Entry on Phineas Gage in Manuscript Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Volume One

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Title

Entry on Phineas Gage in Manuscript Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Volume One

Subject

Gage, Phineas
Warren Anatomical Museum
Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 1818-1890

Description

The Warren Anatomical Museum contains the Descriptive Catalogue Volume One manuscript in the collection. This would have been the original museum intake record of the Gage related materials in the Warren Anatomical Museum collection. Entry 1527 (#00950) discuss the cast, entry 1528 (#00951) discusses a skull casts, and 1529 (#36106) mentions the iron bar from the accident.

Abstract

Description of Phineas Gage in the Warren Anatomical Museum Manuscript Catalogue

Creator

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

Date Created

1850-1870

Contributor

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

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Vol. 2, 1866, 1866. Warren Anatomical Museum Records, 1835-2010 (inclusive), 1971-1991 (bulk). Harvard Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass. Series 00012: II. Collection Registration Records, 1835-1996, undated., 1835-1996, box number 13.

Is Referenced By

Format

text

Extent

Descriptive Catalogue (2 pages)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

00012_013_001_ref

Scripto

Transcription

1527-32. 251

1527. Cast in plaster of a man’s head, tho’ which an bar, weighing 13 ¼ lbs, pressed; the man not merely recovering very rapidly, but being able to convey freely and astionally about immediately after the accident. The cast shows how the frontal lobe was lifted up in the upward left and age of the bar thro’ the head. The case was purchased by Dr. B. in the American Journal of Medical Sciences for July 1850. For a copy of the case see a collection of Pamphlets by Dr. B. in the College Library. – 1856. Dr. H. J. Bigelow

1528. A skull prepared by Dr. B. to show the course that the bar must have taken in traveling the head, in the case above referred to. – 1858. Dr. H. J. Bigelow.

1529. A cast in iron of the bar above referred to H. was made at the Foundry near the College; the original having been deposited in the Cabinet of the College for some time. – 1856. Warren Museum.

Files

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Citation

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879 and Warren Anatomical Museum, “Entry on Phineas Gage in Manuscript Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum, Volume One,” OnView, accessed June 21, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/25390.