Note: many of the Snow writings were taken directly from John Snow Archive and Research Companion (JSA&RC) of Michigan State University with the kind permission of Professor Emeritus Peter Vinten-Johansen. For internet access to the JSA&RC articles, click here. PDFs of the originals are also available, in many cases, either by checking below or if not listed, by consulting with the JSA&RC.

1841 (age 28)

1. 

On distortions of the chest and spine in children from enlargement of the abdomen. London Med. Gazette, vol. 28, Apr. 9, 1841, pp. 112-116.

2. 

On asphyxia, and on the resuscitation of still-born children. London Med. Gazette, vol. 29, Nov. 5, 1841, pp. 222-227.

1842 (age 29)

3. 

On paracentesis of the thorax. London Med. Gazette, vol. 29, Jan. 28, 1842, pp. 705-707.

1843 (age 30)

4. 

On the circulation in the capillary blood-vessels, and on some of its connections with pathology & therapeutics. London Med. Gazette, vol. 31, Mar. 3, 1843, pp. 810-816.

1844 (age 31 -- graduated with MD degree)

5. 

Case of acute poisoning by carbonate of lead. London Med. Gazelle, vol. 35, Nov. 22, 1844, pp. 248-250.

1845 (age 32)

6. 

Case of malignant or haemorrhagic small-pox. London Med. Gazette, vol. 35, Jan. 31, 1845, pp. 586-587.

1846 (age 33)

7. 

Some remarks on alkalescent urine and phosphatic calculi. London Med. Gazette, vol. 38, Nov. 20, 1846, pp. 877-881.

8.

Case of strangulation of the ileum in an aperture of the mesentery. London Med. Gazelle, vol. 38, Dec. 18, 1846, pp. 1049-1052.

1847 (age 34)

9. 

On the inhalation of the vapor of ether in surgical operations: containing a description of the various stages of etherization and a statement of the result of nearly eighty operations in which ether has been employed in St. George's and University College Hospitals. London, J. Churchill, Oct. 1847, 88 pp.

10.

Observations on the vapor of ether, and its applications to prevent pain in surgical operations. Lancet, Feb. 27, 1847, pp. 227-228.

Referred to:  Apparatus for inhaling the vapour of ether. Lancet Jan. 30, 1847, pp. 120-121

11- 12.

On the inhalation of the vapor of ether. London Med. Gazette, vol. 39, Mar. 19, 1847, pp. 498-502, Mar. 26,1847, pp. 539-542.

13.

The inhalation of vapor of ether in surgical operations. Lancet, May 29, 1847, pp. 551-554.

1848 (age 35)

14.

On the inhalation of chloroform and ether. Lancet, Feb. 12, 1848, pp. 177-180.

15.

Remarks on the fatal case of inhalation of chloroform;... London Med. Gazette, vol. 41, Feb. 18, 1848, pp. 277-278.

16. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 41,  May 19, 1848, pp. 850-54 (part 1). 
17. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 41,  May 26, 1848, pp. 893-95 (part 2).
18. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 41,  June 23, 1848, pp. 1074-78 (part 3).
19. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 42,  Aug. 25, 1848, pp. 330-35 (part 4).
20. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 42,  Sept. 8, 1848, pp. 412-16 (part 5).
21. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 42,  Oct. 13, 1848, pp. 614-619 (part 6).
22. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 42,  Nov. 17, 1848, pp. 840-844 (part 7).
23. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 42,  Dec. 15, 1848, pp. 1021-25 (part 8).
24. On the use of chloroform in surgical operations and midwifery. London Jour. Med., vol. 1, Jan. 1849, pp. 50-55.
25. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 43,  Feb. 9, 1849, pp. 228-35 (part 9).
1849 (age 36)
26. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 43,  Mar. 16, 1849, pp. 451-56 (part 10).
27. On the discussion respecting chloroform, in the Academie de Medecine de Paris. London Jour. Med., vol. 1, Apr. 1849, pp. 324-326.
28. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 43,  June 8, 1849, pp. 983-85 (part 11).
29. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 44,  Aug. 17, 1849, pp. 272-77 (part 12).

30.

On the mode of communication of cholera. London, J. Churchill, 1849, 31 pp.

31. The cholera at Albion Terrace. London Med. Gazette, vol. 44, Sep. 15, 1849, 504-05. [letter to ed.]

32.

On the fatal cases of inhalation of chloroform. Edinburgh Med. & Surg. Jour., vol. 72, July 1, 1849, pp. 75-87.

33- 34.

On the pathology and mode of communication of cholera. London Med. Gazette, vol. 44, Nov. 2, 1849, pp. 745-752, Nov. 30, 1849, pp. 923-929.

35.

