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Philadelphia (Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Board of Trustees records

 Collection
Identifier: ANSP-1990-013
Overview The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (ANSP) is a natural history museum which was founded in 1812, “for the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences, and the advancement of useful learning.” The ANSP Board of Trustees, was established in 1925, as one of the institution’s primary administrative bodies. The Board of Trustees was charged with establishing financial policies, selecting the Academy President, assisting with fund raising and community relations, and serving as a...
Dates: 1925 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1989

President's Office and Administrative Records, 1874-2003

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Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0990
Overview The oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas, the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (ANSP) was founded in 1812 "for the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences, and the advancement of useful learning." Since the founding of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, there have been twenty-eight presidents and five acting presidents. From 1937 to 1995, there were four presidents and one acting president who left their administrations well...
Dates: 1874 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1993

Adolphus Lippe papers

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Identifier: HU.088
Overview Dr. Adolphus Lippe was a prominent homeopathic physician who practiced from 1841 until his death in 1888. Born in Germany, Dr. Lippe immigrated to the United States to learn medicine and graduated from the North American Academy of Homeopathic Medicine in 1841. After graduating, Dr. Lippe practiced across western and central Pennsylvania, eventually settling in Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, Dr. Lippe practiced, and also lectured on Materia Medica at the Homeopathic Medical College of...
Dates: 1812-1888; Majority of material found in 1812-1888

Amos Russell Thomas papers

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Identifier: HU.087
Overview Dr. Amos Russell Thomas [1827-1895] was a surgeon and prominent professor of anatomy. He was born and resided in New York until he relocated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1854. There he was appointed to be a demonstrator of anatomy at the Pennsylvania Medical University, and was Chair of Anatomy from 1856 to 1866. During that time he was also a lecturer on artistic anatomy at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1867 he was appointed chair of anatomy at Hahnemann Medical College and...
Dates: 1890-1895; Majority of material found in 1890-1895

ANSP Treasurer Reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0605
Overview This collection contains the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Treasurers' reports and other financial documents. Annual reports, appropriation documents, a budget report, two building fund reports, minutes, correspondence, one Treasurer's final account and a Trustees lease are included from the timeperiod of 1815 through 1927. The largest portion of the collection consists of Treasurers' annual reports. The financial documents in this collection provide a unique view into the...
Dates: 1815-1927

Arthur Maynard Eastman papers

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Identifier: HU.083
Overview Dr. Arthur Maynard Eastman [1855-1923] graduated from Hahnemann Medical College in 1879 under the instruction of renowned American homeopath Dr. Constantine Hering. After his graduation, Dr. Eastman practiced homeopathy in Pennsylvania and New York before returning to his home state of Minnesota to practice in St. Paul. The materials in this collection pertain to Dr. Eastman’s time as a student at Hahnemann Medical College and his brief period of practice at the Homeopathic Hospital of New...
Dates: 1876-1881; Majority of material found in 1876-1881

Bradford collection of biographies of Homeopathic Physicians

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Identifier: HU-064
Overview

Dr. Thomas L. Bradford (1847-1918) was a practicing homeopathic physician in Maine, Europe and Philadelphia. While practicing and teaching in Philadelphia he served as curator for the Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia. From 1896 to 1916, he collected, organized and maintained material for 35 scrapbooks of biographical information about homeopathic physicians.

Dates: 1868 - 1918

Charles Gatchell postcard

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Identifier: 2017-014
Overview The postcard is a brief communication from Dr. Charles Gatchell, a homeopath then on the faculty of the Homeopathic College of Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to Thomas Bradford. Bradford was the librarian and historian at the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania (later Hahnemann). The note includes a mention of Dr. H.C. (Henry Clay) Aldrich, who was also a member of the faculty at Michigan and subsequently became the President of the Minnesota State Homeopathic...
Dates: 1892 April 18

College of Engineering records

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Identifier: UR-04-007
Overview The College of Engineering is among the oldest colleges at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since its establishment in 1914, it has achieved many firsts. In 1915, it became the first school at Drexel permitted to grant a four-year degree; in 1919, it was the first to implement a cooperative education program, placing students in business, industrial and professional assignments as a component of their education; and, later, in 1925, it was the first to extend the cooperative...
Dates: 1930 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1973

Custis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-009
Overview Papers of the Custis family, 1851-1967. Collection contains materials reflecting the training and practice of homeopathic physicians, Horace Hatch Custis, Jr. (Hahnemann Medical College class of 1937), his uncle Gregg Custis, Jr. (Hahnemann Medical College class of 1888), and Gregg’s son J.B. Custis, Sr. (New York Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital class of 1878). Gregg began his career working for the railroad; however, after retiring, he attended medical school. His son, J.B. Custis,...
Dates: 1851-1967