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Edward Oram Shakespeare papers

Identifier: MSS 2/338
Scope and Contents The papers of Edward Oram Shakespeare reflect the versatility of his interests. The bulk of the medically-related papers concern his work on the Cholera Commission, as an attendee at the International Sanitary Conference and during his service in the Spanish American War. Other medical material includes publications and correspondence. Most of non-medical material consists of family papers, which contain a great deal of genealogical material.Original order was almost completely...
Dates: 1727 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1900

Hugh Lenox Hodge papers

Identifier: MSS 2/350
Overview The Hugh Lenox Hodge Papers collection documents portions of Dr. Hugh Lenox Hodge’s medical career. Dr. Hugh Lenox Hodge was a prominent Philadelphia physician who specialized in obstetrics, becoming one of the most renowned figures in that field in the nineteenth century. Hodge also contributed to fighting the cholera epidemic in Philadelphia during 1832. The collection contains two series: “Correspondence,” and “Subject Files,” dating from 1817 to 1833, 1870, 1932, and undated. Materials in...
Dates: 1817-1833, 1870, 1932, undated

Roland G. Curtin papers

Identifier: MSS 2/215
Scope and Contents This small collection of Roland G. Curtin's papers, 18791912, contains holographs and typescripts of articles and speeches with bibliographies of Curtin's works. Some items in the collection include related letters or notes describing cases and reference material.Several of the speeches and articles concern heart disease and its treatments. Other noteworthy items are a speech on medical symbolism; obituaries of James B. Walker and DejForest Willard; and Curtin's description...
Dates: 1879 - 1912

William Bishop essay on cholera

Identifier: MSS 2/160
Scope and Contents William Bishop relates history, symptoms, cause, nature, and treatment of Asiatic cholera, 1859.
Dates: 1859-02-23