Boston Medical Library Holmes Collection

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Title

Boston Medical Library Holmes Collection

Subject

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

Description

Books, pamphlets, and other items by and about Oliver Wendell Holmes

Creator

Boston Medical Library

Collection Items

Oliver Wendell Holmes memorial sundial on the Charles River Esplanade
Photograph of the Oliver Wendell Holmes memorial and sundial on the Charles River Esplanade

Oliver Wendell Holmes coins the term "anesthesia"
In a letter to W. T. G. Morton, November 21, 1846, Holmes proposes the terms "anesthesia" and "anesthetic" to be used.
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