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Edward Oram Shakespeare papers

Identifier: MSS 2/338
Scope and Contents The papers of Edward Oram Shakespeare reflect the versatility of his interests. The bulk of the medically-related papers concern his work on the Cholera Commission, as an attendee at the International Sanitary Conference and during his service in the Spanish American War. Other medical material includes publications and correspondence. Most of non-medical material consists of family papers, which contain a great deal of genealogical material.Original order was almost completely...
Dates: 1727 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1900

Frank Fisher papers

Identifier: MSS 2/048
Scope and Contents This small collection of Frank Fisher materials contains correspondence, a pathological report, two miscellaneous items, and some financial bills and receipts. Series 1 contains 20 letters received by Frank Fisher and 1 letter which he wrote, 1891-1908. Many of these items deal with ophthalmological matters or patients of Fisher. Notable items include: a letter, 1908, from Blanche Bard Dailey concerning Fisher's charges; a referral from L. Webster Fox (ca.1891?); case...
Dates: 1879 - 1908

George S. Crampton papers

Identifier: MSS 2/189
Scope and Contents This small collection of biographical information, correspondence, photographs, maps, and awards, 1894-1988, highlights notable events in the career of George Sumner Crampton.Series 1 contains biographical information, primarily printed, 1894-1988, concerning George S. Crampton, his work, and his wife's family, the Smedes family. A miscellaneous collection of Crampton's correspondence, 1903-1959, is in Series 2. Most of these letters are personal, though many...
Dates: 1894 - 1959

Howard Mellor patient records

Identifier: MSS 2/052
Scope and Contents This small collection of Howard Mellor's ophthalmological patient records, 1894-1906, gives a detailed understanding not only of his private practice in Philadelphia but also of ophthalmological practices, procedures, and prescriptions current at this time. The two volumes of patient records are arranged by number (assigned chronologically as admitted) and include each patient's name, age, address, ailment or complaint, and Mellor's detailed notes on the progress of the case....
Dates: 1894 - 1921

L. Webster Fox papers

Identifier: MSS 2/335
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of personal correspondence between L. Webster Fox and Mrs. Fox (Beatrice Bickerton) both before and after their marriage. The collection also contains other family correspondence, clippings about Dr. Fox's medical practice, a small number of documents relating to the Medico-Chirurgical College, and family memorabilia. There is a photo of Dr. and Mrs. Fox with others on a trip to Alaska.Series 1 contains Dr. Fox's letters to and from...
Dates: 1888 - 1939

S. D. Risley papers

Identifier: MSS 2/006
Scope and Contents This collection of S. D. Risley's professional papers, 18811913, consist of ophthalmological case records, 1886-1908, many from the Philadelphia Polyclinic and College for Graduates in Medicine; a surgeon's report of Wills Eye Hospital, 1901; manuscript and typescript versions of articles concerning ophthalmology, cataract and other eye diseases, and surgical instruments and treatments, 1881-1913; correspondence, reports, and related materials concerning eye examinations for school...
Dates: 1881 - 1913

William Zentmayer memoir of Dr. Posey

Identifier: MSS 2/105
Scope and Contents Recounts William Campbell Posey’s education, published works, and professional career in ophthalmology. Memoir read before the Section on Ophthalmology of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 18 Oct. 1934, and College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 7 Jan. 1935.

Also published as: Zentmayer, William "Memoir of Dr. William Campbell Posey," Transactions of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, ser. 4, vol. 2 (1934), pp. xxiiixxviii.
Dates: 1834