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Alexander Jackson notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/196
Scope and Contents Alexander Jackson’s notes, 26 Jan. through 27 Feb. 1824, from lectures in Medical Dept. of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes occasional diagrams and subject index. Lecturers include: Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine, John Redman Coxe on materia medica, William Gibson on surgery, and William P. Dewees and Thomas C. James on midwifery. Includes occasional notes on Robert Hare on chemistry and Philip Syng Physick on anatomy.

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

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...

Benjamin Coles commonplace book

Identifier: MSS 2/041
Scope and Contents "Anthropologica nova seu liber medicus manualis, scrip[si]t. Binj. Coles, G. Fosters, 8 Septem[be]r. 1735."

Contains 171 entries including definitions, medical recipes, and prescriptions for ailments, diseases, and pregnancy. Occasional entries concern matters of materia medica or natural history.

Charles G. Fowler lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...

Edward Barton notes on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

Identifier: 10a 26
Scope and Contents Two volumes of notes on 52 lectures on materia medica delivered by Nathaniel Chapman between Nov. 8, 1814 and Mar. 1, 1815 at the University of Pennsylvania. Vol. 1 (123 leaves) contains lectures 1 (Nov. 8, 1814) through 25 (Dec. 22, 1814). Vol. 2 (leaves 124-247) contains lectures 26 (Dec. 23, 1814) through 52 (Mar. 1, 1815).

George Green papers

Identifier: MSS 2/013
Scope and Contents The contents of this commonplace book of George Green, Sr., divide naturally into three series: medical lecture notes and examination questions, many from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817-1820; copies or drafts of personal correspondence, 1824 and undated; and poetry, literary sentences, and miscellaneous writings, 1858-1860 and undated. Medical items in the volume include a copy of notes on Philip Syng Physick's lecture on inflammation, [1819?]...

George O. Caldwell papers

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...

J. Arman notes on lectures from the Université de Montpellier

Identifier: MSS 2/127
Scope and Contents Student notes on materia medica taken by J. Arman at the Université de Montpellier, France, 1748. Notes are divided into internal and three classes of external remedies. Internal remedies covered are: cathartics, purgatives, diaphoretics and sudorifics, diuretics, aperitives, emmenagogues, cardiacs, stomachics, cephalics, febrifuges, carminatives, anticlementics, lithontriptics, salivants, bechics, astringents, absorbants, narcotics, and laxatives. Divisions of first class of external remedies...

John Atlee notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/065
Scope and Contents Two volumes of John L. Atlee’s notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania, 18181820, documenting his medical educatione. Vol. 1 contains Atlee’s notes, 18 Feb. 181826 Feb. 1818, on lectures of Nathaniel Chapman on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine, nos. 79 [continued] through 85. Vol. 2 contains Atlee’s notes, 15 Nov. 181918 Jan. 1820, on lectures of John Redman Coxe on materia medica; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare on chemistry; Thomas C. James on midwifery; and...

John Diller notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/058
Scope and Contents Notebook documenting John R. Diller’s education at Jefferson Medical College, 18671868, and finances of practice in Emmaus, Pa., 18681885. Material from Jefferson (pp. 137) includes notes on J. M. DaCosta on clinical medicine; Samuel D. Gross on surgery; John B. Biddle on materia medica; and Ellerslie Wallace on obstetrics. Also includes treatments and prescriptions. Notebook also contains Diller’s financial records including ledger, 1868-1870, and summary monthly cash accounts,...

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