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

4 items
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

15 items
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

1 item
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

1 item
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

1 item
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

1 item
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

1 item
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.

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

1 item
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

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

10 items
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

3 items
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

1 item
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.

3 items
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

2 items
Letters (ALS, TLS) relating to sample bacterial cultures sent by Castellani to Smith.
1 result in this collection

A. Leblanc letter, Paris, 1830, Oct. 4

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

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

1 item
Holograph, signed. Promisory note for forty-five dollars to be paid to Joseph Basset.
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Alexander Fisher letter, to William Jerdan, 1821, Jan. 6

1 item
ALS. Fisher writes of his journal, presumably of the expedition of the H.M.S. Dorothea and Trent in 1818, and of the publication of Parry's account of the same. He writes of a future expedition, aboard the H.M.S. Hecla.
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Alexander H. Stevens papers, [New York City], 1839 and undated

2 items
ALS. Stevens writes a letter of recommendation for a Doctor Morgan and comments upon a case of Pott's Disease.
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Alexander von Humboldt papers, 1816-1966 [bulk between 1816-1855] and undated.

26 items
ALS, in French. Humboldt writes to P.H. Azais and Jules Berger de Xivrey on politics, philosophy, his expeditions, ethnology, natural history and the influence and inspiration of French thought. In 1966 Fritz Lange, of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Kommission, writes to the Duke Medical Center Library regarding the Kommission's project to locate world-wide all correspondence to and from Humboldt.
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Alfred Langdon Elwyn letter, Philadelphia, 1859, May 18

1 item
ALS. Sends Mrs. Allen of Providence, an autograph collector, an autograph of financier Robert Morris. Writes of Morris' disastrous land speculations.
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A. L. Millin letter, [Paris], to "mon cher Labouisse.", 1806, Jan. 9

1 item
ALS. Refers to the contents of a periodical, presumably the Magasin encyclopedique, which he edited between 1795-1816.
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Alva Curtis document, Columbus, Ohio, 1837, Mar. 5

1 item
Holograph, signed. Certifies that Alfred Church studied at the School for six months. Gives details of Church's work during this period.
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Amariah Brigham letter, Utica, New York, to Rev. T.H. Gallaudet, Hartford, Conn., 1843, Jun. 6

1 item
Letter (ALS). As Director of the New York State Lunatic Asylum, Brigham writes with news about the affairs of and events at the Asylum.
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Ambroise Tardieu note, [Paris], 1861, Feb. 20

1 item
ANS.
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Amedee Dechambre papers, undated, between 1853-1886

2 items
2 ANS. In one note, Dechambre refers to Ch. Bouchard and P. Brouardel.
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Amos Eaton papers, 1827-1831

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ALS from William Tully informs Eaton that Stephen Van Rensselaer is at home. Eaton responds with an ALS to Van Rensselaer informing him of what his sons will need to bring if they are to accompany his expedition. In a later ALS Ebenezer Emmons solicits Eaton's editorial advice for the second edition of his "Manual of mineralogy and geology."
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Amos Throop letter, Providence, Rhode Island, to Zachariah Allen, Exeter, New Hampshire, 1807, Nov. 4

1 item
ALS to his nephew, then a student at Phillips Exeter Academy. Throop praises the academic reputation of the school, relates news of a cotton mill fire and reports on the health of various family members.
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Andre Chantemesse note, Paris, 1886, Apr. 8

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Note (ANS) asking a colleague to meet him at the Hospital St. Antoine to be shown a method of treatment.
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Andre Matthey letter, Geneva, to M. Pacquin, Valence, France, 1814, Dec. 2

1 item
ALS. Matthey writes to Pacquin, the prison physician at Valence, of a Caesarian section operation and on obstetrics in general.
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Andrew Clark papers, [London], 1892 and undated

2 items
2 notes (ANS), including a note to a Mr. Darwin.
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Andrew Duncan, Jr. letter, [Edinburgh], to "My dear Sir.", undated, [probably between 1793 and 1832]

1 item
ALS. Invites addressee to join the Horticulture Society [of Edinburgh].
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Ange Marie Francois Guepin letter, undated [probably between 1825 and 1873].

1 item
ALS. Writes of family matters.
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Anthony Askew letters, 1745-1749

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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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Antoine Dubois papers, 1821-1826, and undated.

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3 ANS. One note informs a M. Cochin of his intent to visit a Mme. Benoit and to accept M. Benoit's offer of transportation. M. Benoit is identified as Cochin's father-in-law.
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Antoine Emile Blanche letter, Paris, 1882, Aug. 21

2 items
Letter (ALS) to a colleague about a patient, the husband of a Madame Serac. Includes transcription.
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Antoine Joseph Jobert de Lamballe letter, undated.

1 item
ALS. Announces the date of his arrival in Paris and promises upon his return to visit his friend's mother, who is ill.
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Antoine Laurent de Jussieu document, Paris, 1842, Feb. 19

1 item
Holograph document, signed. A receipt of payment for lattice work performed during January and Febrary of 1842. Signed by Jussieu, among others.
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Antoine Laurent Lavoisier letter, Paris, to M. Doiree, Valence, 1791, Mar. 20

1 item
ALS. Lavoisier, who for some time controlled the monopoly of tobacco in France, advises Doiree to start trading in tobacco for his own account.
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Antoine Pierre Demours document, Paris, 1811, Nov. 5

1 item
Autograph, signed. Attests that Henriette Vitteur entered service as his cook on that day.
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Antoine Portal papers, 1779-1830

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Papers include ALS, a receipt for taxes paid, and a statement of service for Jacques Francois Baron. The fourth item is an English translation of a missing item.
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Anton Freiherr von Eiselsberg letter, Vienna, 1924, June 3

1 item
TLS. Thanks colleague for invitation to attend a conference, but regretfully informs him that he will not be able to attend.
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Antonio Vallisnieri letters, 1724-1729

15 items
Material appears to consist largely of ALS to and from Vallisnieri.
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Archibald Craig letter, Schenectady, 1836, Oct. 19

1 item
ALS. Writes regarding the estate of Dr. Campbell.
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A. Retzius papers, Stockholm, Sweden, 1847-1848

2 items
ALS. Retzius writes a letter of recommendation, in Swedish, and to C.F. Quintard, thanking him for the honor of the conferral of a diploma from the Aesculapian Society.
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A. Richerand papers, 1806 and undated.

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Undated ALS informs Orfila that he cannot continue his course because of illness. Holograph document, signed, attests that Sieur France is fit for military service.
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Aristide Verneuil letters, Paris, 1884, undated

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ALS. Correspondents include: M. Letulle and M. Palla. Discusses patients and a conference presided over by V. Cornil.
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Arthur Clarke letter, Dublin, to H. Colburn, 1821, Dec. 14

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Letter (ALS) to his publisher, accompanying a corrected copy of his book, Mother's Medical Assistant, for the second edition.
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Arthur F. Atkins document, Stanly County, North Carolina, 1866 Jan. 17

1 item
Application for a license as a physician of cancers by Arthur F. Atkins. Registered by John A. Boyden. Atkins is assessed a $10.00 tax.
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Arturo Castiglioni papers, 1941 and undated.

3 items
Letter (ALS) from Castiglioni to Josiah Trent and two clippings of reviews of the English translation, History of Medicine, of Castiglioni's Storia della Medicina.
1 result in this collection

Asahel Humphrey papers, Salisbury, Mass., 1812-1835

8 items
Holograph documents, signed. Receipts of payments made by the town of Salisbury to Dr. Asahel Humphrey, as well as Drs. M.A. Lee and William Walton.
1 result in this collection

A. Shelmerdine note, Washington, D.C, 1908, Oct. 1

1 item
Holograph note. Accepts invitation to luncheon by the Trustees of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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Athanase-Leon Gosselin letter, 1854, June 9.

1 item
ALS. Informs recipient of his brother's promotion and thanks him for his efforts.
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A. Trousseau letter, to M. Hipp. Rayer Collard, Paris, undated

1 item
ALS. Asks Collard to befriend a St. Marc, who seeks reinstatement to his former position as principal of a college.
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Auguste Berard note, to "Mon cher confrere.", undated

1 item
Note (ANS) to "Mon cher confrere" Requests meeting.
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Auguste de La Rive letter, Geneva, to the "Maistre de l'instruction publique.", 1846, May 9

1 item
ALS relating to the status of French protestant scholarship students at the Academy of Geneva.
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Auguste Francois Chomel letter, Paris, 1847, Sep. 9

3 items
Letter (ALS). Prescribes a treatment for a gynecological patient. Includes transcription and translation.
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Auguste Henri Andre Dumeril note, 1854

1 item
ANS. Dumeril recommends a M. Albanel to the addressee.
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Auguste Nelaton letter, [Paris], to M. Dallais, undated [between 1836-1873]

1 item
ALS. Prescribes treatment of a fistula on a joint by iodized injections, Burgrave dressings and sea baths.
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Augustin Grisolle note, undated [probably between 1830 and 1869].

