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Charles G. Fowler lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...
Dates: circa 1826-1828

John Ecky papers

Identifier: MSS 2/328
Scope and Contents Organized into three series: I. Diary, 1845-1849. II. Recipe book, 1851-1866. III. Miscellaneous, 1842-1915.The collection contains a diary, 1845-1849, recipe book, 1851-1866, and miscellaneous items, 1842-1915, documenting the professional and personal life of Philadelphia (Pa.) apothecary John H. Ecky (b. 1812). Series 1 consists of a diary, 1845-1849. The diary contains periodic, sometimes daily, entries regarding primarily Mr. Ecky’s personal life. Entries of medical interest...
Dates: 1842 - 1915; Majority of material found within 1842 - 1866

Records of The Frederick Brown Company

Identifier: MSS 5/005
Overview The Frederick Brown Company was founded by Frederick Brown (March 12, 1796 – February 27, 1864) after he began producing Brown’s Essence of Jamaica Ginger in 1822. Brown began production on the corner of Chestnut and 5th Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Frederick Brown Company was successful as their Essence of Jamaica Ginger was a popular household medicine and remedy. The Frederick Brown Collection consists of two series. Series I contains a variety of personal and family papers,...
Dates: 1895 - 1921

Records of the Greater Philadelphia Committee for Medical-Pharmaceutical Sciences

Identifier: CPP 10/038-01
Overview The Greater Philadelphia Committee for Medical-Pharmaceutical Sciences (GPCMPS) was established by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1963, and the Committee held its first meeting on Aril 18, 1963. Members of the pharmaceutical and medical fields in the Philadelphia area formed the GPCMPS in response to the 1962 Drug Amendments of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Its “purpose [was] a broad concern for medical-pharmaceutical research, in all of its phases, and for all related...
Dates: 1963; 1969-1984

William Wood Gerhard papers

Identifier: MSS 2/183
Scope and Contents This small collection of W. W. Gerhard's papers, 1834-1845, documenting his education and early career, contains letters received and sent, some correspondence of his brother, lawyer Benjamin Gerhard, and a few receipted bills and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection is composed of letters sent to Gerhard, 1834-1837, from colleagues, many of whom studied with him in Paris, The letters, several in French, describe medical student life and conditions there. Included are letters from A....
Dates: 1834 - 1845