Crawford W. Long scrapbook

Crawford W. Long scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Bartow, Florence Long, 1853-1919
Title: Crawford W. Long scrapbook
Dates: 1879-1919
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (1 volume in 1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Florence Long Bartow documenting the life of her father, Crawford W. Long. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings (1879-1919), handwritten transcriptions relating to Long's use of ether, printed material, and copies of affidavits written by patients of Long's in which ether was employed during operations.
Coll. Number: ms191
Location: 32108050742454

Biographical/Historical Note

Crawford Williamson Long (1815-1878), physician, first to use ether as an anesthetic, born in Madison County, Georgia. Married Caroline Swain (1842), children Edward Crawford, Arthur B., Frances (Taylor), Florence (Bartow), Eugenia, and Emma M.

For more information, see the article "Crawford Long (1815-1878)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Anesthesiology--Research.
Ether.
Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878
Medicine--Practice--Georgia.
Physicians--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Crawford W. Long scrapbook. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.