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S. Rush Ketcham casebook

Identifier: MSS 2/302

Scope and Contents

Casebook, 1905-1915, of S. Rush Ketcham, documenting general medical practice in Philadelphia, Pa. Entries list patient name, address, age, medical history, diagnosis, and prescription. Includes several ophthalmological examinations and one folder of items laid in.


  • 1894 - 1915
  • Majority of material found within 1905 - 1915


Biographical / Historical

Stephen Rush Ketcham, Philadelphia, Pa., physician, was born in 1865. He received an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1889 and was a resident physician at the Philadelphia Hospital. Ketcham was a member of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia. He removed to Redlands, Calif., circa 1916, and died there, of heart disease, on 12 Mar. 1926.


1 volume (212 pages)

Language of Materials


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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

19 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States