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Medicine--Pennsylvania--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Materia Medica Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nme11
Scope and Contents Notes, ca. 1840-1850, from lectures on "materia medica," [probably taken at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa.]

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.

William Baird Westmore Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nme3
Scope and Contents Notes, 1811-1812, on the "Practice of Medicine" taken by William Baird Westmore of Petersburg, Va. from the lectures of Dr. Benjamin Rush, of the University of Pennsylvania.