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Lester Lovett Powell papers

Identifier: MSS 435
Overview Lester Lovett Powell was born in 1875 in either Saco or Biddeford, Maine. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1905. Powell served in the U.S. military as a physician in France during World War I. He died in 1938.His military service: Drafted into Federal Serv: as 1st Lt MC from NG; Capt Nov. 15/18. Org: 1st Me HFA; 101 Inf to Dec. 25/17; 101 MG Bn; Unasgd to disch. Eng: Aisne-Marne; St Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Defensive Sector. Wounded in action: Oct. 28/18....
Dates: 1918; undated

Margaret Castex Sturgis papers

Identifier: MSS 2/020
Scope and Contents This small collection of papers of Margaret Castex Sturgis touches on many aspects of her medical career and interests during her time in the Philadelphia area. The collection is particularly strong in the areas of gynecology and cervical cancer research.The collection is divided into six small series. Series 1 concerns Sturgis' teaching career while at Woman's Medical College. The bulk of this series is the text of a complete course of twelve lectures on gynecology from...
Dates: 1927 - 1946

McCall Cloughman course notebook

Identifier: MSS 376
Overview The McCall Cloughman course collection contains the manuscript of an address. The manuscript discusses ethics and religion in relation to the field of medicine. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.
Dates: circa 1800s

Peter Koblenzer reminiscences of the new building of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Identifier: MSS 2/139
Scope and Contents Reminiscences contain Peter J. Koblenzer’s reflections during opening ceremony of the new building of St. Christopher’s Hospital in Philadelphia, [1990]. Koblenzer considers need for the new location and facilities and his dermatological practice at former location.
Dates: circa 1990

Philip Leidy papers

Identifier: MSS 2/171
Scope and Contents This small collection of Philip Leidy material, 1880-1887, contains several letters, a formal presentation on nervous cases, some informal remarks, and report on the second recorded autopsy of Chinese man performed in United States.

The letter to G. L. Fisher describes delivery of diploteratologic fetus, and the letter to Philip C. Garrett presents Leidy’s views on treatment of insane patients.
Dates: 1880 - 1887

Presidential papers of Lewis C. Sheffey

Identifier: CPP 2/001-01
Scope and Contents This collection of Lewis Cass Scheffey's papers, spanning 1918 to 1966, documents his involvement in various offices, committees, and sections of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The bulk of the papers date from 1955 to 1958, the years in which Scheffey was President of the College. Also included in the collection is material relating to his participation in nu•erous local and national organizations.Series 1 includes material relating to Scheffey's activities as president,...
Dates: 1918 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1958

Records of the Philadelphia Pediatric Society

Identifier: MSS 3/016-01
Scope and Contents These records of the Philadelphia Pediatric Society, spanning 1896 to 1956, provide a detailed account of the activities of the Society during its first sixty years. Included in the collection is the original constitution and by laws of the Society, as well as subsequent amendments; minutes from regular meetings, board meetings, and annual business meetings; numerous abstracts and essays, most unpublished, which were delivered at Society meetings; the presidential addresses of ten...
Dates: 1896 - 1956

Roland G. Curtin papers

Identifier: MSS 2/215
Scope and Contents This small collection of Roland G. Curtin's papers, 18791912, contains holographs and typescripts of articles and speeches with bibliographies of Curtin's works. Some items in the collection include related letters or notes describing cases and reference material.Several of the speeches and articles concern heart disease and its treatments. Other noteworthy items are a speech on medical symbolism; obituaries of James B. Walker and DejForest Willard; and Curtin's description...
Dates: 1879 - 1912

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh papers of Lewis W. Bluemle

Identifier: CPP 2/003-01
Scope and Contents The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Tercentenary Papers, spanning 1967 to 1981, are part of the records of the Office of the President of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The bulk of the papers date from 1980 to 1981, when Lewis W. Bluemle was President of the College of Physicians. The papers document Bluemle's involvement in the Tercentenary Congress of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.Series 1 contains correspondence pertaining to the preparations...
Dates: 1967 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981

[Silas Weir Mitchell] typescript on François Villon

Identifier: MSS 2/241-01
Scope and Contents Typescript address before unknown audience with contemporary and later holograph emendations, attributed to S. Weir Mitchell, circa 1897. Mitchell describes life of poet François Villon. Includes remarks on Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac.
Dates: circa 1897

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