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William Shamburger essay on cynanche laryngea

Identifier: MSS 2/163

Scope and Contents

William F. Shamburger describes cynanche laryngea [acute laryngitis], its symptoms, prognosis, diagnosis, pathology, causes, and treatment, 1857. Titled "An inaugural essay on cynanche laryngea presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine."


  • 1857-06-06


Biographical / Historical

William F. Shamburger of Carroll, Miss., was born circa 1834. He received an M.D. from the Philadelphia College of Medicine in 1857. No certain additional information is available, but a W. T. Shamburger was practicing medicine in Crystal Springs, Miss., 1874-1878.


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Ownership and Custodial History

Deposited as part of a larger collection by the executors of the estate of Lewis D. Harlow through Harry S. Hopper, 1896.
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Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

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