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Title I awaken to glory : essays celebrating the sesquicentennial of the discovery of anesthesia by Horace Wells, December 11, 1844-December 11, 1994 / edited by Richard J. Wolfe and Leonard F. Menczer.

Published Boston, Mass. : Published by the Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, in association with the Historical Museum of Medicine and Dentistry, Hartford, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed H  617.9609 IAWA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 442 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Who was the Discoverer of Surgical Anesthesia?: A Brief for Horace Wells / Richard J. Wolfe -- 2. Horace Wells and His Dental Practice / Malvin E. Ring and Leonard E. Menczer -- 3. Horace Wells's "Day Book A:" a Transcription and Analysis / Leonard E. Menczer -- 4. The Shop on Main Street: Horace Well's Hartford / Sarah H. Gordon -- 5. "I Sleep To Awaken:" a Profile of Elizabeth Wales Wells / Richard J. Wolfe -- 6. "Genius, the Result of Original Mental Superiority:" John M. Riggs and Horace Wells / David A. Chernin -- 7. Christopher Starr Brewster: American Dentist in Paris and Patron of Horace Wells / Jaques Foure -- 8. Recognition from Britain: the Horace Wells Testimonial Fund, 1871-1873 / J. A. W. Wildsmith -- 9. W. Harry Archer, D.D.S., Biographer of Horace Wells / C. Richard Bennett.
10. The Charles Noel Flagg Posthumous Portrait of Horace Wells: an Examination of Its Documentation and Sources and of the Iconography of Horace Wells / Richard J. Wolfe and Leroy D. Vandam -- 11. The Redemption of Horace Wells Through Public Art / Shirley Stallings and Michael Montagne -- 12. Horace Wells and his Paris Statue / Jacques Foure.
Other author Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Menczer, Leonard F., 1917-
Wolfe, Richard J.
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.
Historical Museum of Medicine and Dentistry.
Subject Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Anesthetics -- History.
ISBN 088135161X