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Hahnemann University and History of Homeopathy
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Accessions are listed by number, this page lists materials acquired by the Archive in 2011.

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2011.1 and 2014.8.
Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia records, 1899-2012   17.5 ln. ft.
The Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia was founded in 1868, composed of male doctors interested in diseases and problems peculiar to women. The Society held events featuring case studies, autopsy specimens, and discussion, and continues today in a similar vein, with a mission of educating obstetricians and gynecologists, residents, students and all practitioners devoted womenís health. Long known for drawing both academic and non-academic members, the Obstetrical Society sponsors Resident Education Day as well as the Leon Israel Award.

The records of the organization include meeting minutes, financial records, lecture files, and review course records. The collection dates from 1899 to 2012, with the bulk of the material dating from 2000-2007. The collection is unprocessed but has a box-level inventory. Included are meeting and council minutes circa 1938 to circa 2009; by-laws; Office of the President records from 1938 through 1943; financial records, 2001-2008; files on lectures presented by the OB Society, 2000 to 2007, including flyers, sign-in sheets, speakers' questionnaires, evaluation forms, video recordings, and notes on the lectures; Society newsletters, 1987-2003; Resident Education Day (RED) materials; correspondence; mailing lists; and curriculum vitae; book list; information on the Society's OB-GYN review course; dvd recordings on topics including oxytocin safety, O.B.E.R.T., EMR & quality, labor induction, and simulations, all undated; and Society seminars, dating from 2010 to 2012.


William C. Kashatus collection, circa 1895 - 1975   12.0 items
lithograph: Art of Caring lithograph: C. Hering, framed oversize photograph: Hahnemann Medical College, framed, oversize photograph: Rufus Weaver in lab, framed photographs: photographs of pathology department staff, 1968-1975 pathology course gradebook student grade log 1958-1969.


Watercolor painting of Samuel Hahnemann Memorial at Scott Circle, Washington, DC. Artist: Margaret Huddy   1.0 item


Dr. Rowland Ricketts photographs, 1924-1946   12.0 items
Bio of Dr. Rowland Ricketts, Sr. from Rowland Ricketts, Jr.'s letter that arrived with the photographs: He received his BS degree from Hahnemann and his MD and HMD. Several years after graduation, he went to Villanova and received an MA in Liberal Arts. An outstanding organist and pianist, he truly was a Renaissance Man. He worked for a while in practice with Harry Eberhard, MD, and taught at Hahnemann up through 1948. He joined the Veterans Administration, from which he retired, having worked in Togus Maine, Norton Virginia, Wilmington Delaware closing out his full time medical career in Philadelphia, as the Chief Medical Officer. Interestingly, his office was at Broad and Cherry in Philadelphia - a very short walk from Hahnemann. He was very active with his music, and even at 95, he stayed current in anatomy, neuro-anatomy and gastroenterology, reading extensively in these fields. Inventory: "Captions: -Proof for picture in 1928 Medic [yearbook] HMC -Dr. Ricketts, Dr Lane, [and 2-4 nurses] Women's Homeopathic Hospital 1929 -Dr. Rickett's at Dissecting Group Hahnemann Med College [1930s-40s?] -Hahnemann College postacard -Dr. Ricketts attending class reunion. Date ? [1940s-50s?], Dr. Athey ["lauer Rt. Hd. Carmen."] -Rowland Sr. Demonstrating anatomy at Hahnemann [1940s-50s?] -Jack Oakel (student) talking in dissecting room to Dr. Ricketts, circa 1930-'48 -Centennial Banquet in honor of Rufus B. Weaver, M.D. at which daddy was the speaker of the evening -Dr. Ricketts addressing convocation in honor of Sam'l Hahnemanns birthday. Auditorium of Hahnemann Med College, April 10th, ? -Dance Band Hahnemann Med Coll. Daddy was faculty advisor. [early-mid 1940s] -Rowland Sr. with classmates T. Fenton & K Athey. Premedical School, 1924, Physics Lab. -Mortimer Kopp, [OJ] Walker, FW [Larson], Clarence D [Kosai], EB [Swerdfegia], Joseph [J Kerulin], Chevalier L Jackson, Gabriel [Tucker], Chevalier Jackson. [Posed group photo; in pediatric/surgery theater?]"


Drexel University College of Medicine, Mini-Medical School course notes, 2005   0.1 ln. ft.


Medical College of Pennsylvania teaching tapes (VHS), tbd   1.0 record cartons
3 VHS tapes; approx 20 more tapes will be coming to be included in this accession.


"Drexel Med, Murphy's of East Falls" t-shirt, c. 2005   1.0 item
White t-shirt, medium, Gildan brand, dark blue print, says "Drexel" in Collegiate-style font, "Med" below, has image of Andy Capp-type character walking through saloon-type doors, then underneath says "Murphy's of East Falls".


American Medical Women's Association, Dr. Diane Helentjaris, M.D. papers, 1992-2002 (bulk 1992-1996)   1.25 ln. ft.
These may be the records held by Diane Helentjaris while she was Secretary of AMWA and AMWA Branch I President. Contains minutes, programs, and notes from meetings of officers and subcommittees. Dr. Helentjaris was also the AMWA President in 2004-2005.


Edith Flower Wheeler photograph, c.1883   1.0 photographs
Single photograph of Dr. Edith Wheeler as a young teenager. Mounted 4.25"x6.25.


John and Cora Lenox letters, 1930-1945   1 half doc box
Two spiral-bound volumes of transcribed letters from Drs. John and Cora Lenox who were medical missionaries in China. Daughter Jacqui Lenox edited and "self-published" the two volumes titled "Adventure and Commitment: 15 Years in West China."


Commencement planning records, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1980-1990   2.5ln. ft.
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Commencement planning materials including correspondence, logistical details, program planning.


Hospital records, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1977-1984   8.75ln. ft.
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