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Charles Michael lecture notes

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Identifier: MSS 378
Overview This collection contains two volumes of lectures notes of Charles Michael, a Philadelphia medical student, dating from 1829 to 1831. One volume covers notes from a course on midwifery taught by a Dr. Handy. The other volume contains notes from the theory and practice of medicine by J.H. Miller, M.D. Not much is known about Charles Michael. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.

Daniel J. Swinney papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/085
Scope and Contents This small collection of Daniel J. Swinney's student lecture notes and related papers, recipe book, daybook, and vaccination records, 1808-1827, documents the education and early medical career of an obscure country physician during the early 19th century.The collection is divided into two series. Series 1 concerns Swinney's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1808-1809, and includes a receipt for his 1808-1809 session fee; an 1809 copy of Benjamin Rush's...

Forster family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/300
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters sent and received, 1819-1887, by members of the Forster family of Dauphin County, Pa., particularly General John Forster (1777-1863); his second wife, Margaret S. Forster (1804-1891); Mrs. Forster's son, James H. Stuart (1828-1854); and Benjamin L. Forster, the second son of John and Margaret Forster.Although the content of the Forster family letters is personal in nature, there are many observations concerning matters of individual and public...

Francis Julius Le Moyne lecture and matriculation tickets

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Identifier: MSS 2/237
Scope and Contents This small collection of Francis Julius LeMoyne's matriculation and lecture admission tickets, 1820-1822, document his education in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Faculty members whose lectures LeMoyne attended include: John Redman Coxe on materia medica and pharmacy; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare on chemistry; Thomas C. James on midwifery; and Philip Syng Physick and William E. Horner on anatomy.

George W. Freeman lecture and matriculation tickets

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Identifier: MSS 2/144
Scope and Contents This small collection documents George W. Freeman's education in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1850-1851. The collection includes Freeman's matriculation card, admission cards to lectures, and a certificate entitling him to use of the medical library of Pennsylvania Hospital. Faculty members whose lectures Freeman attended are: Joseph Carson, William Gibson, Hugh L. Hodge, W. E. Horner, Samuel Jackson, and James B. Rogers.

H. Chester Parry lecture and matriculation tickets

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Identifier: MSS 2/126
Scope and Contents This small collection documents H. Chester Parry's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1859-1861. The collection contains Parry's matriculation card, lecture and clinic admission cards, an examination schedule, and a letter certifying his passage of his examinations. Faculty members whose lectures Parry attended are: Joseph Carson, Hugh L. Hodge, Samuel Jackson, Joseph Leidy, R. E. Rogers, Henry H. Smith, and George B. Wood.

H. Earnest Goodman lecture tickets

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Identifier: MSS 2/158
Scope and Contents The H. Earnest Goodman Collection consists of two 1857 cards admitting Goodman to the lectures of D. Hayes Agnew on practical anatomy at the Philadelphia School of Anatomy, and of R. A. F. Penrose on obstetrics. There is also an 1858 matriculation card for courses at Edward Parrish's School of Practical Pharmacy. Although Goodman was a student in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania at this time, the collection documents his attendence at courses outside the...

Jacob Weber lecture and matriculation cards

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Identifier: MSS 2/193
Scope and Contents This collection of lecture admission and matriculation cards and related material documents Jacob Weber's medical education at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1845, and the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1855 to 1857. The collection indicates that, in addition to the prescribed series of courses at the university, Weber also attended supplementary lectures on anatomy and surgery.Physicians and faculty members whose lectures Weber attended include:...

Jeremiah B. Stubbs correspondence received

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Identifier: MSS 2/224
Scope and Contents The collection contains fourteen letters received, 18361848, by Jeremiah B. Stubbs, primarily from his brother, S. B. Stubbs, with matriculation and lecture admission tickets, 1826, from Jefferson Medical College. Several of the letters from S. B. Stubbs and one letter from Samuel Webster describe the conditions, faculty, medical education, and student life at Jefferson during the 1830s and early 1840s; some comparisons are drawn between courses and faculty at Jefferson and...

Jesse Elmer Shuman papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/250
Scope and Contents This small collection, 1885-1935, documents Jesse Elmer Shuman's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical Institute of Philadelphia and includes matriculation and lecture admission tickets, lecture schedules, examination questions, and a recipe book. Also included are some newsclippings, a volume of notes used from 1912-1931, for lectures on materia medica, and an undated typescript address on angina pectoris.