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Benjamin Coles commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/041
Scope and Contents "Anthropologica nova seu liber medicus manualis, scrip[si]t. Binj. Coles, G. Fosters, 8 Septem[be]r. 1735."

Contains 171 entries including definitions, medical recipes, and prescriptions for ailments, diseases, and pregnancy. Occasional entries concern matters of materia medica or natural history.

Benjamin Rush letter to Mr. Mulford

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/323
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an autographed letter signed, 14 Oct. 1808, from physician Benjamin Rush, 1746-1813, to a Mr. Mulford. The letter is a prescription sent or given to Mr. Mulford, who was suffering from an ailment affecting his lungs. The letter lists guidelines to follow regarding nutrition, exercise, dress, and sleep. It also recommends bloodletting and blistering in the event of chest pain or heavy coughing.

George B. Green receipt [recipe] book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/057
Scope and Contents One volume of remedies and recipes compiled by George B. Green, 1823-1862, with notes on sources of information or use of recipes. Includes recipes for medical ailments such as croup, hydrophobia, and dysentery, and household substances such as varnish, shoe polish, and ink. Several remedies prescribed by Vermont physician E. E. Phelps for Mrs. George B. Green. Newspaper clippings and other printed items laid in.One-volume daybook of farm and personal accounts, 1852- June...

George Hamilton Chambers book of prescriptions

 Collection
Identifier: 10a 468
Scope and Contents One volume of 150 prescriptions dated 2 Sept. 1887 to 18 Dec. 1898. Each entry lists patient name, prescription, and date. Some entries also contain patient address and indications. Several leaves are missing for Jan. through late March 1892.

Henry Bond manuscript on prescriptions

 Collection
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.

Henry Knox Stratford formulary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/279
Scope and Contents Volume of undated medical and household recipes of eclectic physician with miscellaneous cash accounts and chronological list of obstetrical cases, 1855-1868. Includes one folder of supplementary material, ca. 1874-1890.

James Snow medical notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/245
Scope and Contents Contains James R. Snow’s prescriptions and recipes for common ailments and notes on lectures of Austin Flint on practice of medicine and Frank Hastings Hamilton on surgery from the Medical Dept. of University of Buffalo, circa 1848.

John Dauntesey recipe book

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Identifier: MSS 2/070
Scope and Contents Volume contains recipes, manuscript copies of printed medical and chemical works, and genealogical information, 16521683. Volume contains recipes and prescriptions in English and Latin, in various hands, on pages 110 and 111212. There are several references to James Blackburn, who may have owned or compiled the volume originally, then given it to John Dauntesey in 1652. Several prescriptions are specifics against plague. Pages 11100 contain manuscript copy of works printed in London in...

Joseph Hartshorne casebook

 Collection
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.

Parkinson's Disease prescription

 Item
Identifier: MSS 392
Content Description This collection consists of a prescription for Parkinson's disease treatment, in French, written in Paris on 4 May 1877, presumably by Dr. J. M. Charcot. The name "Dr. Seguin" also appears. A typescript copy, translated into English, is available.