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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library

The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, established in 1788, is one of the world's premier research collections in the history of medicine. The unique holdings of the Library include over 400 incunabula, an extensive collection of manuscripts and archives, and a comprehensive collection of 19th and early 20th-century medical journals. The Library is a Principal Contributor to the Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of t...



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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by LeMoyne, Francis Julius, 1798-1879
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Volume 1 of an incomplete set of lecture notes on Philip Syng Physick's surgery lectures, taken by F. Julis LeMoyne. Topics include: diseases, wounds to the face, sutures, bandages, and fractures. Includes index.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837,...
The Medical Heritage Library
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"A monthly journal of medicine, surgery and sanitary science."
Topic: Homeopathy
One volume (211 pages) of notes on nineteen lectures given by Nathaniel Chapman in 1822 on the physiological aspects of generation, digestion, absorption, blood, respiration, circulation, nutrition, secretion, and sensation.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
First of two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the topics of therapeutics and the practice of medicine, taken by Thomas Duché Mitchell at the University of Pennsylvania.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Michigan State Medical Society
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The official journal of the Michigan State Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Every third issue is called: Michigan medicine/medigram, 1964-1968
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Michigan, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Alison, F. (Francis Alison, Jr.), 1751-1813
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First of two volumes of notes taken by F. Alison on the chemistry lectures of Benjamin Rush. Francis Alison, Jr. graduated with a B.A. 1770, and a B.M. 1771, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is listed among Rush's students for 1769-1770, but not for 1770-1771. This set of notes (26 lectures, concluding June 27, 1771) is incomplete, by comparison with the 1770 Syllabus. It covers all of Part I (Introduction, and Sections on: 1. Heat; 2. Mixture; and 3. Chemical apparatus), but not all of...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813,...
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by Horner, William E. (William Edmonds), d1793-1853
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One volume (457 leaves) on notes on the physiology lectures of Benjamin Rush delivered at the University of Pennsylvania. Topics cover visiting the sick, the pulse, animal heat, motion, respiration, circulation, the nervous system, sensation, muscles and tendons, sympathy, senses, operations and pleasures of the human mind, digestion, lymphatic system, glands, excretions, nutrition, peculiarities of the sexes, and generation.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Physiology
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Medical Society of the State of New York (1807- )
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The official journal of the Medical Society of the State of New York, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Published from 1901 - 1993.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, New York (State), History, 20th Century
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
First of two volumes of lecture notes taken by Wilmer Worthington at the University of Pennsylvania on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The Medical Heritage Library
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Merged with: Archives of electrology and radiology; to form: American journal of progressive therapeutics
Topics: X-Rays, Radiography
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
One volume of notes on surgery lectures delivered by Joseph Parrish, taken by William Ashmead. Topics include: inflammation; necrosis; concussions; hernias; diseases and injuries of the spine; and wounds of the cornea.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Parrish, Joseph, 1779-1840, General...
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by Sanatorium Gabriels
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v. : 23 cm
Topic: Hospitals, Chronic Disease
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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Imprint varies: Baltimore, Md. : Williams & Wilkins, -1957
Topics: Psychology, Psychoanalysis
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Colorado Medical Society
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The official journal of the Colorado Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Colorado, Montana, New...
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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by Medical Society of the State of New York (1807- )
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The official journal of the Medical Society of the State of New York, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Published from 1901 - 1993.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, New York (State), History, 20th Century
The Medical Heritage Library
by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
The Medical Heritage Library
by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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Formed by the union of: American practitioner (Louisville, Ky.), and: Louisville medical news
Topic: Medicine
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Nebraska State Medical Journal
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The official journal of the Nebraska State Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Nebraska
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None published 1865-1875
Topics: Medicine, General Surgery
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Northwest Medical Publication Association; Washington Medical Library Association
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The official journal of the Northwest Medical Publication Association and the Washington Medical Library Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Pacific Northwest, Oregon,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by International Hahnemannian Association
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Continues: Boericke and Tafel's bulletin of homoeopathic news
Topic: Homeopathy
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Arkansas Medical Society
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The official journal of the Arkansas Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Arkansas.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
Manuscript of what appears to be second volume of a transcription of Chapman's lectures on the practice of medicine. Inscribed on front flyleaf: "Isaac Norris Jr. 2.3.53" and pasted on same page: newspaper clipping, headed "Transfusion of the blood, " with inscription beneath: "Evg. Bulletin, Feb. 8, 1851, G.P. Norris."
