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Charles P. Mercer notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 2/150
Scope and Contents The three Charles P. Mercer notebooks contain a record of his education in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medicine, 1887-1890. Mercer describes cases presented at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania during the clinical instruction of Francis X. Dercum, William Osler, William Pepper, and Horatio C. Wood. Several of Osler's cases were presented at Philadelphia Hospital and the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. ...
Dates: 1887 - 1890

Dyar T. Brainard papers

Identifier: MSS 2/087
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three holograph addresses of Dyar T. Brainard. Although all three are undated, approximate dates, 1813, 1821, and 1823, can be derived from the contents of each address. The third address, circa 1823, may have been the annual dissertation delivered to the Connecticut State Medical Society; the other two addresses may have been given before the New London County Medical Association. The first address, circa 1813, describes an unknown disease treated...
Dates: 1813 - 1823

Ernest Spiegel papers

Identifier: MSS 2/251
Overview Ernest A. Spiegel, M.D., was an Austrian-born internationally recognized neurologist. He emigrated to the United States in 1930, where he spent much of his career at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He finished his career at the National Parkinson FOundation in Miami. Spiegel is well-known for his work in developing the stereotactic technique. He passed away in 1985. The papers of Ernest Spiegel reflect his varied interests in neurological research and publication from his...
Dates: 1895

George Kissam Meynen notes on the lectures of N. M. Shaffer

Identifier: MSS 2/309
Scope and Contents Volume of notes taken by George Kissam Meynen on orthopedic surgery clinics and lectures of Newton M. Shaffer in the Medical Department of New York University, 1884 Sept. 20-1885 Feb. 13. Includes case histories of individual patients treated at New York Orthopaedic Dispensary and Hospital.
Dates: 1884-1885.

Joseph DeFeher notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/289
Scope and Contents Volume, assembled by Joseph DeFeher, of chest radiographs with brief case histories of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania pulmonary infection patients treated with injections of "Guajakodyl", 1937-1940. Several patients treated at Rush Hospital for Consumption and Allied Diseases. Includes photostats of letters to John W. Cass concerning experiences with compound.
Dates: 1937 - 1940

Manuscript archives of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP 1/001-01
Overview The Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia created during organization in 1787. Secretary is the appointed officer of record whose original duties included maintenance of College minutes and transactions and preservation of its documents and correspondence.This collection holds correspondence, financial papers, reports, medical cases, and fellowship applications and resignations, 1787-1847, kept by the Secretaries of the College of Physicians of...
Dates: 1787 - 1847

Notes on influenza at OC 16 (Philadelphia, U.S.) General Hospital

Identifier: MSS 449
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of handwritten notes and letters. The first few pages of notes are written on the backs of scrap Army Field Service: Infectious Diseases forms, and include subsequent handwritten addendums with notations on where they belong in the notes. The letters indicate that Bradbury and Krumbhaar intended their findings to be shared with authorities in the management of the Influenza Pandemic, and through publications.
Dates: 1918

Notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Hospital

Identifier: MSS 2/208
Scope and Contents Volume of notes taken by an unidentified student on the lectures of Joseph Carson on materia medica, William Pepper on the theory and practice of medicine, and Henry H. Smith on surgery in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1862 December 2-1863 January 29, and R. A. F. Penrose on obstetrics at Philadelphia Hospital, 1862 December 10-1863 February 6. Three case descriptions presented by J. M. Da Costa at the hospital are also included.
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Samuel Jackson papers

Identifier: MSS 2/167
Scope and Contents This small collection of Samuel Jackson material contains letters written and received by him, a case history, two bills, and a recipe, 1835-1864. Most of the letters received and the case history concern descriptions and treatments of epileptics by physicians, generally alumni of the University of Pennsylvania who were practicing in the southern United States. The physicians are: Richard D. Arnold, William B. Cochran, Francis H. Deane, S. C. Gleaves, Virginius W. Harrison,...
Dates: 1835 - 1864

Thomas Hewson essay on the treatment of varicose veins

Identifier: MSS 2/229-02
Scope and Contents Essay read to College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 29 Oct. 1833, describing cause of varicose veins and treatment by surgery and application of pressure. Includes case description from Pennsylvania Hospital.
Dates: 1833