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Correspondence of William J. Taylor regarding the visit of Marie Curie to The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 2/004-01
Scope and Contents This collection, spanning 1920 to 1923, consists of letters sent to William J. Taylor and carbon copies of his replies. The correspondence documents Marie Curie's visit to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on 23 May 1921. Much of the correspondence in the collection is between Taylor and Robert Abbe (1851-1928). Abbe, who lived in New York City, was an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians and was largely responsible for arranging Marie Curie's visit. The letters between Abbe...

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.

D. Hayes Agnew presidential address

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Identifier: CPP 2/008-01
Scope and Contents Typescript address of D. Hayes Agnew (1818-1892), summarizing activities of College of Physicians of Philadelphia during 1890. Discusses papers delivered at College meetings, additions to Mütter Museum, accessions of Library, profits from Directory for Nurses, and names of Fellows who died during the year. Includes holograph notes, some belonging to S. Weir Mitchell (1829-1914), Vice President of the College, who delivered address to College in Agnew’s absence, 3 Dec. 1890.Published...

D. Heber Plank ledger

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Identifier: MSS 2/277-02
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1865-1868, of accounts of unknown merchant in Caernarvon township, Pa., used as index and file for correspondence, 1882-1899, of physician D. Heber Plank. Correspondence file contains incoming letters and drafts of outgoing letters concerning family genealogical research; analyses of manganese ore found by Plank in Bucks County; notes on medical cases; Plank’s application as examining physician for local pension board; and personal financial and estate matters. Includes correspondence...

D. Heber Plank papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/277-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains ten volumes of financial papers documenting the Morgantown, Pa., medical practice of D. Heber Plank, 1868-1908; there are two ledgers and two combined ledger and cash books, six daybooks, and associated financial papers.The ledgers and cash books, 1868-1908, are organized by account name and list the service performed, date, and fee charged; there are occasional notes on cases, patients, and settlement of accounts. Each volume includes an index to...

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...

Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/348
Overview The Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers document portions of McCarthy’s medical career, particularly his writings and addresses on psychiatry and medical jurisprudence. As a prominent neurologist and medical jurisprudence expert, McCarthy treated wounded soldiers in the First World War, taught for thirty-five years at the University of Pennsylvania, and founded several research and benevolent medical foundations. The collection contains three series; “Writings and Addresses,” “Subject Files,” and...

Daniel Murray Cheston lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: 10a Cheston
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three volumes of lecture notes. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.

David Lewis autograph letters

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Identifier: MSS 2/045
Scope and Contents Letters describe David W. Lewis’s life and experiences as a medical student at Jefferson Medical College, 1845-1846, and his first private practice in Ebensburg, Pa., in 1846. Most of the content dwells on the difficulties of Lewis’ separation from his fiancee, Maria; there is also a great deal of religious speculation. One letter, 11 Dec. 1845, mentions illness among the students, and another, [ca. 7 Jan. 1846], describes an outbreak of smallpox in Philadelphia and a debate over vaccination as...

David Ramsay letter to Jedidiah Morse

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Identifier: MSS 2/086
Scope and Contents Letter, 14 Dec. 1813, concerns printing and distribution of Ramsay’s Memoirs of the life of Martha Laurens Ramsay (1811) and projected first volume of his Universal history Americanized (1819). Typescript transcript of letter by Samuel X Radbill, [ca. 1987], is included.

Published in Brunhouse, Robert L., "David Ramsay, 1749-1815: Selections from His Writings," Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, N.S. vol. 55, pt. 4 (1965), pp. 177-178.

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University of Pennsylvania 51
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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 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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