Details of the exhibit: First volume of JEM and page from Welch's and Nuttall's Gas bacillus notes (1891)
Welch's career as a pathologist was remarkable for his co-discovery in 1882, with George H.F. Nuttall, of the organism that causes gas gangrene, known as Bacillus welchii, or Bacillus aerogenes capsulatus.
Idea, design: Olga Nilova, Special Collections Librarian
Photo by Lubosh Stepanek
Journal of Experimental Medicine, William H. Welch, with George H.F. Nuttall, Bacillus aerogenes capsulatus