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Henry B. Ward typescript on Joseph Leidy

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Identifier: MSS 2/276
Scope and Contents Typescript with holographic emendations and printing instructions; discusses Joseph Leidy’s contributions to parasitology, particularly isolation of Trichinella spiralis in pork.

Slightly expanded version published as Ward, Henry B. "The Founder of American Parasitology, Joseph Leidy," Journal of Parasitology, 10 (September 1923).

Joseph Leidy notes of a post mortem examination of W. E. Horner

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Identifier: MSS 2/170-02
Scope and Contents Leidy describes condition of W. E. Horner’s internal organs at time of death on 13 Mar. 1853; emphasis placed on heart and kidneys. Horner died of enteroperitonitis.

Transcribed in "The Final Appearance of Dr. William E. Horner" Fugitive Leaves from the Historical Collections, ser. 3, vol. 5, no. 2 (1990), pp. 5-6.

Joseph Leidy papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/170-01
Scope and Contents Letters received: Organized into five series: I. Correspondence, 1847-1890. II. University of Pennsylvania, 1853-1891. III. Notes and Drawings, 1874-1882. IV. Newsclippings, 1876-1933. V. Leidy Biography, 1845-1933. arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically.Letters, notes, and drawings, newsclippings, and unpublished biography written by Joseph Leidy II. Bulk of collection consists of letters received by Joseph Leidy, 1852-1890, concerning anatomy, fossils,...

Leidy family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/155
Scope and Contents The Leidy family papers consist of two series, including lecture and admission cards, correspondence, and newsclippings. The first series of Leidy family material contains lecture admission cards and related material, 1830-1866, from the medical educations of Napoleon B. Leidy and Philip Leidy at the University of Pennsylvania and the pharmaceutical education of Thomas Leidy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. The series includes several cards for postgraduate courses taken by...

Samuel Stehman Haldeman papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/176
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of letters received by Samuel Stehman Haldeman from various correspondents, including C. B. Adams, Joseph Leidy, Josiah Clark Nott, and Noah Webster. The letters concern matters of linguistics and natural history.

One item of particular interest in the collection is Joseph Leidy's description of a new genus of crustacean.

William Osler patient records from the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/145-01
Scope and Contents Clinical records of patients under care of William Osler in wards MM and WM at Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 1887-1889. In addition to Osler’s notes, patient records contain notes by James Tyson (Osler’s successor in professorship of clinical medicine at the University) and two resident physicians, Joseph Leidy and L. L. Mial. Several examples of cases of Bright’s disease, dyspepsia, tuberculosis, rheumatism, and typhoid fever.