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Articles of agreement between Thomas Dent Mütter and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 10/016-02
Scope and Contents Original agreement, dated 1858 Dec. 11, by Thomas D. Mütter, conveying his pathological specimen collection to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to form the Mütter Museum and stipulating the obligations of the College, including construction of a fireproof building, appointment of a committee to oversee the museum and a curator, and establishment of a lectureship in surgical pathology.Published in: Charter, ordinances and by-laws of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia....

Mütter Museum x-ray collection

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Identifier: XRAY
Scope and Contents This collection of x-rays was discovered in the Mütter Museum storage area and inventoried in 2006. It was transferred to the Library on September 22, 2016.All of the x-rays seem to be of specimens found in the Mütter Museum, including the Soap Lady, and fetuses with defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly. No provenance information could be found; however, many of the envelopes note that the x-rays were taken by Dr. Gerald Conlogue in 1991. It is likely that all...

Publications of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 17
Overview The Publications collection ranges in date from 1910 to 2012 and consists of calendars, newsletters, and directories published by the College of Physicians, as well as several brief histories of the College written by former Fellows. Of note are short-lived staff newletters, dating from 1988 to 1995; the Fellows Forum, a monthly newletter produced for Fellows of the College from 1974-2006, and eventually replaced with monthly email updates in 2006 (printed); and Fugitive Leaves, a library...

Records of the Chairman of the Committee on the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 10/007-02
Overview The Committee on the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was charged with the general supervision of the anatomical and pathological museum established by the articles of agreement made between the College and Thomas D. Mütter in 1858-1859. The chairman of the committee was to report annually on the condition of the museum and semi-annually on its financial situation. The collection contains the correspondence and financial files of chairmen of the Committee of the Mütter...

Records of the Executive Office of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia I

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Identifier: CPP 9/001-01
Overview The Office of the Executive Director is the lead office in charge of administering the business of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The Executive Director oversees the activities of the College of Physicians staff including staff of the Historical Medical Library, the Mütter Museum, the Francis Clark Wood Institute, and the Finance Department. The Executive Director also oversees the College functions of institutional advancement, communications, membership, and special events. As a...

Records of the Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine I

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Identifier: CPP 14/001-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records of the Office of the Director of the Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine spans 1879 to 1987. Included are the records of Ronald F. Kotrc, Director of the Institute from 1977 to 1982, and Diana E, Long, Director from 1983 to 1989.The papers of Ronald F. Kotrc span 1879 to 1982. Series 1 contains records of the F. C. Wood Institute, including plans for its establishment, agendas, minutes, and reports. Also present is correspondence...

Records of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/004-01
Overview The Mütter Museum was founded in 1856 when Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter bequeathed his personal medical museum to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. From Thomas Mütter’s collection, the museum grew as a noted repository for unique collections of medical specimens across the world. The Mütter Museum records document the history of this noted institution from 1887 until 2006. Included in the collection are catalogs of item acquisitions, visitor records, event records, and the papers of several...