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E. B. Krumbhaar papers

Identifier: MSS 2/344
Overview Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to...

Elijah Griffiths notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

Identifier: 10a 106
Scope and Contents Volume 2 (97 leaves) of a set of lecture notes from Benjamin Rush’s lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania. Includes conclusion of lectures on physiology (digestion, nutrition and reproduction), pathology (causes of disease), and therapeutics.

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...

Fred D. Weidman papers

Identifier: MSS 2/182
Scope and Contents The collection of Fred D. Weidman's papers, 1896-1933 contains student notebooks and papers; correspondence and reports concerning a 1926 survey on fungal disease; drawings and photographs; and some miscellaneous writings.The bulk of the collection is concerned with Weidman's education, both in secondary school and in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Series 1 contains 28 volumes of student notes on many subjects. The notes from Weidman's medical...

G. H. Wikoff notes on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

Identifier: Z10 5
Scope and Contents The two volumes contain notes on lectures by Chapman, the first of which is dated 1833. The lectures were delivered either at the University of Pennsylvania or at the Medical Institute of Philadelphia. Volume one (211 numbered leaves) contains lectures on pathology, nosology, circulatory system, fevers, practice of medicine, hemorrhages, digestive system. Volume two (222 numbered leaves) contains lectures on diseases of the skin, respiratory system, muscles, dropsy, scrofula, marasmus,...

George F. Lehman notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

Identifier: 10a 239
Scope and Contents Three volumes of notes on lectures given by Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania on the topics of pathology, therapeutics, and the practice of medicine.

Historical Medical Photographs Collection

Identifier: HMP
Scope and Contents Since photography was invented in the mid-19th century, it has been used for medical purposes. The collection contains more than 4,000 photographs and showcases a variety of patients with diseases, injuries, and malformations, such as Civil War amputations, conjoined twins, and birth defects.

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John Freeman notes on lectures from the University of Michigan

Identifier: MSS 2/107
Scope and Contents J. F. Summerville’s student lecture notes from the University of Michigan, Department of Medicine and Surgery, 1879-1881. Lecturers are: G. E. Frothingham on ophthalmology (pp. 160); Donald Maclean on surgery (pp. 199 and 316-320d); Alonzo B. Palmer on pathology (pp. 217-240; 100-120; 401-484); Edward S. Dunster on obstetrics (pp. 121-180; 286-300; 321-360; 485-490); Corydon L. Ford on anatomy and physiology (pp. 181-209); William James Herdman on pathological anatomy (pp. 209-215); John W....

John H. Fager notes on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

Identifier: MSS 2/133
Scope and Contents Student notes taken by John H. Fager on lectures of Nathaniel Chapman on practice of physic and pathology, poisons, and epidemics, at University of Pennsylvania, 1827. Includes notes on several authors concerning practice of medicine and descriptions and specifics for common diseases.

John Sommer notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush

Identifier: 10a 104
Scope and Contents Volumes 2-3 of notes on the lectures of Benjamin Rush delivered at the University of Pennsylvania in 1810. Topics covered include pathology, therapeutics, and the practice of medicine.