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Aaron Burr letter, Philadelphia, to Mrs. Burr, 1793, Dec. 24

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Letter (ALS) to Mrs. Burr informing her that Benjamin Rush, uninformed that she is already taking hemlock for her illness, advises the same. Includes transcription.
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Abigail Adams letters, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mrs. Esther Black, Quincy, Massachusetts., 1797-1798

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6 letters (ALS) to Mrs. Black concerning Mr. and Mrs. Hall, who died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1797, and their orphaned infant daughter. Mr. Hall was treated by Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. John Redman Coxe. The infant was later inoculated for small pox by Dr. Rush. Includes transcriptions.
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Abraham Rand Thompson letter, Charlestown, Massachusetts, to Loammi Baldwin, Esq., Norfolk, Virginia, 1833, June 7

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ALS. Thompson refers to President Andrew Jackson's visit to the Bunker Hill monument in Boston and describes Commodore Jesse D. Elliott, the commander of the Charleston Navy Yard.
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Adamos manuscript, undated

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Four pages of a materia medica, of which one section bears the title "The Efforts and Vertuos: with the severall use of Venice Triache."
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Admittance cards, 1811-1880

0.2 Linear Feet — 98 cards; 1 box
.Admittance, matriculation, and "Order of Lecture" cards are from a number of medical students from 1811-1880 in the University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson Medical College, Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Harvard University Medical School, Philadelphia School of Anatomy, New Hampshire Medical Institution, Berkshire Medical Institution, and St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London, England). They contain the autographs of the most eminent professors of the day: i.e., Samuel Gross, Franklin Bache, Benjamin Rush, Austin Flint, Samuel Jackson, S. Weir Mitchell, J. K. Mitchell, Charles D. and James A Meigs, John Barclay Biddle, et al. The St. Bartholomew's Hospital card is signed by Ludford Harvey, John P. Vicent, and John Abernethy, the latter (1764-1831) being an eminent English surgeon and founder of the Medical School of St Bartholomew's. The "Order of Lecture" cards from Jefferson Medical College and the University of Pennsylvania list curricula, faculty and their residences, schedules of lectures and texts.Admittance cards, 1850-1853, are for courses at the Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia. They include two matriculation cards for William D. Watson of Chatham County, N. C., dated Nov., 1850, and Oct., 1852, and an examination card Oct., 1852-1853, which is signed by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell as professor of Anatomy, Surgery and Physiology. Dr. Watson returned to Chatham County after his graduation. His house was destroyed during the Civil War. The portion of his medical library saved and stored in a neighboring attic eventually was placed in the historical Collection of the library of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

.Admittance, matriculation, and "Order of Lecture" cards are from a number of medical students from 1811-1880 in the University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson Medical College, Long Island College Hospital (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Harvard University Medical School, Philadelphia School of Anatomy, New Hampshire Medical Institution, Berkshire Medical Institution, and St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London, England). They contain the autographs of the most eminent professors of the day: i.e., Samuel Gross, Franklin Bache, Benjamin Rush, Austin Flint, Samuel Jackson, S. Weir Mitchell, J. K. Mitchell, Charles D. and James A Meigs, John Barclay Biddle, et al. The St. Bartholomew's Hospital card is signed by Ludford Harvey, John P. Vicent, and John Abernethy, the latter (1764-1831) being an eminent English surgeon and founder of the Medical School of St Bartholomew's. The "Order of Lecture" cards from Jefferson Medical College and the University of Pennsylvania list curricula, faculty and their residences, schedules of lectures and texts.

Admittance cards, 1850-1853, are for courses at the Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia. They include two matriculation cards for William D. Watson of Chatham County, N. C., dated Nov., 1850, and Oct., 1852, and an examination card Oct., 1852-1853, which is signed by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell as professor of Anatomy, Surgery and Physiology. Dr. Watson returned to Chatham County after his graduation. His house was destroyed during the Civil War. The portion of his medical library saved and stored in a neighboring attic eventually was placed in the historical Collection of the library of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

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Adolf Baginsky enrollment book, Berlin, 1865-1866

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This signed document is a record of lectures attended at the Konigliche Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat, Berlin.
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Adolf Bardeleben letter, Greifswald, Germany, 1853, Jun. 11

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Letter (ALS) concerning a post-mortem examination in a case of cancer of the brain.
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Adolf Kussmaul manuscript, Strassburg, 1880, Nov. 14

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Autograph manuscript, signed. Describes results of a detailed examination of a patient's stomach and kidneys and prescribes a course of treatment.
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[Ad?] Richard papers, undated.

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2 autographed notes from unidentified French physician.
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A. Dubois note, Dover, to Mr. Diamond, London, 1843, July 8

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ANS. Announces his safe arrival and requests that a prescription which he had forgotten be sent.
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Agostino Bassi letter, Lodi, Italy, to "Nostra Altezza", 1851, Sep. 29

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Letter (LS) presenting his most recent work.
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A. Howard Okie papers, 1842-1868 and undated.

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Papers include letters from Dixon Hall Lewis and, in German, from Constantine Hering; prescriptions; and notes relating to social engagements.
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A. J. Lawyer papers, 1838-1842

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ALS to his father, congressman Thomas Lawyer (1785-1868), of Lawyersville, Schoharie Co., New York. Letters generally refer to his medical studies.
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Alban Smith Payne letter, Markham, Virginia, to Miss Southwick, 1888, Dec. 11

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ALS. Gives various details about his life, citing correspondents of note and relating his part in the "Willie Patterson affair", in which Payne knocked down Patterson, apparently a prizefighter, for attacking Usher Parsons.
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Albert Bushnell Hart papers, 1912-1928

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TLS. Hart answers John Thomas Lee's inquiries regarding Alexander Hamilton's Itinerarium. Also included is a letter from J.R.H. Moore to Lee, in which Moore describes his copy of the book, which he wishes to sell.
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Albrecht von Haller papers, 1763-1770 and undated.

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ALS. Malcolm Flemyng writes, in English, to Haller on medical matters. He sends a second letter, in Latin, in which he refers to Haller's Physiology and to John Locke. Haller writes, in French, to Ignazio Somis, reporting on fever in the family, malaria in Germany and other matters.
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Aldo Castellani letters, Lisbon, Portugal, to Dr. David T. Smith, 1950, 1956

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Letters (ALS, TLS) relating to sample bacterial cultures sent by Castellani to Smith.
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A. Leblanc letter, Paris, 1830, Oct. 4

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ALS regarding a social engagement.
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Alexander Braun note, Berlin, to Herr Gilman, [no year], Feb. 20

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Note (ANS) inviting Gilman to an evening with the "Gesellschaft naturforscher Freunde."
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Alexander Campbell note, 1808, Apr. 14

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Holograph, signed. Promisory note for forty-five dollars to be paid to Joseph Basset.
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