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Cuanderos and Their World, Past and Present

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Salcido, Sally
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

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.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

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.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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

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.
Date: November 23, 1939
Creator: Heck, F. J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

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

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.
Date: November 10, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & McNaught, James B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

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

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Muller, H. J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

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

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

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

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.
Date: October 14, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

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

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.
Date: October 10, 1939
Creator: Myers, J. N.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to Frank J. Heck - October 18, 1939]

Description: Letter from Dr. Meyer Bodansky to Dr. Frank J. Heck, who is from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The letter, which is dated October 18, 1939, discloses the account of a mother and her young boy who was diagnosed with leukemia. Dr. Bodansky explains that he is trying to help the mother, who insists on going to a known "charlatan" physician, who falsely claims that the boy has malaria. Dr. Bodansky describes some of the boy's blood tests and informs Dr. Heck that he has enclosed two smears with the letter to examine. Dr. Bodansky requests that Dr. Heck feel free to comment or advise on the issue.
Date: October 18, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and Floyd A. Norman - March 1940]

Description: Letter to Dr. Meyer Bodansky from Dr. Floyd A. Norman dated March 22, 1940. The letter describes an outbreak of a gastro-intestinal disease among children in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Floyd asks for help analyzing the causes of the disease. Dr. Bodansky replied on March 27, 1940, saying that he does not have the tools available to analyze the sample.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Norman, Floyd A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to A. T. Milhorat - September 20, 1939]

Description: Letter from Dr. Meyer Bodansky to Dr. A. T. Milhorat, who is from the Cornell University Medical College and the New York Hospital. The letter thanks Dr. Milhorat for sending eight articles concerning his work over diseases of muscle. The letter is dated September 20, 1939.
Date: September 20, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Eleanor Bodansky to Oscar Bodansky - April 17, 1942]

Description: Letter from Eleanor Bodansky to her brother-in-law, Oscar Bodansky, informing him that she has mailed several signed papers to a publishing company, named Wiley. The letter also speaks of many personal items, including Eleanor's health, her day to day activities, the well-being of her children, and other people with whom she spends her time.
Date: April 17, 1942
Creator: Bodansky, Eleanore A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Moise D. Levy to Meyer Bodansky - October 10, 1940]

Description: Letter to Dr. Meyer Bodansky from Dr. Moise D. Levy, from the Medical Arts Building in Houston, Texas. In the letter, which is dated October 10, 1940, Dr. Levy informs Dr. Bodansky that s/he has received a copy of one of his publications. S/he thanks him for the book and wishes him a "pleasant Yom Kippur".
Date: October 10, 1940
Creator: Levy, Moise D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries