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Genealogies (histories)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Rush papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/243
Scope and Contents This small collection of Alexander Rush's papers, 1931-1984, with some earlier material, documents his personal life, professional career, and interest in his ancestor, Benjamin Rush, and includes lectures and addresses, writings, awards, certificates, diplomas, and photographs.Series 1 contains letters, a passport, curricula vitae, bibliographies, and printed material concerning Rush's life and career, 1922-1984. Material, 1812-1981, concerning Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) is in...

Charles F. Guillou papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/253
Scope and Contents The collection, 1818-1899, contains autobiographical reminiscences and sketchbooks documenting the naval career and voyages of surgeon Charles F. Guillou. Also included are several letters, family papers and obituaries, and photographs.Series 1 contains several volumes of Guillou's incomplete autobiographical reminiscences, describing his childhood; education, classmates, and faculty at the American Classicaljand Military Lyceum; experiences in Cuba in 1836; courtship and...

Edward Oram Shakespeare papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/338
Scope and Contents The papers of Edward Oram Shakespeare reflect the versatility of his interests. The bulk of the medically-related papers concern his work on the Cholera Commission, as an attendee at the International Sanitary Conference and during his service in the Spanish American War. Other medical material includes publications and correspondence. Most of non-medical material consists of family papers, which contain a great deal of genealogical material.Original order was almost completely...

J. Montgomery Deaver papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/124
Scope and Contents This small collection of Deaver family papers, 1903-1978, assembled by J. Montgomery Deaver, contains biographical information on family members; financial material, particularly papers concerning the estate of Deaver's mother, Caroline Randall Deaver; two typescript addresses on surgical topics by Deaver's father, John B. Deaver; and several photographs of John B. Deaver and J. Montgomery Deaver.

John Dauntesey recipe book

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Identifier: MSS 2/070
Scope and Contents Volume contains recipes, manuscript copies of printed medical and chemical works, and genealogical information, 16521683. Volume contains recipes and prescriptions in English and Latin, in various hands, on pages 110 and 111212. There are several references to James Blackburn, who may have owned or compiled the volume originally, then given it to John Dauntesey in 1652. Several prescriptions are specifics against plague. Pages 11100 contain manuscript copy of works printed in London in...

John Ecky papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/328
Scope and Contents Organized into three series: I. Diary, 1845-1849. II. Recipe book, 1851-1866. III. Miscellaneous, 1842-1915.The collection contains a diary, 1845-1849, recipe book, 1851-1866, and miscellaneous items, 1842-1915, documenting the professional and personal life of Philadelphia (Pa.) apothecary John H. Ecky (b. 1812). Series 1 consists of a diary, 1845-1849. The diary contains periodic, sometimes daily, entries regarding primarily Mr. Ecky’s personal life. Entries of medical interest...

John William Potts papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/230
Scope and Contents The collection contains eight biographical and genealogical compilations of information on American physicians and surgeons and their families, primarily during the 18th century. Each compilation includes a index to names; an additional abstract of birth, death, and burial information is available. The information, compiled by William John Potts, 1872-1880, derives from newspaper articles and other contemporary printed material; wills; obituaries; church records; gravestone...

Jonathan Faust notebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/071
Scope and Contents Volume documents Jonathan N. Faust’s education at Jefferson Medical College, 1866-1867, and contains recipes, Faust family genealogical material, and miscellaneous material, 1867-1881. Pages 167 contain notes on medical clinic of J. M. Da Costa and surgical clinic of Samuel D. Gross and notes from lectures of John B. Biddle on materia medica; Samuel H. Dickson on practice of medicine; Robley Dunglison on institutes of medicine; William H. Pancoast on anatomy; B. Howard Rand on chemistry;...

Maud Richards collection on the Ashhurst, Eyre, and Leiper family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/073
Scope and Contents This small collection of genealogical research, photographs, printed material, and manuscript material, 1813-1964, assembled by Maud Richards, documents the history of members of the Ashhurst, Eyre, and Leiper families of Philadelphia.Series 1 contains a manuscript genealogy, compiled circa 1933, with information on the Eyre, Connolly, Little, and Ashhurst families. Many original manuscript items, chiefly receipts, payment orders, and signature cuttings, have been inserted...

Max B. Lurie papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/115
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, personal papers, addresses, and writings, 1926-1967, of Max B. Lurie, documenting his life, professional career, and research into genetic resistance to tuberculosis.Lurie's professional correspondence, 1928-1966, is preserved in Series 1. Principal correspondents are Lurie's colleagues or collaborators in tuberculosis research, many of them associated with the Henry Phipps Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, including Samuel...