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For the Health of the New Nation: Philadelphia as the Center of American Medical Education, 1746-1868, funded by The Council on Library and Information Resources's (CLIR) Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program provides access to 140,000 pages of lecture tickets, course schedules, theses, dissertations, student notes, faculty lectures notes, commencement addresses, opening addresses, and matriculation records. These documents, curated from the repositories of six Philadelphia...
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Topics: Medicine, Medical education, Scarlatina, Scarlet fever toxin, Epidemics, Communicable diseases,...
Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center, Archives and Special Collections
by North American Academy of the Homœopathic Healing Art
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The first draft of the constitution and by-laws of the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in German and translated into English. Other documents included are the centennial program of the Academy and an untitled document in German (not translated). Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843)....
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education
An address at the opening of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art by Constantine Hering. Included are both German and English translations. Constantine Hering is considered the father of homeopathy in America, founding several schools and organizations devoted to teaching homeopathy, including the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in 1835 and the Hahnemann Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1848. The North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art...
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Topics: Medical education, Diseases, Yellow fever, University of Pennsylvania--Faculty, Barton, Benjamin...
The constitution of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art in German and English. Also included are capital stock certificates of the Academy. Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843). Founded by Constantine Hering, William Wesselheoft, Henry Detwiller, and John Romig, and known as Allentown...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education, North American Academy...
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Medicine--Study and teaching--History--19th century,...
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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by LeMoyne, Francis Julius, 1798-1879
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Volume 1 of an incomplete set of lecture notes on Philip Syng Physick's surgery lectures, taken by F. Julis LeMoyne. Topics include: diseases, wounds to the face, sutures, bandages, and fractures. Includes index.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837,...
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For the Health of the New Nation
by Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857
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Topics: Medical sciences, Human anatomy, Human skeleton, Musculoskeletal system, Thoracic vertebrae,...
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For the Health of the New Nation
by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Botany, Agriculture, Natural history
For the Health of the New Nation
by Bogen, John Henry
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Topics: Dysentery, Medicine, Medical education, Intestines--Diseases, Fever, Surgery, Dissection, Cholera,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Chemistry, Physics, Mineralogy, Natural history
This autobiography is separated into eight volumes. The autobiography relates Rush's experiences in college and medical school; his meetings with notable doctors; his life in Scotland, England, and France; his medical views; the military and politics during the Revolutionary War; and brief sketches of personalities of that period. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Medicine--United States--History--18th century, Philadelphia (Pa.)--Politics and government--18th...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Medicine--Study and teaching--Pennsylvania,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815
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Pages 169-240. View item in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Medicine, Medical education, Rheumatism, Toothache, Gout, Exanthemata, Smallpox, Chickenpox,...
First of two volumes of lecture notes taken by Wilmer Worthington at the University of Pennsylvania on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818
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These volumes contain notes from lectures taken and given by Caspar Wistar. Subjects include bones, teeth, amputation, and midwifery. View in APS Digital Library!
Topics: Anatomy--Study and teaching, Medical education, Medicine, Medicine--Study and teaching,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857
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Topics: Medical sciences, Physical diagnosis, Fever, Heat, Pulse, Inflammation, Pathology, Medicine and...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Zoology, Natural history
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Medicine--Study and teaching--History--19th century,...
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For the Health of the New Nation
by Hare, Robert, 1781-1858
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Topics: Chemistry, Chemists--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Medical education, Charity, Lectures and...
Second of two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the topics of therapeutics and the practice of medicine, taken by Thomas Duché Mitchell at the University of Pennsylvania.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854
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Notes of lectures and experiments made at Paris by Robert Maskell Patterson as a student at the Jardin des Plantes. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Trees, Shrubs, Natural history
First of three volumes of notes taken by Marcus Killegas Kuhl on the materia medica lectures of Adam W. Kuhn in 1790. Marcus Hillegas Kuhl is listed among University of Pensylvania graduates as having received his A.B. in 1789 and A.M. in 1792. Topics include aromatics, astringents, the use of cold baths as a medical treatment, herbal and vegetable medicine, anti-spasmodics, sialogogues (used to increase saliva production), stimulants, and medicinal tonics.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817, Cholinergic...
