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Jacob Price notes on the lectures of Thomas D. Mütter

Identifier: MSS 2/081

Scope and Contents

Price’s notes are interleaved with Thomas D. Mütter’s Syllabus of the course of lectures on principles and practice of surgery (Philadelphia, 1847) and expand on printed text. Notes occur in chronological order from 23 October 1848 through 22 February 1849 and consider inflammation, wounds, diseases of bones and joints, abdominal wounds, syphilis, and amputation. There are also a few pages of Price’s review notes, dated February [1849?].


  • 1847 - 1894


Biographical / Historical

Jacob Price, West Chester, Pa., physician, was born in East Bradford township, on 4 August or 4 October 1826. He married Rachel L. Thomas in 1851. Price died of uremia on 9 July 1905 at West Chester. He received his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1850 and then began to practice medicine in West Chester. He was President of the Chester County Medical Society in 1860 and 1899. From 1887 to 1897, Price was a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.


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

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