The alleged employment of chloroform by thieves. London Med. Gazette, vol. 45, Feb. 26, 1850, p. 327.

1850 (age 37)

36. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 45,  April 12, 1850, pp. 622-27 (part 13).
37. On the treatment of inflammation of the skin. Lancet 1 (1850): 502-03. [letter to ed.], April 27, 1850.
38. Remarks on the administration of chloroform, in answer to Professor Lizars. Medical Times, vol. 22, Aug. 31, 1850, pp. 228-31. [letter to ed.]
39. On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 46,  Aug. 23, 1850, pp. 321-27 (part 14).

40.

On narcotism by the inhalation of vapors. London Med. Gazette, vol. 46,  Nov. 1, 1850, pp. 749-54 (part 15).

41.

Further remarks on the employment of chloroform by thieves. London Med. Gazette, vol. 46, Nov. 15, 1850, pp. 834-835.

42. Dr. Snow on chloroform. Medical Times, vol. 22, Dec. 14, 1850, p. 635. [letter to ed.]
43. On the inhalation of various medicinal substances. London Jour. Med., vol. 3, Feb. 1, 1851, pp. 122-129.

1851 (age 38)

44. "Lord Campbell's chloroform clause." Medical Times 2 (1851): 325. [ltr. to ed., 22 March 1851]
45. "Chloroform, and its use by thieves." London Med. Gazette 47 (1851): 571. [ltr to ed., 28 March 1851]
46. "On narcotism by the inhalation of vapours." Part 16. London Med. Gazette 47 (11 April 1851): 622-27.
47. "My dear Mr. Smith." London Med. Gazette 48 (1851): 370. [ltr., 29 August 1851]
48-49.   On the mode of propagation of cholera. Medical. Times, n. s. vol. 3, Nov. 29, 1851, pp. 559-562, Dec. 13, 1851, pp. 610-612.
50. "On narcotism by the inhalation of vapours." Part 17. London Med. Gazette 48 (19 December 1851): 1053-57.
51. "On narcotism by the inhalation of vapours." Part 18. London Med. Gazette 48 (26 December 1851): 1090-94.

1852 (age 39 -- moved to Sackville Street)

52. "On the administration of chloroform in the public hospitals." Medical Times Gazette 4 (1852): 349-50. [ltr. to ed., 3 April 1852]

53- 55.

On the cause and prevention of death from chloroform. London Jour. Med., vol. 4, Apr. 1852, pp. 320-329, May 1852, pp. 415-423, June 1852, pp. 564-572.

56. "Deaths from chloroform in Scotland." Medical Times Gazette 4 (1852): 598-99. [ltr. to ed., June 12, 1852]

57.

Death from chloroform in a case of fatty degeneration of the heart. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 5, Oct. 9, 1852, pp. 361-362.

1853 (age 40)

58.

On continuous molecular changes, more particularly in their relation to epidemic diseases. London, J. Churchill, March, 1853, 38 pp.

59.

On the administration of chloroform during parturition. Assoc. Med. Jour., n. s. vol. 1, June 10, 1853, pp. 500-502.

60. "On the comparative mortality of large towns and rural districts, and the causes by which it is influenced." Transactions of the Epidemiological Society. In Journal of Public Health & Sanitary Review 1 (1855): 16-24. Paper delivered May 2, 1853.

61.

On the prevention of cholera. Med. Times and Gazette, n.s. vol. 7, Oct. 8, 1853, pp. 367-369.

62. "The late deaths from chloroform." Med. Times and Gazette 7 (1853): 485-86. [ltr. to ed., 5 November 1853]
63. "The water supply at Newcastle." Times, 11 November 1853. [ltr. to ed.]
64. The principles on which the treatment of cholera should be based. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 8, Feb. 25, 1854, pp. 180-182.

1854 (age 41 -- Broad Street Pump outbreak)

65. "On the recent death at St. George's Hospital, while the patient was beginning to inhale chloroform." Medical Times and Gazette 8 (1854): 606. [ltr. to ed., 29 May 1854]
66. "Cholera in the Baltic Fleet." Medical Times and Gazette 9 (12 August 1854): 170. [ltr. to ed., 5 August 1854]

67.

Communication of cholera by Thames water. (Letter.) Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 9, Sept. 2, 1854, pp. 247-248.

68.

The cholera near Golden Square and at Deptford. (Letter.) Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 9, Sept. 23, 1854, pp. 321-322.

69.

On the communication of cholera by impure Thames water. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 9, Oct. 7, 1854, pp. 365-366.

70. "Chloroform in London and Edinburgh." Lancet 1 (1855): 108-09. [ltr. to ed., January 1855]

1855 (age 42)

71.

On the mode of communication of cholera. 2nd edition, much enlarged. London, J. Churchill, 1855, 162 pp.

