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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


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.


Medicine and Health Sciences | Surgery | United States History



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