Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CPP 2/005-01
Scope and Contents Collection, 1912-1916, containing original incoming letters with copies of outgoing letters of James Cornelius Wilson (1847-1934), President of the College of Physicians from 1913 to 1915. Letters are arranged chronologically. Addressed in the letters are general matters of the presidency, such as appointing committee members and chairmen; planning the College lecture schedule; and corresponding with Treasurer John B. Roberts about finances. Also included is correspondence with Secretary Thomas...
Dates: 1913 - 1916
Identifier: MSS 2/036-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains John B. Deaver’s manuscripts of over two hundred public addresses, 1904-1931, on many topics, particularly surgery and his surgical experiences; eight typescript articles, 1907-1930; notes of various subjects, 1905-1926; and miscellaneous material, generally biographical or bibliographical in nature, 1909-1932. Series 1 contains addresses to medical organizations and societies, including College of Physicians of Philadelphia, John B. Deaver Surgical Society, Clinical...
Dates: 1904 - 1931
Identifier: MSS 430
Overview William Williams Keen, surgeon and neurologist, was born on 19 January 1837 in Philadelphia. He was the third son of merchant William W. Keen and Susan (Budd) Keen. Keen married Emma Corinna Borden in 1867; they had four daughters, Corinne, Florence, Dora, and Margaret. William W. Keen died on 7 June 1932.Keen graduated from Brown University in 1859. He entered Jefferson Medical College in 1860, left in 1861 to become Surgeon to the 5th Massachusetts Regiment, then returned to...
Dates: 1876-1927; undated
Identifier: MSS 2/076-01-06
Scope and Contents The William W. Keen papers are comprised of six separate collections, including correspondence, photographs, diaries, and newsclippings. Much of the correspondence deals with eithr family matters or the controversy vivisection. For more detail on the materials contained the Keen papers, please see the "Scope and Content" note for each series.
Dates: 1855 - 1932
Identifier: MSS 444
Overview William Williams Keen, surgeon and neurologist, was born in 1837 in Philadelphia. He entered Jefferson Medical College in 1860, left in 1861 to become Surgeon to the 5th Massachusetts Regiment, then returned to Jefferson and received his M.D. in 1862. He then became Acting Assistant Surgeon in the U.S. Army. In 1887, at St. Mary's Hospital in Philadelphia, Keen performed the first successful removal of a brain tumor in the United States. He was the first physician to perform a decompression...