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TICKETS TO THE HEALING ARTS:
MEDICAL LECTURE TICKETS OF THE 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES
Lecture Tickets

 

The 100 medical lecture tickets in this catalogue are organized alphabetically by institution and listed as follows:

Catalogue number
Name of institution (subsequent name or discontinuance if applicable)
Date of ticket
Name of issuer
Name of recipient
Subject

Catalogue numbers are cross-referenced using parentheses and italics, for example (12).

 

 

Index of Medical Lecture Tickets (alphabetically by institution)

 

A - B

  • Albany Medical College - 2 tickets

  • Alms House of Philadelphia (Philadelphia Hospital/Philadelphia General Hospital, discontinued) - 1 ticket

  • American Medical College of Cincinnati (Eclectic Medical Institute of Cincinnati, discontinued) - 1 ticket

     

  • Baltimore University School of Medicine (discontinued) - 1 ticket

  • Berkshire Medical Institution (discontinued) - 1 ticket

  • Boston City Hospital (Boston Medical Center) - 1 ticket

  • Brown University - 1 ticket

     

C

  • College of Philadelphia (University of Pennsylvania) - 5 tickets

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of the State of New York (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons) - 2 tickets

  • Columbus Medical College (merged with Starling Medical College) - 1 ticket

     

D - H

  • Dalhousie College and University - 1 ticket

     

  • Eclectic Medical College of Pennsylvania (discontinued) - 1 ticket

     

  • Harvard University - 7 tickets

  • Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania (Hahnemann/Drexel University) - 1 ticket

     

I - L

  • Infirmary for the Relief of the Ruptured Poor (discontinued) - 1 ticket

  • Iowa University College of Physicians and Surgeons (University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine) - 1 ticket

     

  • Jefferson Medical College - 4 tickets

     

  • Kentucky School of Medicine (University of Louisville School of Medicine) - 1 ticket

     

  • Louisville Marine Hospital - 1 ticket

     

M - N

  • Medical College of Ohio (University of Cincinnati College of Medicine) - 1 ticket

  • Medical Institute of Philadelphia - 1 ticket

  • Medical Institution of Yale College (Yale School of Medicine) - 1 ticket

  • Medical School of Maine at Bowdoin College (discontinued) - 1 ticket

  • Memphis Hospital Medical College (University of Tennessee College of Medicine) - 1 ticket

     

  • New Hampshire Medical Institution, Dartmouth College (Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth) - 1 ticket

  • New York Post-Graduate Medical School (New York University School of Medicine) - 1 ticket

     

P

  • Peale's Museum - 1 ticket

  • Pennsylvania Hospital (University of Pennsylvania Health System) - 3 tickets

  • Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (University of the Sciences) - 1 ticket

  • Philadelphia Dental College (Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University) - 1 ticket

  • Philadelphia School of Anatomy (merged into Philadelphia Polyclinic and College for Graduates in Medicine) - 1 ticket

  • Philadelphia Surgical Study - 1 ticket

  • Private - 4 tickets

     

R - University of Nashville

  • Rush Medical College (Rush University Medical Center) - 1 ticket

     

  • Southern Medical College (Emory University School of Medicine) - 1 ticket

  • Starling Medical College of Columbus (Ohio State University College of Medicine) - 1 ticket

     

  • Transylvania University (discontinued) - 1 ticket

     

  • University of Bishop’s College (McGill University Faculty of Medicine) - 1 ticket

  • University of Buffalo (School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo) - 1 ticket

  • University of the City of New York (New York University) - 1 ticket

  • University of Louisiana (Tulane University) - 1 ticket

  • University of Louisville - 1 ticket

  • University of Maryland - 2 tickets

  • University of Nashville (Vanderbilt University) - 1 ticket

     

University of Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3)

  • University of Pennsylvania - 36 tickets (including 6 tickets bound together and counted as 1)

 

University of Vermont - W

  • University of Vermont - 2 tickets

     

  • Western Reserve College (Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine) - 1 ticket

  • Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania (Drexel University College of Medicine) - 1 ticket

 

CONTENTS:

Introduction

Provenance

Ticket Anatomy and Physiology

Historical Narrative

Lecture Tickets:

A - B (1   -  8)
C (9   -  16)
D - H (17 -  26)
I - L (27 -  34)
M - N (35 -  41)
P (42 -  53)
R - U (54 -  65)
University of Pennsylvania:
Page 1 (66 -  76)
Page 2 (77 -  86)
Page 3 (87 -  96)
U - W (97 -  100)

Index A: Penn

Index B: Other Institutions

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