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Albert S. Ashmead papers

Identifier: MSS 2/029
Overview The Albert S. Ashmead papers (1875-1910) is a fine collection documenting the professional experiences of a well-known American leprologist. The focus of the collection is Ashmead's correspondence with other leprologist and international figures concerning the 1897 Berlin lepra conference. The collection also contains manuscripts of Ashmead's articles, the text for an unpublished anthology on Japanese medicine, and research notes and translations of articles concerning leprosy and...

Alexander Rush papers

Identifier: MSS 2/243
Scope and Contents This small collection of Alexander Rush's papers, 1931-1984, with some earlier material, documents his personal life, professional career, and interest in his ancestor, Benjamin Rush, and includes lectures and addresses, writings, awards, certificates, diplomas, and photographs.Series 1 contains letters, a passport, curricula vitae, bibliographies, and printed material concerning Rush's life and career, 1922-1984. Material, 1812-1981, concerning Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) is in...

Collection of biographies of dermatologists

Identifier: MSS 3/023
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, curriculum vitae, photographs, and printed material providing biographical information about United States and foreign dermatologists. The collections is arranged into 19 series, each covering a part of the alphabet. Materials are filed according to the dermatologist’s name.

Correspondence of William J. Taylor regarding the visit of Marie Curie to The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP 2/004-01
Scope and Contents This collection, spanning 1920 to 1923, consists of letters sent to William J. Taylor and carbon copies of his replies. The correspondence documents Marie Curie's visit to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on 23 May 1921. Much of the correspondence in the collection is between Taylor and Robert Abbe (1851-1928). Abbe, who lived in New York City, was an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians and was largely responsible for arranging Marie Curie's visit. The letters between Abbe...

D. Heber Plank papers

Identifier: MSS 2/277-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains ten volumes of financial papers documenting the Morgantown, Pa., medical practice of D. Heber Plank, 1868-1908; there are two ledgers and two combined ledger and cash books, six daybooks, and associated financial papers.The ledgers and cash books, 1868-1908, are organized by account name and list the service performed, date, and fee charged; there are occasional notes on cases, patients, and settlement of accounts. Each volume includes an index to...

Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers

Identifier: MSS 2/348
Overview The Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers document portions of McCarthy’s medical career, particularly his writings and addresses on psychiatry and medical jurisprudence. As a prominent neurologist and medical jurisprudence expert, McCarthy treated wounded soldiers in the First World War, taught for thirty-five years at the University of Pennsylvania, and founded several research and benevolent medical foundations. The collection contains three series; “Writings and Addresses,” “Subject Files,” and...

Gamaliel Bradford daybook

Identifier: MSS 2/225
Scope and Contents Chronological record of Gamaliel Bradford’s medical practice, 1819 Sept. 12-1822 Dec. 31 (gap, 1821 Mar. 11-Aug. 1) in Boston, 1819-1820, and Cambridge, Mass., 1820-1822. Entries list patient attended, reason for visit or procedure, and fee charged with notes on settlement of the account. Includes monthly summary of accounts. Includes occasional notes from Gamaliel Bradford, including one, dated July 1821, where he specifies accounts which, in the event of his death, are not to be pursued by...

George S. Crampton papers

Identifier: MSS 2/189
Scope and Contents This small collection of biographical information, correspondence, photographs, maps, and awards, 1894-1988, highlights notable events in the career of George Sumner Crampton.Series 1 contains biographical information, primarily printed, 1894-1988, concerning George S. Crampton, his work, and his wife's family, the Smedes family. A miscellaneous collection of Crampton's correspondence, 1903-1959, is in Series 2. Most of these letters are personal, though many...

Helen F. Barton papers

Identifier: MSS 2/256
Scope and Contents The papers of Helen F. Barton, spanning 1896 to 1930, consist of photographs, an autograph album, clippings, and typescripts, all of which relate to the Philadelphia General Hospital and its Training School for Nurses.Series 1 contains twelve photographs taken at Philadelphia General Hospital, probably around 1896. Included are photographs of nurses and interns, the hospital grounds and buildings, and the Nurses' Home. Present is a photograph of an operation being performed...

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