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Medical museums

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

1941 Catalog of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/002-03
Scope and Contents Typescript catalogue of anatomical and pathological specimens and historical materials in the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, compiled 1940-1941 by Ella N. Wade, with additional information to 1958. The catalogue entries are arranged according to accession number. Volume 1 contains accession numbers 1-2288; volume 2, 2289-4233; volume 3, 4234-7709. Each catalogue entry includes the specimen number, former Mütter catalogue number (where appropriate), specimen...

Deeds of Gift of the Office of the Treasurer

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Identifier: CPP 5/001-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains notarized deeds of gift which were filed and preserved by the treasurer, 1924-1953, for items presented to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia for the Mutter Museum or College Collections, Deeds for items falling under the provisions of the Mutter Trust specify this condition. Occasional inforaation on provenance and some related letters are included.

Records of the Chairman of the Committee on the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 10/007-02
Overview The Committee on the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was charged with the general supervision of the anatomical and pathological museum established by the articles of agreement made between the College and Thomas D. Mütter in 1858-1859. The chairman of the committee was to report annually on the condition of the museum and semi-annually on its financial situation. The collection contains the correspondence and financial files of chairmen of the Committee of the Mütter...

Records of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library II

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Identifier: CPP 13/008-02
Overview Established in 1788, the Library of the College of Physicians served as Philadelphia's central medical library for over 150 years, serving medical schools, hospitals, physicians and other health professionals. Today, it is an independent research library devoted to the history of medicine and serves hundreds of scholars, health professionals, students and popular writers each year. The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Library Records II date from 1923 to 2007. This is a small collection...

Records of the Executive Office of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia I

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Identifier: CPP 9/001-01
Overview The Office of the Executive Director is the lead office in charge of administering the business of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The Executive Director oversees the activities of the College of Physicians staff including staff of the Historical Medical Library, the Mütter Museum, the Francis Clark Wood Institute, and the Finance Department. The Executive Director also oversees the College functions of institutional advancement, communications, membership, and special events. As a...

Records of the Mütter Museum

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Identifier: CPP 7/004-01
Overview The Mütter Museum was founded in 1856 when Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter bequeathed his personal medical museum to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. From Thomas Mütter’s collection, the museum grew as a noted repository for unique collections of medical specimens across the world. The Mütter Museum records document the history of this noted institution from 1887 until 2006. Included in the collection are catalogs of item acquisitions, visitor records, event records, and the papers of several...

Records of the Mütter Museum II

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Identifier: CPP 7/005-01
Overview The Mütter Museum was founded in 1856 when Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter bequeathed his personal medical museum to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. From Thomas Mütter’s collection, the museum grew as a noted repository for unique collections of medical specimens across the world.This collection of the records of the Mütter Museum span the years 1969 to 2009, although the bulk of the material dates from 1999 through 2006. The records document the educational programs of the...

Records of the Philadelphia General Hospital Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum Committee

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Identifier: MSS 6/005-05
Overview The Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum Committee was established in December 1940. The committee was responsible for the daily administration of the Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum of the Philadelphia General Hospital. The committee attended to the maintenance of the museum building, oversaw the care and cataloging of museum pieces, and acknowledged donations to the museum. This committee reported to the Medical Board of the Philadelphia General Hospital. This...

Records of the Philadelphia General Hospital Osler Memorial Committee

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Identifier: MSS 6/005-02
Overview The Osler Memorial Committee was formed in October 1939. The committee was appointed by David Riesman, President of the Medical Board of the Philadelphia General Hospital. The objective of the committee was to create a museum and memorial to Sir William Osler in the old autopsy house of the Philadelphia General Hospital and to organize a ceremony marking the dedication of the building. After the completion of its duties, the Osler Memorial Committee was discharged in December 1940. At this...

Records of the Philadelphia General Hospital Osler Memorial Committee and Blockley Historical Museum

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Identifier: MSS 6/005-06
Overview The Osler Memorial Committee was formed in October 1939. The objective of the committee was to create a museum and memorial to Sir William Osler in the old autopsy house of the Philadelphia General Hospital and to organize a ceremony marking the dedication of the building. After the completion of its duties, the Osler Memorial Committee was discharged in December 1940. At this time, it was decided that a new committee, the Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum Committee, would be...