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Crawford W. Long papers

Crawford W. Long papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Crawford W. Long papers
Creator: Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878
Inclusive Dates: after 1837
Language(s): English
Extent: 5 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms502
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Crawford Long (1815-1878) was a north Georgia Physician credited with the discovery of anesthesia.

For further information, see the article "Crawford Long (1815-1878)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondences (primarily Photostats and facsimiles), testimonials, newspaper articles, memorials, and photographs regarding Crawford W. Long's discovery of ether anesthesia. Two original letters included in the collection, between Long and Thomas R. R. Cobb, regard the death of Long's daughter.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

No photocopying of facsimiles.

Preferred Citation

Crawford W. Long papers, ms502, Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing