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Catalogue of the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 Item
Identifier: CPP 13/010-01
Overview Volume 1 - Part I: A-M

Volume 2 - Part II: N-Z

Previously catalogued as 10a 128.
Dates: 1875

Letters received by the Office of the Librarian I

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Identifier: CPP 13/003-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters received, 1875-1942, by the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The bulk of the letters, 1884-1934, are addressed to Charles Perry Fisher, and several contain drafts of his replies. Most of these letters concern donations of books, pamphlets, reprints, manuscript material, photographs, bookplates, medals, and oil paintings to the College of Physicians and its Library. There are also letters concerning medical library policies and...
Dates: 1875-1942

Letters received by the Office of the Librarian II

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 13/003-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters received, 1884-1932, by Charles Perry Fisher of the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Occasional drafts of replies are included. The letters concern the acquisition, through donation, purchase, or exchange, of books, pamphlets, journals, reprints, incunabula, manuscript material, photographs, bookplates, medals, and oil paintings. There are also letters concerning medical library policies and procedures; the organization of the...
Dates: 1884-1932

Library exhibition labels

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Identifier: CPP 13/009-01
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. This collection, Library exhibtion labels, dates from the 1960s through 1997, although the bulk of the material...
Dates: circa 1960s - 1997; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1975

Minutes of the Library Committee of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 10/008-02
Overview The Library Committee of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia became a standing committee in 1834. At this time, the chairman of the Library Committee acted as the Librarian of the College. In 1863, the Office of the Librarian was created, and the duties of the Library Committee were reduced to the "general supervision of the Library of the College".

This collection (1951-1981) includes minutes, financial statements, and correspondence.
Dates: 1951 - 1981

Records concerning the S. Weir Mitchell Associates

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Identifier: CPP 13/005-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the records of Elliott H. Morse, Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1954 to 1981, concerning the S. Weir Mitchell Associates. The collection, spanning 1959 to 1988, includes correspondence with S. Weir Mitchell Associates, business correspondence, minutes of the S. Weir Mitchell Associates Committee, financial records, materials pertaining to annual meeting banquets and recruiting dinners, George I. Blumstein papers, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1959-1988; Majority of material found in 1960-1970

Records of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library I

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Identifier: CPP 13/008-01
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 College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library records (1882 to 2005) extensively documents the administration...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1953-2007; 1807-2007

Records of the Consumer Health Information Center (CHIC)

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Identifier: CPP 20
Overview In 1995, the C. Everett Koop Community Health Information Center (CHIC) opened, operated by the Katherine A. Shaw Public Services Division of the Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The CHIC was a community resource that provided the public with access to the latest information about medical and health concerns. Available resources included electronic information, journals, newsletters, pamphlets, videocassettes, and a circulating collection of books. The CHIC was operated...
Dates: 1991 - 2001