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

M. Randolph Latimer essay on scarlet fever Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 2/162

Dates

  • 1855-05-05 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 folder (Whole)

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  • Biographical / Historical

    Matthias Randolph Latimer of Piscataway, Md., was born in March 1833. He received his M.D. from the Philadelphia College of Medicine in 1855. Latimer practiced medicine in Horse Head, Md., until 1893, then practiced in Aquasco, Md. He died circa 1914.

  • Scope and Contents

    M. Randolph Latimer defines scarlet fever [scarlatina] and describes its types, symptoms, sequelae, cause, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and local remedies, 1855.

  • Ownership and Custodial History

    Deposited as part of a larger collection by the executors of the estate of Lewis D. Harlow through Harry S. Hopper, 1896.

  • Physical Location

    Small collections

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