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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Stille correspondence

Identifier: MSS 370
Overview Dr. Alfred Stille’s personal correspondence is housed in this collection. The main theme of the letters follows the temperance movement, including a newspaper clipping explaining medicine preparation without the use of alcohol. Items found interleaved in a book (The temperance movement or, The conflict between man and alcohol, by Henry William Blair, 1888, call number Ncc 167) in the Library’s collection. Contains correspondence and clipping from 1887 to 1887. This collection was discovered...

Jacob Sharpless essays

Identifier: MSS 2/028
Scope and Contents These two essays, written early in Jacob Sharpless' medical career, show his concern not only with physical disease but also with social ills.The first, submitted to the Censors of the Philadelphia Medical Society in application for junior membership in 1816, discusses the causes of injuries to the medulla spinalis or spinal injuries which exhibit no visible fractures. The essay examines current methods of treatment for spinal injuries although Sharpless concedes that the...