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Benham family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/333
Booksellers' description Account book collection, Thomas Benham, M.D., John Benham, M.D., and others. (Broome, Conesville, and Windham, NY; 1796-1863, and later) Comprises approximately twenty single thick wrappered account books (some bound with multiple gatherings) and several hundred items of miscellaneous paper ephemera, primarily 1840s-1870s, of related interest. Apparently representing three generations of doctors in one family, serving a very rural area of New York State, some 35 miles southwest of Albany.

Caspar Morris casebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/004
Scope and Contents Volume compiled by Caspar Morris during residency at Pennsylvania Hospital with descriptions of five cases, 18241826, and observations concerning Philadelphia Board of Health’s report on epidemic of bilious remittant fever in Bristol, Pa., in 1825. Two cases were head injuries; description, circa 1849, of later medical history of one patient, B. L., included.Additional Form: Case of B. L. summarized in Morris, J. Cheston "United Fracture of Skull of Very Old Standing," Summary of...

Charles H. Frazier papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/033
Scope and Contents The Charles H. Frazier Papers are divided into three series: a general file, 1901-1941; medical manuscripts, papers, and reprints, 1914-1942; and a medical case file [patient records], 1900-1945. Series 1 contains biographical and bibliographical data of Charles H. Frazier; his correspondence; instructional notes and other documents related to his teaching of medicine; records of the various activities, medical as well as social, in which he was engaged; and personal and miscellaneous...

Francis C. Wood papers II

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Identifier: MSS 2/228-02
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers, correspondence, speeches, and records of medical practice and military service, 1925-1989, of Philadelphia, Pa., cardiologist and educator, Francis C. Wood.Series 1 documents Francis C. Wood’s family and personal life, education, and honors and awards, 1949-1984. Includes family correspondence, press releases, and financial and legal papers.General correspondence in Series 2 includes letters of physicians, non-physicians, and letters of...

John Hill Brinton papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/269
Scope and Contents The papers of John H. Brinton, spanning 1853 to 1896, consist of a ledger, patient visiting lists, general business papers, and a letterbook. These papers span more than forty years of Brinton's medical career; especially well documented in the collection are Brinton's years as a Civil War surgeon and Superintendent and Director of General Hospitals in Nashville, Tennessee. Series 1 contains a ledger from Brinton's early practice. The ledger, spanning 1853 to 1859, contains...

Perley Barker casebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/063
Scope and Contents Volume documents Perley Newel Barker’s medical practice in Troy, Pa., and Bradford County area, 18971903. Entries list patient’s name, age, notes on examination, and prescription; many cases have followup notes. Letters, 1897, from physicians Edward Jackson and Willis T. Davison inserted in volume on page 70.

Record book of the Roentgen Laboratory of Philadelphia General Hospital

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Identifier: MSS 6/005-03
Scope and Contents Volume documenting diagnosis and treatment of patients in Roentgen Laboratory of Philadelphia General Hospital, 1900 Nov. 7-1902 Oct. 27. Includes case histories, symptoms, and x-ray analysis of each patient; occasional treatment of cancers, skin disorders, and tuberculosis included. Records primarily kept by George E. Pfahler. Includes folder of supplementary material.

Records of the Elm Hill Private School and Home for the Education of Feeble-Minded Youth

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Identifier: MSS 6/013
Overview Elm Hill Private School and Home for the Education of Feeble-Minded Youth was founded in 1848 in Barre, Massachusetts, by physician Hervey Backus Wilbur (1820-1883). Wilbur left Elm Hill in 1851 to establish a similar but state-sponsored school in New York. His assistant, George Brown (1823-1892), took over the institution. The records of Elm Hill span the years 1842-1951. The records consist of Administrative records, Correspondence, Financial records, Medical records, Teaching records, and...

Taunton Lunatic Asylum casebook

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Identifier: MSS 6/011
Booksellers' description Patient index included.240 entries with patients' names, family histories, financial status, and mental state. The records contain detailed information about patients' occupations, whether taxes had ever been paid, original depature sites, ships sailed on, time in America, and extensive genealogies. A number died while in the hospital; many were dispersed to different locations. Occasionally, ship's passage was arranged for people to go home. Some records note the prognosis but in...

William Osler Abbott papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/015
Scope and Contents The William Osler Abbott papers consists of two collections. The first collection contains correspondence, reprints, and health and biographical notes, and was assembled by Catherine Leek, Abbott's secretary at the Gastro Intestinal Clinic at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.The second collection documents his work with T. Grier Miller on intestinal intubation at the Gastro Intestinal Clinic and includes a technique book and correspondence, as well as records...