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Biographical Sketches

Scientific and Historical Articles

Scientific and Historical Monographs

Feeding Devices


Influential texts written by leading pediatricians during the period:

Fomon, S.J. (1967) Infant Nutrition. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Hess, A.F. (1920) Scurvy--Past and Present. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Hess, A.F. (1929) Rickets Including Osteomalacia and Tetany, Philadelphia:  Lea & Febiger.

Holt, L.E. (1903) The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. New York: Appleton.

Holt, L.E. & Howland, J. (1936) The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. 10th ed., rev. by L.E. Holt, Jr. and R. McIntosh New York: Appleton-Century Co.

Jacobi, A. (1887) The Intestinal Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. Detroit: George S. Davis.

Jeans, P.C. (1946) Essentials of Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Marriott, W. McK. (1930) Infant Nutrition. St. Louis: C.V. Mosby Co.

Marriott. W. McK.(1941) Infant Nutrition. Rev. by Jeans, P.C. 3rded. St. Louis:  C.V. Mosby.

Rotch, T.M. (1896) Pediatrics; the hygienic and medical treatment of children. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Monographs of historic interest:

Cheadle, W.B. (1889) Artificial Feeding of Infants: The Properties of Artificial Foods and the Diseases which arise from Faults of Diet in Early Life. London: Smith, Elder & Co.

Meigs, A.V. (1885) Milk Analysis and Infant Feeding. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co.

Routh, C.H.F. (1860) Infant Feeding and Its Influence on Life.London: John Churchill.

Monographs on the history of infant feeding:

Cone, Jr. T.E. (1976) 200 Years of Feeding Infants in America.Columbus, Ohio: Ross Laboratories.

Cone, Jr. T.E. (1979) History of American Pediatrics.Boston: Little, Brown and Company.

Nichols, Jr. B.L., Ballabriga, A. and Kretchmer, N., eds. (1991)History of Pediatrics 1850-1950.New York: Raven Press.

Still, G. F. (1931) The History of Pediatrics: The progress of the study of diseases of children up to the end of the XVIIIth century. London: Oxford University Press.

Monographs written by experts for laypersons:

Holt, L.E. (1902)The Care and Feeding of Children. 2nd ed. Rev., New York: Appleton.

Holt, L.E. (1909) The Care and Feeding of Children. 5th ed. Rev., New York: Appleton.

Mendel, L.B. (1906) Childhood and Growth. New York: Frederick A. Stokes.

Holt, Jr., L.E. (1943) Holt's Care and Feeding of Children. New York: Appleton.

Holt, Jr., L.E. (1957) The Good Housekeeping Book of Baby and Child Care. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.

Spock, B.M. & Lowenberg, M.E. (1956) Feeding Your Baby and Child.New York: Pocket Books, Inc.

Wilson, O.H. (1926) Care and Feeding of Southern Babies. Nashville: Cokesbury Press.