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Benjamin Rush papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/096
Scope and Contents The collection includes a reply by Benjamin Rush and twelve other Philadelphia physicians, Charles Caldwell, William Dewees, John Redman Coxe, Philip Syng Physick, James Reynolds, Francis Bowes Sayre, John C. Otto, William Boys, Samuel Cooper, James Stuart, Felix Pascalis Ouviere, and Joseph Strong, to inquiry of Thomas Mifflin on 1797 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Rush maintains yellow fever is identical with bilious remitting fever of warm climates, discusses source of 1797 outbreak...

Benjamin W. Austin autograph collection

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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....

Bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush

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Identifier: MSS 2/140
Scope and Contents Receipted bill to Samuel Meredith for Philip Syng Physick’s consultation with Benjamin Rush, Sept. 1795, and operation and advice, Jan.-Feb. 1796. Bill bears autograph signature of Philip Syng Physick, 2 Jan. 1797.

Brown family papers (unprocessed)

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Identifier: 1995-031
Scope and Contents note This is a collection of papers of several generations of the Brown family. Materials include: medical notebooks of George W. Brown; medical school notebooks and travel journals of George Artemas Brown; and diaries and notebooks of Susan Brown (Mrs. George A. Brown). Materials in the collection related to George Percy Brown include: medical school notebooks, travel journals, garden journals, and scrapbooks; and a small amount of correspondence and printed material from the American Association...

Burton Chance papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/032
Scope and Contents For a more detailed description of the materials included, please the "Scope and Content" note for each item.

By-laws of the Women’s Committee of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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Identifier: CPP 10/025-01
Overview The Women’s Committee of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was organized in 1971 by Mrs. Frank Elliott to promote the welfare of the College through volunteer activities, publicity, and financial support. This collection includes editions of bylaws for the years 1986, 1990, and 1993.

C. Everett Koop M.D. collection (unprocessed)

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Identifier: CoPSp.ACC2291
Scope and Contents note This is a collection of memorabilia related to C. Everett Koop. The collection includes loose, framed, and mounted certificates, citations, and awards; photographs; magazines and magazine covers featuring stories about or interviews of Koop; posters and placards related to health issues; political cartoons; letters regarding the awarding of honors; and a series of Time-Life videos on health. The collection also includes a copy of Koop and a small amount of publicity material for the book. The...

C. F. Rafinesque correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/177
Scope and Contents This small collection, 1823-1835, contains four letters received by C. S. Rafinesque from various correspondents, including botanist John Torrey, and one letter written by Rafinesque to E. L. Briggs.

The letter from John Torrey describes his botanical research in 1835 while Rafinesque's letter to E. L. Briggs describes a recent journey in eastern Kentucky and touches on many personal matters.

Caspar Morris casebook

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Identifier: MSS 2/004
Scope and Contents Volume compiled by Caspar Morris during residency at Pennsylvania Hospital with descriptions of five cases, 18241826, and observations concerning Philadelphia Board of Health’s report on epidemic of bilious remittant fever in Bristol, Pa., in 1825. Two cases were head injuries; description, circa 1849, of later medical history of one patient, B. L., included.Additional Form: Case of B. L. summarized in Morris, J. Cheston "United Fracture of Skull of Very Old Standing," Summary of...

Catharine Macfarlane typescript autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 2/092
Scope and Contents Unbound original typescript autobiography, [ca. 1957], with occasional manuscript emendations by Catharine Macfarlane. Autobiography discusses Macfarlane’s education and appointments at Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia, conditions at Woman’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and her work on treatment of uterine cancer and cancer prevention.

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University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 37
College of Physicians of Philadelphia 33
University of Pennsylvania 18
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 17
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 16
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Jefferson Medical College 15
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 14
Philadelphia General Hospital 13
Rush, Benjamin 12
Chapman, Nathaniel 9
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Mütter Museum 9
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Curator 9
Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 9
Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 8
Coxe, John Redman 7
Leidy, Joseph 7
Mütter Museum 7
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 7
Philadelphia College of Medicine 7
Philadelphia County Medical Society 7
Physick, Philip Syng 7
Dunglison, Robley 6
Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 6
Morse, Elliott H. (Elliott How) 6
Osler, William, Sir 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
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
Mitchell, Silas Weir 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
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
Blumstein, George I. (George Isaac) 2
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