Medical Hall (proposed) on Ninth Street University of Pennsylvania campus, exterior elevation, watercolor and ink by Stephen Bourne 1804 April 22

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Archives General, Communications of Individuals

Personal Papers

Constitution and Charter Collection

Rules and Laws

Trustees

Faculty of Arts

Students of Arts

Faculty of Medicine

Students of Medicine

Financial Records

Matriculation and Class Records

Matriculation and Lecture Tickets

Curriculum Collection

Commencement Collection

Diploma and Certificate Collection

Non-University Organizations

Printed Pieces

Typescripts of Other Documents

Photocopies of Other Documents

Microfilm

Iconography

Architectural Drawings and Plans

Memorabilia

Other University Collections

 

Archives General Collection
of the University of Pennsylvania, 1740-1820

UPA 3

Non-University Organizations

Communications, A - N (Documents Number 1805 -1836)

Communications, O - Z, Extracts from Minutes

DOCUMENT NUMBER. DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENT.

Communications (with the University and other indiviuals)

1805. APOTHECARIES HALL DUBLIN: GOVERNOR, DEPUTY GOVERNOR AND DIRECTORS OF THE. January 6, 1815, Dublin, Ireland. ADS. Letter of introduction for John Stitt of Ballynaferan, County Down, qualified to become an apothecary’s apprentice. (Copy, with addendum signed by John Redman Coxe).

1806. CABINET OF SCIENCES (Cloud, Joseph, Joseph Kersey, Thomas Allibone, and J[ohn] F. Waterhouse). March 19, 1816. Trustees. ALS. The issue of a prospectus and plan for the Botanic Garden. Subscribers procured and sites considered. Wish to unite their efforts with the Trustees.

1807. CHARITY SCHOOL SOCIETY, BOARD OF MANAGERS (Garrett, Philip). December 31, 1817. ADS. Annual report including data on scholars and schools supported, adoption of the Lancasterian System and republication of its manual, teachers in the Walnut Street and Southwark schools.

1808. CHARITY SCHOOL SOCIETY COMMITTEE (Robbins, Samuel and Joseph M. Paul). March 1818, Phila. Philadelphia Society for the Establishment and Support of Charity Schools. ADS. Certification that the accounts of Treasurer Benjamin Williams are balanced.

1809. CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN PHILADELPHIA (Punshow, Robert and William Gairey). April 2, 1808. Trustees. ALS. Requesting temporary use of the Academy building in Fourth Street for worship, its members having withdrawn from the Methodist Episcopal Church.

1810. COMMITTEE FROM THE GERMAN REFORMED OR CALVINIST CHURCH (Schreiner, Jacob, Frederick Erringer, Philip Peltz, Michael Freytag, F. Good(?), Peter Ozeas. January 25, 1809. Trustees of the Academy in Fourth Street. ALS. Requesting the use of College Hall in Fourth Street for an English-language service for members of the German Reformed Church.

1811. COMMITTEE FOR IMPROVEMENT IN THE ART OF PSALMODY (Jaudon, D., Stephen Addington, James Swain, Benjamin Shaw, Silas Dinsmoor, Joseph Musgrave, John McMullin, and William Bell). March 4, 1800. Trustees. ALS. Requesting the use of Univ. rooms for singing schools established by Andrew Law.

1812. COMMITTEE FOR THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC WORSHIP (Wilmer, Lambert, John Hood, Thomas Allibone, Caleb North, Jacob Baker, and Thomas Haskins). July 6, 1801, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Request for use of the Hall of the Univ. for public worship in the forenoon and evening each Lord’s day.

1813. COMMITTEE FOR THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC WORSHIP (Baker, Jacob, Thomas Allibone, Caleb North, and James Swain). September 1, 1801. President and Trustees of the Univ. ALS. Requesting further use of the College Hall at 3 o’clock each Lord’s day and each Wednesday evening.

1814. COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE COMPANY (Cowgill, Joseph, Robert Coe, Jr., Benjamin Williams, Owen Biddle, Joseph Maxfield, and Charles Allen). February 17, 1800. Trustees. ALS. Requesting permission to erect an engine house of 10 by 16 feet on the Academy lot in Fourth Street.

1815. COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA MEDICAL SOCIETY (Channing, Walter and Jacob Bigelow). February 3, 1810. Trustees. ALS. Requesting the use of the Academy Hall for the annual oration of the Philadelphia Medical Society.

1816. ELECTING COMMITTEE OF THE CHARITY SCHOOL SOCIETY (Paul, Joseph M.). June 9, 1818. Thomas Bradford, President of the Charity School Society. ADS. The election of Nathan Bunker, William Collins, Richard G. Wood, Sansom Perot and Dr. David Gallaher as members. With a list of seven committee members present. Attested by Pearson Serrill.

1817. ELECTING COMMITTEE OF THE CHARITY SCHOOL SOCIETY. June 9, 1818. Richard Price, Secretary of the Charity School Society. ADS. Copy of foregoing.

