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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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