Todd L. Savitt Papers, 1872-2008

Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.35

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Todd L. Savitt Papers
    Creator: Savitt, Todd L.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers of medical historian Todd L. Savitt include articles, lists, and annual reports.
    Extent: 1.4 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

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

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

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

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Todd L. Savitt

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Todd L. Savitt Papers (LL 02.35), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

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

    Sponsor Statement

    Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina Access and Digitization Grant Program.

Container List

  • William Osler and his Times
     
    "William Osler: The Man, His Writings, and His Times" (compilation of different journal articles for Dr. Savitt's HUMS 27006 class), January 1989
    Rochard L. Golden "William Osler at 150", 15 December 1999
    Miscellaneous articles on Dr. William Osler, 1986-1994, undated
    "Thumbnail sketches of eminent physicians", 1949
    Charles G. Roland "William Osler and medical journalism", 1 May 1967
    Ludwig Edelstein "William Osler's philosophy", 1946
    "Sir Thomas Browne: An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays", 1908
    Wade H. King "Caroline Hampton Halsted and her family, revisited", July 1982
    Donald Fleming "William H. Welch and the rise of modern medicine" chapter 12: "Osler and after Osler", 1954
    Medical education, 22 May 1915
    William S. Thayer "Osler the teacher" Chapter 1, 1931
    William S. Thayer "Osler and Other Papers" Chapter 2, 1931
    William S. Thayer "Reminiscences of Osler in the early Baltimore days" Chapter 3, 1931
    Robert Browning "Rabbi Ben Ezra", undated
    "Oliver Wendell Holmes: An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays", 1908
    "Letters to my house physicians - Selected Writings of Sir William Osler", 1951
    W. Bruce Fye "H. Newell Martin--A remarkable career destroyed by neurasthenia and alcoholism", 1985
    Patricia P. Gossel "William Henry Welch and the antivivisection legislation in the District of Columbia, 1896-1900", 1985
    Edward H. Bensley "McGill medical milestones", 1986
    Joseph Hanaway "William Osler, the man and the influence of the history of medicine on his career", May 1970
    James A. Knight "William Osler revisited for today's student", 1979
    Trent collection report - Cordell's diary, September 1985
    Shigeaki Hinohara "Sir William Osler's philosophy on death", 1993
    Paul J. Edelson "Adopting Osler's principles: medical textbooks in American medical schools 1891-1907, 1992
    William Osler biography and references, undated
    Charles G. Roland "The palpable Osler: a study in survival", 1984
    Osler's bedside library for medical students, Spring 1985, undated
    George T. Harrell "Lady Osler", 1979
    Charles S. Bryan "What is the Oslerian tradition?", 1994
    George T. Harrell "Osler's practice", 1973
    Wilburt C. Davison "Memories of Sir William Osler", 22 December 1969
    Earl F. Nation "The influence of Osler on his students", 22 December 1969
    Charles G. Roland "The infamous William Osler", 9 August 1965
    William S. Thayer "The Chief", 29 September 1932
    Wilder Penfield "Halsted of Johns Hopkins", 22 December 1969
    Peter D. Olch "William S. Halsted and private practice: a re-examination", November 1972
    Robert P. Hudson "Abraham Flexner in perspective: American medical education, 1865-1910, 1972
    Ronald L. Numbers and John H. Warner "The maturation of American medical science", 1960
    "An Alabama student and other Biographical Essays", 1908
    "The Fixed Period", 1905
    "The student life - Aequanimitas", 1905
    "Selected Writings of Sir William Osler - A way of life" Chapter 14, 1951
    "Teaching and thinking - Aequanimitas" Chapter 7, 1905
    "Aequanimitas - Teacher and student" Chapter 3, 1905
    "The inner history of the Johns Hopkins Hospital", October 1969
    William Welch "Medicine in America", undated
    William Welch "A very happy band", undated
    "John Keats, the apothecary poet", January 1896
    Peter D. Olch "William S. Halsted: the antithesis of William Osler", 12-May-81
    A. McGehee Harvey "Charles E. Simon: pioneer virologist", 9-May-78
    Charles G. Roland "Sir William Osler's dreams and nightmares, Fall 1980
    Raymond D. Pruitt "Sir William and Dr. Will: a study of contrast in greatness", Winter 1979
    Ilza Veith "Sir William Osler, acupuncturist", 1975
    Samuel X. Radbill "William Osler as a patron of pediatrics", June 1978
    Jeremiah A. Barondess "A case of empyema: notes on the last illness of Sir William Osler, 1974
    Rex B. Conn "Osler and laboratory medicine", 2 April 1976
    John P. McGovern and Wilburt C. Davison "Osler and children", 22 December 1969
    Charles G. Roland "William Osler, 1849-1919 commemorative issue", 22 December 1969
    Emile Holman "Sir William Osler, teacher and bibliophile", 22 December 1969
    John B. Langstaff "Youthful recollections, 22 December 1969
    Patrick Mallam "Billy O", 22 December 1969
    Watson S. Rankin "Reminiscences of Osler", 22 December 1969
    Nicholes Dewey "Sir William Osler and Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy", 22 December 1969
    R. Palmer Howard "William Osler and Bartholomaeus Anglicus' De proprietatibus rerum", 22 December 1969
    Charles G. Roland "Osler's writing style", 22 December 1969
    A.D. Gardner "Some recollections of Sir William Osler at Oxford", 22 December 1969
    George Pickering "Osler, Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford", 22 December 1969
    John H. Talbott "Biographical essay", 22 December 1969
    S. Gordon Ross "A portrait of Osler by his contemporaries", 22 December 1969
    "Aequanimitas - Chauvinism in medicine" Chapter 14, 1932
    "Illustrations of the bookworm", 1914-1916
    "Aequanimitas - The hospital as a college" Chapter 16, 1932
    "Internal medicine as a vocation", 1932
    Master word in medicine, undated
    "Aequanimitas - Books and men" Chapter 12, ca. 1932
    Fleming - Welch (miscellaneous), undated
    Osler syllabus - Dr. Todd Savitt's class HUMS 27006, January 1989
    Osler elective - correspondence, notes, articles, 1920 - 1988
    "Aequanimitas" Chapter 1, ca. 1932
    George T. Harrell "The Osler tradition at Duke, February 1988
    "After twenty-five years", ca. 1932
    "An Alabama Student and other Biographical Essays - The influence of Louis on American medicine", 1908
    "An Alabama Student and other Biographical Essays - A backwood physiologist", 1908
    Sherwin B. Nuland "Medical science comes to America: William Stewart Halsted of Johns Hopkins", 1988
    Viola W. Pratt "Canadian portraits Osler, Banting, and Penfield: Famous Doctors", 1956
    W. Bruce Fye "William Osler's departure from North America, the price of success", 25 May 1989
  • Health of African American People and "The Negro Question"
     
