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Identifier: CPP 12/003-03
Overview The Section on Medical History was founded in 1904. In 1905, the Section began holding meetings at which lectures on medical history were presented, inviting papers from physicians and scholars from a variety of backgrounds. By the 1970s, the section had become the sponsor of several annual lectures, including the Kate Hurd Mead Lecture (co-sponsored by the [Woman’s] Medical College of Pennsylvania, now Drexel College of Medicine) which was started in 1952 and the Samuel X. Radbill Lecture...
Identifier: CPP 12/003-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records of the Clerk of the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia consists of correspondence, annual reports, financial records, lecture announcements, and other miscellaneous items. The collection, which spans 1953 to 1982, covers the terms of eleven former clerks of the Section on Medical History, including Nicholas Padis (1954-1955), Herbert J, Dietrich (1958-1960), Robert J, Gill (1960-1961), James F. Toole (1961-1962), Frank P, Brooks...
Dates: 1953 - 1982