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A.C. Wooden collection of stamps (unprocessed)

 Collection
Identifier: CoPSp.ACC2287
Scope and Contents note The A. C. Wooden stamp collection on the history of medicine includes stamps and first day of issue envelopes that have been mounted and framed (6 framed items, approx. 700 stamps). Topics include doctors; nurses; disease awareness; medical institutions; and miscellaneous science and technology subjects from all corners of the globe, dated 1939 to 1979. The collection is accompanied by a placard that says "History of Medicine in Stamps by A. C. Wooden".
Dates: 1903-1979 1939-1979

Address manuscript (unprocessed)

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-005
Scope and Contents note This is an address by a physician, presumably to a group of his colleagues. The address is untitled and undated. It discusses the history of medicine and current medical theory and practice. Specific topics mentioned include Thompsonism ("heat is life"), hydrotherapy, and homeopathy.
Dates: undated

Albert C. Gorgas essay and examination questions

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/234
Scope and Contents Holograph essay, 1856 Mar. 28, describing causes, symptoms, and treatment of neuralgia and tic doloureux [facial neuralgia], and twelve examination questions with responses, [1856 Mar. 31], by Albert C. Gorgas. Forms part of Gorgas’ examination for entrance into Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Essay written at U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
Dates: 1856

Albert Morris Eaton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/005
Scope and Contents The Eaton Papers consist of correspondence, handwritten notes, reports, and newspaper and periodical articles concerning Eaton's life, career, and professional concerns. The bulk of the collection is comprised of records from Eaton's tenure as Chairman of the Philadelphia County Medical Society(PCMS) Committee on Archives. These records include reports of the committee; correspondence files with physicians and their descendants concerning biographical information; Eaton's biographical...
Dates: 1885 - 1919

Albert S. Ashmead papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/029
Overview The Albert S. Ashmead papers (1875-1910) is a fine collection documenting the professional experiences of a well-known American leprologist. The focus of the collection is Ashmead's correspondence with other leprologist and international figures concerning the 1897 Berlin lepra conference. The collection also contains manuscripts of Ashmead's articles, the text for an unpublished anthology on Japanese medicine, and research notes and translations of articles concerning leprosy and...
Dates: 1869 - 1910

Alexander Jackson notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/196
Scope and Contents Alexander Jackson’s notes, 26 January through 27 February 1824, from lectures in Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes occasional diagrams and subject index. Lecturers include: Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine, John Redman Coxe on materia medica, William Gibson on surgery, and William P. Dewees and Thomas C. James on midwifery. Includes occasional notes on Robert Hare on chemistry and Philip Syng Physick on anatomy.
Dates: 1824

Alexander Knight daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 412
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of two volumes of Knight's lists of patients attended, 1813-1815 and 1820-1821. The lists include the date, name, age, residence, cost, diagnosis, and outcome. The first volume also includes a summary table of patients seen by month for the years 1813 through 1817. The second volume includes the profession as well as the referring person of the patient in some of the entries.
Dates: 1813-1821

Alexander Rush papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/243
Scope and Contents This small collection of Alexander Rush's papers, 1931-1984, with some earlier material, documents his personal life, professional career, and interest in his ancestor, Benjamin Rush, and includes lectures and addresses, writings, awards, certificates, diplomas, and photographs.Series 1 contains letters, a passport, curricula vitae, bibliographies, and printed material concerning Rush's life and career, 1922-1984. Material, 1812-1981, concerning Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) is in...
Dates: 1812 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1984

Alfred M. Cooper daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/343

Alfred R. Shands, Jr. papers on William E. Horner

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/090
Scope and Contents This small collection of correspondence and related materials, 1821-1975, assembled by Alfred Rives Shands, Jr., documents his research on William E. Horner. The collection is divided into four series. Series 1 contains Shands' correspondence, 1948-1975, concerning the loan and ultimate disposition of a collection of Horner papers and relics at the University of Pennsylvania and Shands' attempt to publish Horner's 1821 European diary. Series 2 contains two printed items...
Dates: 1821 - 1975

