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Alexander Jackson notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/196
Scope and Contents Alexander Jackson’s notes, 26 Jan. through 27 Feb. 1824, from lectures in Medical Dept. of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes occasional diagrams and subject index. Lecturers include: Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine, John Redman Coxe on materia medica, William Gibson on surgery, and William P. Dewees and Thomas C. James on midwifery. Includes occasional notes on Robert Hare on chemistry and Philip Syng Physick on anatomy.

Charles G. Fowler lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...

John Atlee notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/065
Scope and Contents Two volumes of John L. Atlee’s notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania, 18181820, documenting his medical educatione. Vol. 1 contains Atlee’s notes, 18 Feb. 181826 Feb. 1818, on lectures of Nathaniel Chapman on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine, nos. 79 [continued] through 85. Vol. 2 contains Atlee’s notes, 15 Nov. 181918 Jan. 1820, on lectures of John Redman Coxe on materia medica; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare on chemistry; Thomas C. James on midwifery; and...

John Fergusson Lamb lecture admission ticket

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Identifier: MSS 2/236
Scope and Contents Ticket admitting John F. Lamb to lectures of John Redman Coxe on materia medica and pharmacy at University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Medicine, 1819 Nov. 3.

Medical Society of New Haven County letter to John Redman Coxe

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Identifier: MSS 3/014
Scope and Contents Letter, 1790 July 18, opening communications with College of Physicians of Philadelphia in response to letter of April 1789 and expressing support for an American pharmacopoeia and need for pharmaceutical standards. Signed by Committee of Correspondence, Ebenezer Beardsley, Elnathan Beach, Leverett Hubbard, Eneas Munson, and Samuel Nesbitt.

Notes on the lectures of John Redman Coxe

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Identifier: MSS 389
Overview John Redman Coxe was born on 16 September 1773 in Trenton, N.J. and died in Philadelphia on 22 March 1864. He earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1794. Coxe held the positions of Professor of Chemistry (1809-1818) and Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy (1818-1835) at the University of Pennsylvania.One volume of notes (254 pages) taken by an unknown student from a course of lectures on materia medica delivered at the University of Pennsylvania by John...

William S. Wallace notes on the lectures of John Redman Coxe

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Identifier: 10a 37
Scope and Contents One volume (143 pages) of notes on materia medica lectures delivered by John Redman Coxe. Lectures are dated from Nov. 24, 1821 to Jan. 11, 1822 and cover the topics venesection, emetics, cathartics, anthelmintics, and diuretics.

William Wood Gerhard papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/183
Scope and Contents This small collection of W. W. Gerhard's papers, 1834-1845, documenting his education and early career, contains letters received and sent, some correspondence of his brother, lawyer Benjamin Gerhard, and a few receipted bills and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection is composed of letters sent to Gerhard, 1834-1837, from colleagues, many of whom studied with him in Paris, The letters, several in French, describe medical student life and conditions there. Included are letters from A....