Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/150
Scope and Contents The three Charles P. Mercer notebooks contain a record of his education in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medicine, 1887-1890. Mercer describes cases presented at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania during the clinical instruction of Francis X. Dercum, William Osler, William Pepper, and Horatio C. Wood. Several of Osler's cases were presented at Philadelphia Hospital and the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases. ...
Dates: 1887 - 1890
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 2/309
Scope and Contents Volume of notes taken by George Kissam Meynen on orthopedic surgery clinics and lectures of Newton M. Shaffer in the Medical Department of New York University, 1884 Sept. 20-1885 Feb. 13. Includes case histories of individual patients treated at New York Orthopaedic Dispensary and Hospital.
Identifier: MSS 2/289
Scope and Contents Volume, assembled by Joseph DeFeher, of chest radiographs with brief case histories of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania pulmonary infection patients treated with injections of "Guajakodyl", 1937-1940. Several patients treated at Rush Hospital for Consumption and Allied Diseases. Includes photostats of letters to John W. Cass concerning experiences with compound.
Dates: 1937 - 1940
Identifier: CPP 1/001-01
Overview The Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia created during organization in 1787. Secretary is the appointed officer of record whose original duties included maintenance of College minutes and transactions and preservation of its documents and correspondence.This collection holds correspondence, financial papers, reports, medical cases, and fellowship applications and resignations, 1787-1847, kept by the Secretaries of the College of Physicians of...
Dates: 1787 - 1847
Identifier: MSS 2/208
Scope and Contents Volume of notes taken by an unidentified student on the lectures of Joseph Carson on materia medica, William Pepper on the theory and practice of medicine, and Henry H. Smith on surgery in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1862 December 2-1863 January 29, and R. A. F. Penrose on obstetrics at Philadelphia Hospital, 1862 December 10-1863 February 6. Three case descriptions presented by J. M. Da Costa at the hospital are also included.
Dates: 1862 - 1863
Identifier: MSS 2/167
Scope and Contents This small collection of Samuel Jackson material contains letters written and received by him, a case history, two bills, and a recipe, 1835-1864. Most of the letters received and the case history concern descriptions and treatments of epileptics by physicians, generally alumni of the University of Pennsylvania who were practicing in the southern United States. The physicians are: Richard D. Arnold, William B. Cochran, Francis H. Deane, S. C. Gleaves, Virginius W. Harrison,...
Dates: 1835 - 1864
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.