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John B. Deaver card catalogue of German Hospital Collection of Appendices

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Identifier: MSS 2/036-03
Scope and Contents Card catalogue to appendectomies performed by John B. Deaver at German Hospital of Philadelphia, 1899 Apr. 22-1903 June 22 (case numbers 305-1864), functioning as index to teaching collection deposited in Mütter Museum of College of Physicians of Philadelphia (specimens no longer extant). Includes description of specimens, probably by Aloysius O. J. Kelly, as pathologist. Specimen collection missing by 1937.

John B. Deaver correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/036-02
Scope and Contents This small collection of John B. Deaver's letters received from other surgeons and physicians, 1885-1926, was probably retained for its autograph value. Prominent correspondents are John Ashhurst, Jr., Calvin Coolidge, Harvey Cushing, S. Weir Mitchell, John B. Murphy, Sir William Osler, Maurice H. Richardson, A. W. Mayo Robson, N. Senn. and G. Grey Turner. The letters concern reactions to Deaver's published writings and notes on surgical cases and matters. The letter from Calvin...

John B. Deaver speeches

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Identifier: MSS 2/036-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains John B. Deaver’s manuscripts of over two hundred public addresses, 1904-1931, on many topics, particularly surgery and his surgical experiences; eight typescript articles, 1907-1930; notes of various subjects, 1905-1926; and miscellaneous material, generally biographical or bibliographical in nature, 1909-1932. Series 1 contains addresses to medical organizations and societies, including College of Physicians of Philadelphia, John B. Deaver Surgical Society, Clinical...

Records of the John B. Deaver Surgical Society

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Identifier: MSS 4/002
Scope and Contents This small collection of the corporate records of the John B. Deaver Surgical Society documents the society's membership and activities over a fifty year period. The minute books of the society (1915-1944) in Series 1 contain the cases and papers presented at each meeting, the results of the annual election of officers, and also records of membership in the society and attendance at each meeting. The treasurer's books in Series 2 (1943-1966) list the society's income,...