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Records of the Sydenham Medical Coterie

Identifier: MSS 3/005
Scope and Contents The records of the Sydenham Medical Coterie span the duration of its existence, from 1870 to 1980, and give a reasonably complete account of its proceedings and activities.The organizational records of the Coterie (Series 1) contain the original manuscript constitution, adopted in 1870 with emendations to 1873. Bound with the constitution is the socalled "black list" (ca.1873-1896), a record of patients who were delinquent in payment of bills. The members of the Coterie...

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.

Samuel D. Gross correspondence

Identifier: MSS 2/135
Scope and Contents The Samuel D. Gross papers consist of two collections, including records of the American Surgical Association correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings. For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.

Samuel X. Radbill papers II

Identifier: MSS 2/037-05
Overview Samuel X Radbill (1901-1987) began his medical career as a general practitioner in 1926 and became a pediatrician in 1938, when he was certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Radbill was perhaps better known as a medical historian, and collector of bookplates and old and rare medical texts than as a pediatrician. He believed that the study of medicine’s past was useful to its practice, and he encouraged many of his professional colleagues to examine the history of their specialties. The...

Silas Weir Mitchell papers

Identifier: MSS 2/241-03
Scope and Contents note The S. Weir Mitchell Papers, spanning 1788 to 1949, contain Mitchell's correspondence, travel journals, diaries, literary notebooks, and manuscripts of his speeches, poems, and unpublished autobiography. The bulk of the collection concerns Mitchell's family life and literary career, but also present is material pertaining to Mitchell as a physician, such as correspondence with his British and American colleagues and records of his studies of patients with nerve injuries. The collection also...

Small collections of the Office of the President

Identifier: CPP 2/012
Overview This collection dates from 1908 to 1985, and consists of single files containing documentation left by various College Presidents. Researchers should note that there is not a substantial amount of information regarding any one President’s term found in this collection.

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William W. Keen papers

Identifier: MSS 2/076-01-06
Scope and Contents The William W. Keen papers are comprised of six separate collections, including correspondence, photographs, diaries, and newsclippings. Much of the correspondence deals with eithr family matters or the controversy vivisection. For more detail on the materials contained the Keen papers, please see the "Scope and Content" note for each series.

William W. Keen's material related to the operation of President Cleveland

Identifier: MSS 2/076-07
Overview This collection documents William Williams Keen’s role in President Grover Cleveland’s 1893 then-secret surgery through Keen’s correspondence and reflections. Given the tumultuous financial markets at the time, President Cleveland’s health was kept secret, with Keen being entrusted to perform a quick yet safe surgery on the President while aboard the yacht Oneida. The collection primarily covers developments surrounding two events: the surgery on July 1st, 1893, and the publication of Keen’s...

Wilson family papers

Identifier: MSS 2/295
Scope and Contents The collection contains a small assortment of papers concerning the Wilson family of Philadelphia, 18611950.Folder 1 includes letters, bills, an address, signature cuttings, fragments of a student diary, and a typescript obituary of J. C. Wilson; most of this material documents the career and professional appointments of Dr. Wilson. Folder 2 contains two undated photoprints of J. C. Wilson. A typescript genealogical history of the Wilson family, compiled by physician W....

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