Women in medicine
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/056
Scope and Contents Volume contains notes on lectures taken by Anna M. McAllister during third year of study at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Nov. 1872-Mar. 1873. Lecturers not identified but are: Rachel L. Bodley on chemistry; Emeline H. Cleveland on obstetrics and diseases of women; Isaac Comly on practice of medicine; Henry Hartshorne on diseases of children and hygiene; Charles Hermon Thomas on materia medica; and Benjamin B. Wilson on surgery. Lectures identified by subject and...
Dates: 1872 - 1873
Identifier: MSS 2/256
Scope and Contents The papers of Helen F. Barton, spanning 1896 to 1930, consist of photographs, an autograph album, clippings, and typescripts, all of which relate to the Philadelphia General Hospital and its Training School for Nurses.Series 1 contains twelve photographs taken at Philadelphia General Hospital, probably around 1896. Included are photographs of nurses and interns, the hospital grounds and buildings, and the Nurses' Home. Present is a photograph of an operation being performed...
Dates: 1896 - 1930
Identifier: MSS 2/355
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1903. She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and entered the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1935. She was forced to leave school when she contracted tuberculosis, but later resumed her studies and earned her medical degree in 1940. Sturgis became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1951 and was elected its first female president in 1972. The Katharine R....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1979; 1852 - 1985
Identifier: MSS 445
Overview Katharine Rosenbaum Guest Boucot Sturgis was born in Philadelphia in 1903, and graduated from Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia in 1940.Katharine R. Sturgis's connection with the College of Physicians of Philadelphia began in 1951 when she was elected a Fellow. In 1972, after more than twenty years as a member, Sturgis became the College's first woman president. A year later, she was forced to retire due to health problems. Sturgis died in Philadelphia in 1987....
Dates: 1953-1975; undated
Identifier: MSS 2/020
Scope and Contents This small collection of papers of Margaret Castex Sturgis touches on many aspects of her medical career and interests during her time in the Philadelphia area. The collection is particularly strong in the areas of gynecology and cervical cancer research.The collection is divided into six small series. Series 1 concerns Sturgis' teaching career while at Woman's Medical College. The bulk of this series is the text of a complete course of twelve lectures on gynecology from...
Dates: 1927 - 1946
Identifier: MSS 6/004
Scope and Contents Number of cases / variables--7 case variables:; name of variable--patient name, date of admission, person responsible, weekly charge, date of discharge, amount due, remarks on the case.Monthly records kept by matron for patients admitted to Fall River Hospital, 1898 Nov. 15- Oct. 30. Many patients were charity cases. Records of outpatient service included. Includes undated report concerning advisability of retaining a lawyer to collect accounts and procedures for handling...
Dates: 1898 - 1900