ThoVT, Vivien T. Thomas Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Series 7] Visual Materials and sound recordings. — 1925-1982
The bulk of this series consists of images compiled for and used in Vivien Thomas' autobiography, Pioneering Research in Surgical Shock and Cardiovascular Surgery (later published as Partners of the Heart). Also included in the series are a small number of technical drawings and blueprints, and a sound recording of a lecture on tetralogy of fallot (i.e. blue baby syndrome) by Henry T. Bahnson.
Materials are arranged into sub-series by general format designation. Visual materials are further arranged by publication or topic, and within the publication by chapter number.

[Sub-series 7.1] Vivien Thomas visual materials. — 1925-1982

[Sub-series 7.1.1] Images used in Pioneering Research in Surgical Shock and Cardiovascular Surgery and related correspondence . — circa 1929-1979

[Folder 30/01] Images used in Chapter 2. — circa 1929-1978. — 6 photographic prints;2 negatives (copy)

[Folder 30/02] Images used in Chapter 4. — circa 1935-1939. — 8 photographic prints;3 negatives (copy);1 drawing

[Folder 30/03] Images used in Chapter 6. — circa 1941-1945. — 3 photographic prints;1 negative (copy)

[Folder 30/04] Images used in Chapter 7. — circa 1944. — 6 photographic prints;2 negatives (copy);2 paper letters

[Folder 30/05] Images used in Chapter 8. — circa 1950-1965. — 7 photographic prints;2 negatives (copy);1 drawing

[Folder 30/06] Images used in Chapter 9. — circa 1944-1948. — 12 photographic prints;6 negatives (copy)

209801[The surgical treatment of malformations of the heart in which there is pulmonary stenosis and pulmonary atresia. Figure 1.]. — 1945;2014-05-15. — 1 negative (copy) ; 4 x 5 in
Creator: Schlossberg, Leon

[Folder 30/07] Images used in Chapter 10. — circa 1945. — 5 photographic prints

[Folder 30/08] Images used in Chapter 11. — circa 1948-1955. — 21 photographic prints;9 negatives (copy);2 drawings

[Folder 30/09] Images used in Chapter 12. — circa 1942-1984. — 4 photographic prints;1 paper letter

[Folder 30/10] Images used in Chapter 13. — circa 1951-1954. — 11 photographic prints;5 negatives (copy)

[Folder 30/11] Images used in Chapter 14. — circa 1951-1954. — 16 photographic prints;11 negatives (6 copy);1 letter

[Folder 30/12] Images used in Chapter 16. — circa 1955. — 1 photographic print;1 negative

209799[Students at work in the last class in operative surgery held in the old Hunterian Laboratory]. — 1955;2014-05-15. — 1 negative : safety ; 5 x 7 in
Creator: Burch, James Lindsey

[Folder 30/13] Images used in Chapter 17. — 1957. — 5 photographic prints

[Folder 30/14] Images used in Chapter 18. — circa 1964. — 1 photographic print

[Folder 30/15] Images used in Chapter 19. — circa 1971. — 1 photographic print

[Folder 30/16] Images used in Chapter 20. — circa 1976-1979. — 2 photographic prints;4 paper letters

226730[Third year medical student Reginald Davis holding a child with Levi Watkins, and Vivien Thomas in front of Johns Hopkins Hospital Administration Building]. — 1979;2014-02-27. — 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in
Photograph is subject to copyright restrictions. Contact the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives for reproduction permissions.
Photographer unknown.

209550[Vivien Thomas receiving honorary degree from Johns Hopkins University president Stephen Muller at commencement ceremony, 1976]. — 1976;2014-04-22. — 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in
Photograph may be subject to copyright restrictions. Contact the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives for reproduction permissions.
Photographer unknown.

[Folder 30/17] Correspondence regarding images supplied for Pioneering Research in Surgical Shock and Cardiovascular Surgery. — circa 1979-1984. — 14 letters;7 photographic prints

[Folder] Portrait of Alfred Blalock [oversize]. — 1950. — 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 20 x 16 in
Creator: Karsh, Yousuf, 1908-2002

[Sub-series 7.1.2] Images compiled for but not used in Pioneering Research in Surgical Shock and Cardiovascular Surgery. — circa 1925-1982

[Folder 30/18] Events and recognition. — circa 1950-1982. — 5 photographic prints;2 letters;5 clippings;9 prints

[Folder 30/19] Group portraits. — circa 1941-1971. — 18 photographic prints;4 negatives (copy)

[Folder 30/20] Portraits of individuals. — circa 1925-1970. — 57 photographic prints;12 negatives (copy)

[Folder 30/21] Published illustrations. — circa 1946-1957. — 35 photographic prints;21 negatives (copy);39 slides

[Folder 30/22] Surgery and laboratory photographs. — circa 1941-1971. — 54 photographic prints;65 negatives;2 contact sheets

181245[Vivien Thomas and assistants operating on laboratory dog at Vanderbilt University]. — 1930s;2011-08-11. — 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 2.5 x 3.5 in
Photographer unknown.

[Sub-series 7.1.3] Technical drawings and blueprints. — 1950-1955

[Folder 30/23] Drawing and directions for anesthesia apparatus. — 1950. — 1 drawing;3 photocopies;1 article

[Folder 30/24] Animal study rack. — 1955. — 1 blueprint;1 letter
Creator: Riggs-Distler and Company, Inc. (Baltimore, MD.) ;  A. K. Robins and Company, Inc. (Baltimore, MD.)

[Sub-series 7.2] Vivien Thomas sound recordings. — 1976. — 1 sound cassette

235358Past and present thoughts on the tetralogy of fallot / Henry T. Bahnson. — 1976-01-10. — 1 sound cassette (60 min.)
Creator: Bahnson, Henry T., 1920-
Recorded at Johns Hopkins Hospital surgical staff conference, January 10, 1976.