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


[Box 2013-031-08] Lectures. — 1940s-1960s
Box 2013-031-08 had been numbered Ms. 95, Box 8 when housed at the Eisenhower Library and described as part of the Writings Series.

[Folder] Lectures - Electric Shock 1930's. — 1930's
Hand written notes on index cards and paper from several lectures are in this folder.

[Folder] Lectures - Electric Shock 1940-44. — 1940-44
Notes from several lectures on Dr. Kouwenhoven's research work written by hand on paper and index cards are in this folder.

[Folder] Lectures - Electric Shock 1945-49. — 1945-49
Hand-written notes on index cards from several of Dr. Kouwenhoven's lectures on his research are in this folder.

[Folder] Lectures - Electric Shock 1951-54. — 1951-54
This folder contains hand written notes on paper and notecards from lectures given by Dr. Kouwenhoven on his research work in effects of electric shock.

[Folder] Lectures - Electric Shock 1967-70. — 1967-70
This folder contains hand written notes on notecards for lectures given by Dr. Kouwenhoven on his research work on the effects of electric shock on humans.

[Folder] Lectures - Electricity in Medicine 1903. — 1903
This folder contains the hand written notes and typed copy of Dr. Kouwenhoven's introduction from a lecture about the partnership between medicine and engineering. Both specialties were represented in the audience.

[Folder] Lectures - Thomas A. Edison 1947. — 1947
This folder contains the lecture notes and complete talk (slide presentation) given by Dr. Kouwenhoven in honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thomas A. Edison. The observation was held in Baltimore.

[Folder] Reprint - Life Saving Research (Kouwenhoven and Langworthy) 1972. — 1972
Creator: Langworthy, Orthello R. (Orthello Richardson), 1897-1996
The paper and notes in this folder cover the history of electric shock studies done from 1938-1972 and the creation of the defibrillator. Included are detailed chronologies of the work done by Dr. Kouwenhoven and others.