McManus J. Notes on the history of anaesthesia ; The Wells memorial celebration at Hartford, 1894 ; Early records of dentists in Connecticut, 1896.
Catalog Record: McManus J. Notes on the history of anaesthesia ; The Wells memorial celebration at Hartford, 1894 ; Early records of dentists in Connecticut, 1896.
Title: Notes on the history of anaesthesia ; The Wells memorial celebration at Hartford, 1894 ; Early records of dentists in Connecticut / by James McManus.
Author: McManus, James.
WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 M227 1896 RB
Accession NO.: Copy 1, 8027
Publisher: Hartford : Clark & Smith, 1896.
Physical Description: 116 p. ; 24 cm.
Provenance: Copy 1 is the 98th copy of this limited edition [200 copies were printed in total]. It is inscribed with the author’s autograph to Charles D. Cook of Brooklyn. ; Copy 2 is the 163rd copy, inscribed to Dr. Horace S. Fuller, of Hartford, by the author.
Subject: Anesthesia in dentistry.
Subject: Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Subject: Ether Controversy – letter.
Subject: Dentists – Connecticut.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.
Abstract: This book honors the 50th anniversary of the discovery of anesthesia by Horace Wells and consists of three sections. The first narrates the history of the discovery in favor of Wells as the discoverer. The second records the proceedings of the Wells Memorial Celebration held in Hartford, CT in Dec. 1894 and the third consists of records of dentists who were born and/or practiced dentistry in Connecticut.
Content Notes: Section 1: The history of anaesthesia — Section 2: The Wells Memorial Celebration in honor of the 50th anniversary of the discovery of anaesthesia, held in Hartford, CT. December 10th and 11th, 1894 — Section 3: Early record of dentists in Connecticut.
General Notes: Copy 3 is located at Pam WO 211 E81 M227 1896 RB. “Pam” in the call number indicates that this item is stored in the RBR pamphlet area in an archival box, by call number ; Copy 3 accession number: 2003.1.28.1.
General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics May 6, 2009.
General Notes: The proceedings section contains several eye-witness accounts from contemporaries of Horace Wells.