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Katharine Sturgis presidential papers

Identifier: CPP 2/002-03
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia in 1903, and graduated from Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia in 1940.Katharine R. Sturgis's connection with the College of Physicians of Philadelphia began in 1951 when she was elected a Fellow. In 1972, after more than twenty years as a member, Sturgis became the College's first woman president. A year later, she was forced to retire due to health problems. Sturgis died in Philadelphia in 1987....
Dates: 1972-1974

Lecture and Event Files of the Communication and Development Departments

Identifier: CPP 11/01-02
Overview The Office of Advancement of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia was formed in 2015 by the merging of two departments: the Communications Department and the Development Department, which were created in 1988 and 1987, respectively. The functions of the Office of Advancement include all aspects of fundraising; public relations for the entire College; and administration of the Fellowship and Friends of the Mütter, a membership program open to the public which supports the Mütter Museum....
Dates: 1992-1995

Publications of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP 17
Overview The Publications collection ranges in date from 1910 to circa 2012 and consists of brochures and pamphlets, calendars, newsletters, and directories published by the College of Physicians, as well as several brief histories of the College written by former Fellows. Of note are short-lived staff newletters, dating from 1988 to 1995; the Fellows Forum, a monthly newletter produced for Fellows of the College from 1974-2006, and eventually replaced with monthly email updates in 2006 (printed); and...
Dates: 1891 - 2012

Records of the Babies' Hospital of Philadelphia II

Identifier: MSS 6/006-02
Overview The Babies’ Hospital of Philadelphia opened in 1911 in Wynnefield, PA, at the Country Branch of Children’s Hospital. The hospital had limited wards to house its patients and the staff hosted pre-and post-natal clinics for mothers, though the physicians of the Babies Hospital largely emphasized treatment in the home.The records of the Babies’ Hospital of Philadelphia, spanning from 1911-1960, contain annual reports, newsletter pamphlets, benefit matinee programs, material related to...
Dates: 1911-1960, undated

Records of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library I

Identifier: CPP 13/008-01
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 College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library records (1882 to 2005) extensively documents the administration...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1953-2007; 1807-2007

Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley

Identifier: MSS 3/022
Scope and Contents This collection is not processed.The records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley consist of eight accessions received over a four-year period, beginning in 1992.. The last two accessions, 1996-011 and 1997-011, are not represented here as of May 28, 2015.The collection includes minutes and meeting agendas of the Steering Committee; by-laws; correspondence; programs from conferences and congresses; membership lists; press releases; newsletters; newsclippings; and...
Dates: 1987 - [ongoing]

Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley II

Identifier: MSS 379
Overview The Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley was a chapter of the national right-to-die organization The Hemlock Society. The mission of the Hemlock Society was “choice, dignity, and control at the end of life.” The bulk of materials are society newsletters and news clippings about assisted suicide. This collection is separated into three series. The Chapter Papers series comprises miscellaneous papers associated with chapters of The Hemlock Society. Of note are papers detailing the merger of two...
Dates: 1991 - 1995

Records of the Section on Medicine and the Arts

Identifier: CPP 12/009-01
Overview The Section on Medicine & the Arts was established on April 26, 1994, by approval of the College Council. The first informational meeting was held on April 20, 1995. As of 2019, the Section on Medicine & the Arts is still an active section. Its programs explore and nurture a more humanistic understanding of health, illness and medicine through the literary, visual and performing arts.The Records of the Section on Medicine & the Arts span the years 1982 through 2006,...
Dates: 1982-1984; 1993-2005; undated

Small collections of the Office of the President

Identifier: CPP 2/012
Overview This collection dates from 1908 to 1985, and consists of single files containing documentation left by various College Presidents. Researchers should note that there is not a substantial amount of information regarding any one President’s term found in this collection.

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Dates: 1908-1985