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

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Printed Pieces

Addresses, Broadsides, Pamphlets, Books, Newspapers and Ephemera
(see also Constitution and Charter Collection; Commencement Collection)

A - E (Documents Number 1887-1909)

F - R, S - Z

DOCUMENT NUMBER. DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENT.

 

1887. Additional Charter of the College, &c. of Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania. Printed by B. Franklin and D. Hall, [Phila.], 1755. Evans 7540. See entry 1120.

1888. Additional Charter of the College, &c. of Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania. [Phila., 1791]. Contains text of this charter of 1755 and also the charter of 1753 and the Pa. Acts of 1779, 1785, 1789 and (Act of Union) 1791. 5 copies. Not in Evans.

1889. Adminiculum Puerile: Or, An Help for School-Boys ... (Dublin printed, Phila. reprinted by W. Dunlap, “for the Use of the College and Accademy [sic] there,” 1764). Autographs of Samuel Niles, 1782, on flyleaf. NIAI 41439. (1758 ed. is Evans 8111).

1890. Alexander, Archibald, The Tears of Sympathy. A Discourse occasioned By the Burning of the Theatre in the City of Richmond... Delivered at the request of the Va. students attached to the Medical Class (Phila.: printed by John Welwood Scott, No. 147 Chestnut street for Daniel Wilson, M.D., 1812). Shaw & Shoemaker 24583.

1891. April 3, 1804. Thirteen Members Present, Resolved, That a Quorum...June 5, 1804. Eight Members Present... Edward Fox, Secretary. (Phila., Bartholomew Graves, printer). Resolutions of Univ. Trustees.

1892. Archer, John (Jr.), An Inaugural Dissertation on Cynanche Trachealis, commonly called Croup or Hives. (Phila.: printed by Way & Groff, No. 27 Arch-street. 1798). Evans 33307. Austin 50.

1892a. At a Meeting of the Trustees of the University, Tuesday, December 7 1819. Extracts from Minutes of the Trustees containing resolution to institute a freshman class and to create a professorship of mathematics (William Rawle, Edward Burd, William Meredith); Edward Fox, Secretary

1893. At a Meeting of the Trustees of the University, May 8, 1813. Extracts from Minutes of the Trustees containing report of Trustees’ Committee on the Medical School (William Meredith, Benjamin Chew, Horace Binney, Joseph Hopkinson, Anthony Morris) and from Minutes of the Medical Faculty containing resolution of May 3, 1813 on same subject and letter from Medical Faculty of June 1, 1813; Edward Fox, Secretary.

1894. At a Meeting of the Trustees of the University, Saturday, May 8, 1813. Extract from Minutes of the Trustees regarding the circumstances under which the seat of a member may be vacated by his non-attendance as reported by the Committee on that subject (William Lewis, William White and William Rawle); Edward Fox, Secretary.

1895. At a Meeting of the Trustees of the University, Tuesday, March 5, 1811. Extract from Minutes of the Trustees containing report of Trustees’ Committee on the Plan of Education; Edward Fox, Secretary. Corrected in manuscript.

1896. At a Meeting of the Trustees of the University, Tuesday, March 5, 1811. Extract from Minutes of the Trustees containing resolution on standing committees submitted by William Meredith; Edward Fox, Secretary.

1896a. At a Meeting of the Trustees of the University, Tuesday, June 1, 1819. Extract from Minutes of the Trustees containing report of Trustees’ Committee on “What Alterations are Necessary in the Department of the Arts;” Edward Fox, Secretary. Cover addressed to Right Rev. Bishop [William] White.

1897. At a Stated Meeting of the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Tuesday, January 5, 1808. Extract from Minutes of the Trustees relating to the reorganization of the Univ. into three parts, the return of the Academy to Fourth Street, tuition, examinations, holidays. 4 copies.

1897a. Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, 181-. Blank check.

1897b. At a Meeting of the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Tuesday, 3d December 1805. Extracts from Minutes of the Trustees containing report of Trustees’ committee meeting with the Faculty regarding power of Faculty, public examinations, worship services, holidays, tuition. Edward Fox, Secretary.

1898. Barton, William Paul Crillon, Memorial from the Professor of Botany in the University of Pennsylvania, to the Trustees of that Institution; praying for the removal of the Professorship from the Faculty of Natural Science, into The Medical Faculty; and to render it a requisite branch for the attainment of A Medical Degree. (Phila.: printed by Robert P. McCulloh, No. 6, South Eighth Street, 1820). Shaw & Shoemaker 1820-334. (Note: a second printing is present also.)

1898a. Barton, William Paul Crillon, Syllabus of the Lectures Delivered on Vegetable Materia Medica, and Botany, in the University of Pennsylvania, by Professor Barton. (Philadelphia: printed for the use of the classes by J. R. A. Skerrett, 1819). Shaw & Shoemaker 47172. Includes rare printed cover pages, To the Students who honour a Lectures ... Price of the Ticket to attend the whole Course ... Books recommended to the students.

