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Abraham Jacobi letters relating to Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Identifier: MSS 2/040
Scope and Contents Mount Sinai Hospital, concerning appointment or resignation of staff members; an 1879 report concerning closing dispensary on certain days of the week; letters from Rudolf Tanszky, Secretary of Medical Staff, concerning irregular attendance of the staff; applications for positions; expressions of regret from Board of Directors and Medical Board at Jacobi’s resignation in 1883; and printed version of Out-Door Department’s staff rules and regulations.

Albert Morris Eaton papers

Identifier: MSS 2/005
Scope and Contents The Eaton Papers consist of correspondence, handwritten notes, reports, and newspaper and periodical articles concerning Eaton's life, career, and professional concerns. The bulk of the collection is comprised of records from Eaton's tenure as Chairman of the Philadelphia County Medical Society(PCMS) Committee on Archives. These records include reports of the committee; correspondence files with physicians and their descendants concerning biographical information; Eaton's biographical...

Albert S. Ashmead papers

Identifier: MSS 2/029
Overview The Albert S. Ashmead papers (1875-1910) is a fine collection documenting the professional experiences of a well-known American leprologist. The focus of the collection is Ashmead's correspondence with other leprologist and international figures concerning the 1897 Berlin lepra conference. The collection also contains manuscripts of Ashmead's articles, the text for an unpublished anthology on Japanese medicine, and research notes and translations of articles concerning leprosy and...

Alfred R. Shands, Jr. papers on William E. Horner

Identifier: MSS 2/090
Scope and Contents This small collection of correspondence and related materials, 1821-1975, assembled by Alfred Rives Shands, Jr., documents his research on William E. Horner. The collection is divided into four series. Series 1 contains Shands' correspondence, 1948-1975, concerning the loan and ultimate disposition of a collection of Horner papers and relics at the University of Pennsylvania and Shands' attempt to publish Horner's 1821 European diary. Series 2 contains two printed items...

Alfred Stille correspondence

Identifier: MSS 370
Overview Dr. Alfred Stille’s personal correspondence is housed in this collection. The main theme of the letters follows the temperance movement, including a newspaper clipping explaining medicine preparation without the use of alcohol. Items found interleaved in a book (The temperance movement or, The conflict between man and alcohol, by Henry William Blair, 1888, call number Ncc 167) in the Library’s collection. Contains correspondence and clipping from 1887 to 1887. This collection was discovered...

Arthur K. Asbury papers

Identifier: MSS 2/351
Overview Arthur K. Asbury (b. 1928), Van Meter Professor of Neurology Emeritus, is an internationally recognized neurologist, best known for his clinical and experimental studies of peripheral neuropathies. Most of his career was spent at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he was a clinician, educator, researcher, and administrator. The bulk of this collection documents Dr. Asbury's work as Vice Dean of Research and Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania...

Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst papers

Identifier: MSS 2/349
Overview The Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst Papers document the military and professional accomplishments of this noted physician. Ashhurst (1876-1932) established himself as a prominent surgeon and teacher in Philadelphia, and also served as in various medical capacities during World War I. The collection encompasses two series: “Military Service,” and “Subject Files,” and dates from 1895, 1904-1933, 1963, and undated. Researchers interested in the career of Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst, or in the...

Benjamin L. Ryder letter to George H. Taylor

Identifier: MSS 2/259
Scope and Contents Letter describes case of neurological disorder and discusses comparative efficacy of electrotherapy and Taylor’s mechanical vibrating device for massage therapy.

Benjamin Rush letter to Mr. Mulford

Identifier: MSS 2/323
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an autographed letter signed, 14 Oct. 1808, from physician Benjamin Rush, 1746-1813, to a Mr. Mulford. The letter is a prescription sent or given to Mr. Mulford, who was suffering from an ailment affecting his lungs. The letter lists guidelines to follow regarding nutrition, exercise, dress, and sleep. It also recommends bloodletting and blistering in the event of chest pain or heavy coughing.

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