Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CPP 10/033
Overview The idea of forming an Institute for the History of Medicine at the College of Physicians was first proposed in 1966. In 1974, the President of the College, John Hubbard, put together a small committee to discuss the prospect of an institute for the history of medicine. The Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine (Wood Institute) was founded in 1976 to support research in the field of social medical history. In January 1977, Ronald F. Kotrc was selected as the first Director...
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
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1977 - 2002; 1951 - 2003
Identifier: CPP 13/007-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains records from 1948-1981, encompassing Morse's career at the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, primarily as Librarian. The contents of some boxes of records in this collection were haphazard; many boxes, however, had clear indications of Morse's filing system, and where discernible, this arrangement was preserved.The collection contains a great deal of information on Morse, who appears as a conscientious administrator, a librarian dedicated...