Sims JM. History of the discovery of anæsthesia, 1879.

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Catalog Record: Sims JM. History of the discovery of anæsthesia, 1879.

Title: History of the discovery of anæsthesia / by J. Marion Sims.

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Author: Sims, J. Marion (James Marion), 1813-1883.

WLM Call Number: WO 211 S614 1879 RB

Accession No.: 3466

Publisher: New York : [s.n.], 1879.

Physical Descrip 14 p. ; 24 cm

Document Type: Journal Reprint

Language: eng

Provenance: Cover of copy 1 inscribed with “Presented to R.M. Waters/ Summer 1947/ by Sha— N. Cou—.”

Subject: Ether Controversy – Letter.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.
Subject: Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878.

Type of Trace: Reprinted from
Title: Virginia Medical Monthly [May 1877].

Abstract: In this reprint, Sims argues that Crawford Long was the first to apply ether anesthesia in a surgical procedure. Sims also acknowledges Sir Humphry Davy’s role in the discovery of surgical anesthesia and speculates that had Davy been a surgeon, he would have made the discovery himself.

General Notes: “Compliments of the author” [printed on cover of copy 1].

General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics August 23, 2010.

General Notes: Copy 2 in ‘Multiple Copies’ archival box, in ‘archive’ row of RBR.