Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 375
Overview The professional correspondence of Dr. Gustavus Ferdinand Theel comprises the Gustavus Ferdinand Theel correspondence collection. Dr. Theel worked as a physician in the Philadelphia area for 52 years. Included are letters to and from Dr. Theel regarding various medicine regimes, payment, and questions about courses of treatment. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.
Dates: 1899 - 1901
Identifier: MSS 6/005-04
Overview In September 1883, the Board of Guardians of Philadelphia General Hospital decided to establish a training school for nurses. At first, the program could be completed in one year; eventually, the program was expanded to include three years of course work. By 1931, the school had certified almost 2,000 nurses. This collection of duty registers of the Training School for Nurses of the Philadelphia General Hospital consists of fifteen bound volumes dating from 1885 to 1911. The volumes contain...
Records of the Philadelphia General Hospital Osler Memorial and Blockley Historical Museum Committee
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...
Dates: 1730 - 1960
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1941; 1894 - 1941
Identifier: MSS 2/356
Overview Robert S. Pressman graduated from the Temple University School of Medicine in 1946 and received a Master of Medical Science degree in Internal Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. Pressman served as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Temple University and as head of the infectious diseases section at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. He was a president of the Philadelphia County Medical Society and of the Pennsylvania Society of Internal Medicine. He also served as president of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934 - 1985; 1856 - 1996