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853, Blood...
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society/The Medical & Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland
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Subtitle varies: A semi-monthly journal of medicine and surgery, 1881-1882; A weekly journal of medicine and surgery, 1883-1899; A journal of medicine and surgery, 1900-1918
Topics: Medicine, Periodicals, Maryland
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Florida Medical Association
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The official journal of the Florida Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Known as J.F.M.A. from 1972-1974.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Florida, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Michigan State Medical Society
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The official journal of the Michigan State Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Michigan.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
The Medical Heritage Library
by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
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by Medical Society of the State of New York (1807- )
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The official journal of the Medical Society of the State of New York, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Published from 1901 - 1993.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, New York (State), History, 20th Century
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
One volume of notes on the Adam Kuhn's practice of physic lectures, taken by a Mr. Stratton, at the University of Pennsylvania. No Stratton is listed as a matriculate of the College of the University, or as a graduate of the College or of the Medical Department during Kuhn's period. In red ink on front flyleaf: Thomas C. James.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817,...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Medical Association of the State of Alabama
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The official journal of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements. Includes reports of the State Dept. of Health and rosters of the association's members. Journal also of the State Board of Health, July? 1931-Apr. 1932.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Alabama, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The Medical Heritage Library
by Southern Surgical and Gynecological Association (U.S.)
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Vols. 1 (1887)-50 (1937). (Includes index to the journal under its later title)
Topics: General Surgery, Gynecology
The Medical Heritage Library
by Homœopathic Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania
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Vols. 14-29 also called new series 1-16
Topic: Homeopathy
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Kentucky Medical Association
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The official journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements. Continues The Journal of the Kentucky State Medical Association.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Kentucky, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Oklahoma State Medical Association
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The official journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Oklahoma, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The Medical Heritage Library
by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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by American Medico-Psychological Association; New York (State). State Lunatic Asylum
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Title from cover
Topics: Psychiatry, Mental Disorders
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Continues: Buffalo medical and surgical journal and reporter
Topics: Medicine, General Surgery
Second of two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the topics of therapeutics and the practice of medicine, taken by Thomas Duché Mitchell at the University of Pennsylvania.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Medical Society of the State of New York (1807- )
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The official journal of the Medical Society of the State of New York, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Published from 1901 - 1993.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, New York (State), History, 20th Century
The Medical Heritage Library
by International Hahnemannian Association
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Continues: Boericke and Tafel's bulletin of homoeopathic news
Topic: Homeopathy
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by International Hahnemannian Association
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Continues: Boericke and Tafel's bulletin of homoeopathic news
Topic: Homeopathy
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by South Dakota State Medical Association
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The official journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association, the South Dakota Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the South Dakota Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, and the South Dakota Psychiatric Association of the American Psychiatric Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, South Dakota.
The Medical Heritage Library
by Ball, James Moores, 1863-1929
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Title varies slightly
Topics: Tri-State Medical Society, Medicine
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
First of three volumes of lecture notes on Benjamin Rush's medical lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania. Topics include physiology, pathology, therapeutics, and the practice of medicine. Volumes 1 and 2 comprise the 1st year course.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Oklahoma State Medical Association
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The official journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Oklahoma, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by Kentucky Medical Association
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The official journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements. Continues The Journal of the Kentucky State Medical Association.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Kentucky, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Nebraska State Medical Journal
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The official journal of the Nebraska State Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Nebraska
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
The Medical Heritage Library
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Continues: Buffalo medical and surgical journal and reporter
Topics: Medicine, General Surgery
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by International Hahnemannian Association
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Continues: Boericke and Tafel's bulletin of homoeopathic news
Topic: Homeopathy
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by Medical Society of the State of New York (1807- )
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The official journal of the Medical Society of the State of New York, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Published from 1901 - 1993.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, New York (State), History, 20th Century
The Medical Heritage Library
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Continues: American homoeopathist (1885); absorbed by: Medical counselor
Topic: Homeopathy
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Medical Society of the State of New York (1807- )
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The official journal of the Medical Society of the State of New York, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Published from 1901 - 1993.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, New York (State), History, 20th Century
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Missouri State Medical Association
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The official journal of the Missouri State Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Missouri