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Davis, Loyal, 1896-1982

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1896 - 1982

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Loyal Davis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ghsl-52
Abstract

Papers of professor and neurosurgeon Loyal Davis consisting of speeches, writings, notes from medical school, materials related to a biography of J. B. Murphy, and a life mask.

Dates: 1914 - 1960

Injuries of the Peripheral Nerves, 1948

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This color film with sound uses color illustrations, animation, diagrams, and footage of patients to detail the structure of several different nerves and explain the process of impulses in the brain and nerve and muscle movement. The effects of injuries to nerves are detailed and exhibited by the patients, including effect on muscle movement, muscle atrophy, sensation loss, and effects to the skin. Nerves detailed are: ulnar, median, radial, brachial-plexus nerve network, sciatic, peroneal,...
Dates: 1948

Northwestern Marches On, circa 1931

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: this film includes footage of research animals and the dissection of human cadavers, as well as outdated, offensive terms.Silent, black and white film about Northwestern University Medical School, giving a brief history using still images and film, then describing the current operations of the school “for the benefit of our alumni and friends who cannot visit us in person." Intertitle cards describe the images and film that are shown. Most of the footage was presumably...
Dates: circa 1931

[Northwestern Marches On (extended cut)], circa 1931

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Warning: this film includes footage of research animals and the dissection of human cadavers, as well as outdated, offensive terms.Silent, black and white film about Northwestern University Medical School, giving a brief history using still images and film, then describing the current operations of the school “for the benefit of our alumni and friends who cannot visit us in person." Intertitle cards describe the images and film that are shown. Most of the footage was presumably...
Dates: circa 1931

[Northwestern University Medical School centennial footage], 1959-09-29

 Item — Box 8
Scope and Contents Silent, black and white film taken the day of the Northwestern University Medical School’s Centennial Founders Day Convocation on September 29, 1959. Include shots of a group of men, featuring Richard H. Young, MD, Dean of the Medical School, and honorary degree recipients (identified below) in academic gowns and regalia posing for photographs and talking amongst themselves, walking from Abbott Hall across campus into Thorne Hall, and sitting on a stage in an auditorium in front of a large...
Dates: 1959-09-29

Treatment of Simple Head Injuries, 1954

 Item — Box 4
Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic surgical content.Loyal Davis, MD, introduces and narrates this color, monaural sound film describing the details of the chronological steps which should be taken in the treatment of a simple head injury. Three cases are briefly presented for observation. The first case is an unconscious man, approximately mid-30’s, who has been in a serious accident and received lacerations on the face and scalp, as well as other injuries. The second case is an...
Dates: 1954