Correspondence of the RCOG President, Sir John Dewhurst, and Dr Douglas Haynes of Kentucky, relating to the origins of a wooden gavel presented to the College by Honorary Fellow, Emil Novak, including facsimiles and accompanying booklet of letters written by Ephraim McDowell, the pioneering American medic, including details of the first successful ovariotomy (1809).
Douglas Haynes: The Ephraim McDowell Gavel, 1976
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1538 S39
- Dates of Creation10 August - 25 November 1976
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
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The original of this letter, together with a further letter, were transferred to the Archive by the College Administration Department in 2001.
Catalogued by Penny Hutchins, College Archivist.
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