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Henry Knox Stratford formulary

Identifier: MSS 2/279

Scope and Contents

Volume of undated medical and household recipes of eclectic physician with miscellaneous cash accounts and chronological list of obstetrical cases, 1855-1868. Includes one folder of supplementary material, ca. 1874-1890.


  • 1855 - 1890
  • Majority of material found within 1855 - 1868


Biographical / Historical

Henry Knox Stratford, Cook Co., Illinois, eclectic physician, was born in either 1821 or 1822. He received an M.D. from the Penn Medical University and Philadelphia University of Medicine and Surgery in 1865. During the Civil War, Stratford was a surgeon at Camp Douglas, Ill. He practiced in Austin and Chicago, Ill., and died on 28 July 1914 at 92. Stratford was a president of the National Eclectic Medical Association, Chicago Eclectic Medical and Surgical Society, and the Eclectic Medical and Surgical Society of Illinois.


1 volume (175 pages)

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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