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CPP 10. Records of Committees of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Record Group
Identifier: CPP 10

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Articles of agreement between Thomas Dent Mütter and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/016-02
Scope and Contents Original agreement, dated 1858 Dec. 11, by Thomas D. Mütter, conveying his pathological specimen collection to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to form the Mütter Museum and stipulating the obligations of the College, including construction of a fireproof building, appointment of a committee to oversee the museum and a curator, and establishment of a lectureship in surgical pathology.Published in: Charter, ordinances and by-laws of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia....

Deed of Trust of the Trustees of the Nathan Lewis Hatfield Prize and Lectureship

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/005-02
Scope and Contents Deed of trust, 1914 Jan. 3, between the Trustees of the Nathan Lewis Hatfield Prize and Lectureship of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and executors of the Hatfield estate, amending the 1898 original document. The amendment allows the trust to be used to fund a lectureship rather than a prize for original research in medicine.

Deeds of trust of the Trustees of the Building Fund

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/019-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains the first deed of trust, 2 February 1850, between the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Trustees of the Building Fund; the continuation of the deed of the trust, 9 February 1859; and a report, 1 February 1861, of the trustees concerning the purchase of a lot adjoining the College premises at 13th and Locust streets.

Financial records of the Committee on the Mütter Museum

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/007-05
Scope and Contents The collection contains cash books, checkbooks, cancelled checks and account statements, bills, receipt books and receipts, vouchers, and audit and financial reports of the Committee on the Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, documenting the financial transactions and history of the Mutter Museum and College Collections, 1863- 1972. Earlier materials in the collection, in particular, document the purchase, transport, and restoration of museum anatomical and pathological...

Letterbooks of the Committee on the Mütter Museum

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/007-03
Scope and Contents Letterbooks of John H. Brinton as chairman of Committee on Mütter Museum of College of Physicians of Philadelphia with related material concerning museum and Mütter Trust and Lectureship, 1858-1939. Bulk composed of two numerically-arranged letterbooks, 1895-1904 and 1905-1907, containing letters received, drafts and copies of outgoing letters, and annual and financial reports. Correspondence concerns acquisition and preservation of pathological specimens, surgical instruments, and portraits;...

Minutes of the Committee on the Mütter Museum

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/007-04
Scope and Contents The minutes of the Committee on the Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, spanning 1865 to 1990, provide detailed information about the objectives, development, and administration of this renowned medical museum. Interfiled with the minutes of the Committee on the Mutter Museum are minutes, 1973-1990, of the Committee on College Collections. Also present in the collection are annual reports from both committees, curator's reports, and reports to Council....

Minutes of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/014-01
Scope and Contents The minutes document the proceedings, reports, and decisions and resolutions adopted by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia (1877-1880), 1877 Oct. 20-[1880?] Apr. 17 (pp. 1-47). The volume also includes minutes of the College’s Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia (1888-1890), [1888?] Oct. 25-1889 Nov. 26 (pp. 49-57).

Minutes of the Library Committee of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/008-02
Overview The Library Committee of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia became a standing committee in 1834. At this time, the chairman of the Library Committee acted as the Librarian of the College. In 1863, the Office of the Librarian was created, and the duties of the Library Committee were reduced to the "general supervision of the Library of the College".

This collection (1951-1981) includes minutes, financial statements, and correspondence.

Records of the autopsy of Chang and Eng Bunker

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/007-06
Scope and Contents Letters, minutes, contracts, and receipts for payment, 1874-1875, associated with autopsy of Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker. Autopsy begun on 1 Feb. 1874 at Bunker home in Mt. Airy, N.C., and completed in Mütter Museum of College of Physicians of Philadelphia later in Feb. 1874. Letters and minutes concern transport of bodies and arrangements for College of Physicians to oversee conclusion of autopsy. Contracts and receipts are for photographs, casts, and anatomical drawings, and supplies...

Records of the Building Committee

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 10/018-01
Scope and Contents The collection, including minutes, reports, correspondence, construction specifications, contracts, and related material, documents the work of the Building committee, 1861-1864, and the construction of the Hall of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Most of this material was produced by Isaac Hays, chairaan of the comaittee.Notable items include the Building Coaaittee's minute book, 24 February 1862-2 February 1864, which contains details of all alterations to the...