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 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
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.
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