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E. B. Krumbhaar papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/344
Overview Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to...

Edward L. Bauer papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/319
Scope and Contents Organized into four series: I. Manuscripts, 1940 & 1955. II. Typescripts, 1921-1941. III. Galley proof[n.d.] IV. Reprints, 1920-1945.The collection contains manuscripts, 1940 & 1955, typescripts, 1921-1941, a galley proof, [n.d.], and reprints, 1920-1945, documenting Dr. Edward L. Bauer’s career with the Department of Health of the City of Philadelphia. The collection also contains a few items post-dating Dr. Bauer’s employment at the Department of Health. Series 1 consists...

Frank J. Hartman papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...

J. Roberts Willson papers

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Identifier: Acc. 1994-019
Scope and Contents This collection has not been processed. However, the contents of the six boxes seem to be somewhat arranged in a comprehensive manner. The collection includes operation files; correspondence; reprints; speeches and other writings; photgraphs; and awards, certificates, and licenses.

Samuel X. Radbill papers II

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Identifier: MSS 2/037-05
Overview Samuel X Radbill (1901-1987) began his medical career as a general practitioner in 1926 and became a pediatrician in 1938, when he was certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Radbill was perhaps better known as a medical historian, and collector of bookplates and old and rare medical texts than as a pediatrician. He believed that the study of medicine’s past was useful to its practice, and he encouraged many of his professional colleagues to examine the history of their specialties. The...

Sir James Paget correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/190-02
Scope and Contents This is a small collection of holograph letters of English surgeon, Sir James Paget, to a variety of correspondents, 1846-1894. The letters were probably preserved for their autograph value. Most items are responses to invitations or acknowledgements of reprints. Several items are addressed to John B. Roberts. Of note is a lengthy discussion of a case, 1869 August 25. Also included are signature cuttings, a holograph recipe, and two letters, 1887 and 1922, of Paget's son, Stephen Paget.

William Osler Abbott papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/015
Scope and Contents The William Osler Abbott papers consists of two collections. The first collection contains correspondence, reprints, and health and biographical notes, and was assembled by Catherine Leek, Abbott's secretary at the Gastro Intestinal Clinic at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.The second collection documents his work with T. Grier Miller on intestinal intubation at the Gastro Intestinal Clinic and includes a technique book and correspondence, as well as records...