Rudolph Matas papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Biographical and personal documents and papers

Biographical and personal documents and papers

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Medical practices, clinical histories

Medical practices, clinical histories

Medical practices, clinical histories

Medical practices, clinical histories

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Speeches

Speeches

Papers, abstracts, memorials, case notes

Patient account books

History of medicine; Nursing in Louisiana, Charity Hospital

Volumes

History of Orleans Parish Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society

Medical societies and associations

Matas notebooks, scrapbooks, albums, and prayer books

Programs and medical exams

Published articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas

Published medical articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas

Newspaper clippings

Photographs: family, friends, trips

Photographs of Dr. Matas and family and friends

Other items

University items

Medical slides

Phonograph records

Two boxes index cards

Four-drawer file

Biographical note cards

Photographs



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Rudolph Matas papers, 1829-1960 | Louisiana Research Collection

By Eira Tansey

Collection Overview

Title: Rudolph Matas papers, 1829-1960

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 868

Primary Creator: Matas, Rudolph,  1860-1957.

Extent: 56.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged as follows: biographical and personal documents and papers of Rudolph Matas; correspondence, both personal and professional; medical practice and clinical histories; sketches and photographs of medical cases; teaching lectures, syllabi, and notes; diaries; speeches; papers, abstracts, memorials, and case notes; patient account books; history of medicine manuscript; Charity Hospital history; Louisiana State Medical Society and Orleans Parish Medical Society materials; published articles of Dr. Matas and others; newspaper clippings; photographs;  Matas decorations, medals, and oral history; Tulane University items; medical slides; phonograph records; biographical bibliography index cards; file drawer of bibliographical cards, and oversized items. The collection consists of 56 boxes and one oversize folder. It is 81 linear feet.

Date Acquired: 08/04/1969

Subjects: Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.), Louisiana State Medical Society., Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957., Medicine -- United States -- History., Physicians -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Physicians -- United States., Tulane University. School of Medicine.

Forms of Material: Bibliographies., Clippings (information artifacts), Diaries., Photographs., Publications., Sketches., Speeches.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of biographical and personal papers, correspondence, clinical histories, photographs and sketches of aneurysm patients, lectures, syllabi, papers, notes, diaries, speeches, abstracts, patient account books, scrapbooks, articles by Matas, newspaper clippings, photographs, personal memorabilia, Tulane memorabilia, and bibliographic cards. There is a scrapbook of the Louisiana State Medical Society created during Dr. Matas' presidency as well as his History of Louisiana State Medical School and History of Medicine in Louisiana. Matas was born in Louisiana and was closely tied to Tulane University from the time of his graduation from the University of Louisiana Medical School, predecessor of Tulane Medical School, in 1880.

Biographical Note

Rudolph Matas (1860-1957) was a noted physician, surgeon, teacher, leader in medical societies locally in New Orleans and internationally, and innovator of surgical methods. Matas was born in Louisiana and is closely associated with Tulane University from the time of his graduation from the University of Louisiana Medical School, predecessor of Tulane Medical School, in 1880.

Subject/Index Terms

Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.)
Louisiana State Medical Society.
Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957.
Medicine -- United States -- History.
Physicians -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Physicians -- United States.
Tulane University. School of Medicine.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Alternate Extent Statement: 81 linear feet

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Rudolph Matas.

Preferred Citation: Rudolph Matas papers, Manuscripts Collection 868, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection originally processed by Helen Burkes in 1994.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011. Revised by LAC Group 10/17/11.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 236484935


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 2: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 3: Correspondence],
[Box 4: Correspondence],
[Box 5: Correspondence],
[Box 6: Correspondence],
[Box 7: Correspondence],
[Box 8: Correspondence],
[Box 9: Correspondence],
[Box 10: Correspondence],
[Box 11: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1881-1917],
[Box 12: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1915-1923],
[Box 13: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1924-1925],
[Box 14: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1926-1940],
[Box 15: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 16: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 17: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 18: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 19: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 20: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 21: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 22: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 23: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 24: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 25: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 26: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 27: Day books, 1890s-1920s],
[Box 28: Day books, 1927-1931],
[Box 29: Day books, 1932-1934],
[Box 30: Day books, 1935-1938],
[Box 31: Day books, 1939-1943],
[Box 32: Day books, 1944-1947],
[Box 33: Day books, 1948-1950],
[Box 34: Day books, 1951-1956],
[Box 35: Speeches],
[Box 36: Speeches],
[Box 37: Papers, abstracts, memorials, case notes],
[Box 38: Patient account books, 1942-1947],
[Box 39: History of medicine; Nursing in Louisiana, Charity Hospital],
[Box 40: Volumes],
[Box 41: History of Orleans Parish Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society],
[Box 42: Medical societies and associations],
[Box 43: Matas notebooks, scrapbooks, albums, and prayer books],
[Box 44: Programs and medical exams, 1902-1925],
[Box 45: Published articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1870s-1929],
[Box 46: Published medical articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1930-1953],
[Box 47: Newspaper clippings, 1855-1960s],
[Box 48: Photographs: family, friends, trips],
[Box 49: Photographs of Dr. Matas and family and friends, 1877-1957],
[Box 50: Other items],
[Box 51: University items],
[Box 52: Medical slides],
[Box 53: Phonograph records],
[Box 54: Two boxes index cards],
[Box 55: Four-drawer file],
[Box 56: Biographical note cards],
[Oversize folder 1: Photographs],
[All]

