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Alexander Rush papers

Identifier: MSS 2/243
Scope and Contents This small collection of Alexander Rush's papers, 1931-1984, with some earlier material, documents his personal life, professional career, and interest in his ancestor, Benjamin Rush, and includes lectures and addresses, writings, awards, certificates, diplomas, and photographs.Series 1 contains letters, a passport, curricula vitae, bibliographies, and printed material concerning Rush's life and career, 1922-1984. Material, 1812-1981, concerning Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) is in...

Autograph case of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP-AUTO
Scope and Contents Autograph collections were popular during the 19th century. Individual collectors and libraries sought autographs, manuscripts, letters, and signatures of well-known people. The Historical Medical Library maintains its own collection of autographs, likely compiled by previous librarians. The collection consists mainly of correspondence; however, a good number are facsimiles of the original held at other institutions. Please visit the link below for an inventory of the autographs...

Awards and certificates collection

 Collection — Flat File: no. 2, Drawer: 2
Identifier: AC.1
Overview This collection consists of awards, certificates, and diplomas found during the archives survey in the summer and fall of 2015. This is an artifical collection, meaning that few of the items have connections amongst them, and are related only by form.

These items also seemingly have no links to any collections currently in the Archives.

Edward Oram Shakespeare papers

Identifier: MSS 2/338
Scope and Contents The papers of Edward Oram Shakespeare reflect the versatility of his interests. The bulk of the medically-related papers concern his work on the Cholera Commission, as an attendee at the International Sanitary Conference and during his service in the Spanish American War. Other medical material includes publications and correspondence. Most of non-medical material consists of family papers, which contain a great deal of genealogical material.Original order was almost completely...

Frederick LaMotte Santee certificates and photographs

Identifier: MSS 399
Overview Dr. Frederick LaMotte Santee was born in Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania, on 17 September 1906, to Dr. Charles LaMotte Santee and Verna (Lloyd) Santee. In 1938, he received his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University.During World War II, Santee served in the United States Navy medical corps, and then as a physician in a Baltimore, Maryland, housing development. He returned to Wapwollopen in 1954 to work in his father’s private practice, where he and his father provided inexpensive, and often...

Joseph Coates certificate

Identifier: MSS 2/265
Scope and Contents Certificate, 1815 Feb. 25, admitting Joseph Coates as honorary member of Philadelphia Medical Society; signed by Benjamin Smith Barton and Mordecai Morgan.

Ludwig Loeb diploma and certificates

Identifier: MSS 2/198
Scope and Contents This small collection documenting Ludwig Loeb's medical education in 1890 contains his M.D. diploma from Jefferson Medical College, a certificate of attendance in an anatomy course at the Philadelphia School of Anatomy and Surgery, and a certificate of attendance in a course of practical obstetrics at the Philadelphia Lying in Charity.

Paul E. Bechet papers

Identifier: MSS 381
Overview Paul Esnard Bechet was born July 28, 1881 and died January 3, 1962. In 1903, he received his medical degree from Tulane University. Early in his career, Bechet assisted during the yellow fever epidemic of 1905 in New Orleans. From 1909 to 1934, Bechet worked at the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital as a clinical assistant, assistant physician, and physician. In his later life, he owned a private medical practice in Elizabeth, New Jersey.The Paul E. Bechet papers consist of the...

Philip Gordon Kitchen papers

Identifier: MSS 2/342
Scope and Contents Contents: Recipe book/scrapbook -- Medical license registration certificate, May 18, 1893 -- American Medical Association membership certificate, no. 17452 (undated) -- Invoice forms -- Envelopes containing tags from books formerly on display now a) Retained in the Library b) Removed from the Library

Records of The Frederick Brown Company

Identifier: MSS 5/005
Overview The Frederick Brown Company was founded by Frederick Brown (March 12, 1796 – February 27, 1864) after he began producing Brown’s Essence of Jamaica Ginger in 1822. Brown began production on the corner of Chestnut and 5th Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Frederick Brown Company was successful as their Essence of Jamaica Ginger was a popular household medicine and remedy. The Frederick Brown Collection consists of two series. Series I contains a variety of personal and family papers,...