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Gibbon family papers

Identifier: MSS 2/287
Scope and Contents This bulk of this small collection of personal material from members of the Gibbon family of Philadelphia, 1901-1929, is comprised of letters of Marjorie Young Gibbon and surgeon John H. Gibbon concerning their engagement, daughter Marjorie, and Gibbon's 1905 transatlantic voyages. The collection also includes letters of the young John Heysham Gibbon, physician and inventor of the heart lung machine.
Dates: 1901 - 1929

John Heysham Gibbon papers

Identifier: MSS 2/204
Scope and Contents The collection contains a set of schematic drawings and plans of the heart lung machine developed in the 1950s by the International Business Machines Corporation for John Heysham Gibbon. The plans are numbered, 288-0100 to 2880314 and 288-0350 to 288-0469, and filed in numerical sequence. The collection contains 344 items.The plans, produced from 1950 to 1954 and approved in 1954, concern Model III of the machine and incorporate minor refinements and design changes on Model...
Dates: 1950 - 1954

Katharine Sturgis presidential papers

Identifier: CPP 2/002-03
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia in 1903, and graduated from Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia in 1940.Katharine R. Sturgis's connection with the College of Physicians of Philadelphia began in 1951 when she was elected a Fellow. In 1972, after more than twenty years as a member, Sturgis became the College's first woman president. A year later, she was forced to retire due to health problems. Sturgis died in Philadelphia in 1987....
Dates: 1972-1974

Small collections of the Office of the President

Identifier: CPP 2/012
Overview This collection dates from 1908 to 1985, and consists of single files containing documentation left by various College Presidents. Researchers should note that there is not a substantial amount of information regarding any one President’s term found in this collection.

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Dates: 1908-1985

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