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Evelyn Cook Bauerle papers on Benjamin Gruskin

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Identifier: MSS 402
Overview Evelyn Matthews Cook Bauerle was born in 1910 in Rahway Union, New Jersey. She graduated from Ursinus College in 1930, majoring in chemistry and biology, and assisted Benjamin Gruskin in setting up his new research lab at Temple Medical School, running most of tests summarized in Gruskin’s published articles. She remained there until 1939. Bauerle died in 2002 in York, Pennsylvania.Benjamin Gruskin was born in 1878 in either Lithuania or Russia (accounts vary). He graduated from...
Dates: 1931-1951

Final report of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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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

Francis Clark Wood papers I

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Identifier: MSS 2/228-01
Scope and Contents This collection is the larger of two collections of Francis C. Wood's papers, the other being MSS 2/0228-02. This extensive collection (1892-1989) chronicles the life and career of a 20th century physician, scientist, soldier, administrator, and teacher. The collection is divided roughly evenly among the different phases of his life and career. Because Dr. Wood was a leader in both his community and profession, the collection documents the activities and functioning of many institutions and...
Dates: 1892 - 1989

Frank Fisher papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/048
Scope and Contents This small collection of Frank Fisher materials contains correspondence, a pathological report, two miscellaneous items, and some financial bills and receipts. Series 1 contains 20 letters received by Frank Fisher and 1 letter which he wrote, 1891-1908. Many of these items deal with ophthalmological matters or patients of Fisher. Notable items include: a letter, 1908, from Blanche Bard Dailey concerning Fisher's charges; a referral from L. Webster Fox (ca.1891?); case...
Dates: 1879 - 1908

Frank J. Hartman papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...
Dates: 1904-1977

General correspondence file of Katharine R. Sturgis

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Identifier: CPP 2/002-02
Scope and Contents The general correspondence files of Katharine R. Sturgis, spanning 1972 to 1978, consist primarily of correspondence and photographs. The majority of the correspondence spans 1972 to 1973 and pertains to Sturgis' role as President of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and as an active member in numerous Philadelphia area medical organizations. Also present is material relating to the September 1972 Louis Pasteur Wine Tasting Party and photographs documenting the October 1972 banquet held...
Dates: 1972 - 1978

George Edmund de Schweinitz papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/109
Overview The George Edmunds de Schweinitz Papers collection documents portions of de Schweinitz’s professional medical career, largely from 1901 to 1918. George Edmund de Schweinitz was a prominent ophthalmologist, born in Philadelphia on October 26th, 1858. He worked and lectured at several hospitals and schools in the Philadelphia region until the late 1920s, and also made significant contributions to ophthalmological literature. The collection contains three series: “Correspondence,” “Writings,” and...
Dates: 1901-1918, 1921, 1933, undated

John Hubbard presidential papers

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Identifier: CPP 2/010
Overview This collection dates from 1974 to 1978, and documents John Hubbard’s time as College President. It contains correspondence; committee and annual meeting reports, including the Long Range Planning Committee; information relating to the College’s Continuing Medical Education Program for cardiovascular medicine; correspondence of the Section on Medical History; and a scrapbook of correspondence and other documentation about the Restoration Fund (part of the Third Century fundraising...
Dates: 1974-1978

John Mumford Swan's sanitation survey of the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Virgin Islands

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Identifier: MSS 2/347
Overview The John Mumford Swan Sanitation Survey of the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Virgin Islands collection documents Swan’s survey of health conditions in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and sections of Virgin Islands from 1919 to 1920. After the First World War, Swan was sent by the Red Cross to these nations, making his recommendations for improving the health of their citizens. Swan submitted a final report on his findings to the Red Cross in May 1920, located in this collection. The collection...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1919-1921; 1901-1924

Katharine R. Sturgis papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/355
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1903. She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and entered the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1935. She was forced to leave school when she contracted tuberculosis, but later resumed her studies and earned her medical degree in 1940. Sturgis became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1951 and was elected its first female president in 1972. The Katharine R....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1979; 1852 - 1985

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