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Albert S. Ashmead papers

Identifier: MSS 2/029
Overview The Albert S. Ashmead papers (1875-1910) is a fine collection documenting the professional experiences of a well-known American leprologist. The focus of the collection is Ashmead's correspondence with other leprologist and international figures concerning the 1897 Berlin lepra conference. The collection also contains manuscripts of Ashmead's articles, the text for an unpublished anthology on Japanese medicine, and research notes and translations of articles concerning leprosy and...

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.

Almon Twitchell daybooks

Identifier: MSS 2/280
Scope and Contents Daybook documents medical practice of Almon Twitchell in Bethel, Me., and surrounding Oxford Co. area. Lists patients, charges, medicine, and account settlements, 1854 Aug. 25-1859 Dec. 29.

Andrew Warner notes on lectures from Yale College School of Medicine

Identifier: MSS 2/069
Scope and Contents Volume contains conclusion of Nathan Smith’s lecture course on theory and practice of physic, 18151816, and personal material of Andrew F. Warner, 1821 and undated. Smith’s lectures describe pathology, symptoms, and treatment of disease by anatomical system; bulk of volume concerns diseases of the chylopoietic viscera [lymphatic system], digestive system, urinary system, and bronchi. Course concludes with Smith’s general remarks on the treatment of disease. A brief section on the...

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...

Anthony Brocard medical manual

Identifier: MSS 2/199
Scope and Contents Encyclopedic French medical manual, describing treatment for various common ailments, compiled by Anthony Brocard at the Université de médecine de Montpellier in 1661. Authorites commonly cited include Luis Mercado, Lazare Riviére and Abraham Zacutus.

Arthur K. Asbury papers

Identifier: MSS 2/351
Overview Arthur K. Asbury (b. 1928), Van Meter Professor of Neurology Emeritus, is an internationally recognized neurologist, best known for his clinical and experimental studies of peripheral neuropathies. Most of his career was spent at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he was a clinician, educator, researcher, and administrator. The bulk of this collection documents Dr. Asbury's work as Vice Dean of Research and Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania...

Benham family papers

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.

Benjamin Archer notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

Identifier: 10a 136
Scope and Contents Two volumes of an incomplete set of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania from 1804 to 1805. Vol. 1 (p. 1-43) contains brief notes on his section on physiology including the pulse and the mind. Vol. 2 (p. 132-260) contains notes on his sections on therapeutics and the practice of medicine.

Benjamin Bird notes on lectures from the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Identifier: MSS 2/246
Scope and Contents B. L. Bird’s notes on lectures at University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1835-1836. Lecturers are: Robley Dunglison on therapeutics; Eli Geddings on physiology; Nathaniel Potter on practice of medicine; and N. R. Smith on surgery, particularly gunshot wounds. Includes recipes.

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