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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

George R. Mattice papers.

Identifier: HU.089

George R. Mattice was the secretary of Hahnemann Medical College during the first decade of the 20th century. He also collected a number of biographical materials on his colleagues and other homeopathic physicians, such as his 1904 volume “ Homeopathic Physicians of the United States”. Contains one volume, Homeopathic physicians of the United States. Compiled from Polk's Medical Register 1904 and other sources.

Dates: 1904-1904; Majority of material found in 1904-1904

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 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 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 N. Williams papers

Identifier: 2020-010
Overview Henry (Hal) Williams, MD, practiced homeopathic medicine out of his home office in Lancaster, PA from 1950 to 1993. Collection reflects Williams’ practice and interest in anthroposophical medicine, historical homeopathic texts, homeopathic journals, and homeopathic remedies. There is also documentation reflecting the activity of his wife, Dorothea Weiand Williams, his daughters, and his father, James M. Williams, professor of sociology at Hobart College. Materials include wooden homeopathic...
Dates: 1850-1989