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

Andrew Warner notes on lectures from Yale College School of Medicine Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 2/069

Dates

  • 1815-1816, 1821, undated (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 volume (Whole)

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  • Biographical / Historical

    Andrew Ferdinand Wilson attended Yale College and received an A.B. in 1812 and an A.M. in 1815. Although he attended Yale’s School of Medicine in 18151816, he did not finish the course. Warner died in 1825.

  • Scope and Contents

    Volume contains conclusion of Nathan Smith’s lecture course on theory and practice of physic, 18151816, and personal material of Andrew F. Warner, 1821 and undated. Smith’s lectures describe pathology, symptoms, and treatment of disease by anatomical system; bulk of volume concerns diseases of the chylopoietic viscera [lymphatic system], digestive system, urinary system, and bronchi. Course concludes with Smith’s general remarks on the treatment of disease. A brief section on the physician’s examination and treatment of obstretric patients appended. Volume also contains prescriptions; quotations from the works of William Shakespeare; and draft rental agreement between Andrew F. Warner and John Marsh, [ca. 15 Oct. 1821].

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