Ephraim McDowell's Home and Apothecary Shop, 1960

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Mounted black and white photograph of the home and apothecary shop linked to the US surgeon, Ephraim McDowell, together with commemorative material to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the world's first ovariotomy performed by McDowell in 1809, including postage stamps, first day covers, and a mounted colour print of McDowell.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. archives@rcog.org.uk

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright unknown.

Reproductions are available at the discretion of the College Archivist.

Custodial History

Presented to the RCOG by Joe Vincent Meigs in July 1960 and transferred to the College Archive in August 2013.