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Diploma Collection
1757-1978

UPP 231

20.0 Cubic feet
Prepared by Kaiyi Chen, Revised by Clifton Hood
March 2001, June 2016

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PROVENANCE

(Note that the Dallett numbers for some items refer to the Guide to the Archives General Collection of the University of Pennsylvania, 1740-1820, compiled by Francis James Dallett.)

(An alphabetically-arranged list of Penn Diplomas is attached at the end of this Inventory.)

 

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ARRANGEMENT

This collection consists of three sections as follows: Diplomas and Academic Certificates issued by the University of Pennsylvania, 1757-1971 (11.5 cases); Miscellaneous Certificates issued by the University or University-related institutions, 1819-1975 (2 cases); Diplomas, 1799-1964, and various certificates, 1787-1974, issued by Non Penn-related institutions, (6 cases).

Diplomas issued by various schools of the University of Pennsylvania, 1757-1971, are chronologically arranged by the date of graduation or the date a certificate of school attendance was issued and the remaining three sections are all alphabetically arranged by the name of the recipient's last name.

 

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HISTORICAL NOTE

In the early days, the diplomas issued by the "Publick Academy of Philadelphia" (the precursor of the present-day University of Pennsylvania, also known as College of Philadelphia in the early years) were signed by the Provost only. In December 1757, the Trustees approved a suggestion of some faculty that "the whole Faculty should on this occasion be admitted to sign with the Provost." At the same meeting, the Trustees decided that each graduate pay 10 shillings to the "keeper of the great seal for affixing it to any diploma, honorary ones excepted."

In April 1803, in response to a proposal of the Medical Faculty on having an engraving for a Diploma, the Board of University Trustees resolved that "the Board do not deem it expedient to take any order respecting the proposed form of a Diploma."

In June 1822, the Trustees appointed a Committee "to consider and report on the expedience of this Board taking some order in relation to the preparing blank Diplomas to the Graduates in Medicine and the Arts--Messrs. Meredith, Sergeant and Binney were appointed."

In March 1823, the Board resolved that the "diplomas for Graduates in the Arts and in Medicine shall hereafter be prepared at the expense of the University, that the Secretary cause the seal of the University to be affixed thereto and shall receive for the same from each Graduate the sum of Five dollars for the use of this Institution"; "that the next sum received from the Medical Graduates for their diplomas be annually appropriated for the preservation and increase of the Wistar Museum and the next sum received from the Graduates in the Arts shall be appropriated to the increase of the Library"; "that all diplomas be signed by the Provost and Vice Provost and attested by the Secretary; and that the professors in the Arts and in Medicine shall also sign the diplomas of the Graduates in their respective departments."

In September 1824, the Board resolved that "every student in the Arts shall at the time of graduating pay the sum of four dollars to each professor and the like sum to the Secretary on receiving his diploma."

The material utilized for Penn diplomas used to be sheepskin parchment. In World War II, due to the shortage of the supply of appropriate sheepskin, paper parchment was used for some diplomas. This change gave rise to a debate on campus in early 1950. The following are a few passages taken from the journals at the time.

The following are articles carried in Daily Pennsylvanian on the issue of changing Penn diplomas from sheepskin to paper:

 

May 1, 1950

'50 Graduates to Receive Paper Diplomas in June

University diplomas will be printed on paper parchment this year, Secretary of the University Donald K. Angell, announced yesterday.

In a brief notice that will go out later this term to individual members of the senior class, Angell explained that "conditions beyond our control have necessitated the use of paper parchment rather than higher quality sheepskin."

According to the E. A. Wright Company which is the diploma engraver for both Penn and Temple University, all Temple diplomas will be of the sheepskin variety, and the sheepskin material is ready for use if the University wishes its diplomas to be printed on such material.

A notice given to all students at the time of presentation of diplomas states that "the supply of sheepskin normally used in the manufacture of University of Pennsylvania certificates has been temporarily curtailed by conditions beyond our control."

When questioned on the Wright Company statement, Mr. Angell refused to comment. He did say, however, at a previous interview, that the issuance of both paper and parchment scrolls is not a new development and that such Ivy League schools as Princeton, Columbia, and Cornell have also sanctioned the awarding of the parchment diploma.

 

May 2, 1950

Cheap Diplomas Due for June Grads; Engravers Deny Sheepskin Shortage

Despite the fact that leading diploma engravers in Philadelphia claim that sheepskin is available for university diplomas, Donald K. Angell, Secretary of the University, reiterated yesterday that the cheaper paper parchment diplomas will be distributed to the June graduates.

Angell said that approximately 1300 diplomas, going to the undergraduate members of the class of '50, will be made of paper parchment, while 900, distributed to professional school graduates, will be of the sheepskin variety.

In a notice distributed to graduates last year, Angell stated that "...the supply of sheepskin normally used in the manufacture of University of Pennsylvania certificates has been temporarily curtailed by conditions beyond our control."

When confronted with the fact that such "conditions" have been alleviated, Angell stated that "...the university simply prefers to use both paper parchment and sheepskin for the diplomas."

Say Sheepskin Better

Last year's notice also contained the statement that the paper parchment material was better for use in diplomas than the traditional sheepskin. This contention was refuted by such engraving companies as the E.A. Wright Company of Broad St., and the Charles H. Elliot Company on Lehigh Ave. Both companies contended that diplomas made of the paper parchment material was of an inferior quality to those made of sheepskin.

It was also learned from these companies that the price for the sheepskin diplomas was higher than the price for diplomas made of paper parchment.

 

May 4, 1950

Angell Answers Editorial; Says Sheepskin Available for Diplomas is Inferior

In response to a recent editorial in the D.P. concerning diplomas, Donald K. Angell, secretary of the University, issued the following statement:

"An editorial in the May 2, 1950, issue of The Daily Pennsylvanian states that it feels that an honest and forthright explanation by the administration on the subject is in order. If there is interest in this subject, certainly such a statement should be made.

"Some years ago, due to conditions resulting from World War II, it became impossible for the University to obtain sheepskin parchment diplomas in sufficient quantity to supply one for each graduate. As a result, some diplomas were engraved in paper parchment, which our supplier, the E.A. Wright Company, warranted to be actually superior to the sheepskin diplomas in resistance to shrinkage, corrugation, and age discoloration. In the intervening years, each graduate receiving one of the paper parchment diplomas has been given at the same time a notice setting forth these facts and stating that on request and without charge the University would supply in place thereof a new diploma prepared on sheepskin parchment at such time as the latter material became available. Only forty graduates made such requests in the past year and all these requests have been filled.

Use Paper Elsewhere

"Other institutions which customarily awarded sheepskin diplomas adopted similar procedures. Several issued only diplomas engraved on paper. Our supplier reports that the diplomas issued by Dartmouth College, Ohio State University, The University of Wisconsin, Cornell University, and Columbia University are engraved on paper parchment. Some of these have used paper diplomas for many years. Others which previously used sheepskin parchment have concluded that the paper parchment is superior. The difference in cost is only 90 cents and is not a controlling factor.

"A large part of the supply of sheepskin parchment currently available, while unquestionably genuine sheepskin, is of inferior quality and not suitable for satisfactory first-class diploma engraving.

"The University Administration is interested in student opinion on this subject and will make future investigations of the availability of good quality sheepskin parchment."

Donald K. Angell, Secretary of the Corporation

 

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SCOPE AND CONTENT

The section of Diplomas issued by the University of Pennsylvania, 1757-1971, includes course attendance certificates issued by various schools of the University. The Miscellaneous Certificates issued by the University or University-related institutions include awards, membership certificates of various Penn student or alumni societies, and other certificates and citations issued by Penn or Penn-related organizations.

Diplomas and certificates issued by Non Penn-related institutions are also divided into two sections--diplomas including academic certificates; and miscellaneous certificates. The recipients of these diplomas or certificates may or may not have been related to the University of Pennsylvania.

This collection also includes a "Calligrapher's File," which consists of blank Penn diplomas of the nineteenth century, various sample citations (originals or photocopies) of the University and other institutions in Latin or English, and practice sheets of L.L.D. awarded to General John Joseph Pershing in 1922.

