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Rush's Lectures, Medical Student Notes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00176

Scope and Contents

A medical student's notes, possibly as a student of Dr. Benjamin Rush of the College of Philadelphia (University of Pennsylvania).  Includes an index with entries such as Animal Food, Blisters and Diseases of the Mind.  Each topic is handwritten on one page, with a description of the ailment and the remedy.  Notes are bound in book form with a leather cover.  The spine has a title "Rush's Lectures."  440 pages.   Notes are on numbered pages 1 - 330 and the index is at end of book.

Dates

  • circa 1790-1799

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

8 1/2 x 6 x 1 1/2 inches.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Found with Wren Basement books in 2011.

Physical Description

8 1/2 x 6 x 1 1/2 inches.

Processing Information:

Processed by Anne Johnson.
Title
Guide to the Rush's Lectures, Medical Student Notes
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2011-08-03
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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