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Dr. Willy Katz collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The Dr. Willy Katz collection consists of ten medical instruments used by Dr. Katz in his medical practice in Dresden (reflex hammer, two forceps, otoscope, clippers, forceps, caliper, curette, medical scissors and case, acidimeter, and instructions for the acidimeter); four Star of David badges; and a collection of archival papers including biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and subject files documenting Dr. Katz’s medical service during World War I; his first wife, their child, and his second wife; and his work as the head of the Jewish health care center in Dresden during World War II.
Provenance
Heinz Böhm donated the medical instruments in 1990. At the time he loaned the archival papers for a period of ten years. He formally donated the archival papers in 1999 along with the Star of David badges.
Date
approximately 1880-1988
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Caliper

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.1

Caliper

Reflex hammer

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.2

Reflex hammer

Acidimeter

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.3.1

Acidimeter

Acidimeter

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.3.2 a-b

Acidimeter

Instructions for an acidimeter

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.4

Instructions for an acidimeter

Curette

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.5

Curette

Forceps

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.6

Forceps

Forceps

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.7

Forceps

Otoscope

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.8

Otoscope

Clippers

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.9

Clippers

Medical scissors

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.10 a

Medical scissors

Medical scissors and case

Object | Accession Number: 1990.88.10 b

Medical scissors and case

Dr. Willy Katz papers

Document | Accession Number: 1990.88.11

Date
approximately 1880-1988  (inclusive)
1902-1950  (bulk)
Dr. Willy Katz papers

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center

Object | Accession Number: 1999.204.2

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center

Object | Accession Number: 1999.204.3

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center

Object | Accession Number: 1999.204.4

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center

Object | Accession Number: 1999.204.5

Star of David badge with Jude printed in the center
 
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