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Alexander Jackson notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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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.

Charles G. Fowler lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

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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...

Frank J. Hartman papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...

Fred D. Weidman papers

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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...

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

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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.

John Atlee notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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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...

John Freeman notes on lectures from the University of Michigan

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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....

John Wiley papers

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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;...

Jonathan Faust notebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/071
Scope and Contents Volume documents Jonathan N. Faust’s education at Jefferson Medical College, 1866-1867, and contains recipes, Faust family genealogical material, and miscellaneous material, 1867-1881. Pages 167 contain notes on medical clinic of J. M. Da Costa and surgical clinic of Samuel D. Gross and notes from lectures of John B. Biddle on materia medica; Samuel H. Dickson on practice of medicine; Robley Dunglison on institutes of medicine; William H. Pancoast on anatomy; B. Howard Rand on chemistry;...

Nathan L. Hatfield papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/213
Scope and Contents This small collection of Nathan L. Hatfield's papers, 1821-1826, documents his medical education and early career and personal interests. The collection contains notes on lectures from both the University of Pennsylvania and the first session of Jefferson Medical College. Also included are a few samples of Hatfield's writings, such as the draft of an application to the Managers of the Philadelphia Alms House for resident student status, essays, a eulogy on Samuel Williston Lebeau, and the...

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