Lecture notes, [ca. 1740-1905]


Lecture notes, [ca. 1740-1905]

Notes taken by medical students at classes and lectures. Many of these notes were taken at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City; other hospitals and medical schools represented include St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London, University of Edinburgh, University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Medicine, Guy's Hospital in London, St. Thomas' Hospital in London, Columbia University, Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, Medical Institution of Yale College, King's College in Toronto, and various other unnamed schools mostly in the United States and Great Britain, including some in Germany, Dublin, and Vienna. Lecture topics include anatomy, materia medica, surgery, chemistry, pathology, gynecology, obstetrics, midwifery, physiology, laryngology, bacteriology, internal medicine, theory and practice of medicine, and other medical topics. Among the many doctors who delivered these lectures are Francis Delafield, Andrew Duncan, James Gregory, John Haighton, David Hosack, Bernhard Rudolph Conrad von Langenbeck, John Richardson Bayard Rogers, Valentine Mott, John Brodhead Beck, William Tillinghast Bull, Nathaniel Chapman, Alonzo Clark, Henry Cline, Richard J. Hall, and Sir Astley Paston Cooper.

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