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Aaron Burr Tucker notes on the lectures of Philip Syng Physick

Identifier: 10b 14
Scope and Contents One volume (232 pages) of notes on surgery lectures delivered by Philip Syng Physick at the University of Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Rush lectures

Identifier: 10a Rush
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Rush lectures are consist of three collections, with six volumes of lectures and lecture notes. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please see the "Scope and Contents" note for each item.

Charles G. Fowler lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...

Charles P. Mercer notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/150
Scope and Contents The three Charles P. Mercer notebooks contain a record of his education in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medicine, 1887-1890. Mercer describes cases presented at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania during the clinical instruction of Francis X. Dercum, William Osler, William Pepper, and Horatio C. Wood. Several of Osler's cases were presented at Philadelphia Hospital and the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. ...

Daniel J. Swinney papers

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...

Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers

Identifier: MSS 2/348
Overview The Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers document portions of McCarthy’s medical career, particularly his writings and addresses on psychiatry and medical jurisprudence. As a prominent neurologist and medical jurisprudence expert, McCarthy treated wounded soldiers in the First World War, taught for thirty-five years at the University of Pennsylvania, and founded several research and benevolent medical foundations. The collection contains three series; “Writings and Addresses,” “Subject Files,” and...

Daniel Murray Cheston lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: 10a Cheston
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three volumes of lecture notes. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.

E. B. Krumbhaar papers

Identifier: MSS 2/344
Overview Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to...

Emlen Wood notes on the lectures of E.T. Reichert

Identifier: Z10 217
Scope and Contents One volume (unbound) of notes on physiology lectures delivered by Edward T. Reichert. Lectures are dated from 2 October 1911 to 26 January 1912.

Francis Julius Le Moyne lecture and matriculation tickets

Identifier: MSS 2/237
Scope and Contents This small collection of Francis Julius LeMoyne's matriculation and lecture admission tickets, 1820-1822, document his education in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Faculty members whose lectures LeMoyne attended include: John Redman Coxe on materia medica and pharmacy; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare on chemistry; Thomas C. James on midwifery; and Philip Syng Physick and William E. Horner on anatomy.

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