An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15961 entries, 13944 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: April 29, 2024


8 entries
  • 13262

Notice of some microscopic observations of the blood and animal tissues.

Philosophical Magazine, new ser., 2, 130-138, 1827.

Hodgkin and Lister determined that blood cells are bioconcave discs and accurately measured their diameter as "1/5000 of an inch."  Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

Subjects: HEMATOLOGY, Microscopy
  • 2746

On the retroversion of the valves of the aorta.

London Medical Gazette, 3, 433-43, 18281829.

Aortic insufficiency is usually associated with the name of Corrigan, but Hodgkin’s account antedates Corrigan by three years. 

  • 7497

A catalogue of the preparations in the anatomical museum of Guy’s Hospital arranged and edited, by desire of the Treasurer of the Hospital, and of the teachers of the Medical and Surgical School.

London: S. Highley, 1829.

Digital facsimile of Part II, Morbid Anatomy, from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: MUSEUMS › Medical, Anatomical & Pathological , PATHOLOGY
  • 3762

On some morbid appearances of the absorbent glands and spleen.

Med.-chir. Trans., 17, 68-114, 1832.

First full description of lymphadenoma, which Wilks in 1865 referred to as “Hodgkin’s disease”. This is more typically designated as Hodgkin's lymphoma. In 1666 Malpighi had vaguely outlined the condition. Hodgkin was pathologist at Guy’s Hospital. The paper is reproduced in Med. Classics, 1937, 1, 741-70.

Subjects: ONCOLOGY & CANCER › Lymphoma, Spleen: Lymphatics
  • 12197

On the influence of physical agents on life, by W. F. Edwards. Translated from the French by Dr. Hodgkin and Dr. Fisher. To which are added, in the appendix, some observations on electricity by Dr. Edwards, M. Pouillet, and Luke Howard; on absorption, and the uses of the spleen, by Dr. Hodgkin; on the microscopic characters of the animal tissues and fluids, by J. J. Lister and Dr. Hodgkin, and some notes to the work of Dr. Edwards.

London: S. Highley, 1832.

Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

Subjects: BIOLOGY › Ecology / Environment, PHYSIOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY › Environmental Physiology
  • 12204

Lectures on the means of promoting and preserving health, delivered at the Mechanics' Institute.

London: J. & A. Arch, 1835.

Lectures for "working men" and women on preventative medicine and self-help.  Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

Subjects: PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE, Self-Help Guides
  • 2290

Lectures on the morbid anatomy of the serous and mucous membranes. 2 vols.

London: Sherwood & Simpkin, Marshall, 1836, 1840.

Important work which stimulated the study of tissue pathology in England. Hodgkin was the first in England to give a regular lecture course in morbid anatomy, which he began at Guy’s in 1827. Vol. 2, pt. 2 was never published.

  • 12205

Thomas Hodgkin, M.D. (1798-1866): An annotated bibliography. By Harold H. Kass and Anne H. Bartlett.

Bull. Hist. Med., 43, 138-175, 1969.

An outstanding, very extensively annotated bibliography covering the full range of Hodgkin's publications.

Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Bibliographies of Individual Authors