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Item/Description: RARE vintage ca 1949 to ca early 1970s Upjohn Company “Practical Corticosteroid Therapy” medical symposium 33 1/3 rpm 7" record (WORKS/PLAYS), featuring the following four (4) prominent, nationally renowned medical profession doctors as speakers:
1) P. H. Forsham, M.D., Endocrinologist
2) R. H. Freyberg, M.D., Rheumatologist
3) M. B. Sulzberger, M.D., Dermatologist
4) S. M. Feinberg, M.D., Allergist
These doctors are all quite prestigious within their respective fields of specialization, having written numerous papers and books, served on medical boards, etc.
***Though thephysicalsize of this record is the same as a 45 rpm record (7"), its recording format and playback speed format is 33 1/3 rpm with the smaller center hole indigenous to 33 1/3 records as opposed to the larger center opening of 45 records.
***Highly cross-collectible, this rare and unique medical symposium record will appeal to collectors of “Science & Medicine” memorabilia as well as aficionados of “Advertising - Medical” items!
Excerpted Research Information: Of additional note and interest, this exact same record is part of the prestigious“Joe E. Holoubek, M.D. and Alice Baker Holoubek, M.D. Collection”at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport Medical Library.
More detailed information regarding the entire contents of this collection of medicine/medical collectibles can be found at: http://lib-sh.lsuhsc.edu/images/archives/Holoubek_Joe_Alice.pdf
Age/Period: Vintage - ca 1948 (the year that 33 1/3 records were first invented) to ca 1960s (1940s-1960s).
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin: Upjohn Company
*Both sides of the record say “Upjohn” and the record is captioned “Practical Corticosteroid Therapy”. Also contained on both sides of the record are the names of the four (4) doctors who are the speakers at this symposium.
*Side 1 bears the numbers/letters “J8OU-3878"
*Side 2 bears the numbers/letters “J8OU-3879"
Material(s)/Format: 33 1/3 rpm record
Size/Measurements: 7" in diameter
Quantity: One (1)
Condition: Excellent and functioning!