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”

15849 entries, 13787 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 28, 2023

CARTER, Henry Vandyke

6 entries
  • 418

Anatomy, descriptive and surgical. By Henry Gray. The drawings by H. V. Carter. The dissections jointly by the author and Dr. Carter.

London: John W. Parker & Son, 1858.

Gray’s textbook of anatomy remains today a standard work on the subject in the English-speaking world. The 37th edition appeared in 1989; the first American edition was published at Philadelphia, 1859. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, ANATOMY › Anatomical Illustration, ANATOMY › Surgical Anatomy
  • 4047

On a new and striking form of fungus disease, principally affecting the foot, and prevailing endemically in many parts of India.

Trans. med. phys. Soc. Bombay, (1860), n.s. 6, 104-42, 1861.

First modern description of mycetoma of the foot – “Madura foot”, “Carter’s mycetoma”. It was mentioned by E. Kaempfer in his Amoenitates exoticae, Lemgo, 1712, p. 561. Colebrook at the Madura Dispensary is said to have given it the name “Madura foot” in 1846. See also No. 4066.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, Mycology, Medical, TROPICAL Medicine
  • 4066

On mycetoma, or the fungus disease of India.

London: J. & A. Churchill, 1874.

See No. 4047.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, Mycology, Medical, TROPICAL Medicine
  • 5316

Spirillum fever.

London: J.& A. Churchill, 1882.

Asiatic relapsing fever; original work on this disease by Carter is remembered by the eponym “Carter’s fever” and the name Borrelia carteri. He reproduced the disease in the monkey.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Lice-Borne Diseases › Relapsing Fever
  • 5323

Note on the occurrence of a minute blood-spirillum in an Indian rat.

Sci. Mem. med. Off. Army India, (1887), 3, 45-48, 1888.

Demonstration of Spirillum minus, later shown to be a cause of rat-bite fever. (See also No. 5327).



Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Animal Bite Wound Infections › Rat-Bite Fever
  • 13166

The making of Mr. Gray's Anatomy: Bodies, books, fortune, fame.

New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

An exhaustive account of the creation, production, distribution and influence of this classic.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, ANATOMY › History of Anatomical Illustration, ANATOMY › History of Anatomy