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Katharine R. Sturgis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/355
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1903. She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and entered the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1935. She was forced to leave school when she contracted tuberculosis, but later resumed her studies and earned her medical degree in 1940. Sturgis became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1951 and was elected its first female president in 1972. The Katharine R....

Samuel Sturgis Booth ledger

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Identifier: MSS 2/084
Scope and Contents Volume documents Samuel Booth Sturgis’ medical practice and work as proprietor and physicianinchief at Foot Hills Sanitorium, Lenoir, N.C., 19151917. Each account entry contains reason for visit, charge, and payment received. Many patients identified by profession; index to account names included. Related bills and prescriptions inserted. Several visits made in consultation with Sturgis’ wife, Margaret Castex Sturgis, a gynecologist. Notes in ledger indicate volume was superceded by patient...

Sturgis Photograph Collection

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Identifier: P-STURGIS
Overview The Sturgis Photograph Collection was donated to the College in the early 1980s by Doctors Katharine R. and Samuel B. Sturgis. It contains a large number of the College's pictures and oversize documents (diplomas, certificates, etc.). The subjects of the materials range from portraits of physicians, early hospital buildings, group photographs of medical societies, and class photographs of medical school students, to lecture matriculation cards and medical illustrations. Researchers should...