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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Adolphus Lippe papers

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

American Women's Hospitals Service photographs

Identifier: WM-144-a
Overview The American Women's Hospitals (AWH) developed from the War Service Committee of the Medical Women's National Association (later called the American Medical Women's Association) in 1917, to provide, register and finance American women physicians for war work; to offer medical and emergency relief to refugees; and, later, to provide international public health service. In 1959, AWH became an independent agency and remained such until 1982 when it re-merged with the American Medical Women's...
Dates: 1917 - 1982

Arthur Maynard Eastman papers

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

Identifier: HU-064

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

Northwestern University Woman's Medical School records/Chicago Woman's Medical College

Identifier: WM-029
Abstract The Woman’s Hospital Medical College of Chicago was founded in 1870 by Mary H. Thompson (1829-1895) and Dr. William Heath Byford (1817-1890) in order to provide equal education opportunities for female medical students in the Chicago area. In 1879, the name of the medical school was changed to the Woman’s Medical College of Chicago; and in 1892, it was taken over by the Northwestern University and renamed the Northwestern University Woman’s Medical School. Over the next ten years, financial...
Dates: 1870-1924, 1947

Anny Elston papers

Identifier: WM-1994-X-010

Anny Elston (1895-1975), a German born and trained pediatrician, immigrated to the United States in 1941 due to the "Racial Laws" in Nazi Germany. After obtaining her New York State Medical License in 1942, she began practicing medicine in New York City until retiring in 1972. The Anny Elston papers include information regarding Dr. Elston's medical credentials and continuing education, her medical practice in New York City, and patient records.

Dates: 1918 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1972

Constantine Hering and Calvin B. Knerr family papers

Identifier: HU-100
Overview Dr. Constantine Hering (1800-1880), born and educated in Germany, immigrated to Philadelphia in 1833 and devoted his life to the study, practice and education of homeopathic medicine in the United States. As such, he is considered the father of homeopathy in America. Hering founded several schools and organizations devoted to teaching homeopathy, especially the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Arts, aka the Allentown Academy, in 1836, and the Hahnemann Medical College of...
Dates: 1820 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1940

Joseph Leidy Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0001
Overview Joseph Mellick Leidy (1823-1891), one of the great American scientists of the 19th century, possessed a vast knowledge of the natural world. Best known as the Father of American vertebrate paleontology, he also pioneered the fields of parasitology and protozoology, and was the preeminent anatomist of his time. He was also an influential teacher of natural history and an expert in areas as diverse as entomology, geology and pathology. The Joseph Leidy Correspondence collection contains...
Dates: 1845-1913, undated

Irena Koprowska collection on American Cancer Society-Veterans Administration lung cancer screening study

Identifier: HU-002
Overview Dr. Irena Grasberg Koprowska (born 1917) worked in pathology and participated in a study on the early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer: The American Cancer Society-Veterans Administration Cooperative Study for the Evaluation of Radiologic and Sputum Cytologic Screening in the Early Detection of Lung Cancer while working at Cornell University.The Irena Koprowska collection on American Cancer Society-Veterans Administration Lung Cancer Screening Study consists of...
Dates: 1958 - 1964

Life and Reminiscences of Dr. Constantine Hering

Identifier: HU.102

Arthur M. Eastman's 25 page biography of Constantine Hering. Reprinted from the Hahnemannian Monthly, August 1917 with the addition of illustrations compiled by Carl Hering, D. Sc. Published by the family for private collection. Multiple copies.

Dates: 1917-1917; Majority of material found in 1917-1917