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Final report of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Identifier: CPP 10/015-01
Scope and Contents Final report, dated 1890 Feb. 1, of the committee appointed by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to review and revise the 1880 edition of the Pharmacopoeia of the United States. The report is in the hand of the committee’s chairman, W. S. W. Ruschenberger, and recommends that quantities of ingredients be stated "in parts by weight", the langauge of the pharmacopoeia be simple, straightforward, and comprehensible, and metric measurements and the centigrade scale be avoided. The report...
Dates: 1888 - 1890
Reports of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Identifier: CPP 10/014-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains reports, generally undated, documenting the work of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia, 1877-1880. Each report, filed alphabetically by Latin name, concerns a specific preparation or substance and defines, describes, and details the method of producing the substance. Several items are noted with the date of committee approval; others are recommended for omission. The reports are written by members of the committee, specifically, John B. Biddle, Robert...
Dates: 1877 - 1880