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Cuanderos and Their World, Past and Present

Cuanderos and Their World, Past and Present

Date: unknown
Creator: Salcido, Sally
Description: Research paper written by Sally Salcido for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It describes the cuanderos - or quack-healers in Hispanic culture. The paper lists several diseases and remedies used by cuanderos.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a child in an iron lung in the polio ward of Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. The photograph is taken from below the iron lung so that the face of the child can be seen in the mirror above him. Beside the iron lung is a table and flowers.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two child patients in the polio ward of Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. In the foreground is an iron lung with a young female patient inside. Behind is a crib with another young patient.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from F. J. Heck to Meyer Bodansky - November 23, 1939]

[Letter from F. J. Heck to Meyer Bodansky - November 23, 1939]

Date: November 23, 1939
Creator: Heck, F. J.
Description: Letter from Dr. F. J. Heck to Dr. Meyer Bodansky, dated November 23, 1939. The letter thanks Dr. Bodansky for a previous letter, and discusses a specific case of a child who has been diagnosed with leukemia.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and James B. McNaught - November 1939]

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and James B. McNaught - November 1939]

Date: November 10, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & McNaught, James B.
Description: Letters between Dr. Meyer Bodansky, who is from the University of Texas School of Medicine, and Dr. James B. McNaught, who is from the School of Medicine at Stanford University. The first letter is from Dr. McNaught, and is dated November 10, 1939. The letter informs Dr. Bodansky that he is being sent two live rats for experimentation. The letter continues to explain specific details on how to go about performing an experiment that observes how rats respond to a trichinosis infection. The second letter, which is a response from Dr. Bodansky, is dated November 16, 1939. The letter thanks Dr. McNaught for sending the rats, and states that a refund is included for the cost of shipping the animals.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
[Letter from H. J. Muller to Dr. Meyer Bodansky - January 22, 1930]

[Letter from H. J. Muller to Dr. Meyer Bodansky - January 22, 1930]

Date: unknown
Creator: Muller, H. J.
Description: Letter to Dr. Meyer Bodansky from Dr. H. J. Muller from the Department of Zoology at the University of Texas at Austin dated January 22, 1930. The letter contains information regarding the treatment of a patient with cystinuria, as well as the genes that carry the disease. A drawing on the third page of the letter illustrates how the disease is passed down from parent to child.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and the Journal of the American Medical Association - November 1926]

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and the Journal of the American Medical Association - November 1926]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Description: Correspondence between Dr. Meyer Bodansky and the Journal of American Medical Association, dated November 17th, 1926, seeking permission to use information from an article written by J. P. Mendel in Volume 64 of the journal in Bodansky's upcoming textbook. The Journal of the A.M.A replied on November 24th, 1926, granting permission to Dr. Bodansky to use the information.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
Telephone Conversation between Dr. Spies and Dr. Brindley, July 30, 1941

Telephone Conversation between Dr. Spies and Dr. Brindley, July 30, 1941

Date: July 30, 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Manuscript of a telephone conversation between Dr. Brindley and Dr. Spies on the autopsy conducted on Dr. Meyer Bodansky's body and Dr. Brindley's findings.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to T. U. Marron - October 14, 1939]

[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to T. U. Marron - October 14, 1939]

Date: October 14, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Description: Letter from Dr. Meyer Bodansky to Dr. T. U. Marron, who is from the Department of Pathology at the Iowa Lutheran Hospital. The letter, which is dated October 14, 1939, thanks Dr. Bodansky for sending a list of requested references, and assures him that Dr. Marron would not be able to acquire decent references without his help.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
[Letter from J. N. Myers to Meyer Bodansky - October 10, 1939]

[Letter from J. N. Myers to Meyer Bodansky - October 10, 1939]

Date: October 10, 1939
Creator: Myers, J. N.
Description: Letter from J. N. Myers, who is the Manager of the Medical-Public Health Department at the Macmillan Company, to Dr. Meyer Bodansky. The letter, which is dated October 10, 1939, informs Dr. Bodansky that a copy of a signed contract concerning the publication of his work by the company is enclosed with the letter.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
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