Todd L. Savitt Papers

1872-2008, undated
Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.35
Creator(s)
Savitt, Todd Lee, 1943-
Physical description
1.4 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Todd L. Savitt Papers (LL 02.35), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
No restrictions

Papers of medical historian Todd L. Savitt include articles, lists, and annual reports.


Biographical/historical information

Todd L. Savitt, PhD, is a medical historian at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Colgate University in 1965, Master's degree in 1970, and PhD in 1975 from the University of Virginia in history. From 1976 to 1982, Savitt taught at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He joined the ECU Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies at the Brody School of Medicine in 1982 and teaches history of medicine, literature and medicine, social and cultural issues in medical practice, and medical ethics.


Scope and arrangement

Papers of medical historian Todd L. Savitt include articles, lists, annual reports, and articles and syllabus from class taught on William Osler.


Administrative information
Custodial History

Donated between 1989 and 2007; Papers of medical historian Todd L. Savitt, consisting of articles, lists, and annual reports. Donated by Todd T. Savitt.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Todd L. Savitt

Processing information

Initial inventory prepared by Charlotte Critcher, 2015. Processed by Janet Heath, 2015

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Language of material

English, French

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 "William Osler: The Man, His Writings, and His Times" (compilation of different journal articles for Dr. Savitt's HUMS 27006 class), January 1989
Box 1 Folder 2 Rochard L. Golden "William Osler at 150", 1999 December 15
Box 1 Folder 3 Miscellaneous articles on Dr. William Osler, 1986-1994, undated
Box 1 Folder 4 "Thumbnail sketches of eminent physicians", 1949
Box 1 Folder 5 Charles G. Roland "William Osler and medical journalism", 1967 May 1
Box 1 Folder 6 Ludwig Edelstein "William Osler's philosophy", 1946
Box 1 Folder 7 "Sir Thomas Browne: An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays", 1908
Box 1 Folder 8 Wade H. King "Caroline Hampton Halsted and her family, revisited", July 1982
Box 1 Folder 9 Donald Fleming "William H. Welch and the rise of modern medicine" chapter 12: "Osler and after Osler", 1954
Box 1 Folder 10 Medical education, 1915 May 22
Box 1 Folder 11 William S. Thayer "Osler the teacher" Chapter 1, 1931
Box 1 Folder 12 William S. Thayer "Osler and Other Papers" Chapter 2, 1931
Box 1 Folder 13 William S. Thayer "Reminiscences of Osler in the early Baltimore days" Chapter 3, 1931
Box 1 Folder 14 Robert Browning "Rabbi Ben Ezra", undated
Box 1 Folder 15 "Oliver Wendell Holmes: An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays", 1908
Box 1 Folder 16 "Letters to my house physicians - Selected Writings of Sir William Osler", 1951
Box 1 Folder 17 W. Bruce Fye "H. Newell Martin--A remarkable career destroyed by neurasthenia and alcoholism", 1985
Box 1 Folder 18 Patricia P. Gossel "William Henry Welch and the antivivisection legislation in the District of Columbia, 1896-1900", 1985
Box 1 Folder 19 Edward H. Bensley "McGill medical milestones", 1986
Box 1 Folder 20 Joseph Hanaway "William Osler, the man and the influence of the history of medicine on his career", May 1970
Box 1 Folder 21 James A. Knight "William Osler revisited for today's student", 1979
Box 1 Folder 22 Trent collection report - Cordell's diary, September 1985
Box 1 Folder 23 Shigeaki Hinohara "Sir William Osler's philosophy on death", 1993
Box 1 Folder 24 Paul J. Edelson "Adopting Osler's principles: medical textbooks in American medical schools 1891-1907, 1992
Box 1 Folder 25 William Osler biography and references, undated
Box 1 Folder 26 Charles G. Roland "The palpable Osler: a study in survival", 1984
Box 1 Folder 27 Osler's bedside library for medical students, Spring 1985, undated
Box 1 Folder 28 George T. Harrell "Lady Osler", 1979
Box 1 Folder 29 Charles S. Bryan "What is the Oslerian tradition?", 1994
Box 1 Folder 30 George T. Harrell "Osler's practice", 1973
Box 1 Folder 31 Wilburt C. Davison "Memories of Sir William Osler", 1969 December 22
Box 1 Folder 32 Earl F. Nation "The influence of Osler on his students", 1969 December 22
Box 1 Folder 33 Charles G. Roland "The infamous William Osler", 1965 August 9
Box 1 Folder 34 William S. Thayer "The Chief", 1932 September 29
Box 1 Folder 35 Wilder Penfield "Halsted of Johns Hopkins", 1969 December 22
Box 1 Folder 36 Peter D. Olch "William S. Halsted and private practice: a re-examination", November 1972
Box 1 Folder 37 Robert P. Hudson "Abraham Flexner in perspective: American medical education, 1865-1910, 1972
Box 1 Folder 38 Ronald L. Numbers and John H. Warner "The maturation of American medical science", 1960
Box 1 Folder 39 "An Alabama student and other Biographical Essays", 1908
Box 1 Folder 40 "The Fixed Period", 1905
Box 2 Folder 1 "The student life - Aequanimitas", 1905
Box 2 Folder 2 "Selected Writings of Sir William Osler - A way of life" Chapter 14, 1951
Box 2 Folder 3 "Teaching and thinking - Aequanimitas" Chapter 7, 1905
Box 2 Folder 4 "Aequanimitas - Teacher and student" Chapter 3, 1905
Box 2 Folder 5 "The inner history of the Johns Hopkins Hospital", October 1969
Box 2 Folder 6 William Welch "Medicine in America", undated
Box 2 Folder 7 William Welch "A very happy band", undated
Box 2 Folder 8 "John Keats, the apothecary poet", January 1896
Box 2 Folder 9 Peter D. Olch "William S. Halsted: the antithesis of William Osler", 1981 May 12
Box 2 Folder 10 A. McGehee Harvey "Charles E. Simon: pioneer virologist", 1978 May 9
Box 2 Folder 11 Charles G. Roland "Sir William Osler's dreams and nightmares, Fall 1980
Box 2 Folder 12 Raymond D. Pruitt "Sir William and Dr. Will: a study of contrast in greatness", Winter 1979
Box 2 Folder 13 Ilza Veith "Sir William Osler, acupuncturist", 1975
Box 2 Folder 14 Samuel X. Radbill "William Osler as a patron of pediatrics", June 1978
Box 2 Folder 15 Jeremiah A. Barondess "A case of empyema: notes on the last illness of Sir William Osler, 1974
Box 2 Folder 16 Rex B. Conn "Osler and laboratory medicine", 1976 April 2
Box 2 Folder 17 John P. McGovern and Wilburt C. Davison "Osler and children", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 18 Charles G. Roland "William Osler, 1849-1919 commemorative issue", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 19 Emile Holman "Sir William Osler, teacher and bibliophile", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 20 John B. Langstaff "Youthful recollections, 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 21 Patrick Mallam "Billy O", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 22 Watson S. Rankin "Reminiscences of Osler", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 23 Nicholes Dewey "Sir William Osler and Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 24 R. Palmer Howard "William Osler and Bartholomaeus Anglicus' De proprietatibus rerum", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 25 Charles G. Roland "Osler's writing style", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 26 A.D. Gardner "Some recollections of Sir William Osler at Oxford", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 27 George Pickering "Osler, Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 28 John H. Talbott "Biographical essay", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 29 S. Gordon Ross "A portrait of Osler by his contemporaries", 1969 December 22
Box 2 Folder 30 "Aequanimitas - Chauvinism in medicine" Chapter 14, 1932
Box 2 Folder 31 "Illustrations of the bookworm", 1914-1916
Box 2 Folder 32 "Aequanimitas - The hospital as a college" Chapter 16, 1932
Box 2 Folder 33 "Internal medicine as a vocation", 1932
Box 2 Folder 34 Master word in medicine, undated
Box 2 Folder 35 "Aequanimitas - Books and men" Chapter 12, ca. 1932
Box 2 Folder 36 Fleming - Welch (miscellaneous), undated
Box 2 Folder 37 Osler syllabus - Dr. Todd Savitt's class HUMS 27006, January 1989
Box 2 Folder 38 Osler elective - correspondence, notes, articles, 1920 - 1988
Box 2 Folder 39 "Aequanimitas" Chapter 1, ca. 1932
Box 2 Folder 40 George T. Harrell "The Osler tradition at Duke, February 1988
Box 2 Folder 41 "After twenty-five years", ca. 1932
Box 2 Folder 42 "An Alabama Student and other Biographical Essays - The influence of Louis on American medicine", 1908
Box 2 Folder 43 "An Alabama Student and other Biographical Essays - A backwood physiologist", 1908
Box 2 Folder 44 Sherwin B. Nuland "Medical science comes to America: William Stewart Halsted of Johns Hopkins", 1988
Box 2 Folder 45 Viola W. Pratt "Canadian portraits Osler, Banting, and Penfield: Famous Doctors", 1956
Box 2 Folder 46 W. Bruce Fye "William Osler's departure from North America, the price of success", 1989 May 25
Box 3 Folder 1 Post Emancipation articles collected about "The Negro Question," note on back story of the collection, 2008 November 5
Box 3 Folder 2 Articles, 1872-1873
Box 3 Folder 3 Articles, 1874-1875
Box 3 Folder 4 Articles, 1876-1879
Box 3 Folder 5 Articles, 1880-1884
Box 3 Folder 6 Articles, 1885-1886
Box 3 Folder 7 Articles, 1887-1889
Box 3 Folder 8 Articles, 1890-1891
Box 3 Folder 9 Articles, 1892
Box 3 Folder 10 Articles, 1893
Box 3 Folder 11 Articles, 1894
Box 3 Folder 12 Articles, 1895
Box 3 Folder 13 Articles, 1896-1897
Box 3 Folder 14 Articles, 1898
Box 3 Folder 15 Articles, 1899
Box 4 Folder 1 Articles, 1900
Box 4 Folder 2 Articles, 1902
Box 4 Folder 3 Articles, 1903
Box 4 Folder 4 Articles, 1904-1905
Box 4 Folder 5 Articles, 1906-1907
Box 4 Folder 6 Articles, 1909
Box 4 Folder 7 Articles, 1912-1914
Box 4 Folder 8 Articles, 1937-1978
Box 4 Folder 9 List of African-American nurses registered in North Carolina, 1935 October 5
Box 4 Folder 10 Eastern North Carolina Insane Asylum (Goldsboro, N.C.) annual report, 1890
Box 4 Folder 11 Eastern Hospital (Goldsboro, N.C.) annual reports, 1890-1898
Box 4 Folder 12 State Hospital (Goldsboro, N.C.) annual report, 1898-1900
Box 4 Folder 13 Articles and conference presentations by Jean Théodoridès (in French), 1959-1977
Box 5 Item 1 Black hinged metal box with lock on front and handle on back. Loose metal divider inside. (Label inside lid: "C D Mfg Co."), undated