Manuscripts and Archives of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Anna M. McAllister notes on lectures from Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania Edit


MSS 2/056


  • 1872 – 1873 (Creation)


  • 1 volume (Whole)

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  • Biographical / Historical

    Anna M. McAllister was born in 1849 or 1850. She received her M.D. from the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1873 and began to practice in Philadelphia. She specialized in otology, laryngology, and rhinology and may have travelled to Liberia, Africa, as a missionary. Anna M. McAllister died late in 1922.

  • Scope and Contents

    Volume contains notes on lectures taken by Anna M. McAllister during third year of study at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Nov. 1872-Mar. 1873. Lecturers not identified but are: Rachel L. Bodley on chemistry; Emeline H. Cleveland on obstetrics and diseases of women; Isaac Comly on practice of medicine; Henry Hartshorne on diseases of children and hygiene; Charles Hermon Thomas on materia medica; and Benjamin B. Wilson on surgery. Lectures identified by subject and date. Notes on hygiene included at end of volume.

  • Custodial History

    Purchased by the College 19 September, 1984, from William H. Allen, Bookseller, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.