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Identifier: MSS 2/349
Overview The Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst Papers document the military and professional accomplishments of this noted physician. Ashhurst (1876-1932) established himself as a prominent surgeon and teacher in Philadelphia, and also served as in various medical capacities during World War I. The collection encompasses two series: “Military Service,” and “Subject Files,” and dates from 1895, 1904-1933, 1963, and undated. Researchers interested in the career of Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst, or in the...
Identifier: MSS 2/072
Scope and Contents This small collection of Astley P. C. Ashhurst's correspondence, 1902 (1920-1932), documents his association with the American Surgical Association and the Interurban Surgical Society as well as his friendship with noted physicians and surgeons, including Harvey Cushing and D'Arcy Power. Most items contain little substantial information and were probably retained for their autograph value. Series 1.1 contains general correspondence, 1902-1932, filed alphabetically by author....
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 350 photographs of surgical techniques, practices, and cases which require surgery; orthopedic surgery patients; skiagraphs of fractured bones; and other related images. The majority of the images can be found in Ashhurst's Surgery; its principles and practice, for students and practitioners (1914).