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[Collection of miscellaneous brief manuscripts and letters; : Philadelphia, Bar Harbor, etc.

Label
[Collection of miscellaneous brief manuscripts and letters; : Philadelphia, Bar Harbor, etc., 1878-1911
Title
[Collection of miscellaneous brief manuscripts and letters;
Title remainder
Philadelphia, Bar Harbor, etc.
Inclusive dates
1878-1911
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Contents. Envelope 1. "Cat fear": questionnaire, Dec. 1902, seeking reports of acute fear of cats; responses to the questionnaire, dated Dec. 11, 1902 to Nov. 25, 1903. 73 pieces. With this, photocopy of SWM's query in British med. jour. 119:180, 1903, on the same subject. Results of this study published under title, "Of ailurophobia and the power to be conscious of the cat as near, when unseen and unheard, " in American medicine, 9:851-853, 1905. Env. 2. Corrected holograph draft of SWM's speech to the College of Physicians of Phila., Apr. 14, 1886, upon the gift of a loving-cup by "two gentlewomen, " [i.e., Mrs. Conover and Mary Cadwalader Mitchell (Mrs. S.W.). 10 leaves.
  • Env. 3. Speech to "the President [of CPP, i.e., James Tyson] and his guests, " at the first dinner in the new building, 1909 (?), "rescued from the garbage and presented to the library by Joseph Casey, janitor ... Dec. 10, 1920 (?)" Typewritten with ms. alterations. Env. 4. "The physicians, " poem, 1899. Publ. in Trans. of the Congr. of Amer. Phys. and Surg., v. 5, 1900 (for a reprint see Cage 4-340, v.3, pam.7). Not in SWM's Collected poems. 237 lines; 31 [i.e., 34] p. Env. 5. "A doctor's century"; corrected draft of a poem read at the Centennial dinner of this College, Jan. 4, 1887, and publ. in SWM's Collected poems, 1914. Also publ. as corrected, in Trans. CPP 1887, p. [381]-382, Centennial vol. 5 leaves
  • Env. 6. Five letters, between July 25, 1910 and Jan. 13, 1911, to Robert Abbe, New York, concerning Abbe's gift to the College of Benj. Rush's watch; typewritten, signed; apparently presented by Abbe. Includes one photograph of Mrs. Howell (Gwendolyn Whistler Howell). Env. 7. Manuscript index to the Gilbert Collection (which was presented to the College by SWM); 8 leaves, in another hand, dated June 1888. Env. 8. Letters to Charles Perry Fisher. Librarian of the College; lists of books wanted for the Library, etc. 7 pieces, 1908-1911. Env. 9. Letters, etc., on College and other business, including especially a letter dated Jan. 2, 1878, witness W.S.W. Ruschenberger, bequeathing to the College SWM's copies of the original portraits of Harvey and John Hunter; in an envelope marked by Ruschenberger not to be opened till SWM's death. 6 pieces
  • Env. 10. Personal notes; brief, miscellaneous. 16 pieces. Env. 11. Printed clipping on William Harvey, with SWM's signature on the bottom. No date-line. Env. 12. Prescriptions; miscellaneous medical lists, undated. 5 pieces. Env. 13. Verses written to SWM by J. Levering Jones, 1912, with his letter of transmittal (1915) to Wm. J. Taylor, and Taylor's letter of transmittal to C.P. Fisher. Env. 14. Letter, New Haven, 11 May 1906, Russell H. Chittenden to SWM, recounting an experiment with a gentleman claiming an unusual sense of smell
Cataloging source
PPC
Label
[Collection of miscellaneous brief manuscripts and letters; : Philadelphia, Bar Harbor, etc.
Instantiates
Control code
000125363
Extent
2
Note
  • COLL. PHYSICIANS:
  • For a reprint of the reference in Env. 1 to the published results of study on cat fear in American medicine (1905), see: Cage 4-430, v.3, pam.20.
Organization method
Loose papers organized into 14 separate envelopes.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 125363
  • 125556
  • ocm20113009
Type of unit
boxes.
Label
[Collection of miscellaneous brief manuscripts and letters; : Philadelphia, Bar Harbor, etc.
Control code
000125363
Extent
2
Note
  • COLL. PHYSICIANS:
  • For a reprint of the reference in Env. 1 to the published results of study on cat fear in American medicine (1905), see: Cage 4-430, v.3, pam.20.
Organization method
Loose papers organized into 14 separate envelopes.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 125363
  • 125556
  • ocm20113009
Type of unit
boxes.

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