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George Edmund de Schweinitz papers

Identifier: MSS 2/109
Overview The George Edmunds de Schweinitz Papers collection documents portions of de Schweinitz’s professional medical career, largely from 1901 to 1918. George Edmund de Schweinitz was a prominent ophthalmologist, born in Philadelphia on October 26th, 1858. He worked and lectured at several hospitals and schools in the Philadelphia region until the late 1920s, and also made significant contributions to ophthalmological literature. The collection contains three series: “Correspondence,” “Writings,” and...
Dates: 1901-1918, 1921, 1933, undated

H. Edgar Keely notebook and casebook

Identifier: MSS 2/303
Scope and Contents Student notebook used by H. Edgar Keely at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Jefferson Medical College, 1904-1908, including examination and review questions, particularly on anatomy, materia medica, and pathology, and casebook of opthalmological patient records, nos. 5-203, 1912 Aug. 17-1915 Apr. 1, documenting medical practice in Philadelphia, Pa. Records list patient name, address, occupation, medical history, diagnosis, vision examination, and treatment. Includes two folders of items...
Dates: 1904 - 1915

Hospital journal

Identifier: MSS 2/332
Scope and Contents The collections consists of a journal, [18]88 Mar.-Apr., containing entries recorded by the staff of a hospital or clinic operated by Dr. William Alexander Hammond, 1828-1900. The volume documents the condition and care of patients, often including which if any medications were administered. The phrase "Night Orders Dr. Hammond" appears on the front cover of the volume. Dr. Hammond’s signature appears frequently throughout the journal.
Dates: 1888

John Meigs, Jr. notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/305
Scope and Contents Notebook, 1832, of physician John Meigs, including recipes, notes on various medical authors, and notes on midwifery lectures of R. D. Mussey at the New Hampshire Medical Institution.
Dates: 1832

Joseph DeFeher notebook

Identifier: MSS 2/289
Scope and Contents Volume, assembled by Joseph DeFeher, of chest radiographs with brief case histories of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania pulmonary infection patients treated with injections of "Guajakodyl", 1937-1940. Several patients treated at Rush Hospital for Consumption and Allied Diseases. Includes photostats of letters to John W. Cass concerning experiences with compound.
Dates: 1937 - 1940

Records of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Identifier: MSS 6/014-01
Overview Established in 1855, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was the first hospital in the United States to care exclusively for children, and was key in establishing the foundations of modern day pediatric medicine. Medical staff members at CHOP have been at the forefront of innovation for decades, and their work has had impacts which can be seen to this day, in the form of the Isolette Incubator, the Measles vaccine, and its participation in The Human Genome Project. The Children's Hospital...
Dates: 1855 - 2006