Nineteenth Century Stethoscope, circa 1800-1860
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Brief Description: Contains a wooden Laƫnnec-style stethoscope thought to have been used in the early 19th century. Included in the collection is a paper scroll that accounts the early development of the stethoscope for medical purposes.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: pbruce [at]
Record Series Number: 00/MG 130
Volume: 0.2 Linear Feet
Acquired: 09/28/2017.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
Medicine--United States--History--19th century.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Physical Access Notes: The fragile nature of the stethoscope my limit handling. Please consult a staff member for assistance.
Acquisition Notes:   Acc. 2017.019 was received by Special Collections and University Archives sometime prior to 2015.
PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Nineteenth Century Stethoscope, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.