72. "On the chief cause of the recent sickness and mortality in the Crimea." Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 10, Apr. 28, 1855, pp. 457-458. [ltr. to ed., April 1855]
73. "The case of fissure of the sternum." Lancet 2 (1855): 17. [ltr. to ed., July 1855]
74. "Further remarks on the mode of communication of cholera; including some comments on the recent reports on cholera by the General Board of Health." Medical Times and Gazette 11 (1855): 31-35, 84-88.
75. "The breathing and the pulse under the influence of chloroform. Assoc. Med. Jour. 3 (1855): 313-18.

76.

"Dr. Snow's report" in Report on the cholera outbreak in the Parish of St. James, Westminster, during the autumn of 1854 presented to the Vestry by the Cholera Inquiry Committee. London, J. Churchill, 1855, pp. 97-120.

77- 78.

On the employment of chloroform in surgical operations. Lancet, Oct. 20, 1855, pp. 361-363, Oct. 27, 1855, pp. 383-385.

79. On the mode of communication of cholera. Edinburgh Medical Journal 1 (1855-56): 668-70. [abbreviated ltr. to ed., 14 December 1855]

80.

Further remarks on the cause and prevention of death from chloroform. Lancet, Feb. 9, 1856, pp. 148-150.

81. The mode of propagation of cholera. Lancet, Feb. 16, 1856, p. 184.
82. The mode of propagation of cholera. Assoc. Med. Jour. 4 (Feb. 16, 1856): 135. [ltr. to ed., Feb. 8, 1856] 

1856 (age 43)

83.

Case of purpura haemorrhagica. Assoc. Med. Jour., n. s. vol. 4, May 3, 1856, pp. 364-365.

84. Cholera and the water supply. Times, June 26, 1856, p. 12, col. B. [ltr. to ed.]
85. "Administration of chloroform." MTG 13 (1856): 21. [ltr to ed., 5 July 1856]

86.

On the supposed influence of offensive trades on mortality. Lancet, July 26, 1856, pp. 95-97.

87.

Cholera and the water supply in the south districts of London, in 1854. Jour. Pub. Health and Sanitary Rev., vol. 2, Oct. 1856, pp. 239-257.

88- 89.

On the vapor of amylene. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 14, Jan. 17, 1857, pp. 60-62, Jan. 24, 1857, pp. 82-84.

1857 (age 44)

90.

On the recent accident from chloroform. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 14, Mar. 21, 1857, pp. 282-283.

91- 93.

Further remarks on amylene. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 14, Apr. 4, 1857, pp. 332-334, Apr. 11, 1857, pp. 357-359, Apr. 18, 1857, pp. 379-382.

94. "On some alleged ill effects of amylene." BMJ 1 (1857): 381. [ltr. to ed., April 1857]
95. "Dr. Marshall Hall's method of artificial respiration." Med. Times and Gazette 14 (1857): 421. [ltr to ed., April 1857]

96.

On chloride of amyle. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 14, May 9, 1857, p. 457.

97.

Adulteration of bread as a cause of rickets. Lancet, July 4, 1857, pp. 4-5.

98. "Mr. A. Prichard on amylene." BMJ 2 (1857): 654. [ltr. to ed., 25 July 1857]

99.

Case of death from amylene. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 15, Aug. 8, 1857, pp. 133-134.

100.

Cholera, and the water supply in the south districts of London. British Med. Jour., Oct. 17, 1857, pp. 864-865.

101.

On the outbreak of cholera at Abbey-Row, West Ham. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 15, Oct. 24, 1857, pp. 417-419.

102. "On the origin of the recent outbreak at West Ham." British Medical Journal (November 7, 1857), pp. 934-935. [ltr. to ed., 31 Oct 1857]
103. "On the case of congenital fissure of the sternum." Med. Times and Gazette 15 (1857): 561. [ltr. to ed., 21 November 1857]

104- 105.

Drainage and water supply in connection with the public health. Med. Times and Gazette, n. s. vol. 16, Feb. 13, 1858, pp. 161-162, Feb. 20, 1858, pp. 188-191.

1858 (age 45 -- year of death)

106.

  The recent death from chloroform at Bristol. British Med. Jour., Mar. 20, 1858, pp. 223-224.

107. "Death from chloroform." BMJ 1 (1858): 279. [ltr. to ed., 27 March 1858]

Sources:

Snow J. Snow on Cholera -- A Reprint of Two Papers by John Snow, M.D. together with A Biographical Memoir by B.W. Richardson, M.D., and an Introduction by Wade Hampton Frost, M.D., Hafner Publishing Company, London, 1965.

The John Snow Archive and Research Companion, Michigan State University, 2006.

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