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Ernest Spiegel papers

Identifier: MSS 2/251
Overview Ernest A. Spiegel, M.D., was an Austrian-born internationally recognized neurologist. He emigrated to the United States in 1930, where he spent much of his career at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He finished his career at the National Parkinson FOundation in Miami. Spiegel is well-known for his work in developing the stereotactic technique. He passed away in 1985. The papers of Ernest Spiegel reflect his varied interests in neurological research and publication from his...
Dates: 1895

Francis Clark Wood papers I

Identifier: MSS 2/228-01
Scope and Contents This collection is the larger of two collections of Francis C. Wood's papers, the other being MSS 2/0228-02. This extensive collection (1892-1989) chronicles the life and career of a 20th century physician, scientist, soldier, administrator, and teacher. The collection is divided roughly evenly among the different phases of his life and career. Because Dr. Wood was a leader in both his community and profession, the collection documents the activities and functioning of many institutions and...
Dates: 1892 - 1989

George Bacon Wood letters to Caroline Wood

Identifier: MSS 2/039-03
Scope and Contents This collection, spanning 1856 to 1858, consists of signed autograph letters sent by George Bacon Wood to his wife, Caroline, while she was visiting family in Greenwich, New Jersey. In these letters, Wood describes the events at home in Philadelphia, including his lectures at the University of Pennsylvania; the visits of friends, family members, and students; the progress of his latest book; and meetings of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Other letters in the collection were...
Dates: 1856 - 1858

James Macgill essays

Identifier: MSS 2/315
Scope and Contents Volume of essays delivered to unidentified medical society in Edinburgh, 1753, concerning rickets; phlebotomy as a treatment for fever; and history and practice of medicine.
Dates: 1753

Lecture and Event Files of the Communication and Development Departments

Identifier: CPP 11/01-02
Overview The Office of Advancement of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia was formed in 2015 by the merging of two departments: the Communications Department and the Development Department, which were created in 1988 and 1987, respectively. The functions of the Office of Advancement include all aspects of fundraising; public relations for the entire College; and administration of the Fellowship and Friends of the Mütter, a membership program open to the public which supports the Mütter Museum....
Dates: 1992-1995

Lecture and Event Files of the Office of Operations

Identifier: CPP 8/002-01
Overview In 2010, the Office of Operations was organized to oversee hospitality, front of house and receptionist, visitor services, hall and grounds, renovations, security, and the parking lot. Previously, at least as far back as 1991, the management of facilities and special events fell under the responsibilities of the Office of Institutional Advancement (as of 2015, merged with Office of Development and External Affairs and Office of Communications into the Office of Advancement). While the Office...
Dates: 1975-2019; Majority of material found in 1991-2007

Lecture and Event Files of the Office of the Secretary

Identifier: CPP 1/010
Overview The office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was created during the organization of the College in 1787. The Secretary is the appointed officer of record. The position's original duties were to record the minutes and transactions of the College and preserve its documents and correspondence.As of 2018, the Office of the Secretary is still active; however, these records are now documented through the Executive Office. The Lecture and Event Files...
Dates: 1875-1988

Medical Society of New Haven County letter to John Redman Coxe

Identifier: MSS 3/014
Scope and Contents Letter, 1790 July 18, opening communications with College of Physicians of Philadelphia in response to letter of April 1789 and expressing support for an American pharmacopoeia and need for pharmaceutical standards. Signed by Committee of Correspondence, Ebenezer Beardsley, Elnathan Beach, Leverett Hubbard, Eneas Munson, and Samuel Nesbitt.
Dates: 1790-07-18

Members of the Section on General Medicine

Identifier: CPP 12/011-02
Overview The Section on General Medicine was established in 1897. Its first Chair was James C. Wilson. The Section was disbanded in 1965.
Dates: 1965

Minutes of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia

Identifier: MSS 3/003-03
Scope and Contents The volumes contain the minutes and proceedings of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia, maintained by the Secretary, from the society's formation 29 September 1857 to 14 October 1869 and 23 April 1887 to 27 June 1901. Included are descriptions of specimens displayed to the society, membership propositions, committee reports, discussions, annual reports of the treasurer, and records of "private sessions", meetings in which the official administrative business of the society was...
Dates: 1857 - 1901

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