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Identifier: MSS 2/007
Scope and Contents Essay written by Elijah D. Petty in June, 1857, describes phthisis pulmonalis [pulmonary tuberculosis], its cause, duration, termination, pathology, symptoms, and treatment.
Identifier: MSS 2/162
Scope and Contents M. Randolph Latimer defines scarlet fever [scarlatina] and describes its types, symptoms, sequelae, cause, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and local remedies, 1855.
Identifier: MSS 2/103
Scope and Contents "An inaugural essay on yellow fever: presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine" Cheek maintains yellow fever itself is not contagious but communicable only under certain climatic conditions. He then discusses the yellow fever outbreak in New Orleans in 1853 and describes symptoms and possible methods of treatment.
Identifier: MSS 2/161
Scope and Contents Thomas J. Grahame defines influenza and describes current theories of its causation, symptoms, and treatment, 1857.
Identifier: MSS 2/160
Scope and Contents William Bishop relates history, symptoms, cause, nature, and treatment of Asiatic cholera, 1859.
Identifier: MSS 2/164
Scope and Contents William M. Speed describes marasmus and its treatment, 1857. Titled "William M. Speed essay on marasmus presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine."
Identifier: MSS 2/163
Scope and Contents William F. Shamburger describes cynanche laryngea [acute laryngitis], its symptoms, prognosis, diagnosis, pathology, causes, and treatment, 1857. Titled "An inaugural essay on cynanche laryngea presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine."