Introduction A Collector's Passion:
Carl W. Gottschalk The Kidney in the
The Carl W. Gottschalk Collection History of Medicine
Exhibition Checklist Selections from the
Display Space Carl W. Gottschalk Collection


This checklist is only a partial record of the exhibition. With the exception of the first book, the list is limited to materials that are part of the Carl W. Gottschalk Collection on the Human Kidney in the Rare Book Collection of Wilson Library. The Garrison and Morton numbers following many of the entries are from Jeremy M. Norman (ed.), Morton's Medical Bibliography: An Annotated Check-List of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine (Garrison and Morton). Fifth edition. Aldershot: Scolar; Brookfield, Vermont: Gower, 1991.

1. Galen (129-ca. 210). De affectorum locorum notitia. Paris: Henri Estienne, 1513. From the Estienne Collection, Rare Book Collection. Garrison and Morton, 2269.

2. Bartolomeo Eustachi (d. 1574). Opuscula anatomica. Venice: Vincenzo Luchino, 1564. Includes the author's "De renum structura," the first work devoted specifically to the kidney. Garrison and Morton, 1228.

3. Jean de Varanda (1563 or 1564-1617). Tractatus de affectibus renum et vesicae. Hanau: Petrus Antonius, 1617.

4. Nathaniel Highmore (1613-1685). Corporis humani disquisitio anatomica. The Hague: Samuel Broun, 1651. Garrison and Morton, 382.

5. René Descartes (1596-1650). De homine figuris et latinitate donatus a Florentio Schuyl. Leyden: Peter Leffen and Francis Moyaerd, 1662. Garrison and Morton, 574.

6. Marcello Malpighi (1628-1694). De viscerum structura exercitatio anatomica. Bologna: Jacopo Monti, 1666. Garrison and Morton, 535.

7. Théophile Bonet (1620-1689). Sepulchretum, sive, Anatomica practica, ex cadaveribus morbo denatis. Geneva: Leonard Chouët, 1679. Volume 2. Garrison and Morton, 2274.

8. Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608-1679). De motu animalium. Rome: Angelo Bernabò, 1680-81. 2 volumes. Garrison and Morton, 762.

9. Raymond Vieussens (1641?-1715). Neurographia universalis... Editio nova. Lyon: Jean Certe, 1685. Garrison and Morton, 1379.

10. Lorenzo Bellini (1643-1704). Exercitationes anatomicae duae de structura et usu renum. Leyden: Johann Arnold Langerack, 1711. See Garrison and Morton, 1229 (1662 edition).

11. Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564). Opera omnia... Leyden: Joannes du Vivie, and Joannes and Herman Verbeek, 1725. 2 volumes. This is the first collected edition of the author's works. It contains the copperplate reproductions by Jan Wandelaar based on the original woodcuts from Vesalius's De humani corporis fabrica (1555).

12. Lorenzo Bellini (1643-1704). De urinis et pulsibus, de missione sanguinis, de febribus... Leyden: Joannes à Kerckem, 1730. See Garrison and Morton, 762.1 (1683 edition).

13. Stephen Hales (1677-1761). Statical Essays Containing Haemastaticks; or, An Account of Some Hydraulick and Hydrostatical Experiments Made on the Blood and Blood-Vessels of Animals. Also an Account of Some Experiments on Stones in the Kidneys and Bladder... London: W. Innys and R. Manby, 1733. Garrison and Morton, 765.

14. Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777). Icones anatomicae quibus praecipuae aliquae partes corporis humani delineatae proponuntur... Göttingen: Widow of Abraham Vandenhoeck, 1743-56. 8 parts in 1 volume. Garrison and Morton, 397.

15. Bernard Siegfried Albinus (1697-1770). Tables of the Skeleton and Muscles of the Human Body. London: H. Woodfall, for John and Paul Knapton, 1749. Translated from the Latin edition of 1747. With engravings by Jan Wandelaar. See Garrison and Morton, 399 (1747 Latin edition).

16. Giambattista Morgagni (1682-1771). De sedibus, et causis morborum. Venice: Remondini, 1761. 2 volumes. Garrison and Morton, 2276.

