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Henry Flickwir Baxter account book and casebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/322
Scope and Contents The collection contains an account book, 1866-1872, and a casebook, 1864-1871, documenting the medical practice of Philadelphia, Pa. physician Harry Flickwir Baxter, 1844-1901. Items found interleaved in the casebook were removed and placed in folders. Series 1 contains the account book, 1866-1872. All accounts are listed under an individual, and the volume has a name index. The account book lists the patient, his or her address, services rendered and their cost, and payments made. The service...

Henry Pleasants daybooks

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Identifier: MSS 2/270
Scope and Contents Ledgers of accounts from medical practice of Henry Pleasants in Hamiltonville [West Philadelphia], Pa., 1835-1858. Lists reason for visit and fee charged.

Joseph Hartshorne casebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/038-01
Scope and Contents Records of Hartshorne’s practice in Philadelphia from Jan. to Mar., 1828. Each entry describes the patient’s symptoms or ailment with some background information, then lists Hartshorne’s prescription or treatment.

Index to patient names is included.

Joseph Toner manuscript on William Kent Gilbert

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Identifier: MSS 2/043
Scope and Contents Manuscript in an unknown hand with pencilled emendations by J. M. Toner, [ca. 1881], describes William Kent Gilbert’s background and education, professional career and work at the Philadelphia Alms House and in private practice, and his collections of early American medical imprints, autographs, portraits, and engravings.

Published in "Report on American Medical Necrology," Transactions of the American Medical Association, vol. 32, 1881, p. 503.

Nicholas Chervin papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/141
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fifty-seven responses from fifty-six Philadelphia physicians to Chervin's 1821 survey concerning each physician's experiences with and beliefs regarding the contagious nature of yellow fever.

S. Rush Ketcham casebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/302
Scope and Contents Casebook, 1905-1915, of S. Rush Ketcham, documenting general medical practice in Philadelphia, Pa. Entries list patient name, address, age, medical history, diagnosis, and prescription. Includes several ophthalmological examinations and one folder of items laid in.

Samuel D. Gross correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/135
Scope and Contents The Samuel D. Gross papers consist of two collections, including records of the American Surgical Association correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.

Samuel W. Gross papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/203
Scope and Contents Autographs of Philadelphia physicians, formerly in the possession of Samuel W. Gross, contains circa 900 death or interment certificates written by Philadelphia area physicians from 1806 to 1835. The certificates, arranged in a rough chronological order, indicate the common causes and ages of mortality in the city during the early 19th century.Each certificate attests to the cause and date of death, giving the name and age of the deceased. Many of the certificates concern...

St. John W. Mintzer papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/019
Scope and Contents This extensive collection of the papers of St.John Watkins Mintzer documents the life and career of a 19th century physician, soldier, and businessman. Although the bulk of the papers concern his administration of Civil War hospitals, the collection also contains information about the operation of Philadelphia's eclectic medical schools, the work of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas and Mississippi, and some unusual business ventures of the day.Materials preserved in Series 1...