1 item
ANS. Arranges a meeting.
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Augustin Harel du Tancrel letter, Paris to M. Pierre Grand, Paris, undated

1 item
ALS. Relating to publication matters.
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Augustus A. Gould papers, 1825-1851 and undated [bulk, 1825-1827].

9 items
ALS. Gould writes of his life as tutor to the family of Mr. McBlair, a wealthy manufacturer of Jericho, Maryland, in long, detailed letters to his father, Nathaniel Duren Gould. In the earlier letters, he describes the trip from Boston, the roads and landscape, and presents a pencil drawing of the McBlair house and surrounding buildings. He writes of the day's routine, his teaching duties, and neighborhood news and gossip. He tells of how he listens for the mail wagon and of his disappointment with his pupils. His letters show that he did manage to keep up with events beyond Jericho, especially in the New England area. In his later letters, he professes a growing interest in medicine and botany. A much later letter informs William Jenks of his election as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
1 result in this collection

Austin Flint note, New York City, 1882, Jan. 30

1 item
ANS. Asks the addressee to make a house call.
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A. Vulpian letter, undated.

1 item
ALS. Writes regarding the editing of a publication on Parkinson's disease.
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A. W. Greely letter, Washington, D.C., to Mr. Bowen, 1886, May 5

1 item
ALS. Hopes that provisions can be made for the survivors of his 1881-1883 Artic expedition.
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Baron Joseph Lister papers, 1900-1902 and undated.

3 items
2 ALS and a fragment of an ALS. Lister writes to James Burn Russell, inquiring about the use and success of anti-plague sera against the plague in Glasgow, and to Herbert Edward Durham, on the question whether the mosquito is the carrier of the yellow fever agent, suggesting various experimental ways to discover the bacilli and establish their development within the organism of the mosquito.
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Baron Lyon Playfair papers, 1855-1861

2 items
ANS, accompanying diagrams sent, and a certificate of attendance for John Moir.
1 result in this collection

Baron Sidney Herbert of Lea letter, Salisbury, to Mr. Reeve, 1858, Dec. 29

1 item
ALS. Writing to Reeve, Registrar to the Judiciary Committee of the Privy Council, describes the conditions of the infirmary at Winchester, complaining that inadequate ventilation produces 'hospital gangrene' in the patients.
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Bartolomeo Eustachi letter, undated.

1 item
Photostat of an ALS.
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Bence Jones papers, [London], 1854-1869

2 items
ALS. Writes on mineral waters and on a letter by Faraday.
1 result in this collection

Benjamin Brodie papers, 1821-1862, and undated.

9 items
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.
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Benjamin Drake letter, New York City, to the Surgeons of the New York Ophthalmic Dispensary, 1838, Oct. 29

1 item
ALS. Drake's resignation from appointment as surgeon and as treasurer of the Ophthalmic Dispensary. Verso of letter bears an anonymous reply, dated the same day, on behalf of the recipients, the acting executive committee of the board of trustees, stating that they must return the resignation since they are not empowered to appoint or remove officers.
1 result in this collection

Benjamin Franklin letter, London, to John Swinton, Edinburgh, 1766, Dec. 20

1 item
ALS. Introduces Benjamin Rush and Jonathan Potts. Refers to inquiries into Swinton's lands in New Jersey, made on his behalf by Franklin's son, William, then Governor of New Jersey.
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Benjamin Guy Babington note, undated

1 item
Note (ANS). Accepts an invitation to dinner.
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Benjamin Hornor Coates manuscript, [Philadelphia], [1832]

1 item
Holograph, signed. Obituary notice of Dr. Benjamin Ellis. Read before the Philadelphia Kappa Lambda Society, March 1, 1832. Ellis was Professor of materia medica and pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and author of The medical formulary.
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Benjamin Rush letter, to John Bayard, 1784, June 25

