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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.
Dates: 1835 - 1836

Benjamin Coates cashbook and ledger

 Collection
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’...
Dates: 1842 - 1853

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.
Dates: circa 1730s

Benjamin Dickstein case records (unprocessed)

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1946-1965

Benjamin L. Ryder letter to George H. Taylor

 Collection
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 and Portraits

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Identifier: MSS 439
Overview The Benjamin Rush Letter and Portrait collection, dated 1809, is a small collection that contains correspondence and portraits.

Benjamin Rush was born in Byberry Township, PA on January 4, 1746. He was an American physician, politician and educator who is best known for his activities during the American Revolution and for signing the Declaration of Independence. He helped found the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and founded Dickinson College, located in Carlisle, PA.
Dates: 1809, 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

 Series
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

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Annual reports 31
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Medical societies -- Philadelphia, Pa. 31
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University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 39
College of Physicians of Philadelphia 37
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 25
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 20
University of Pennsylvania 18
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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 15
Jefferson Medical College 15
Philadelphia General Hospital 14
Rush, Benjamin 14
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Mütter Museum 10
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Curator 10
Mütter Museum 10
Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 10
Chapman, Nathaniel 9
Coxe, John Redman 8
Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 8
Dunglison, Robley 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
Mitchell, Silas Weir 6
Morse, Elliott H. (Elliott How) 6
Radbill, Samuel X. 6
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 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
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
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library Committee 4
Deaver, John B. (John Blair) 4
Fowlers and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet 4
Gibbon, John Heysham, Jr. 4
Gibson, William 4
Keen, William W. (William Williams) 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
Tyson, James 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. 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
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
Rush Hospital for Consumption and Allied Diseases 3
Sizer, Nelson 3
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Sturgis, Samuel Booth 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
Asbury, Arthur K. 2
Ashhurst, John, Jr. 2
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