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Identifier: MSS 2/075-02
Overview The John Ashhurst Papers collection documents the life and professional career of Dr. John Ashhurst from 1846 to 1901. John Ashhurst was a prominent Philadelphia surgeon who worked at the Hospital of the Protestant Episcopal Church, as well as the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He also wrote extensively on the subject of surgery, writing the book The Principles and Practice of Surgery, which was published in several editions. Located in the collection are...
Dates: 1846-1901, undated
Identifier: MSS 2/264
Scope and Contents This collection of William J. Taylor's letters spans 1892 to 1933. The letters are divided into four sections: Taylor's outgoing letters, some of which were written during World War I; incoming letters from other physicians offering or requesting advice about surgical procedures; incoming letters from Mary Scott Newbold lecturers; and miscellaneous incoming letters. Section 1 contains Taylor's outgoing letters to John B. Roberts and Charles Perry Fisher. Two of the letters to Fisher...
Dates: 1892 - 1933