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Identifier: CPP 13/002-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records concerning the Medical Library Association is part of the records of the Office of the Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The collection, which spans 1931 to 1958, includes correspondence, papers from annual MLA meetings, and miscellaneous material.Series 1 contains some correspondence from Emlen Wood, Acting Librarian of the College from 1932 to 1933; the majority of the correspondence, however, concerns W. B. McDaniel and his...
Identifier: CPP 14/003-02
Overview The Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine (Wood Institute) was established in 1976 to promote to the scholarly community the rich historical resources of the College's historical library and the Mütter Museum. From its founding, the Wood Institute also took over printing and editorial duties of the College’s journal, Transactions and Studies, which was published in 1793 and from 1844 to 2002. As of 2019, the Wood Institute sponsors conferences, occasional seminars, and...
Identifier: CPP 9/001-01
Overview The Office of the Executive Director is the lead office in charge of administering the business of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The Executive Director oversees the activities of the College of Physicians staff including staff of the Historical Medical Library, the Mütter Museum, the Francis Clark Wood Institute, and the Finance Department. The Executive Director also oversees the College functions of institutional advancement, communications, membership, and special events. As a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1977 - 2002; 1951 - 2003
Identifier: MSS 3/021
Scope and Contents Programs of scientific meetings, 1963-1968, and list of active society members, 1967. Programs include announcements and lists of officers, committee members, Pancoast Memorial lecturers, and annual orators.
Dates: 1963 - 1968
Identifier: CPP 12/011-03
Overview The Section on General Medicine was established in 1897. Its first Chair was James C. Wilson. The Section was disbanded in 1965.
Identifier: CPP 12/003-03
Overview The Section on Medical History was founded in 1904. In 1905, the Section began holding meetings at which lectures on medical history were presented, inviting papers from physicians and scholars from a variety of backgrounds. By the 1970s, the section had become the sponsor of several annual lectures, including the Kate Hurd Mead Lecture (co-sponsored by the [Woman’s] Medical College of Pennsylvania, now Drexel College of Medicine) which was started in 1952 and the Samuel X. Radbill Lecture...
Identifier: CPP 12/003-05
Overview On 2 November 1904, the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia announced that President Arthur V. Meigs had authorized the formation of a new section of the College, the Section on Medical History. Starting in 1905, the section began holding meetings at which lectures on medical history were presented. The section invited papers from physicians and scholars from a variety of backgrounds; most of these papers were published in Transactions and Studies. By the 1970s, the section...
Identifier: CPP 12/009-01
Overview The Section on Medicine & the Arts was established on April 26, 1994, by approval of the College Council. The first informational meeting was held on April 20, 1995. As of 2019, the Section on Medicine & the Arts is still an active section. Its programs explore and nurture a more humanistic understanding of health, illness and medicine through the literary, visual and performing arts.The Records of the Section on Medicine & the Arts span the years 1982 through 2006,...
Dates: 1982-1984; 1993-2005; undated
Identifier: CPP 12/007-02
Overview The Section on Otology and Laryngology (later Otolaryngology) was established December 12, 1893, under Section 1 of the Rules Governing Sections. The original Executive Committee of the Section included J. Solis Cohen, Charles Burnett, and B. Alexander Randall. Its first meeting was held December 20, 1893, where Harrison Allen was elected as Chairman and Charles Burnett as Clerk. The Section continued to meet on the first Tuesday of every month. In late 2005 or 2006, nearly all College sections...
Identifier: CPP 12/002-04
Overview Established in 1994, the Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine creates a forum for deliberation of relevant issues in public health, and provides information for the development of health policy. The Section brings together public health professionals from all across the region to study public health problems and assess potential responses.The Records of the Section of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) document the 1994 establishment and later activities of...
- Subject: Programs (documents) X
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 2
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Medical History 2
- Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 2
- American Surgical Association 1
- Chaveas, William F. (William Francis) 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on General Medicine 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Medicine and the Arts 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Otolaryngology 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine 1
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Silas Weir Mitchell Associates Committee 1
- Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David) 1
- Macfarlan, Douglas 1
- McDaniel, W. B., II (Walton Brooks) 1
- Medical Library Association 1
- Micozzi, Marc S. 1
- Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 1
- Mütter Museum 1
- O'Donnell, John M. 1
- Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society 1 ∧ less