Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/004
Scope and Contents Volume compiled by Caspar Morris during residency at Pennsylvania Hospital with descriptions of five cases, 18241826, and observations concerning Philadelphia Board of Health’s report on epidemic of bilious remittant fever in Bristol, Pa., in 1825. Two cases were head injuries; description, circa 1849, of later medical history of one patient, B. L., included.Additional Form: Case of B. L. summarized in Morris, J. Cheston "United Fracture of Skull of Very Old Standing," Summary of...
Dates: 1824 - 1826
Identifier: MSS 2/085
Scope and Contents This small collection of Daniel J. Swinney's student lecture notes and related papers, recipe book, daybook, and vaccination records, 1808-1827, documents the education and early medical career of an obscure country physician during the early 19th century.The collection is divided into two series. Series 1 concerns Swinney's medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, 1808-1809, and includes a receipt for his 1808-1809 session fee; an 1809 copy of Benjamin Rush's...
Dates: 1808 - 1827
Identifier: MSS 2/088
Scope and Contents Volume of student notes taken in Latin by Jacques Lamarque on lectures of Jacques Lazerme at Montpellier, France, 1729. Contents include descriptions and treatment of internal diseases, such as mania and epilepsy, then diseases of eye, ear, nose, mouth and teeth, chest, abdomen, fevers, diseases of women, diseases of infants, and venereal diseases. Section on venereal diseases may be based on either lectures of Jean Astruc or Astruc’s teachings as related by Lazerme.Entitled...
Identifier: MSS 2/083
Scope and Contents Three volumes bound as one containing beginning of Chapman’s lecture course on practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Volume 1 concerns description and treatment of fevers, including yellow fever; volume 2, hemorrhages; and volume 3, respiratory diseases, including croup, asthma, and consumption.
Dates: 1818 - 1820
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