University of Pennsylvania
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: 10b 14
Scope and Contents One volume (232 pages) of notes on surgery lectures delivered by Philip Syng Physick at the University of Pennsylvania.
Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...
Identifier: MSS 2/150
Scope and Contents The three Charles P. Mercer notebooks contain a record of his education in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medicine, 1887-1890. Mercer describes cases presented at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania during the clinical instruction of Francis X. Dercum, William Osler, William Pepper, and Horatio C. Wood. Several of Osler's cases were presented at Philadelphia Hospital and the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. ...
Identifier: MSS 2/085
Scope and Contents This small collection of Daniel J. Swinney's student lecture notes and related papers, recipe book, daybook, and vaccination records, 1808-1827, documents the education and early medical career of an obscure country physician during the early 19th century.The collection is divided into two series. Series 1 concerns Swinney's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1808-1809, and includes a receipt for his 1808-1809 session fee; an 1809 copy of Benjamin Rush's...
Identifier: MSS 2/348
Overview The Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers document portions of McCarthy’s medical career, particularly his writings and addresses on psychiatry and medical jurisprudence. As a prominent neurologist and medical jurisprudence expert, McCarthy treated wounded soldiers in the First World War, taught for thirty-five years at the University of Pennsylvania, and founded several research and benevolent medical foundations. The collection contains three series; “Writings and Addresses,” “Subject Files,” and...
Identifier: MSS 2/344
Overview Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to...
Identifier: Z10 217
Scope and Contents One volume (unbound) of notes on physiology lectures delivered by Edward T. Reichert. Lectures are dated from 2 October 1911 to 26 January 1912.
Identifier: MSS 2/237
Scope and Contents This small collection of Francis Julius LeMoyne's matriculation and lecture admission tickets, 1820-1822, document his education in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Faculty members whose lectures LeMoyne attended include: John Redman Coxe on materia medica and pharmacy; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare on chemistry; Thomas C. James on midwifery; and Philip Syng Physick and William E. Horner on anatomy.
Frank Orthmer Nagle record of anomalies found in the dissecting room of the University of Pennsylvania
Identifier: 10a 58
Scope and Contents One volume ( p.) of descriptions of anomalies of the arterial system, the venous system, the muscular system, the nervous system, the osseous system, cartilage, and viscera. Each description refers to the subject’s number, gender, race and age.
Identifier: Z10 5
Scope and Contents The two volumes contain notes on lectures by Chapman, the first of which is dated 1833. The lectures were delivered either at the University of Pennsylvania or at the Medical Institute of Philadelphia. Volume one (211 numbered leaves) contains lectures on pathology, nosology, circulatory system, fevers, practice of medicine, hemorrhages, digestive system. Volume two (222 numbered leaves) contains lectures on diseases of the skin, respiratory system, muscles, dropsy, scrofula, marasmus,...