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Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst papers I

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Identifier: MSS 2/072
Scope and Contents This small collection of Astley P. C. Ashhurst's correspondence, 1902 (1920-1932), documents his association with the American Surgical Association and the Interurban Surgical Society as well as his friendship with noted physicians and surgeons, including Harvey Cushing and D'Arcy Power. Most items contain little substantial information and were probably retained for their autograph value. Series 1.1 contains general correspondence, 1902-1932, filed alphabetically by author....

Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-APCA
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 350 photographs of surgical techniques, practices, and cases which require surgery; orthopedic surgery patients; skiagraphs of fractured bones; and other related images. The majority of the images can be found in Ashhurst's Surgery; its principles and practice, for students and practitioners (1914).

Autograph case of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: CPP-AUTO
Scope and Contents Autograph collections were popular during the 19th century. Individual collectors and libraries sought autographs, manuscripts, letters, and signatures of well-known people. The Historical Medical Library maintains its own collection of autographs, likely compiled by previous librarians. The collection consists mainly of correspondence; however, a good number are facsimiles of the original held at other institutions. Please visit the link below for an inventory of the autographs...

Awards and certificates collection

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Identifier: AC.1
Overview This collection consists of awards, certificates, and diplomas found during the archives survey in the summer and fall of 2015. This is an artifical collection, meaning that few of the items have connections amongst them, and are related only by form.

These items also seemingly have no links to any collections currently in the Archives.

Benham family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/333
Booksellers' description Account book collection, Thomas Benham, M.D., John Benham, M.D., and others. (Broome, Conesville, and Windham, NY; 1796-1863, and later) Comprises approximately twenty single thick wrappered account books (some bound with multiple gatherings) and several hundred items of miscellaneous paper ephemera, primarily 1840s-1870s, of related interest. Apparently representing three generations of doctors in one family, serving a very rural area of New York State, some 35 miles southwest of Albany.

Benjamin Archer notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: 10a 136
Scope and Contents Two volumes of an incomplete set of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania from 1804 to 1805. Vol. 1 (p. 1-43) contains brief notes on his section on physiology including the pulse and the mind. Vol. 2 (p. 132-260) contains notes on his sections on therapeutics and the practice of medicine.

Benjamin Bird notes on lectures from the University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Identifier: MSS 2/246
Scope and Contents B. L. Bird’s notes on lectures at University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1835-1836. Lecturers are: Robley Dunglison on therapeutics; Eli Geddings on physiology; Nathaniel Potter on practice of medicine; and N. R. Smith on surgery, particularly gunshot wounds. Includes recipes.

Benjamin Coates cashbook and ledger

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Identifier: MSS 2/095
Scope and Contents Two volumes documenting B. H. Coates’ financial situation and medical practice in Philadelphia, 18421853. Cash book contains a chronological account of Coates’ expenses and receipts, 19 July 18456 June 1853; several accounts carried over from the ledger of practice. Ledger of practice, 18421846, organized alphabetically by name of patient or account, includes notes on procedures performed, identification and address of patients, and settlement of accounts. Ledger includes a copy of Coates’...

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.

Benjamin L. Ryder letter to George H. Taylor

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/259
Scope and Contents Letter describes case of neurological disorder and discusses comparative efficacy of electrotherapy and Taylor’s mechanical vibrating device for massage therapy.

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University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 34
College of Physicians of Philadelphia 27
Rush, Benjamin 18
Chapman, Nathaniel 15
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Jefferson Medical College 15
Philadelphia General Hospital 14
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 13
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 13
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Mütter Museum 9
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Curator 9
Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 9
Coxe, John Redman 8
Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 8
Physick, Philip Syng 8
Hodge, H. Lenox (Hugh Lenox) 7
Leidy, Joseph 7
Mütter Museum 7
Philadelphia College of Medicine 7
Roberts, John Bingham 7
Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia 7
Osler, William, Sir 6
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 6
Philadelphia County Medical Society 6
Radbill, Samuel X. 6
Carson, Joseph 5
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Treasurer 5
Dorsey, John Syng 5
Dunglison, Robley 5
Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 5
Jackson, Samuel 5
Parrish, Joseph 5
United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (Board of Naval Surgeons) 5
University of Edinburgh 5
University of Pennsylvania. Hospital 5
Bache, Franklin 4
Blockley Almshouse 4
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 4
Deaver, John B. (John Blair) 4
Fowlers and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet 4
Gibson, William 4
Girvin, John H. (John Harper) 4
Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David) 4
Hinsdale, Guy 4
Mitchell, Silas Weir 4
Pathological Society of Philadelphia 4
Pepper, William 4
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 4
Santee, E. A. (Ephraim A.) 4
Stillé, Alfred 4
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 4
United States. Navy 4
Wistar, Caspar 4
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania 4
Alms-House (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Ashhurst, Astley Paston Cooper 3
Bache, Thomas Hewson 3
Chapple, Charles C. 3
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Executive Director 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Medical History 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Public Health, Preventive, and Industrial Medicine 3
Curie, Marie 3
Da Costa, J. M. (Jacob Mendes) 3
Hare, Robert 3
Harvard Medical School 3
Horner, William E. (William Edmonds) 3
Hunter, Robert J. (Robert John) 3
James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley) 3
Meigs, Charles D. (Charles Delucena) 3
Micozzi, Marc S. 3
Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 3
Mitchell, John K. (John Kearsley) 3
Neilson, Thomas R. (Thomas Rundle) 3
Pancoast, Joseph 3
Philadelphia General Hospital. School of Nursing 3
Sizer, Nelson 3
Sturgis, Samuel Booth 3
United States Naval Home (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Abbe, Robert 2
American Gynecological Society 2
American Medical Society 2
American Surgical Association 2
Ashhurst, John, Jr. 2
Barton, Benjamin Smith 2
Barton, William Paul Crillon 2
Batson, Oscar V. (Oscar Vivian) 2
Bellevue Hospital 2
Biddle, John B. (John Barclay) 2
Bigelow, Jacob 2
Bonnem, Shirley 2
Brinton, John H. (John Hill) 2
Chance, Burton 2
Channing, Walter 2
Chervin, Nicholas 2
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Board of Trustees 2
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Building Committee 2
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Pathological Museum of Dr. Mutter 2
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library Committee 2
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