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INVENTORY

 

University of Pennsylvania 

Box

Folder

Latta, James A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1767] [not found 2016] 1757 

 

 

Coates, Lindsay A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1750] 1760 

OS 1

1

Wilcocks, Alexander A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1779a] 1761 

OS 1

1

Duffield, Samuel M.B. 1768 

OS 1

2

Tilton, James M.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1777a] 1768 

OS 1

2

Elmer, Jonathan M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1752] 1771 

OS 1

3

Crosby, Ebenezer Medical Department certificate; [see UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1751] 1780 

 

 

Ewing, William A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1753] 1781 

OS 1

4

Catlett, John A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1749] 1782 

OS 1

5

Washington, George LL.D. (hon. deg.), photo; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1794] 1783 

OS 12

10

Watson, John M.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1779] 1783 

OS 1

6

Martin, William M.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1771] 1786 

OS 1

7

Woodhouse, James A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1781] 1787 

OS 1

8

Lochman, George A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1769] 1789 

OS 1

9

Seaman, Valentine M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1776] 1792 

OS 2

1

Woodhouse, James M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1782] 1792 

OS 2

1

Wallace, William A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1778] 1793 

OS 2

2

Jones, Samuel A.M.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1764] 1795 

OS 2

3

Kelso, Joseph Medical Certificates; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1765/66] 1796 

OS 2

4

Allston, William M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1747] 1797 

OS 2

5

McCorkle, Hugh McCorkle Medical Department certificate; [see UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1773] 1800 

 

 

Young, John R. M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1783a] 1803 

OS 2

6

Lowber, John A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1770] 1804 

OS 2

7

Tyler, William Medical Department certificate; [see UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1777b] 1807 

 

 

Hagner, George Frederick A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1755] 1808 

OS 2

8

Houston, William F. M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1762] 1809 

OS 2

9

Hall, Joseph A.M. 1810 

OS 2

10

Shoemaker, Nathan M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1776a] 1810 

OS 2

10

Sommer (Sumner), John A.M. 1810 

OS 2

10

Yates (Yeates), Donaldson M.D. 1810 

OS 2

10

Duffield, Samuel A.B. 1811 

OS 2

11

Barclay, Jacob Joseph A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1748] 1812 

OS 2

12

How, Samuel B. A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1763] 1812 

OS 2

12

Lincoln, Benjamin M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1768] 1812 

OS 2

12

Withy, Samuel Jones A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1780] 1813 

OS 2

13

McCaa, John M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1772] 1814 

OS 2

14

Hays, Isaac A.B.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1758] 1816 

OS 2

15

Scollay, Samuel M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1775] 1816 

OS 2

16

Duffield, Samuel M.D. 1817 

OS 2

16

Randolph, Jacob M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1774] 1817 

OS 2

16

Marlow, Thomas M.D. 1818 

OS 2

17

Hamilton, Samuel N. M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1757] 1819 

OS 2

18

Snow, Frisby H. M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1777] 1819 

OS 2

18

Hays, Isaac M.D.; [UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1760] 1820 

OS 2

19

Henderson, Samuel J. A.B. 1821 

OS 3

1

Jones, William L. M.D. 1821 

OS 3

1

Morris, Isaac A.B. 1821 

OS 3

1

Thomas, Samuel A.B. 1821 

OS 3

1

Wiltbank, John A.B. 1821 

OS 3

1

Izard, Ralph Farley A.B. 1822 

OS 3

2

Jordan, John M.D. 1822 

OS 3

2

Nelson, Mann P. M.D. 1822 

OS 3

2

Young, Jesse M.D. 1823 

OS 3

3

Humphrey, Carolum M.D. 1824 

OS 3

4

Speer, Alexander M.D. 1824 

OS 3

4

Thomas, Samuel M.D. 1825 

OS 3

5

Coffman, Isaac Z. M.D. 1827 

OS 3

6

William Vanhorn M.D. 1828 

OS 3

7

Barnes, Josiah M.D. 1829 

OS 3

8

Kennedy, Jacob/James C. M.D. 1829 

OS 3

8

Baker, William D. A.B. 1830 

OS 3

9

Humphreys, Charles H. M.D. 1831 

OS 3

10

Ley, Charles E. A.B. 1831 

OS 3

10

Pawling, Henry DeWitt M.D. 1831 

OS 3

10

Giraud, Frederick M.D. 1832 

OS 3

11

Pepper, William M.D. 1832 

OS 3

11

Turpin, Philip M.D. 1832 

OS 3

11

Gibbon, Quinton M.D. 1833 

OS 3

12

Langhorne, John W. M.D. 1833 

OS 3

12

Martin, Charles M.D. 1833 

OS 3

12

Porter, Isaac G. M.D. 1833 

OS 3

12

Weeden, John E. M.D. 1833 

OS 3

12

Bancker, Evert John A.B. 1834 

OS 3

13

McNeill, John C. M.D. 1837 

OS 3

14

Christian, Samuel B. M.D. 1838 

OS 4

1

Green, William A. M.D. 1838 

OS 4

1

Lesley, Peter, Jr. A.B. 1838 

OS 4

1

Turner, William A. M.D. 1838 

OS 4

1

Smith, Joshua M.D. 1839 

OS 4

2

Taylor, John E. M.D. 1839 

OS 4

2

Edmondson, William J. M.D. 1840 

OS 4

3

McCartee, Davie Bethune M.D. 1840 

OS 4

3

Barstow, Jervis G. M.D. 1841 

OS 4

4

Stewart, Jacob R. M.D. 1841 

OS 4

4

Arthur, Samuel A.B. 1842 

OS 4

5

Brewster, John A. A.B. 1842 

OS 4

5

Burtt, John L. M.D. 1842 

OS 4

5

Ingersoll, Jared A.B. 1842 

OS 4

5

Ludlow, James R. A.B. 1842 

OS 4

5

Martin, Thomas S. A.B. 1842 

OS 4

6

Murphy, John G. A.B. 1842 

OS 4

6

Page, Mann A. M.D. 1842 

OS 4

6

Postlethwaite, John M.D. 1842 

OS 4

6

Taylor, William T. A.B. 1842 

OS 4

6

Woodland, Thomas W. M.D. 1842 

OS 4

7

Barr, Peter M.D. 1844 

OS 4

8

Latta, William S. M.D. 1844 

OS 4

8

Lord, Daniel A.B. 1844 

OS 4

8

Arthur, Samuel A.M. 1845 

OS 4

9

Collins, John M. A.B. 1845 

OS 4

9

Douglass, Benjamin J. A.B. 1845 

OS 4

9

Hammill, William E. A.M. 1845 

OS 4

9

Martin, Thomas S. A.M. 1845 

OS 4

9

Farmer, Jacob/James Sawyer A.B. 1846 

OS 4

10

Morrow, Jacob/James M.D. 1846 

OS 4

10

Fenton, James Sterling A.M. 1847 

OS 4

11

Kern, William M. M.D. 1847 

OS 4

11

Lamb, George M. A.M. 1847 

OS 4

11

Levick, Jacob (James Jone) M.D. 1847 

OS 4

11

Steele, John T. M.D. 1847 

OS 4

11

Bishop, John L. M.D. 1848 

OS 4

12

Douglass, Benjamin J. A.M. 1848 

OS 4

12

Goodfellow, Edward A.B. 1848 

OS 4

12

Harvey, John, Jr. A.B. 1848 

OS 4

12

Scollay, Charles L. M.D. 1848 

OS 4

12

William T. Taylor 1848 

OS 4

13

Stille, Albert O. A.B. 1848 

OS 4

13

Wagner, Charles K. M.D. 1848 

OS 4

13

Carlisle, J. Don A.M. 1849 

OS 5

1

McLeod, Wylie A.B. 1849 

OS 5

1

Clements, Samuel A.M. 1850 

OS 5

2

McLeod, Wylie A.M. 1850 

OS 5

2

Montgomery, William W. A.M. 1850 

OS 5

2

Morton, Charles J. M.D. 1850 

OS 5

2

Nebinger, Andrew, Jr. M.D. 1850 

OS 5

2

Phillips, Barnet A.M. 1850 

OS 5

3

Purnell, Francis J. M.D. 1850 

OS 5

3

Richards, Augustus H. A.M. 1850 

OS 5

3

Sellers, J.S. Zane A.M. 1850 

OS 5

3

Stewart, William M.D. 1850 

OS 5

3

Brown, James W. M.D. 1851 

OS 5

4

Craig, Benjamin F. M.D. 1851 

OS 5

4

Goodfellow, Edward A.M. 1851 

OS 5

4

Harvey, John, Jr. A.M. 1851 

OS 5

4

Mitchell, Stuart A.M. 1851 

OS 5

4

Newbold, Thomas A.M. 1851 

OS 5

5

Potts, Richard M.D. 1851 

OS 5

5

Richards, James/Jacob M. A.B. 1851 

OS 5

5

Brinton, John F. LL.B. 1852 

OS 5

6

Heston, George T. M.D. 1852 

OS 5

6

Norris, Isaac, Jr. A.B. 1852 

OS 5

6

Perkins, Samuel C. LL.B. 1852 

OS 5

6

Swayne, Caleb, Jr. M.D. 1852 

OS 5

6

Biddle, Caldwell K. LL.B. 1853 

OS 6

1

Blight, Isaac O. A.M. 1853 

OS 6

1

Chamberlaine, James L. A.M. 1853 

OS 6

1

Fraz(i)er, Nalbro A.M. 1853 

OS 6

1

Harris, William W. A.M. 1853 

OS 6

1

Holt, John H. M.D. 1853 

OS 6

2

Jones, John A.M. 1853 

OS 6

2

Jones, William E. A.M. 1853 

OS 6

2

Merritt, Daniel S. A.B. 1853 

OS 6

2

Packard, John H. A.M. 1853 

OS 6

2

Reese, George B., Jr., A.M. 1853 

OS 6

3

Reese, Jacob R. A.M. 1853 

OS 6

3

Stewart, A. Moravius A.M. 1853 

OS 6

3

Wetherill, Thomas M. A.M. 1853 

OS 6

3

Alcorn, William A.M. 1854 

OS 6

4

Treichler, Samuel K. M.D. 1854 

OS 6

4

Asch, Morris J. A.M. 1855 

OS 6

5

Dunglison, Richard J. A.M. 1855 

OS 6

5

West, George S. A.M. 1855 

OS 6

5

Biddle, James C. A.M. 1856 

OS 6

6

Durbin, William H. A.M. 1856 

OS 6

6

Merritt, Daniel S. A.M. 1856 

OS 6

6

Scull, Gedeon A.M. 1856 

OS 6

6

Ashton, Thomas J. A.M. 1857 

OS 6

7

Clay, Henry G. LL.B. 1857 

OS 6

7

Demmé, Theodore A. A.M. 1857 

OS 6

7

Etting, Frank M. A.M. 1857 

OS 6

7

Feltus, Abram M. A.M. 1857 

OS 6

7

Friend, Nathaniel M.D. 1857 

OS 6

8

Hogg, George A.M. 1857 

OS 6

8

McCorkell, John A.M. 1857 

OS 6

8

Merrit, Daniel S. M.D. 1857 

OS 6

8

White, George W. A.M. 1857 

OS 6

8

Bowie, R. Ashhurst A.M. 1858 

OS 6

9

Bryan, J. Hervey LL.B. 1858 

OS 6

9

Buckley, D. Penrose A.M. 1858 

OS 6

9

Warner, Charles D. LL.B. 1858 

OS 6

9

Warriner, H.R. LL.B. 1858 

OS 6

9

Coxe, Alexander B. A.M. 1859 

OS 6

10

Jackson, Charles C. A.M. 1859 

OS 6

10

Pile, Charles Henry Practical Anatomy course attendance certification 1859 

OS 6

10

Arnold, Thomas T. M.D. 1860 

OS 6

11

Devereux, Eugene A.M. (1860 A.B. and 1863 A.M. according to Alumni Catalog) 1860 

OS 6

11

Jones, Edward T. LL.B. 1860 

OS 6

11

Mitchell, James/Jacob T. LL.B. 1860 

OS 6

11

Norris, William F. A.M. 1860 

OS 6

11

Pile, Charles H. M.D. 1860 

OS 6

12

Webb, Thaddeus Webb LL.B. 1860 

OS 6

12

White, D. Jarrett LL.B. 1860 

OS 6

12

Wister, Francis A.M. 1860 

OS 6

12

Ashhurst, Henry A.M. 1861 

OS 7

1

Buckwalter, Charles E. A.M. 1861 

OS 7

1

Cadwalader, Charles A.M. 1861 

OS 7

1

Colehower, Charles W. LL.B. 1861 

OS 7

1

Dickson, Levi, Jr. A.B. 1861 

OS 7

1

Lancaster, Francis A. LL.B. 1861 

OS 7

2

Littleton, William Edward Littleton LL.B. 1861 

OS 7

2

Lukens, George Washington LL.B. 1861 

OS 7

2

McClellan, Arthur A.M. 1861 

OS 7

2

McSorley, William LL.B. 1861 

OS 7

2

Murphy, Robert R. M.D. 1861 

OS 7

3

Watson, William M.D. 1861 

OS 7

3

Whitehead, G. Irvine LL.B. 1861 

OS 7

3

Wurts, William W. A.B. 1861 

OS 7

3

Dexter, George B. M.D. 1862 

OS 7

4

Wilcox, T. Hamlin LL.B. 1862 

OS 7

4

Colwell, Charles R. A.B. 1863 

OS 7

5

Humphrey, Charles E. M.D. 1863 

OS 7

5

Tuller, Charles, Jr. M.D. 1863 

OS 7

5

Dade, F. Townshend M.D. 1864 

OS 7

6

Hartranft, Chester D. A.M. 1864 

OS 7

6

Bartlett, Edward T. A.B. 1865 

OS 7

7

Harrison, Charles C. A.M. 1865 

OS 7

7

McKean, Thomas A.M. 1865 

OS 7

7

Parry, John Stubbs M.D. 1865 

OS 7

7

Pawling, Nathan M.D. 1865 

OS 7

7

Beasley, Frederick W., Jr. A.B. 1866 

OS 7

8

Curtin, Roland C. Cert. of Attending Aux. Faculty of Med. 1866 

OS 7

8

Curtin, Roland C. M.D. 1866 

OS 7

8

Graham, George T. A.B. 1866 

OS 7

8

Lex, William H. A.B. (no card) 1867 

OS 7

9

Steen, Robert J.S. A.M. 1867 

OS 7

9

Bartlett, Edward T. A.M. 1868 

OS 7

10

Huey, Samuel B. LL.B. 1868 

OS 7

10

Johnson, Enoch L. Medical course attendance certification 1868 

OS 7

10

Mitchell, Thomas A.M. 1868 

OS 7

10

Pepper, Henry A.M. 1868 

OS 7

10

Pepper, Henry LL.B. 1868 

OS 7

11

Reed, Henry A.M. 1868 

OS 7

11

Stichter, Thomas D. A.M. 1868 

OS 7

11

Thomas, Richard N. A.M. 1868 

OS 7

11

Watson, David R. M.D. 1868 

OS 7

11

Wood, Alexander A.B. 1868 

OS 7

12

Beasley, Frederick W. A.M. 1869 

OS 7

13

Brackbill, Joseph M.D. 1869 

OS 7

13

Campbell, William J. Cert. of Attending Aux. Faculty of Med. 1869 

OS 7

13

Dickey, Clemens C. A.M. 1869 

OS 7

13

Grant, Edward R. A.B. 1869 

OS 7

13

Kendall, Otis H. A.M. 1869 

OS 7

14

Samson, George C. M.D. 1869 

OS 7

14

Bruner, Francis H. A.M. 1870 

OS 7

15

Bruner, Willard N. A.M. 1870 

OS 7

15

Ealy, Albert E. M.D. 1870 

OS 7

15

Lex, William H. A.M. 1870 

OS 7

15

Stevens, Samuel S. M.D. 1870 

OS 7

15

Campbell, William J. M.D. [not seen, 2001 Feb.] 1871 

 

 

