The Resource Letterbooks of the Committee on the Mütter Museum

Letterbooks of the Committee on the Mütter Museum

Label
Letterbooks of the Committee on the Mütter Museum, 1858-1939 (span),
Title
Letterbooks of the Committee on the Mütter Museum
Inclusive dates
1858-1939 (span),
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letterbooks of John H. Brinton as chairman of Committee on Mütter Museum of College of Physicians of Philadelphia with related material concerning museum and Mütter Trust and Lectureship, 1858-1939.
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PPC
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College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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1832-1907.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brinton, John H.
Summary expansion
Bulk composed of two numerically-arranged letterbooks, 1895-1904 and 1905-1907, containing letters received, drafts and copies of outgoing letters, and annual and financial reports. Correspondence concerns acquisition and preservation of pathological specimens, surgical instruments, and portraits; construction of cases and lighting for museum; insurance; and arrangements for Thomas Dent Mütter Lectureship in surgical pathology. Major correspondents are: Oscar H. Allis, Harvey Cushing, Charles H. Frazier, Aloysius O. J. Kelly, Louis A. La Garde, William James Mayo, George H. Monks, John B. Roberts, and William Henry Welch. Collection includes Brinton's scrapbook on lectureship and legal and financial papers concerning income and use of Mütter Trust. Also includes 1887 catalogue of portrait collection; list of citations to articles describing or utilizing Mütter Museum specimens; and letterbook of curator, Guy Hinsdale, concerning purchase, use, and restoration of specimens and payment authorizations for curatorial bills
Label
Letterbooks of the Committee on the Mütter Museum
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000145199
Extent
5
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 145199
  • 146141
  • (CStRLIN)PACV92-A64
Type of unit
volumes
Label
Letterbooks of the Committee on the Mütter Museum
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000145199
Extent
5
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 145199
  • 146141
  • (CStRLIN)PACV92-A64
Type of unit
volumes

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