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Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Sturgis Photograph Collection
Overview The Sturgis Photograph Collection was donated to the College in the early 1980s by Doctors Katharine R. and Samuel B. Sturgis. It contains a large number of the College's pictures and oversize documents (diplomas, certificates, etc.). The subjects of the materials range from portraits of physicians, early hospital buildings, group photographs of medical societies, and class photographs of medical school students, to lecture matriculation cards and medical illustrations. Researchers should...
Thomas Grier Miller papers
Identifier: MSS 2/148
Scope and Contents This collection contains biographical and genealogical information, correspondence with individuals and institutions, addresses, writings, photographs, and awards, certificates and diplomas, 1890-1981, documenting T. Grier Miller's life, interests, and career, particularly his gastroenterological research at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.Major correspondents in the collection are: William Bennett Bean, T. H. Boon, W. Russell Brain, Katharine O'Shea Elsom,...
Dates: 1890 - 1981
Thomas R. Neilson papers
Identifier: MSS 2/021
Scope and Contents This collection of Thomas R. Neilson's papers touches on many areas of the professional career and personal life of this Philadelphia physician, surgeon, and teacher. The bulk of the collection, comprised of professional correspondence and surgical case records, comes from a narrow period of time, 1888 to 1892, years when Neilson was approaching middle age and was well advanced in medical career. His early education, family affairs, and financial situation are also documented....
Dates: 1865 - 1937
Travel diary and other writings [anonymous]
Identifier: MSS 2/178
Scope and Contents This small collection contains the holograph diary of the physician from his 1910-1911 voyage to Arabia, India, and Africa, as well as the itinerary from his 1929 voyage to Sweden and Poland, and a few poems.The 1910-1911 diary contains the physician's account of his experiences and sights on his journey from Philadelphia, across the Atlantic and Mediterranean to Egypt, around Arabia and through the Persian Gulf to India, around the coast of Africa, and back across the...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
Truman G. Schnabel, Jr., Papers
Identifier: MSS 380
Overview The Truman G. Schnabel, Jr., Papers date from 1908 to 2007 and represent Schnabel’s career at Philadelphia General Hospital and in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Medicine, as well as the numerous professional medical organizations in which he was involved. The collection is divided into eight series: Boards, Committees, and Groups; Correspondence; Foundations; Lectures, Speeches, and Talks; Personal Files; Philadelphia General Hospital; Published Articles; and Truman G....
Dates: 1908 - 2007
Walter B. Shelley papers
Identifier: MSS 2/147
Scope and Contents This collection of 54 letters, 1951-1954, to Walter B. Shelley from dermatologists around the world, contains biographical information which was used in Shelley's Classics in clinical dermatology (1953). Most of the correspondents convey photographs and information on their own life, career, and work or that of relatives.Correspondents are: Stuart D. Allen, Paul Blum, Aldo Castellani, Helen O. Curth, Niels Danbolt, Oskar Gans, Henri Gougerot, Sir Archibald Gray, Sven...
Dates: 1951 - 1954
William S. Playfair portraits of cases of rest treatment
Identifier: MSS 2/001
Scope and Contents Before-and-after photographs of six female patients of W. S. Playfair who had undergone rest-cure treatment for hysteria and neurasthenia. Treatment included seclusion and rest, massage, electricity, and regimented diet. According to donor, S. Weir Mitchell, Playfair exhibited either the cases or, more probably, the photographs to British Medical Association. Playfair did describe four cases of this type to the Medical Section of British Medical Association, Worcester, England, 9 Aug. 1882....
Dates: circa 1880s
William W. Keen papers
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
Wilson family papers
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....
Dates: 1861 - 1950