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Daniel J. Swinney papers

Identifier: MSS 2/085
Scope and Contents This small collection of Daniel J. Swinney's student lecture notes and related papers, recipe book, daybook, and vaccination records, 1808-1827, documents the education and early medical career of an obscure country physician during the early 19th century.The collection is divided into two series. Series 1 concerns Swinney's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1808-1809, and includes a receipt for his 1808-1809 session fee; an 1809 copy of Benjamin Rush's...
Dates: 1808 - 1827

George Green papers

Identifier: MSS 2/013
Scope and Contents The contents of this commonplace book of George Green, Sr., divide naturally into three series: medical lecture notes and examination questions, many from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817-1820; copies or drafts of personal correspondence, 1824 and undated; and poetry, literary sentences, and miscellaneous writings, 1858-1860 and undated. Medical items in the volume include a copy of notes on Philip Syng Physick's lecture on inflammation, [1819?]...
Dates: 1817 - 1860

Samuel Knox notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/050
Scope and Contents Samuel Knox’s 1783 abstract of Colin McKenzie’s lectures on midwifery in 1773 and his notes on Adam Kuhn’s lectures on materia medica and Benjamin Rush’s on chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania in 1784-1785.Volume 1 contains Knox’s abstract of Colin McKenzie’s series of 19 lectures describing the history of midwifery, symptoms of pregnancy and labor, typical and atypical births, and postnatal care.While a student at the University of Pennsylvania, Knox may have...
Dates: 1783 - 1785

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