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Philadelphia General Hospital photo album

Identifier: MSS 366
Overview The Philadelphia General Hospital photo album contains photos of patients of Philadelphia General Hospital from 1922 to 1924. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.
Dates: 1923 - 1924

Photographs of the wounded in the naval battles in Russo-Japanese War

Identifier: MSS 2/261
Scope and Contents Album of photographs, numbered 97-190, with descriptions by S. Suzuki of injury and treatment of Japanese sailors and Russian prisoners of war, 1904-1905; includes initials of sailors and officers and battle and date on which wounds were received. Photographs primarily depict amputations, burns, and gunshot wounds. Includes typed letter signed, 1909 Feb. 19, of James Evelyn Pilcher concerning provenance of album.
Dates: 1904 - 1905

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

Records of the Children's Seashore House

Identifier: MSS 6/014-02
Overview The Children's Seashore House (CSH) was established Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1872 as a rehabilitation center for children. Founded on the belief in the restorative powers of the ocean and fresh seashore air, CSH was the first pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the nation, and the fourth oldest pediatric hospital in the United States. Today, CSH is located in Philadelphia, on the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) campus, after having been acquired by CHOP in 1998. Remarkable...
Dates: 1872 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1995

Records of the Philadelphia General Hospital Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum Committee

Identifier: MSS 6/005-05
Overview The Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum Committee was established in December 1940. The committee was responsible for the daily administration of the Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum of the Philadelphia General Hospital. The committee attended to the maintenance of the museum building, oversaw the care and cataloging of museum pieces, and acknowledged donations to the museum. This committee reported to the Medical Board of the Philadelphia General Hospital. This...
Dates: 1730 - 1960

Society of Clinical Surgery photograph album

Identifier: MSS 3/017
Scope and Contents This photograph album documents the 1925 European tour of the Society of Clinical Surgery. The Society visited clinics and surgeons in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and England. Included are photographs of scenic views, tourist attractions, and members of the Society. Of special interest, however, are the numerous photographs of clinics, hospitals, and famous European surgeons. Many of these photographs where taken while the surgeons were performing...
Dates: 1925