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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.
Dates: 1754 - 1756

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.
Dates: 1852; 1886; undated

William T. Taylor manuscript on maternal impressions affecting the fetus

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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.
Dates: 1876

William W. Keen correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 430
Overview William Williams Keen, surgeon and neurologist, was born on 19 January 1837 in Philadelphia. He was the third son of merchant William W. Keen and Susan (Budd) Keen. Keen married Emma Corinna Borden in 1867; they had four daughters, Corinne, Florence, Dora, and Margaret. William W. Keen died on 7 June 1932.Keen graduated from Brown University in 1859. He entered Jefferson Medical College in 1860, left in 1861 to become Surgeon to the 5th Massachusetts Regiment, then returned to...
Dates: 1876-1927; undated

William W. Keen papers

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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.
Dates: 1855 - 1932

William W. Keen papers II

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Identifier: MSS 444
Overview William Williams Keen, surgeon and neurologist, was born in 1837 in Philadelphia. He entered Jefferson Medical College in 1860, left in 1861 to become Surgeon to the 5th Massachusetts Regiment, then returned to Jefferson and received his M.D. in 1862. He then became Acting Assistant Surgeon in the U.S. Army. In 1887, at St. Mary's Hospital in Philadelphia, Keen performed the first successful removal of a brain tumor in the United States. He was the first physician to perform a decompression...
Dates: 1885-1926

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

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Osler, William, Sir 8
Dunglison, Robley 7
Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine 7
Leidy, Joseph 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
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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
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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
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Micozzi, Marc S. 3
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Muller, George P. (George Paul) 3
Neilson, Thomas R. (Thomas Rundle) 3
Pancoast, Joseph 3
Philadelphia General Hospital. School of Nursing 3
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Sizer, Nelson 3
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
United States Naval Home (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
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Wistar, Caspar 3
Wood, Francis C. (Francis Clark) 3
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American Association for the History of Medicine 2
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