Box 37: Papers, abstracts, memorials, case notes
Folder 1: Abstracts of doctors, 1829-1901
Folder 2: Case notes: injury to femoral vessels, 1829-1924
Folder 3: Case notes, 1901-1918
Folder 4: Case notes: aneurysms, 1904-1934
Folder 5: Case notes: aneurysms, undated
Folder 6: Case notes: aneurysms, undated
Folder 7: Dr. Matas paper at International Congress of Medicine, 1913
Folder 8: Abstract, Southern Medical Association, 1916
Folder 9: Case notes: thyroid treatment, 1916-1923
Folder 10: Dr. Matas paper on medical military service, 1918?
Folder 11: Case notes, 1920s
Folder 12: Dr. Matas paper read at American Association of Thoracic Surgery, 1922
Folder 13: Dr. Matas paper, "Yellow Fever", 1925
Folder 14: Dr. Matas paper, "Dr. C. Edmund Kells", 1927
Folder 15: Case notes, 1930s
Folder 16: Dr. Matas birthday volume, 1932
Folder 17: Dr. Matas remarks on surgery of the subclavian arteries, 1932
Folder 18: Memoriam: William McDowell Mastin, 1933
Folder 19: Dr. Matas paper, "Medical Progress", 1934
Folder 20: Case notes, 1935
Folder 21: Memoriam: Leopold Mitchell, 1937
Folder 22: Memoriam: Dr. Russel E. Stone, 1937
Folder 23: Case notes, 1938-1939
Folder 24: Case notes, 1940s
Folder 25: Dr. Matas forward to Flagg's "Art of Anesthesia", 1943
Folder 26: New Years greetings from Dr. Matas to armed forces, 1944
Folder 27: Response to address, 1948
Folder 28: Memoriam: William Augustus Evans, 1948
Folder 29: Dr. Matas paper "Memoriam to William Steward Halstead", 1952
Folder 30: Dr. Matas address at Howard-Tilton Library, 1955
Folder 31: Dr. Matas bulletin of the Touro staff, 1955
Folder 32: "Surgical operations 50 years ago...", undated
Folder 33: Dr. Matas forward to Dr. A. Ochsner paper, undated
Folder 34: Dr. Matas memoriam to Dr. Tipping, also Jane Grey Rogers
Folder 35: Dr. Matas, historical preface
Folder 36: Dr. Matas remarks to foreign researchers in vascular research
Folder 37: Report of Orleans Parish Medical Society on "Outdoor Hall of Fame"
Folder 38: Dr. Matas, "Politics and Hospitals"
Folder 39: Summary: "Ulcers of the Legs"
Folder 40: Case notes: treatment of amebosis
Folder 41: Case notes: embolism and thrombosis
Folder 42: Case notes: tuberculosis
Folder 43: Paper: tubercular condition (typho bacillosis of Landronzy)
Folder 44: Case notes: amputations (French)
Folder 45: Case notes, undated
Folder 46: Matas notes, statistics
Folder 47: Notes: contributions of the surgeons of Louisiana

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 2: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 3: Correspondence],
[Box 4: Correspondence],
[Box 5: Correspondence],
[Box 6: Correspondence],
[Box 7: Correspondence],
[Box 8: Correspondence],
[Box 9: Correspondence],
[Box 10: Correspondence],
[Box 11: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1881-1917],
[Box 12: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1915-1923],
[Box 13: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1924-1925],
[Box 14: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1926-1940],
[Box 15: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 16: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 17: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 18: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 19: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 20: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 21: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 22: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 23: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 24: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 25: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 26: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 27: Day books, 1890s-1920s],
[Box 28: Day books, 1927-1931],
[Box 29: Day books, 1932-1934],
[Box 30: Day books, 1935-1938],
[Box 31: Day books, 1939-1943],
[Box 32: Day books, 1944-1947],
[Box 33: Day books, 1948-1950],
[Box 34: Day books, 1951-1956],
[Box 35: Speeches],
[Box 36: Speeches],
[Box 37: Papers, abstracts, memorials, case notes],
[Box 38: Patient account books, 1942-1947],
[Box 39: History of medicine; Nursing in Louisiana, Charity Hospital],
[Box 40: Volumes],
[Box 41: History of Orleans Parish Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society],
[Box 42: Medical societies and associations],
[Box 43: Matas notebooks, scrapbooks, albums, and prayer books],
[Box 44: Programs and medical exams, 1902-1925],
[Box 45: Published articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1870s-1929],
[Box 46: Published medical articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1930-1953],
[Box 47: Newspaper clippings, 1855-1960s],
[Box 48: Photographs: family, friends, trips],
[Box 49: Photographs of Dr. Matas and family and friends, 1877-1957],
[Box 50: Other items],
[Box 51: University items],
[Box 52: Medical slides],
[Box 53: Phonograph records],
[Box 54: Two boxes index cards],
[Box 55: Four-drawer file],
[Box 56: Biographical note cards],
[Oversize folder 1: Photographs],
[All]


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