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Jesse Elmer Shuman papers

Identifier: MSS 2/250
Scope and Contents This small collection, 1885-1935, documents Jesse Elmer Shuman's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical Institute of Philadelphia and includes matriculation and lecture admission tickets, lecture schedules, examination questions, and a recipe book. Also included are some newsclippings, a volume of notes used from 1912-1931, for lectures on materia medica, and an undated typescript address on angina pectoris.
Dates: 1885 - 1935

John Dauntesey recipe book

Identifier: MSS 2/070
Scope and Contents Volume contains recipes, manuscript copies of printed medical and chemical works, and genealogical information, 16521683. Volume contains recipes and prescriptions in English and Latin, in various hands, on pages 110 and 111212. There are several references to James Blackburn, who may have owned or compiled the volume originally, then given it to John Dauntesey in 1652. Several prescriptions are specifics against plague. Pages 11100 contain manuscript copy of works printed in London in...
Dates: 1652 - 1683

John Diller notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/058
Scope and Contents Notebook documenting John R. Diller’s education at Jefferson Medical College, 18671868, and finances of practice in Emmaus, Pa., 18681885. Material from Jefferson (pp. 137) includes notes on J. M. DaCosta on clinical medicine; Samuel D. Gross on surgery; John B. Biddle on materia medica; and Ellerslie Wallace on obstetrics. Also includes treatments and prescriptions. Notebook also contains Diller’s financial records including ledger, 1868-1870, and summary monthly cash accounts,...
Dates: 1867 - 1885

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

John Meigs, Jr. notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/305
Scope and Contents Notebook, 1832, of physician John Meigs, including recipes, notes on various medical authors, and notes on midwifery lectures of R. D. Mussey at the New Hampshire Medical Institution.
Dates: 1832

Jonathan Faust notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/071
Scope and Contents Volume documents Jonathan N. Faust’s education at Jefferson Medical College, 1866-1867, and contains recipes, Faust family genealogical material, and miscellaneous material, 1867-1881. Pages 167 contain notes on medical clinic of J. M. Da Costa and surgical clinic of Samuel D. Gross and notes from lectures of John B. Biddle on materia medica; Samuel H. Dickson on practice of medicine; Robley Dunglison on institutes of medicine; William H. Pancoast on anatomy; B. Howard Rand on chemistry;...
Dates: 1866 - 1881

Joseph G. Richardson papers

Identifier: MSS 432
Overview Joseph Gibbons Richardson was born in Philadelphia in 1836. He earned his M.D. in 1862 from the University of Pennsylvania, and later was a lecturer on pathological anatomy and professor of hygiene. Richardson is best known for his contributions to the field of medical microscopy. He died in Philadelphia in 1886.The Joseph G. Richardson papers date from 1862 to 1887, and document Richardson’s professional career as a physician in 19th-century Philadelphia, including letters to...
Dates: 1862-1887; undated

Juliet Coates Walton commonplace book

Identifier: MSS 2/106
Scope and Contents Commonplace book, 1848-1883, containing medicinal and household recipes, poetry, and quotations. Several printed items laid in.
Dates: 1848 - 1883

Lancaster County recipe book

Identifier: MSS 2/258
Scope and Contents Recipe book of unnamed Lancaster County, Pa., physician, circa 1854. Includes notes on dosages and recipes with notes on use and effectiveness. Numerous citations to published works on materia medica and medical periodicals. Several recipes derive from botanic or eclectic medical sources. Index to contents in volume.
Dates: circa 1854

Philip Gordon Kitchen papers

Identifier: MSS 2/342
Scope and Contents Contents: Recipe book/scrapbook -- Medical license registration certificate, May 18, 1893 -- American Medical Association membership certificate, no. 17452 (undated) -- Invoice forms -- Envelopes containing tags from books formerly on display now a) Retained in the Library b) Removed from the Library
Dates: 1893, undated

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