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Robert Abbe papers

Identifier: MSS 2/146
Content Description This collection was assembled by Robert Abbe and contains scrapbooks and other memoranda relating to Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie, Joseph Lister, Edward Jenner, and Benjamin Rush. Included in the scrapbooks are correspondence, portraits, and newslippings. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.
Dates: 1781 - 1927

Samuel Coates letter to Joseph Paschall

Identifier: MSS 2/002
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Samuel Coates in Philadelphia to Joseph Paschall, 25 Sept. 1793, describing family matters, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of 1793, and conditions in city during yellow fever epidemic. Coates lists acquaintances who are recovering, ill, or dead and mentions treating the disease with specific of Benjamin Rush.
Dates: 1793

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

William F. Houston certificates of membership in the Philadelphia Medical Society

Identifier: MSS 2/197
Scope and Contents Certificates confirm Houston’s membership in Philadelphia Medical Society as junior fellow, 1808 Feb. 20, and honorary fellow, 1809 Feb. 20. Includes signatures of Benjamin Rush and Benjamin Smith Barton.
Dates: 1808 - 1809