    Post Emancipation articles collected about "The Negro Question," note on back story of the collection, 5 November 2008
    Articles, 1872-1873
    Articles, 1874-1875
    Articles, 1876-1879
    Articles, 1880-1884
    Articles, 1885-1886
    Articles, 1887-1889
    Articles, 1890-1891
    Articles, 1892
    Articles, 1893
    Articles, 1894
    Articles, 1895
    Articles, 1896-1897
    Articles, 1898
    Articles, 1899
    Articles, 1900
    Articles, 1902
    Articles, 1903
    Articles, 1904-1905
    Articles, 1906-1907
    Articles, 1909
    Articles, 1912-1914
    Articles, 1937-1978
  • Artifacts
     
    Black hinged metal box with lock on front and handle on back. Loose metal divider inside. (Label inside lid: "C D Mfg Co."), undated

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Container List

  • William Osler and his Times
     
    "William Osler: The Man, His Writings, and His Times" (compilation of different journal articles for Dr. Savitt's HUMS 27006 class), January 1989
    Rochard L. Golden "William Osler at 150", 15 December 1999
    Miscellaneous articles on Dr. William Osler, 1986-1994, undated
    "Thumbnail sketches of eminent physicians", 1949
    Charles G. Roland "William Osler and medical journalism", 1 May 1967
    Ludwig Edelstein "William Osler's philosophy", 1946
    "Sir Thomas Browne: An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays", 1908
    Wade H. King "Caroline Hampton Halsted and her family, revisited", July 1982
    Donald Fleming "William H. Welch and the rise of modern medicine" chapter 12: "Osler and after Osler", 1954
    Medical education, 22 May 1915
    William S. Thayer "Osler the teacher" Chapter 1, 1931
    William S. Thayer "Osler and Other Papers" Chapter 2, 1931
    William S. Thayer "Reminiscences of Osler in the early Baltimore days" Chapter 3, 1931
    Robert Browning "Rabbi Ben Ezra", undated
    "Oliver Wendell Holmes: An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays", 1908
    "Letters to my house physicians - Selected Writings of Sir William Osler", 1951
    W. Bruce Fye "H. Newell Martin--A remarkable career destroyed by neurasthenia and alcoholism", 1985
    Patricia P. Gossel "William Henry Welch and the antivivisection legislation in the District of Columbia, 1896-1900", 1985
    Edward H. Bensley "McGill medical milestones", 1986
    Joseph Hanaway "William Osler, the man and the influence of the history of medicine on his career", May 1970
    James A. Knight "William Osler revisited for today's student", 1979
    Trent collection report - Cordell's diary, September 1985
    Shigeaki Hinohara "Sir William Osler's philosophy on death", 1993
    Paul J. Edelson "Adopting Osler's principles: medical textbooks in American medical schools 1891-1907, 1992
    William Osler biography and references, undated
    Charles G. Roland "The palpable Osler: a study in survival", 1984
    Osler's bedside library for medical students, Spring 1985, undated
    George T. Harrell "Lady Osler", 1979
    Charles S. Bryan "What is the Oslerian tradition?", 1994
    George T. Harrell "Osler's practice", 1973
    Wilburt C. Davison "Memories of Sir William Osler", 22 December 1969
    Earl F. Nation "The influence of Osler on his students", 22 December 1969
    Charles G. Roland "The infamous William Osler", 9 August 1965
    William S. Thayer "The Chief", 29 September 1932
    Wilder Penfield "Halsted of Johns Hopkins", 22 December 1969
    Peter D. Olch "William S. Halsted and private practice: a re-examination", November 1972
    Robert P. Hudson "Abraham Flexner in perspective: American medical education, 1865-1910, 1972
    Ronald L. Numbers and John H. Warner "The maturation of American medical science", 1960
    "An Alabama student and other Biographical Essays", 1908
    "The Fixed Period", 1905
    "The student life - Aequanimitas", 1905
    "Selected Writings of Sir William Osler - A way of life" Chapter 14, 1951
