The Resource Chapman's lectures on physiology

Chapman's lectures on physiology

Label
Chapman's lectures on physiology, 1822
Title
Chapman's lectures on physiology
Inclusive dates
1822
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One volume (211 pages) of notes on nineteen lectures given by Nathaniel Chapman in 1822 on the physiological aspects of generation, digestion, absorption, blood, respiration, circulation, nutrition, secretion, and sensation
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Biographical or historical data
John Kearsley Mitchell, was born on 12 May 1793 in Shepherdstown, Va., the son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Kearsley) Mitchell. Mitchell received an A.B. from the University in Edinburgh and an M.D. in 1819 from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. From 1820-1821, Mitchell served as a ship's surgeon before settling in Philadelphia. He became professor of medicine and physiology at the Medical Institute of Philadelphia in 1824. He also lectured in chemistry from 1833-1838 at the Franklin Institute and was professor of medicine at the Jefferson Medical College from 1841-1858. Mitchell was the first to describe spinal arthropathies in 1831. His other notable works include a book of poetry, Indecision, a Tale of the Far West and other poems (1839) and a medical treatise, On the Crytogamous Origin of Malarious and Epidemical Fevers (1849). In 1822 Mitchell married Sarah Matilda Henry, a union that produced 9 children including the eminent physician, S. Weir Mitchell. He was elected a Fellow of the College of Physicians in 1827. On 14 Apr. 1858, Mitchell died in Philadelphia.
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PPC
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1793-1858
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Mitchell, John Kearsley
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  • Chapman, Nathaniel
  • Physiology
  • Reproduction
  • Digestion
  • Absorption
  • Blood
  • Respiration
  • Blood
  • Nutrition
  • Secretion
  • Senses and sensation
  • Mitchell, John Kearsley, 1793-1858 [Autograph] (CPP)
  • Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 [Donor] (CPP)
Label
Chapman's lectures on physiology
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/M/mitchelljksr10a_31.htm
Instantiates
Control code
000144770
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Mitchell, S.W.
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Bears autograph of J.K. Mitchell, Sr. Given to the College on 31 Dec. 1888 by his son, S. Weir Mitchell.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144770
  • 145711
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A9
Type of unit
v.
Label
Chapman's lectures on physiology
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/M/mitchelljksr10a_31.htm
Control code
000144770
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Mitchell, S.W.
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Bears autograph of J.K. Mitchell, Sr. Given to the College on 31 Dec. 1888 by his son, S. Weir Mitchell.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144770
  • 145711
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A9
Type of unit
v.

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