The Resource Records of the Committee of Publication of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia II

Records of the Committee of Publication of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia II

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Records of the Committee of Publication of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia II, 1890-1956
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Records of the Committee of Publication of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia II
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1890-1956
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Committee of Publication of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was first appointed on 2 November 1841, following a resolution of the College to publish a quarterly summary of its transactions, An earlier "Printing Committee" had existed to produce the first volume of College transactions in 1793. By 1925, the committee was known as the "Committee on Publication"; it was empowered to secure copies of all papers and lectures of the College and its sections and employ a stenographer to report all scientific business and discussion. In 1978, responsibility for editing and producing Transactions~ studies of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia had devolved upon the Francis C. Wood Institute for the History of Medicine, and, by 1984, the Committee on Publications, as it was then known, worked as a consultant body. Its responsibilities were assumed by the Committee on Program in 1990. This small collection of records include the annual reports of the Committee, dating from 1890 to 1940; correspondence with the publisher Waverly Press, circa 1950s; a 1955 essay contest; and minutes and correspondence of the Committee for the years 1955 and 1956
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College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Records of the Committee of Publication of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia II
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Label
Records of the Committee of Publication of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia II
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Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
.2
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Type of unit
Linear feet (1 half document box)

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