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 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
A Treatise on the Eclectic Southern Practice of Medicine

A Treatise on the Eclectic Southern Practice of Medicine

Date: 1854
Creator: Massie, J. Cam.
Description: This book serves as a reference text on the theory and practice of medicine. It includes "a rapid sketch of the history...of medicine," practical medicinal remedies, in depth discussions of the modifications of many diseases, special pathology and therapeutics, and common surgery practices (p. 9). The index begins on page 713.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
President's Address, Delivered Before the 19th Session of the Texas State Medical Association

President's Address, Delivered Before the 19th Session of the Texas State Medical Association

Date: 1887
Creator: Nott, T. H.
Description: This booklet includes the text from an address to the Texas State Medical Association by T. H. Nott regarding the protection of patients from quacks and fraudulent doctors.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

Date: 1890
Creator: Corner, William
Description: This book serves as a guide and historical sketch of San Antonio, Texas. It includes descriptions of county and church records, interviews with memorable Texans, a discussion of the benefits of San Antonio climate to individuals suffering from lung disease, as well as descriptions of local churches, schools, public halls, parks and other establishments. Sidney Lanier's Historical Sketch is included beginning on page 68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
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
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
Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition

Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition

Date: 1894
Creator: Cerna, David
Description: The book serves as a pharmacology reference text. It includes physical characteristics, modern therapeutic applications and recommended dosages for various synthetic and natural drugs. An index of diseases begins on page 229, and a general index begins on page 243.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Queer, Quaint Old San Antonio: Its Climate in Throat and Lung Diseases

Queer, Quaint Old San Antonio: Its Climate in Throat and Lung Diseases

Date: 1895
Creator: Fisher, C. E.
Description: This book is about the climate of San Antonio, Texas, and its potential benefits to individuals suffering from lung illness and disease.
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
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
Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, R.
Description: This book serves as a "treatise on insect and animal life" (p. 4) in and around San Antonio, Texas. It discusses the life patterns and behavior of Texas insects, fish, reptiles and other animals, as well as the hunting practices of the time, all in great detail and with accompanying photographs.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
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