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Alexander Rush papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/243
Scope and Contents This small collection of Alexander Rush's papers, 1931-1984, with some earlier material, documents his personal life, professional career, and interest in his ancestor, Benjamin Rush, and includes lectures and addresses, writings, awards, certificates, diplomas, and photographs.Series 1 contains letters, a passport, curricula vitae, bibliographies, and printed material concerning Rush's life and career, 1922-1984. Material, 1812-1981, concerning Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) is in...

Alfred R. Shands, Jr. papers on William E. Horner

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Identifier: MSS 2/090
Scope and Contents This small collection of correspondence and related materials, 1821-1975, assembled by Alfred Rives Shands, Jr., documents his research on William E. Horner. The collection is divided into four series. Series 1 contains Shands' correspondence, 1948-1975, concerning the loan and ultimate disposition of a collection of Horner papers and relics at the University of Pennsylvania and Shands' attempt to publish Horner's 1821 European diary. Series 2 contains two printed items...

Collection of biographies of dermatologists

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Identifier: MSS 3/023
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, curriculum vitae, photographs, and printed material providing biographical information about United States and foreign dermatologists. The collections is arranged into 19 series, each covering a part of the alphabet. Materials are filed according to the dermatologist’s name.

E. B. Krumbhaar papers

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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...

Ernest Spiegel papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/251
Overview Ernest A. Spiegel, M.D., was an Austrian-born internationally recognized neurologist. He emigrated to the United States in 1930, where he spent much of his career at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He finished his career at the National Parkinson FOundation in Miami. Spiegel is well-known for his work in developing the stereotactic technique. He passed away in 1985. The papers of Ernest Spiegel reflect his varied interests in neurological research and publication from his...

Francis Clark Wood papers I

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Identifier: MSS 2/228-01
Scope and Contents This collection is the larger of two collections of Francis C. Wood's papers, the other being MSS 2/0228-02. This extensive collection (1892-1989) chronicles the life and career of a 20th century physician, scientist, soldier, administrator, and teacher. The collection is divided roughly evenly among the different phases of his life and career. Because Dr. Wood was a leader in both his community and profession, the collection documents the activities and functioning of many institutions and...

Fred B. Rogers papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/354
Overview Fred Baker Rogers was Professor of Preventive Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine and an active member of the medical community in Philadelphia and throughout the East Coast. He received his M.M.S. in Internal Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, his M.D. from Temple University, and his M.P.H. from Columbia University. Rogers was a prolific author of articles and books on medical history, from local doctors to infectious outbreaks, with a specific focus on preventive...

J.F. McClendon scrapbooks

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Identifier: MSS 363
Overview This collections contains pages from a scrapbook compiled by J.F. McClendon. The bulk of the material consists of photographs and biographies of notable doctors and scientists, interspersed with advertisements for medicines and other healthcare products. The six folders in this collection are arranged in alphabetical order by last name with the last folder labeled as ‘Men of Science R.H.H.’ The collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.

Joseph Toner manuscript on William Kent Gilbert

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Identifier: MSS 2/043
Scope and Contents Manuscript in an unknown hand with pencilled emendations by J. M. Toner, [ca. 1881], describes William Kent Gilbert’s background and education, professional career and work at the Philadelphia Alms House and in private practice, and his collections of early American medical imprints, autographs, portraits, and engravings.

Published in "Report on American Medical Necrology," Transactions of the American Medical Association, vol. 32, 1881, p. 503.

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