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D. Heber Plank papers

Identifier: MSS 2/277-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains ten volumes of financial papers documenting the Morgantown, Pa., medical practice of D. Heber Plank, 1868-1908; there are two ledgers and two combined ledger and cash books, six daybooks, and associated financial papers.The ledgers and cash books, 1868-1908, are organized by account name and list the service performed, date, and fee charged; there are occasional notes on cases, patients, and settlement of accounts. Each volume includes an index to...
Dates: 1868 - 1908

Daniel J. Swinney papers

Identifier: MSS 2/085
Scope and Contents This small collection of Daniel J. Swinney's student lecture notes and related papers, recipe book, daybook, and vaccination records, 1808-1827, documents the education and early medical career of an obscure country physician during the early 19th century.The collection is divided into two series. Series 1 concerns Swinney's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1808-1809, and includes a receipt for his 1808-1809 session fee; an 1809 copy of Benjamin Rush's...
Dates: 1808 - 1827

E. A. Santee daybooks and ledgers

Identifier: MSS 2/223-01
Scope and Contents The collection, 1856-1888, contains five daybooks and four ledgers, documenting the medical practice and career of E. A. Santee at Lehman, Shickshinny, Hollenback, Hobbie, and Wapwallopen, in Luzerne County, Pa. Included are some notes and recipes from Jefferson Medical College. Also included are some cash accounts and a ledger of farming accounts of John Santee.
Dates: 1856 - 1911

Jeremiah B. Stubbs correspondence received

Identifier: MSS 2/224
Scope and Contents The collection contains fourteen letters received, 18361848, by Jeremiah B. Stubbs, primarily from his brother, S. B. Stubbs, with matriculation and lecture admission tickets, 1826, from Jefferson Medical College. Several of the letters from S. B. Stubbs and one letter from Samuel Webster describe the conditions, faculty, medical education, and student life at Jefferson during the 1830s and early 1840s; some comparisons are drawn between courses and faculty at Jefferson and...
Dates: 1826 - 1848

John G. Metcalf ledger

Identifier: MSS 2/051
Scope and Contents Financial ledger of John G. Metcalf for practice in Mendon, Mass., and surrounding Worcester County, 18441883. Includes payments in goods or services and occasional notes on inability to pay due to poverty or death. Several patients served and died in Civil War, including Samuel Everton (p. 143) "starved to death by the Rebels at Andersonville, Ga." in 1864. Includes occasional accounts with Town of Mendon for Metcalf’s services as treasurer and for visiting schools.Index to names...
Dates: 1844 - 1883

Peirce family papers

Identifier: MSS 2/308
Scope and Contents The collection contains medical education and personal papers, 1824-1895, of three physicians of the Peirce family of Maine. Series 1 includes volumes of notes, 1824-1825, taken by James H. Peirce on Nathan Smith's lectures on surgery and the theory and practice of physic at the Medical School of Maine. One volume of notes on the anatomy and physiology lectures of John D. Wells is included. The series also includes Peirce's rough notes for an essay, probably his medical...
Dates: 1824 - 1895

Thomas F. and William A. Madill papers

Identifier: MSS 2/035
Scope and Contents This collection of twelve of Thomas F. Madill's daybooks (1857-1892) spans almost his entire professional career and gives a comprehensive view of the daily practice of a country physician in the towns of central Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The daybook entries are chronological and provide each patient's name, a brief description of the medical work, and the charge involved. Many entries refer to pages in a ledger which has not survived as part of the collection. An interesting...
Dates: 1857 - 1898