Crawford W. Long collection

Crawford W. Long collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878
Title: Crawford W. Long collection
Dates: 1837-1905
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (5 folders; housed with minor collections MS 500 and MS 501)
Coll. Number: ms502(m).TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Crawford Long was the inventor of ether anesthesia.

Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of letters (mostly photostats), testimonials by his peers in the medical field, clippings, memorials, and pictures dealing with Dr. Long's discovery of ether anesthesia. Includes an original letter from T.R.R. Cobb to Long and Long's reply.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Boland, Frank Kels, Dr.
Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Crawford W. Long collection, MS 502. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Mrs. Frances Long Taylor and Miss Emma Long in June 1962 (4 folders); gift of Dr. Frank K. Boland in 1964 (1 letter).

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing