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Autograph case of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP-AUTO
Scope and Contents Autograph collections were popular during the 19th century. Individual collectors and libraries sought autographs, manuscripts, letters, and signatures of well-known people. The Historical Medical Library maintains its own collection of autographs, likely compiled by previous librarians. The collection consists mainly of correspondence; however, a good number are facsimiles of the original held at other institutions. Please visit the link below for an inventory of the autographs...
Dates: circa 1800-1900

Benjamin W. Austin autograph collection

Identifier: MSS 2/268
Scope and Contents This small collection of letters was assembled by Benjamin W. Austin, often functioning as secretary of the Trinity Historical Society in Dallas, Texas, 1885-1894. The letters are from physicians, several of them eclectic or homeopathic, accepting honorary or non resident membership in the society and responding to Austin's request for autographs, photographs, and pamphlets. Some biographical data is included. Responding physicians are: J. R. Black, Delavan Bloodgood, H....
Dates: 1885 - 1894

George Haynes ledger

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: MSS 2/026
Scope and Contents Volume contains accounts of Haynes’ medical practice in various towns of Vermont in Orleans, Washington, and Caledonia counties.
Dates: 1833

George J. Hermann daybooks and diaries

Identifier: MSS 414
Overview George Joseph Hermann was born in 1873 in Newport, Kentucky, and graduated from the Medical College of Ohio in 1894. In April 1895, he set up his own practice in Newport, Kentucky. Hermann operated as the general physician for Newport, and later served on the Board of Trustees for Speers Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, and taught anatomy at the Nurses’ Training School of Speers Hospital. He died on June 8, 1933, after a two-months long illness.This collection consists of two bound...
Dates: 1892-1898

J. H. Marsden papers

Identifier: MSS 2/066
Scope and Contents One volume documents medical practice, 1847-1861, of J. H. Marsden, homeopathic physician in Adams County, Pa. Lists charges and payments, made often with goods or services, for each patient and information concerning occupation of each patient; bulk spans 1847 to 1861 with occasional entries through 1870s. One folder of material laid in ledger contains bills, receipts, promissary notes, and miscellaneous financial papers, 1851-1881. Index to ledger account names included.A second...
Dates: 1847 - 1861

J.W. Porter papers

Identifier: MSS 2/156
Scope and Contents This small collection contains 31 bills, receipts, and account statements sent by five homeopathic physicians in the Champaign and Urbana area to J. W. Porter, 1877-1897. The physicians are: T. J. Merryman, J. E. Morrison, George R. Spooner, F. O'Dee Springer, and C. D. Tufford. Many of the bills and accounts concern treatments with electricity.
Dates: 1877 - 1897

Lisabeth Holloway collection of biographical information on physicians

Identifier: MSS 2/290
Scope and Contents Collection contains assembled biographical and educational data on physicians and surgeons, 1663-1977; bulk of information concerns regular, homeopathic, and eclectic American 19th century practitioners. Collection includes photocopies of published alumni catalogues and directories, course announcements, membership directories, and miscellaneous sources. Series 1.1 contains lists of alumni and matriculants, 1749-1955, with folder of information on Americans attending foreign medical schools,...
Dates: 1663 - 1977

Myles Synnott papers

Identifier: MSS 2/011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Myles Synnott's diploma from Jefferson Medical College, 1831, and financial records, 1834-1866, from his Glassboro practice. These financial records consist of a daybook, 1854-1861, with a chronological listing of patients and a summary of the transaction, and four ledgers, numbered B through E, 18341866. The ledgers are organized by name of patient with the date and reason for transaction. Each volume contains an index to the patients' names. There are...
Dates: 1831 - 1870

Richard von Volkmann papers

Identifier: MSS 2/227
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters received by Richard von Volkmann and one letter sent by him. The letters, spanning 1867 to 1889, cover the last twenty years of Volkmann's life, when he had achieved international fame and recognition. The correspondents in the collection are notable physicians, surgeons, and professors from Germany, England, France, Russia, and the United States. Most of the letters are written in German; some are written in French and English. English...
Dates: 1867 - 1889

Washington L. Atlee correspondence

Identifier: MSS 386
Overview Washington Lemuel Atlee was born in Lancaster, PA, on February 22, 1808. He began studying medicine under his eldest brother, Dr. John Light Atlee, at the age of 15. By 1826, when Atlee started his formal medical education at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, he had already attended over 40 obstetrics cases. He graduated from Jefferson in the spring of 1829 after completing two full courses of lectures.In 1844, Atlee accepted the position of Chair of Medical...
Dates: 1851 - 1855