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Benjamin L. Ryder letter to George H. Taylor

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Identifier: MSS 2/259
Scope and Contents Letter describes case of neurological disorder and discusses comparative efficacy of electrotherapy and Taylor’s mechanical vibrating device for massage therapy.
Dates: 1896-08-08

Benjamin Rush correspondence

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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...
Dates: 1800, undated

Benjamin Rush letter to John Morgan

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Identifier: MSS 420
Overview Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia physician, was born in 1745 near Philadelphia. He received his M.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 1768. Rush was a founding Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He died in 1813.John Morgan was born in Philadelphia in 1735. He earned his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh in 1763. Morgan was a founding Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and a co-founder...
Dates: 1768 July 27

Benjamin Rush letter to Mr. Mulford

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Identifier: MSS 2/323
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an autographed letter signed, 14 Oct. 1808, from physician Benjamin Rush, 1746-1813, to a Mr. Mulford. The letter is a prescription sent or given to Mr. Mulford, who was suffering from an ailment affecting his lungs. The letter lists guidelines to follow regarding nutrition, exercise, dress, and sleep. It also recommends bloodletting and blistering in the event of chest pain or heavy coughing.
Dates: 1808-10-14

Benjamin Rush papers

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Identifier: MSS 426
Overview Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia physician, in 1745 o.s. in Byberry Township. In 1768, he received his M.D. from the University of Edinburgh. He helped to establish the Philadelphia Dispensary and was a physician there until his death. Rush was also a member of the Provincial Congress in 1776, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and, in 1777, became Surgeon General of the Continental Army. He was a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1787 to 1793.The...
Dates: undated

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....
Dates: 1885 - 1894

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.
Dates: 1797-01-02

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...
Dates: 1837-1970

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.
Dates: 1899 - 1957

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.
Dates: 1986, 1990, 1993

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Medical societies -- Philadelphia, Pa. 29
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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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