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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1797-1851
Creator:
Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887
Archer, John, 1777-1830
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer family account books and notebooks
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1120
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1797-1851
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This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830 Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Account books Commonplace books Lecture notes Notebooks
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1783-1810, undated
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Bartram, Moses, -1791
Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842
Hare, Robert, 1781-1858
Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856
Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817
Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Simonton, William, 1788-1846
Extent: 4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders.
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Benjamin Rush lecture notes
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Bartram, Moses, -1791 Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842 Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Simonton, William, 1788-1846
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 225
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
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1783-1810, undated
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The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders.
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Bartram, Moses, -1791 Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842 Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Simonton, William, 1788-1846 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine. University of Pennsylvania.
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Lecture notes Notebooks
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1785
Creator:
Greenman, David
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This book of notes was kept by David Greenman during a course of Materia Medica lectures delivered by Dr. Adam Kuhn at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1785. The lecture notes themselves are not limited to Materia Medica in the strictest sense, in that they also include some information about physiology, pathology and therapeutics. The notebook is briefly inscribed by Dr. Edward Cutbush (1772-1843) an officer and surgeon in the United States Navy.
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David Greenman notes on Materia Medica lectures delivered by Adam Kuhn at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School
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Greenman, David
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1866
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1785
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This book of notes was kept by David Greenman during a course of Materia Medica lectures delivered by Dr. Adam Kuhn at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1785. The lecture notes themselves are not limited to Materia Medica in the strictest sense, in that they also include some information about physiology, pathology and therapeutics. The notebook is briefly inscribed by Dr. Edward Cutbush (1772-1843) an officer and surgeon in the United States Navy.
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Greenman, David Cutbush, Edward, 1772-1843 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Lecture notes Notebooks Notes
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1797-1798
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Gillasspy, George, d. 1832
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This notebook, kept by George Gillasspy (also "Gillaspy"), records the content of lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton and Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1797 and 1798. These lectures touch upon a wide range of topics within materia medica, physiology, pathology and therapeutics, and represent the foundations of late eighteenth century medical education.
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George Gillasspy notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton and Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School
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Gillasspy, George, d. 1832
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1861
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1797-1798
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This notebook, kept by George Gillasspy (also "Gillaspy"), records the content of lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton and Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1797 and 1798. These lectures touch upon a wide range of topics within materia medica, physiology, pathology and therapeutics, and represent the foundations of late eighteenth century medical education.
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1790s
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Gillasspy, George, d. 1832 Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Lecture notes
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1802
Creator:
Murduck, Jonathan
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This volume of handwritten lecture notes, titled “A Course of Lectures on the Materia Medica by Benjamin Smith Barton M.D., Professor […] at the University of Pennsylvania,” was kept by medical student Jonathan Murduck in 1802, and provides a fairly comprehensive survey of the medicinal substances commonly in use in the early nineteenth century United States.
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Jonathan Murduck notes on Materia Medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School
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Murduck, Jonathan
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1865
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1802
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This volume of handwritten lecture notes, titled “A Course of Lectures on the Materia Medica by Benjamin Smith Barton M.D., Professor […] at the University of Pennsylvania,” was kept by medical student Jonathan Murduck in 1802, and provides a fairly comprehensive survey of the medicinal substances commonly in use in the early nineteenth century United States.
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Murduck, Jonathan Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Lecture notes
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