Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/251
Overview Ernest A. Spiegel, M.D., was an Austrian-born internationally recognized neurologist. He emigrated to the United States in 1930, where he spent much of his career at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He finished his career at the National Parkinson FOundation in Miami. Spiegel is well-known for his work in developing the stereotactic technique. He passed away in 1985. The papers of Ernest Spiegel reflect his varied interests in neurological research and publication from his...
Identifier: MSS 2/039-03
Scope and Contents This collection, spanning 1856 to 1858, consists of signed autograph letters sent by George Bacon Wood to his wife, Caroline, while she was visiting family in Greenwich, New Jersey. In these letters, Wood describes the events at home in Philadelphia, including his lectures at the University of Pennsylvania; the visits of friends, family members, and students; the progress of his latest book; and meetings of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Other letters in the collection were...
Dates: 1856 - 1858
Identifier: MSS 2/315
Scope and Contents Volume of essays delivered to unidentified medical society in Edinburgh, 1753, concerning rickets; phlebotomy as a treatment for fever; and history and practice of medicine.
Identifier: MSS 3/014
Scope and Contents Letter, 1790 July 18, opening communications with College of Physicians of Philadelphia in response to letter of April 1789 and expressing support for an American pharmacopoeia and need for pharmaceutical standards. Signed by Committee of Correspondence, Ebenezer Beardsley, Elnathan Beach, Leverett Hubbard, Eneas Munson, and Samuel Nesbitt.
Identifier: MSS 2/342
Scope and Contents Contents: Recipe book/scrapbook -- Medical license registration certificate, May 18, 1893 -- American Medical Association membership certificate, no. 17452 (undated) -- Invoice forms -- Envelopes containing tags from books formerly on display now a) Retained in the Library b) Removed from the Library
Dates: 1893, undated
Identifier: MSS 3/004
Scope and Contents The collection was assembled by three of the Society's secretary treasurers, Abraham Noordergraaf (1965-1967), N. Ty Smith (1967-1970), and Edward W. Bixby, Jr., (1970-1976), and it presents a comprehensive view of the duties of that office as well as of the history of the Society.The existing official minutes of the annual meetings of the BRS, 1963-1976, are contained in Series 1. No minutes for meetings before 1963 have survived (with the exception of a copy of the 1958...
Dates: 1956 - 1981
Identifier: MSS 2/274
Scope and Contents The papers of Robert Blake Cruice, spanning 1861 to 1899, consist of a biographical sketch, correspondence and general business papers from his tenure as an assistant surgeon in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, papers pertaining to his military pension claim, and miscellaneous material concerning various societies and institutions with which Cruice was associated.Series 1 contains a biographical sketch on the life of Robert Blake Cruice; the author of this undated...
Dates: 1861 - 1899
Identifier: MSS 365
Overview The Roderick Tondreau papers include papers compiled by Dr. Roderick R. Tondreau, a former President of the Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society. The bulk of this collection details the activities of the Roentgen Ray Society during Dr. Tondreau’s membership. The Reference folder contains academic papers used for reference. Correspondence folder includes letters to and from Dr. Tondreau regarding Society activities. Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society Papers folder contains correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1920 - 1993
Identifier: MSS 3/017
Scope and Contents This photograph album documents the 1925 European tour of the Society of Clinical Surgery. The Society visited clinics and surgeons in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and England. Included are photographs of scenic views, tourist attractions, and members of the Society. Of special interest, however, are the numerous photographs of clinics, hospitals, and famous European surgeons. Many of these photographs where taken while the surgeons were performing...
Overview The Sturgis Photograph Collection was donated to the College in the early 1980s by Doctors Katharine R. and Samuel B. Sturgis. It contains a large number of the College's pictures and oversize documents (diplomas, certificates, etc.). The subjects of the materials range from portraits of physicians, early hospital buildings, group photographs of medical societies, and class photographs of medical school students, to lecture matriculation cards and medical illustrations. Researchers should...