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Caspar Wistar notes on the lectures of Joseph Black

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Identifier: 10a 12
Scope and Contents Four volumes of notes on 118 chemistry lectures delivered by Joseph Black at the University of Edinburgh in 1784.

Isaac Hiester letter to Samuel Jackson

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Identifier: MSS 2/143
Scope and Contents Hiester recalls experience as student sent by Caspar Wistar to Germantown to report on outbreak of yellow fever among several families there, circa 1805. Letter describes physical situation of Germantown and location of houses of infected families.

List of physicians of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: MSS 2/218
Scope and Contents Document, circa 1797, written in hand of Benjamin Duffield, listing twenty-one physicians who are members of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Reverse contains list, written in hand of Caspar Wistar, of twelve physicians who are not members of the College. Internal evidence indicates list compiled after William Annan became a member, June 1796, and before his death on 4 Oct. 1797.

Wistar family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/125
Scope and Contents This small collection contains personal letters, 1827-1859, one from Caspar Wistar, the others received by him from family members, and two undated poems. The undated letter from Wistar to [Caspar?] Morris describes the concern Wistar feels for his brother's failing eyesight, while the letter from S. M. Waln to Wistar, 10 January 1859, relates the efforts made to locate Wistar's son, Caspar, who disappeared in Australia in 1859. The collection also includes three letters,...

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