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Arthur K. Asbury papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/351
Overview Arthur K. Asbury (b. 1928), Van Meter Professor of Neurology Emeritus, is an internationally recognized neurologist, best known for his clinical and experimental studies of peripheral neuropathies. Most of his career was spent at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he was a clinician, educator, researcher, and administrator. The bulk of this collection documents Dr. Asbury's work as Vice Dean of Research and Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania...

Frederick Murtagh papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/336
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondencem typescripts, ephemera, photogrphs and slides, memoranda, and records of operations. It documents the career of Murtagh and many of the operations and procedures within the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), the hospital at Temple University, and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Mostly, the collection concerns Murtagh's work as a neurosurgeon at HUP. The history of procedures he performed is well covered as are his...

General correspondence file of Katharine R. Sturgis

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Identifier: CPP 2/002-02
Scope and Contents The presidential papers of Katharine R. Sturgis span 1925 to 1986; the bulk of the collection dates from 1970 to 1974. The papers reflect the activities of the College during Sturgis's presidential term; included are records of committee meetings, lectureship administration, donations and bequests, and amendments to ordinances and by-laws. Also present is a series of correspondence with the legal counsel of the College.Series 1, spanning 1925 to 1974, includes records of donations...

Presidential papers of George P. Rosemund

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Identifier: CPP 2/007-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains George P, Rosemond's chronological file, 1978-1980, from his tenure as President of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The bulk of the file contains incoming and copies of outgoing letters as well as copies of letters sent by William F. Chaveas, Executive Director of the College.The bulk of the correspondence concerns appointments to committees; acknowledgements of gifts and contributions, · particularly to the College Library's salvage fund...

Presidential papers of Katharine R. Sturgis

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Identifier: CPP 2/002-01
Scope and Contents The presidential papers of Katharine R. Sturgis span 1925 to 1986; the bulk of the collection dates from 1970 to 1974. The papers reflect the activities of the College during Sturgis's presidential term; included are records of committee meetings, lectureship administration, donations and bequests, and amendments to ordinances and by-laws. Also present is a series of correspondence with the legal counsel of the College.Series 1, spanning 1925 to 1974, includes records of donations...

Presidential papers of Lewis C. Sheffey

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Identifier: CPP 2/001-01
Scope and Contents This collection of Lewis Cass Scheffey's papers, spanning 1918 to 1966, documents his involvement in various offices, committees, and sections of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The bulk of the papers date from 1955 to 1958, the years in which Scheffey was President of the College. Also included in the collection is material relating to his participation in nu•erous local and national organizations.Series 1 includes material relating to Scheffey's activities as president,...

Records of the Board of Managers of Wills Hospital

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Identifier:  MSS 6/008
Scope and Contents These records of the Board of Managers of the Wills Hospital consist of three manuscript documents, all of which date from approximately 1833, when the hospital was first established. Included are the "By Laws of the Board of Managers of the Wills Hospital", "General rules and regulations for the management and supervision of the Wills Hospital for the indigent lame and blind", and a certificate announcing the election of new managers to the Board. These documents provide insight into...

Records of the Children's Seashore House

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Identifier: MSS 6/014-02
Overview The Children's Seashore House (CSH) was established Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1872 as a rehabilitation center for children. Founded on the belief in the restorative powers of the ocean and fresh seashore air, CSH was the first pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the nation, and the fourth oldest pediatric hospital in the United States. Today, CSH is located in Philadelphia, on the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) campus, after having been acquired by CHOP in 1998. Remarkable...

Records of the Committee on By-laws and Ordinances of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 10/0010-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records of the Chairman of the Committee on By-Laws and Ordinances of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia spans 1970 to 1990. The records were created by five committee chairmen: Louise C. Gloeckner (1970- 1972), Robert S. Pressman (1973-1977), Paul Nemir, Jr. (1977-1978), Joseph B. VanderVeer (1978-]979), and Palmer Howard Futcher (1979-1990); the bulk of the records are from the administrations of Pressman and Futcher. Many of the papers contain Futcher's autograph...

Records of the Elm Hill Private School and Home for the Education of Feeble-Minded Youth

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Identifier: MSS 6/013
Overview Elm Hill Private School and Home for the Education of Feeble-Minded Youth was founded in 1848 in Barre, Massachusetts, by physician Hervey Backus Wilbur (1820-1883). Wilbur left Elm Hill in 1851 to establish a similar but state-sponsored school in New York. His assistant, George Brown (1823-1892), took over the institution. The records of Elm Hill span the years 1842-1951. The records consist of Administrative records, Correspondence, Financial records, Medical records, Teaching records, and...

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