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Jacob Weber lecture and matriculation cards

Identifier: MSS 2/193

Scope and Contents

This collection of lecture admission and matriculation cards and related material documents Jacob Weber's medical education at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1845, and the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1855 to 1857. The collection indicates that, in addition to the prescribed series of courses at the university, Weber also attended supplementary lectures on anatomy and surgery.

Physicians and faculty members whose lectures Weber attended include: C. S. Bishop, A. B. Campbell, Joseph Carson, Hugh L. Hodge, Samuel Jackson, Joseph Leidy, Robert E. Rogers, Henry H. Smith, and George Bacon Wood.


  • circa 1855-1857


Biographical / Historical

Jacob Weber, Philadelphia physician, was born circa 1825. He receieved an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1858; his thesis was on scarlatina. Weber practiced medicine in Philadelphia and was also a druggist. He had at least one son, Charles Henry (b. 1873). Weber died in Cape May, New Jersey, on 29 or 30 August 1911.


1 folders (33 items)

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Custodial History

The Jacob Weber collection of lecture admission cards and related material was donated to the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia by Edith Weber on 22 June 1951.

The collection was processed and catalogued in 1991.


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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