COLLECTED PAPERS OF

FREDERICK G. KILGOUR



CONTENTS - THE EARLY YEARS

Frontispiece. - Page .ii

Preface. - Page .xi

Microphotography. - Page .1

Professor John Winthrop's Notes on Sun Spot Observations (1739). - Page .3

A New Punched Card for Circulation Records. - Page .7

The First Century of Scientific Books in the Harvard College Library. - Page .11

Thomas Robie (1689-1729), Colonial Scientist and Physician. - Page .15

Typography in Celluloid. - Page .25

Foreign Papers Microfilmed. - Page .31

Justin Winsor. - Page .33

Isaac Greenwood and American Science. - Page .37

The Rise of Scientific Activity in Colonial New England. - Page .39

Acquiring a Knowledge of the History of Science. - Page .49

Excerpt from Yale Medical Library Report of Frederick G. Kilgour - Librarian - 30 June 1951. - Page .55

Science in the Colonies: Early American Science. - Page .57

William Harvey's Use of the Quantitative Method. - Page .63

William Harvey. - Page .71

Portraits of Doctor Hezekiah Beardsley and His Wife, Elizabeth. - Page .79

History and Significance of Automatic Control. - Page .83

How Good Are Our Science and Engineering?. - Page .87

The Yale Medical Library's Role in Education. - Page .91

Excerpt from Yale Medical Library Report of Frederick G. Kilgour - Librarian - 30 June 1956. - Page .95

The Problem from the Viewpoint of Strategic Intelligence. - Page .97

Galen. - Page .103

Harvey's Use of Galen's Findings in His Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood. - Page .111

Die Medizinische Bibliothek der Universitat Yale: Ursprung und Wachstum ihrer medizinhistorischen Abteilung. - Page .113

Medicine in Art. - Page .127

The Sorcerer. - Page .129

Assyrian Priest with Poppies. - Page .131

Horus the Child Warding Off Malign Animals. - Page .133

Greek Clinic. - Page .135

Aeneas and the Physician Iapix. - Page .137

St. Luke. - Page .139

Eleventh-century Surgery. - Page .141

Saints Cosmas and Damian Miraculously Replacing a Leg. - Page .143

Instructions in a Medieval Medical School. - Page .145

Pope Innocent III and Physicians. - Page .147

Cutting for Stone in Head. - Page .149

Dr. Rodrigo de la Fuente. - Page .151

The Anatomy Lesson of Doctor Frederick Ruysch. - Page .153

Plague Patients at Jaffa. - Page .155

An Operation. - Page .157

Harvey Manuscripts. - Page .159

Modern Medicine in Historical Perspective. - Page .161

The First Century of Medical Books in the Yale College Library. - Page .171

The Disappearance of Unbound Journals. - Page .175

History of the Idea of Atomicity as a Basis of Curative Medicine. - Page .177

William Harvey and His Contributions. - Page .181

The Prehistory of Science: Knowledge of Animals in the Paleolithic Age. - Page .191

Recorded Use of Books in the Yale Medical Library. - Page .199

Use of Medical and Biological Journals in the Yale Medical Library - Part II. Moderately Used Journals. - Page .203

Use of Medical and Biological Journals in the Yale Medical Library - Part I. Frequently Used Journals. - Page .215

Scientific Ideas of Atomicity in the 19th Century. - Page .219

Marginal Punched Charge Card Form Facilitates Sending Overdue Notices. - Page .223

Vitruvius and the Early History of Wave Theory. - Page .225

A Quantitative Study of Characters on Biomedical Catalog Cards - A Preliminary Investigation. - Page .229

Density of Library Book Use in Biology and Medicine. - Page .233

Computerization of Book Catalogues at the Columbia, Harvard and Yale Medical Libraries. - Page .235

Moderately and Heavily Used Biomedical Journals. - Page .239

The Use of Medical Theses as Demonstrated by Journal Citations - 1850-1960. - Page .245

A Comparison of Library of Congress Subject Headings and Medical Subject Headings. - Page .253

Development of Computerization of Card Catalogs in Medical and Scientific Libraries. - Page .257

Development of Computerization of Card Catalogs in Medical and Scientific Libraries at Yale University. - Page .265

Mechanization of Cataloging Procedures. - Page .271

Regional Plans for Medical Library Service: Regional Library Services of the Yale Medical Library. - Page .279

Catalog Subject Searches in the Yale Medical Library. - Page .281

Computers and Books: Some Prospects for the Yale Libraries. - Page .287

Research Libraries in Information Networks. - Page .293

Computer Applications in Biomedical Libraries. - Page .299

How Biomedical Investigators Use Library Books. - Page .305

Basic Systems Assumptions of the Columbia-Harvard-Yale Medical Libraries Computerization Project. - Page .309

Technological Innovation in the United States. - Page .315

Science in the American Colonies and the Early Republic 1664-1845. - Page .331

Index. - Page .345