Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CPP 5/004-01
Scope and Contents sent from the Treasurer of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1877 Dec. 5-1904 Feb. 26, and folders of letters received with occasional letters sent by the Treasurer, 1877-1901. Most of the correspondence derives from the tenure of Charles Stewart Wurts, with some later material from treasurers Henry M. Fisher and Richard H. Harte.The correspondence concerns annual appropriations to College committees; payment of annual dues and initiation fees of College Fellows; mortgages...
Dates: 1877 - 1904
Identifier: CPP 2/002-01
Scope and Contents The presidential papers of Katharine R. Sturgis span 1925 to 1986; the bulk of the collection dates from 1970 to 1974. The papers reflect the activities of the College during Sturgis's presidential term; included are records of committee meetings, lectureship administration, donations and bequests, and amendments to ordinances and by-laws. Also present is a series of correspondence with the legal counsel of the College.Series 1, spanning 1925 to 1974, includes records of donations...
Dates: 1925 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974
Identifier: CPP 2/001-01
Scope and Contents This collection of Lewis Cass Scheffey's papers, spanning 1918 to 1966, documents his involvement in various offices, committees, and sections of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The bulk of the papers date from 1955 to 1958, the years in which Scheffey was President of the College. Also included in the collection is material relating to his participation in nu•erous local and national organizations.Series 1 includes material relating to Scheffey's activities as president,...
Dates: 1918 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1958
Identifier: CPP 10/030
Overview The College of Physicians was founded in 1787 as a private medical society devoted to the advancement of medical education, research, and guidance of the medical profession itself. In order to help fulfill these goals, the College’s Fellowship have garnered impressive resources including a biomedical library in 1788, a medical museum in 1858, an institute for the history of medicine in 1976, and museum education programs in 2006. These resources are housed in a building constructed in 1909 at...
Dates: 1833-1995 (gaps)
Identifier: MSS 3/019
Scope and Contents Volume of copies of outgoing correspondence, 1844-1861, of Robert Milham Hartley, first Corresponding Secretary and General Agent of the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor. Volume documents organization and first years of relief work of Association. Correspondence concerns funding appeals and donations; organizational matters; letters on individual charity cases; and statistical reports of diet, fuel use, employment, and emigration. Extracts of printed reports and...
Dates: 1844 - 1861
Identifier: CPP 12/008-01
Overview The Section on Dermatology was established by Lawrence Parish and Joseph Witkowski on December 22, 1981. The requirements for membership were “a professional interest in and a respect for dermatology.” The Section held four or five meetings a year on Wednesday evenings; these meetings generally included a lecture followed by a cocktail hour and dinner.In late 2005 or 2006, nearly all College sections were discontinued, including the Section on Dermatology.The Records...
Identifier: CPP 10/031
Overview The Steering Committee for Fundraising and Public Affairs was established at the Council meeting of December 1976, and the Committee met for the first time in February 1977. Its purpose was to advise the Council, and it was responsible for the planning, organization, and direction of a selective fundraising appeal (the Third Century Program) to secure major financial commitments to the strengthen the College and expand is programs and services. It is unclear when the Committee was disbanded,...