The Resource Manuscript notes of the medical lectures of Dr. Chapman from the library of Dr. Wilmer Worthington

Manuscript notes of the medical lectures of Dr. Chapman from the library of Dr. Wilmer Worthington

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Manuscript notes of the medical lectures of Dr. Chapman from the library of Dr. Wilmer Worthington, [between 1823 and 1825]
Title
Manuscript notes of the medical lectures of Dr. Chapman from the library of Dr. Wilmer Worthington
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[between 1823 and 1825]
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Language
eng
Summary
Two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Nathaniel Chapman at the University of Pennsylvania. Lecture topics include physiology, pathology, and the practice of medicine, including diseases of the circulatory, digestive, and respiratory systems, plus lectures on dropsy, gout and diseases of the genital organs. Each volume contains an index
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Biographical or historical data
Wilmer Worthington, physician and politician, was born in West Chester Co., Pa., on 22 January 1804, to Amos and Jane (Taylor) Worthington. He married Elizabeth Hemphill on 28 September 1826; they had eight children. After a prolonged illness, Worthington died on 11 September 1873. He received his M.D. from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1825. He established private practice in West Chester, where it thrived until his retirement in 1865. Worthington founded the first medical society in the state, the Chester County Medical Society (1828), the Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania (1848) and the American Medical Association (1847). He was chosen President of the State Society in 1850. He also served as editor of the Chester and Delaware County Medical Societies' joint journal, the Medical Reporter (1863-1866). In 1833 Dr. Worthington was elected to the State House of Representatives for one term. Thirty years later he was elected to the State Senate, where he served for 6 years (1863-1869) and was chosen Speaker in 1869. On 1 April 1868, Worthington was elected an Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians.
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PPC
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1804-1873
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Worthington, Wilmer
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  • Chapman, Nathaniel
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Medicine
  • Circulatory system
  • Respiratory system
  • Digestive organs
  • Edema
  • Gout
  • Generative organs
  • Roberts, John B. (John Bingham), 1852-1924 [Autograph] (CPP)
  • Roberts, John B. (John Bingham), 1852-1924 [Donor] (CPP)
  • Worthington, Wilmer, 1804-1873 [Bookplate] (CPP)
Label
Manuscript notes of the medical lectures of Dr. Chapman from the library of Dr. Wilmer Worthington
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/W/worthingtonw10a_33.html
Instantiates
Control code
000144741
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Roberts, J.B.
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
With bookplates of Wilmer Worthington and autograph of John B. Roberts, dated 1874. Given to the College of Physicians by John B. Roberts.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144741
  • 145682
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A63
Type of unit
v.
Label
Manuscript notes of the medical lectures of Dr. Chapman from the library of Dr. Wilmer Worthington
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/W/worthingtonw10a_33.html
Control code
000144741
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Roberts, J.B.
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
With bookplates of Wilmer Worthington and autograph of John B. Roberts, dated 1874. Given to the College of Physicians by John B. Roberts.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144741
  • 145682
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A63
Type of unit
v.

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