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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 419
Overview Douglas P. Murphy (1893-1971) served as a surgeon in the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) with the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) during World War I. During his military service, Murphy worked in several medical hospitals in France from 1917 until the war’s end in 1918. Surviving the war intact, and even managing to get married during his time overseas, Murphy returned home to Philadelphia and opened his own obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) practice. His clinical experience eventually...
Identifier: MSS 2/322
Scope and Contents The collection contains an account book, 1866-1872, and a casebook, 1864-1871, documenting the medical practice of Philadelphia, Pa. physician Harry Flickwir Baxter, 1844-1901. Items found interleaved in the casebook were removed and placed in folders. Series 1 contains the account book, 1866-1872. All accounts are listed under an individual, and the volume has a name index. The account book lists the patient, his or her address, services rendered and their cost, and payments made. The service...
Identifier: MSS 2/316
Scope and Contents The collection contains four daybooks, 1824-1873 (Bulk 1837-1852), and two account books, 1826-1850, documenting the medical practice of Jason Howard Ames in Bradford, N.H. and the surrounding area. Items found interleaved in the volumes were removed and placed in folders. The daybooks list the patient and the services rendered and their cost. A brief description of the service provided is included. One daybook, (dates), has a name index. Notable services rendered include reduction of a...
Identifier: MSS 2/318
Scope and Contents The collection contains seventy-nine letters and postal cards received, 1883-1893, nine diaries, 1890-1899, two account books, 1886-1891, one recipe book, [n.d.], and miscellaneous items, [n.d.], documenting the personal life and patent medicine business of Lucius F. Wood in West Townsend, Mass. and the surrounding area. The series of letter and postal cards received, 1883-1893, is divided into two subseries: personal and business. Both subseries are arranged chronologically. An alphabetical...
Identifier: MSS 6/014-01
Overview Established in 1855, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was the first hospital in the United States to care exclusively for children, and was key in establishing the foundations of modern day pediatric medicine. Medical staff members at CHOP have been at the forefront of innovation for decades, and their work has had impacts which can be seen to this day, in the form of the Isolette Incubator, the Measles vaccine, and its participation in The Human Genome Project. The Children's Hospital...
Identifier: MSS 6/014-02
Overview The Children's Seashore House (CSH) was established Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1872 as a rehabilitation center for children. Founded on the belief in the restorative powers of the ocean and fresh seashore air, CSH was the first pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the nation, and the fourth oldest pediatric hospital in the United States. Today, CSH is located in Philadelphia, on the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) campus, after having been acquired by CHOP in 1998. Remarkable...
Identifier: MSS 2/301
Scope and Contents Daybook, 1936 Sept. 16-1936 Dec. 31, of Russell E. Morgan’s first months of medical practice in Annville, Lebanon Co., Pa., lists patients, brief descriptions of services rendered, and account settlements; monthly summaries of income and expenses included. Appointment book, 1940, lists patients and account settlements.
Identifier: MSS 2/326
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an account book, 1872-1883, kept by physician William Brower, 1842-1919. Accounts are recorded under the names of individuals, and the volume has a name index. Entries under each account list the services rendered and their cost, who received the service, and any payments made. The bulk of entries list only visit as the service, but more description, such as vaccination, is occasionally provided.
Identifier: MSS 2/317
Scope and Contents The collection contains two account books, 1831-1873, documenting the medical practice of Dr. William Wilson Rutherford, 1805-1873, and, in part, Dr. A. T. Dean, d. 1834. Items found interleaved in the account books were removed and placed in folders. The first account book, 1831-1841 (Bulk 1832-1836), is most likely from the period when Dr. Rutherford practiced medicine with Dr. Dean in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The account book lists patients, services rendered and their cost, and payments made. The...