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Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst photograph collection

Identifier: P-APCA
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 350 photographs of surgical techniques, practices, and cases which require surgery; orthopedic surgery patients; skiagraphs of fractured bones; and other related images. The majority of the images can be found in Ashhurst's Surgery; its principles and practice, for students and practitioners (1914).
Dates: circa 1900-1920

Collection of dermatological illustrations and photographs

Identifier: MSS 2/360
Overview This collection consists of over 1800 illustrations, engravings, and photographs of skin conditions taken from various sources (journals and books) and pasted on black paper, often with a description on the verso. Also included in this collection are an incomplete set of the Stereoscopic Skin Clinic stereograph cards by Selden Irwin Rainforth, 1910; and various dermatological stereograph cards with descriptions from Albert Niesser's Stereoskopischer Medizinischer Atlas, 1894-1911....
Dates: circa 1895-1922

Notes on the lectures of Alexander Monro

Identifier: MSS 2/327
Overview The collection contains two manuscript volumes of notes, 1786 Jan. 12-[17]86 Apr. 5, taken by an unknown author of lectures given by Alexander Monro, 1737-1817. Alexander Monro held the chair of anatomy at the University of Edinburgh during the period the notes were recorded. The subjects discussed in the first volume of notes include general anatomy, jaundice, hernia, pregnancy, and teeth. The subjects covered in the second volume include teeth, surgery, hernia, dropsy, tumors, hair lip, ear,...
Dates: 1786

Oscar V. Batson photograph and illustration collection

Identifier: P-BAT
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, negatives, pencil drawings, and other images related to Dr. Oscar Batson's work. It was donated to the Mütter Museum by his wife, Mrs. Eleanor Batson, along with numerous medical instruments and pathological specimens. The collection of photographs was transferred to the Library on September 22, 2016.

Please see the link below for an inventory list.
Dates: circa 1940s-1960s; undated

S. D. Risley papers

Identifier: MSS 2/006
Scope and Contents This collection of S. D. Risley's professional papers, 18811913, consist of ophthalmological case records, 1886-1908, many from the Philadelphia Polyclinic and College for Graduates in Medicine; a surgeon's report of Wills Eye Hospital, 1901; manuscript and typescript versions of articles concerning ophthalmology, cataract and other eye diseases, and surgical instruments and treatments, 1881-1913; correspondence, reports, and related materials concerning eye examinations for school...
Dates: 1881 - 1913

Sturgis-Faber collection

Identifier: P-SFABER
Overview Medical illustrations, portraits, and other original artwork by Hermann Faber, and his two sons, Ludwig E. and Erwin F., of Philadelphia, for George A. Piersol's 1907 edition of Human Anatomy and other publications. Approximately 300 items in 6 boxes. A full inventory of the items is available in the Library's card catalog.
Dates: circa 1907