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Allentown (Pa.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 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

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

Hyland's Foundation Neiswander Library collection

Identifier: 2021-015
Content Description The Neiswander Library was created by the Hyland's Foundation in 2015, built on Allen Neiswander's collection of books on homeopathy and complemented by Julian Winston’s collection of books, publications, and objects, and additional materials from Hyland’s and other donors. The collection documents homeopathic practice and study from the 1800s to the early 2000s.The majority of the collection is an extensive selection of homeopathic books from the 19th century to present day; also,...
Dates: 1795 - 2018

North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art records

Identifier: HU-COLL-073
Overview The North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art, known as the Allentown Academy, was a short lived, yet influential homeopathic medical school in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Opened April 10, 1835 by several prominent homeopathic physicians, Allentown Academy was the first homeopathic medical school in the United States, and educated the first generation of American homeopaths that would go on to bring homeopathy to new heights in the country. Due to low enrollment and financial...
Dates: 1835 - 1840