Wilmot C. Foster anatomy lantern slides, 1930  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Foster, Wilmot C.
Title
Wilmot C. Foster anatomy lantern slides
Dates
1930
Quantity
3 linear feet, (3 glass slide boxes)
Collection Number
2019-008
Summary
Wilmot C. Foster, born June 21, 1893 in Sheridan, Oregon, was an alumni of University of Oregon and University of Oregon Medical School (UOMS). He obtained his license to practice medicine in Oregon in 1920 and later went on to become the head of the UOMS Anatomy department. This collection consists of lantern slides used for teaching during his tenure at UOMS.
Repository
Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
OHSU Historical Collections & Archives
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd. MC:LIB
Portland, OR
97239
Telephone: 503-494-5587
hcaref@ohsu.edu
Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on access. This collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Wilmot C. Foster, born June 21st, 1893 in Sheridan, Oregon, was an alumni of University of Oregon and University of Oregon Medical School. He obtained his license to practice medicine in Oregon in 1920 and later went on to become the head of the University of Oregon Medical School Anatomy department.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of three boxes of glass lantern slides used for teaching at the University of Oregon Medical School. Many of the slides consist of hand-drawn art from life, detailing surgical procedures and anatomical studies. This collection will be of great interest to anyone researching early medical teaching aids and art in the health sciences.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

OHSU Historical Collections & Archives (HC&A) is the owner of the original materials and digitized images in our collections, however, the collection may contain materials for which copyright is not held. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials. Consult with HC&A to determine if we can provide permission for use.

Preferred Citation

Wilmot C. Foster anatomy lantern slides, Collection Number 2019-008, Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1 Hernia slides (42) undated
1 Perineum slides (9) undated
1 Prostate slides (12) undated
2 X-Ray slides (3) undated
2 Anatomical figures slides (25) undated
2 Duodenum slides (3) undated
2 Abdominal slides (14) undated
2 Prostatectomy slides (14) undated
3 Microscopic images slides (3) undated
3 Surgical figures slides (12) undated
3 Thyroidectomy slides (19) undated
3 Arteries slides (6) undated
3 Dissection slides (22) undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Anatomy
  • Education
  • Medical Illustration
  • Physiology
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Oregon. Medical School
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • lantern slides