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Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/040
Scope and Contents Mount Sinai Hospital, concerning appointment or resignation of staff members; an 1879 report concerning closing dispensary on certain days of the week; letters from Rudolf Tanszky, Secretary of Medical Staff, concerning irregular attendance of the staff; applications for positions; expressions of regret from Board of Directors and Medical Board at Jacobi’s resignation in 1883; and printed version of Out-Door Department’s staff rules and regulations.
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 1/006-01
Scope and Contents The committee reports in this collection are part of the records of the Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The reports span the tenures of six secretaries of the College of Physicians: John H. Packard (1862-1877), William G, Porter (1877-1879), Richard A, Cleemann (1879-1885), Isaac Norris, Jr. (1885-1890), Charles W, Dulles (1890-1896), and Thomas R. Neilson (1896- 1914), The reports, spanning 1867 to 1911, were produced by various ad-hoc committees appointed...
Identifier: CPP 10/019-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains the first deed of trust, 2 February 1850, between the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Trustees of the Building Fund; the continuation of the deed of the trust, 9 February 1859; and a report, 1 February 1861, of the trustees concerning the purchase of a lot adjoining the College premises at 13th and Locust streets.
Identifier: MSS 2/344
Overview Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to...
Identifier: MSS 2/251
Overview Ernest A. Spiegel, M.D., was an Austrian-born internationally recognized neurologist. He emigrated to the United States in 1930, where he spent much of his career at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He finished his career at the National Parkinson FOundation in Miami. Spiegel is well-known for his work in developing the stereotactic technique. He passed away in 1985. The papers of Ernest Spiegel reflect his varied interests in neurological research and publication from his...
Identifier: MSS 402
Overview Evelyn Matthews Cook Bauerle was born in 1910 in Rahway Union, New Jersey. She graduated from Ursinus College in 1930, majoring in chemistry and biology, and assisted Benjamin Gruskin in setting up his new research lab at Temple Medical School, running most of tests summarized in Gruskin’s published articles. She remained there until 1939. Bauerle died in 2002 in York, Pennsylvania.Benjamin Gruskin was born in 1878 in either Lithuania or Russia (accounts vary). He graduated from...
Final report of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Identifier: CPP 10/015-01
Scope and Contents Final report, dated 1890 Feb. 1, of the committee appointed by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to review and revise the 1880 edition of the Pharmacopoeia of the United States. The report is in the hand of the committee’s chairman, W. S. W. Ruschenberger, and recommends that quantities of ingredients be stated "in parts by weight", the langauge of the pharmacopoeia be simple, straightforward, and comprehensible, and metric measurements and the centigrade scale be avoided. The report...
Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...
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...