Entries on Phineas Gage in the Medical College Museum Ledger

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Title

Entries on Phineas Gage in the Medical College Museum Ledger

Subject

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

Description

A ledger for the Medical College Museum detailing the financial purchases. Entries are associated with Phineas Gage are listed under December 1867, January 1868, February 1868, and September 1868. This includes transportation cost of the skull and iron and display materials for the museum exhibit of the "Crowbar."

Abstract

Financial Ledger with entries about Phineas Gage.

Creator

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

Date Created

undated

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Medical College Museum Ledger. Records of the Warren Anatomical Museum, AA 192.5. Countway Library of Medicine, Center for the History of Medicine.

Format

text

Extent

1 ledger (4 pages)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

AA192.5_001_001_ref

Scripto

Transcription

“December 1867 Approved bill for bringing skull and iron bar from California to Dr. Harlow 25-
...
January 1868 Recorded in full $29.98 Mr. Andrews went to ? in Dec. - 50 show, case bar from ? ? in Nov. -50
Brass wire returned and credited – 88

February “crow bar eye” sections ale? ? ? in SW. Francisco refunded Dr. Harlow 10
….
September Exchanges on Skull and Iron bar presented by Dr. J. M. Harlow Glass case for skull by Hughes $55. =
Mounting the skull – in-
chiding machinery for ?ing in by Stevens $20.45
Stand for the Iron bar by Hughes $14 =
Brass mounting for the Bar by Ho?er $21 =
The very ingenious and expressive Locks for the Bar was presented by Dr. H. J. Bigelow who designed and ordered the above fixing.”

Files

AA192.5_001_001_ref.pdf

Citation

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879, “Entries on Phineas Gage in the Medical College Museum Ledger,” OnView, accessed June 21, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/25405.

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