Curtin, Roland C. Ph.D. 1871 

OS 8

1

Davies, Thomas Frederick S.T.D. 1871 

OS 8

1

Zendt, Henry D. Ph.D. 1871 

OS 8

1

Hopkinson, Edward A.B. 1872 

OS 8

2

Humphrey, William John M.D. 1872 

OS 8

2

Law, Sutherland A.B. 1872 

OS 8

2

Guiteras (or Gener), John M.D. 1873 

OS 8

3

Bircks, Jacob B. M.D. 1874 

OS 8

4

Humphrey, Robert S. M.D. 1874 

OS 8

4

Martin, George M.D. 1874 

OS 8

4

Yarnall, Benjamin Hornor A.M. 1874 

OS 8

4

Hirsch, Emil Gustav A.M. 1875 

OS 8

5

Purves, George Tybout A.M. 1875 

OS 8

5

Bond, Robert A.M. 1876 

OS 8

6

Fellows, Walter Allen Cert. of Proficiency in Geology 1876 

OS 8

6

Jones, Howard Grant Jones M.S. 1876 

OS 8

6

Magee, Francis Hamilton B.S. 1876 

OS 8

6

Wilhelm, William Whiteford M.D. 1876 

OS 8

6

Edwards, William Fitzhugh M.D. 1878 

OS 8

7

Marshall, John, M.D. 1878 

OS 8

7

Genth, Frederick Augustus M.S. 1878 

OS 8

7

Blight, Charles Penrose A.M. 1879 

OS 8

8

Lewis, Lawrence, Jr. A.M. 1879 

OS 8

8

Vidal, Etienne Chauveau M.D. 1879 

OS 8

8

Fox, William Henry A.B.; (1881 in Alumni Catalog) 1880 

OS 8

9

Gibson, John H. A.M. 1880 

OS 8

9

Marshall, John, Ph.D 1880 

OS 8

9

Lewis, Francis Albert, Jr. A.M. 1880 

OS 8

9

Rosell, Claes August (Claudius Augustus) Oscar A.M. 1881 

OS 8

10

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel A.B. 1881 

OS 8

10

Seguin, Norcom L. LL.B. 1881 

OS 8

10

Carter, Robert S. M.D. 1882 

OS 8

11

Claxton, Charles A.M. 1882 

OS 8

11

Comegys, Benjamin Bartis, Jr. A.M. 1882 

OS 8

11

Shapley, William L. M.D. Blank Certificates of M.D. Degree (3) 1882 

OS 8

1

Fox, William H. LL.B. 1883 

OS 8

12

Garrison, Frank Lynwood Cert. from Towne School 1883 

OS 8

12

Gossling, William George Cert. of Proficiency in Civil Eng. 1883 

OS 8

12

Kimmel, Louis J. Cunningham Cert. of Proficiency 1883 

OS 8

12

Luccareni, George Andrew Cert. of Proficiency in Civil Eng. 1883 

OS 8

12

Schelling, Felix E. LL.B. 1883 

OS 8

13

Vaughan, Clarice Cert. of Music 1883 

OS 8

13

Adams, Hon. Robert Bachelor of Finance 1884 

OS 8

14

Heller, Napoleon Bonarparte B.S. 1884 

OS 8

14

Jones, Walter G. Jones LL.B. 1884 

OS 8

14

McBride, Thomas Barr M.D. 1884 

OS 8

14

Birney, David Bell A.M. 1885 

OS 8

15

Campbell, Edward Sinclair, Jr. Cert. from Towne School 1885 

OS 8

15

Freas, Henry M. M.D. 1885 

OS 8

15

Krauth, George Edward A.M. 1885 

OS 8

15

Riva, Ferdinand E. M.D. 1885 

OS 8

15

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel A.M. 1885 

OS 8

16

Schnabel, Edwin Daniel M.D. 1885 

OS 8

16

Wylie, Samuel Brown A.M. 1885 

OS 8

16

Comegys, Joseph Parsons LL.D. 1886 

OS 8

17

Elliot(t), John S. Professional Degree of Civ. Eng. 1886 

OS 8

17

Fischer, George Kingsbury Professional Degree of Mech. Eng. 1886 

OS 8

17

Matlack, Ellwood M.D. 1886 

OS 8

17

Patterson, Robert M. B.A. 1886 

OS 8

17

Parke, William E, M.D. 1886 

OS 8

18

Teller, William H. M.D. 1886 

OS 8

18

Truman, Howard James/Jacob B.A. 1886 

OS 8

18

Walker, Thomas H. B.A. 1886 

OS 8

18

Haas, John August William A.M. 1887 

OS 8

19

Haas, John August William B.D. 1887 

OS 8

19

Hepler, Harry H. Cert. in Practical Anatomy 1887 

OS 8

19

Latta, Thomas Love B.S. 1887 

OS 8

19

Lord, Jeremy Williams M.D. 1887 

OS 8

19

Page, William Byrd B.S. 1887 

OS 8

20

Remont, Frank Remi B.S. 1887 

OS 8

20

Young, Norton Buel Cert. of Proficiency in Finance and Economy 1887 

OS 8

20

Cleaver, Eugene Delano B.S. 1888 

OS 9

1

Forbes, John Sims B.A. 1888 

OS 9

1

Ives, Frederick Merwin B.S. 1888 

OS 9

1

Norris, Isaac, 3rd L.L.B. 1888 

OS 9

1

Page, William Byrd Professional Degree of Mech. Eng. 1888 

OS 9

1

Whiting, Albert D. Cert. of two years of course study (Biology) 1888 

OS 9

2

Cleaver, Eugene Delano Professional Degree of Civ. Eng. 1889 

OS 9

3

Fleming, Thomas Willis B.S. 1889 

OS 9

3

McCance, Joseph Reynolds B.A. 1889 

OS 9

3

Savage, John Richard, Jr. Professional Degree of Civ. Eng. 1889 

OS 9

3

Smith, William James Professional Degree of Civ. Eng. 1889 

OS 9

3

Taylor, Harry B. M.D. 1889 

OS 9

4

Thompson, David Jacob LL.B. 1889 

OS 9

4

Clarke, Jacob Orie Cert. of Proficiency from Towne School 1890 

OS 9

5

McConnell, Jacob William M.D. 1890 

OS 9

5

Moore, Kathleen Carter Cert. in Bio. 1890 

OS 9

5

Washington, William Herbert B.A. 1890 

OS 9

5

Cressman, Henry Howard Cert. from Towne School 1891 

OS 9

6

Evans, Mary A. Cert. of Music 1891 

OS 9

6

McCauley, Arthur William Cert. from Towne School 1891 

OS 9

6

Fritz, Clarence Henry Cert. Bio. 1892 

OS 9

7

Lewis, Clifford, Jr. B.S. 1892 

OS 9

7

McCullagh, Archibald A.B. 1892 

OS 9

7

McMurtrie, Richard C. LL.D. 1892 

OS 9

7

Taylor, George Beaumont Cert. of Proficiency from Towne School 1892 

OS 9

7

Moore, John Percey B.S. 1892 

OS 9

7

Cassanova, Charles Alfred B.S. 1893 

OS 9

8

Eckwurzel, George Macy Cert. Bio. 1893 

OS 9

8

Harris, Francis Chambers B.S. 1893 

OS 9

8

Lewis, Clifford, Jr. Professional Degree of Civ. Eng. 1893 

OS 9

8

Tsanoff, Stoyan Vasil Ph.B. 1893 

OS 9

8

Hughes, George, M.D. 1893 

OS 9

9

Turner, Carrie L. Turner Cert. of Music 1893 

OS 9

9

Beecher, Frederick Cook B.S. 1894 

OS 9

10

Cloud, Stephan Albert B.S. Arch. 1894 

OS 9

10

Dickinson, Malcolm MacFarland Cert. of Proficiency from Wharton School 1894 

OS 9

10

Friedenwald, Herbert Ph.D. 1894 

OS 9

10

Gilbert, Henry Lee Ph.D. 1894 

OS 9

10

Hoyt, Louis(e) L. A.M. 1894 

OS 9

11

Nakajima, Tokumatsu A.B. 1894 

OS 9

11

Nolen, Laura L. Cert. of Music 1894 

OS 9

11

Purves, George T. S.T.D. 1894 

OS 9

11

Rubel, Jacob Cert. of Proficiency from Wharton School 1894 

OS 9

11

Truesdell, John Jesse Cert. of Proficiency from Wharton School 1894 

OS 9

12

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Ph.D. 1895 

