KouW, William B. Kouwenhoven Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Box 2013-031-05] Research Materials. — 1921-1940s
Box 2013-031-05 had been numbered Ms. 95, Box 5 when housed at the Eisenhower Library and described as part of the Research Materials Series.

[Folder] Electric Shock - "A Report of the Injuries in the Central Nervous System by Electric Currents" (Langworthy & Kouwenhoven. — 1929
Creator: Langworthy, Orthello R. (Orthello Richardson), 1897-1996
This folder contains a copy of a report on the effects of electric current done on rats using both alternating and continuous currents.

[Folder] Electric Shock - "Effects of Electric Shock" (Kouwenhoven & Langworthy). — 1929
Creator: Langworthy, Orthello R. (Orthello Richardson), 1897-1996
Several copies of this paper are found in the folder. There is no indication as to where it was presented.

[Folder] Electric Shock - News Articles. — 1931-36
This folder contains a variety of general news clippings about electric shock and one article about Dr. Kouwenhoven being honored for his research.

[Folder] Electric Shock Papers 1931-57. — 1931-57
This folder contains a variey of reprints of articles of work on electric shock done by other national and international scientists over a 26-year period.

[Folder] Electric Shock Research 1926-29. — 1926-29
This folder contains a variety of materials related to Dr. Kouwenhoven's research of the effects of electric shock: correspondence, fatality records from electric shock incidents, and a copy of a paper by H.W. Ian Urquart entitled "Experimental Electrical Shock."

[Folder] Electric Shock Research 1929-39. — 1929-39
This folder contains a variety of hand-written notes by Dr. Kouwenhoven, reprints of articles and comments on the works of other scientists in the field of effects of electric shock.

[Folder] Electric Shock Research 1929. — 1929
This folder contains a copy of a paper about the effects of electric current using rats. The title page is missing as is any information on the authorship of the paper.

[Folder] Magnetic Tests of A. S. T. H. Drills - original notes (Kouwenhoven). — 1921
Contained in this folder are Dr. Kouwenhoven's original hand-written notes and manuscript for his paper entitled "Magnetic Tests of A. S. T. M. Drills."

[Folder] Magnetic Tests of A. S. T. H. Drills - Reports. — 1921-22
Reports of work done on magnetic testing of drills done at other research sites are included in this folder.

[Folder] Magnetic Tests of A. S. T. H. Drills - Correspondence. — 1921-23
Various items of correspondence between Dr. Kouwenhoven and others interested in his work on magnetic testing of drills is found in this folder.

[Folder] Magnetic Tests of Drills - Patents. — 1914-24
This folder contains several patent reprints sent to Dr. Kouwenhoven by Leon Edelson and a note relating them to Kouwenhoven's own work on magnetic testing of drills.

[Folder] Relex Actions . — unknown
Research notes and photographs of electrical studies done on differents cell types are in this folder.

[Folder] Reprint - Magnetic Tests of A. S. T. M. Drills (Kouwenhoven). — 1923
This is a study for the American Society of Testing Materials of 51 high speed steel drills made by the Cleveland Twist Drill Company. Results, diagrams and conclusions are presented.

[Folder] Reprint - Oscillographic Study of the Current and Voltage in a Permeameter Circuit (Kouwenhoven and Berry). — 1923
This AIEE paper presents the results of a study of the voltage-time and current-time curves in a permeameter circuit and how to reduce the time required for the reversal of the magnetizing current.Oscillogram recordings are included.