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Aaron Burr Tucker notes on the lectures of Philip Syng Physick

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Identifier: 10b 14
Scope and Contents One volume (232 pages) of notes on surgery lectures delivered by Philip Syng Physick at the University of Pennsylvania.

Anna M. McAllister notes on lectures from Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/056
Scope and Contents Volume contains notes on lectures taken by Anna M. McAllister during third year of study at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Nov. 1872-Mar. 1873. Lecturers not identified but are: Rachel L. Bodley on chemistry; Emeline H. Cleveland on obstetrics and diseases of women; Isaac Comly on practice of medicine; Henry Hartshorne on diseases of children and hygiene; Charles Hermon Thomas on materia medica; and Benjamin B. Wilson on surgery. Lectures identified by subject and...

George O. Caldwell papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/299
Scope and Contents The collection contains one volume of George O. Caldwell's student notes, 1884-1885, on the surgical lectures of J. Williston Wright in the Medical Department of the University of the City of New York (pp. 1-106), with notes on materia medica (pp. 108-134), and an 1887 hospital formulary of 307 recipes (pp. 135-232), probably used at the Female Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island. Also included are nine letters, 1891-1894, from Caldwell to his fiancee, Annie C. Roche, written while...

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.

Historical Medical Photographs Collection

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Identifier: HMP
Scope and Contents Since photography was invented in the mid-19th century, it has been used for medical purposes. The collection contains more than 4,000 photographs and showcases a variety of patients with diseases, injuries, and malformations, such as Civil War amputations, conjoined twins, and birth defects.

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Jacob Solis Cohen papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/046
Scope and Contents The John Solis Cohen papers consist of five collections. This first collection contains correspondence, addresses, and published and unpublished manuscripts of articles and textbooks documenting J. Solis Cohen's research, labors, and concerns in the fields of laryngology and tuberculosis throughout most of his professional career. The other four collections consist of three volumes of scrapbooks the case of Emperor Frederick III of Germany and seven volumes of lecture notes.For a...

John Wiley papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/059
Scope and Contents This small collection of five notebooks documents John Wiley's medical education at Jefferson Medical College, 1835-1837, and gives some sketchy information about his later professional life.The heart of the collection consists of one volume of Wiley's notes (1835-1837) on the lectures of Jefferson faculty, including: Samuel Colhoun on materia medica; Robley Dunglison on physiology; Jacob Green on chemistry; George McClellan on surgery; Granville Sharp Pattison on anatomy;...

Nathan L. Hatfield papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/213
Scope and Contents This small collection of Nathan L. Hatfield's papers, 18211826, documents his medical education and early career and personal interests. The collection contains notes on lectures from both the University of Pennsylvania and the first session of Jefferson Medical College. Also included are a few samples of Hatfield's writings, such as the draft of an application to the Managers of the Philadelphia Alms House for resident student status, essays, a eulogy on Samuel Williston Lebeau, and...

Samuel Betton student notes

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Identifier: 10a Betton
Scope and Contents This collection contains two volumes of student notes taken by Samuel Betton: one volume (496 leaves) of notes on lectures on materia medica delivered by Benjamin S. Barton at the University of Pennsylvania from 1803-1804; and one volume (ca. 200 pages) of notes on 29 lectures on surgery delivered by John Abernethy in 1823 in London, probably at the St. Bartholomew’s Hospital lecture hall.

Samuel D. Gross correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/135
Scope and Contents The Samuel D. Gross papers consist of two collections, including records of the American Surgical Association correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.