College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Pathological Museum of Dr. Mutter
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CPP 10/016-02
Scope and Contents Original agreement, dated 1858 Dec. 11, by Thomas D. Mütter, conveying his pathological specimen collection to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to form the Mütter Museum and stipulating the obligations of the College, including construction of a fireproof building, appointment of a committee to oversee the museum and a curator, and establishment of a lectureship in surgical pathology.Published in: Charter, ordinances and by-laws of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia....
Identifier: CPP 10/016-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, and legal documents, 1856-1859, describing the labors and negotiations of the committee of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia charged with responding to the proposal of Thomas D. Mutter to establish a pathological museum and lectureship in surgical pathology. Notable items include: letters from Thomas D. Mutter and his original proposal to the College (written in the hand of S. Weir Mitchell) with its subsequent modifications; the...
Dates: 1856 - 1859