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Autograph case of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP-AUTO
Scope and Contents Autograph collections were popular during the 19th century. Individual collectors and libraries sought autographs, manuscripts, letters, and signatures of well-known people. The Historical Medical Library maintains its own collection of autographs, likely compiled by previous librarians. The collection consists mainly of correspondence; however, a good number are facsimiles of the original held at other institutions. Please visit the link below for an inventory of the autographs...

Correspondence of the Office of the Librarian

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Identifier: CPP 13/004-01
Scope and Contents Morse corresponded with librarians from all over the United States and the world. Most of the incoming correspondence is from librarians at universities, medical schools, hospitals, and corporations; included are interlibrary loan requests, inquiries about the library's holdings, and requests to establish borrowing privileges at the Library of the College of Physicians. Also present are letters from patrons requesting searches or photocopying.Morse's outgoing correspondence consists...

Letters received by the Office of the Librarian I

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Identifier: CPP 13/003-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters received, 1875-1942, by the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The bulk of the letters, 1884-1934, are addressed to Charles Perry Fisher, and several contain drafts of his replies. Most of these letters concern donations of books, pamphlets, reprints, manuscript material, photographs, bookplates, medals, and oil paintings to the College of Physicians and its Library. There are also letters concerning medical library policies and...

Letters received by the Office of the Librarian II

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Identifier: CPP 13/003-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters received, 1884-1932, by Charles Perry Fisher of the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Occasional drafts of replies are included. The letters concern the acquisition, through donation, purchase, or exchange, of books, pamphlets, journals, reprints, incunabula, manuscript material, photographs, bookplates, medals, and oil paintings. There are also letters concerning medical library policies and procedures; the organization of the...

Library exhibition labels

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Identifier: CPP 13/009-01
Overview Established in 1788, the Library of the College of Physicians served as Philadelphia's central medical library for over 150 years, serving medical schools, hospitals, physicians and other health professionals. Today, it is an independent research library devoted to the history of medicine and serves hundreds of scholars, health professionals, students and popular writers each year. This collection, Library exhibtion labels, dates from the 1960s through 1997, although the bulk of the material...

Records concerning the Medical Library Association I

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Identifier: CPP 13/002-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records concerning the Medical Library Association is part of the records of the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The collection, which spans 1931 to 1958, includes correspondence, papers from annual MLA meetings, and miscellaneous material.Series 1 contains some correspondence from Emlen Wood, Acting Librarian of the College from 1932 to 1933; the majority of the correspondence, however, concerns W. B. McDaniel and his...

Records concerning the Medical Library Association II

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Identifier: CPP 13/002-02
Scope and Contents This collection of records concerning the Medical Library Association (MLA) is part of the records of the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Included in the collection is correspondence, material from annual meetings of the MLA, and other miscellaneous items pertaining to the organization. The records are from the files of Charles Perry Fisher, Librarian of the College from 1882 to 1932. Series 1 contains correspondence concerning Fisher's...

Records concerning the Medical Library Association III

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Identifier: CPP 13/002-03
Scope and Contents This collection of records concerning the Medical Library Association is part of the records of the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The collection, which spans 1936 to 1966, consists mainly of records from W. B. McDaniel's terms as editor of the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association and as president of the MLA.Series I contains correspondence from McDaniel's time as editor of the Bulletin and from his time as president of the MLA. The...

Records concerning the Medical Library Association IV

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Identifier: CPP 13/002-04
Scope and Contents This collection of records concerning the Medical Library Association is part of the records of the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The collection, which spans 1951 to 1980, consists ofrecords from Elliott Morse's activities in committees and as president of the MLA and from the meetings and activities of the Philadelphia Regional Group of the MLA.I. Subject Files (1967-1974) Over half of the collection consists of Morse's MLA files, which he...

Records concerning the S. Weir Mitchell Associates

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Identifier: CPP 13/005-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the records of Elliott H. Morse, Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1954 to 1981, concerning the S. Weir Mitchell Associates. The collection, spanning 1959 to 1988, includes correspondence with S. Weir Mitchell Associates, business correspondence, minutes of the S. Weir Mitchell Associates Committee, financial records, materials pertaining to annual meeting banquets and recruiting dinners, George I. Blumstein papers, and miscellaneous...