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  • Abernethy, Mr., 178
  • Abrogation of College charter, 89
  • Accessory course of lectures, 191
  • Ad eundem footing, 105, 148
  • Advertisement of Dr. Shippen with regard to midwifery, 113
  • Agnew, Dr. D. Hayes, 196
  • Albinus, 31
  • Aldricks, Director, 22
  • Allen, Dr. Harrison, 193
  • Almshouse, 196
  • Alston, Dr., of Edinburgh, 78
  • American Philosophical Society, History of, 32
  • American Society, 32
  • American Medical Society, 222
  • American Journal of Medical Sciences, 178
  • Anatomy, Dr. Cadwalader’s lectures on, 40
  • Dr. Hunter, of Newport, lectures on, 40
  • Dr. Shippen’s lectures on, 40
  • Announcement of Dr. Shippen’s lectures in 1862, 40
  • First, of the medical lectures in the College, 1765, 66
  • lectures of 1767, 61
  • Auxiliary Faculty, 191
  • Bachelor of Medicine, degree of, conferred by College in 1768, 68
  • conferred in New York in 1769, 68
  • abolition of degree of, 98
  • Baldwin, Dr. William, 131
  • Bard, Dr. John, 29, 30
  • Bard, Dr. Samuel, 68
  • Barthez, doctrines of, 176
  • Barton, Dr. Benjamin Smith, appointed Professor of Natural History and Botany, 93
  • elected Professor of Materia Medica, 103
  • elected to the Chair of Practice, 125
  • sketch of his life, 126

  • Barton, Dr. William P. C., 130, 135
  • Bartram, John, 33
  • William, 90
  • Beck, Dr., on medical honors, 67
  • Bell, Dr. John, of Philadelphia, 157
  • John, of Edinburgh, 186
  • Sir Charles, 186
  • Bigelow, Dr. Jacob, 130
  • Black, Dr. Joseph, 85
  • Boerhaave, 30
  • Bond, Dr. Thomas, 29, 30, 91
  • letter to the Committee of Safety, 88
  • clinical lectures in the Pennsylvania Hospital, 57
  • Bond, Dr. Phineas, 29, 33
  • Borgetta, Dr. Maria Bernardus, 91
  • Botany, Dr. Kuhn appointed Professor of, 65
  • Botanical Garden, Bartram's, 130
  • of the University, 135
  • Cadwalader, Dr. Thomas, 29, 31
  • Caldwell, Dr. Charles, 198
  • Carson, Dr. John, elected Professor of Chemistry, 101
  • Dr. Joseph, elected Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy, 179
  • Caldwell, Dr. Charles, 135
  • Chalmers, Dr., 25
  • Chapman, Dr. Nathaniel, appointed with Dr. James to teach obstetrics, 115
  • appointed Professor of Materia Medica, 125
  • appointed Professor of Practice, 13
  • sketch of his life, 172
  • Church, Dr. John, 198
  • Clayton, Dr., 25
  • Clossy, Dr. Samuel, 68
  • Clinical instruction, 195
  • in Hospital, 196
  • in Almshouse, 196
  • Colden, Cadwallader, 25


  • Coleman, William, 33
  • College of Philadelphia, foundation of, 62
  • revival of, 92
  • union of with the University, 97
  • of Physicians, 221
  • Colman, Rev. Benjamin, 21
  • Colonists of North America, 18
  • Commencement of 1768, 69
  • of 1769, 71
  • of 1771, 75
  • Cooper, Dr. Thomas, 135
  • Sir Astley, 186
  • Coxe, Dr. John Redman, elected Professor of Chemistry, 108
  • transferred to the Chair of Materia Medica, 142
  • sketch of his life, 156
  • Cullen, Dr. William, 82, 128
  • Cummings, Dr., 198
  • Currie, Dr. James, 45
  • Darlington, Dr. William, 130
  • De Lancey, Rev. Wm. H., Provost, 210
  • Degree of M. B., College of Philadelphia, 67
  • of M. D., 71
  • of M. D., University of Edinburgh, 80
  • Degrees in Pharmacy, 145
  • in Medicine, 66
  • rules for 59, 95, 117
  • Des Cartes, 122
  • De Costa, Dr. Joannes Franciscus, 91
  • Dewees, Dr. William P., appointed Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics, 148
  • elected Professor of, 163
  • sketch of his life, 161
  • Difficulties of filling the professorships in the University in 1781-82, 90
  • Dispensary, Philadelphia, 102
  • Clinics, 202
  • Dorsey, John Syng, elected to the Chair of Materia Medica, 133
  • elected to the Chair of Anatomy, 142
  • sketch of his life, 142
  • Drummond, Mr., 78
  • Early medical teaching, 39
  • Edinburgh, foundation of the University of, 79
  • Effects of the American Revolution on the College, 85
  • Evans, Dr. Cadwalader, 29
  • Ewing, Rev. Dr. John, Provost, 90
  • Examinations for degrees, 68
  • mode of, 115

