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Records of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library I

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 13/008-01
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. The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library records (1882 to 2005) extensively documents the administration...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1953-2007; 1807-2007

Records of the Curator of Historical Collections

 Series
Identifier: CPP 13/006-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains records from 1954-1973, encompassing McDaniel's tenure as Curator of the College of Physicians' Historical Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the records are arranged by year or group of years, and then alphabetically and chronologically by correspondent. (In most cases where this system is not in place, materials are arranged chronologically.) Records of McDaniel's tenure as Librarian are cataloged separately. There is overlap between the dates of McDaniel's papers as...
Dates: 1936-1966

Records of the Office of the Librarian I

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Identifier: CPP 13/001-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, spanning 1855 to 1909, consists of correspondence, lists of accessions and subscriptions, and miscellaneous material. Included in the collection are the papers of librarians Thomas Hewson Bache (1855-1863), C. S. Boker (1864), J. H. Slack (1865-1867), Robert Bridges (1868-1881), Frank Woodbury (1881-1882), and Charles Perry Fisher (1882-1932).Included in the correspondence are numerous letters...
Dates: 1855-1909

Records of the Office of the Librarian II

 Series
Identifier: CPP 13/006-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains records from 1931 to the 1970s, the bulk of the records dated during McDaniel's tenure as Librarian (1933-1953). Unless otherwise noted, the records are arranged by year or group of years, and then alphabetically and chronologically by correspondent. (In most cases where this system is not in place, materials are arranged chronologically.) Records of McDaniel's tenure as Curator are cataloged separately. There is overlap between the dates of McDaniel's papers as...
Dates: 1931-1973

Records of the Office of the Librarian III

 Series
Identifier: CPP 13/007-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains records from 1948-1981, encompassing Morse's career at the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, primarily as Librarian. The contents of some boxes of records in this collection were haphazard; many boxes, however, had clear indications of Morse's filing system, and where discernible, this arrangement was preserved.The collection contains a great deal of information on Morse, who appears as a conscientious administrator, a librarian dedicated...
Dates: 1948-1984

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