Special Collections in the History of Medicine
Aaron E. Parsonnet Collection, 1926-1943
A Guide To The Collection
August 1982; Revised 2002
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTES
The Aaron E. Parsonnet Collection is divided into nine series. Though the collection is small it does represent a rather complete cross section of Dr. Parsonnet's life. The collection contains examples of his published professional work in medicine, interests and hobbies, and his recognition within the medical profession.
Dr. Morris Saffron and Dr. Arthur Bernstein donated the material in the collection to the UMDNJ-Archives.
|PC/3, Series A|
|Correspondence: Series contains six letters to Dr. Parsonnet arranged in chronological order. The correspondence deals with the establishment of the Newark Beth Israel Hospital Library and Dr. Parsonnet's writings on cardiology. 1926-1933.|
Bierring, Walter L. M.D.
Brooks, Harlow M.D.
Ewing, James M.D.
Fester, Willis M.D.
Loveland, B.R. M.D.
Yates, Wallace M. M.D.
|Publications: Series contains five articles by Dr. Parsonnet arranged in alphabetical order. The articles represent four professional writings on cardiology and one on the value of rare books of medicine. 1939-1943.|
|1||2||Ayerza's Syndrome, 1943|
|3||Herpes Zoster and Coronary Disease, 1939|
|4||The Management of Cardiovascular Syphilis, 1942|
|5||Syphilitic Aortites. Its Early Recognition, 1940|
|6||Treasures of the Academy of Medicine of Northern New Jersey, undated|
|1||7||Book Reviews by Dr. Parsonnet: Series contains clippings from professional journals in which Dr. Parsonnet contributed book reviews. The material is arranged in chronological order. 1940-1941.|
|1||8||Review of Dr. Parsonnet Book: Series contains a review of a book by Dr. Parsonnet titled Cobra Venom: It's Use in Stenocardia. 1940.|
|Pamphlets: The Series contains five pamphlets arranged in alphabetical order. The pamphlet topics range from medicine to the united war effort. 1927-1942.|
|1||9||Graeme Mitchell's Collection of Medical Caricatures, 1942|
|10||Instructions for use of Cambridge Exploring Chest Electrodes, undated|
|11||The Old World and the New in Common Cause, 1941|
|12||Standardization of Primordial Leads, 1938|
|13||United States Coins and Medals, 1927|
|1||14||Eulogy: A eulogy by Dr. Parsonnet for Dr. Sydney Keller. Undated|
|1||15||Illustrations: Series contains eleven watercolor prints of 19th century New York City Hospitals with narratives, undated.|
|1||16||Clippings: The series contains miscellaneous clippings arranged in chronologically order. 1940-1941|
Page Revised: 6/24/02
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