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Wells, Horace 1815-1848

Overview
Works: 110 works in 162 publications in 2 languages and 2,385 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: RK43.W4, 926.1
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Most widely held works about Horace Wells
 
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An essay on teeth; comprising a brief description of their formation, diseases, and proper treatment by Horace Wells( Book )

6 editions published between 1838 and 1949 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the discovery of the application of nitrous oxide gas, ether, and other vapors, to surgical operations by Horace Wells( Book )

4 editions published between 1847 and 1983 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discoverer of anæsthesia: Dr. Horace Wells of Hartford by Henry Wood Erving( Book )

3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tercentenary pamphlet series and its contributors by Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the mineral locality at Branchville, Connecticut. (Fifth paper) by George Jarvis Brush( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I awaken to glory : essays celebrating the sesquicentennial of the discovery of anesthesia by Horace Wells, December 11, 1844-December 11, 1994( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

. With the publication of I Awaken To Glory we now have a more perfect reconstruction of Wells the discoverer, Wells the scientist, Wells the inventor, Wells the dentist, Wells the humanist, and - last, but not least - Wells the man. The materials in this volume combine with W. Harry Archer's "Life and Letters of Horace Wells" to comprise the definitive documentation of Wells and his extraordinary contribution to medicine
An Examination of the question of anæsthesia, arising on the memorial of C.T.W. [presented on behalf of his father, H. Wells, as the discoverer of anæsthesia], etc by Charles Thomas Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Wells dishonored in René Fülöp-Miller's book : "Triumph over pain" by W. Harry Archer( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A part of the Duke Medical Center Library History of Medicine Ephemera Collection
Some complex chlorides containing gold by Horace Wells( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The discovery of ethereal inhalation by Horace Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1847 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

100th dental year toasts three Hartford dentists today. [March 18, 1940.] by Horace Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A discussion of triple salts by Horace L Wells( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Horace Wells centennial: North California, John E. Gurley. Chairman. December 10-11, 1944 by Horace Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Silhouette Self-Portrait by Horace Wells( )

1 edition published in 1842 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Framed silhouette with pencil background
Horace Wells day book A by Horace Wells( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Daily record of filling, extracting, inserting and cleansing teeth, and selling tooth powder, kept by a dentist of Hartford, Connecticut. He is credited with being the first dentist to use nitrous oxide to anesthetize a patient before dental work
Letter : Hartford, to Dr. Morton, [Boston] by Horace Wells( )

1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comments on the first use of William Morton's anesthesia device. Morton, a Boston dentist and former partner of Wells was one of the first to use ether as an anesthesia. In 1846, just two years after Horace Wells' anesthetic success with nitrous oxide, Dr. William Morton (1819-68), constructed the first anesthetic machine. Morton's machine was first tested on Oct. 16, 1846
[Horace Wells, biographical materials]( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Articles relating to Horace Wells and the discovery of anaesthesia taken from newspapers and journal.] by Horace Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Horace Wells Amerikaans arts (1815-1848)

Horace Wells médecin américain

Horace Wells medico statunitense

Horace Wells US-amerikanischer Zahnarzt

Wells, Horace L.

هوراس ولز

ホーレス・ウェルズ

霍勒斯·威尔士

霍勒斯·威爾斯

Languages
English (84)

French (2)

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