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
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "McDowell, Ephraim, 1771-1830 - Relating to (SC 2551)" (2012). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 2142.