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Records of the Office of the Librarian III

Identifier: CPP 13/007-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains records from 1948-1981, encompassing Morse's career at the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, primarily as Librarian. The contents of some boxes of records in this collection were haphazard; many boxes, however, had clear indications of Morse's filing system, and where discernible, this arrangement was preserved.The collection contains a great deal of information on Morse, who appears as a conscientious administrator, a librarian dedicated...
Dates: 1948-1984

Records of the Wood Institute, Library, and Museum Committee

Identifier: CPP 10/037-01
Overview Originally called the Library Advisory Committee, the Wood Institute, Library, and Museum (WILM) Committee was first established in 1998, as a result of the recommendations of the earlier Library Task Force. The purpose of the WILM Committee was “to oversee implementation of adopted recommendations and report through standing committees to the Council.” WILM held its first meeting on February 12, 1998.In May of 2001, the Committee voted to officially combine the Francis C. Wood...
Dates: 1998-2006

Reports of the Honorary Librarian and Library Committee

Identifier: CPP 13/011
Overview Established in 1788, the Library of the College of Physicians served as Philadelphia's central medical library for over 150 years, serving medical schools, hospitals, physicians and other health professionals. Today, it is an independent research library devoted to the history of medicine and serves hundreds of scholars, health professionals, students and popular writers each year.The Reports of the Honorary Librarian and Library Committee span the years 1836 through February 1951. ...
Dates: 1836-1951

William W. Keen correspondence

Identifier: MSS 430
Overview William Williams Keen, surgeon and neurologist, was born on 19 January 1837 in Philadelphia. He was the third son of merchant William W. Keen and Susan (Budd) Keen. Keen married Emma Corinna Borden in 1867; they had four daughters, Corinne, Florence, Dora, and Margaret. William W. Keen died on 7 June 1932.Keen graduated from Brown University in 1859. He entered Jefferson Medical College in 1860, left in 1861 to become Surgeon to the 5th Massachusetts Regiment, then returned to...
Dates: 1876-1927; undated