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Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the United States Marine Hospital II

Identifier: CPP 1/002-02
Overview On 16 July 1798, the United States Congress established the Marine Hospital Service under the Treasury Department for the benefit of sick and disabled members of the mercantile marine. Each seaman was assessed a tax of 40 cents per month, and these dues were fed into a hospital fund which paid for the Service. The first marine hospital opened at Washington Point, Virginia, in 1800.The Service was reorganized in 1870. Its activities were standardized under the Supervising Surgeon....
Dates: 1870-1934; undated; Majority of material found within 1877 - 1882

Records of the William F. Jenks Prize Committee

Identifier: CPP 10/003-01
Scope and Contents Reports to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from the William F. Jenks Prize Committee on the second and third triennial essay competitions, 1890-1895. The reports state the subject for the competition, attest that it has been properly advertised, and name the 1895 competition winner.
Dates: 1890 - 1895

Reports of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP 10/014-02
Scope and Contents The collection contains reports, generally undated, documenting the work of the Committee on the Revision of the Pharmacopoeia, 1877-1880. Each report, filed alphabetically by Latin name, concerns a specific preparation or substance and defines, describes, and details the method of producing the substance. Several items are noted with the date of committee approval; others are recommended for omission. The reports are written by members of the committee, specifically, John B. Biddle, Robert...
Dates: 1877 - 1880

Reports of the Representative of the President on the State Quarantine Board

Identifier: CPP 10/020-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of triennial reports submitted to the President of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia by Richard A. Cleemann, representative of the President on the State Quarantine Board of Pennsylvania. The reports, 1893 to 1911, document the activities of the Board. The reports discuss the formulation of the rules and regulations of the Board, the selection of the location for the new quarantine station, and the expenses involved in the project. Also included are figures on...
Dates: 1893 - 1911

Reports on public health matters from the Office of the Secretary of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP 1/008-01
Scope and Contents This collection of reports and related items, 1834-1839, preserved by the Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, documents the College's position on public health issues in Philadelphia, particularly the prevention of disease by draining or filling stagnant ponds and promoting public squares and tree-lined walkways. There are also several items concerning water pollution in the Schuylkill River. The collection includes two reports of the College's Committee on...
Dates: 1834 - 1839

S. D. Risley papers

Identifier: MSS 2/006
Scope and Contents This collection of S. D. Risley's professional papers, 18811913, consist of ophthalmological case records, 1886-1908, many from the Philadelphia Polyclinic and College for Graduates in Medicine; a surgeon's report of Wills Eye Hospital, 1901; manuscript and typescript versions of articles concerning ophthalmology, cataract and other eye diseases, and surgical instruments and treatments, 1881-1913; correspondence, reports, and related materials concerning eye examinations for school...
Dates: 1881 - 1913

Small collections of the Office of the President

Identifier: CPP 2/012
Overview This collection dates from 1908 to 1985, and consists of single files containing documentation left by various College Presidents. Researchers should note that there is not a substantial amount of information regarding any one President’s term found in this collection.

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Dates: 1908-1985

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

United States Army 95th Evacuation Hospital reports

Identifier: MSS 387
Overview The 95th Evacuation Hospital’s official station was set up at Fort Breckenridge, Kentucky on August 25, 1942. In April 1943, the Hospital shipped out to North Africa from New York City. The unit served as support to the U.S. Fifth Army through the end of the North Africa campaign, as well as Italian campaigns at Naples-Foggia, Anzio, and Rome-Arno. In August 1944, the Hospital was reassigned to the U.S. Seventh Army, and supported it through campaigns in southern France, the Rhineland,...
Dates: 1944 - 1945