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James Macgill essays

Identifier: MSS 2/315
Scope and Contents Volume of essays delivered to unidentified medical society in Edinburgh, 1753, concerning rickets; phlebotomy as a treatment for fever; and history and practice of medicine.
Dates: 1753

John C. Otto essay on food allergies and poisoning

Identifier: MSS 2/235
Scope and Contents Holograph essay, presented by John C. Otto to College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 29 Oct. 1833, describing cases, symptoms, and treatment of patients with allergic reactions to specific foods, generally seafood, or suffering from food poisoning.
Dates: 1833-10-29

John Strahan essay of the William F. Jenks Prize Committee

Identifier: CPP 10/003-02
Overview The William F. Jenks Memorial Trust was established in 1885 by Helen F. Jenks to honor the memory of her husband. The trust placed $5000 under the care of three trustees who would see that the income from the trust generated a cash prize to be awarded every three years in an essay competition sponsored by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The essays were to concern some aspect of obstetrics, gynecology, or the diseases of children. Each prize essay was distinguished by a motto and the...
Dates: 1889

Joseph Horn treatise on urine and astrology

Identifier: MSS 2/175
Scope and Contents Student treatise on urine, citing classical authorities, including Galen and Hippocrates. Several spelling corrections in different hand. Treatise describes conditions of urine, particularly color and sediment, with reference to specific diseases and relationship of planets to illness and recovery. The name "Joseph Horn" and supposed date of treatise inscribed on back board of volume.
Dates: 1701

List of Alvarenga Prize entries

Identifier: CPP 1/011
Overview This volume dates from 1920 through 1933, and contains lists of entries for the annual Alvarenga Prize essay, as well as the winner. Each entry includes the title of the essay, its "motto," the author's name, and the status - either destroyed, returned, or "won prize."The Alvarenga Prize was established in 1887 or 1888, when Associate Fellow Da Costa Alvarenga of Lisbon, Portugal, left the College approximately $4000.00 to fund an annual prize in his name. The essay could be on...
Dates: 1920-1933

M. Randolph Latimer essay on scarlet fever

Identifier: MSS 2/162
Scope and Contents M. Randolph Latimer defines scarlet fever [scarlatina] and describes its types, symptoms, sequelae, cause, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and local remedies, 1855.
Dates: 1855-05-05

Mary R. McCarl typescript essay on Thomas M. Boulware

Identifier: MSS 390
Overview Thomas M. Boulware was born in Hannibal, Missouri, in 1903, and graduated from Washington University Medical School in 1926. Boulware was well-known for his work with the poor and Black communities in Birmingham. He served on the maternal health committees of Jefferson County Medical Society and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. In addition to helping establish the first maternity clinic for poor women at Hillman Hospital in 1935, Boulware ran the Maternity Clinic...
Dates: 27 April 1989

Nathan L. Hatfield papers

Identifier: MSS 2/213
Scope and Contents This small collection of Nathan L. Hatfield's papers, 1821-1826, documents his medical education and early career and personal interests. The collection contains notes on lectures from both the University of Pennsylvania and the first session of Jefferson Medical College. Also included are a few samples of Hatfield's writings, such as the draft of an application to the Managers of the Philadelphia Alms House for resident student status, essays, a eulogy on Samuel Williston Lebeau, and the...
Dates: 1821 - 1826

Records of the Section on Otolaryngology II

Identifier: CPP 12/007-02
Overview The Section on Otology and Laryngology (later Otolaryngology) was established December 12, 1893, under Section 1 of the Rules Governing Sections. The original Executive Committee of the Section included J. Solis Cohen, Charles Burnett, and B. Alexander Randall. Its first meeting was held December 20, 1893, where Harrison Allen was elected as Chairman and Charles Burnett as Clerk. The Section continued to meet on the first Tuesday of every month. In late 2005 or 2006, nearly all College sections...
Dates: 1934-1953

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