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Correspondence of William J. Taylor regarding the visit of Marie Curie to The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 2/004-01
Scope and Contents This collection, spanning 1920 to 1923, consists of letters sent to William J. Taylor and carbon copies of his replies. The correspondence documents Marie Curie's visit to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on 23 May 1921. Much of the correspondence in the collection is between Taylor and Robert Abbe (1851-1928). Abbe, who lived in New York City, was an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians and was largely responsible for arranging Marie Curie's visit. The letters between Abbe...

Frank J. Hartman papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...

Robert Abbe papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/146
Content Description This collection was assembled by Robert Abbe and contains scrapbooks and other memoranda relating to Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie, Joseph Lister, Edward Jenner, and Benjamin Rush. Included in the scrapbooks are correspondence, portraits, and newslippings. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.