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    Osteopathy Collection, 1887-1941.
     
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    Creator: 
    Still, George A., Dr. (collector).
    Title: 
    Osteopathy Collection, 1887-1941.
    Phy. Description: 
    2.3 cubic feet: 7 document boxes.
    Digital Reference: 
    Finding aid
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Andrew Taylor Still was the founder of the principles of osteopathy, and in 1892 co-founder of the American School of Osteopathy, Kirksville, Mo. See brief history of osteopathy in collection register.
    Scope and Content: 
    Includes photographs, journals, reports, books, correspondence, brochures, and news clippings which illustrate the principles and history of osteopathic medicine; photographic portraits, brief biographies, and some correspondence of more than 100 prominent osteopaths; journals, college announcements and catalogs of schools of osteopathy; 2 books on osteopathy and a copy of "Gray's Anatomy"; clippings, etc.
    Organization: 
    Divided into 4 series.
    Provenance: 
    This collection apparently was formed when Dr. George A. Still, trustee and second president (1918-1922) of the American School of Osteopathy, and great-nephew of its founder, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, circulated a request for historical material on osteopathy in 1918. Collection transferred from Division of Medical Sciences to Archives Center, 1983/04/29.
    Finding aids: 
    Register by J. D. Darroch and Ha Thai Vu linked to this online record.
    Cite as: 
    Osteopathy Collection, 1887-1941, Archives Center, National Museumof American History.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Osteopathic physicians
    Osteopathic medicine
    Medicine
    Medical education
    Subject-Name: 
    Still, Andrew Taylor, Dr., 1828-1917
    Form / Genre: 
    Books
    Correspondence -- 1930-1950
    Clippings
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Co-Creator: 
    Bean, Arthur Sanders (author).
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0021.Add Copy to MyList

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