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Albert C. Gorgas essay and examination questions

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Identifier: MSS 2/234
Scope and Contents Holograph essay, 1856 Mar. 28, describing causes, symptoms, and treatment of neuralgia and tic doloureux [facial neuralgia], and twelve examination questions with responses, [1856 Mar. 31], by Albert C. Gorgas. Forms part of Gorgas’ examination for entrance into Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Essay written at U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Essays from the Board of Naval Surgeons of the United States Navy Bureau and Medicine Department

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Identifier: MSS 1/001-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains a series of 74 brief essays on an array of subjects, 1841-1848, with a few related letters and testimonials, from physicians applying to the Board of Naval Surgeons, for entrance into or promotion in the U.S. Navy. The Board appears to have been convened at the U.S. Naval Asylum in Philadelphia and Surgeon John A. Kearney was its president. Many of the applicants were graduates of the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. The collection conveys...

Examination questions from the United States Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

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Identifier: MSS 1/001-01
Scope and Contents Examination questions and responses to Naval Medical Board at U. S. Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, from D. Warren Brickell, 1847, and H. Lawrence Sheldon, 1856. Brickell gives description of iritis and its treatment. Sheldon responds to twelve questions and describes fistula lacrymalis; scarlatina; delivery by the feet; composition of light; definition of dew point; nux vomica; branches of intestinal iliac; lacrimal apparatus; structure and function of liver; morbid changes in blood; rheumatism;...

Samuel Franklin Coues essay and examination questions

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Identifier: MSS 2/233
Scope and Contents Holograph essay, 1856 Mar. 4, describing causes, symptoms, and treatment of hepatitis, and twelve examination questions with responses, 1856 Mar. 7, by Samuel F. Coues. Forms part of Coues’ examination for advancement in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Examination questions answered at U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Samuel Patterson, Jr. essay and examination questions

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Identifier: MSS 2/210
Scope and Contents Collection contains essay on the medicinal and therapeutic uses of iron and twelve examination questions with responses by Samuel D. Patterson, 1858 Apr. 19 and 20. Essay and questions form part of Patterson’s application for admission to the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Essay was written at the U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

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Essays 4
Examinations 2
Examinations -- Questions 2
Facial Neuralgia 1
Fistula lacrymalis 1