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 24: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes
Folder 1: What is tetanus, 1914
Folder 2: Notes on aneurysm, 1915
Folder 3: Discussion: aneurysm, 1916-1925
Folder 4: Wounds of the heart; vascular suture, 1918
Folder 5: Paper: "Contribution of Rockefellers to sanitary welfare in Louisiana", 1931
Folder 6: Paper: "Medical progress", 1934
Folder 7: "Soul of the Surgeon", 1955
Folder 8: "Necessary qualities of a surgeon" by Prof. Estor
Folder 9: "The revolution of the trained nurse"
Folder 10: Illiae aneurysm; femoral perisphiral
Folder 11: Aneurysm: arterial and arteriovenous, 1925, 1930
Folder 12: Fractures, splinter, undated
Folder 13: General preparation for the management of gunshot wounds
Folder 14: Classification of gunshot wounds of blood vessels
Folder 15: Gunshot injuries of blood vessels, undated
Folder 16: Gunshot injuries of the extremities, undated
Folder 17: Gunshot wounds of the head, 1916
Folder 18: Wounds, undated
Folder 19: Wounds of the vertebral artery, undated
Folder 20: Surgery of the chest, undated
Folder 21: Affection of the neck, undated
Folder 22: Intra-thoracic surgery, undated
Folder 23: Intra-cranial complications, 1988, 1904
Folder 24: Intestinal obstructions, undated
Folder 25: Intestinal obstructions, undated
Folder 26: Fractures of the lower end of the humeri; femur
Folder 27: Ligation to wounded arteria
Folder 28: Lecture: Skin
Folder 29: Wounds of the cheek bone, undated
Folder 30: Surgery of the face, undated
Folder 31: Laryngeal surgery, undated
Folder 32: Eripipelia, undated
Folder 33: Aneurysm, 1900
in French.
Folder 34: Non-suture method of anastomosing blood vessels; war wounded; vitallium tubes, undated
Folder 35: Mitral stenosis with cases by Kahle and DeCamp, 1953
Folder 36: Study of embolisms; blood clotting, undated
Folder 37: Diagnostics significance of the peripheral pulses in vascular lesions, undated
Folder 38: Duplication and transmission of arterial traumatic heart murmurs, undated
Folder 39: Testing efficiency of collateral circulation, undated
Folder 40: Traumatic arterial stupor; war wounds, undated
Folder 41: Thrill of arteriovenous aneurysms, undated
Folder 42: Angiotic paralysis, undated
Folder 43: Syllabus: aneurysm, undated
Folder 44: Post-operative morbidity and mortality, undated
Folder 45: Gastro-duodenal tube and large intestine, 1924
Folder 46: Suppurative pericarditis; Noffsiger syndrome, undated
Folder 47: Splenectomy; intracranial aneurysms, 1935
Folder 48: Trigeminal neuralgia, undated
Folder 49: Cardia-vascular surgery; mitral stenosis, undated
Folder 50: Discussion on radiation burns and radiotherapy, undated
Folder 51: Sponges and their substitutes
Folder 52: Appendicitis, undated
Folder 53: Abdominal hernia
Folder 54: Three laws of importance in repairs, undated
Folder 55: Abdominal walls: congenital abnormalities, undated
Folder 56: Traumatism of the brain, undated
Folder 57: Amputation of the extremities from the standpoint of prosthesis, undated
Folder 58: Treatment of hemorrhage, undated
Folder 59: Crania-cerebral topography, undated
Folder 60: Intestinal obstruction, undated
Folder 61: Abdominal injuries; peritonitis, undated
Folder 62: Antiseptic and asepsis treatment of wounds, undated
Folder 63: Asepsis and antisepsis, undated
Folder 64: Moles, undated
Folder 65: Warts, undated
Folder 66: Surgical diseases of the nails, undated
Folder 67: Cysts, undated
Folder 68: Tuberculization and immunization, 1914
Folder 69: Infection or microbial inflammation, 1914
Folder 70: Orr embolism, 1908
Folder 71: Surgical bacteriology, 1897
Folder 72: The suture, 1919, undated
Folder 73: Curvature and fracture of the spine, 1901, undated
Folder 74: Fractures, tumors, and injuries of the skull, 1908, undated
Folder 75: Tumors, undated
Folder 76: Esophagus, undated
Folder 77: Caesarean section, 1936, undated
Folder 78: Paper in the word "aneurysm", 1941, undated
Folder 79: Preparation of the patient for the operation Part 1 - The operation, undated
Folder 80: Part 2 - The patient, undated
Folder 81: Part 3 - The operation
Folder 82: Part 4 - Antisepsis and asepsis, undated
Folder 83: Part 5 and 6 - The operator's assistants, undated
Folder 84: Part 7 - Management of the patient during the operation, undated
Folder 85: Part 8 - Post operative sequelae and complications, undated
Folder 86: Inflammation, undated
Folder 87: Matas anniversary presentation ceremony address Vascular lesions [Mount Reid], 1931

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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