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Obituaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Constantine Hering and Calvin B. Knerr family papers

 Collection
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 Gibson Dixon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0241
Scope and Contents The Samuel Gibson Dixon Papers include correspondence from, to, or copied to Samuel Gibson Dixon, who was President of the Academy of Natural Sciences from 1891-1918. A large chunk of this correspondence pertains to the discussion of renovations being made to the Academy building, most particularly building a new library, and the collection includes continuous conversation between Dixon, The Snead & Co. Iron Works, the Otis Elevator Company, Wilson, Harris & Richards (architects),...
Dates: 1892-1918