An instructor in Geology at Harvard, Jay Backus Woodworth (1865–1925) published an article (upper left) titled “Charles Thomas Jackson” in The American Geologist about the life and works of that geological surveyor and ether pioneer. This publication included Jackson’s portrait (right) above a copy of his handwritten “Respectfully / Your Obt. Servt. / Charles T. Jackson.” Of great interest to the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, this particular printing was discovered with the author’s compliments card (lower left) still tucked inside. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)

An instructor in Geology at Harvard, Jay Backus Woodworth (1865–1925) published an article (upper left) titled “Charles Thomas Jackson” in The American Geologist about the life and works of that geological surveyor and ether pioneer. This publication included Jackson’s portrait (right) above a copy of his handwritten “Respectfully / Your Obt. Servt. / Charles T. Jackson.” Of great interest to the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, this particular printing was discovered with the author’s compliments card (lower left) still tucked inside. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)

George S. Bause, M.D., M.P.H., Honorary Curator, ASA’s Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, Schaumburg, Illinois, and Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. UJYC@aol.com.