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Holograph, with signature page missing. Writer's references to Waterhouse and Jenner signal his involvement in the promotion of vaccination. Writer also communicates his surprise at Frank's decision to take up a post at the University of Vilna.
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The letter from Theodore Child to Samuel Putnam Avery refers to acquisition of Grolier-bound volume now in the Trent Collection at Duke University Medical Center Library: Benedetti's Anatomice, 1527.
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Petition addressed "To his Excellency--The President of the Confederate States of America" from the citizens of Cripple Creek, Wythe County, Va. requesting the exemption of Dr. C.C. Campbell, the family physician for the area, to be exempted, detailed, and left in the area.
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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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Medical receipt on a single sheet of paper in an anonymous hand for an ointment made with olive oil, green tobacco, white wine, turpentine, and bee's wax. Below this, a recipe for "Lucatellus Oyntment or Balsome." On the verso, in a different hand, is a receipt for "Dr. Meades emultion for the lungs." A note in a different hand states "out of an ancient book of prescriptions culinary & medical from circa 1650."
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In this letter (TLS), Abderhalden acknowledges the receipt of a letter, speaks of the general conditions in Germany, and solicits Dr. Strauss's contribution to the "Handbook of methods in biological investigations."
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3 letters (ALS), including a letter of reference, dated May 27, 1839, Edinburgh, for Dr. William Pirrie.
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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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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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In this letter (ALS) to President James Monroe, Adams forwards a letter of Benjamin Waterhouse and suggests that Waterhouse's present difficulties are a result of his outspoken support of "the Union."
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2 letters (ALS). The first, in German, to fellow zoologist Dr. Kaup of Darmstadt. The second, in French, to W. G. Abel, a musician who applied for a position at Agassiz's school for girls.
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3 letters (ALS), including a letter of recommendation for R. G. Barclay to the Physicians and Surgeons of St. Joseph's Hospital.
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Diploma of membership in the society, "Regia matritensis Academia". Bears seal of society and signatures of Ignatius Maria Ruiz, Joseph Mozinnus, Joseph Anthony a Capdeosta, Banares, and Salvadore X. Coronado.
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Letter (ALS) reports the whereabouts and activities of Joseph Henry, his brother-in-law, and A.D. Bache and lists the "scientific men of London" with whom they were in contact, including Faraday, Wheatstone, Babbage, Barlow, Dr. Gregory and a Professor Powell of Oxford.
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Letter (ALS) reports that upon examination a patient was diagnosed with dyspepsia. Describes an appropriate course of treatment. Includes translation.
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Letter (ALS) acknowledges the receipt of $4.12 as balance of the proceeds arising from the delivery of lectures. Expresses gratitude for the opportunity to speak before a New York audience.
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Letter (ALS) informs recipient that Apostoli will send a recent published thesis on his electrical treatment of fibromata.
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Letter (ALS) acknowledges the receipt of a letter and check. Expresses gratification that he has been able to provide not only professional services, but also those of a friend.
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5 letters (ALS). Askew writes to Richard Mead and to his father, Dr. Adam Askew, about his travels, including visits to the library at Wolfenbuttel, and the Herculaneum. He discusses his classical studies, commenting on the work of various classicists including Richard Dawes, Richard Bentley, John Mill, and Johann Jacob Reiske.
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Letters (ALS), clippings, prints and a photo. These items form part of the autograph and signed letter collection of Benjamin W. Austin. Items include letters from Thomas Dunn English, Sir Edward Frankland, Sarah Hackett Stevenson and Joseph Leidy. The greater part of this collection can be found in Special Collections, Perkins Library, Duke University.
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Four documents. Receipt of payment by the estate of Robert C. Livingston to Samuel Bard; license to practice medicine, issued to Dr. Larry G. Hall, November 1811, by the Medical Society of Dutchess County, New York, and signed by Samuel Bard, President; two blank certificates (in Latin) of membership in the New York Medical Society, dated (stamped) 1789, and signed by John Bard (1716-1799), Samuel Bard's father.

Four documents. Receipt of payment by the estate of Robert C. Livingston to Samuel Bard; license to practice medicine, issued to Dr. Larry G. Hall, November 1811, by the Medical Society of Dutchess County, New York, signed by Samuel Bard, President; two blank certificates (in Latin) of membership in the New York Medical Society, dated (stamped) 1789, and signed by John Bard (1716-1799), Samuel Bard's father.

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4 notes (ANS). One note thanks Mr. R.H. Simpson for the invitation to hear Edward Everett. Another note informs Mr. Lipton that Barker will be unable to attend a meeting of the Bowdoin Alumni Association.
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Holograph letter, unsigned. Relates how the yellow fever epidemic has affected neighbors and acquaintances. Reports that many conceal their illness for fear of being carried to and dying in Bellevue Hospital.
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2 letters (ALS) and 1 postcard signed. Discusses the journal, "Die Nekrologe". Makes arrangements for editing and publishing his late father's unfinished work.
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Document, signed. Certificate of the Massachusetts Medical Society, that Josiah Lamson is qualified to practice medicine. Signed by, among others, Josiah Bartlett and Aaron Dexter.
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7 letters (ALS). Letter from Bartlett to the engraver Joseph Callender. Letters to Bartlett from his brother, Dr. Josiah Bartlett, and from Drs. Thomas Kittridge and Amos Gale. Letters from J. Bartlett and Gale relate to the cowpox virus and Benjamin Waterhouse's efforts to regulate its use.
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2 letters (ALS) and a clipping, including a letter to John Britton regarding Britton's autobiography.
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Material includes a letter (ALS), reprints, holograph notes. All material relates to the letter, from Commodore Thomas Macdonough to B.W. Crowninshield, Secretary of the Navy, recommending William Beaumont for service in the Navy.
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A collection of diplomas and certificates from the University of Pennsylvania, the Medical Society of Philadelphia, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, and the American Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, bearing various signatures, including those of A.D. Bache, Franklin Bache, John K. Kane, Robley Dunglison, Philip Syng Physick, Joseph Parrish, Samuel Jackson, John Redman Coxe, Thomas C. James, Robert Hare, William Gibson, William E. Horner, and William Dewees.
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6 letters (ALS). Writes to direct the handling of botanical and zoological specimens collected during a scientific expedition to India and America, made by Behn and Danish scientists on the warship "Galathea". Two letters give an account of the controversy connected to his appointment to the Leopold-Charles' Academy in Dresden.
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3 letters (ALS) and a postcard, signed. Correspondence relates to their work with toxoids, inactivated toxins which retain the property of stimulating antitoxin formation and which are used in immunization.
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Letter (ALS) dated Oct. 20, 1830 tendering his resignation as Professor of Physiology at the University of London; a pencil sketch and engravings of drawings by Bell; a copy of a portrait of Bell by J. Stevens and two clippings.
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Two clippings, and four letters: to a Mr. Brotherton, 3 pp., Feb. 1857, advising that Brotherton prepare a defense and recommends the services of a George Brace, Bell's solicitor as well as solicitor of the Pharmaceutical Society; from Strasbourg to William Hookham Carpenter, Oct. 14, 1840 (who became keeper of the prints at the British Museum); and to John Bell & Co., undated. A note to Carpenter from Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, friend of Jacob Bell, is on the inside page of the 1840 letter to Carpenter.
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Letter (ALS). Writes to London bookseller, Mr. Bell, in regard to "this" book, probably his "Engravings of the bones, muscles, and joints."
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Correspondence, certificates and manuscript notes, in Danish, French and German. Correspondents include Herman Lynge, F. Didrichsen, and Franz Leydig. Bergh received an appointment as correspondent member to the French Academy of Sciences in 1895 from M.P.E. Berthelot. Most of the material relates to his study of Nudibranchiata, a sub-order of marine gastropod mollusks.
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Letter (ALS), dated 1909, June 9, from Berg to the University Library in Copenhagen is accompanied by manuscript notes on Berg in an anonymous hand.
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Two letters (ALS). One letter congratulates M. Devilliers upon receipt of an award, while another provides a recommendation for M. Vinot, a medical student.
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Newspaper clippings and letters (LS). Bethune worked in China in the late 1930's and the clippings document renewed interest in Bethune in early 1970's as relations improved between China and the West. Correspondence consists of inquiries regarding Bethune from R.J. Stewart to J.L. Wilson.
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4 letters (ALS). Correspondence from Caspar Wistar, Robert Hare and Nathaniel Chapman. Wistar writes regarding quarantine regulations, that, on the one hand, they should prevent the introduction of contagious diseases and, on the other, should not be "burdensome to commerce". Includes transcription of Wistar letter.
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Letter (ALS) to Loammi Baldwin and a holograph document, signed, noting receipt of $12.00 from the proprietors of Mount Auburn Cemetery.
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2 letters (ALS), a printed calling card, and a photo of an newspaper column containing biographical information. In one letter, Blackwell writes to William Robert Prince regarding his work in horticulture.
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Most of the material relates to the leasing of property by Bland-Sutton, in particular correspondence with his solicitor, Edward John Quintas Maggs, regarding a case against Bland-Sutton, brought by a Mrs. Heath, regarding a sublet property. Other material relates to the alteration of his surname from Sutton to Bland-Sutton.
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Note (ANS) informing the mayor that the Chemical Amphitheatre will be available at the requested date and time. Includes translation.
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Letter (ALS) regarding a case of sudden death immediately following and apparently caused by aspiration of the chest witnessed by McMurtry at the Charity Hospital of New Orleans in 1873 or 1874.
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3 letters (ALS). Breschet places a subscription to Cuvier's work on fishes with a M. Lerrault. In a letter to Breschet, J. Cruveilhier expresses discontent with his situation in Montpellier.
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Holograph inscription, signed. Broadbent's compliments to Dr. H. Barton Jacobs, on the fly-leaf of a copy of the third edition of Broadbent's book on heart disease, presented to Jacobs. Attached is a note in Jacobs' hand.
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Note (ANS) with regards to a course of treatment, and a letter (ALS) discussing, among other things, artificial limbs. Includes transcriptions of both items, and a translation of the letter (ALS).
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8 letters (ALS) and a note (ANS). Correspondence includes a letter to his brother, W.B. Brodie regarding his health, a letter of recommendation for Dr. Seth Thompson, and a letter to Daniel Ellis regarding the election to the Royal Society of the physician and physiologist Alexander Philips Wilson Philip, nominated by chemist and physicist William Hyde Wollaston and others. Other letters and notes relate to patients and treatments. A transcription of the letter to Ellis is included.