OS 9

13

Perkins, Gertrude Cert. of Music 1895 

OS 9

13

Weber, Henry Jacob Ph.D. 1895 

OS 9

13

Blaine, Walter C. M.D. 1896 

OS 9

14

Moore, John Percy Ph.D. 1896 

OS 9

14

Moore, Kathleen Carter Ph.D. 1896 

OS 9

14

Shattuck, Edwin Chase M.D. 1896 

OS 9

14

Taggart, Howard M. M.D. 1896 

OS 9

14

Campbell, George M.D. 1897 

OS 9

15

Pepper, William, Jr. M.D. 1897 

OS 9

15

Taggart, Claude Terry Ph.B. (diploma replacement cert. issued in 1921) 1897 

OS 9

15

Wadsworth, William Scott M.D. 1897 

OS 9

15

Hinson, Eugene Theodore M.D. 1898 

OS 9

16

Klingelsmith, Margaret Center LL.B. 1898 

OS 9

16

Seymour, Walter E. M.D. 1898 

OS 9

16

Gilmour, Samuel Bayard (Baird) M.D. 1899 

OS 9

17

Marshall, Stewart McCulloch B.S.E.E. 1900 

OS 9

18

Braden, Frank Robert MD 1901 

OS 9

19

Riddle, Hugh Howard M.D. 1902 

OS 9

20

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel D.Litt. (Doctoris Litterarum) 1903 

OS 9

21

Robins, Thomas Ellis A.B. 1904 

OS 9

22

Wilson, Mary Grier A.M. 1904 

OS 9

22

Bogardus, Jared Sperry M.S. 1906 

OS 10

1

Davis, Robert William, Jr. B.S. in Chemistry 1906 

OS 10

1

Diefendorf, Edward G. B.S. 1906 

OS 10

1

Gregory, Albert Main B.S. in Civil Engineering 1906 

OS 10

1

Huggins, John Robinson A.B. 1906 

OS 10

1

Merrick, John Vaughan Sci.D. 1906 

OS 10

2

Meter, Cecil W. Van Cert. of Proficiency in Arch. 1906 

OS 10

2

Rambo, Harold Sibley A.B. 1906 

OS 10

2

Watt, Charles Channing, Jr. Cert. of Proficiency in Bio. 1906 

OS 10

2

Wood, Richard Francis, Jr. A.B. 1906 

OS 10

2

Nachod, Julius Ernest B.S. 1908 

OS 10

3

Ronaldson, Charles Edward A.B. 1908 

OS 10

3

Houck, Byron Clark Cert. of Proficiency in Business 1909 

OS 10

4

Klotz, John MacPherson, B.S. 1909 

OS 10

4

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel LL.D. 1909 

OS 10

4

Carey, Elise Packer B.S. 1910 

OS 10

5

Garrett, LeRoy Dampman Cert. of Proficiency in Accts. and Fin. (Eve. Sch.) 1910 

OS 10

5

Haubert, Earl Phillip Cert. of Proficiency in Accts. and Fin. (Eve. Sch.) 1910 

OS 10

5

Ivey, Edwin John Cert. of Proficiency in Arch. 1910 

OS 10

5

Kulp, Vincent Bergey Cert. in Accts. and Fin. (Eve. Sch.) 1910 

OS 10

5

Marshall, Stewart McCulloch Mech. Eng. 1910 

OS 10

6

Allen, Bartholomew M. Cert. of Proficiency in Bio 1911 

OS 10

7

Clegg, Edward Samuel Cert. of Proficiency in Accts. and Fin. (Eve. Sch.) 1911 

OS 10

7

McAllister, Leslie Arymar Cert. of Proficiency in Accts. and Fin. (Eve. Sch.) 1911 

OS 10

7

Shay, Howell Lewis Cert. of Proficiency in Arch. 1911 

OS 10

7

Tatum, Harold Cert. of Proficiency in Arch. 1911 

OS 10

7

Pendleton, William Edmund Cert. of Proficiency in Business 1912 

OS 10

8

Weiser, Franklin Shaefer B.S. in Chem. Eng. 1912 

OS 10

8

Ligget(t), Robert Charles B.S. 1913 

OS 10

9

Miranda, Teodoro, Jr., D.D.S. 1914 

OS 10

10

Williams, Edwin Bucher A.B. 1914 

OS 10

10

Klingelsmith, Margaret Center LL.M. 1916 

OS 10

11

Lehman, William Cert. of Proficiency in Path. and Parasitology 1916 

OS 10

11

Nauss, Ralph W. Cert. of Proficiency in Path. of Tropical Medicine 1916 

OS 10

11

Williams, Edwin Bucher A.M. 1916 

OS 10

11

Wolf, Benjamin, L.L.B. 1916 

OS 10

11

Hovey, Elisabeth Rodgers B.S. in Education 1917 

OS 10

12

Ligget, Robert Charles LL.B. 1917 

OS 10

12

Roseman, George Certificate of Proficiency Evening School 1917 

OS 10

12

Homiller, John Phillip, M.D. (Vet) 1918 

OS 10

13

Shaaber, Matthias Adam B.A. 1918 

OS 10

13

Penniman, James Hosmer D.Litt. (Litterarum Doctoris) 1918 

OS 10

13

Crawford, Karl Brooks M.D. 1919 

OS 10

14

Smith, Edward Marcus M.D. 1919 

OS 10

14

Taylor, Kempton Potter Aiken M.D. (replacement issued in 1925) 1919 

OS 10

14

Waygood, James Jamison M.D. 1919 

OS 10

14

Fox, William Henry M. Litt. 1920 

OS 11

1

Nybick, Abraham Jacob B.S. in Chemistry 1920 

OS 11

1

Sharpless, Ashbridge B.S. in Economics 1920 

OS 11

1

Thompson, Eleanor Wolf B.S. in Education 1920 

OS 11

1

Tucket, Francis Henry M.D. 1920 

OS 11

1

Chandler, Theophilus Parsons Doctor of Fine Arts (Hon.) 1921 

OS 11

2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar J.D. (utriusque juris doctoris) 1922 

OS 11

3

Pershing, John Joseph J.D. (Hon.) (2, photocopy) 1922 

OS 12

10

Cary, Robert Scott B.S. in Education 1923 

OS 11

4

Sharpless, Ashbridge LL.B. 1923 

OS 11

4

Fernald, Robert Heywood Sci.D. 1924 

OS 11

5

Pitts, William Read B.S. in Economics 1924 

OS 11

5

Shaaber, Matthias Adam, A.M. 1924 

OS 11

5

Williams, Edwin Bucher Ph.D. 1924 

OS 11

5

Goodman, Abraham Allan B.S. in Economics 1925 

OS 11

6

Thompson, Eleanor Wolf A.M. 1925 

OS 11

6

Bloecker, Dorothy Allen B.S. in Education 1926 

OS 11

7

Pomendale, Mario Louis M.D. 1926 

OS 11

7

Rosenberg, Henry Elchanon M.D. 1926 

OS 11

7

Geuder, George William B.S. in Economics 1927 

OS 11

8

Hovey, Elisabeth Rodgers A.M. 1927 

OS 11

8

Knobelauch, Edward A. A.B. 1927 

OS 11

8

Goodman, Abraham Allan LL.B. 1928 

OS 11

9

McKenzie, Robert Tait Doctoris Artium Elegantium 1928 

OS 11

9

Bloecker, Dorothy Allen MS 1929 

OS 11

10

Braden, Frank Robert, Jr. BA 1930 

OS 11

11

Shaaber, Matthias Adam Ph.D. 1929 

OS 11

10

Christmann, Jr., Charles Frederick B.S. Economics 1930 

OS 11

11

Dewton, George Chandlee Cert. of Proficiency in Accts. and Fin. (Eve. Sch.) 1930 

OS 11

11

Heine, Irwin Bachelor of Science in Economics 1930 

OS 11

11

Maschal, Edgar Alan B. S. in Economics 1930 

OS 11

11

Dick, Alexander Colclough M.D. 1931 

OS 11

12

Ginsburg, Theodore Maxwell M.D. 1931 

OS 11

12

Markowitz, Morris William A.B. 1931 

OS 11

12

Heine, Irwin M.B.A. 1932 

OS 11

13

Braden, Frank Robert, Jr. MD 1933 

OS 11

14

Harvey, Edith Elizabeth B.A., with 1938 M.D. and 1944 certificate of work in ophthalmology 1933 

