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1851 Catalog of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/001-01
Scope and Contents Volume contains descriptions, donor names, and case histories of pathological and anatomical museum specimens by John Neill, Curator of the Pathological Cabinet of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1849-1851. The specimens are numbered 1-47; many were originally in the collection of Joseph Parrish and donated by his son, Isaac Parrish, who contributed several of the catalogue entries. Included are reports of the curator and several prints of specimens. At the end of the volume are...

1864 Catalog of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/002-02
Scope and Contents Catalogue of museum specimens compiled by curator, Thomas G. Morton, in 1864, following the acquisition of the pathological and anatomical collections of Thomas D. Mütter by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The catalogue entries are numbered sequentially, 1-491, and are sorted roughly by type of specimen with brief distinguishing remarks.

1884 Catalog of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/002-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains the three-volume original typescript catalogue of the Mutter Museum begun by Guy Hinsdale in 1884, The catalogue contains entries and emendations to 1941, when it was superceded by a revised typescript version.The catalogue entries are arranged by specimen type according to catalogue number in a numerical code system. Volume 1 contains numbers 1000-3900; volume 21 4000-7000; volume 3, 8000-18000. A summary of the code system is included in volume 1. The...

1941 Catalog of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/002-03
Scope and Contents Typescript catalogue of anatomical and pathological specimens and historical materials in the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, compiled 1940-1941 by Ella N. Wade, with additional information to 1958. The catalogue entries are arranged according to accession number. Volume 1 contains accession numbers 1-2288; volume 2, 2289-4233; volume 3, 4234-7709. Each catalogue entry includes the specimen number, former Mütter catalogue number (where appropriate), specimen...

1960 Catalog of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/003-01
Scope and Contents Typescript catalogue, compiled in 1940 with information to 1960, of medical museum items, such as oil portraits, photographs, statuary, medals, and badges, preserved at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia as part of its College Collections. Most entries include subject, artist, size, acquisition information, current location, and insurance appraisal value. Insurance appraisals were made by the Federal Appraisal Company, 1936. Inscriptions on medals are transcribed. Included in the...

Aaron Burr Tucker notes on the lectures of Philip Syng Physick

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Identifier: 10b 14
Scope and Contents One volume (232 pages) of notes on surgery lectures delivered by Philip Syng Physick at the University of Pennsylvania.

Abraham Jacobi letters relating to Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

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Identifier: MSS 2/040
Scope and Contents Mount Sinai Hospital, concerning appointment or resignation of staff members; an 1879 report concerning closing dispensary on certain days of the week; letters from Rudolf Tanszky, Secretary of Medical Staff, concerning irregular attendance of the staff; applications for positions; expressions of regret from Board of Directors and Medical Board at Jacobi’s resignation in 1883; and printed version of Out-Door Department’s staff rules and regulations.

Abraham Ornsteen papers

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Identifier: MSS 373
Overview 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...

Abram O. Blanding daybook

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Identifier: MSS 2/271
Scope and Contents Daybook of accounts from medical practice of A. O. Blanding in Concord, N.H., 1850 Apr. 30-[1854] Jan. 24. Several charity accounts charged to Town of Concord.

Albert C. Gorgas essay and examination questions

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Identifier: MSS 2/234
Scope and Contents Holograph essay, 1856 Mar. 28, describing causes, symptoms, and treatment of neuralgia and tic doloureux [facial neuralgia], and twelve examination questions with responses, [1856 Mar. 31], by Albert C. Gorgas. Forms part of Gorgas’ examination for entrance into Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Essay written at U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

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Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 5
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United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (Board of Naval Surgeons) 5
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Blockley Almshouse 4
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 4
Deaver, John B. (John Blair) 4
Fowlers and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet 4
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United States. Navy 4
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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Executive Director 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Medical History 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Public Health, Preventive, and Industrial Medicine 3
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Da Costa, J. M. (Jacob Mendes) 3
Hare, Robert 3
Harvard Medical School 3
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Hunter, Robert J. (Robert John) 3
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Micozzi, Marc S. 3
Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 3
Mitchell, John Kearsley 3
Mitchell, Silas Weir 3
Neilson, Thomas R. (Thomas Rundle) 3
Pancoast, Joseph 3
Philadelphia General Hospital. School of Nursing 3
Santee, E. A. (Ephraim A.) 3
Sizer, Nelson 3
Smith, Francis Gurney 3
Smith, Henry H. (Henry Hollingsworth) 3
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 3
United States Naval Home (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
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American Gynecological Society 2
American Medical Society 2
American Surgical Association 2
Ashhurst, John, Jr. 2
Barton, William Paul Crillon 2
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Bellevue Hospital 2
Biddle, John B. (John Barclay) 2
Bigelow, Jacob 2
Black, Joseph 2
Bonnem, Shirley 2
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Channing, Walter 2
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2
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