David S. Light collection of scientific letters

Description

This digitized collection of letters and notes which contains autographs and signatures of renowned scientists and physicians was originally compiled by David S. Light, M.D., alumnus of Tulane University School of Medicine, 1944. Among the autographs in collection are: Claude Bernard, Sir William Bowman, Jean Martin Charcot, Sir Astley Paston Cooper, Marie Sklodowska Curie, Harvey Williams Cushing, Paul Ehrlich, Sigmund Freud, Herman Ludwig Ferdinand Von Helmholtz, Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, Cornielle Jean Francois Heymans, Johannes Muller, Albert Ludwig Siegmund Neisser, Sir James Paget, Louis Pasteur, Johannes Evangelesta Purkinje, William Ramsay, Louis-Antoine Ranvier, Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, Friedrich Tiedmann, John Tyndall, Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow, William Henry Welsh. The letters and notes are in various languages, largely English, French, German or Czechoslovak and are handwritten or typed on various types of stationery or cards. The donation of the Light collection was accepted by W. D. Postell, Jr, Director of the Rudolph Matas Library in March 1993 with supplementary items added to the collection through 2003.
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Signature of Howard Atwood Kelly (b.1858, d.1943), American gynecologist
Signature of Howard Atwood Kelly (b.1858, d.1943), American gynecologist
Signature of Howard Atwood Kelly (b.1858, d.1943) an American gynecologist. (DUP)
Signature of Howard Atwood Kelly (b.1858, d.1943) an American gynecologist. (DUP)
Signature of Hugo Sellheim (b.1871, d.1936), German pioneer in gynecology & obstetrics
Signature of Hugo Sellheim (b.1871, d.1936), German pioneer in gynecology & obstetrics
Signature of Hugo von Mohl (b.1805, d.1872), German botanist
Signature of Hugo von Mohl (b.1805, d.1872), German botanist
Signature of James Paget (b.1814, d.1899), English surgeon & pathologist
Signature of James Paget (b.1814, d.1899), English surgeon & pathologist
Signature of James Paget (b.1814, d.1899), English surgeon & pathologist
Signature of James Paget (b.1814, d.1899), English surgeon & pathologist
Signature of James Young Simpson (b.1811,d.1870), Scottish obstetrician & gynecologist
Signature of James Young Simpson (b.1811,d.1870), Scottish obstetrician & gynecologist
Signature of Jan Evangelista Purkyně or Purkinje (b.1787, d. 1869), Czech anatomist & physiologist
Signature of Jan Evangelista Purkyně or Purkinje (b.1787, d. 1869), Czech anatomist & physiologist
Signature of Jean-Martin Charcot (b.1825-d.1893), French founder of modern neurology
Signature of Jean-Martin Charcot (b.1825-d.1893), French founder of modern neurology
Signature of Jean-Martin Charcot (b.1825-d.1893), French founder of modern neurology
Signature of Jean-Martin Charcot (b.1825-d.1893), French founder of modern neurology
Signature of Jean-Martin Charcot (b.1825, d.1893), French founder of modern neurology
Signature of Jean-Martin Charcot (b.1825, d.1893), French founder of modern neurology
Signature of Johannes Peter Müller (b.1801, d.1858), German physiologist
Signature of Johannes Peter Müller (b.1801, d.1858), German physiologist
Signature of John Tyndall (b.1820, d.1893), British 19th-century physicist
Signature of John Tyndall (b.1820, d.1893), British 19th-century physicist
Signature of Julius Hirschberg (b.1843, d.1925), German ophthalmologist & medical historian
Signature of Julius Hirschberg (b.1843, d.1925), German ophthalmologist & medical historian
Signature of Karl Albert Ludwig Aschoff (b.1866-d.1942), German physician & pathologist
Signature of Karl Albert Ludwig Aschoff (b.1866-d.1942), German physician & pathologist
Signature of Karl Binz (b.1832-d.1913), German physician & pharmacologist
Signature of Karl Binz (b.1832-d.1913), German physician & pharmacologist
Signature of Louis-Antoine Ranvier (b.1835, d.1922), French neurohistologist
Signature of Louis-Antoine Ranvier (b.1835, d.1922), French neurohistologist
Signature of Louis-Auguste Desmarres (b.1810, d.1882),  French ophthalmologist
Signature of Louis-Auguste Desmarres (b.1810, d.1882), French ophthalmologist
Signature of Louis Pasteur (b.1822, d.1895), French chemist &
Signature of Louis Pasteur (b.1822, d.1895), French chemist & "Father of Microbiology"
Signature of Ludimar Hermann (b.1838, d.1914), German physiologist & speech scientist
Signature of Ludimar Hermann (b.1838, d.1914), German physiologist & speech scientist
Signature of Marie Skłodowska Curie (b.1867,d.1943), Nobel physicist & chemist
Signature of Marie Skłodowska Curie (b.1867,d.1943), Nobel physicist & chemist
Signature of Matthew Dobson (b.1732, d.1784), British physician
Signature of Matthew Dobson (b.1732, d.1784), British physician
Signature of Max Cloëtta (b.1868, d.1940), Swiss pharmacologist
Signature of Max Cloëtta (b.1868, d.1940), Swiss pharmacologist
Signature of Maximilian (Max) Ruppert Franz von Frey (b.1852, d.1932), Austrian-German physiologist
Signature of Maximilian (Max) Ruppert Franz von Frey (b.1852, d.1932), Austrian-German physiologist

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