Publication Date

6-25-2012

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2551. First day of issue cover for stamp celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first successful ovariotomy,performed by Ephraim McDowell. Includes a brief printed history of the surgery, as well as a printed letter from the Danville, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce announcing the commemorative stamp.

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Surgery | United States History