82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1273, Chapter 1342

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1273, Chapter 1342

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the lawful manufacture, distribution, and possession of and prescriptions for controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Phenological & Physiological Register

The Phenological & Physiological Register

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The cover has an illustration of a person's head with each phrenological 'section' diagrammed. Under the picture, there is text with blanks to be filled in that says, "With Chart, Describing the phrenological Developments of M______ as given by _______, Date _______."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Portrait of Asa Hoxey

Portrait of Asa Hoxey

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Oil on canvas painting of Asa Hoxey, Washington, Texas; laid on board and framed (not from period).
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Surgical Instrument.

Surgical Instrument.

Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Hawkes, James Patrick
Description: Patent for "a tractor device...especially adapted for use in vesico-vaginal fistula operations, but which may advantageously be employed in operating upon other fistulas." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Quinine Sulfate]

[Quinine Sulfate]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Brown glass cylindrical bottle with black metal screw cap. Contents are white, soft, bead-like. White label with black print, "40 GRAINSS--25 CENT SIZE; QUININE SULFATE; USP XI; Keep container well closed and protected from light.; Packed by RIGO MANUFACTURING CO.; Nashville, Tenn." Label continues with directions for use and warnings.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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
[Transcript of Letter from  David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

Date: March 29, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Improvement in Remedies for Dropsy.

Improvement in Remedies for Dropsy.

Date: November 14, 1876
Creator: Lawhon, David W.
Description: Patent for a medical compound to alleviate dropsy, consisting of grape-vine, spirits of niter, oil of grape-vine, extract of Spanish apple root, and common salt. Includes instructions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Tonic Remedies.

Improvement in Tonic Remedies.

Date: January 11, 1876
Creator: Rucker, Benjamin Franklin
Description: Patent for a medicinal compound consisting of sulphate quinine, diluted sulphuric acid, purified chinoidine, sulphate iron, sulphate magnesia, peppermint oil, and saturated quassia-water. Includes instructions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2389, Chapter 1227

80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2389, Chapter 1227

Date: 2007-05/2007-06
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the right of a minor in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to consent to medical, dental, psychological, and surgical treatment.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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