The Resource Chapman's lecturs [sic]

Chapman's lecturs [sic]

Label
Chapman's lecturs [sic], [after 1810]
Title
Chapman's lecturs [sic]
Inclusive dates
[after 1810]
Title variation
Chapman's lectures
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two volumes containing notes from lectures by Nathaniel Chapman, apparently transcribed by a professional scribe. Vol. 1 (383 leaves) entitled Lectures on pathology, medical physiognomy, and the practice of physic by N. Chapman, M.D. Includes lectures on fevers, hemorrhages, diseases of the digestive system, and an index. Vol. 2 (377 leaves) entitled Lectures on the practice of physic by N. Chapman, M.D. Includes lectures on diseases of the digestive system, diseases of the respiratory system, dropsy, scrofula, marasmus, venereal diseases, menstruation, gout, and rheumatism
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Cataloged
Biographical or historical data
Nathaniel Chapman was an 1801 graduate of the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania, furthering his medical studies in Edinburgh before settling in Philadelphia in 1804. Chapman is best known as a medical teacher, editor, and professional advocate. He became editor of the Philadelphia Journal of the Medical and Physical Sciences in 1820. From 1810 on he taught at the University of Pennsylvania, serving as professor of materia medica and professor of the theory and practice of medicine and clinical medicine. In 1817 Chapman founded the Medical Institute of Philadelphia, considered the first medical post-graduate school in the United States. The principle publications of Chapman's career are based on his lectures, such as his A Compendium of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Medicine (1846). Among his other accomplishments, Chapman was elected the first president of the American Medical Association in 1847. Chapman was also a Fellow of the College of Physicians, elected in 1807.
Cataloging source
PPC
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1780-1853
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Chapman, Nathaniel
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Chapman, Nathaniel
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Pathology
  • Physiognomy
  • Medicine
  • Clinical medicine
  • Fever
  • Hemorrhage
  • Digestive organs
  • Respiratory system
  • Edema
  • Scrofula
  • Marasmus
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Menstruation
  • Gout
  • Rheumatism
Label
Chapman's lecturs [sic]
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/C/chapmann10a_25.htm
Instantiates
Control code
000144683
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Source unknown.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144683
  • 145624
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A12
Type of unit
v.
Label
Chapman's lecturs [sic]
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/C/chapmann10a_25.htm
Control code
000144683
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Source unknown.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144683
  • 145624
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A12
Type of unit
v.

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