Archer WH. Chronological history of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia, 1939.
Catalog Record: Archer WH. Chronological history of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia, 1939.
Title: Chronological history of Horace Wells, discoverer of anesthesia / by W. Harry Archer.
Author: Archer, W. Harry (William Harry).
WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 W4a RB
Accession NO.: 786
Publisher: Pittsburgh : A.R. Plantz, 1939.
Physical Description: , 16 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Provenance: Signed with compliments of the author.
Subject: Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Subject: Ether Controversy – letter.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.
Subject: Wells, Horace – Biography.
Abstract: Archer utilized material never before available from Horace Wells’ daybook to elicit the fact that Wells lectured and demonstrated nitrous oxide anesthesia sometime in January 1845.
Content Notes: This item contains the A.R. Plantz publication followed by the reprint from the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, v.7(10), 1939 p.1140-1169. The following are also included: Historical notes on Horace Wells [reprinted from Dental Rays, v.14(3), 1939] – The history of anesthesia [reprinted from Proceedings of the Dental Centenary Celebration, Mar. 1940] – The discovery of anesthesia: analysis of the contributions of Davy, Faraday, Hickman, Long, Wells, Morton and Jackson [reprinted from Anesthesia and Analgesia, Mar.-Apr. 1942].
General Notes: Read at the 17th General Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Cleveland, Ohio, March 1939.
General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics May 6, 2009.
General Notes: Subsequently published in the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, v. 7(10): 1939.