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A copy, in an unknown hand, of a letter from Rush to Bayard regarding sentiments expressed in an earlier letter to General John Armstrong. The letter reflects post-revolutionary state politics in Pennsylvania. In the letter, Rush censures his fellow Presbyterians, who refuse to revoke the test laws and to admit amendments to the state constitution. He also condemns the taking over by the Presbyterian dominated state government of the charter of the College of Philadelphia, now the University of Pennsylvania, and refers to the College of Carlisle, or Dickinson College, established in protest to the first action. He regrets the inflammatory remarks and publications made by members of the state's single legislative body, the Council of Censors, and by Joseph Reed and Mr. Smiley, and deplores the character of Henry Osborn and Owen Faris.
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Benjamin Silliman note, New Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Waldron, 1853, Sept. 28

1 item
ANS. Sends autograph for Waldron's autograph collection.
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Benjamin Vaughan letter, Stroudwater [Maine], to Judge Bowen, Portland, 1807, Oct. 3

1 item
Autograph letter, unsigned. Invites Judge Bowen to dine at his house during his stay in Stroudwater.
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Benjamin Ward Richardson papers, 1887-1893

7 items
Autograph letters and cards, signed, to John Frederick Boyes, relating to various social engagements.
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Benjamin Waterhouse papers, 1782-1841 and undated

0.5 Linear Feet — Approx. 250 Items
U.S. physician; pioneer of vaccination in the U.S. Collection chiefly consists of photostatic copies of correspondence written to Waterhouse, and brings together material from various U. S. collections. Includes some original letters acquired by Duke University. The bulk of the material, correspondence and minutes of meetings of the Corporation of Harvard College, relates to vaccination and Waterhouse's removal from his Harvard professorship. Correspondents include: J. Warren, J.C. Warren, J. Jackson, J. Gorham, W. Jenks, J.R. Coxe, B. Lincoln, S. Williams, J. Sullivan, B. Silliman, J. Redman, W. Cogswell, J. Lathrop, J. Monroe, J. T. Kirkland, H. Dearborn, H.A.S. Dearborn, J. Tilton, J. Winthrop, T. Jefferson, D. Webster, J. Sparks, L. Cass, and R. Elton. Collection also includes photostatic copy of Waterhouse's 1794 journal describing a trip to Saratoga Springs. Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection and was acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Collection chiefly consists of photostatic copies of correspondence written by and to Benjamin Waterhouse, and brings together material from various U. S. collections. The copies seem to have been made in the 1940s. Includes some original letters acquired by Duke University. The bulk of the material, correspondence by and to Waterhouse, and minutes of meetings of the Corporation of Harvard College, relates to vaccination and other medical practice, and Waterhouse's removal from his Harvard professorship. Correspondents include: John Warren, J.C. Warren, James Jackson, John Gorham, William Jenks, John Redman Coxe, Benjamin Lincoln, Samuel Williams, James Sullivan, Benjamin Silliman, John Redman, William Cogswell, John Lathrop, James Monroe, J. T. Kirkland, Henry Dearborn, Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, James Winthrop, Thomas Jefferson, Daniel Webster, Jared Sparks, Lewis Cass, and Romeo Elton. Collection also includes photostatic copy of Waterhouse's 1794 journal describing a trip to Saratoga Springs. Materials arranged chronologically.

Transcriptions of some of the original correspondence are present. Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection and was acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

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Benjamin W. Austin papers, 1866-1902 and undated.

11 items
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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Benjamin W. Dudley papers, 1841-1870

2 items
ALS dated 28 March 1841 in which Dudley recommends Jos. H. Bledsoe to President W.H. Harrison; newspaper clipping of Dudley's obituary.
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Benjamin Webster papers, 1867, Apr. 14-Oct. 20

3 items
ANS. A note and a prescription from surgeon Edwin Canton. A note for physician William Bell.
1 result in this collection

Bernard Roeser letter, Athens, 1838, Nov. 27

1 item
ALS. Introducing Dr. Earle.
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Buckminster Brown letter, Boston, to A.P. Peabody, 1856, Apr. 5

