Transactions of the Twelfth Session of the AR State Medical Society (1887)

Transactions of the State Medical Society of Arkansas (Little Rock: Press Printing Company, 1887). Annual Address of the President, James A. Dibrell, Sr. (Van Buren) “What amazing wonders have not modern scientific investigations accomplished? What a grand display of dazzling brilliants have not been dug up hitherto dark, unfathomed recesses of nature, where Science sat gloomy … More Transactions of the Twelfth Session of the AR State Medical Society (1887)

Juan H. Wright, Analytical Chemist

E. H. S. Bailey, “Vol VII. Special Report on Mineral Waters,” in The University Geological Survey of Kansas (Topeka: W. Y. Morgan, 1902). Analysis of Arlington Springs, KS, no. 1-3, divided into ions and hypothetically combined (277-279) Analysis of Wetmore mineral springs, KS, divided into ions and hypothetically combined (300) Chapter VI: Methods of Analysis, of Calculation, … More Juan H. Wright, Analytical Chemist

Transactions of 7th Meeting of AR State Medical Society (1882)

Transactions of the State Medical Society of Arkansas at its Seventh Annual Session (Little Rock: Kellogg Printing Company, 1882). List of Members of the Arkansas State Medical Society – total = 197, 2 from ES Doctors who were practicing in ES: J. O. Ducker — physician in Eureka Springs, AR — graduate of Jefferson Medical College, … More Transactions of 7th Meeting of AR State Medical Society (1882)

Transactions of 4th Meeting of AR State Medical Society (1879)

Transactions of the State Medical Society of Arkansas at its Fourth Annual Session (Little Rock: Blocher & Mitchell, 1879). Much discussion about standardizing stuff for the purpose of professional cohesion (should by-laws of county medical societies all be the same?). List of transactions from medical societies received by the librarian; NJ, VA, MA, KS, IO, MN, … More Transactions of 4th Meeting of AR State Medical Society (1879)

Strategy for AR Medical Journals

Dr. Crowther suggested that I flesh out the connection between the science being referenced in ES and larger trends in medicine. I think the connection can be found in the documents produced by the Arkansas Medical Society, which record what the discourse within the medical profession of Arkansas concerned itself with. Produce bibliography of publications … More Strategy for AR Medical Journals

Airs, Waters, Places

W. F. Bynum in Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century traces early ideas about the social ecology of diseases to this important piece within the Hippocratic corpus. Of its importance to the history of community health, he says: “…the Hippocratic authors of this work (there were undoubtedly at least two) yoked together medicine, … More Airs, Waters, Places

A Science of Impurity

Christopher Hamlin, A Science of Impurity: Water Analysis in Nineteenth Century Britain (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990). In a case study of the political, social, cultural, and newly scientific conversation surrounding concerns about water quality in 19th century England, Christopher Hamlin shows that through the powerful claim at absolute, unbiased, and natural knowledge, science (especially chemistry) … More A Science of Impurity

Mineral springs survey texts, USGS

Albert C. Peale, “Mineral Waters,” in Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Mineral Resources of the United States Calendar Year 1885 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1886). Mentions ES in AR section Albert C. Peale, “List and Analyses of the Mineral Springs of the United States,” in Department of the Interior, Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey no. … More Mineral springs survey texts, USGS