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The colonial physician & other essays / Whitfield J. Bell, Jr.

Author/creator Bell, Whitfield J., Jr., 1914-2009
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Science History Publications, 1975.
Description229 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents Portrait of the colonial physician.--John Redman, medical preceptor (1722-1808).--Philadelphia medical students in Europe, 1750-1800.--Thomas Parke, physician and friend.--James Hutchinson (1752-1793): physician in politics.--Benjamin Franklin and the practice of medicine.--James Smith and public encouragement of vaccination.--Lives in medicine: Thacher, Williams, and Gross.--Joseph M. Toner (1825-1896) as a medical historian.--John Morgan: adventures of a biographer.--Adam Cunningham's Atlantic crossing, 1728.--William Shippen's introductory lecture, 1762.--Body-snatching in Philadelphia.--An eighteenth century American medical manuscript.--Dr. James Rush on his teachers.
General note"Limited commemorative edition ... issued upon the occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary Meeting of the American Association for the HIstory of Medicine. Philadelphia, April 30, 1975."--P.[i].
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Acquisitions source Laupus- Todd Savitt collection
Acquisitions source Laupus- Robert W. Cihak History of Medicine Collection
LCCN 75006652

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner General Stacks R152 .B43 1975 ✔ Available Place Hold
Laupus Books - Stacks WZ 140 AP4 B435C 1975 ✔ Available Place Hold