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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Benjamin Rush correspondence
Identifier: MSS 2/096
Scope and Contents The collection includes a reply by Benjamin Rush and twelve other Philadelphia physicians, Charles Caldwell, William Dewees, John Redman Coxe, Philip Syng Physick, James Reynolds, Francis Bowes Sayre, John C. Otto, William Boys, Samuel Cooper, James Stuart, Felix Pascalis Ouviere, and Joseph Strong, to inquiry of Thomas Mifflin on 1797 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Rush maintains yellow fever is identical with bilious remitting fever of warm climates, discusses source of 1797 outbreak...
Dates: 1800, undated
Benjamin Rush papers
Identifier: MSS 426
Overview Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia physician, in 1745 o.s. in Byberry Township. In 1768, he received his M.D. from the University of Edinburgh. He helped to establish the Philadelphia Dispensary and was a physician there until his death. Rush was also a member of the Provincial Congress in 1776, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and, in 1777, became Surgeon General of the Continental Army. He was a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1787 to 1793.The...
Reverend Frank L. Norton collection of physicians' invoices
Identifier: MSS 2/267
Scope and Contents This is a small collection of bills for medical and dental services, 1877-1881, provided to Reverend Frank L. Norton and his wife from several physicians in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and New York. The bills list fees charged. Physicians represented are: C. H. Atwater, J. P. Bloss, Reed B. Bontecou, W. W. Clapp, William Baker Crain, F. D. Edgerton, I. N. Goff, L. B. Hoff, Frederick I. Knight, P. Brynberg Porter, and E. Z. Webster.
Dates: 1877 - 1881
Thomas Bond correspondence
Identifier: MSS 418
Overview Thomas Bond was an American physician and surgeon. He was born May 2, 1713, in Calvert County, Maryland. In 1751 he co-founded the Pennsylvania Hospital, the first medical facility in the American colonies, with Benjamin Franklin, and also volunteered his services there as both physician and teacher. During the Revolutionary War, Bond helped to organize the medical department of the Continental Army. He established the first American field hospitals during the conflict. He was also a member...
Dates: 1741; 1760; 1773; 1776