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Alexander Rush papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/243
Scope and Contents This small collection of Alexander Rush's papers, 1931-1984, with some earlier material, documents his personal life, professional career, and interest in his ancestor, Benjamin Rush, and includes lectures and addresses, writings, awards, certificates, diplomas, and photographs.Series 1 contains letters, a passport, curricula vitae, bibliographies, and printed material concerning Rush's life and career, 1922-1984. Material, 1812-1981, concerning Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) is in...

Benjamin Archer notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: 10a 136
Scope and Contents Two volumes of an incomplete set of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania from 1804 to 1805. Vol. 1 (p. 1-43) contains brief notes on his section on physiology including the pulse and the mind. Vol. 2 (p. 132-260) contains notes on his sections on therapeutics and the practice of medicine.

Benjamin Rush letter to Mr. Mulford

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Identifier: MSS 2/323
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an autographed letter signed, 14 Oct. 1808, from physician Benjamin Rush, 1746-1813, to a Mr. Mulford. The letter is a prescription sent or given to Mr. Mulford, who was suffering from an ailment affecting his lungs. The letter lists guidelines to follow regarding nutrition, exercise, dress, and sleep. It also recommends bloodletting and blistering in the event of chest pain or heavy coughing.

Benjamin Rush papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/096
Scope and Contents The collection includes a reply by Benjamin Rush and twelve other Philadelphia physicians, Charles Caldwell, William Dewees, John Redman Coxe, Philip Syng Physick, James Reynolds, Francis Bowes Sayre, John C. Otto, William Boys, Samuel Cooper, James Stuart, Felix Pascalis Ouviere, and Joseph Strong, to inquiry of Thomas Mifflin on 1797 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Rush maintains yellow fever is identical with bilious remitting fever of warm climates, discusses source of 1797 outbreak...

Bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: MSS 2/140
Scope and Contents Receipted bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush, Sept. 1795, and operation and advice, Jan.-Feb. 1796. Bill bears autograph signature of Philip Syng Physick, 2 Jan. 1797.

Daniel J. Swinney papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/085
Scope and Contents This small collection of Daniel J. Swinney's student lecture notes and related papers, recipe book, daybook, and vaccination records, 1808-1827, documents the education and early medical career of an obscure country physician during the early 19th century.The collection is divided into two series. Series 1 concerns Swinney's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1808-1809, and includes a receipt for his 1808-1809 session fee; an 1809 copy of Benjamin Rush's...

Elijah Griffiths notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: 10a 106
Scope and Contents Volume 2 (97 leaves) of a set of lecture notes from Benjamin Rush’s lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania. Includes conclusion of lectures on physiology (digestion, nutrition and reproduction), pathology (causes of disease), and therapeutics.

George F. Lehman notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: 10a 239
Scope and Contents Three volumes of notes on lectures given by Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania on the topics of pathology, therapeutics, and the practice of medicine.

George Green papers

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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?]...

John Sommer notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: 10a 104
Scope and Contents Volumes 2-3 of notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush delivered at the University of Pennsylvania in 1810. Topics covered include pathology, therapeutics, and the practice of medicine.