OS 11

14

Burke, John Joseph M.A. 1934 

OS 11

15

Maxfield, Mary Evans M.A. 1935 

OS 11

16

Peters, Frances Elizabeth B.S. in Education 1936 

OS 11

17

Maimin, Bernice Ruth, B.S. in Education 1938 

OS 11

18

Harvey, Edith Elizabeth M.D. 1938 

OS 11

18

Peters, Frances Elizabeth A.M. 1938 

OS 11

18

Blumenthal, Myron College A.B. 1939 

OS 11

19

Bradley, Beatrice E. B.S. in Education 1939 

OS 11

19

Widenmeyer, Eleanore Thelka Bachelor of Landscape Architecture 1940 

OS 11

20

Bradley, Beatrice E. M.S. in Education 1941 

OS 11

21

Maxfield, Mary Evans Ph.D. 1941 

OS 11

21

Smith, Malcolm Norman B.S. in Economics 1942 

OS 12

1

Harvey, Edith Elizabeth, Certificate of work in Opthalmogy 1944 

OS 12

2

Roseman, Theodore B.S. in Mechanical Engineering 1945 

OS 12

3

Ragnelli, Emily Catherine Master of Business Administration 1946 

OS 12

4

Roseman, Theodore M.B.A. 1946 

OS 12

4

Majka, Irene Dolores A.B. 1949 

OS 12

5

Bradley, Beatrice E. Ed.D. 1955 

OS 12

6

Widenmeyer, Eleanore Thelka M.S. in Education 1958 

OS 12

7

Williams, Edwin Bucher LL.D. 1958 

OS 12

7

Madeira, Percy Childs, Jr. LL.D. (Hon.) [not found 2016] 1962 

OS 12

11

Williams, Edwin Bucher Cert. of Emeritus Professor of Romance Languages [not found 2016] 1962 

OS 12

11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Doctor of Civil Laws (Hon.) 1966 

OS 12

8

Davies, Wallace E. M.A. (Hon.) 1971 

OS 12

9

Emich, John Philip, Jr. M.A. (Hon.) 1971 

OS 12

9

Hornberger, Theodore M.A. (Hon.) 1971 

OS 12

9

Blank Diploma Template n.d. 

OS 12

10

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University of Pennsylvania Related Institutions and Organizations 

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Agnew, D. Haynes Membership certificate: D. Hayes Agnew Surgical Society 1888 

OS 13

1

Blaine, Walter G. Diploma of membership: John Guiteras Medical Society 1893 

OS 13

2

Blumenthal, Myron. Honors in Economics 1939 

 13

 

Blumenthal, Myron. Certificate of Distinction 1939 

 13

 

Braden, Frank Robert Membership Certificate to the John Ashhurst Surtical Society 1901   1.0 Item

 OS 14

 

Braden, Frank Robert Society of the Sigma Xi Diploma 1901   1.0 Item

 OS 14

 

Cadwalader, John Membership certificate: Society Philomathea 1821 

OS 13

3

Colket, Meredith Bright Certification of participating in the Olympic Games, 1900, Paris: University of Pennsylvania 1900 

OS 13

4

Corff, Meyer, M.D. School of Medicine Distinguished Senior Alumnus Certificate ca. 1980 

OS 13

4

Crawford, Rev. Samuel Wylie Honorary member cert.: Society Philomathea 1800 

OS 13

5

Crawford, Rev. Samuel Wylie Address from a class 1837 

OS 13

5

Crawford, Rev. Samuel Wylie Tribute from the first class 1839 

OS 13

5

Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: Society of the Alumni 1891 

OS 13

6

Curtin, Roland Gideon Certificate of Practical Anatomy course 

OS 13

6

Davis, Lemuel Howell Membership certificate: Phi Kappa Psi 1904 

OS 13

7

Dechert, Robert Membership certificate: Sphinx Senior Society 1915 

OS 13

8

Dechert, Robert Membership certificate: Delta Chapter of Pennsylvania 1915 

OS 13

8

Delancey, Rev. William Heathcote Honorary member cert.: Societas Zelosophica 1829 

OS 13

9

Edward C. Kirk Dental Society, Membership certificate, blank with signatures of the dental faculty (?): Edward C. Kirk Dental Society 1899 

OS 13

10

Fuller, R. Buckminster Certificate of Emeritus University Professor: University of Pennsylvania 1975 

OS 13

11

Glentworth, James B. Diploma: Academy of Philadelphia; UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1754 1819 

 

 

Goodfellow, Edward Membership certificate: Zelosophic Society 1845 

OS 13

12

Hays, I. Minis Membership certificate: Societas Philomathea 1866 

OS 13

13

Hays, Isaac Membership certificate: Societas Philomathea 1816 

OS 13

14

Houston, Samuel F. Varsity P Award: Penn Council on Athletics 1885 

OS 13

15

Klein, Laura Ruth Murray Award of Merit: Penn Alumni 1949 

OS 13

16

Klotz, John R. MacPherson Certificate of Varsity Track Team member: Penn Varsity Track Team 1908 

OS 13

16

Landis, Eugene Markey Penn Oliver Memorial Prize in ophthalmology n.d. 

OS 13

17

Ligget(t), Robert Charles Membership certificate: Phi Gamma Delta 1912 

OS 13

18

Ligget(t), Robert Charles Membership certificate: Societas Philomathea 1913 

OS 13

18

Macon, G.E. Membership certificate: Societas Phi-Delta, [Penn- related?] 1857 

OS 14

1

Mills, Albert Burd Membership certificate: Phi Gamma Delta 1906 

OS 14

3

Mills, Albert Burd Varsity P Award: University of Pennsylvania Athletic Association 1906 

OS 14

3

Mills, Albert Burd Varsity P Award: University of Pennsylvania Athletic Association 1907 

OS 14

3

Nichols, Roy Franklin Certificate of Honorary Membership: Philomathean Society 1958 

OS 14

4

Nichols, Roy Franklin Alumni Award of Merit: Penn General Alumni Society 1971 

OS 14

4

Norris, Isaac, Jr. Membership: Societas Philomathea 1852 

OS 14

4

Robins, Thomas Ellis Award: Delta Phi 1900 

OS 14

6

Robins, Thomas Ellis Membership certificate: Sphinx Senior Society 1903 

OS 14

6

Robins, Thomas Ellis appreciation for service as Manager of the Varsity Football Squad: Penn Athletic Association 1904 

OS 14

6

Robins, Thomas Ellis Membership certificate: Societas Philomathea 1904 

OS 14

6

Scarlett, Hunter Watt Certificate: Phi Gamma Delta 1904 

OS 14

7

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Membership certificate: Tau Sigma Delta 1881 

OS 14

8

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Penn Alumni Award of Merit: Penn Alumni 1936 

OS 14

8

Stewart, Douglas Honorary Varsity P Award: Penn Council on Athletics 1930 

OS 14

9

Stewart, Douglas Award of Merit: Penn Varsity Club 1938 

OS 14

9

Stewart, Douglas Award: Penn Alumni Soccer Club 1943 

OS 14

9

Stocker, Delmar H. Membership certificate: Psi Omega Dental Fraternity, Sigma Chapter 1909 

 OS 14

 

Stocker, Delmar H. Membership certificate: Medico-Chirurgical College, Department of Dentistry, Alumni Association 1909 

 OS 14

 

Stocker, Delmar H. Membership certificate: Societe Odontologique de France 1909 

 OS 14

 

Stocker, Delmar H. Membership certificate: Medico-Chirurgical College, Department of Dentistry, Society of Stomotology 1909 

 OS 14

 

Williams, Edwin Bucher Faculty Award: Friars Senior Society 1955 

OS 14

10

Williams, Edwin Bucher Distinguished Teacher Award: Lindback Foundation 1962 

OS 14

10

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Non-University of Pennsylvania Diplomas 

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Adair, Charles M.D: Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia 1870 

