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Alexander Rush papers

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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...
Dates: 1812 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1984

Charles F. Guillou papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/253
Scope and Contents The collection, 1818-1899, contains autobiographical reminiscences and sketchbooks documenting the naval career and voyages of surgeon Charles F. Guillou. Also included are several letters, family papers and obituaries, and photographs.Series 1 contains several volumes of Guillou's incomplete autobiographical reminiscences, describing his childhood; education, classmates, and faculty at the American Classicaljand Military Lyceum; experiences in Cuba in 1836; courtship and...
Dates: 1818 - 1899

Edward Oram Shakespeare papers

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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...
Dates: 1727 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1900

J. Montgomery Deaver papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/124
Scope and Contents This small collection of Deaver family papers, 1903-1978, assembled by J. Montgomery Deaver, contains biographical information on family members; financial material, particularly papers concerning the estate of Deaver's mother, Caroline Randall Deaver; two typescript addresses on surgical topics by Deaver's father, John B. Deaver; and several photographs of John B. Deaver and J. Montgomery Deaver.
Dates: 1903 - 1978

John Dauntesey recipe book

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Identifier: MSS 2/070
Scope and Contents Volume contains recipes, manuscript copies of printed medical and chemical works, and genealogical information, 16521683. Volume contains recipes and prescriptions in English and Latin, in various hands, on pages 110 and 111212. There are several references to James Blackburn, who may have owned or compiled the volume originally, then given it to John Dauntesey in 1652. Several prescriptions are specifics against plague. Pages 11100 contain manuscript copy of works printed in London in...
Dates: 1652 - 1683

John Ecky papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/328
Scope and Contents Organized into three series: I. Diary, 1845-1849. II. Recipe book, 1851-1866. III. Miscellaneous, 1842-1915.The collection contains a diary, 1845-1849, recipe book, 1851-1866, and miscellaneous items, 1842-1915, documenting the professional and personal life of Philadelphia (Pa.) apothecary John H. Ecky (b. 1812). Series 1 consists of a diary, 1845-1849. The diary contains periodic, sometimes daily, entries regarding primarily Mr. Ecky’s personal life. Entries of medical interest...
Dates: 1842 - 1915; Majority of material found within 1842 - 1866

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;...
Dates: 1866 - 1881

Maud Richards collection on the Ashhurst, Eyre, and Leiper family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/073
Scope and Contents This small collection of genealogical research, photographs, printed material, and manuscript material, 1813-1964, assembled by Maud Richards, documents the history of members of the Ashhurst, Eyre, and Leiper families of Philadelphia.Series 1 contains a manuscript genealogy, compiled circa 1933, with information on the Eyre, Connolly, Little, and Ashhurst families. Many original manuscript items, chiefly receipts, payment orders, and signature cuttings, have been inserted...
Dates: 1813 - 1964

Max B. Lurie papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/115
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, personal papers, addresses, and writings, 1926-1967, of Max B. Lurie, documenting his life, professional career, and research into genetic resistance to tuberculosis.Lurie's professional correspondence, 1928-1966, is preserved in Series 1. Principal correspondents are Lurie's colleagues or collaborators in tuberculosis research, many of them associated with the Henry Phipps Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, including Samuel...
Dates: 1926 - 1957

Nelson Isham commonplace book

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Identifier: MSS 2/025
Scope and Contents The bulk of the volume contains Isham's notes on the lecture courses of Eli Ives on disease of children and materia medica at Yale in 1826 and 1827. The notes describe the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of infants and children (pp. 2-98) and different medications and their uses (pp.101-132). There is a topical index to the lecture notes on page 233. The remainder of the commonplace book contains medical recipes and prescriptions (pp.99-100 and 171-193); a...
Dates: 1826 - 1831

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