Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 17

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

 Collection
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...

David Wright diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary, 1835-1854 (Bulk 1839-1852), kept by British naval surgeon David Wright, b.1790. The diary contains periodic, sometime daily, entries describing the weather and events of the day. The bulk of the diary regards the personal, especially legal and financial, affairs of David Wright, but some entries relate to medical and naval activity. David Wright kept the diary while in London. Some entries may have been made by his wife. During at least part of the time the...

Francis Clark Wood papers I

 Collection
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...

Frank J. Hartman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...

George W. Outerbridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/138
Scope and Contents The George W. Outerbridge Papers, 1916-1919, contain letters and postcards, a fragment of a diary, and photographs, documenting Outerbridge's experiences as a member of the Pennsylvania Hospital Unit in France during World War I.Series 1 contains letters, 1917-1918, addressed by Outerbridge to family members, particularly his father, A. E. Outerbridge, and aunt, Laura C. Outerbridge. The letters describe Outerbridge's transatlantic voyage, conditions in France, and the daily...

H. Lenox Hodge notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/341
Scope and Contents Contents: Daily journal dated 1861; notes on certain cases occurring in the Pennsylvania Hospital, dated July 8th, 1858; ledger and field notes dated 1864

John Ecky papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/328
Scope and Contents Organized into three series: I. Diary, 1845-1849. II. Recipe book, 1851-1866. III. Miscellaneous, 1842-1915.The collection contains a diary, 1845-1849, recipe book, 1851-1866, and miscellaneous items, 1842-1915, documenting the professional and personal life of Philadelphia (Pa.) apothecary John H. Ecky (b. 1812). Series 1 consists of a diary, 1845-1849. The diary contains periodic, sometimes daily, entries regarding primarily Mr. Ecky’s personal life. Entries of medical interest...

Joseph Wilson diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/064
Scope and Contents Volume documenting Joseph Wilson’s voyage on U.S.S. Vandalia from Portsmouth, N.H., to Marquesas with abstract of log of entire voyage, 18571859; includes manuscript on naval hygiene, 1860; and fragmentary diary of voyage on U.S.S. Powhatan from Philadelphia to Mobile, Ala., 18601861. Diary from Vandalia (pp. 195) describes Wilson’s arrival in Portsmouth, N.H., on 2 Nov. 1857, embarkation on 1 Dec., then voyage south to Rio de Janeiro, through Straits of Magellan, north to Lima and Panama,...

Lucius Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/318
Scope and Contents The collection contains seventy-nine letters and postal cards received, 1883-1893, nine diaries, 1890-1899, two account books, 1886-1891, one recipe book, [n.d.], and miscellaneous items, [n.d.], documenting the personal life and patent medicine business of Lucius F. Wood in West Townsend, Mass. and the surrounding area. The series of letter and postal cards received, 1883-1893, is divided into two subseries: personal and business. Both subseries are arranged chronologically. An alphabetical...

Peirce family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/308
Scope and Contents The collection contains medical education and personal papers, 1824-1895, of three physicians of the Peirce family of Maine. Series 1 includes volumes of notes, 1824-1825, taken by James H. Peirce on Nathan Smith's lectures on surgery and the theory and practice of physic at the Medical School of Maine. One volume of notes on the anatomy and physiology lectures of John D. Wells is included. The series also includes Peirce's rough notes for an essay, probably his medical...

Filtered By

  • Subject: Diaries X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Names
Amercian Medical Association 1
Association of Medical Officers of American Institutions for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Persons 1
Athenaeum of Philadelphia 1
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited 1
Bartoll, William H. (William Horace) 1
∨ more
Brown, George Percy 1
Brown, George 1
Brown, George Artemas 1
College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1
Curie, Marie 1
Ecky family 1
Ecky, John H. 1
Great Britain. Royal Navy 1
Hartman Laboratories (Philadelphia, Pa) 1
Hartman, Frank J. 1
Hodge, H. Lenox (Hugh Lenox) 1
Horner, William E. (William Edmonds) 1
Jefferson Medical College. Surgical Clinic 1
Keen, William W. (William Williams) 1
Maine Insane Hospital 1
Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) 1
Medical School of Maine 1
Mitchell, Silas Weir 1
Nahant (Ship) 1
Outerbridge, George W. 1
Pacific coast (Sotuh America) 1
Peirce, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) 1
Peirce, James 1
Peirce, James H. (James Hamilton) 1
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 1
Perry, Sophia E. 1
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 1
Powhatan (Side-wheel steamer) 1
Private Institution for the Education of Feeble-minded Youth (Barre, Mass.) 1
Radium Services (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Shands, Alfred Rives, Jr. 1
U.S Atomic Energy Commission 1
U.S.S. Relief 1
United States. Army. 20th General Hospital 1
United States. Army. Base Hospital No. 10 1
United States. Navy 1
University of Pennsylvania. Department of Medicine 1
University of the City of New York. Medical Department 1
Vandalia (Ship) 1
Wilbur, H.B. (Harvey Backus) 1
Wild Wave (Clipper) 1
Wilson (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Wilson, J. C. (James Cornelius) 1
Wilson, Joseph 1
Wilson, W. Reynolds, William Reynolds 1
Wood, Francis C. (Francis Clark) 1
Wood, Lucius F. 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Wright, David 1
∧ less