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Benjamin Rush letter to Mr. Mulford

 Collection
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

Benjamin W. Austin autograph collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Biographical sketches and memories of Fellows

 Item
Identifier: CPP 1/013
Overview The office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was created during the organization of the College in 1787. The Secretary is the appointed officer of record. The position's original duties were to record the minutes and transactions of the College and preserve its documents and correspondence.This volume dates from 1836 through 1841, and includes brief biographies of some of the Fellows of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Fellows included are:...
Dates: 1836-1841

Brown family papers (unprocessed)

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 and Records of Books Borrowed

 Collection
Identifier: CPP 13/012
Overview Established in 1788, the Library of the College of Physicians served as Philadelphia's central medical library for over 150 years, serving medical schools, hospitals, physicians and other health professionals. Today, it is an independent research library devoted to the history of medicine and serves hundreds of scholars, health professionals, students and popular writers each year.The Records of book borrowed collection dates from 1792 to 1894, and holds by-laws for the Library from...
Dates: 1855-1894

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

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1968-1999 1980-1999

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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 17
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Philadelphia General Hospital 14
Rush, Benjamin 14
Fisher, Charles Perry 13
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
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 7
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Medical History 6
Mitchell, Silas Weir 6
Morse, Elliott H. (Elliott How) 6
Radbill, Samuel X. 6
Carson, Joseph 5
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Building Committee 5
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Treasurer 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
Ashhurst, Astley Paston Cooper 4
Bache, Franklin 4
Bache, Thomas Hewson 4
Blockley Almshouse 4
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library Committee 4
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Public Health, Preventive, and Industrial Medicine 4
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Women's 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
Sturgis, Samuel Booth 4
Tyson, James 4
United States. Navy 4
Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania 4
Alms-House (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Chapple, Charles C. 3
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Board of Trustees 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 General Medicine 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Ophthalmology 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Otolaryngology 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Trustees of the Building Fund 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
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
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