1899. A brief account of the Academy in the City of Philadelphia and other articles, The Gentleman’s Magazine, December, 1753 [Excerpt], pp. 549-554. Article gives information on purpose, organization, and prospects of the schools.

1900. The Committee Appointed by the Resolution of April 11th 1810. Report, dated August 27, 1810, of Trustees’ Committee on Plan of Education (William White, William Rawle and William Meredith) reporting Faculty propositions for reorganization of the College, Academy and Charity Schools. Corrected in manuscript. 2 copies.

1901. The Committee on the Perkasie Lands.... Suggestions for the improvement of the estate and sale of land to Joseph Barnes. In names of William Rawle, James Gibson, George Fox, Benjamin Rawle Morgan. [1817].

1902. Communication made by Dr. R. M. Patterson to the Honourable the Board of Trustees 4th of August, 1818. Covers testimonials in behalf of Robert Maskell Patterson, candidate for the professorship in Chemistry, from applicant, Joseph Cloud, Adam Seybert, Thomas P. Jones, Clement C. Biddle, Charles Caldwell, John Moore, Joseph Parrish, Joseph Hartshorne and William Edmonds Homer.

1903. Conclusion of doctor [John] Morgan’s Remarks on doctor [William] Shippen’s feeble Attempts to Vindicate himself. January 4, 1781. (Phila.: printed by David C. Claypoole, 1781). Broadside. fol. Evans 17240.

1904. Dashiell, Alfred H., An Oration delivered before the Hermean Society at the University of Pennsylvania. In commemoration of Washington’s Birthday. Published at the request of the Society (Phila.: Adams, 1811). 15 pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 22661.

1904a. [Davidson, James (1732-1809)], A short introduction to Latin Grammar, for the Use of the University and Academy of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia; carefully revised, corrected and amended (Alexandria: Cottom and Stewart, 1805). This is a later edition of a book originally published in 1781.

1905. The Democratic Press, Contains advertisement for principal master in Latin School in the Academy. (Phila.: issue of May 23, 1811).

1906. Duché, Rev. Jacob, The Duty of Standing Fast in Our Spiritual and Temporal Liberties, A Sermon, Preached Before the First Battalion of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia. (Phila.: printed and sold by James Humphreys, Junior, The Corner of Black-horse Alley, Front-street, 1775). Evans 14013.

1907. Elmer, Jonathan, Dissertatio medica, inauguralis, de sitis in febris causis et remediis (Phila.: Herman Miller, 1771). With signature of John Redman Coxe. Evans 12035. Austin 724.

1907a. Nelson, William. Observations on the management of Peruvian bark: submitted as an inaugural dissertation, for the degree of Doctor of Medicine: to the examination of the Rev. John Ewing, ... (Philadelphia: John Geyer, 1802).

1907b. Duvall, Grafton. An experimental botanico-medical essay on the Melia azedarach of Linnæus (Philadelphia: Hugh Maxwell, 1802).

1907c. Rogers, Patrick Kerr. An investigation of the properties of the Liriodendron Tupipifera, or, Poplar tree (Philadelphia: Benjamin Johnson, 1802).

1907d. Price, Thomas D. An inaugural dissertation on the Magnolia glauca, or common white laurel-tree: submitted to the examination of the Rev'd. John Ewing, ... For the degree of Doctor of Medicine (Philadelphia: James Humphreys, 1802).

1906e. Rowan, Thomas. An essay on the hydrocephalic state of fever. (Philadelphia: W.F. McLaughlin, 1802).

1906f. Whiteford, Hugh. An inaugural dissertation on the catamenia : submitted to the examination of the Reverend John Ewing, ... for the degree of Doctor of Medicine (Philadelphia: Benjamin Johnson, 1802).

1907g. Thomas, George G. An inaugural dissertation on the kalmia latifolia and angustifolia : submitted to the examination of the Reverend John Ewing, ... for the degree of Doctor of Medicine (Philadelphia: McLaghlin, 1802)

1907h. McDonald, Thompson. An inaugural dissertation on cynanche trachealis (Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1802).

1907i. Getty, John C. An experimental essay on the absorption of medicines (Philadelphia: Hugh Maxwell, 1802).

1907j. Logan, George. Observations on the hepatic state of fever ... (Philadelphia: W.F. McLaughlin, 1802).

1908. Exhibition of the Philomathean Society, June, 1815. Order of the Exercises.

1909. Extract from the act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania ... “That the sum of three thousand dollars ... The Subscribers, sensible of the importance of a Botanical Garden ...” (March 19, 1807). Statement of legislature appropriation followed by heading of subscription list (not used).