17. Alexander Schumlansky (1748-1795). De structura renum... Strasbourg: Johann Georg Treuttel, 1788.

18. Matthew Baillie (1761-1823). A Series of Engravings, Accompanied with Explanations, Which Are Intended to Illustrate the Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body... Second edition. London: Printed by W. Bulmer, and Sold by G. and W. Nicol, 1812. See Garrison and Morton, 2282 (first edition of 1799-1803).

19. Xavier Bichat (1771-1802). Treatise on the Membranes in General, and of Different Membranes in Particular. A new edition. Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard, 1813. Translated by John G. Coffin from the French original (Paris, 1800). Garrison and Morton, 537 (1800 edition).

20. Richard Bright (1789-1858). Reports of Medical Cases, Selected with a View of Illustrating the Symptoms and Cure of Diseases by a Reference to Morbid Anatomy. London: Richard Taylor for Longman et al., 1827. Garrison and Morton, 4206.

21. Jean Cruveilhier (1791-1874). Anatomie pathologique du corps humain. Paris: J.-B. Baillière, 1829-42. 2 volumes. Garrison and Morton, 2286.

22. Richard Bright (1789-1858). Cases and Observations, Illustrative of Renal Disease Accompanied with the Secretion of Albuminous Urine. London: Samuel Highley, 1836-40. Reprinted from Guy's Hospital Reports, Vol. 1, no. 1 (April 1836) and Vol. 5 (1840). Garrison and Morton, 4207.

23. Pierre François Olive Rayer (1793-1867). Traité des maladies des reins, étudiées en elles-mêmes et dans leurs rapports avec les maladies des uretères, de la vessie, de la prostate, de l'urètre, etc. Paris: Chez J.-B. Baillière, 1837.

24. Pierre François Olive Rayer (1793-1867). Traité des maladies des reins et des altérations de la sécrétion urinaire... Paris: Chez J.-B. Baillière, 1839-1841. 3 volumes. Garrison and Morton, 4208.

25. Sir William Bowman (1816-1892). "On the Structure and Use of the Malpighian Bodies of the Kidney, with Observations on the Circulation." London: Printed by R. and J. E. Taylor, 1842. Offprint from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part I for 1842. This copy is inscribed by the author to a Professor Christie. Garrison and Morton, 1231.

26. Jacob Henle (1809-1885). Traité d'anatomie générale, ou, Histoire des tissus et de la composition chimique du corps humain... Paris: Chez J.-B. Baillière, 1843.

27. Friedrich Theodor Frerichs (1819-1885). Die Bright'sche Nierenkrankheit und deren Behandlung. Braunschweig: Druck und Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1851. Garrison and Morton, 4209.

28. Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig (1816-1895). Lehrbuch der Physiologie des Menschen. Heidelberg: Akademische Verlagshandlung von C. F. Winter, 1852-56. 2 volumes.

29. Claude Bernard (1813-1878). Introduction à l'étude de la médecine expérimentale. Paris: J.-B. Baillière et fils; Londres: Hippolyte Baillière, 1865. Garrison and Morton, 1766.501.

30. Gustav Simon (1824-1876). Chirurgie der Nieren. Erlangen: Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1871-76. 2 volumes. Volume 2 has imprint: Stuttgart, F. Enke. Garrison and Morton, 4214.

31. Sir William Withey Gull (1816-1890). "On the Pathology of the Morbid State Commonly Called Chronic Bright's Disease with Contracted Kidney..." Medico-Chirurgical Transactions. Second series. Vol. 37 (1872). Garrison and Morton, 4215.

32. Jean Martin Charcot (1825-1893). Leçons sur les maladies du foie, des voies biliaires et des reins faites à la Faculté de médecine de Paris. Paris: Bureaux du Progrès Médical, 1877. Garrison and Morton, 4216.2.

33. New Sydenham Society. An Atlas of Illustrations of Pathology. London: The Society, 1877-1907.

34. Jean Martin Charcot (1825-1893). Lectures on Bright's Disease of the Kidneys, Delivered at the School of Medicine of Paris. New York: William Wood, 1878. Translation of Leçons sur les maladies du foie, des voies biliaires et des reins. See Garrison and Morton, 4216.2 (French edition).

