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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.

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...

Lisabeth Holloway collection of biographical information on physicians

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Identifier: MSS 2/290
Scope and Contents Collection contains assembled biographical and educational data on physicians and surgeons, 1663-1977; bulk of information concerns regular, homeopathic, and eclectic American 19th century practitioners. Collection includes photocopies of published alumni catalogues and directories, course announcements, membership directories, and miscellaneous sources. Series 1.1 contains lists of alumni and matriculants, 1749-1955, with folder of information on Americans attending foreign medical schools,...

Max B. Lurie papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/115
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, personal papers, addresses, and writings, 1926-1967, of Max B. Lurie, documenting his life, professional career, and research into genetic resistance to tuberculosis.Lurie's professional correspondence, 1928-1966, is preserved in Series 1. Principal correspondents are Lurie's colleagues or collaborators in tuberculosis research, many of them associated with the Henry Phipps Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, including Samuel...

Nathan Schlezinger papers on Samuel Leopold

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Identifier: MSS 398
Overview Dr. Samuel Leopold was born 25 September 1879 in Philadelphia. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School (Penn) in 1902 and completed his internship at the Jewish Hospital. In 1905, he was appointed as an Instructor in Pathology Penn, held the position of Instructor of Neuropathology and Neurology from 1907 to 1917, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1918, a position he held until 1940.In addition to teaching at Penn, Leopold served on the...

Records of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Identifier: MSS 6/014-01
Overview Established in 1855, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was the first hospital in the United States to care exclusively for children, and was key in establishing the foundations of modern day pediatric medicine. Medical staff members at CHOP have been at the forefront of innovation for decades, and their work has had impacts which can be seen to this day, in the form of the Isolette Incubator, the Measles vaccine, and its participation in The Human Genome Project. The Children's Hospital...

St. John W. Mintzer papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/019
Scope and Contents This extensive collection of the papers of St.John Watkins Mintzer documents the life and career of a 19th century physician, soldier, and businessman. Although the bulk of the papers concern his administration of Civil War hospitals, the collection also contains information about the operation of Philadelphia's eclectic medical schools, the work of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas and Mississippi, and some unusual business ventures of the day.Materials preserved in Series 1...

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