An Entry for the Iron Bar of Phineas Gage in the Warren Anatomical Museum Index

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Title

An Entry for the Iron Bar of Phineas Gage in the Warren Anatomical Museum Index

Subject

Gage, Phineas
Harlow, J. M. (John Martyn), 1819-1907
Warren Anatomical Museum
Index

Description

The entry marks the donation of the iron bar that went through Phineas Gage's head. Initially, the bar had been donated by Gage but then it was removed at his request in 1854. After Gage's death. Dr. Harlow obtained the bar with the approval of Gage's mother. He then donated it again into the Warren Anatomical Museum.

Creator

Warren Anatomical Museum

Date Created

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Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum. Series 00012: II. Collection Registration Records, 1835-1996, undated., 1835-1996,. Box 10. Folder 6.

Is Referenced By

An online guide to the collection is available.

Format

text

Extent

1 index (1 page)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

00012_010_001_ref

Scripto

Transcription

“An Iron bar that had been driven thro a man’s head. – Deposited by 3049 Mr. Phineas. P. Gage Dr. John Harlow”

Bar removed by Mr. E. – East of it”

Files

00012_010_001_ref.pdf

Citation

Warren Anatomical Museum, “An Entry for the Iron Bar of Phineas Gage in the Warren Anatomical Museum Index,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed December 6, 2019, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/index.php/items/show/25397.

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