The Resource Chapman's lectures

Chapman's lectures

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Chapman's lectures, 1817
Title
Chapman's lectures
Inclusive dates
1817
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Language
eng
Summary
Eleven volumes of a set of notes taken on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania in 1817. Topics covered include the physiology of generation, circulation, nutrition, and secretion; pathology; and the practice of medicine, including diseases of the circulatory, digestive, respiratory, and muscular systems
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Biographical or historical data
George Bacon Wood was born in Greenwich, New Jersey, on 12 March 1797. He married Caroline Hahn (1805-1867) in 1823. Wood died in Philadelphia on 30 March 1879. Wood attended the University of Pennsylvania, receiving an A.B. in 1815 and an A.M. and M.D. in 1818. He studied medicine under Joseph Parrish also. Wood was one of the founders of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1821. He was Professor of Chemistry there (1822-1831), then Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy (1831-1835). Wood resigned from the College to become Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy at the University of Pennsylvania in 1835. In 1850, he became Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the University and held that position until his retirement in 1860. He was also Attending Physician at Pennsylvania Hospital (1835-1859) and President of the Board of Managers (1874-1879). George B. Wood became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1827 and was President from 1848 to 1879. He was also President of the American Philosophical Society (1859-1879) and the American Medical Association (1855-1856).
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1797-1879
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Wood, George B.
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  • Chapman, Nathaniel
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Medicine
  • Circulatory system
  • Digestive organs
  • Respiratory system
  • Hodge, Henry Lenox [Donor] (CPP)
Label
Chapman's lectures
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/W/woodg10a_29.htm
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Control code
000144740
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Immediate source of acquisition
Hodge, H.L.
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Given to the College of Physicians on 20 May 1896 by Mr. Hugh Lenox Hodge.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144740
  • 145681
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A62
Type of unit
v. 1,3,5-8,10,12-15
Label
Chapman's lectures
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/W/woodg10a_29.htm
Control code
000144740
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Immediate source of acquisition
Hodge, H.L.
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Given to the College of Physicians on 20 May 1896 by Mr. Hugh Lenox Hodge.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144740
  • 145681
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A62
Type of unit
v. 1,3,5-8,10,12-15

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