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Correspondence 315
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Lecture notes 78
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Clippings 41
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Lectures 31
Typescripts 31
Essays 30
Annual reports 29
Medical societies -- Philadelphia, Pa. 29
Committees 27
Daybooks 26
Materia Medica 26
Medicine -- Practices 26
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Patient records 23
Patients 23
Surgery 23
Recipes 22
Obstetrics 21
Medicine -- Practice -- Accounting 20
Diaries 19
Certificates 17
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Research notes 17
Admission tickets 16
Membership records 16
Medical students -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Nineteenth century 15
Bylaws (administrative records) 14
Genealogies (histories) 14
Anatomy 13
Chemistry 13
Medical libraries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 13
Biography files 12
Casebooks 12
Medical museums 12
Physiology 12
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Philadelphia (Pa.) 11
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Physicians -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Nineteenth century 11
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University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 38
College of Physicians of Philadelphia 35
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 22
University of Pennsylvania 18
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 17
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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 15
Jefferson Medical College 15
Philadelphia General Hospital 14
Rush, Benjamin 13
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Mütter Museum 10
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Curator 10
Chapman, Nathaniel 9
Mütter Museum 9
Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 9
Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 8
Coxe, John Redman 7
Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 7
Leidy, Joseph 7
Osler, William, Sir 7
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 7
Philadelphia College of Medicine 7
Philadelphia County Medical Society 7
Physick, Philip Syng 7
Dunglison, Robley 6
Morse, Elliott H. (Elliott How) 6
Radbill, Samuel X. 6
Carson, Joseph 5
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Treasurer 5
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Medical History 5
Fisher, Charles Perry 5
Girvin, John H. (John Harper) 5
Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David) 5
Jackson, Samuel 5
Mitchell, Silas Weir 5
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 5
United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (Board of Naval Surgeons) 5
University of Pennsylvania. Hospital 5
Bache, Franklin 4
Blockley Almshouse 4
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Building Committee 4
Deaver, John B. (John Blair) 4
Fowlers and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet 4
Gibbon, John Heysham, Jr. 4
Gibson, William 4
McDaniel, W. B., II (Walton Brooks) 4
Medical Library Association 4
Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 4
Parrish, Joseph 4
Pathological Society of Philadelphia 4
Pepper, William 4
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 4
Santee, E. A. (Ephraim A.) 4
Stillé, Alfred 4
United States. Navy 4
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania 4
Alms-House (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Ashhurst, Astley Paston Cooper 3
Bache, Thomas Hewson 3
Chapple, Charles C. 3
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library Committee 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of Advancement 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Executive Director 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Public Health, Preventive, and Industrial Medicine 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Trustees of the Building Fund 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Women's Committee 3
Curie, Marie 3
Da Costa, J. M. (Jacob Mendes) 3
Dorsey, John Syng 3
Hare, Robert 3
Harvard Medical School 3
Hinsdale, Guy 3
Hunter, Robert J. (Robert John) 3
James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley) 3
Keen, William W. (William Williams) 3
Medical Documentation Service (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Meigs, Charles D. (Charles Delucena) 3
Micozzi, Marc S. 3
Mitchell, John K. (John Kearsley) 3
Muller, George P. (George Paul) 3
Neilson, Thomas R. (Thomas Rundle) 3
Pancoast, Joseph 3
Philadelphia General Hospital. School of Nursing 3
Sizer, Nelson 3
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Sturgis, Samuel Booth 3
Tyson, James 3
United States Naval Home (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Wallace, Ellerslie 3
Wistar, Caspar 3
Wood, Francis C. (Francis Clark) 3
Abbe, Robert 2
American Association for the History of Medicine 2
American Gynecological Society 2
American Medical Society 2
American Surgical Association 2
Ashhurst, John, Jr. 2
Barton, Benjamin Smith 2
Batson, Oscar V. (Oscar Vivian) 2
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