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Abraham Jacobi letters relating to Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

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Identifier: MSS 2/040
Scope and Contents Mount Sinai Hospital, concerning appointment or resignation of staff members; an 1879 report concerning closing dispensary on certain days of the week; letters from Rudolf Tanszky, Secretary of Medical Staff, concerning irregular attendance of the staff; applications for positions; expressions of regret from Board of Directors and Medical Board at Jacobi’s resignation in 1883; and printed version of Out-Door Department’s staff rules and regulations.
Dates: 1879 - 1901

Andrew Newman typescript

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Identifier: MSS 369
Overview Andrew Newman Typescript is a typescript of “From a Surgeon’s Viewpoint: Philadelphia Shriners Hospital 1925-1995.” Written by Dr. Andrew Newman, a Philadelphia-area doctor, the typescript serves as a brief history of the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia in response to the hospital’s relocation to North Broad Street and the demolition of the original hospital building. Includes photocopies of curriculum vitaes, ALS, photographic prints, and patient records. This collection was discovered...
Dates: 1995

Douglas Macfarlan manuscript on revolutionary war hospitals in the Pennsylvania campaign

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Identifier: MSS 2/104
Scope and Contents Describes medical conditions in the Continental Army and hospital facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, 1777-1778. Includes map of locations of military hospitals.
Dates: undated

George Bacon Wood papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/039-04
Overview The George Bacon Wood Papers collection documents George Bacon Wood’s professional and personal life from 1813 to 1870. Dr. George Bacon Wood was an accomplished physician and author, and also lectured at several medical institutions in the Philadelphia region. Materials located in the collection include correspondence, manuscript drafts, lecture notes, financial material, and some graphic material. The collection contains six series arranged by their relative size: “Correspondence,”...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1813-1870; 1793-1921

Records of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Identifier: MSS 6/014-01
Overview Established in 1855, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was the first hospital in the United States to care exclusively for children, and was key in establishing the foundations of modern day pediatric medicine. Medical staff members at CHOP have been at the forefront of innovation for decades, and their work has had impacts which can be seen to this day, in the form of the Isolette Incubator, the Measles vaccine, and its participation in The Human Genome Project. The Children's Hospital...
Dates: 1855 - 2006

Records of the Children's Seashore House

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Identifier: MSS 6/014-02
Overview The Children's Seashore House (CSH) was established Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1872 as a rehabilitation center for children. Founded on the belief in the restorative powers of the ocean and fresh seashore air, CSH was the first pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the nation, and the fourth oldest pediatric hospital in the United States. Today, CSH is located in Philadelphia, on the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) campus, after having been acquired by CHOP in 1998. Remarkable...
Dates: 1872 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1995