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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...
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...
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...
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
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...
Identifier: CPP 13/013-01
Overview The Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was established in 1854. In 1997, governance voted to officially make the Library an historical library. The Director of the Library was in charge of the historical collections, with Public Services in charge of modem reference. In July 2001 the Director's position became that of College Librarian, with the added title of Director of the Francis C. Wood Institute for the History of Medicine. While the Library continued to...
Identifier: CPP 13/008-03
Overview This small collection of Library records was previously catalogued as separate items and as bound manuscripts. Included in this collection Library rules for the early twentieth century; classification and cataloguing rules and guidelines, perepared by former Librarian Charles Perry Fisher; correspondence relating to the retirement of former Librarian W. B. McDaniel in 1973; and visitor logs dating from 1895 to 1953.
Dates: 1882-1975; Majority of material found in 1882; 1902-1922