Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 2/090
Scope and Contents This small collection of correspondence and related materials, 1821-1975, assembled by Alfred Rives Shands, Jr., documents his research on William E. Horner. The collection is divided into four series. Series 1 contains Shands' correspondence, 1948-1975, concerning the loan and ultimate disposition of a collection of Horner papers and relics at the University of Pennsylvania and Shands' attempt to publish Horner's 1821 European diary. Series 2 contains two printed items...
Dates: 1821 - 1975
Identifier: MSS 434
Overview The American Hospital of Paris was founded in 1906. Seven years later the United States Congress recognized the hospital under Title 36 of the United States Code on January 30, 1913. During World War I in March 1918, the French government decreed the hospital to be "an institution of public benefit", authorizing it to receive donations. The hospital is now the only civilian hospital in Europe accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), an independent organization that accredits...
Identifier: MSS 391
Content Description The Anna Warren Ingersoll diary excerpt is a typescript excerpt from the diary of Anna Warren Ingersoll regarding the dedication of the 22nd Street College of Physicians building, dated 10-11 November 1909.
Dates: 10-11 November 1909
Identifier: MSS 2/321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary, 1835-1854 (Bulk 1839-1852), kept by British naval surgeon David Wright, b.1790. The diary contains periodic, sometime daily, entries describing the weather and events of the day. The bulk of the diary regards the personal, especially legal and financial, affairs of David Wright, but some entries relate to medical and naval activity. David Wright kept the diary while in London. Some entries may have been made by his wife. During at least part of the time the...
Dates: 1835 - 1854; Majority of material found within 1839 - 1852
Identifier: MSS 2/228-01
Scope and Contents This collection is the larger of two collections of Francis C. Wood's papers, the other being MSS 2/0228-02. This extensive collection (1892-1989) chronicles the life and career of a 20th century physician, scientist, soldier, administrator, and teacher. The collection is divided roughly evenly among the different phases of his life and career. Because Dr. Wood was a leader in both his community and profession, the collection documents the activities and functioning of many institutions and...
Dates: 1892 - 1989
Identifier: MSS 2/340
Overview Frank Janczak Hartman (1893-1986) was a radium specialist and consultant who also worked as a “radium hound,” searching for pieces lost by area hospitals and industry until his retirement in 1956. The Frank J. Hartman papers provide an insightful view into the changes atomic energy brought to society. Hartman, who owned two companies dealing with radium, clearly saw the product’s value, but he also recognized the potential dangers and the damage that could result from the improper usage,...
Identifier: MSS 414
Overview George Joseph Hermann was born in 1873 in Newport, Kentucky, and graduated from the Medical College of Ohio in 1894. In April 1895, he set up his own practice in Newport, Kentucky. Hermann operated as the general physician for Newport, and later served on the Board of Trustees for Speers Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, and taught anatomy at the Nurses’ Training School of Speers Hospital. He died on June 8, 1933, after a two-months long illness.This collection consists of two bound...
Identifier: MSS 2/138
Scope and Contents The George W. Outerbridge Papers, 1916-1919, contain letters and postcards, a fragment of a diary, and photographs, documenting Outerbridge's experiences as a member of the Pennsylvania Hospital Unit in France during World War I.Series 1 contains letters, 1917-1918, addressed by Outerbridge to family members, particularly his father, A. E. Outerbridge, and aunt, Laura C. Outerbridge. The letters describe Outerbridge's transatlantic voyage, conditions in France, and the daily...
Dates: 1916 - 1919
Identifier: MSS 2/341
Scope and Contents Contents: Daily journal dated 1861; notes on certain cases occurring in the Pennsylvania Hospital, dated July 8th, 1858; ledger and field notes dated 1864
Dates: 1858, 1861, 1864
Identifier: MSS 2/328
Scope and Contents Organized into three series: I. Diary, 1845-1849. II. Recipe book, 1851-1866. III. Miscellaneous, 1842-1915.The collection contains a diary, 1845-1849, recipe book, 1851-1866, and miscellaneous items, 1842-1915, documenting the professional and personal life of Philadelphia (Pa.) apothecary John H. Ecky (b. 1812). Series 1 consists of a diary, 1845-1849. The diary contains periodic, sometimes daily, entries regarding primarily Mr. Ecky’s personal life. Entries of medical interest...
Dates: 1842 - 1915; Majority of material found within 1842 - 1866