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Benjamin Rush letter to Mr. Mulford

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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.

Benjamin Rush papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/096
Scope and Contents The collection includes a reply by Benjamin Rush and twelve other Philadelphia physicians, Charles Caldwell, William Dewees, John Redman Coxe, Philip Syng Physick, James Reynolds, Francis Bowes Sayre, John C. Otto, William Boys, Samuel Cooper, James Stuart, Felix Pascalis Ouviere, and Joseph Strong, to inquiry of Thomas Mifflin on 1797 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Rush maintains yellow fever is identical with bilious remitting fever of warm climates, discusses source of 1797 outbreak...

Benjamin W. Austin autograph collection

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Identifier: MSS 2/268
Scope and Contents This small collection of letters was assembled by Benjamin W. Austin, often functioning as secretary of the Trinity Historical Society in Dallas, Texas, 1885-1894. The letters are from physicians, several of them eclectic or homeopathic, accepting honorary or non resident membership in the society and responding to Austin's request for autographs, photographs, and pamphlets. Some biographical data is included. Responding physicians are: J. R. Black, Delavan Bloodgood, H....

Bethel Boyd Vincent Lyon notes on the lectures of Thomas Boggs

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Identifier: 10a 398
Scope and Contents One volume (144 leaves) of notes on clinical microscopy lectures and lab work given by Dr. Thomas Boggs at Johns Hopkins University. Lectures are dated from October 5, 1905 to May 22, 1906. Notes are often written on both sides of each leaf and contain diagrams. One leaf of typescript, Third Year Examination, Clinical Microscopy, inserted.

Bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: MSS 2/140
Scope and Contents Receipted bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush, Sept. 1795, and operation and advice, Jan.-Feb. 1796. Bill bears autograph signature of Philip Syng Physick, 2 Jan. 1797.

Burton Alexander Randall record of anomalies found in the dissecting rooms of the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: 10a 55
Scope and Contents One volume of illustrations and descriptions of 333 anatomical anomalies of the arterial system (204), muscular system (88), and nervous system (44) found in the dissecting rooms of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes summary chart at end. Submitted to H. Lenox Hodge, Demonstrator of Anatomy, for the Anatomical Prize.

Burton Chance papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/032
Scope and Contents For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.

C. F. Rafinesque correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/177
Scope and Contents This small collection, 1823-1835, contains four letters received by C. S. Rafinesque from various correspondents, including botanist John Torrey, and one letter written by Rafinesque to E. L. Briggs.

The letter from John Torrey describes his botanical research in 1835 while Rafinesque's letter to E. L. Briggs describes a recent journey in eastern Kentucky and touches on many personal matters.

Caspar Morris casebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/004
Scope and Contents Volume compiled by Caspar Morris during residency at Pennsylvania Hospital with descriptions of five cases, 18241826, and observations concerning Philadelphia Board of Health’s report on epidemic of bilious remittant fever in Bristol, Pa., in 1825. Two cases were head injuries; description, circa 1849, of later medical history of one patient, B. L., included.Additional Form: Case of B. L. summarized in Morris, J. Cheston "United Fracture of Skull of Very Old Standing," Summary of...

Caspar Wistar notes on the lectures of Joseph Black

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Identifier: 10a 12
Scope and Contents Four volumes of notes on 118 chemistry lectures delivered by Joseph Black at the University of Edinburgh in 1784.

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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 13
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 11
Physick, Philip Syng 11
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Curator 9
Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 9
Barton, Benjamin Smith 8
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Mütter Museum 8
Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 8
Coxe, John Redman 7
Dorsey, John Syng 7
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
Carson, Joseph 6
Osler, William, Sir 6
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 6
Pepper, William 6
Radbill, Samuel X. 6
University of Edinburgh 6
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Treasurer 5
Dunglison, Robley 5
Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 5
Jackson, Samuel 5
Parrish, Joseph 5
Philadelphia County Medical Society 5
United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (Board of Naval Surgeons) 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
James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley) 4
Pathological Society of Philadelphia 4
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 4
Stillé, Alfred 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
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
Meigs, Charles D. (Charles Delucena) 3
Micozzi, Marc S. 3
Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 3
Mitchell, John Kearsley 3
Mitchell, Silas Weir 3
Neilson, Thomas R. (Thomas Rundle) 3
Pancoast, Joseph 3
Philadelphia General Hospital. School of Nursing 3
Santee, E. A. (Ephraim A.) 3
Sizer, Nelson 3
Smith, Francis Gurney 3
Smith, Henry H. (Henry Hollingsworth) 3
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 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, William Paul Crillon 2
Batson, Oscar V. (Oscar Vivian) 2
Bellevue Hospital 2
Biddle, John B. (John Barclay) 2
Bigelow, Jacob 2
Black, Joseph 2
Bonnem, Shirley 2
Brinton, John H. (John Hill) 2
Chance, Burton 2
Channing, Walter 2
Chervin, Nicholas 2
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2
College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York 2
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Board of Trustees 2
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