OS 15

1

Cooper, David E. Dental Doctoral Degree: Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia 1921 

OS 15

3

Davies, Wallace Evan A.B: Colgate University 1936 

OS 15

5

Davies, Wallace Evan A.M.: Harvard University 1937 

OS 15

5

Davies, Wallace Evan Ph.D.: Harvard University 1946 

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5

Davis, William G. M.D.: Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia 1911 

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Emich, John Philip, Jr. B.S.: Muhlenberg College 1940 

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Emich, John Philip, Jr. M.D.: Temple University 1943 

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Emich, John Philip, Jr. M.S. (Obstetrics and Gynecology): Temple University 1949 

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Fernald, Merritt Caldwell Diploma: West Philadelphia High School 1923 

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Fernald, Robert Heywood A.M.: Columbia University 1901 

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Fernald, Robert Heywood Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering: Maine State College 1892 

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Fernald, Robert Heywood Degree of Mechanical Engineer: Case School of Applied Science 1898 

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Fernald, Robert Heywood diploma: Orono (Maine) High School 1888 

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3

Fernald, Robert Heywood Ph.D.: Columbia University 1902 

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3

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Legum Doctorem: Villanova College 1912 

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4

Harnwell, Gaylord Probasco B.S.: Haverford College 1924 

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Hill, George William Doctorem in Legibus: Columbia College 1894 

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Hill, George William Legum Doctoris (Mathesi): Princeton University 1896 

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Jones, Joel A.B. (photocopy): Yale College 1817 

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Maker, Andrew James M.D.: Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia 1887 

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Marshall, John B. M.D. (hon.): Medical College of Pennsylvania 1840 

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Nichols, Alice Jeannette Paddock A.B.: Knox College 1913 

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Nichols, Alice Jeannette Paddock A.M.: Columbia University 1919 

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Nichols, Alice Jeannette Paddock Diploma: Maine Township High School 1908 

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Nichols, Alice Jeannette Paddock Doctor of Laws: Knox College 1951 

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Nichols, Alice Jeannette Paddock Ph.D.: Columbia Univeristy 1923 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Certificate of merit: 13th Ave. Grammar School 1907 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Certificate of merit (two): 13th Ave. Grammar School 1908 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Certificate of merit: 13th Ave. Grammar School 1910 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Graduation certificate: Barringer High School 1914 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin A.M.: Rutgers College 1919 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Doctor of Letters: Franklin and Marshall College 1937 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Doctor of Letters: Rutgers College, Doctor of Letters 1941 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Doctor of Letters: Muhlenberg College 1956 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Honorary Degree of Doctor of Pedagogy: Susquehanna University 1964 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Ph.D.: Columbia University 1923 

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Penniman, Hosmer Penniman Certificate of having completed the course of Classical Study: Norwich Free Academy 1880 

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Penniman, Hosmer Penniman A.B.: Yale College 1884 

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Penniman, Hosmer Penniman Doctor of Letters: Franklin and Marshall Academy 1914 

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Penniman, James H. Diploma (Annual Examination): Public Schools of Washington 1871 

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Penniman, James H. Diploma (Annual Examination): Public Schools of Washington 1873 

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Penniman, James L. (James H.?) Diploma (Annual Examination): Public Schools of Washington 1874 

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1

Penniman, James Lanman A.B.: Yale College 1853 

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Penniman, James Lanman A.M.: Yale College 1856 

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Penniman, Josiah Harmar Certification of three years of Theological Study: Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church 1893 

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Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Laws: University of Alabama 1906 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Laws: Washington College (Maryland) 1907 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Laws: Ursinus College 1920 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Laws: Juniata College 1925 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Laws: Franklin and Marshall College 1929 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Laws: Lafayette College 1933 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Laws: Lehigh University 1934 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Letters: Swarthmore College 1924 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Doctor of Letters: Muhlenberg College 1929 

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2

Richards, Alfred Newton Doctor of Science: Yale University 1932 

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Rogers, Henry Darwin L.L.D.: Trinity College (Dublin) 1857 

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6

Sarkis, Gleazar Der M.D.: Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia 1902 

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Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Doctor of Letters: Haverford College 1925 

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Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Doctor of Letters: Muhlenberg College 1925 

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8

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Doctor of Letters: Princeton University 1934 

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8

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Doctor of Letters: Ursinus College 1934 

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8

Shaaber, Matthias Adam diploma: Reading High School 1914 

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7

Stewart, Francis Edward Doctor of Pharmacy: Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia 1915 

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Thompson, Eleanor Wolf Ph. D: Columbia University 1946 

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Watson, Nathaniel diploma: Medical College of Pennsylvania 1846 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Diploma: Reading High School 1910 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Diploma (French course): International Correspondence Schools 1910 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Diploma (German course): International Correspondence Schools 1915 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Diploma (Italian course): International Correspondence Schools 1915 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Diploma (Spanish course): International Correspondence Schools 1922 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Diploma of French: University of Dijon and Alliance Française 1911 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Doctor of Letters: Bucknell University 1959 

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8

Williams, Edwin Bucher Honorary doctoral degree: University Montpellier (France) 1946 

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8

Wormley, Theodore G. M.D.: Philadelphia Medical College 1849 

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6

Young, John Richardson A.B.: College of New Jersey (Princeton University) 1799 

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Non-University of Pennsylvania Certificates 

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Adair, Charles H Certificate: Board of Examiners, State of California 1876 

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Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin C. Citation (attached is an envelope containing a metal plate inscribed with "University of Pennsylvania" ): American Field Service in France 1918 

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Chovet, Abraham Fellowship cert.: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1787 

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2

Christmann, Jr., Charles Frederick West Philadelphia High School 1925 

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Curtin, Roland Gideon Certification: Philadelphia Hospital Residency 1868 

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Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: Philadelphia County Medical Society 1879 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Life Member certificate: Groton (CT) Monument Association 1881 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Medical Registration Fee receipt: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1881 

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Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: England Society of Pennsylvania 1883 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Fellowship cert.: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1884 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Life Member certificate: Mutual Aid Association 1888 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: Medical Club of Philadelphia 1900 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: American Academy of Medicine 1901 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: Lincoln Monument Association 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association 

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4

Curtin, Roland Gideon Membership certificate: Blockley Medical Society 

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4

Duffield, Samuel Fellowship cert.: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1787 

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4

Emich, John Philip, Jr. Residency certification: Temple University Hospital 1944 

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Emich, John Philip, Jr. Membership certificate: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1952 

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1

Emich, John Philip, Jr. Certificate. of proficiency: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1953 

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1

Emich, John Philip, Jr. Membership certificate: Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine 1958 

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Emich, John Philip, Jr. Diplomate Member certificate: Pan American Medical Association 1964 

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1

Fernald, Robert Heywood Membership certificate: Civil Engineers' Club of Cleveland 1897 

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Fernald, Robert Heywood Associate membership certificate: American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1900 

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3

Fernald, Robert Heywood Membership certificate: Phi Kappa Phi (Univ. of Maine) 1901 

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Fernald, Robert Heywood Membership certificate: American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1903 

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3

Fernald, Robert Heywood appreciation of his services as Chairman of the Philadelphia Section: American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1915 

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3

Fernald, Robert Heywood Professional Engineer certificate: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1922 

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3

Fernald, Robert Heywood Silver Medal Award: Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition 1926 

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3

Fernald, Robert Heywood Membership certificate: Greater Pennsylvania Council 1931 

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3

Fernald, Robert Heywood Certification of designation as a delegate to the 3rd World Power Conference and 2nd Congress of the International: Department of State, Commission on Large Dams 1936 

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3

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Membership certificate: Philadelphia County Medical Society 1881 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus License to practice: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical Council 1895 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus License to practice in New Jersey: State Board of Medical Examiners of New Jersey 1898 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Resident membership certificate: Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia 1902 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Fellowship cert.: Melvin Marcus Franklin, New York Academy of Medicine 1910 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Commission as First Lieutenant in the Medical Reserve Corps of the Army of the United States: President of the United States of America 1912 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Membership certificate: Northern Medical Association of Philadelphia 1912 

