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Identifier: CPP 12/001-03
Overview The Section on Ophthalmology of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was instituted in 1893, the first Section to be formed at the College. In 1890, Fellows specializing in ophthalmology requested permission from the College to meet once a month to read papers and discuss topics relevant to their field. Although many Fellows were opposed to such specialization, permission for the meetings was granted on 5 November 1890. On 16 November 1890, fifteen ophthalmologists, including chairman...
Identifier: CPP 12/001-02
Scope and Contents The records from the Section on Ophthalmology of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia consist of four volumes (disbound) of minutes, recorded by the clerk, spanning 1913- 1927, 1927-1939, 1940-1952, and 1953-1963. The minutes contain reports on monthly meetings, annual financial statements, lists of members and their addresses, and records of dues. The minute book from 1953-1963 contains an additional mailing list, an agenda for business meetings, and procedural instructions for dinner...
Dates: 1913 - 1963
Identifier: CPP 12/001-04
Dates: 1935-1940; 1948