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Abraham Ornsteen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 373
Dr. Abraham Ornsteen’s medical notes and medical school pictures comprise the Abraham Ornsteen Papers collection. A Philadelphia neurologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Abraham Ornsteen (September 30, 1894-April 28, 1978) gained notoriety for his clinical instruction which included some of the earliest medical instruction videos. This collection includes Dr. Ornsteen’s neurological notes, as well as class and professional portraits. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1929

Creator

Extent

.4 Linear feet

Physical Location

Small collections; Flat file 1, drawer 4
Title
Abraham Ornsteen papers
Author
Mary Hanes
Date
February 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard (dacs)

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

Contact:
19 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States
215-399-2001