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Parke, Thomas

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1749 - 1835

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript archives of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 1/001-01
Overview The Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia created during organization in 1787. Secretary is the appointed officer of record whose original duties included maintenance of College minutes and transactions and preservation of its documents and correspondence.This collection holds correspondence, financial papers, reports, medical cases, and fellowship applications and resignations, 1787-1847, kept by the Secretaries of the College of Physicians of...

Thomas Parke notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/099
Scope and Contents Volume of Parke’s notes, 1767, on Pierre Joseph Macquer’s Elements of the theory and practice of chymistry (1764), considering elements and their interactions; Geoffroy’s table of comparative affinities; and metals and their ores. Volume also includes Parke’s notes of examination questions on anatomy and chemistry given to graduates of the College of Philadelphia’s Medical School in 1769. Examiners include Adam Kuhn, John Morgan, and William Shippen.