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by Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Ms. Coll. 271, Item 5. 1785. Item 8 is a handwritten manuscript, in an unknown hand, of Dr. Physick's valedictory address delivered to the class of 1785 at the University of Pennsylvania. Penn Libraries Catalog: go to Franklin
Topics: University of Pennsylvania--School of Medicine--19th century, University of Pennsylvania--School of...
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Materia medica, Medicine, Medical education,...
First of two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the topics of therapeutics and the practice of medicine, taken by Thomas Duché Mitchell at the University of Pennsylvania.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
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Topics: Medicine--Study and teaching--History--19th century, Medicine--Practice--History--18th century,...
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Topics: Medicine, Medical education, University of Pennsylvania--Faculty, Physicians,...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Alison, F. (Francis Alison, Jr.), 1751-1813
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First of two volumes of notes taken by F. Alison on the chemistry lectures of Benjamin Rush. Francis Alison, Jr. graduated with a B.A. 1770, and a B.M. 1771, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is listed among Rush's students for 1769-1770, but not for 1770-1771. This set of notes (26 lectures, concluding June 27, 1771) is incomplete, by comparison with the 1770 Syllabus. It covers all of Part I (Introduction, and Sections on: 1. Heat; 2. Mixture; and 3. Chemical apparatus), but not all of...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Meyer, Friedrich Detlef
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Yellow fever, Diseases, Medicine, Perspiration,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Death notices, Chemists--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia,...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Horner, William E. (William Edmonds), d1793-1853
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One volume (457 leaves) on notes on the physiology lectures of Benjamin Rush delivered at the University of Pennsylvania. Topics cover visiting the sick, the pulse, animal heat, motion, respiration, circulation, the nervous system, sensation, muscles and tendons, sympathy, senses, operations and pleasures of the human mind, digestion, lymphatic system, glands, excretions, nutrition, peculiarities of the sexes, and generation.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Physiology
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The Medical Heritage Library
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Manuscript book of lectures given by William Cullen and used by Benjamin Rush and his son, James. Volume 4 of 4. Benjamin Rush studied medicine under William Cullen, and began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769. He became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
For the Health of the New Nation
by Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818
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These volumes contain notes from lectures taken and given by Caspar Wistar. Subjects include bones, teeth, amputation, and midwifery. View in APS Digital Library!
Topics: Anatomy--Study and teaching, Medical education, Medicine, Medicine -- Study and teaching,...
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First of three volumes of lecture notes on Benjamin Rush's medical lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania. Topics include physiology, pathology, therapeutics, and the practice of medicine. Volumes 1 and 2 comprise the 1st year course.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
Documents concerning the incorporation of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art, including a petition of the citizens of the State of Pennsylvania and the act to incorporate the Academy. Also included is a poem about Samuel Hahnemann, known for establishing the homeopathic therapeutic system (written in German with a translation in English). Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education, North American Academy...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania
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Bound minute book containing detailed record of the deliberations of, and resolutions adopted at, stated and special meetings of the faculty of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. The College was founded in 1848 to provide standardized training in the emerging system of medicine called homeopathy. In 1869 the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann Medical College (founded in 1867) merged to create a new institution called Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia.
Topics: Homeopathy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Medical education, Medical...
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Medicine--Study and teaching--History--19th century,...
One volume of notes on surgery lectures delivered by Joseph Parrish, taken by William Ashmead. Topics include: inflammation; necrosis; concussions; hernias; diseases and injuries of the spine; and wounds of the cornea.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Parrish, Joseph, 1779-1840, General...
Manuscript of what appears to be second volume of a transcription of Chapman's lectures on the practice of medicine. Inscribed on front flyleaf: "Isaac Norris Jr. 2.3.53" and pasted on same page: newspaper clipping, headed "Transfusion of the blood, " with inscription beneath: "Evg. Bulletin, Feb. 8, 1851, G.P. Norris."
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853, Blood...
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Medicine--Study and teaching--History--19th century,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Putnam, Thomas
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Utica (N.Y.), Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic Medical College...
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Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Medicine--Study and teaching--History--19th century,...
