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By-laws and Records of Books Borrowed

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Identifier: CPP 13/012
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 Records of book borrowed collection dates from 1792 to 1894, and holds by-laws for the Library from...
Dates: 1855-1894

Catalogue of the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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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 from Fellows requesting Library privileges for non-Fellows

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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

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

List of monetary contributions to the catalogue revision

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Identifier: CPP 13/010-05
Overview Previously catalogued as 10a 310.
Dates: 14 December 1905

List of portraits, engravings, busts, statues, and curios displayed in the various rooms and halls of the College

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Identifier: CPP 10/008-04
Overview The Library Committee of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia became a standing committee in 1834. The by-laws of this year state that the Library Committee “shall attend to the increase and preservation of the Library...they shall purchase books and carry into effect all such regulations pertaining to the Library...and shall present a report upon its condition.” At this time, the chairman of the Library Committee acted as the Librarian of the College. In 1863, the Office of the Librarian...
Dates: 1897-1915