Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 433
Overview George Bacon Wood was born in New Jersey 1797 and received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1818. He was one of the founders of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1821, but resigned in 1835 to become Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy at the University of Pennsylvania. Later he became Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine, a position he held until he retired in 1860. He died in Philadelphia in 1879.The George Bacon Wood writings are a small...
Dates: 1848; undated
Identifier: MSS 2/030
Scope and Contents This extensive collection of Henry Hartshorne's papers documents his professional life and activities, concentrating on texts of his lecture courses to students and manuscripts of his published and unpublished writings.Series 1 consists of sketchy records of Hartshorne's private medical practice which began in 1848. The series contains a journal with a chronological account of his patients from the opening of the office until 20 October 1848. The journal includes financial...
Dates: 1836 - 1897
Identifier: MSS 2/254
Scope and Contents This small collection of Hugh M. Kinghorn's papers on tuberculosis includes holograph and typescript writings and speeches, translations of articles, and some examination procedural items from the Trudeau Sanitorium. Series 1 includes Kinghorn's personal recollections of Edward R. Baldwin, Edward Livingston Trudeau, and the Montreal General Hospital and a biographical article on Peter Dettweiler, published in Kinghorn's The Cure of Pulmonary Tuberculosis by Rest and Exercise...
Dates: 1903 - 1957
Identifier: MSS 2/124
Scope and Contents This small collection of Deaver family papers, 1903-1978, assembled by J. Montgomery Deaver, contains biographical information on family members; financial material, particularly papers concerning the estate of Deaver's mother, Caroline Randall Deaver; two typescript addresses on surgical topics by Deaver's father, John B. Deaver; and several photographs of John B. Deaver and J. Montgomery Deaver.
Dates: 1903 - 1978
Identifier: Acc. 1994-019
Scope and Contents This collection has not been processed. However, the contents of the six boxes seem to be somewhat arranged in a comprehensive manner. The collection includes operation files; correspondence; reprints; speeches and other writings; photgraphs; and awards, certificates, and licenses.
Dates: 1914 - 1994
Identifier: MSS 2/046
Scope and Contents The John Solis Cohen papers consist of five collections. This first collection contains correspondence, addresses, and published and unpublished manuscripts of articles and textbooks documenting J. Solis Cohen's research, labors, and concerns in the fields of laryngology and tuberculosis throughout most of his professional career. The other four collections consist of three volumes of scrapbooks the case of Emperor Frederick III of Germany and seven volumes of lecture notes.For a...
Dates: 1856 - 1922
Identifier: MSS 442
Overview James Tyson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1841. He earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1863, and served as acting assistant surgeon in the United States Army and resident physician at the Pennsylvania Hospital. Later he served as professor of pathology at Penn. Tyson succeeded William Pepper as chair in the practice of medicine, a position he held until 1914. He was elected a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1866, and served as its...
Dates: circa 1873-1914; undated
Identifier: MSS 2/075-02
Overview The John Ashhurst Papers collection documents the life and professional career of Dr. John Ashhurst from 1846 to 1901. John Ashhurst was a prominent Philadelphia surgeon who worked at the Hospital of the Protestant Episcopal Church, as well as the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He also wrote extensively on the subject of surgery, writing the book The Principles and Practice of Surgery, which was published in several editions. Located in the collection are...
Dates: 1846-1901, undated
Identifier: MSS 2/036-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains John B. Deaver’s manuscripts of over two hundred public addresses, 1904-1931, on many topics, particularly surgery and his surgical experiences; eight typescript articles, 1907-1930; notes of various subjects, 1905-1926; and miscellaneous material, generally biographical or bibliographical in nature, 1909-1932. Series 1 contains addresses to medical organizations and societies, including College of Physicians of Philadelphia, John B. Deaver Surgical Society, Clinical...
Dates: 1904 - 1931
Identifier: MSS 2/117
Scope and Contents Address describes history of smallpox diagnosis, distinguishes between smallpox and chicken pox on basis of diagnostic aspects, such as lesions, and lists other illnesses which may be confused with smallpox.
Dates: 1927 Nov. /