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Truman G. Schnabel, Jr., Papers

Identifier: MSS 380
Overview The Truman G. Schnabel, Jr., Papers date from 1908 to 2007 and represent Schnabel’s career at Philadelphia General Hospital and in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Medicine, as well as the numerous professional medical organizations in which he was involved. The collection is divided into eight series: Boards, Committees, and Groups; Correspondence; Foundations; Lectures, Speeches, and Talks; Personal Files; Philadelphia General Hospital; Published Articles; and Truman G....
Dates: 1908 - 2007

Truman Squire Potter speeches

Identifier: MSS 2/149
Scope and Contents Two addresses by Truman Squire Potter, "Respiratory disease parasites respire themselves and can be suffocated", (typescript, 10 p.), [ca. 1943], and "A pickle for a parasite", (typescript, 3 p.), [ca. 1943]; both concern research on vaccination against tuberculosis using asphyxiated mycobacterium tuberculosis. Includes press release, 1943 Dec. 3, concerning Potter’s work at Laboratory of Preventive Medicine of the University of Chicago.
Dates: 1943

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon ephemera

Identifier: MSS 415
Overview In South Philadelphia, at the corner of Washington Avenue and Swanson Street, a neighborhood grocer named Barzilai Brown began distributing food to soldiers traveling to and from the nearby Navy Yard and railroads. This operation, originally referred to as “Brown’s,” became the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon on May 27, 1861. The establishment grew and became a place of rest, relaxation, and, of course, refreshment for travel-weary soldiers, whom the saloon provided with food, drink, paper,...
Dates: 1862

United States Army 95th Evacuation Hospital reports

Identifier: MSS 387
Overview The 95th Evacuation Hospital’s official station was set up at Fort Breckenridge, Kentucky on August 25, 1942. In April 1943, the Hospital shipped out to North Africa from New York City. The unit served as support to the U.S. Fifth Army through the end of the North Africa campaign, as well as Italian campaigns at Naples-Foggia, Anzio, and Rome-Arno. In August 1944, the Hospital was reassigned to the U.S. Seventh Army, and supported it through campaigns in southern France, the Rhineland,...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

United States Army Diet Table for General Hospitals

Identifier: MSS 362
Scope and Contents A chart created by the United States Surgeon General's office detailing the components of daily meals for full diets and half diets; perhaps meant to guide hospitals in feeding patients.

At the top of the document, it states: "Articles composing the different diets for the day - Avoirdupois weight."
Dates: 1862-10-28

United States Insole Company letter

Identifier: MSS 371
Overview United States Insole Company Papers contains a letter sent from the United States Insole Company in 1886. The United States Insole Company sold magnetic medical equipment to treat a multitude of ailments. The letter solicits interest in a free pair of magnetic insoles. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.
Dates: 1886-04-26

University of Pennsylvania Hospital patient records (unprocessed)

Identifier: 1999-001
Scope and Contents note This collection contains volumes of patient records from 1880 to 1936, from various doctors and departments at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Doctors and conditions represented include: Dr. Alfred Stengel (diabetes, malaria and syphilis, ear and eye conditions); Dr. James Tyson (fevers, nervous, genito-urinary, and vascular conditions); and Drs. Frazier, Martin and others (nervous condition with surgical component, urology, oral surgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, colorectal...
Dates: 1880-1936

W. B. Harer papers (unprocessed)

Identifier: 1992-5-1
Scope and Contents note This is a collection of papers of W. Benson Harer which includes appointment books, certificates, photographs, patient records, and drug evaluation reports. The drug evaluation reports (1955-1960) include reports for Schering; Smith, Kline & French; Squibb; Merck and others. There are patient records dating between 1944-1955, and appointment books listing the names of patients and amount paid between 1948-1967. Also included is an account book of office expenses (1949-1954) and photographs...
Dates: 1924-1967

W. S. W. Ruschenberger papers

Identifier: MSS 2/012
Scope and Contents This collection of Ruschenberger's papers contains personal correspondence. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from Ruschenberger to his wife, Mary B. Wister, 1843-1848, and to his mother, Ann, 1826-1846. Although the correspondence with his wife is primarily concerned with domestic issues, principally the birth of their daughter, Fanny, these letters also describe a trip Ruschenberger made to Saratoga Springs in 1843 and are filled with information on basic medical...
Dates: 1822 - 1851

W. Sampson Handley manuscript on the origin of bone deposits in breast cancer

Identifier: MSS 427
Overview William Sampson Handley MD, MS, FRCS (12 April 1872 – 1962) was an English surgeon who influenced the development of cancer surgery.

Paper originally published in the Surgical Clinics of North America, vol. VII, no. 1 (February 1927): 47.

Previously catalogued as 10a 288.
Dates: circa 1927

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University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 38
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Jefferson Medical College 15
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 14
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. 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
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
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