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Description: Patent for a vibrator to be used for treating diseases and massage treatment.
Date: December 31, 1907
Creator: Swindell, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Record of Research Council Meeting - January 9, 1941]

Description: Record of a Research Council meeting at the University of Texas Medical Branch including discussion of treatment options for specific patients, proper protocol regarding the treatment of said patients and inspection of the quarters for laboratory animals.
Date: January 9, 1941
Creator: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Research Council.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT


Description: Patent for improvement in beauty pillow which is slanted to draw the skin back toward the scalp to prevent wrinkling. Illustration is included.
Date: May 4, 1909
Creator: Fitze, Eloise
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a bust developer which is battery operated and attaches cups to the breasts to draw the blood into the breast area and cause them to enlarge.
Date: October 12, 1909
Creator: Eganhouse, John G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Dipping Lumber.

Description: Patent for a device for dipping lumber in a "soda" bath for preventing mildewing that allows the operator of the sawmill to determine which logs go through the bath.
Date: August 9, 1910
Creator: Baten, William Lucian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Message from Francisco Yxart to Spanish Officials]

Description: Message from Francisco Yxart to officials with a method for the treatment of measles to be followed and distributed among the different jurisdictions. Following the message, town authorities have signed the document acknowledging their having received the message from Yxart. The document has tape on the edges of the paper, and has a few small stains.
Date: 1804-03~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Vials of Medication]

Description: Two vials of the drug Compound Q. This non-FDA approved medication was acquired by the Dallas Buyer’s Club for the treatment of AIDS. The vials have serial numbers and words written in Chinese characters as well as dosages written on the sides.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Treatise on the Eclectic Southern Practice of Medicine

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.
Date: 1854
Creator: Massie, J. Cam.
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Medical Compond

Description: Patent for “medical compound designed for the treatment of diseases of the throat and lungs” (lines 10-12).
Date: December 21, 1880
Creator: Rippetoe, Amasa
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Tanning Hides.

Description: Patent for "an improved process of tanning hides in an expeditious and economical manner, and to produce a fine quality of leather" (lines 8-11). The limed and haired hides are baited thrice, afterwards the hides are packed into "tanning-vats with bark and covering them with a solution of alum and water" (lines 80-82). The hides are then leached in salt water and scoured and dried.
Date: July 14, 1896
Creator: Rogers, John Charsley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department