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Identifier: MSS 2/029
Overview The Albert S. Ashmead papers (1875-1910) is a fine collection documenting the professional experiences of a well-known American leprologist. The focus of the collection is Ashmead's correspondence with other leprologist and international figures concerning the 1897 Berlin lepra conference. The collection also contains manuscripts of Ashmead's articles, the text for an unpublished anthology on Japanese medicine, and research notes and translations of articles concerning leprosy and...
Dates: 1869 - 1910
Identifier: MSS 2/207-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts, printed material, and photographs, drawings, and slides, 1901-1983, documenting the career and research of pediatrician Charles C. Chapple. The bulk of the collection concerns Chapple's work on congenital dislocation of the hip in infants; fetal abnormalities and developmental defects; and the development of the Chapple Incubator and Isolette.Series 1 contains miscellaneous correspondence and printed...
Dates: 1901 - 1983
Identifier: MSS 2/134
Scope and Contents This small collection contains three brief holograph manuscripts, 1890-1891, of C. E. Brown Sequard. Two of the manuscripts, "Nouvelles remarques" and "Histoire et critique" concern the therapeutic use of animal testicular extract as an aid to rejuvenation and a specific against diseases such as tuberculosis. The third manuscript, "De la perte de connaissance" concerns epilepsy. All three manuscripts were published, "Nouvelles remarques" in Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des seances et...
Dates: 1890 - 1891
Identifier: MSS 2/033
Scope and Contents The Charles H. Frazier Papers are divided into three series: a general file, 1901-1941; medical manuscripts, papers, and reprints, 1914-1942; and a medical case file [patient records], 1900-1945. Series 1 contains biographical and bibliographical data of Charles H. Frazier; his correspondence; instructional notes and other documents related to his teaching of medicine; records of the various activities, medical as well as social, in which he was engaged; and personal and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1900 - 1945
Identifier: MSS 2/348
Overview The Daniel Joseph McCarthy Papers document portions of McCarthy’s medical career, particularly his writings and addresses on psychiatry and medical jurisprudence. As a prominent neurologist and medical jurisprudence expert, McCarthy treated wounded soldiers in the First World War, taught for thirty-five years at the University of Pennsylvania, and founded several research and benevolent medical foundations. The collection contains three series; “Writings and Addresses,” “Subject Files,” and...
Dates: 1902, 1921-1933, undated
Identifier: MSS 2/344
Overview Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1899 - 1992; 1825 - 1992
Identifier: MSS 2/319
Scope and Contents Organized into four series: I. Manuscripts, 1940 & 1955. II. Typescripts, 1921-1941. III. Galley proof[n.d.] IV. Reprints, 1920-1945.The collection contains manuscripts, 1940 & 1955, typescripts, 1921-1941, a galley proof, [n.d.], and reprints, 1920-1945, documenting Dr. Edward L. Bauer’s career with the Department of Health of the City of Philadelphia. The collection also contains a few items post-dating Dr. Bauer’s employment at the Department of Health. Series 1 consists...
Dates: 1920 - 1955
Identifier: MSS 2/039-04
Overview The George Bacon Wood Papers collection documents George Bacon Wood’s professional and personal life from 1813 to 1870. Dr. George Bacon Wood was an accomplished physician and author, and also lectured at several medical institutions in the Philadelphia region. Materials located in the collection include correspondence, manuscript drafts, lecture notes, financial material, and some graphic material. The collection contains six series arranged by their relative size: “Correspondence,”...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1813-1870; 1793-1921
Identifier: 10a 48
Scope and Contents One volume (169 pages) containing prescriptions and some household formulae at end. Flyleaf is dated 1815 and bottom entry on p.88 is dated 21 Aug. 1826. Includes references to Drs. Borrows, Samuel Jackson, Physick, Ferriar, et al.
Identifier: MSS 2/331
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a bound manuscript volume titled "Instituzioni della Chirurgia," ca. 1600-1650, a transcription of the text, [n.d.], and an annotated English translation typescript of the text, [n.d.]. The manuscript volume is divided into four parts: Institutes of Surgery; Phisology (labelled Part I); On Pathology (labelled Part II); and On Therapeutics (labelled Part III). Each part contains a preface and chapters. The chapters in the first part are Origin of medicine, On surgery...
Dates: circa 1600-1650
- Subject: Manuscripts (documents) X
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia 3
- University of Pennsylvania 3
- University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 2
- American Association for the History of Medicine 1
- Ashhurst (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Ashmead, Albert S. 1
- Bache, Franklin 1
- Barton, E.H. (Edward H.) 1
- Bauer, Edward L. (Edward Louis) 1
- Bond, Henry 1
- Bradley, William N. 1
- Brown, Samuel 1
- Brown-Séquard, Charles-Edouard 1
- Cain, D.J. 1
- Caldwell, Thomas L. (Thomas Leaming) 1
- Chapple, Charles C. 1
- Clark, James, Sir 1
- Drake, Daniel 1
- Eyre (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Fenner, E.D. (Erasmus Darwin) 1
- Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 1
- Frazier, Charles H. (Charles Harrison) 1
- Frederick III, German Emperor 1
- Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David) 1
- Harris, Robert P. (Robert Patterson) 1
- Hughson, Walter 1
- Kelsall, Joseph R. 1
- Krumbhaar, E. B. (Edward Bell) 1
- La Roche, René 1
- Leiper (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- McCarthy, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph) 1
- Meigs, Charles D. (Charles Delucena) 1
- Mitchell, Silas Weir 1
- Moultrie, James, Jr. 1
- Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 1
- Parrish, Joseph 1
- Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 1
- Pennsylvania School for the Deaf 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.). Public Health Services 1
- Philadelphia General Hospital 1
- Public Charities Association of Pennsylvania 1
- Richards, Maud (Emma Matilda Ashhurst) 1
- Risley, S. D. (Samuel Doty) 1
- Solis-Cohen, J. (Jacob da Silva) 1
- Spiegel-Adolf, Mona 1
- Steiner, Paul E. (Paul Eby) 1
- United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 65th 1
- University of Pennsylvania. Hospital 1
- Valentin, Louis 1
- Wills Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 1
- Wragg, William T. 1 ∧ less