For the Health of the New Nation
by Davis, Isaac, 1787-1814
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The Medical Heritage Library
by Lippe, Adolph von
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Administrative correspondence and documents collected or authored by Adolph Lippe regarding the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. The bulk of the correspondence is from Adolph Lippe to Henry Keene. Much of the correspondence concerns faculty nominations, acceptances, and resignations, due to faculty disagreements which ultimately led to the creation of a rival school in 1867. There is considerable mention of the "rebels" meant to describe faculty of the opposing school,...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education, Medical...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Alison, F. (Francis Alison, Jr.), 1751-1813
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Second of two volumes of notes taken by F. Alison on the chemistry lectures of Benjamin Rush. Francis Alison, Jr. graduated with a B.A. 1770, and a B.M. 1771, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is listed among Rush's students for 1769-1770, but not for 1770-1771. This set of notes (26 lectures, concluding June 27, 1771) is incomplete, by comparison with the 1770 Syllabus. It covers all of Part I (Introduction, and Sections on: 1. Heat; 2. Mixture; and 3. Chemical apparatus), but not all of...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Burpee, J. A. (John A.)
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Detroit (Mich.), Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic Medical...
One volume of notes on Benjamin Rush's practice of physic lectures, dated after 1794, and taken by an unidentified student. Previously attributed to Chapman, (in spite of references in text to Rush as the lecturer), with Robert Alison (M.D. 1819, Penn) who probably never sat under Rush, as note-taker. Topics include fever, bloodletting, and respiratory illnesses.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Fever,...
The Medical Heritage Library
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Letter from John Young to [George] Escol Sellers concerning judgement in a legal case and a medical doctor's "animal magnitism" treatments.  View in the APS Digital Library!
Topics: Science--United States--History--19th century, Animal magnetism, Medicine, Law, Philadelphia (Pa.),...
One volume of notes on lectures on the practice of medicine, delivered by Benjamin S. Barton at the University of Pennsylvania, in either the 1813-14 or 1814-15 session.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush on his own system of medicine. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Physicians., Mind and body., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
First of five volumes of notes on materia medica and pharmacy lectures delivered by George Bacon Wood in 1837. Topics covered include astringents, tonics, bitters, aromatics, stimulants, narcotics, sedatives, mercury, emetics, and cathartics.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Wood, George B. (George Bacon),...
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by Bradford, Harvey
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 53.11. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Sympathy (Physiology)
Register book of all matriculated students at Jefferson Medical College from 1828-1838. Includes student's name, age, home state, and preceptor.
Topics: Medical education, Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Matriculation
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by Skerrett, David Cristie
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 34.17. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Mercury
The Medical Heritage Library
by Carels, Samuel
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Catarrh, Camden (N.J.), Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic...
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by Griffin, James F.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 39.20. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Digestion.
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The Medical Heritage Library
by Miller, A. C. (Alexander C.)
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Throat--Diseases, Homeopathy, Thesis, New Jersey, Homœopathic...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Davenport, Addington K.
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Pneumonia, Providence (R.I.), Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic...
The Medical Heritage Library
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Homeopathy, Homeopathy, Floradale, Pennsylvania, Homœopathic...
This autobiography is separated into eight volumes. The autobiography relates Rush's experiences in college and medical school; his meetings with notable doctors; his life in Scotland, England, and France; his medical views; the military and politics during the Revolutionary War; and brief sketches of personalities of that period. View in the APS Digital Library !
Topics: Medicine--United States--History--18th century, Philadelphia (Pa.)--Politics and government--18th...
Topics: Medical education, Medicine
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 378.748 POM 30.18. Dissertation submitted to the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For item on the University of Pennsylvania website see: go to Colenda
Topics: Medicine, Cold
The Medical Heritage Library
by Kitchen, Jr., James L.
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A notebook belonging to James L. Kitchen while a student at the University of Pennsylvania College of Medicine between 1821 and 1822. The notebook contains notes for lectures by Nathaniel Chapman. Also included in the notebook are a continuation of notes for lectures by Rene Laennec written in French (most likely during Kitchen's time studying in Paris) and various entries of patient cases and treatments during the late 1820s. James L. Kitchen graduated from the University of Pennsylvania...
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Medical consultation, Patient monitoring, Philadelphia (Pa.),...