The Resource Examinations on Dr. Chapman's lectures

Examinations on Dr. Chapman's lectures

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Examinations on Dr. Chapman's lectures, [1816-1817]
Title
Examinations on Dr. Chapman's lectures
Inclusive dates
[1816-1817]
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Language
eng
Summary
One volume of notes taken by J.K. Mitchell on lectures on the topic of the practice of medicine given by Nathaniel Chapman, M.D., at the University of Pennsylvania from 1816 to 1817, when Mitchell was a student of Chapman
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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 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
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Medicine
  • Clinical medicine
  • Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 [Donor] (CPP)
Label
Examinations on Dr. Chapman's lectures
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/M/mitchelljksrZ10_4.htm
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Control code
000144704
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
Given to the College by S. Weir Mitchell, M.D.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144704
  • 145645
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A3
Type of unit
v.
Label
Examinations on Dr. Chapman's lectures
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/M/mitchelljksrZ10_4.htm
Control code
000144704
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
Given to the College by S. Weir Mitchell, M.D.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144704
  • 145645
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A3
Type of unit
v.

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