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Essays

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Hadden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 368
Overview The Samuel Hadden Papers contain the personal papers of Dr. Samuel Bernard Hadden (1900-1988). Born in Dunmore, PA Dr. Hadden completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. He then served his internship and residency at the Philadelphia General Hospital. He pursued his interest in neuro-psychology, earning attention for his work in group psychotherapy. While Dr. Hadden was regarded as a compassionate therapist, his views on the treatment of male homosexual...
Dates: 1924 - 1956

Samuel Patterson, Jr. essay and examination questions

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Identifier: MSS 2/210
Scope and Contents Collection contains essay on the medicinal and therapeutic uses of iron and twelve examination questions with responses by Samuel D. Patterson, 1858 Apr. 19 and 20. Essay and questions form part of Patterson’s application for admission to the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy. Essay was written at the U.S. Naval Home in Philadelphia and presented to the Board of Naval Surgeons of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
Dates: 1858

Silas Weir Mitchell typescripts

 Item
Identifier: MSS 424
Overview 1) A case of uncomplicated hysteria in the male, 1904; 2) Two letters to Dr. Osler concerning his book on science and immortality, 1904; and 3) Address to the American Neurological Association by the President, S. Weir Mitchell, 1909.

Previously catalogued as 10a 195.
Dates: 1904; 1909

Stephen Cheek essay on yellow fever

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Identifier: MSS 2/103
Scope and Contents "An inaugural essay on yellow fever: presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine" Cheek maintains yellow fever itself is not contagious but communicable only under certain climatic conditions. He then discusses the yellow fever outbreak in New Orleans in 1853 and describes symptoms and possible methods of treatment.
Dates: undated

Thomas Hewson essay on the treatment of varicose veins

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/229-02
Scope and Contents Essay read to College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 29 Oct. 1833, describing cause of varicose veins and treatment by surgery and application of pressure. Includes case description from Pennsylvania Hospital.
Dates: 1833

Thomas J. Grahame essay on influenza

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Identifier: MSS 2/161
Scope and Contents Thomas J. Grahame defines influenza and describes current theories of its causation, symptoms, and treatment, 1857.
Dates: 1857

W. Sampson Handley manuscript on the origin of bone deposits in breast cancer

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Identifier: MSS 427
Overview William Sampson Handley MD, MS, FRCS (12 April 1872 – 1962) was an English surgeon who influenced the development of cancer surgery.

Paper originally published in the Surgical Clinics of North America, vol. VII, no. 1 (February 1927): 47.

Previously catalogued as 10a 288.
Dates: circa 1927

William Bishop essay on cholera

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Identifier: MSS 2/160
Scope and Contents William Bishop relates history, symptoms, cause, nature, and treatment of Asiatic cholera, 1859.
Dates: 1859-02-23

William Bronson essay on the heartbeat

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Identifier: MSS 2/153
Scope and Contents Student essay concerning heartbeat written by William H. Bronson for Sidney I. Smith, professor of comparative anatomy in Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University, 23 Mar. 1891. Includes certificate, 30 June 1888, from Sheffield Scientific School concerning Bronson’s examination and admission.
Dates: 1891-03-23

William M. Speed essay on marasmus

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Identifier: MSS 2/164
Scope and Contents William M. Speed describes marasmus and its treatment, 1857. Titled "William M. Speed essay on marasmus presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine."
Dates: 1857-06-05