Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:
Records of the Mütter Museum II
Identifier: CPP 7/005-01
Overview The Mütter Museum was founded in 1856 when Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter bequeathed his personal medical museum to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. From Thomas Mütter’s collection, the museum grew as a noted repository for unique collections of medical specimens across the world.This collection of the records of the Mütter Museum span the years 1969 to 2009, although the bulk of the material dates from 1999 through 2006. The records document the educational programs of the...
Dates: 1969-2009; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2006
Records of the National Convention for Revising the Pharmacopoeia
Identifier: MSS 3/001
Scope and Contents The records of the National Convention for Revising the Pharmacopoeia cover the fourth meeting (1850) and the fifth meeting (1860).The records of the fourth meeting documents the labors and progress of the Committee of Revision and Publication from 1850 to 1855. Included are the committee's minute books; records of the distribution of the Pharmacopoeia; a draft report on the committee's work sent by George Bacon Wood to Harvey Lindsly, the secretary of the National Convention,...
Dates: 1850-1855; 1858-1864
Records of the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Identifier: MSS 3/019
Scope and Contents Volume of copies of outgoing correspondence, 1844-1861, of Robert Milham Hartley, first Corresponding Secretary and General Agent of the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor. Volume documents organization and first years of relief work of Association. Correspondence concerns funding appeals and donations; organizational matters; letters on individual charity cases; and statistical reports of diet, fuel use, employment, and emigration. Extracts of printed reports and...
Dates: 1844 - 1861
Records of The Office of Operations II
Identifier: CPP 8/003
Overview In 2010, the Office of Operations was organized to oversee hospitality, front of house and receptionist, visitor services, hall and grounds, renovations, security, and the parking lot. Previously, at least as far back as 1991, the management of facilities and special events fell under the responsibilities of the Office of Institutional Advancement (as of 2015, merged with Office of Development and External Affairs and Office of Communications into the Office of Advancement).The...
Records of the Office of Secretary of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
Identifier: MSS 3/018
Scope and Contents The records of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery consist of membership lists; minutes of regular meetings and Council meetings; reports; fellowship applications; and subject files.
Dates: 1953 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1988
Records of the Office of Secretary-Treasurer of the Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia
Identifier: MSS 3/012
Scope and Contents This small collection of miscellaneous records, 1922-1934, preserved by Jay Besson Rudolphy, Secretary Treasurer of the Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia, documents the formation of the organization, its membership, and its typical activities. The collection includes a copy of the Club's constitution, financial reports, a membership list, several letters from newly elected members, a 1928 report of the Program Committee which describes plans for the coming year, and minutes of a meeting...
Dates: 1922 - 1934
Records of the Office of the Curator
Identifier: CPP 7/002-06
Scope and Contents The collection, 1865-1922, contains correspondence and reports of curators of the Mutter Museum, particularly Thomas Hewson Bache, and letters received by members, generally chairmen, of the Committee on the Mutter Museum, including S. Weir Mitchell, William Hunt, George McClellan, and Henry Morris. Some drafts of minutes and reports of ,the committee are included. The collection documents the early growth and development of the Mutter Museum.Series 1, records of the curators,...
Dates: 1865 - 1926
Records of the Philadelphia County Medical Society
Identifier: MSS 3/013
Scope and Contents The records of the Philadelphia County Medical Society document the activities of two committees within the Society: the Committee on Maternal Welfare and the Committee on Archives.The Committee on Maternal Welfare records consists of records of committee meetings, materials used in conducting maternal mortality surveys, maternal death reports, and correspondence. The records, 1944 to 1973, were maintained by M. Agnes Gowdey, recording secretary of the Committee on Maternal...
Dates: 1912 - 1943
Records of the Philadelphia General Hospital Osler Memorial Committee
Identifier: MSS 6/005-02
Overview The Osler Memorial Committee was formed in October 1939. The committee was appointed by David Riesman, President of the Medical Board of the Philadelphia General Hospital. The objective of the committee was to create a museum and memorial to Sir William Osler in the old autopsy house of the Philadelphia General Hospital and to organize a ceremony marking the dedication of the building. After the completion of its duties, the Osler Memorial Committee was discharged in December 1940. At this...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1941; 1894 - 1941
Records of the Philadelphia Pediatric Society
Identifier: MSS 3/016-01
Scope and Contents These records of the Philadelphia Pediatric Society, spanning 1896 to 1956, provide a detailed account of the activities of the Society during its first sixty years. Included in the collection is the original constitution and by laws of the Society, as well as subsequent amendments; minutes from regular meetings, board meetings, and annual business meetings; numerous abstracts and essays, most unpublished, which were delivered at Society meetings; the presidential addresses of ten...
Dates: 1896 - 1956