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Correspondence concerning Robert Abbe from the Office of the Secretary of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 1/003-02
Overview The office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was created during the organization of the College in 1787. The Secretary is the appointed officer of record. His original duties were to record the minutes and transactions of the College and preserve its documents and correspondence.

This collection includes correspondence, printed material, and photographs pertaining to Associate Fellow Robert Abbe and the custodianship of the Abbe Cabinet.

Correspondence of the Office of the Secretary of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 1/003-01
Overview The office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was created during the organization of the College in 1787. The Secretary is the appointed officer of record. His original duties were to record the minutes and transactions of the College and preserve its documents and correspondence.The collection contains letterbooks of outgoing correspondence and files of incoming correspondence of the Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia,...

Robert M. Girvin papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/047
Scope and Contents p>This small collection of papers of Robert M. Girvin includes personal letters from Reinhold L. Herman, 1876-1877 and 1898; letters from Charles P. B. Jefferys, 1875 and 1878, reporting on the health of Charley [Jefferys' son?], suffering from liver and kidney disorder; two letters, 1878, from Amos Row, containing inquiries about the use of "mannikins" for anatomical instruction; and letters, 18711872, from a former patient, Caroline McGehee Stewart, describing her...

Silas Weir Mitchell letter to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: MSS 2/241-02
Scope and Contents Letter, 1911 Mar. 26, naming John Shaw Billings as custodian of Benjamin Rush watch (later part of Abbe Cabinet of College of Physicians of Philadelphia), following Mitchell’s death. Note from College Secretary John H. Girvin indicating, since Billings’ death preceded Mitchell’s, Simon Flexner appointed next custodian.

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