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The Phenological & Physiological Register

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 _______."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Portrait of Asa Hoxey

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

[Quinine Sulfate]

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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

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

[City Drug]

Description: Photograph of the interior of City Drug Store in Hereford, Texas, owned by Louie and George LeGrand. Bottles of medicine lines the shelves.
Date: 1960~
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

[U.S. Army Supply Train]

Description: Photograph of an Army supply train. These wagons contained part of the supplies for the 3rd Cavalry Field Hospital.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Soldiers Carrying a Wounded Man]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Soldiers carrying a wounded man on an army cot. The group of soldiers are carrying their wounded man across the Santa Fe Bridge and into El Paso. The bridge is located on the south end of downtown El Paso at the end of south El Paso Street. The building behind the men is the U.S. Customs House.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ambulance Corps]

Description: Photograph of Ambulance Corps #2 and Field Hospital Corps #2 in Pennsylvania. This postcard is addressed to Miss India McKenzie, 5922 – 457h Avenue SE, (unknown) City. The postcard is postmarked out of Portland, Oregon, 12 July 1917.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Speculum

Description: Patent for an improved version of the speculum, a gynecological instrument, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Morrow, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that he 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.
Date: 1863- 03-29
Creator: Fentress, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

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.
Date: March 29, 1863
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Your Health Care Guide, 2012

Description: This document is a health guide for the Texas Health and Human Service commission for the 2012 edition.
Date: 2012
Creator: Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compress.

Description: Patent for "surgical instruments which are used for stopping the flow of blood during an amputation or other similar operation." (Lines 12-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Burton, Edwin L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Tonic Remedies.

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.
Date: January 11, 1876
Creator: Rucker, Benjamin Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improved Medical Preparation.

Description: Patent for an invention of a powder that is said to aid in curing scurvy. The patent includes a description, instructions, but no illustration(s).
Date: June 11, 1867
Creator: Lege, Charles L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Belt and Appliances

Description: Patent for a more comfortable electrical belt with adjustable electrodes and an improved battery.
Date: August 19, 1890
Creator: Williams, Robert E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Impregnating Liquids with Gases.

Description: Patent for a new and improved apparatus for impregnating liquids with gases. This design "relates to apparatus for impregnating water or other suitable liquid with the fumes emanating from the consumption of a combustible composition of matter, such as sulphur, which when ignited emits a gas containing suitable medicinal qualities" (lines 14-19). It consists in "the closed reservoir for containing the liquid, having windows upon opposite walls thereof, of the transverse beam having its ends supported in said windows, the sulphur-containing vessel . . . the man-hole, the air-hole, and cocks" (lines 4-10).
Date: October 8, 1889
Creator: Radam, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liniment

Description: Patent for "a medical compound or liniment for the alleviation and cure of wounds, especially those occasioned by barb-wire fences, burns, bruises, sprains, rheumatism, frost-bites, and hemorrhoids on man or beast" (lines 11-15).
Date: October 7, 1890
Creator: Doppelmayer, Mayer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ointment for Skin Diseases

Description: Patent for "a liniment or ointment for the treatment of ring worm or cutaneous troubles, and the compound is described in the following specification and claim" (lines 10-13).
Date: April 4, 1890
Creator: Bergmann, Anton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Veterinary Medicine

Description: Patent for "a compound for the eradication of screw-worms in animals, and it has for its object toprovide a simple and inexpensive compound of this character which will quickly and efficiently destroy the worms, and at the same time serve as both an astringent and antiseptic to the wound" (lines 10-16).
Date: April 22, 1890
Creator: Youngkin, John A. & Youngkin, Josiah S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liniment

Description: Patent for "improvements in that class of topical remedies which are compounded for the purpose of relieving rheumatism, neuralgia, gout, toothache, sprains, swellings, bruises, sores, and similar afflictions. . .To these I add cotton-seed oil in sufficient quantity to make one quart of the medicine, the root and bark of the trumpet flower and the root of the pokeberry being boiled in the latter and the ammonia and turpentine being added on the cooling of the mixture" (lines 11-16, 31-37).
Date: December 16, 1890
Creator: Meinen, Diedrich
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department