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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CPP 7/001-01
Scope and Contents Volume contains descriptions, donor names, and case histories of pathological and anatomical museum specimens by John Neill, Curator of the Pathological Cabinet of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1849-1851. The specimens are numbered 1-47; many were originally in the collection of Joseph Parrish and donated by his son, Isaac Parrish, who contributed several of the catalogue entries. Included are reports of the curator and several prints of specimens. At the end of the volume are...
Dates: 1849 - 1851
Identifier: CPP 7/002-02
Scope and Contents Catalogue of museum specimens compiled by curator, Thomas G. Morton, in 1864, following the acquisition of the pathological and anatomical collections of Thomas D. Mütter by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The catalogue entries are numbered sequentially, 1-491, and are sorted roughly by type of specimen with brief distinguishing remarks.
Identifier: CPP 7/002-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains the three-volume original typescript catalogue of the Mutter Museum begun by Guy Hinsdale in 1884, The catalogue contains entries and emendations to 1941, when it was superceded by a revised typescript version.The catalogue entries are arranged by specimen type according to catalogue number in a numerical code system. Volume 1 contains numbers 1000-3900; volume 21 4000-7000; volume 3, 8000-18000. A summary of the code system is included in volume 1. The...
Dates: 184 - 1941
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...
Dates: 1940 - 1941
Identifier: CPP 7/005-03
Overview In June 1947, Museum Curator Ella Wade wrote:"For almost one hundred years the Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians has existed with no published catalogue of its thousands of specimens. Except for listing and numbering new specimens as they were received, little was done in the way of cataloguing until 1884, when Dr. Guy Hinsdale, the curator, undertook the enormous task of compiling the first complete and compre- hensive catalogue. This consists of three large...
Identifier: CPP 7/003-01
Scope and Contents Typescript catalogue, compiled in 1940 with information to 1960, of medical museum items, such as oil portraits, photographs, statuary, medals, and badges, preserved at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia as part of its College Collections. Most entries include subject, artist, size, acquisition information, current location, and insurance appraisal value. Insurance appraisals were made by the Federal Appraisal Company, 1936. Inscriptions on medals are transcribed. Included in the...
Dates: circa 1940-1960
Identifier: MSS 2/036-03
Scope and Contents Card catalogue to appendectomies performed by John B. Deaver at German Hospital of Philadelphia, 1899 Apr. 22-1903 June 22 (case numbers 305-1864), functioning as index to teaching collection deposited in Mütter Museum of College of Physicians of Philadelphia (specimens no longer extant). Includes description of specimens, probably by Aloysius O. J. Kelly, as pathologist. Specimen collection missing by 1937.
Dates: 1899 - 1903
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...
Dates: 1923-2007; undated
Identifier: MSS 2/037-05
Overview Samuel X Radbill (1901-1987) began his medical career as a general practitioner in 1926 and became a pediatrician in 1938, when he was certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Radbill was perhaps better known as a medical historian, and collector of bookplates and old and rare medical texts than as a pediatrician. He believed that the study of medicine’s past was useful to its practice, and he encouraged many of his professional colleagues to examine the history of their specialties. The...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1987; 1635 - 1987