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Franklin, Melvin Marcus Commission as Major in the Medical Section, Officers' Reserve Corps of the Army of the United States: President of the United States of America 1917 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Commission as Passed Assistant Surgeon in the Reserve of the United States Public Health Service: President of the United States of America 1919 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Commission as Surgeon in the Reserve of the United States Public Health Service: President of the United States of America 1920 

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4

Franklin, Melvin Marcus Membership certificate: The Military Order of the World War 1921 

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Franklin, Melvin Marcus Fellowship cert. (surgeon): New York Academy of Medicine 1935 

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Franklin, Melvin Marcus Fellowship cert. (orthopedic surgeon): New York Academy of Medicine 1938 

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4

Freichler, Samuel K., Certification of attending hospital practice for 1 year: Pennsylvania Hospital 1854 

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5

Gibbon, Quinton License to practice in New Jersey: Medical Society of New Jersey 1834 

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Gillet, Joseph Eugene Membership certificate: Hispanic Society of America 1957 

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2

Gilmour, Samuel Baird License to practice: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical Council 1899 

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3

Goodfellow, Edward, Fellowship cert.: American Philosophical Society 1871 

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4

Gourdin, Samuel Certificate of having attended the medical practice at the Hospital: Pennsylvania Hospital 1852 

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Hagner, George Frederic Membership certificate: Academy of Natural Sciences of PhiladelphiaHagner, George Frederic Membership certificate; UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1796 1815 

 

 

Hays, Isaac Membership certificate: Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1818 

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Hays, Isaac Honorary member cert.: Baltimore Medical Society 1821 

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7

Hays, Isaac Fellowship cert.: American Philosophical Society 1830 

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7

Hays, Isaac Fellowship cert.: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1836 

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7

Hays, Isaac Honorary member cert.: Georgia Historical Society 1840 

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7

Hays, Isaac Correspondence member cert.: Medical Society of Hamburg 1841 

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7

Hays, Isaac Honorary member cert.: Medical Society of the State of New York 1842 

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Hays, Isaac Membership certificate?: Medical Society of Hamburg 1843 

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7

Hays, Isaac Membership certificate: Rhode Island Medical Society 1858 

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Hays, Isaac Membership certificate: Washington Association of Philadelphia 

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Hill, George William Fellowship cert.: American Philosophical Society 1903 

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Hill, George William Associé d La Section des Sciences, Math et. Physiques: Royale Academy 1909 

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8

Hill, George William Membership certificate: Videnskabs Selskabet 1910 

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8

Hill, George William Membership certificate: Academy of Science in Rome 1913 

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Hinson, Eugene Theodore License to practice: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical Council 1898 

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9

Holt, John H. Membership certificate: Medical College of the State of Maryland 1824 

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10

Horning, Lewis Certificate of having attended medical practice at the Alms House for six months: Philadelphia Alms House 1824 

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11

Horning, Lewis Certificate of having attended medical practice at the Hospital for one season: Pennsylvania Hospital 1824 

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11

Humphrey, Charles H. Certificate of attending one course in the Institute: Philadelphia Medical Institute 1831 

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12

Kelso, Joseph Certification of attending practice at the Hospital: Pennsylvania Hospital 1796 

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2

Kelso, Joseph Membership certificate: Philadelphia Medical Society 1796 

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2

Langhorne, John Wesley Honorary member cert.: Philadelphia Medical Society 1833 

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Lewis, Julia Foulke Membership certificate: Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1882 

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Lincoln, Benjamin Certification of attending practice: Pennsylvania Hospital 1812 

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Long, Orville Smith: James Truman Dental Society 1910 

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Marshall, John Certificate: Georg Augusts University, Germany 1879 

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Marshall, John Certificate (Studien und Sittenzeugnis): University of Tübbingen, Germany 1882 

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5

Marchall, John Resolution of faculty on retirement: University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School 1922 

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5

Martin, Charles Honorary member cert.: Philadelphia Medical Society 1833 

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Morris, John Membership certificate: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1787 

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Nelson, Mann Page Honorary member cert.: Philadelphia Medical Society 1822 

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9

Nichols, Alice Jeannette Paddock Life Member certificate: American Historical Association 1928 

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10

Nichols, Roy Franklin Life Member certificate: Free and Accepted Masons, Bunting Lodge 

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11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Certificate of merit: Barringer High School 1911 

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11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Membership certificate: Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 1917 

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11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Life Member certificate: American Historical Association 1927 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Certificate of appreciation of participation in the celebration of 150th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution: Pennsylvania Constitution Commemoration Committee 1938 

 

 

Nichols, Roy Franklin Membership certificate: American Philosophical Society 1945 

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11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Membership certificate: Phi Alpha Theta, 1946 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin Pennsylvania Patriot designation: Historical Foundation of Pennsylvania 1961 

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11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters: University of Chattannoga 1966 

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Nichols, Roy Franklin 1967 Pennsylvania Award for Excellence: Governor's Committee of 100,000 Pennsylvanians for the Promotion of Economic Growth 1967 

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11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Membership certificate: Graduate History Society of the University of Pennsylvania 1967 

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11

Nichols, Roy Franklin Commission as member of the Archives Advisory Council: General Services Administration 1968 

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11

O'Neill, Jacob S. Membership certificate: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1852 

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12

Parke, William E. Residency Certificate Philadelphia Hospital 1887 

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Penniman, Josiah Harmar Fellowship cert.: American Philosophical Society 1901 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Membership certificate: Founders and Patriots of America 1926 

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2

Penniman, Josiah Harmar Decoration of Chevalier: Legion of Honor (France) 1934 

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2

Pile, Charles Henry Certification of attending practice at the Hospital: Pennsylvania Hospital 1861 

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3

Price, Joseph In memoriam: Alameda County Medical Association 1911 

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3

Randolph, Jacob Membership certificate: Philadelphia Medical Society 1817 

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4

Randolph, Jacob Membership certificate: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1839 

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4

Richards, Alfred Newton Membership certificate: National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 1927 

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Richards, Alfred Newton Award of the John Scott Medal: The City of Philadelphia 1934 

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5

Richards, Alfred Newton Membership certificate: College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1936 

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5

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Fellowship cert.: American Philosophical Society 1902 

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Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Award of Merit: Shakespearean Society of Germany 1914 

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8

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel Membership certificate: Trollope Society 

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8

Seybert, Adam: American Medical Society; UPA 3, Pre-1820, No 1798 1793 

 

 

Seybert, Adam [missing, March 14, 2001] 1813 

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Sharpless, Ashbridge Certificate of proficiency: Germantown Academy 1915 

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Smith, Malcolm Norman Commission to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve: U.S. Navy 1942 

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10

Stewart, Francis Edward Honorary member cert., 1912 (2?): Pharmacotheca Society of Materia Medica of the Medico-Chirurgical College 

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Thompson, David J. license to practice: State of Illinois Supreme Court 1890 

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Turner, William H. Diploma: Therapeutic Institute of Philadelphia 1836 

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University of Pennsylvania, Affiliated Class C Club membership certificate to Penn ROTC Rifle and Pistol Club: National Rifle Association of America 1947 

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University of Pennsylvania, Affiliated Class C Club membership certificate to Penn Women's Rifle Club: National Rifle Association of America 1950 

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University of Pennsylvania, Membership certificate to the University as an Educational Associate: Institute of International Education 1951 

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Watson, Nathaniel Membership certificate: Philadelphia Medical Society 1824 

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Watson, Nathaniel Membership certificate: Medical College of Pennsylvania 1846 

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Weeden (Wheeden), John E. Certification of one-year attendance at the Hospital: Pennsylvania Hospital 1833 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Membership certificate: Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine 1919 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Fellowship cert.: American Philosophical Society 1955 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Corresponding member cert.: Hispanic Society of America 1958 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Membership certificate, (two copies, one sealed): Hispanic Society of America 1965 

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Williams, Edwin Bucher Membership certificate: North American Academy of the Spanish Language 1974 

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8

Young, Jesse Membership certificate: Philadelphia Medical Society 1823 

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Young, John Richardson Membership certificate: Cliosophic Society of the College of New Jersey (Princeton) 1799 

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Young, John Richardson Certification as one of original Founders: American Linnean Society 1803 

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Young, John Richardson Membership certificate: Philadelphia Medical Society 1803 

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