Cullen, William, 1710-1790

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Scottish physician and professor of medicine and chemistry at the universities in Glasgow and Edinburgh; regarded as the father of graphic chain formulas.

From the description of Dr. Cullen's practice of physic, October 30, 1771. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28981471

Professor of medicine, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

From the description of Papers, 1769 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007139

James Tatham was a surgeon of Leeds. William Cullen was Professor of Medicine in Glasgow (1751-1755); Professor of Chemistry at Edinburgh from 1755; Clinical lecturer at the Royal Infirmary(1757); Professor of the Institutes of Medicine (1766); Professor of the Practice of Physic (1789). He was President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 1773-1775

From the guide to the Clinical lectures delivered by William Cullen in 1772 and 1773, transcribed by James Tatham, 187--?, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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creatorOf Rutherford, John, 1695-1779. Clinical lectures and cases : [Edinburgh] / by John Rutherford, Alexander Monro, and William Cullen, 1762. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Medical lectures : manuscript, [17--]. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Douglass, George. Notes on Chapman, with classification of Cullen, [between 1814 and 1824] / George Douglass. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Practice of physic : manuscript, 1779. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Harris, Tucker. Lecture notes. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
referencedIn A.(Anthony) Fothergill letterbook, 1789-1813 (bulk), 1789-1813 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Institutions of medicine : Manuscript copy, [1834-1864]. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Practice of physic : manuscript, 1779. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Ruston, Thomas, ca. 1739-1804. Document, 1765, Nov. 26 : Edinburgh, Scotland. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Dr. Cullen's practice of physic, October 30, 1771. University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf [William Cullen, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Papers of Joseph Black (1728-1799), 1754-1799 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. A Treatise of the Materia Medica, Volume I, 1789. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Papers and Notes of Professor Thomas Charles Hope (1766-1844), c1782-1842 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853. Notes from Dr. Barton's Lectures on materia medica, 1798-1799, taken by Nathaniel Chapman Jr. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Notes from Dr. Cullen's course of lectures on the practice of physic; disposed according to the order of his text book. University of California, San Francisco
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Clinical cases and reports taken at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh from Dr. Cullen, 1771-1774. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Papers of William Cullen M.D. (1710-1790), 18th century Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Cullen, William 1710-1790. Papeles varios de Medicina [Manuscrito]. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
referencedIn Minor, James, 1785-1828. Papers of James Minor, 1801-1817. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Garden, Alexander, 1757-1829. Lecture notes. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
creatorOf Fernández, Francisco de Paula. Tratados de medicina [Manuscrito]. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Of the nervous system ; of the action of moving fibres ; of the functions of the brain. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Clinical reports / William Cullen, 1772-1774. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Cullen, William. Practice of Physic, 1779, Crerar Ms 8 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf Harris, Tucker. Lecture notes. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
referencedIn Fothergill, A. (Anthony), 1732?-1813. Letterbook, 1789-1813 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Harris, Tucker. Lecture notes. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. The institutions of medicine : [Edinburgh] / William Cullen, 1772. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Elmer, Jonathan, 1745-1817. Miscellania anatomica [et] physiologica : manuscript, 1767-1768. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Of the nervous system ; Of the actions of moving fibres ; Of the functions of the brain. Newberry Library
creatorOf Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853. Notes from Dr. Chapman's lectures on the Materia Medica; as delivered in the Pennsylvania University, 1814-1815? College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Gregory, John, 1724-1773. Cases and reports of patients in the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, 1771-2 [manuscript]. McGill University Library
referencedIn Lectures by William Cullen, 18th century Bodleian Library, Oxford
creatorOf Clinical lectures delivered by William Cullen in 1772 and 1773, transcribed by James Tatham, 187--? GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Papers of James Cunningham (fl 1781), c 1781 University of Aberdeen
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Papers, 1769 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Cullen, William, 1710-1790. Chemistry lectures : [Edinburgh] / William Cullen, [ca. 1756]. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers of William Cullen (1710-1790), lecturer in Chemistry and Professor of Medicine at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, used by John Thomson, MD, (1802-1852) in preparation of his'An account of the life, lectures, and writings of William Cullen, MD', 1707-1863 Glasgow University Library Special Collections
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associatedWith Harris, Tucker. person
associatedWith James Cunningham, fl 1781 person
associatedWith Minor, James, 1785-1828. person
associatedWith Parrish, Joseph, 1779-1840. person
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associatedWith Winthrop, William (ca. 1808-1869) corporateBody
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Clinical Medicine--Case Reports
Physicians
Nosology--History--Sources
Medicine
Diseases--Early works to 1800
Medicine--History
Clinical medicine Lectures and lecturing 18th century
Medicine--History--Sources--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Medical
Nervous system--Early works to 1800
Medicine--Practice--History--Sources
History of medicine
Nervous system
Medicine--Early works to 1800
Surgeons England Leeds 19th century
Materia medica
Disease
Diseases--Causes and theories of causation--History--Sources
Chemistry--Lectures
Medicine--Study and teaching
Surgeons Scotland Edinburgh 18th century
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Birth 1710-04-15

Death 1790-02-05

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