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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

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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)

 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)

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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...
Dates: 1968-1999 1980-1999

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.
Dates: 1823 - 1835

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...
Dates: 1824 - 1826

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College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 26
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 20
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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
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 7
Fisher, Charles Perry 6
Mitchell, Silas Weir 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
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
Sturgis, Samuel Booth 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
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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