    "Teaching and thinking - Aequanimitas" Chapter 7, 1905
    "Aequanimitas - Teacher and student" Chapter 3, 1905
    "The inner history of the Johns Hopkins Hospital", October 1969
    William Welch "Medicine in America", undated
    William Welch "A very happy band", undated
    "John Keats, the apothecary poet", January 1896
    Peter D. Olch "William S. Halsted: the antithesis of William Osler", 12-May-81
    A. McGehee Harvey "Charles E. Simon: pioneer virologist", 9-May-78
    Charles G. Roland "Sir William Osler's dreams and nightmares, Fall 1980
    Raymond D. Pruitt "Sir William and Dr. Will: a study of contrast in greatness", Winter 1979
    Ilza Veith "Sir William Osler, acupuncturist", 1975
    Samuel X. Radbill "William Osler as a patron of pediatrics", June 1978
    Jeremiah A. Barondess "A case of empyema: notes on the last illness of Sir William Osler, 1974
    Rex B. Conn "Osler and laboratory medicine", 2 April 1976
    John P. McGovern and Wilburt C. Davison "Osler and children", 22 December 1969
    Charles G. Roland "William Osler, 1849-1919 commemorative issue", 22 December 1969
    Emile Holman "Sir William Osler, teacher and bibliophile", 22 December 1969
    John B. Langstaff "Youthful recollections, 22 December 1969
    Patrick Mallam "Billy O", 22 December 1969
    Watson S. Rankin "Reminiscences of Osler", 22 December 1969
    Nicholes Dewey "Sir William Osler and Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy", 22 December 1969
    R. Palmer Howard "William Osler and Bartholomaeus Anglicus' De proprietatibus rerum", 22 December 1969
    Charles G. Roland "Osler's writing style", 22 December 1969
    A.D. Gardner "Some recollections of Sir William Osler at Oxford", 22 December 1969
    George Pickering "Osler, Regius Professor of Medicine, Oxford", 22 December 1969
    John H. Talbott "Biographical essay", 22 December 1969
    S. Gordon Ross "A portrait of Osler by his contemporaries", 22 December 1969
    "Aequanimitas - Chauvinism in medicine" Chapter 14, 1932
    "Illustrations of the bookworm", 1914-1916
    "Aequanimitas - The hospital as a college" Chapter 16, 1932
    "Internal medicine as a vocation", 1932
    Master word in medicine, undated
    "Aequanimitas - Books and men" Chapter 12, ca. 1932
    Fleming - Welch (miscellaneous), undated
    Osler syllabus - Dr. Todd Savitt's class HUMS 27006, January 1989
    Osler elective - correspondence, notes, articles, 1920 - 1988
    "Aequanimitas" Chapter 1, ca. 1932
    George T. Harrell "The Osler tradition at Duke, February 1988
    "After twenty-five years", ca. 1932
    "An Alabama Student and other Biographical Essays - The influence of Louis on American medicine", 1908
    "An Alabama Student and other Biographical Essays - A backwood physiologist", 1908
    Sherwin B. Nuland "Medical science comes to America: William Stewart Halsted of Johns Hopkins", 1988
    Viola W. Pratt "Canadian portraits Osler, Banting, and Penfield: Famous Doctors", 1956
    W. Bruce Fye "William Osler's departure from North America, the price of success", 25 May 1989
  • Health of African American People and "The Negro Question"
     
    Post Emancipation articles collected about "The Negro Question," note on back story of the collection, 5 November 2008
    Articles, 1872-1873
    Articles, 1874-1875
    Articles, 1876-1879
    Articles, 1880-1884
    Articles, 1885-1886
    Articles, 1887-1889
    Articles, 1890-1891
    Articles, 1892
    Articles, 1893
    Articles, 1894
    Articles, 1895
    Articles, 1896-1897
    Articles, 1898
    Articles, 1899
    Articles, 1900
    Articles, 1902
    Articles, 1903
    Articles, 1904-1905
    Articles, 1906-1907
    Articles, 1909
    Articles, 1912-1914
    Articles, 1937-1978
  • Artifacts
     
    Black hinged metal box with lock on front and handle on back. Loose metal divider inside. (Label inside lid: "C D Mfg Co."), undated


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