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

Elijah Petty essay on pulmonary tuberculosis Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 2/007

Dates

  • 1857 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 folder (Whole)

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  • Physical Location

    Small collections

  • Biographical / Historical

    Elijah D. Petty, medical student at the Philadelphia College of Medicine was born circa 1828. He was a native of Walnut Grove, Spartansburg District, S.C. Petty received an M.D. from the Philadelphia College of Medicine in 1857.

  • Scope and Contents

    Essay written by Elijah D. Petty in June, 1857, describes phthisis pulmonalis [pulmonary tuberculosis], its cause, duration, termination, pathology, symptoms, and treatment.

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