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Albert Morris Eaton papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/005
Scope and Contents The Eaton Papers consist of correspondence, handwritten notes, reports, and newspaper and periodical articles concerning Eaton's life, career, and professional concerns. The bulk of the collection is comprised of records from Eaton's tenure as Chairman of the Philadelphia County Medical Society(PCMS) Committee on Archives. These records include reports of the committee; correspondence files with physicians and their descendants concerning biographical information; Eaton's biographical...

Hugh Lenox Hodge papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/350
Overview The Hugh Lenox Hodge Papers collection documents portions of Dr. Hugh Lenox Hodge’s medical career. Dr. Hugh Lenox Hodge was a prominent Philadelphia physician who specialized in obstetrics, becoming one of the most renowned figures in that field in the nineteenth century. Hodge also contributed to fighting the cholera epidemic in Philadelphia during 1832. The collection contains two series: “Correspondence,” and “Subject Files,” dating from 1817 to 1833, 1870, 1932, and undated. Materials in...

Joseph Carson correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/292
Scope and Contents The collection contains four letters to Joseph Carson from the publishing firm of Lindsay Blakiston concerning the production and sale of Carson's A history of the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. The collection also includes a letter containing resolutions made by the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania on the resignation of Joseph Carson in 1876. 1. Lindsay Blakiston. Letter : Philadelphia, Pa., to Joseph Carson, [Philadelphia, Pa.], 1868 Sept....

Notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/131
Scope and Contents Student notes taken in three different hands on lectures in University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Medicine, 1850-1862. Bulk of volume contains notes on lectures of George Bacon Wood on theory and practice of medicine, 1857, and William Pepper on theory and practice of medicine, 1861-1862. Other lecturers are: Joseph Carson on materia medica, 1851; J. F. Frazer on the steam-engine, 1850; William Gibson on surgery, 1851; Samuel Jackson on institutes of medicine, 1851, 1860, and 1861; and...

Notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Hospital

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Identifier: MSS 2/208
Scope and Contents Volume of notes taken by an unidentified student on the lectures of Joseph Carson on materia medica, William Pepper on the theory and practice of medicine, and Henry H. Smith on surgery in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1862 Dec. 2-1863 Jan. 29, and R. A. F. Penrose on obstetrics at Philadelphia Hospital, 1862 Dec. 10-1863 Feb. 6. Three case descriptions presented by J. M. Da Costa at the hospital are also included.