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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 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

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

Gertrud Clara Reyersbach, M.D. papers

Identifier: 2005-001
Scope and Contents The collection documents Dr. Reyersbach’s life in Germany, the Reyerbach family history, a return visit to her home country in 1985, and her life and practice in the United States, from 1867-1991, with the bulk of the dates between 1933-1991. Materials include several photo albums, 1927-1936, capturing Reyersbach with family and friends in Germany and her initial medical training there; German school papers (such as report cards) and certificates; Reyersbach’s passport (issued in 1935); US...
Dates: 1817 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1991

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

Samuel Hahnemann correspondence

Identifier: HU.095
Overview Christian Freidrich Samuel Hahnemann [1755-1843] was a German physician known to be the father of homeopathic medicine. His teachings, techniques and writings were the main basis of homeopathic medical practice, and he was seen and studied as a guiding figure by the homeopathic physicians of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Contains letters of Samuel Hahnemann with some translations, including Melanie [D'Hervilly] Hahnemann, his wife; Amalie Suss, his daughter; and Leopold Suss-Hahnemann,...
Dates: 1755-1985; Majority of material found in -