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Identifier: MSS 4/001-01
Overview The Hahnemannian Medical Institute, a student society, was organized in 1849-1850 as the Williamson Institute for students attending lectures at Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia. In 1854, the name of the organization was changed to Hahnemannian Medical Society, then, in 1864, to Hahnemannian Medical Institute. The Institute organized scientific lectures, promoted debates and quizes on academic subjects, and held annual commencements with diplomas. Students were elected "professors",...