  • Faculty, Medical, of College in 1769-70, 75
  • Faculty of University in 1835, 164
  • 1869, 193
  • of University of Edinburgh in 1768, 85
  • Fees in College for medical instruction, 65
  • Fothergill, Dr. John, 37-41
  • Foulke. Dr. John, 89
  • Fox, Dr. George, case of Cæsarean section, 188
  • Franklin, Dr., 33, 52
  • Garden, Dr., 25
  • Garden, Botanical, 130, 135
  • Gastric origin of fever, 178
  • Gaubius, 31
  • Gerhard, Dr. William, 202
  • Gibson, Dr. William, appointed Professor of Surgery, 144
  • sketch of his life, 185
  • Mr. Joseph, 111
  • Godfrey, Thomas, 33
  • Godman, Dr. John D., 178
  • Gordon, Thomas F., 22
  • Graduates first in Medicine, 69
  • Graduation, rules for, 117
  • Graeme, Dr. Thomas, 29, 36
  • Gratuitous studentships, 146
  • Gregory, Dr. John, 83, 85
  • Green Box, 116
  • Green House, Dr. Barton’s, 131
  • Green Room, 199
  • Griffitts, Dr. Samuel P., appointed Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy, 93
  • sketch of his life, 102
  • Hare, Dr. Robert, appointed Professor of Chemistry, 142
  • sketch of his life, 165
  • Hartshorne, Dr. Henry, 193
  • Hayden, Dr. F. V., 193
  • Hays, Dr. Isaac, 178
  • Hewson, Mr. William, 48
  • Dr. Thomas T., 135
  • Hodge, Dr. Hugh L., appointed Professor of Obstetrics, 160
  • resignation of, 189
  • Home, Dr. Francis, 85
  • Honors, first medical, 66
  • Hooper, Dr., 31
  • Hope, Dr. John, 85
  • Hopkinson, Thomas, 33
  • Horner, Dr. William E., appointed Assistant to Dr. Physic, 144
  • appointed Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, 144


  • Horner, Dr. William E., appointed Professor of Anatomy, 149
  • sketch of his life, 182
  • Horsfield, Dr. Thomas, 131
  • Hosack, Dr. David, on medical honors, 67
  • Hospital, Pennsylvania, 36
  • Howard, Thomas, 21
  • Hunter, Dr. William, of Newport, 40
  • Dr. William, of Loudon, 48
  • Mr. John, 48
  • Hutchinson, Dr. James, elected Professor of Chemistry and Materia Medica in the University, 94
  • sketch of his life, 99
  • Instruction, clinical, 195
  • Jackson, Dr. Samuel, appointed Assistant Professor, 149
  • elected Professor of the Institutes, 160
  • resignation of, 189
  • James, Dr. Thomas Chalkley, elected Professor of Midwifery, 114
  • sketch of his life, 154
  • Johnson, Dr. William P., 202
  • Kalm, Professor, 24
  • Kearsley, Dr. John, 28
  • Dr. John, Jr., 29
  • Kuhn, Dr. Adam, elected Prof. of Materia Medica and Botany, 64
  • elected Professor of Practice in the University, 93
  • sketch of his life, 64
  • La Roche, Dr. René, 53
  • Lecture term altered, 171
  • Lectures, Dr. Shippen’s, 40
  • clinical, in Hospital, 57, 194
  • in Almshouse, 196
  • of Dr. Smith, Provost, 62
  • accessory course, 191
  • Leib, Dr., 197
  • Leidy, Dr. Joseph, elected Professor of Anatomy, 185
  • Letsom, Dr., 127
  • Leyden, University of, 30, 80
  • Lining, Dr., of S. C., 25
  • Location of Almshouse, 199
  • of College buildings, 205
  • of University buildings, 207
  • Logan, James, 40
  • Magill, Mr., 78
  • McKenzie, Dr., 49
  • McClung, Dr. James, 90
  • Mease, Dr. James, 145

