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 41: History of Orleans Parish Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society
Folder 1: Orleans Parish Medical Society history
Folder 2: Historical survey of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1878-1900
Folder 3: Historical survey of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1878-1929
Folder 4: Historical survey of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1901-1923
Folder 5: Historical survey of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1924-1936
Folder 6: Historical survey of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1937-1944
Folder 7: Historical survey of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1945-1954
Folder 8: Orleans Parish Medical statistical data, 1844-1932
Folder 9: Photos of officers of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 19th century-1937
Folder 10: Brief biography of presidents of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1878-1937
Folder 11: List of Vice-Presidents of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1878-1937
Folder 12: Photos of treasurers and secretaries of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1895-1937
Folder 13: Board of directors of Orleans Parish Medical Society, 1878-1937
Folder 14: Dr. Chaille memorial, 1912, 1932
Folder 15: Orleans Parish Medical Society committees, 1937-1942, 1952
Folder 16: History of development of sewerage in New Orleans
Folder 17: History of development of drainage in New Orleans
Folder 18: History of development of water supply in New Orleans
Folder 19: Orleans Parish Medical Society conclusions
Folder 20: Biography of presidents, 1878-1938
Folder 21: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1878-1885
Folder 22: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1885-1895
Folder 23: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1895-1905
Folder 24: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1905-1912
Folder 25: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1912-1918
Folder 26: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1918-1926
Folder 27: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1926-1931
Folder 28: Biography of presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1931-1938
Folder 29: Biography of vice presidents of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1878-1938
Folder 30: Biography of treasurers of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1878-1938
Folder 31: Biography of recording secretaries, biography of corresponding secretaries, biography of chairman of House of Delegates, 1878-1938, 1878-1903, 1909-1936
Folder 32: Representatives of the Louisiana State Medical Society to the American Medical Society, 1878-1937
Folder 33: Chairmen of sections of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1889-1938
Folder 34: Committee chairmen of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1878-1938
Folder 35: Committee of arrangements of annual meetings, 1905, 1923-1938 with portraits
Folder 36: Annual orators of Louisiana State Medical Society portraits, 1896-1931
Folder 37: Annual orators of Louisiana State Medical Society portraits, 1932-1937
Folder 38: History of 2 state medical societies, 1849, 1878
Folder 39: Louisiana State Medical Society minutes and constitutions, 1849
Folder 40: Brief notes of proceedings of 1st Louisiana State Medical Society, 1849-1855
Folder 41: Pictorial gallery of Louisiana State Medical Society presidents, 1929
Folder 42: Tabloid of Louisiana State Medical Society meetings, 1878-1929
Folder 43: Introduction to chronology of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1876-1878
Folder 44: 2nd and 3rd annual meeting of Louisiana State Medical Society, 1879, 1880
Folder 45: 4th, 5th, 6th annual meeting, 1881-1884
Folder 46: 7th, 8th, 9th annual meeting, 1885-1887
Folder 47: 10th, 11th, 12th annual meeting, 1888-1891
Folder 48: 13th, 14th, 15th annual meeting, 1892-1894
Folder 49: 16th, 17th annual meeting, 1895-1896
Folder 50: 18th, 19th, 20th annual meeting, 1897-1899
Folder 51: 21st, 22nd, 23rd annual meeting, 1900-1902
Folder 52: 24th, 25th, 26th annual meeting, 1903-1905
Folder 53: 27th, 28th, 29th annual meeting, 1906-1908
Folder 54: 30th, 31st, 32nd annual meeting, 1909-1911
Folder 55: 33rd, 34th, 35th annual meeting, 1912-1914
Folder 56: 36th, 37th, 38th annual meeting, 1915-1917
Folder 57: 39th, 40th, 41st annual meeting, 1918-1920
Folder 58: 42nd, 43rd, 44th annual meeting, 1921-1923
Folder 59: 45th, 46th, 47th annual meeting, 1924-1926
Folder 60: 48th, 49th, 50th annual meeting, 1927-1929
Folder 61: 51st, 52nd, 53rd annual meeting, 1930-1932
Folder 62: 54th, 55th, 56th annual meeting, 1933-1935
Folder 63: 57th, 58th, 59th annual meeting, 1936-1938
Folder 64: 60th, 61st annual meeting, 1939-1940
Folder 65: Women's auxillary to the Louisiana State Medical Society, 1931-1938

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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