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Identifier: CPP 5/004-01
Scope and Contents sent from the Treasurer of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1877 Dec. 5-1904 Feb. 26, and folders of letters received with occasional letters sent by the Treasurer, 1877-1901. Most of the correspondence derives from the tenure of Charles Stewart Wurts, with some later material from treasurers Henry M. Fisher and Richard H. Harte.The correspondence concerns annual appropriations to College committees; payment of annual dues and initiation fees of College Fellows; mortgages...
Dates: 1877 - 1904
Identifier: CPP 8/002-01
Overview In 2010, the Office of Operations was organized to oversee hospitality, front of house and receptionist, visitor services, hall and grounds, renovations, security, and the parking lot. Previously, at least as far back as 1991, the management of facilities and special events fell under the responsibilities of the Office of Institutional Advancement (as of 2015, merged with Office of Development and External Affairs and Office of Communications into the Office of Advancement). While the Office...
Dates: 1975-2019; Majority of material found in 1991-2007
Identifier: CPP 13/013
Overview Established in 1788, the Library of the College of Physicians served as Philadelphia's central medical library for over 150 years, serving medical schools, hospitals, physicians and other health professionals. Today, it is an independent research library devoted to the history of medicine and serves hundreds of scholars, health professionals, students and popular writers each year.The Letters from Fellows requesting Library privileges for non-Fellows collection spans the years 1870...
Dates: 1870-1951; 1975; undated; Majority of material found in 1910-1940
Identifier: CPP 17
Overview The Publications collection ranges in date from 1910 to circa 2012 and consists of brochures and pamphlets, calendars, newsletters, and directories published by the College of Physicians, as well as several brief histories of the College written by former Fellows. Of note are short-lived staff newletters, dating from 1988 to 1995; the Fellows Forum, a monthly newletter produced for Fellows of the College from 1974-2006, and eventually replaced with monthly email updates in 2006 (printed); and...
Dates: 1891 - 2012
Identifier: CPP 10/030
Overview The College of Physicians was founded in 1787 as a private medical society devoted to the advancement of medical education, research, and guidance of the medical profession itself. In order to help fulfill these goals, the College’s Fellowship have garnered impressive resources including a biomedical library in 1788, a medical museum in 1858, an institute for the history of medicine in 1976, and museum education programs in 2006. These resources are housed in a building constructed in 1909 at...
Dates: 1833-1995 (gaps)
Identifier: CPP 4/001-01
Scope and Contents The records of the censors of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, spanning 1836 to 1931, consist of a minute book, censors’ reports, correspondence between censors and secretaries, and material relating to various charges of misconduct among Fellows. One of the best documented cases in the collection, dating from the 1890s, involves Joseph Price, who was accused of verbally attacking the personal and professional reputation of Charles B. Penrose. Other physicians, such as F. H. Getchell...
Dates: 1836 - 1931
Identifier: CPP 10/011-02
Overview The Records of the Committee on Fellowship span the years 1983 to 1892, although the bulk of the material dates from 1974 to 1978. Included in the collection are three volumes of list of Fellows and deceased Fellows, dating from 1973 to 1892, and 1918 to 1979. Correspondence and reports from meetings and regarding the status are Fellows date from 1949 to 1978.The Committee on Fellowship became a standing Committee of the College of Physicians in 1972. The by-laws of this year...
Dates: 1873-1892; 1918-1978
Identifier: CPP 10/011-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the Committee on Fellowship, spanning 1964 to 1990, consists of agendas and minutes from meetings of the Committee on Fellowship; reports, lists, and correspondence documenting the procedure for electing new Fellows; unsuccessful Fellowship applications; and material on the College's Continuing Medical Education and Annual Giving programs.Series 1 and 2 contain agendas and minutes from meetings of the Committee on Fellowship. Present in Series 3 are...
Dates: 1964 - 1990
Identifier: CPP 10/032
Overview The Committee on Nominations for College Elections makes recommendations for nominations of candidates for the Board of Trustees (formerly the Council) and other standing committees of the College. The Committee and its members were not listed in Transactions & Studies until 1973, but because the earliest records in this collection date to the 1930s, some earlier form of the Committee on Nominations must have existed.As of 2018, this is still an active committee.The...
Dates: 1935-1940; 1970-1978
Identifier: CPP 11/01-01
Overview The Office of Advancement of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia was formed in 2015 by the merging of two departments: the Communications Department and the Development Department, which were created in 1988 and 1987, respectively. The functions of the Office of Advancement include all aspects of fundraising; public relations for the entire College; and administration of the Fellowship and Friends of the Mütter, a membership program open to the public which supports the Mütter Museum....
Dates: 1978 - 1999
- Subject: Fellows X
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia 4
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on Fellowship 2
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 2
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of Advancement 2
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 2
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Censors 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on Nominations for College Elections 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Treasurer 1
- McDaniel, W. B., II (Walton Brooks) 1
- Mütter Museum 1 ∧ less