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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...

Henry Bond manuscript on prescriptions

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Identifier: 10a 48
Scope and Contents One volume (169 pages) containing prescriptions and some household formulae at end. Flyleaf is dated 1815 and bottom entry on p.88 is dated 21 Aug. 1826. Includes references to Drs. Borrows, Samuel Jackson, Physick, Ferriar, et al.

John Mitchell Kearsley papers

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Identifier: Z10/10a Kearsley
Scope and Contents The John Mitchell Kearsley papers consist of six accessions, including lecture notes. For a more detailed description of the materials, please see the "Scope and Contents" note for each item.

Joseph Carson correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/292
Scope and Contents This collection consists of thirteen volumes of lecture notes, some on lectures given by Carson; 6 volumes of a scrapbook on the history of the University of Pennsylvania; and one folder containing correspondence. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.

Nelson Isham commonplace book

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Identifier: MSS 2/025
Scope and Contents The bulk of the volume contains Isham's notes on the lecture courses of Eli Ives on disease of children and materia medica at Yale in 1826 and 1827. The notes describe the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of infants and children (pp. 2-98) and different medications and their uses (pp.101-132). There is a topical index to the lecture notes on page 233. The remainder of the commonplace book contains medical recipes and prescriptions (pp.99-100 and 171-193); a...

Records of the George D. Feidt Company

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Identifier: MSS 5/004
Scope and Contents This small collection of records, 1833-1939, documents the Philadelphia pharmacy and chemical manufacturing business of George D. Feidt Company and its antecedent firms, Smith and Hodgson and Bullock Crenshaw. The collection includes a Smith and Hodgson memorandum book; a Bullock Crenshaw recipe book and commercial product catalogues; and a George D. Feidt Company stock inventory register, commercial product catalogues and price lists, order book, poison register, catalogue mailing...

Thomas R. Neilson papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/021
Scope and Contents This collection of Thomas R. Neilson's papers touches on many areas of the professional career and personal life of this Philadelphia physician, surgeon, and teacher. The bulk of the collection, comprised of professional correspondence and surgical case records, comes from a narrow period of time, 1888 to 1892, years when Neilson was approaching middle age and was well advanced in medical career. His early education, family affairs, and financial situation are also documented....