Dewees, William P. (William Potts)
- Existence: 1768 - 1841
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/196
Scope and Contents Alexander Jackson’s notes, 26 January through 27 February 1824, from lectures in Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes occasional diagrams and subject index. Lecturers include: Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine, John Redman Coxe on materia medica, William Gibson on surgery, and William P. Dewees and Thomas C. James on midwifery. Includes occasional notes on Robert Hare on chemistry and Philip Syng Physick on anatomy.
Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...
Dates: circa 1826-1828