"Early California Medical Journals." Within: Annals of Medical History. Third Series Vol. 1, No. 4 July 1939.
by GARDNER, Frances Tomlinson.
Philadelphia:: Paul B Hoeber, 1939., 1939. 4to. , 315-404,  pp. Illustrations, tables. Original printed wrappers. Ownership signature on cover of John B. DeC. M. Saunders (a contributor to this issue). Very good. CONTENTS: A Short Account of the History of Medicine in Lower Canada, to Moliere and His Own Illness, by Herbert S. Birkett – Early California Medical Journals, by Frances Tomlinson Gardner -- Thomas Wade, by Mary Louise Marshall – The Anatomical Compendium of Loys Vasse, by Le Roy Crummer & John B. DeC. M. Saunders [HIS COPY] – Moliere and his own illness, by Leon Goldman – The Aphorisms of Corvisart, by Archibald L. McDonald – The Knee, by Douglas W. Montgomery – Medicine in the Life of Francois Rabelais, by Donald Slaughter. In addition, there is advertising copy and art complimenting the articles. / PROVENANCE: John Bertrand deCusance Morant Saunders (1903-1991), leading historian of medicine, "Saunders came to the University of California in 1931 as an anatomy professor and was chair of the department from 1938 to 1956. Among his many other positions during his sixty years with UCSF, he was chair of the Department of History of Health Sciences from 1942 to 1975, Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine 1956-63, University Librarian from 1943 to 1971, first UCSF Provost from 1958 to 1964, and the first Chancellor of UCSF, from 1964 to 1966. . . In 1950, Saunders published with C. D. O'Malley The Illustrations of the Works of Vesalius of Brussels. Two years later, a second book by O'Malley and Saunders entitled Leonardo da Vinci on the Human Body was highly praised." – History of UCSF.
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