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History of Medicine and Public Health: A Guide: Exhibit: Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1878 -

This Matas Subject Guide focuses on historical resources for medicine and public health. The focus of Matas Library collection is the history of medicine and public health in New Orleans and Louisiana.

Inventory of donation

miracle the timekeeper - print

Framed lithograph by Ed Miracle, Holding time back or The timekeeper, Gift to OPMS by Otto F Apel, III, Oct 26, 1976

Roster of Members 1878-1928

Published appendix in: History of the Orleans Parish Medical Society 1878-1928 by A. E. Fossier, Illustrated with Views of Meeting Places and Portraits of Members, Privately Printed,  1930

The Orleans Parish Medical Society began in 1878

Founders of Orleans Parish Medical Society 1878

Image of Founders from 1878. Partial image of Founders on Display in the Matas Library, April 2012. Gifrt of the Orleans Parish Medical Society.

John Churchill Chase - Illustrations

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Original illustrations by John Churchill Chase for the John Wilds book,  Crises, Clashes and Cures, a Century of Medicine in New Orleans, 1978 are part of the OPMS Memorabilia Collection.

Print Publications in the Matas Library

Orleans Parish Medical Society - Today

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Documents of OPMS

Regulations of the Orleans Parish Medical Society. Consitution. Orleans Parish Medical Society. New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal, v. 6, (1878) p. 85-95

Regulations of the Orleans Parish Medical Society. Consitution. Orleans Parish Medical Society. New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal, v. 6, (1878) p. 85-95

Orleans Parish Medical Society records, 1878-1996 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Tulane University. Howard Tilton Library. Jones Hall - Louisiana Research Collection has the OPMS Society Records.

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