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Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/349
Overview The Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst Papers document the military and professional accomplishments of this noted physician. Ashhurst (1876-1932) established himself as a prominent surgeon and teacher in Philadelphia, and also served as in various medical capacities during World War I. The collection encompasses two series: “Military Service,” and “Subject Files,” and dates from 1895, 1904-1933, 1963, and undated. Researchers interested in the career of Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst, or in the...

Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst papers I

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Identifier: MSS 2/072
Scope and Contents This small collection of Astley P. C. Ashhurst's correspondence, 1902 (1920-1932), documents his association with the American Surgical Association and the Interurban Surgical Society as well as his friendship with noted physicians and surgeons, including Harvey Cushing and D'Arcy Power. Most items contain little substantial information and were probably retained for their autograph value. Series 1.1 contains general correspondence, 1902-1932, filed alphabetically by author....

Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-APCA
Scope and Contents This collection contains over 350 photographs of surgical techniques, practices, and cases which require surgery; orthopedic surgery patients; skiagraphs of fractured bones; and other related images. The majority of the images can be found in Ashhurst's Surgery; its principles and practice, for students and practitioners (1914).

Autograph case of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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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...

Awards and certificates collection

 Collection — Flat File: no. 2, Drawer: 2
Identifier: AC.1
Overview This collection consists of awards, certificates, and diplomas found during the archives survey in the summer and fall of 2015. This is an artifical collection, meaning that few of the items have connections amongst them, and are related only by form.

These items also seemingly have no links to any collections currently in the Archives.

Benham family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/333
Booksellers' description Account book collection, Thomas Benham, M.D., John Benham, M.D., and others. (Broome, Conesville, and Windham, NY; 1796-1863, and later) Comprises approximately twenty single thick wrappered account books (some bound with multiple gatherings) and several hundred items of miscellaneous paper ephemera, primarily 1840s-1870s, of related interest. Apparently representing three generations of doctors in one family, serving a very rural area of New York State, some 35 miles southwest of Albany.

Benjamin Bird notes on lectures from the University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Identifier: MSS 2/246
Scope and Contents B. L. Bird’s notes on lectures at University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1835-1836. Lecturers are: Robley Dunglison on therapeutics; Eli Geddings on physiology; Nathaniel Potter on practice of medicine; and N. R. Smith on surgery, particularly gunshot wounds. Includes recipes.

Benjamin Coates cashbook and ledger

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Identifier: MSS 2/095
Scope and Contents Two volumes documenting B. H. Coates’ financial situation and medical practice in Philadelphia, 18421853. Cash book contains a chronological account of Coates’ expenses and receipts, 19 July 18456 June 1853; several accounts carried over from the ledger of practice. Ledger of practice, 18421846, organized alphabetically by name of patient or account, includes notes on procedures performed, identification and address of patients, and settlement of accounts. Ledger includes a copy of Coates’...

Benjamin Coles commonplace book

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Identifier: MSS 2/041
Scope and Contents "Anthropologica nova seu liber medicus manualis, scrip[si]t. Binj. Coles, G. Fosters, 8 Septem[be]r. 1735."

Contains 171 entries including definitions, medical recipes, and prescriptions for ailments, diseases, and pregnancy. Occasional entries concern matters of materia medica or natural history.

Benjamin Dickstein case records (unprocessed)

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Identifier: CoPSp.ACC2294
Scope and Contents note This is a collection of patient case files of Dr. Benjamin Dickstein. Files include a summary card with information on the patient, a data chart of pre- and post-operative lab results, and correspondence requesting to post-operative followup information from patients and physicians. Materials date from 1946 to 1965.

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Correspondence 308
Minutes 92
Lecture notes 77
Reports 76
Financial records 70
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Photographs 62
Clippings 39
Speeches (documents) 35
Ledgers (account books) 34
Lectures 31
Typescripts 30
Annual reports 29
Medical societies -- Philadelphia, Pa. 29
Committees 27
Daybooks 26
Essays 26
Materia Medica 26
Medicine -- Practices 26
Manuscripts (documents) 23
Patients 23
Surgery 23
Recipes 22
Obstetrics 21
Medicine -- Practice -- Accounting 20
Patient records 20
Diaries 19
Publications (documents) 17
Research notes 17
Admission tickets 16
Certificates 16
Membership records 16
Medical students -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Nineteenth century 15
Bylaws (administrative records) 14
Genealogies (histories) 14
Anatomy 13
Chemistry 13
Biography files 12
Casebooks 12
Physiology 12
Prescriptions 12
Administrative records 11
Medical museums 11
Memorandums 11
Philadelphia (Pa.) 11
Physicians 11
Physicians -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Nineteenth century 11
Special events 11
Yellow Fever 11
Awards 10
Fellows 10
Medical libraries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 10
Medical records 10
Medical societies 10
Phrenology 10
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Ephemera 9
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Medical offices -- Nineteenth century 7
Medical schools -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- History 7
Ophthalmologists -- Philadelphia, Pa. 7
Physicians -- Nineteenth century 7
Urban hospitals 7
Autographs 6
Biography 6
Book collecting 6
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Clinical notes 6
Examinations -- Questions 6
Hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
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Physicians -- Pennsylvania -- Nineteenth century 6
Public Health 6
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University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 38
College of Physicians of Philadelphia 35
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 20
University of Pennsylvania 18
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 17
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Jefferson Medical College 15
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 14
Philadelphia General Hospital 14
Rush, Benjamin 12
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Mütter Museum 10
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Curator 10
Chapman, Nathaniel 9
Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 9
Mütter Museum 8
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
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
Deaver, John B. (John Blair) 4
Fowlers and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet 4
Gibbon, John Heysham, Jr. 4
Gibson, William 4
Girvin, John H. (John Harper) 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. Building Committee 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia 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. 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
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
Bellevue Hospital 2
Biddle, John B. (John Barclay) 2
Bigelow, Jacob 2
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