The Resource Joseph Carson notes on the lectures of George B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania

Joseph Carson notes on the lectures of George B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania

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Joseph Carson notes on the lectures of George B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania, 1837
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Joseph Carson notes on the lectures of George B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania
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1837
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eng
Summary
Five volumes of notes on materia medica and pharmacy lectures delivered by George Bacon Wood in 1837. Topics covered include astringents, tonics, bitters, aromatics, stimulants, narcotics, sedatives, mercury, emetics, and cathartics
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Joseph Carson, Philadelphia, Pa., physician and educator, was born on 19 April 1808. He married (1) Mary Goddard, in 1841 and then (2) Sarah Hollingsworth, in 1848, by whom he had four children. Joseph Carson died on 30 December 1876. After attending the University of Pennsylvania and receiving an A.B. in 1826 and M.D. in 1830, Carson became a resident at Pennsylvania Hospital. He was a physician at Pennsylvania Hospital, 1849-1854, professor of materia medica at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1836-1850, and professor of materia medica and therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1850-1876. In 1869, he published A History of the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Joseph Carson became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1838 and was also a member of the Philadelphia Medical Society, the Academy of Natural Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.
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1808-1876
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Carson, Joseph
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  • Wood, George B.
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Materia medica
  • Pharmacy
  • Therapeutics
  • Astringents
  • Tonics (Medical preparations)
  • Bitters
  • Aromatic compounds
  • Stimulants
  • Narcotics
  • Sedatives
  • Mercury
  • Emetics
  • Laxatives
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Joseph Carson notes on the lectures of George B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania
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Control code
000144739
Extent
5
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Ownership
With autograph of William C. T. Camszey (?) in vol. 3 and autograph of Joseph Carson in vol. 5.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144739
  • 145680
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A61
Type of unit
v.
Label
Joseph Carson notes on the lectures of George B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania
Control code
000144739
Extent
5
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Ownership
With autograph of William C. T. Camszey (?) in vol. 3 and autograph of Joseph Carson in vol. 5.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144739
  • 145680
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A61
Type of unit
v.

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