|Creator:||Bartow, Florence Long, 1853-1919|
|Title:||Crawford W. Long scrapbook|
|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.|
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.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Crawford W. Long scrapbook. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.