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Andrew Warner notes on lectures from Yale College School of Medicine

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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...

Benjamin Coles commonplace book

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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.

Charles Asher Knight casebooks

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Identifier: MSS 2/324
Scope and Contents The collection contains two casebooks, 1891-1898 (Bulk 1891-1893), kept by physician Charles Asher Knight, 1864-1924, while at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Items found interleaved in the casebooks were removed and placed in folders. The first casebook, 1891-1893, contains case histories, a partial name index, and a listing of medicinal recipes. The second casebook, 1891-1898, contains case histories, an inventory of medical and surgical instruments and supplies, and miscellaneous notes....

Crawford Long notes on remedy for poisonous insect bites

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Identifier: MSS 2/093
Scope and Contents Holograph item describing case which Crawford W. Long treated on 20 May 1847 at Jefferson, Ga., in which child experienced stomach pains, difficulty breathing, and muscle spasms following insect bite. Long treated the child with tincture opii, Hoffman’s anodyne, and aqua ammonia. Typed transcript by Richard A. Kern included.

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...

George B. Green receipt [recipe] book

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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...

Gustavus Darling Peck daybook

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Identifier: MSS 2/226
Scope and Contents Chronological record of G. D. Peck’s medical practice in Milford, Mass., 1832 Oct. 24-1834 Mar. 31. Entries list name of patient, reason for visit, fee charged, and ledger account number. Several patent medicines prescribed. Monthly summary accounts for 1832 and 1833 included. Also includes recipes and notes, including a reference, dated 1833 Jan. 1, to taking E. W. Carpenter as a medical student.

Henry Richard Smith medical notebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/248
Scope and Contents Notes on lectures of Dr. [James] Blundell on midwifery, 1835, from Guy’s Hospital; examination questions on surgery; notes on symptoms and treatment of common ailments; and recipes. Several bills and recipes, some dated as late as 1884, laid in.

James Snow medical notebook

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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.

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.

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