The Resource Silas Weir Mitchell correspondence

Silas Weir Mitchell correspondence

Label
Silas Weir Mitchell correspondence
Title
Silas Weir Mitchell correspondence
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Language
eng
Summary
Silas Weir Mitchell was born in Philadelphia in 1829. He earned his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1850. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), Mitchell worked as a contract surgeon in Turner's Lane Hospital in Philadelphia, an army hospital for nervous diseases. was actively involved in numerous local and national medical societies. He was founder and first president of the American Neurological Society and first president of the Philadelphia Neurological Society. In later life, Mitchell embarked on a serious literary career. He died in 1914. The Silas Weir Mitchell correspondence is a small collection which spans the years 1865 to 1938, although many years within that range are not represented. The collection is divided into three series: Letters to Mitchell, Letters from Mitchell, and Other notes. Previously catalogued as 10a 513
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1829-1914
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Mitchell, S. Weir
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  • Billings, John S.
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Taylor, John Madison
Label
Silas Weir Mitchell correspondence
Link
https://cpparchives.org/repositories/2/resources/2052
Instantiates
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
xxx
Content type code
  • other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1.2 linear feet (1 box)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Silas Weir Mitchell correspondence
Link
https://cpparchives.org/repositories/2/resources/2052
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
xxx
Content type code
  • other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1.2 linear feet (1 box)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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