Autopsy of Dr. John Collins Warren (1778-1856)

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Title

Autopsy of Dr. John Collins Warren (1778-1856)

Subject

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879
Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856
Excerpts
Autopsies

Description

John Barnard Swett Jackson was Harvard Medical School's first professor of pathological anatomy and first curator of the Warren Anatomical Museum. He published catalogues of the specimens in the museum of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement (1847) as well as the Warren (1870).

Four days after John Collins Warren's death, Dr. Jackson, with the assistance of Calvin Ellis, examined the body and produced this report. Dr. Warren's bones were subsequently preserved and kept for educational purposes in the Warren Anatomical Museum.

Abstract

Excerpt from John Barnard Swett Jackson's autopsy report for John Collins Warren (1778-1856)

Creator

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879

Date Created

1856 May 08

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Harvard Medical Library Rare Books Collection (H MS b 3.10)

Format

text

Extent

excerpt (1 page)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002653

Provenance

Transferred from the Warren Anatomical Museum to the Harvard Medical Library, 1987

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002653_dref.jpg

Citation

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879, “Autopsy of Dr. John Collins Warren (1778-1856),” OnView, accessed July 18, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12775.