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Identifier: MSS 2/013
Scope and Contents The contents of this commonplace book of George Green, Sr., divide naturally into three series: medical lecture notes and examination questions, many from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817-1820; copies or drafts of personal correspondence, 1824 and undated; and poetry, literary sentences, and miscellaneous writings, 1858-1860 and undated. Medical items in the volume include a copy of notes on Philip Syng Physick's lecture on inflammation, [1819?]...
Identifier: 10a 306
Scope and Contents One volume (131, 250, 11 leaves) of notes on materia medica lectures delivered by John Syng Dorsey at the University of Pennsylvania. The first section is a general lecture on therapeutics, which includes subsection “the modus operandi of medicines”. The second section covers bloodletting and the following materia medica: emetics, cathartics, diuretics, antilithics, diaphoretics, sialagogues, emenagogues, anthelmintics, stimulants, narcotics, antispasmodics, tonics, and epispastics. The last...
Identifier: 10a 198
Scope and Contents One volume ( p.) of an incomplete set of notes on materia medica lectures delivered by John Syng Dorsey. Lectures are numbered 2-8; lecture 2 is dated 17 Nov. 1817. Topics covered include animal life, sympathy, nutrients, vegetable food (grains, roots, fruits), animal food (mutton, wild game, poultry, eggs, fish, shellfish, snake, turtle, milk, dairy products), cooking (pickling, soups, roasting, broiling, frying, stewing), and drinks.
Identifier: MSS 2/185
Scope and Contents Notes taken by Thomas Shivers, Jr., on lectures of John Syng orsey on materia medica and Nathaniel Chapman on practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 181. Bulk concern orsey’s lectures (nos. 1-25 in vol. 1 and 26-45 in vol. 2). After discussion of nutrition and disease, orsey describes medications and their uses according to arrangement of emetics, cathartics, diuretics, antilithics, diaphoretics, sialogogues, emmenagogues, and anthelmintics. ol. 2 contains brief notes on...
Identifier: MSS 2/201
Scope and Contents Contains notes on lectures delivered by Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine and John Syng Dorsey on materia medica in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817 Jan. 7-Feb. 12.