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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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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
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
Identifier: CPP 10/043-01
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...
- Subject: Essays X
- Philadelphia College of Medicine 7
- United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (Board of Naval Surgeons) 4
- United States. Navy 3
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia 2
- Jefferson Medical College 2
- Macfarlan, Douglas 2
- Rush, Benjamin 2
- United States Naval Home (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
- Anderson, Isaac W. 1
- Bishop, William 1
- Boulware, Thomas M. 1
- Bronson, William H. (William Henry) 1
- Cheek, Stephen H. 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Alvarenga Prize Committee 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Otolaryngology 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. William F. Jenks Prize Committee 1
- Coues, Samuel F. (Samuel Franklin) 1
- Dorsey, John Syng 1
- Gorgas, Albert C. 1
- Grahame, Thomas J. 1
- Green, George 1
- Hadden, Samuel B. 1
- Handley, W. Sampson (William Sampson) 1
- Hatfield, Nathan L. (Nathan Lewis) 1
- Hewson, Thomas T. 1
- Horn, Joseph 1
- Kane, Elisha Kent 1
- Latimer, M. Randolph (Matthias Randolph) 1
- Macgill, James 1
- McCarl, Mary Rhinelander 1
- Mitchell, Silas Weir 1
- Osler, William, Sir 1
- Otto, John C. (John Conrad) 1
- Owen, Richard 1
- Parrish, Joseph 1
- Patterson, Samuel D. 1
- Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 1
- Petty, Elijah P. (Elijah Parsons) 1
- Physick, Philip Syng 1
- Shamburger, William F. 1
- Sharpless, Jacob 1
- Slossfield Community Center. Maternity Clinic 1
- Speed, William M. 1
- Strahan, John 1
- United States Navy. Board of Medical Examiners 1
- University of Pennsylvania 1
- University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 1
- Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 1
- Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School 1 ∧ less