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Medical colleges

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Gatchell postcard

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

Collection of publications of women’s medical schools

Identifier: WM-090

This collection contains catalogues (also commonly titled "announcements," "calendars," or "bulletins") and fund raising pamphlets issued by women's medical schools, describe and give brief histories, curricula, and general information. They are often illustrated with drawings or photographic reproductions. Also included are reports from the Countess of Dufferin's Fund, a British organization that supplied female medical aid to the women of India.

Dates: 1851-1941

Commonplace book

Identifier: HU.085

This undated, unsigned book of a homepathic physician is similar to other student notebooks, and it contains descriptions of medical conditions and their remedies.

Dates: n.d.-n.d.; Majority of material found in n.d.-n.d.

Custis family papers

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

Hahnemann Medical College Alumni Association records

Identifier: HU.071
Overview Two bound volumes of the Hahnemann Medical College Alumni Association, compiled by George R. Mattice. One volume details banquet accounts from approximately 1900-1906, and the other is a list of living alumni as of 1906. George R. Mattice was the secretary of Hahnemann Medical College during the first decade of the 20th century. The collection also incudes biographical materials on Mattice's colleagues and other homeopathic physicians, such as his 1904 volume "Homeopathic Physicians of the...
Dates: 1900-1906; Majority of material found in 1900-1906

Hahnemann Medical College Alumni Association scrapbooks

Identifier: HU.070

Contains two oversize scrapbooks and minute books from the late 19th and early 20th century, created by the Hahnemann Alumni Association.

Dates: 1884-1916; Majority of material found in 1884-1916

Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital cornerstone contents

Identifier: HU.031
Overview Contents of cornerstones of buildings at Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital locations: 1) Hahneman Medical College (Broad Street), 1884, 2) Hospital (South Tower), 1928, and 3) lists and some duplicate contents for the Hospital (North Tower), which was filled, sealed, and laid in 1979. Both 1884 and 1928 materials were placed together in the 1928 cornerstone, and removed in 1979. Included, for example, are ceremony programs listing contents, homeopathic materials including Directory of...
Dates: 1876-1928; Majority of material found in 1884-1928

Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital records

Identifier: HU.069
Overview These records from the late 19th century/early 20th century contain Hahnemann Hospital Medical and Surgical Staff Minutes, and Johnstown Homeopathic Dispensary finances and papers. Hahnemann Hospital was opened in 1890 as a teaching hospital for the Hahnemann Medical College and by the time it moved to its permanent location in 1928, it was one of the most modern and technologically developed hospitals in the nation. Johnstown Homeopathic Dispensary was a branch of the Philadelphia...
Dates: 1890-1916; Majority of material found in 1890-1916

Hahnemann University African American collection

Identifier: HU-061
Overview The collection includes biographical materials, visuals, publications, and exhibit components on the history of African Americans, with particular reference to health care. The material was collected primarily for inclusion in displays and exhibits for Hahnemann and the surrounding community. . Biographical and historical information on Black physicians, some of whom are Hahnemann graduates, and health related institutions, gathered primarily from published sources for exhibition purposes....
Dates: 1900 - 1992

Henry Newell Guernsey papers

Identifier: HU.091
Overview Dr. Henry Newell Guernsey was a homeopathic physician, surgeon, and obstetrician who practiced in Philadelphia from 1844 until April 1885. He graduated from the New York University College of Medicine in 1844 and moved to Philadelphia where he began practicing medicine. In his career, Dr. Guernsey was a member of many influential homeopathic societies and organizations, and served as a professor at the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania in both Obstetrics and Materia Medica. He was...
Dates: 1852-1880; Majority of material found in 1852-1880