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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Articles of agreement between Thomas Dent Mütter and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Identifier: CPP 10/016-02
Scope and Contents Original agreement, dated 1858 Dec. 11, by Thomas D. Mütter, conveying his pathological specimen collection to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to form the Mütter Museum and stipulating the obligations of the College, including construction of a fireproof building, appointment of a committee to oversee the museum and a curator, and establishment of a lectureship in surgical pathology.Published in: Charter, ordinances and by-laws of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia....
Dates: 1858-12-11

Records of the Elm Hill Private School and Home for the Education of Feeble-Minded Youth

Identifier: MSS 6/013
Overview Elm Hill Private School and Home for the Education of Feeble-Minded Youth was founded in 1848 in Barre, Massachusetts, by physician Hervey Backus Wilbur (1820-1883). Wilbur left Elm Hill in 1851 to establish a similar but state-sponsored school in New York. His assistant, George Brown (1823-1892), took over the institution. The records of Elm Hill span the years 1842-1951. The records consist of Administrative records, Correspondence, Financial records, Medical records, Teaching records, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920; 1842 - 1951

William M. Coffin papers

Identifier: MSS 2/297
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, claim forms, affidavits, memoranda, and other documents, 1880-1911, concerning William M. Coffin's military pension and medical disabilities from his service in the Civil War. The papers describe Coffin's state of health and war related disabilities as well as his experiences with medical care and treatments during and after the war. Coffin suffered from typhoid fever, gunshot wounds, hemorrhoids, chronic diarrhea, and rheumatism.
Dates: 1880 - 1911