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

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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. ...

Dyar T. Brainard papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/087
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three holograph addresses of Dyar T. Brainard. Although all three are undated, approximate dates, 1813, 1821, and 1823, can be derived from the contents of each address. The third address, circa 1823, may have been the annual dissertation delivered to the Connecticut State Medical Society; the other two addresses may have been given before the New London County Medical Association. The first address, circa 1813, describes an unknown disease treated...

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...

Frederick P. Henry lecture notes

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Identifier: 10a Henry
Scope and Contents The Frederick P. Henry papers consist of five collections, including five volumes of lecture notes and 1 envelope of medical and autobiographical notes. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please see the "Scope and Contents" note for each item.

George Kissam Meynen notes on the lectures of N. M. Shaffer

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Identifier: MSS 2/309
Scope and Contents Volume of notes taken by George Kissam Meynen on orthopedic surgery clinics and lectures of Newton M. Shaffer in the Medical Department of New York University, 1884 Sept. 20-1885 Feb. 13. Includes case histories of individual patients treated at New York Orthopaedic Dispensary and Hospital.

Joseph DeFeher notebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/289
Scope and Contents Volume, assembled by Joseph DeFeher, of chest radiographs with brief case histories of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania pulmonary infection patients treated with injections of "Guajakodyl", 1937-1940. Several patients treated at Rush Hospital for Consumption and Allied Diseases. Includes photostats of letters to John W. Cass concerning experiences with compound.

Manuscript archives of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 1/001-01
Overview The Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia created during organization in 1787. Secretary is the appointed officer of record whose original duties included maintenance of College minutes and transactions and preservation of its documents and correspondence.This collection holds correspondence, financial papers, reports, medical cases, and fellowship applications and resignations, 1787-1847, kept by the Secretaries of the College of Physicians of...

Notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Hospital

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Identifier: MSS 2/208
Scope and Contents Volume of notes taken by an unidentified student on the lectures of Joseph Carson on materia medica, William Pepper on the theory and practice of medicine, and Henry H. Smith on surgery in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1862 Dec. 2-1863 Jan. 29, and R. A. F. Penrose on obstetrics at Philadelphia Hospital, 1862 Dec. 10-1863 Feb. 6. Three case descriptions presented by J. M. Da Costa at the hospital are also included.

Samuel Jackson papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/167
Scope and Contents This small collection of Samuel Jackson material contains letters written and received by him, a case history, two bills, and a recipe, 1835-1864. Most of the letters received and the case history concern descriptions and treatments of epileptics by physicians, generally alumni of the University of Pennsylvania who were practicing in the southern United States. The physicians are: Richard D. Arnold, William B. Cochran, Francis H. Deane, S. C. Gleaves, Virginius W. Harrison,...

Thomas Hewson essay on the treatment of varicose veins

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Identifier: MSS 2/229-02
Scope and Contents Essay read to College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 29 Oct. 1833, describing cause of varicose veins and treatment by surgery and application of pressure. Includes case description from Pennsylvania Hospital.

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