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Alexander Jackson notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/196
Scope and Contents Alexander Jackson’s notes, 26 January through 27 February 1824, from lectures in Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes occasional diagrams and subject index. Lecturers include: Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine, John Redman Coxe on materia medica, William Gibson on surgery, and William P. Dewees and Thomas C. James on midwifery. Includes occasional notes on Robert Hare on chemistry and Philip Syng Physick on anatomy.
Dates: 1824

Alfred R. Shands, Jr. papers on William E. Horner

Identifier: MSS 2/090
Scope and Contents This small collection of correspondence and related materials, 1821-1975, assembled by Alfred Rives Shands, Jr., documents his research on William E. Horner. The collection is divided into four series. Series 1 contains Shands' correspondence, 1948-1975, concerning the loan and ultimate disposition of a collection of Horner papers and relics at the University of Pennsylvania and Shands' attempt to publish Horner's 1821 European diary. Series 2 contains two printed items...
Dates: 1821 - 1975

Charles G. Fowler lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...
Dates: circa 1826-1828

Christian C. Vedder notes on lectures at Albany Medical College

Identifier: MSS 2/181
Scope and Contents Student notes taken by C. C. Vedder on lectures at Albany Medical College, 181. Lecturers are: James H. Armsby on surgery John M. Bigelow on materia medica H. R. Haskins on anatomy John . Lansing on physiology James McNaughton on the theory and practice of medicine Maurice Perkins on chemistry William P. Seymour on obstetrics and Albert Vanderveer on microscopical anatomy. Notes on clinical cases included.
Dates: 1871

Fred D. Weidman papers

Identifier: MSS 2/182
Scope and Contents The collection of Fred D. Weidman's papers, 1896-1933 contains student notebooks and papers; correspondence and reports concerning a 1926 survey on fungal disease; drawings and photographs; and some miscellaneous writings.The bulk of the collection is concerned with Weidman's education, both in secondary school and in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Series 1 contains 28 volumes of student notes on many subjects. The notes from Weidman's medical...
Dates: 1896 - 1933

Henry H. Whitehouse notes on lectures from Yale University’s Sheffield Scientific School

Identifier: MSS 2/166
Scope and Contents Notes taken by Henry H. Whitehouse on lectures of Sidney I. Smith on comparative anatomy (pp. 1-24) and R. H. Chittenden on physiological chemistry (pp. 119-164) at Yale University’s Sheffield Scientific School, circa 1885. Includes drawings of dissections of frogs, cats, and rabbits and microscopic observations of yeast, bacteria, and cells from skin, bone, and various organs.
Dates: circa 1885

Instituzioni della chirurgia

Identifier: MSS 2/331
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a bound manuscript volume titled "Instituzioni della Chirurgia," ca. 1600-1650, a transcription of the text, [n.d.], and an annotated English translation typescript of the text, [n.d.]. The manuscript volume is divided into four parts: Institutes of Surgery; Phisology (labelled Part I); On Pathology (labelled Part II); and On Therapeutics (labelled Part III). Each part contains a preface and chapters. The chapters in the first part are Origin of medicine, On surgery...
Dates: circa 1600-1650

John Atlee notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/065
Scope and Contents Two volumes of John L. Atlee’s notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania, 1818-1820, documenting his medical education. Volume 1 contains Atlee’s notes, 18 February 1818 to 26 February 1818, on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine, numbers 79 [continued] through 85. Volume 2 contains Atlee’s notes, 15 November 1819 to 18 January 1820, on the lectures of John Redman Coxe on materia medica; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare...
Dates: 1818 - 1820

John Freeman notes on lectures from the University of Michigan

Identifier: MSS 2/107
Scope and Contents J. F. Summerville’s student lecture notes from the University of Michigan, Department of Medicine and Surgery, 1879-1881. Lecturers are: G. E. Frothingham on ophthalmology (pp. 160); Donald Maclean on surgery (pp. 199 and 316-320d); Alonzo B. Palmer on pathology (pp. 217-240; 100-120; 401-484); Edward S. Dunster on obstetrics (pp. 121-180; 286-300; 321-360; 485-490); Corydon L. Ford on anatomy and physiology (pp. 181-209); William James Herdman on pathological anatomy (pp. 209-215); John W....
Dates: 1879 - 1881

John Wiley papers

Identifier: MSS 2/059
Scope and Contents This small collection of five notebooks documents John Wiley's medical education at Jefferson Medical College, 1835-1837, and gives some sketchy information about his later professional life.The heart of the collection consists of one volume of Wiley's notes (1835-1837) on the lectures of Jefferson faculty, including: Samuel Colhoun on materia medica; Robley Dunglison on physiology; Jacob Green on chemistry; George McClellan on surgery; Granville Sharp Pattison on anatomy;...
Dates: 1834 - 1855

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