1 item
Letter (ALS) to Peabody, editor of the "North American Review", regarding his article "The poetry of anatomy."
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Cadwallader Colden letter, Coldingham, New York, to Peter Collinson, London, 1750, Nov. 26 and 27

1 item
ALS. Regarding his family, his scientific interests and writings, the Finnish botanist Per Kalm, Carolus Linnaeus, and Benjamin Franklin.
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Caleb Budlong physician's account books, 1817-1843, 1915 and undated

4 Linear Feet — 86 items
Collection comprises 8 medical account journals maintained by Budlong between 1817 and 1839. In addition to treatments provided, most often tooth extractions and bleeding, the doctor noted examinations and prescriptions for pills, oils, powders, elixirs, bitters, ointments, and asthmatics, along with cathartic sugars and throat lozenges. Fees are recorded for each entry and payments and regular audits noted. The entries were irregular in regard to date. Included in the collection is an undated typescript list of more than 100 individuals treated in volume 1, indicating that Budlong served as the primary physician for the area during its early settlement. There are indexes for volumes 2 and 8; and these, along with 76 items laid-in to the volumes, including receipts, blotting sheets, lists, calculations, and other notes have been removed to a separate folder. One item laid in is receipt unrelated to the volumes for a payment dated 1915.

Collection comprises 8 medical account journals maintained by Budlong between 1817 and 1839. In addition to treatments provided, most often tooth extractions and bleeding, the doctor noted examinations and prescriptions for pills, oils, powders, elixirs, bitters, ointments, and asthmatics, along with cathartic sugars and throat lozenges. Fees are recorded for each entry and payments and regular audits noted. The entries were irregular in regard to date. Included in the collection is an undated typescript list of more than 100 individuals treated in volume 1, indicating that Budlong served as the primary physician for the area during its early settlement. There are indexes for volumes 2 and 8; and these, along with 76 items laid-in to the volumes, including receipts, blotting sheets, lists, calculations, and other notes have been removed to a separate folder. One item laid in is receipt unrelated to the volumes for a payment dated 1915. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections.

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Caleb Gannett letter, Bridgewater, Mass., to Cotton Tufts, Esq., 1781, Apr. 20

1 item
ALS. Gannett consults Tufts, a physician, about a "disorder called defluction form the lungs."
1 result in this collection

Calvin Coolidge letter, Washington, D.C., to Joseph Howell Way, 1923, Aug. 16

1 item
TLS. Coolidge expresses his interest in Way's involvement with vocational schools for veterans of the World War.
1 result in this collection

Capt. John Hough deed, Norwich, Conn., to John Waterman, Jr, 1735, Dec. 9

1 item
Holograph, signed. Deed of land purchase. Witnessed by Benjamin Hide, Jr., and Daniel Lothrup.
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Carl Christian Rafn papers, Copenhagen, 1841, Apr. 16 and Apr. 29

2 items
ALS. Rafn sends John R. Bartlett "an account of the ancient structure at Newport" and asks him to look into the account of sales of books and journals sent by the Societe royale des antiquaires du nord. He writes to J.V.C. Smith to acknowledge receipt of the American medical almanac for 1841, sent by Smith.
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Carl Gustav Carus letter, Dresden, Germany, to Baron Frederic Cuvier, Paris, France, 1836, Jun. 12

1 item
Letter (ALS) recommending Mr. Falkenstein, Librarian to the King of Saxony, to Cuvier.
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Carl Henry Davis manuscript, [Wilmington, Delaware], undated

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Typescript manuscript, "The obstetric forceps". On verso of the Medical Society of Delaware stationery. With corrections. Author's name printed below title.
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Carl Ludwig Schleich note, [Berlin], 1902, Feb. 21

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ANS. Informs addressee that he will be unable to meet as planned.
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Carl Weigert postcard, Frankfurt am Main, to Paul Ehrlich, Berlin, 1897, Feb. 9

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Postcard, signed. Writes regarding a recently published article by Ehrlich.
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Casimir Anne Marie Broussais letter, Paris, to Dr. Husson, 1820, Jul. 15

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Letter (ALS), referring a patient to Dr. Husson's care. Includes transcription and translation.
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Caspar Wistar papers, 1815-1839

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Papers include a receipt of payment for attendance by Wistar upon a Wm. Cohen, and an 1839 invitation card to a Wistar Party.
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