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George Bacon Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/039-04
Overview The George Bacon Wood Papers collection documents George Bacon Wood’s professional and personal life from 1813 to 1870. Dr. George Bacon Wood was an accomplished physician and author, and also lectured at several medical institutions in the Philadelphia region. Materials located in the collection include correspondence, manuscript drafts, lecture notes, financial material, and some graphic material. The collection contains six series arranged by their relative size: “Correspondence,”...

George Green papers

 Collection
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?]...

Joseph W. Paul notes on the lectures of Joseph Parrish

 Item
Identifier: 10a 452
Scope and Contents One volume (68 leaves) of notes on lectures by Joseph Parrish delivered privately circa 1830. Lacks title page. Lecturer identified by comparison with W.W. Gerhard’s notes on Parrish’s lectures. Paul’s text begins with leaf 53 of Gerhard’s text. Topics covered include fevers and gastrointestinal diseases.

Papers concerning The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America from the Office of the Secretary of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 1/004
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 letters, circulars, and reports, 1818-1821, probably assembled by Joseph Parrish, Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, documenting the...

William Wood Gerhard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/183
Scope and Contents This small collection of W. W. Gerhard's papers, 1834-1845, documenting his education and early career, contains letters received and sent, some correspondence of his brother, lawyer Benjamin Gerhard, and a few receipted bills and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection is composed of letters sent to Gerhard, 1834-1837, from colleagues, many of whom studied with him in Paris, The letters, several in French, describe medical student life and conditions there. Included are letters from A....