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William W. Keen's material related to the operation of President Cleveland

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Identifier: MSS 2/076-07
Overview This collection documents William Williams Keen’s role in President Grover Cleveland’s 1893 then-secret surgery through Keen’s correspondence and reflections. Given the tumultuous financial markets at the time, President Cleveland’s health was kept secret, with Keen being entrusted to perform a quick yet safe surgery on the President while aboard the yacht Oneida. The collection primarily covers developments surrounding two events: the surgery on July 1st, 1893, and the publication of Keen’s...
Dates: 1893, 1905, 1915-1918

William W. Rutherford and A. T. Dean account books

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Identifier: MSS 2/317
Scope and Contents The collection contains two account books, 1831-1873, documenting the medical practice of Dr. William Wilson Rutherford, 1805-1873, and, in part, Dr. A. T. Dean, d. 1834. Items found interleaved in the account books were removed and placed in folders. The first account book, 1831-1841 (Bulk 1832-1836), is most likely from the period when Dr. Rutherford practiced medicine with Dr. Dean in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The account book lists patients, services rendered and their cost, and payments made. The...
Dates: 1831 - 1873

William Wood Gerhard papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/183
Scope and Contents This small collection of W. W. Gerhard's papers, 1834-1845, documenting his education and early career, contains letters received and sent, some correspondence of his brother, lawyer Benjamin Gerhard, and a few receipted bills and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection is composed of letters sent to Gerhard, 1834-1837, from colleagues, many of whom studied with him in Paris, The letters, several in French, describe medical student life and conditions there. Included are letters from A....
Dates: 1834 - 1845

William Zentmayer memoir of Dr. Posey

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Identifier: MSS 2/105
Scope and Contents Recounts William Campbell Posey’s education, published works, and professional career in ophthalmology. Memoir read before the Section on Ophthalmology of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 18 Oct. 1934, and College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 7 Jan. 1935.

Also published as: Zentmayer, William "Memoir of Dr. William Campbell Posey," Transactions of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, ser. 4, vol. 2 (1934), pp. xxiiixxviii.
Dates: 1834

Wilson family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/295
Scope and Contents The collection contains a small assortment of papers concerning the Wilson family of Philadelphia, 18611950.Folder 1 includes letters, bills, an address, signature cuttings, fragments of a student diary, and a typescript obituary of J. C. Wilson; most of this material documents the career and professional appointments of Dr. Wilson. Folder 2 contains two undated photoprints of J. C. Wilson. A typescript genealogical history of the Wilson family, compiled by physician W....
Dates: 1861 - 1950

Wilson Jewell papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/080
Scope and Contents This small collection of Wilson Jewell's letters, marriage certificates, and other items provides documentation of his personal life, 1824-1867, as well as the history of the Jewell family. The collection is divided into three series: letters and documents relating to Wilson Jewell, 1824-1867; a letter of his son, Howard L. Jewell, 1905; and papers relating to the Jewell family, 1821-1977.Items of note in the collection are, in Series 1, a letter, 1 May 1867, from Jewell to...
Dates: 1821 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1867

Wistar family papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/125
Scope and Contents This small collection contains personal letters, 1827-1859, one from Caspar Wistar, the others received by him from family members, and two undated poems. The undated letter from Wistar to [Caspar?] Morris describes the concern Wistar feels for his brother's failing eyesight, while the letter from S. M. Waln to Wistar, 10 January 1859, relates the efforts made to locate Wistar's son, Caspar, who disappeared in Australia in 1859. The collection also includes three letters,...
Dates: 1827 - 1859

World War II ration book of Arthur Dannenberg

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Identifier: MSS 388
Overview Arthur M. Dannenberg, Sr., born in Philadelphia on 7 January 1891, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1913. He served an internship at the Jewish Hospital of Philadelphia — now the Albert Einstein Medical Center (AEMC) — and then volunteered for service in the Medical Corps of the United States Army. After his service, he applied for an appointment to a junior position in the pediatrics department of the Jewish Hospital, and eventually became the senior...
Dates: August 1943

W.R. Stirling notes on the lectures of Henry McMurtrie

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Identifier: MSS 2/273
Scope and Contents These notes on Henry McMurtrie's anatomical and physiological lectures were taken by W. R. Stirling while he was a student at the Central High School of Philadelphia. The volume is marked "Vol. II" and contains notes on the muscles and digestive, respiratory, circulatory, and the nervous systems. In addition to notes, the volume contains numerous anatomical drawings.Stirling's notes reveal that McMurtrie's lectures on anatomy included information on famous anatomists and...
Dates: circa 1842

Yellow Fever Epidemic Correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 422
Overview In 1793, the yellow fever epidemic gripped Philadelphia, followed by smaller outbreaks in 1794, 1797, and 1798. Over 5,000 residents died during the first outbreak. At this time, the nation’s capital was located in Philadelphia. To avoid the “universal terror,” George Washington and Congress fled the city for the outlying suburbs. However, most residents did not have the means to re-locate. Benjamin Rush (1746-1813), a Philadelphia physician, refused to abandon the city. Rush...
Dates: 1794 - 1799

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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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