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P. Photograph collections

 Record Group
Identifier: P

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-APCA
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 350 photographs of surgical techniques, practices, and cases which require surgery; orthopedic surgery patients; skiagraphs of fractured bones; and other related images. The majority of the images can be found in Ashhurst's Surgery; its principles and practice, for students and practitioners (1914).

College of Physicians Picture File #1

 Collection
Identifier: PF1
Scope and Contents The provenance of this collection is unknown. This collection of photographs contains portraits of College of Physicians of Philadelphia Fellows, other Philadelphia-area and well-known physicians; group photographs from conferences; photographs of Philadelphia-area medical schools and hospitals; and photographs of the exterior and interior of the Mütter Museum and College buildings.

College of Physicians Picture File #2

 Collection
Identifier: PF2
Scope and Contents The provenance of this collection is unknown. This collection of photographs contains portraits of College of Physicians of Philadelphia Fellows, other Philadelphia-area and well-known physicians; group photographs from conferences; photographs of Philadelphia-area medical schools and hospitals; and photographs of the exterior and interior of the Mütter Museum and College buildings.

College of Physicians Picture File #3

 Collection
Identifier: PF3
Scope and Contents The provenance of this collection is unknown. This collection of photographs contains portraits of College of Physicians of Philadelphia Fellows, other Philadelphia-area and well-known physicians; group photographs from conferences; photographs of Philadelphia-area medical schools and hospitals; and photographs of the exterior and interior of the Mütter Museum and College buildings.

College of Physicians Picture File #4

 Collection
Identifier: PF4
Scope and Contents The provenance of this collection is unknown. This collection of photographs contains portraits of College of Physicians of Philadelphia Fellows, other Philadelphia-area and well-known physicians; group photographs from conferences; photographs of Philadelphia-area medical schools and hospitals; and photographs of the exterior and interior of the Mütter Museum and College buildings.

Dome collection of portraits

 Collection
Identifier: Dome
Scope and Contents The provenance of this collection is unknown. This collection consists of over 2,100 portraits of doctors (possibly all dermatologists). The collection is likely part of the materials donated by the American Academy of Dermatology during the 1970s.

Historical Medical Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HMP
Scope and Contents Since photography was invented in the mid-19th century, it has been used for medical purposes. The collection contains more than 4,000 photographs and showcases a variety of patients with diseases, injuries, and malformations, such as Civil War amputations, conjoined twins, and birth defects.

Please see the inventory linked below for further details.

Mütter Museum x-ray collection

 Collection
Identifier: XRAY
Scope and Contents This collection of x-rays was discovered in the Mütter Museum storage area and inventoried in 2006. It was transferred to the Library on September 22, 2016.All of the x-rays seem to be of specimens found in the Mütter Museum, including the Soap Lady, and fetuses with defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly. No provenance information could be found; however, many of the envelopes note that the x-rays were taken by Dr. Gerald Conlogue in 1991. It is likely that all...

Oscar V. Batson photograph and illustration collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-BAT
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, negatives, pencil drawings, and other images related to Dr. Oscar Batson's work. It was donated to the Mütter Museum by his wife, Mrs. Eleanor Batson, along with numerous medical instruments and pathological specimens. The collection of photographs was transferred to the Library on September 22, 2016.

Please see the link below for an inventory list.

Philadelphia General Hospital photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-PGH
Scope and Contents The City of Philadelphia, which holds archival materials from Philadelphia General Hospital, donated this collection of nearly 1,200 photographs to the College in 1978. The collection includes photographs of the buildings, physicians, residents, and patients.

Please see the inventory linked below for further details.