35. George Michael Edebohls (1853-1908). The Surgical Treatment of Bright's Disease. New York: Frank F. Lisiecki, 1904.

36. Hermann Senator (1834-1911). Diseases of the Kidneys and of the Spleen, Hemorrhagic Diseases. Philadelphia; London: W. B. Saunders, 1905. Translation of Erkrankungen der Nieren.

37. John J. Abel (1857-1938), Leonard G. Rowntree (1883-1959) and Benjamin B. Turner (b. 1871). "On the Removal of Diffusible Substances from the Circulating Blood by Means of Dialysis." Reprinted from the Transactions of the Association of American Physicians, 1913. Garrison and Morton, 741.2.

38. Thomas Gregor Brodie (1866-1916) and J. J. MacKenzie. "On Changes in the Glomeruli and Tubules of the Kidney Accompanying Activity." Displayed with: Thomas Gregor Brodie. "Croonian Lecture: a New Conception of the Glomerular Function." Separate reprints from Proceedings of the Royal Society, B, Vol. 87 (1914). Both reprints are stamped "With the author's compliments."

39. Franz Volhard (1872-1950) and Karl Theodor Fahr (1877-1945). Die Brightsche Nierenkrankheit: Klinik, Pathologie und Atlas. Berlin: Verlag von Julius Springer, 1914. Garrison and Morton, 4238.

40. Joseph T. Wearn (1893-1984) and Alfred Newton Richards (1876-1966). "Observations on the Composition of the Glomerular Urine with Particular Reference to the Problem of Reabsorption in the Renal Tubules." Reprinted from the American Journal of Physiology, Vol. LXXI, no. 1 (December, 1924). Garrison and Morton, 1239.

41. Alfred Newton Richards (1876-1966). "Methods and Results of Direct Investigations of the Function of the Kidney." Baltimore: Pub. by the Williams & Wilkins Company for the Wayne County Medical Society, Detroit, Mich., 1929. (Beaumont Foundation Lectures, series no. 8).

42. Homer William Smith (1895-1962). The Physiology of the Kidney. New York: Oxford University Press, c1937.

43. Jean Redman Oliver (1889-1976). Architecture of the Kidney in Chronic Bright's Disease. New York: Paul B. Hoeber, c1939. Garrison and Morton, 4250.2.

44. Willem J. Kolff (b. 1912). De kunstmatige nier. Kampen: Drukkerij J. H. Kok, 1946. See Garrison and Morton, 4255.

45. Willem J. Kolff (b. 1912). The Artificial Kidney. Kampen: Drukkerij J. H. Kok, 1946. A shortened English translation of the author's Dutch book, De kunstmatige nier. See Garrison and Morton, 4255.

46. Gordon Murray, Edmond Delorme, and Newell Thomas. "Artificial Kidney." London: British Medical Association, ca. 1949. Reprinted from the British Medical Journal, October 22, 1949. (The Alexander Simpson-Smith Lecture).

47. Carl W. Gottschalk and Margaret Mylle. "Micropuncture Study of the Mammalian Urinary Concentrating Mechanism: Evidence for the Countercurrent Hypothesis." Bethesda, Maryland: American Journal of Physiology, [1959]. Reprinted from the American Journal of Physiology, Vol. 196, no. 4 (April, 1959). Garrison and Morton, 1246.2.

48. Committee on Chronic Kidney Disease. Report of the Committee on Chronic Kidney Disease. Washington: U. S. Bureau of the Budget, 1967.

49. Carl W. Gottschalk and William E. Lassiter. "Micropuncture Methodology." Washington, D.C.: American Physiological Society, 1973. Reprinted from Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology.

50. Carl W. Gottschalk. The Jeremiah Metzger Lecture: the Nephrons in Bright's Disease, Their Structure and Function. Philadelphia: American Clinical and Climatological Association, ca. 1978. Reprinted from Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association.

51. Carl W. Gottschalk and William E. Lassiter. Research Needs in Nephrology & Urology. Bethesda, Maryland: National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, [1978.]

52. Laurence E. Earley and Carl W. Gottschalk, editors. Strauss and Welt's Diseases of the Kidney. Third edition. Boston: Little, Brown, c1979.

53. Carl W. Gottschalk and Susan K. Fellner. "History of the Science of Dialysis." Basel: S. Karger, 1997. Reprinted from American Journal of Nephrology 17, 1997.

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