1818. ELECTING COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND SUPPORT OF CHARITY SCHOOLS (Paul, Joseph M.). June 17, 1817. Thomas Bradford. ALS. Election of Major Anthony Gale, Joseph Johnson, and Dr. Nathan Shoemaker to the Charity School Society. Attested by Pearson Serrill.

1819. ELECTING COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND SUPPORT (Paul, Joseph M.). April 7, 1818. ADS. Report on the election of the new members Stevenson Smith, Thomas F. Gordon, and John Ella. With list of members present. Attested by Pearson Serrill.

1820. ELECTING COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND SUPPORT (Paul, Joseph M.). n.d. Thomas Bradford, President of the Charity School Association. ADS. Election of Benjamin Shaw, William Lippincott, Joseph Gilbert, John K[intzing] Kane, William Jones, Samuel L. Shober, and James Kerr. Attested by Pearson Serrill.

1821. EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CONGREGATION OF ST. JOHN’S CHURCH (Wampole, J.). July 1809, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Copy of a resolution thanking the Trustees for the use of the Old College Hall in Fourth Street before their church was built.

1822. EVANGELICAL REFORMED CONGREGATION (Peltz, Philip and Philip Justus). June 28, 1811, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Thanks for the use of the Hall in Fourth Street. Facilities will be available to the Baptist Congregation, Sansom Street on June 30.

1823. FEMALE HOSPITABLE SOCIETY (Douglass, Sarah, Maria C. Pidgeon, Rebekah Wilmer and Ann Cook). January 3, 1809. Simon Snyder. ALS. Requesting the use of the College in Fourth Street for a sermon by Methodist minister Mr. Phillips. For the benefit of the Female Hospitable Society designed for the relief of indigent sick persons.

1824. GERMAN AND ENGLISH BAPTIST SOCIETY (Keyser, Peter and James Lynd). March 19, 1817, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Request for the use of the College Hall until a meetinghouse can be built.

1825. GERMAN LUTHERAN CONGREGATION (Lex, Peter, Charles Eberle, John Long, Godfrey G. Coxe, Christian Schumaker, John Geyer, and Andrew Geyer). February 3, 1817, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Request for the use of the College Hall in Fourth Street.

1826. HALIFAX MEDICAL SOCIETY (Keegan, Thomas G.). October 6, 1812, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Benjamin Smith Barton. ALS. David B. Lynds’ surreptitiously obtained diploma. Requests confirmation of forgery.

1827. HALIFAX MEDICAL SOCIETY (Keegan, Thomas G.). October 6, 1812, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Benjamin Rush. ALS. Rumor that Univ. medical degrees could be bought by unqualified persons. Example of David B. Lynds.

1828. INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA (Pettit, Charles, President). December 20, 1800. Trustees. PDS. Insurance policy for building at southwest corner of Fourth and Arch Streets. (Provost’s house).

1829. INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA (Pettit, Charles, President). January 5, 1805. Trustees. PDS. Insurance policy for north part of former College building, west side of Fourth between Market and Arch Streets.

1830. INHABITANTS OF THE BOROUGH OF LANCASTER [PENNSYLVANIA]. December 13, 1756. DS. Character reference for John Charles Segelley, apothecary and practitioner in physic. Fifty five signatures in English and German script. Edward Shippen is one.

1830a. MEDICAL SOCIETY OF COPENHAGEN (Brandis, D. Klingberg). July 10, 1815. Dr. John Syng Dorsey. LS. Letter enclosing certificate of (associate) membership. In Latin.

1831. MEDICAL SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA (Lee, George, Nathaniel Chapman, Jr. and Edward D. Smith). February 4, 1800. Trustees. ALS. Request to use college rooms for their anniversary oration, and to rent a room suitable for regular meetings.

1832. MERCHANTS OF FALMOUTH, VIRGINIA. April 18, 1817, Falmouth, Va. ALS. Recommendation of Dr. Benjamin H. Hall as a physician, surgeon, and man-midwife; has 14 signatures.

1833. [METHODIST EPISCOPAL UNION SOCIETY]. December 2, 1815-October 16, 1816. Memorandum. Docket entries.

1834. THE MOSHEIM SOCIETY (Fisher, J. N., William Yeager, and Chr[istian] F[rederic] Cruse). November 5, 1815, Phila. Trustees. Letter. Requesting the use of the Old Academy Hall.

1835. THE NEW BAPTIST CHURCH RECENTLY CONSTITUTED FROM THE FIRST SOCIETY OF BAPTISTS (Staughton, William, Thomas Billings, and James Patterson). February 4, 1811. Trustees. ALS. Requesting the use of the Academy Hall. With an addendum approving the request signed by Edward Burd and Benjamin Chew and dated April 20, 1811.

1836. NIAGARA FIRE COMPANY. n.d. [read October 9, 1817]. Trustees. ADS. Requesting the use of ground in South Ninth between Market and Chestnut Streets for an engine house. Twenty-one signatures, including T[homas] I[saac] Wharton, Jared R. Ingersoll, William Strickland and C[ephas] G[rier] Childs.

Communications, O - Z