Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876

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Joseph Carson was a physician and taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School was founded in 1765. In 1779, it became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine.

From the description of Letters, 1789-1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122523529

Joseph Carson, Philadelphia, Pa., physician and educator, was born on 19 April 1808. He married (1) Mary Goddard, in 1841 and then (2) Sarah Hollingsworth, in 1848, by whom he had four children. Joseph Carson died on 30 December 1876. After attending the University of Pennsylvania and receiving an A.B. in 1826 and M.D. in 1830, Carson became a resident at Pennsylvania Hospital. He was a physician at Pennsylvania Hospital, 1849-1854, professor of materia medica at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1836-1850, and professor of materia medica and therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1850-1876. In 1869, he published A History of the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Joseph Carson became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1838 and was also a member of the Philadelphia Medical Society, the Academy of Natural Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

From the description of Introductory lecture on therapeutics, [1845] / by Joseph Carson. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122589678

From the description of Lectures on pharmacy delivered in the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, [1848?]. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122489606

From the description of [Notes for a medical history of the revolutionary army, ca. 1840]. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 86165516

From the description of Notes on materia medica & pharmacy delivered by Dr. G.B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania, 1837. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122609038

From the description of Notes from the lectures of Dr. Coxe on materia medica, 1827-1829. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 145406505

From the description of Notes on topics connected with materia medica and therapeutics, 1849 and 1853 / J. Carson. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 145406498

From the description of Notes made with reference to University of Pa., [ca.1840-1850] / J. Carson. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122464977

From the description of Lectures, [ca. 1848] / by Joseph Carson. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122464983

Joseph Carson was a physician and professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Papers, 1810-1877. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122578612

U.S. physician and professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Surgical and med. clinic notes, 1868-1869 : [University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia] / taken by George Douglas Meriwether. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31932422

From the description of Materia medica notes, 1868-1869 : University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia / taken by George Douglas Meriwether. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31932437

Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779.

From the guide to the Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858, (American Philosophical Society)

Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

From the guide to the Joseph Carson papers, 1810-1877, 1810-1877, (American Philosophical Society)

Joseph Carson, Philadelphia, Pa., physician and educator, was born on 19 Apr. 1808. He married (1) Mary Goddard, then (2) Sarah Hollingsworth. Carson died on 30 Dec. 1876.

Carson received an A.B. in 1826 and M.D. in 1830 from the University of Pennsylvania. He was on the staff of Pennsylvania Hospital and the faculties of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and University of Pennsylvania. He became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1838.

From the description of Letters, 1868-1876. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122347589

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creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. [Notes for a medical history of the revolutionary army, ca. 1840]. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Surgical and med. clinic notes, 1868-1869 : [University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia] / taken by George Douglas Meriwether. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn William Parker Foulke Papers, 1840-1865, 1840-1865 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Letters, 1868-1876. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Joseph Carson papers, 1810-1877, 1810-1877 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Papers, 1810-1877. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Synopsis of the course of lectures on materia medica and pharmacy, delivered in the University of Pennsylvania, 1851 / by Joseph Carson, M.D. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf, 1866-1886 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Adams, John, d. 1855. [Collection of 19th-century matriculation tickets, lecture admission cards, schedule cards, and graduation tickets from various colleges of medicine and pharmacy.]. Library Company of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Notes on materia medica & pharmacy delivered by Dr. G.B. Wood in the University of Pennsylvania, 1837. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Notes made with reference to University of Pa., [ca.1840-1850] / J. Carson. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Notes on lectures in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Hospital, 1862-1863. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876,. Letters, 1789-1858. American Philosophical Society Library
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referencedIn Howe, Herbert M. (Herbert Marshall), 1844-1916. Notes taken upon lectures delivered by Prof. Jos. Carson on materia medica, 1863 / H.M. Howe. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Lectures, [ca. 1848] / by Joseph Carson. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Notes on topics connected with materia medica and therapeutics, 1849 and 1853 / J. Carson. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Introductory lecture on therapeutics, [1845] / by Joseph Carson. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Lectures on pharmacy delivered in the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, [1848?]. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Hodge, Hugh L. (Hugh Lenox), 1796-1873. Papers, 1817-1932 (span), 1817-1833 (bulk). College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Foulke, William Parker, 1816-1865. Papers, ca. 1840-1865. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Materia medica notes, 1868-1869 : University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia / taken by George Douglas Meriwether. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Account book : manuscript, 1849-1876. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876. Notes from the lectures of Dr. Coxe on materia medica, 1827-1829. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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