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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 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

Amos Russell Thomas papers

Identifier: HU.087
Overview Dr. Amos Russell Thomas [1827-1895] was a surgeon and prominent professor of anatomy. He was born and resided in New York until he relocated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1854. There he was appointed to be a demonstrator of anatomy at the Pennsylvania Medical University, and was Chair of Anatomy from 1856 to 1866. During that time he was also a lecturer on artistic anatomy at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1867 he was appointed chair of anatomy at Hahnemann Medical College and...
Dates: 1890-1895; Majority of material found in 1890-1895

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

Charles Gatchell postcard

Identifier: 2017-014
Overview The postcard is a brief communication from Dr. Charles Gatchell, a homeopath then on the faculty of the Homeopathic College of Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to Thomas Bradford. Bradford was the librarian and historian at the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania (later Hahnemann). The note includes a mention of Dr. H.C. (Henry Clay) Aldrich, who was also a member of the faculty at Michigan and subsequently became the President of the Minnesota State Homeopathic...
Dates: 1892 April 18

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

Frank Lehman notebooks

Identifier: HU.047

This collection contains the student notebooks of Frank Lehman, a student at Hahnemann Medical College at the turn of the 20th century. The notebooks contain class notes from several disciplines Dr. Lehman was studying. This collection provides valuable insight into the everyday life of a Hahnemann Medical College student, as well as the nature of the curriculums taught in medical colleges at the time.

Dates: 1898-1932; Majority of material found in 1898-1902

George Pleasanton student notebooks

Identifier: HU.084

George W. Pleasanton of Delaware was a student at Hahnemann Medical College and graduated in 1887. Contains multiple student notebooks belonging to Mr. Pleasanton from 1885-87.

Dates: 1885-1887; Majority of material found in 1885-1887

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 Club of Philadelphia records

Identifier: HU.062a

Founded in 1872, the Hahnemann Club of Philadelphia helped promote comradery among its members, advance the standards of medical education, and uphold the homeopathic interests of the college. The Hahnemann Club was the oldest surviving Philadelphia medical club until it disbanded in the 1990s. Collection contains the Hahnemann Club records including bound books and binders with meeting minutes (1884-1989) and exhibit captions.

Dates: 1884-1989