Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/351
Overview Arthur K. Asbury (b. 1928), Van Meter Professor of Neurology Emeritus, is an internationally recognized neurologist, best known for his clinical and experimental studies of peripheral neuropathies. Most of his career was spent at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he was a clinician, educator, researcher, and administrator. The bulk of this collection documents Dr. Asbury's work as Vice Dean of Research and Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania...
Identifier: CPP 7/002-07
Scope and Contents This collection of correspondence with related reports and committee minutes of the curators and custodians of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia's Mutter Museum and College Collections, 1828-1981, documents the acquisition of specimens, instruments, portraits, and medals, as well as the use and development of the collections.Series 1 contains records of the museum curators, including a disbound letterbook, 1849-1894, and letters, 1828-1939, concerning the acquisition,...
Identifier: MSS 2/336
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondencem typescripts, ephemera, photogrphs and slides, memoranda, and records of operations. It documents the career of Murtagh and many of the operations and procedures within the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), the hospital at Temple University, and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Mostly, the collection concerns Murtagh's work as a neurosurgeon at HUP. The history of procedures he performed is well covered as are his...
Identifier: CPP 2/002-02
Scope and Contents The general correspondence files of Katharine R. Sturgis, spanning 1972 to 1978, consist primarily of correspondence and photographs. The majority of the correspondence spans 1972 to 1973 and pertains to Sturgis' role as President of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and as an active member in numerous Philadelphia area medical organizations. Also present is material relating to the September 1972 Louis Pasteur Wine Tasting Party and photographs documenting the October 1972 banquet held...
Identifier: MSS 2/120
Scope and Contents This small collection of J. F. McClendon's papers, 19121953, contains research correspondence, records of his work with the American Public Health Association's Study Committee on Endemic Goitre, and typescripts of his published articles and lectures. The bulk of the material concerns McClendon's work on goiter and iodine.Series 1 contains a chronological file of correspondence, 1925-1944, concerning biochemistry; product samples and information; the effect of iodine on...
Identifier: CPP 2/002-03
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia in 1903, and graduated from Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia in 1940.Katharine R. Sturgis's connection with the College of Physicians of Philadelphia began in 1951 when she was elected a Fellow. In 1972, after more than twenty years as a member, Sturgis became the College's first woman president. A year later, she was forced to retire due to health problems. Sturgis died in Philadelphia in 1987....
Identifier: MSS 6/007
Scope and Contents This positive photocopy of a minute book of the Medical Staff of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, spanning 22 January 1900 to 28 November 1916, contains minutes of special and regular meetings of the Medical Staff. The minutes provide information about the staff, residents, and visiting physicians at St. Christopher's Hospital during the early part of the twentieth century.The minutes of the Medical Staff document the selection of candidates to fill vacancies in St....
Identifier: MSS 6/010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a minute book, 1887-1902, of the Massachusetts Infant Asylum. The volume contains minutes of the monthly meetings of the Asylum’s directors and the annual and special meetings of the corporation. Some miscellaneous items, such as lists of officers, are interleaved in the volume. The minutes are arranged chronologically. The minutes of the Asylum’s board deal primarily with policy, goverance, financial, and administrative affairs. The board minutes include information...
Minutes of the Committee on Medical Research of the Office of Scientific Research and Development of the United States
Identifier: MSS 1/003-01
Scope and Contents The volume (disbound) contains copies of the minutes with related correspondence of the Committee on Medical Research of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1944 Sept. 21-1946 Sept. 27-28, documenting the committee's work through the end of World War II and its demobilization. Included is a list of the committee's resolutions, 19411945. The minutes bear occasional holograph notes written by its chairman, Alfred N. Richards.Responsibilities and concerns of the...
Identifier: CPP 10/007-04
Scope and Contents The minutes of the Committee on the Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, spanning 1865 to 1990, provide detailed information about the objectives, development, and administration of this renowned medical museum. Interfiled with the minutes of the Committee on the Mutter Museum are minutes, 1973-1990, of the Committee on College Collections. Also present in the collection are annual reports from both committees, curator's reports, and reports to Council....