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Identifier: MSS 2/013
Scope and Contents The contents of this commonplace book of George Green, Sr., divide naturally into three series: medical lecture notes and examination questions, many from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817-1820; copies or drafts of personal correspondence, 1824 and undated; and poetry, literary sentences, and miscellaneous writings, 1858-1860 and undated. Medical items in the volume include a copy of notes on Philip Syng Physick's lecture on inflammation, [1819?]...
Dates: 1817 - 1860
Identifier: MSS 2/185
Scope and Contents Notes taken by Thomas Shivers, Jr., on lectures of John Syng Dorsey on materia medica and Nathaniel Chapman on practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 1817. Bulk concern Dorsey’s lectures (nos. 1-25 in vol. 1 and 26-45 in vol. 2). After discussion of nutrition and disease, Dorsey describes medications and their uses according to arrangement of emetics, cathartics, diuretics, antilithics, diaphoretics, sialogogues, emmenagogues, and anthelmintics. Volume 2 contains brief notes on...
Identifier: MSS 2/201
Scope and Contents Contains notes on lectures delivered by Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine and John Syng Dorsey on materia medica in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817 January 7-February 12.