Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891

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Philadelphia-born naturalist. Leidy studied medicine and anatomy and received the degree of M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1844. He died in 1891 recognized as the foremost American anatomist of his time. Among many interests, parasitology had been a favorite study of Leidy.

From the description of Joseph Leidy journal: Researches on rhizopods, 1875-1877. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 214283687

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creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. [Letters and drawings, 1847?-1890, collected by Joseph Willcox] College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Correspondence, 1865-1913, "King" to "Marcon." Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
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referencedIn Poupard, James A.,. The Joseph Leidy letters : a comprehensive index and summary / compiled by James A. Poupard and Richard B. Thomson, 1978. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Committee on Lectures. Records, 1864-1882. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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 Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. [Notes to his course on anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Medicine]. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Foulke, William Parker, 1816-1865. Papers, 1840-1865 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Andrew, John. The Pendulograph: a series of bi-pendulum writings of the twenty ratios of the musical system; or sound seen in the the silenceand scrapbook, ca. 1898. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. [Drawings and letters, 1845?-1891 / collected by Joseph Willcox] Wagner Free Institute of Science
referencedIn De Schweinitz, G. E. (George Edmund), 1858-1938. Address : [Johns Hopkins Hospital Historical Club, Baltimore, Md.?], 1917 Jan. 15. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Historical manuscripts collection, 1347-1969, bulk: 1775-1885 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Letter, 1870 February 4, Philadelphia, to Jeffries Wyman, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Joseph Henry letters, 1836-1878, 1836-1878 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Forwood, W. Stump (William Stump), 1830-1892. Papers, 1857-1863. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
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referencedIn An Annotated Calendar of the Letters of Charles Darwin in the Library of the American Philosophical Society, 1799-1882 American Philosophical Society
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referencedIn Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. Archive of the Darwin Papers Editorial Project, 1821-1882. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIg, 1887-1891 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Letter : to Isaac Hinckley, 1872 Jan. 22. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Letter : to Isaac Hinckley, 1872 Jan. 22. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Selected art related letters from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Society Collection, 1760-1935. Archives of American Art
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creatorOf Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850. Description d'un nouveau genre de fossiles. Paleontological pamphlets, North America / by Joseph Leidy and others ; compiled by Jules Marcou. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. Letters, 1837-1882. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIe. 1845-1865. American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Index to letters of Joseph Leidy, [ca. 1978], Circa 1978 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Correspondence, 1850-1890. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Notes taken from Gibson's lectures on surgery; delivered in the University of Pennsylvania by William Gibson during the winter of 1841-2, 1841-1842, by Joseph Leidy. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1886-1890. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Poupard, James A.,. Index to letters of Joseph Leidy, [ca. 1978]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866. Papers, 1851 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
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creatorOf Austin, Benjamin W. Benjamin W. Austin papers, 1866-1902 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
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creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1880-1906. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. Joseph Leidy journal: Researches on rhizopods, 1875-1877. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary. Records, 1854-1909. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. [Pictorial material, 1870-1878?] Wagner Free Institute of Science
referencedIn Ward, Henry Baldwin, 1865-1945. Leidy as a parasitologist : typescript, [1923?] / Henry B. Ward. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf Marcou, Jules, 1824-1898,. Varia : paleontology of North America / Joseph Leidy ... [et al.]. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866. Robert W. Gibbes papers, 1803 - 1931; bulk, (1803-1873). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Piersol, George Arthur, 1856-1924. Papers, 1856-1917. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
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Death 1891-04-30

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