An attempt to investigate some obscure and undecided doctrines in relation to small-pox, varioloid and vaccination

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Title

An attempt to investigate some obscure and undecided doctrines in relation to small-pox, varioloid and vaccination

Subject

Bell, Luther Vose, 1806-1862
Inscriptions
Bookplates

Description

The endpapers of this short work on smallpox vaccination contain a bookplate of Dr. Addison Marshall Clark (1857-1919), an Ohio surgeon, along with an 1894 inscription from Dr. Howard A. Kelly (1853-1943), presenting it to William Osler as “a small addition to your Americana.” It was then given by Osler to Joseph Hersey Pratt in 1905 who intended to give it to the Osler Library at McGill University in 1930 but then also presented it to Dr. Conrad Wesselhoeft of Boston, in 1943, before its donation to the Boston Medical Library.

Abstract

Inside cover and flyleaf of Luther Vose Bell's 1836 An attempt to investigate some obscure and undecided doctrines in relation to small-pox, varioloid and vaccination, showing bookplates and inscriptions

Creator

Bell, Luther Vose, 1806-1862

Publisher

Marsh, Capen and Lyon

Date Created

1836

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Sir William Osler Collection of the Boston Medical Library (RC183.A2B41 c.2)

Format

text

Extent

Inside cover and flyleaf

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002841

Provenance

Gift of Joseph Hersey Pratt, M.D., to the Boston Medical Library, 1955

Files

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Citation

Bell, Luther Vose, 1806-1862, “An attempt to investigate some obscure and undecided doctrines in relation to small-pox, varioloid and vaccination,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed October 22, 2020, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13078.

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