneous prosecutions in Bexar County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
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