The Resource Notes taken from the lectures of Dr. Chapman on the practice of medicine, in 8 volumes

Notes taken from the lectures of Dr. Chapman on the practice of medicine, in 8 volumes

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Notes taken from the lectures of Dr. Chapman on the practice of medicine, in 8 volumes, 1816-1817 [i.e., 1817]
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Notes taken from the lectures of Dr. Chapman on the practice of medicine, in 8 volumes
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1816-1817 [i.e., 1817]
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eng
Summary
Two volumes of an eight volume set of notes on Chapman's lectures on the practice of medicine, taken by Mitchell when he was a student of Chapman. Vol. 2 (217, [3] pages) contains lectures dated 22 Jan. 1817 (Of yellow fever) through 27 Jan. 1817 (Gastritis from poisons) and one undated (De dyspepsia), with [3] pages of recipes at the end. Vol. 8 (128 pages) contains an index and abstract of vols. 1-7
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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 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
  • Medicine
  • Clinical medicine
  • Yellow fever
  • Plague
  • Gastritis
  • Indigestion
  • Mitchell, John Kearsley, 1793-1858 [Autograph] (CPP)
  • Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 [Donor] (CPP)
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Notes taken from the lectures of Dr. Chapman on the practice of medicine, in 8 volumes
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http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/M/mitchelljksr10a_28.htm
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Control code
000144661
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Mitchell, S.K.
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) 144661
  • 145602
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A10
Type of unit
v.
Label
Notes taken from the lectures of Dr. Chapman on the practice of medicine, in 8 volumes
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/M/mitchelljksr10a_28.htm
Control code
000144661
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Mitchell, S.K.
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) 144661
  • 145602
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A10
Type of unit
v.

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