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William S. Playfair portraits of cases of rest treatment

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Identifier: MSS 2/001
Scope and Contents Before-and-after photographs of six female patients of W. S. Playfair who had undergone rest-cure treatment for hysteria and neurasthenia. Treatment included seclusion and rest, massage, electricity, and regimented diet. According to donor, S. Weir Mitchell, Playfair exhibited either the cases or, more probably, the photographs to British Medical Association. Playfair did describe four cases of this type to the Medical Section of British Medical Association, Worcester, England, 9 Aug. 1882....

William S. Wallace notes on the lectures of John Redman Coxe

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Identifier: 10a 37
Scope and Contents One volume (143 pages) of notes on materia medica lectures delivered by John Redman Coxe. Lectures are dated from Nov. 24, 1821 to Jan. 11, 1822 and cover the topics venesection, emetics, cathartics, anthelmintics, and diuretics.

William Shamburger essay on cynanche laryngea

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Identifier: MSS 2/163
Scope and Contents William F. Shamburger describes cynanche laryngea [acute laryngitis], its symptoms, prognosis, diagnosis, pathology, causes, and treatment, 1857. Titled "An inaugural essay on cynanche laryngea presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine."

William Shaw notes on the lectures of George H. B. Macleod

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Identifier: MSS 2/110
Scope and Contents William J. Shaw’s notes on lectures of George H. B. Macleod on surgery at the University of Glasgow, 1874 Nov. 21-1875 Apr. 1. Lectures are numbered 1-91. Subjects are: surgical pathology, tumors, bone fractures, and wounds and injuries of the head, spine, and neck.

William Sumner daybook

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Identifier: MSS 2/310
Scope and Contents Daybook, [1754] Mar. 6-1756 Nov. 30, documenting medical practice in Hebron, Conn.; attributed to physician William Sumner. Daybook lists patient name, fee, and reason for visit; some accounts settled as late as 1761. Occasional personal financial transactions included. Pages 1-2 lacking. Also includes 1764 Mar. 23 note of William Sumner and 1768 Feb. 11 bond of Benajmin Sumner to William and Hannah Sumner.

William T. Taylor correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 394
Content Description The William T. Taylor correspondence collection contains three items, including a letter to the Medical Examiner, written in 1852 and concerning the birth of triplets; a bibliography, presumably of his published works; and a statement of defense re James J. Levick's reinstatement to the Philadelphia County Medical Society.

William T. Taylor manuscript on maternal impressions affecting the fetus

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Identifier: MSS 2/031
Scope and Contents Manuscript of address to Philadelphia County Medical Society on 26 Apr. 1876. Taylor contends emotional or mental state of a mother can affect unborn child during pregnancy. He cites several examples, including spina bifida, strabismus, cleft palate, and various wounds, marks, and deformations, all connected with some prenatal sight or occurrence.

Additional Form: Published in Philadelphia Medical Times, vol. 7, no. 4., 1876.

William W. Keen papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/076-01-06
Scope and Contents The William W. Keen papers are comprised of six separate collections, including correspondence, photographs, diaries, and newsclippings. Much of the correspondence deals with eithr family matters or the controversy vivisection. For more detail on the materials contained the Keen papers, please see the "Scope and Content" note for each series.

William W. Keen's material related to the operation of President Cleveland

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Identifier: MSS 2/076-07
Overview This collection documents William Williams Keen’s role in President Grover Cleveland’s 1893 then-secret surgery through Keen’s correspondence and reflections. Given the tumultuous financial markets at the time, President Cleveland’s health was kept secret, with Keen being entrusted to perform a quick yet safe surgery on the President while aboard the yacht Oneida. The collection primarily covers developments surrounding two events: the surgery on July 1st, 1893, and the publication of Keen’s...

William W. Rutherford and A. T. Dean account books

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Identifier: MSS 2/317
Scope and Contents The collection contains two account books, 1831-1873, documenting the medical practice of Dr. William Wilson Rutherford, 1805-1873, and, in part, Dr. A. T. Dean, d. 1834. Items found interleaved in the account books were removed and placed in folders. The first account book, 1831-1841 (Bulk 1832-1836), is most likely from the period when Dr. Rutherford practiced medicine with Dr. Dean in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The account book lists patients, services rendered and their cost, and payments made. The...

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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 17
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Chapman, Nathaniel 16
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 16
Jefferson Medical College 15
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 14
Philadelphia General Hospital 14
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
Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 6
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
Fisher, Charles Perry 5
Jackson, Samuel 5
Morse, Elliott H. (Elliott How) 5
Parrish, Joseph 5
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 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
Deaver, John B. (John Blair) 4
Fowlers and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet 4
Gibbon, John Heysham, Jr. 4
Gibson, William 4
Girvin, John H. (John Harper) 4
Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David) 4
Hinsdale, Guy 4
McDaniel, W. B., II (Walton Brooks) 4
Medical Library Association 4
Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 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
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. Building Committee 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of Advancement 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
Medical Documentation Service (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Meigs, Charles D. (Charles Delucena) 3
Micozzi, Marc S. 3
Mitchell, John K. (John Kearsley) 3
Muller, George P. (George Paul) 3
Neilson, Thomas R. (Thomas Rundle) 3
Pancoast, Joseph 3
Philadelphia General Hospital. School of Nursing 3
Sizer, Nelson 3
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Sturgis, Samuel Booth 3
Tyson, James 3
United States Naval Home (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Wood, Francis C. (Francis Clark) 3
Abbe, Robert 2
American Association for the History of Medicine 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
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