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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
Identifier: MSS 2/228-01
Scope and Contents This collection is the larger of two collections of Francis C. Wood's papers, the other being MSS 2/0228-02. This extensive collection (1892-1989) chronicles the life and career of a 20th century physician, scientist, soldier, administrator, and teacher. The collection is divided roughly evenly among the different phases of his life and career. Because Dr. Wood was a leader in both his community and profession, the collection documents the activities and functioning of many institutions and...
Dates: 1892 - 1989
Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...
Identifier: MSS 361
Overview George Wagoner (1896-1957), was a Philadelphia-based orthopedic surgeon who spent his career studying bone pathology. He served in administrative and teaching roles in various hospitals in Philadelphia and pioneered the celloidin mount technique for microscopic examination of total specimen sections. Collection materials consist of photographs, x-rays, glass slides, academic publications, correspondence, and personal papers. This collection is divided into three series. The first series,...
Dates: 1915 - 1941
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 13/002-03
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 1936 to 1966, consists mainly of records from W. B. McDaniel's terms as editor of the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association and as president of the MLA.Series I contains correspondence from McDaniel's time as editor of the Bulletin and from his time as president of the MLA. The...
Identifier: CPP 14/003-01
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 2018, the Wood Institute sponsors conferences, occasional seminars, and...
Dates: 1976 - 1998
Identifier: MSS 401
Scope and Contents note This is a collection of records of the St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Child Psychiatry Clinic, 1956 to 1988. Materials include: statement of purposes for the clinic; memoranda on policies; information on staff members; reports of activities to the Orthopedic Foundation; brochures for the clinic; invitations and programs; reprints and copies of articles; and photographs of staff. The collection also includes a small amount of historical information on St. Christopher's and...
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
Identifier: MSS 6/013
Overview Elm Hill Private School and Home for the Education of Feeble-Minded Youth was founded in 1848 in Barre, Massachusetts, by physician Hervey Backus Wilbur (1820-1883). Wilbur left Elm Hill in 1851 to establish a similar but state-sponsored school in New York. His assistant, George Brown (1823-1892), took over the institution. The records of Elm Hill span the years 1842-1951. The records consist of Administrative records, Correspondence, Financial records, Medical records, Teaching records, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920; 1842 - 1951
- Subject: Publications (documents) X
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia 5
- College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 4
- McDaniel, W. B., II (Walton Brooks) 3
- Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 2
- Medical Library Association 2
- University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 2
- American College of Physicians 1
- Association of Medical Officers of American Institutions for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Persons 1
- Atomic Energy of Canada Limited 1
- Billings, F. S. (Frank Seaver) 1
- Bongiovanni, Alfred M. 1
- Bonnem, Shirley 1
- Brown, George Percy 1
- Brown, George 1
- Brown, George Artemas 1
- Burrill, Thomas J. (Thomas Jonathan) 1
- Chapple, Charles C. 1
- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 1
- Curie, Marie 1
- Hartman Laboratories (Philadelphia, Pa) 1
- Hartman, Frank J. 1
- Henle, Gertrude 1
- Henle, Werner 1
- International Sanitary Conference (1894) 1
- Koop, C. Everett (Charles Everett) 1
- Medical Documentation Service (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 1
- Mitchell, John K. (John Kearsley) 1
- Mitchell, Silas Weir 1
- Morse, Elliott H. (Elliott How) 1
- Moyer, Elizabeth 1
- Mütter Museum 1
- Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 1
- Philadelphia County Medical Society. Committee on Archives 1
- Philadelphia County Medical Society. Committee on Maternal Welfare 1
- Philadelphia General Hospital 1
- Private Institution for the Education of Feeble-minded Youth (Barre, Mass.) 1
- Radbill, Samuel X. 1
- Radium Services (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Schnabel, Truman G. 1
- Schnabel, Truman G., Sr. 1
- Shakespeare, Edward O. (Edward Oram) 1
- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- U.S Atomic Energy Commission 1
- United States. Army. 20th General Hospital 1
- Wade, Ella N. (Ella Nora) 1
- Wagoner, George 1
- Wilbur, H.B. (Harvey Backus) 1
- Wood, Francis C. (Francis Clark) 1
- Worden, Gretchen 1
- World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1 ∧ less