The Resource John Kearsley Mitchell notes on the physiology lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

John Kearsley Mitchell notes on the physiology lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

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John Kearsley Mitchell notes on the physiology lectures of Nathaniel Chapman, 1822
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John Kearsley Mitchell notes on the physiology lectures of Nathaniel Chapman
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1822
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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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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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1793-1858
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Mitchell, John Kearsley
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  • Chapman, Nathaniel
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Physiology
  • Reproduction
  • Digestion
  • Absorption
  • Blood
  • Respiration
  • Blood
  • Nutrition
  • Secretion
  • Senses and sensation
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John Kearsley Mitchell notes on the physiology lectures of Nathaniel Chapman
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Control code
000144770
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
John Kearsley Mitchell notes on the physiology lectures of Nathaniel Chapman
Control code
000144770
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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