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William Sumner daybook

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Identifier: MSS 2/310
Scope and Contents Daybook, [1754] Mar. 6-1756 Nov. 30, documenting medical practice in Hebron, Conn.; attributed to physician William Sumner. Daybook lists patient name, fee, and reason for visit; some accounts settled as late as 1761. Occasional personal financial transactions included. Pages 1-2 lacking. Also includes 1764 Mar. 23 note of William Sumner and 1768 Feb. 11 bond of Benajmin Sumner to William and Hannah Sumner.

William T. Taylor correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 394
Content Description The William T. Taylor correspondence collection contains three items, including a letter to the Medical Examiner, written in 1852 and concerning the birth of triplets; a bibliography, presumably of his published works; and a statement of defense re James J. Levick's reinstatement to the Philadelphia County Medical Society.

William T. Taylor manuscript on maternal impressions affecting the fetus

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/031
Scope and Contents Manuscript of address to Philadelphia County Medical Society on 26 Apr. 1876. Taylor contends emotional or mental state of a mother can affect unborn child during pregnancy. He cites several examples, including spina bifida, strabismus, cleft palate, and various wounds, marks, and deformations, all connected with some prenatal sight or occurrence.

Additional Form: Published in Philadelphia Medical Times, vol. 7, no. 4., 1876.

William W. Keen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/076-01-06
Scope and Contents The William W. Keen papers are comprised of six separate collections, including correspondence, photographs, diaries, and newsclippings. Much of the correspondence deals with eithr family matters or the controversy vivisection. For more detail on the materials contained the Keen papers, please see the "Scope and Content" note for each series.

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

 Collection
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...

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...

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....

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.

Wilmer Worthington notes on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

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Identifier: 10a 33
Scope and Contents Two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Nathaniel Chapman at the University of Pennsylvania. Lecture topics include physiology, pathology, and the practice of medicine, including diseases of the circulatory, digestive, and respiratory systems, plus lectures on dropsy, gout and diseases of the genital organs. Each volume contains an index.

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....

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Materia Medica 30
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Medical societies -- Philadelphia, Pa. 23
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Medical students -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Nineteenth century 16
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University of Pennsylvania 43
University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine 36
College of Physicians of Philadelphia 32
Rush, Benjamin 18
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the President 17
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Chapman, Nathaniel 16
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Library 16
Jefferson Medical College 16
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary 14
Philadelphia General Hospital 14
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on the Mütter Museum 9
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Curator 9
Wood, George B. (George Bacon) 9
Coxe, John Redman 8
Mütter, Thomas D. (Thomas Dent) 8
Physick, Philip Syng 8
Hodge, H. Lenox (Hugh Lenox) 7
Leidy, Joseph 7
Mütter Museum 7
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa) 7
Philadelphia College of Medicine 7
Roberts, John Bingham 7
Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia 7
Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 6
Morse, Elliott H. (Elliott How) 6
Osler, William, Sir 6
Philadelphia County Medical Society 6
Radbill, Samuel X. 6
Carson, Joseph 5
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Treasurer 5
Dorsey, John Syng 5
Dunglison, Robley 5
Fisher, Charles Perry 5
Jackson, Samuel 5
Parrish, Joseph 5
Sturgis, Katharine R. (Katharine Rosenbaum) 5
United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (Board of Naval Surgeons) 5
University of Edinburgh 5
University of Pennsylvania. Hospital 5
Bache, Franklin 4
Blockley Almshouse 4
Deaver, John B. (John Blair) 4
Fowlers and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet 4
Gibbon, John Heysham, Jr. 4
Gibson, William 4
Girvin, John H. (John Harper) 4
Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David) 4
Hinsdale, Guy 4
McDaniel, W. B., II (Walton Brooks) 4
Medical Library Association 4
Mid-Eastern Regional Medical Library Service 4
Mitchell, Silas Weir 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
Wistar, Caspar 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. Building Committee 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 Medical History 3
College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Section on Public Health, Preventive, and Industrial Medicine 3
Curie, Marie 3
Da Costa, J. M. (Jacob Mendes) 3
Hare, Robert 3
Harvard Medical School 3
Horner, William E. (William Edmonds) 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
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
Barton, William Paul Crillon 2
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