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, UCSF; UC San Francisco; Univ of CA, 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, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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, University of 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, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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 Department
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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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Death 1790-02-05

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