RE: [Histonet] History of Histology

From:"Ford Royer"

I always thought that Dr. Jim McCormick & Freida Carson invented


Ford M. Royer, MT(ASCP)
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-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Ryan, John
Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2008 9:17 AM
To: 'Joe Nocito'; histonet
Subject: RE: [Histonet] History of Histology


A book titled "A History of Microtechnique" written by Brian Bracegirdle
(one of the Science Heritage Collection of books) states in the foreward
that it was written to "traces the origins and development of the
manipulations needed to prepare specimens for examination by the light
microscope. It also has an extensive bibliography on the type of information
you are looking for. I have a copy if you are unable to locate one.

Assistant Administrative Director Pathology
832-355-2643 phone
832-355-4232 fax

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Joe Nocito
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:17 PM
To: histonet
Subject: [Histonet] History of Histology

Happy Wednesday (or Thursday) Netters
I'm in the process of a small project and need to see if you know a book or
website that talks about early histology procedures. Who was the first one
to use a fixative, dehydrant, clearing agent and infiltration wax? How we
developed from jars to automatic processors, etc. My wrists are sore from
surfing. I Googled up to 2,000,000 hits. I think I've developed carpal
tunnel syndrome. My fingers are numb. Thanks in advacne (see) JTT
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