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Abraham Ornsteen papers

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Identifier: MSS 373
Overview Dr. Abraham Ornsteen’s medical notes and medical school pictures comprise the Abraham Ornsteen Papers collection. A Philadelphia neurologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Abraham Ornsteen (September 30, 1894-April 28, 1978) gained notoriety for his clinical instruction which included some of the earliest medical instruction videos. This collection includes Dr. Ornsteen’s neurological notes, as well as class and professional portraits. This collection was discovered during...

E. A. Santee lecture notes from Jefferson Medical College

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Identifier: MSS 2/223-03
Scope and Contents Volume of student notes, 1863-1864, taken by E. A. Santee at Jefferson Medical College on, primarily, lectures of Samuel Henry Dickson on practice of medicine; Robley Dunglison on physiology; Samuel D. Gross on surgery and gunshot wounds; and Ellerslie Wallace on obstetrics. Includes notes on medical and surgical clinics of D. Hayes Agnew and J. L. Ludlow at Philadelphia General Hospital.

Herbert M. Howe lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: 10a Howe
Scope and Contents The Herbert M. Howe papers consist of nine volumes of lecture notes, each accessioned separately. For more details on the contents of the volumes, please see the "Scope and Contents" note for each volume.

John Elsom notes on clinics from Jefferson Medical College and Pennsylvania Hospital

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Identifier: MSS 2/061
Scope and Contents Volume of medical and surgical cases presented to students by faculty members at the clinic and hospital of Jefferson Medical College and staff at Pennsylvania Hospital, 30 Sept. 1848 to 14 Feb. 1849. Entries contain name and age of patient with description of the ailment and notes on treatment or prescription. There are occasional follow-up studies of certain patients. Index to subjects included. Physicians presenting cases are: Robley Dunglison, George Fox, W. W. Gerhard, Charles D. Meigs,...

Joseph Leidy notes of a post mortem examination of W. E. Horner

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Identifier: MSS 2/170-02
Scope and Contents Leidy describes condition of W. E. Horner’s internal organs at time of death on 13 Mar. 1853; emphasis placed on heart and kidneys. Horner died of enteroperitonitis.

Transcribed in "The Final Appearance of Dr. William E. Horner" Fugitive Leaves from the Historical Collections, ser. 3, vol. 5, no. 2 (1990), pp. 5-6.