  • Medal awarded to Dr. Morgan, 58
  • Medical teaching in America, first, 39
  • Middleton, Dr. Peter, 24, 68
  • Midwifery, separation from Anatomy, 144
  • Miller, Dr. Edward, 178
  • Mitchell, Dr., of Virginia, 25
  • Mobs in Edinburgh and Philadelphia, 81
  • Monro, Mr. Alexander, 78
  • Monteith, Dr., 78
  • Moore, Dr. Samuel Preston, 36
  • Morgagni, 46
  • Morgan’s, Dr. John, Address, 44
  • elected the Professor of Theory and Practice of Physic, 53
  • sketch of his life, 44
  • death of, 93
  • Moyes’, Dr., lectures, 102
  • Museum, Wistar and Horner, 140, 184
  • Nancrede, Dr. Joseph, case of Cæsarean section, 188
  • National Pharmacopœia, 103
  • Natural History, Dr. Barton appointed Professor of in College, 93
  • Natural Science professorships, 135
  • Newcomb, Mr. Daniel, permitted to attend lectures on ad eundem footing, 105
  • Norris, Dr. George W., elected Clinical Professor, 203
  • North American Medical and Surgical Journal, 178
  • Number of professorships in 1811, 116
  • Nuttall, Mr. Thomas, 128
  • Obstetrics, separation from Anatomy, 110
  • estimation of in Europe, 110
  • instruction on, in Scotland and England, 111
  • Dr. Thomas C. James elected Professor of, 114
  • made essential for a degree, 115
  • Owen, Dr. Griffith, 27
  • Parsons, William, 33
  • Patterson, Dr. Robert M., 32
  • Penn, William, 26
  • Penn, Thomas, Esq., letter to the Trustees of the College of Philadelphia, 50
  • Penrose, Dr. R. A. F., elected Professor of Obstetrics, &c., 189
  • Pepper, Dr. William, elected Professor of Practice, 188
  • sketch of his life, 189
  • Petersen, Jan, of Alfendolft, 22


  • Petition to the Legislature with regard to irregular practitioners, 106
  • Pharmacopoeia, National, 108
  • Philadelphia Journal of the Medical and Physical Sciences, 198
  • Medical and Physical Journal, 182
  • Physicians, first, of Philadelphia, 26
  • Physic, Professorship of Theory and Practice instituted, 63
  • Physick, Dr. Philip Syng, elected Professor of Surgery, 104
  • resignation, and sketch of his life, 149
  • Pictures, anatomical, donation of by Dr. Fothergill to Pennsylvania Hospital, 41
  • Plummer, Dr. Andrew, 78
  • Potterfield, Dr., 79
  • Potts, Dr. Jonathan, letter, 87
  • graduation, 69-75
  • Priestley, Dr. Joseph, refusal to accept the Chair of Chemistry, 101
  • Publication of Dr. Cullen’s lectures on Materia Medica, and First Lines, in Philadelphia, 84
  • Pursh, Frederick, Mr., 126
  • Qualifications for the Professorship of Chemistry, letter from Faculty, 108
  • for the Bachelor’s degree in medicine, 60
  • for the degree of Doctor of Medicine, 60, 96
  • for the degree of M. D. in the University of Edinburgh, 80
  • Rae, Dr. John, 85
  • Ramsay, Dr. David, 72, 90, 124
  • Randolph, Dr. Jacob, elected Clinical Professor, 203
  • Redman, Dr John, 29, 36, 53
  • Reese, Dr. John J., 193
  • Repeal of the act of the Legislature abrogating the charter of the College, 91
  • Revolution, effects of the American, on the College, 86
  • Rhodes, Samuel, 33
  • Riollay, Dr. Francis, 178
  • Rogers, Dr. James 6., elected Professor of Chemistry, 181
  • sketch of his life, 182
  • Rogers, Dr. Robert E., elected Prof. of Chemistry, 182
  • Rules for the government of the Medical School of the College, 69
  • Rush, Dr. Benjamin, elected Professor of Chemistry, 71

  • Rush, Dr. Benjamin, elected Professor of Theory and Practice in the College, 93
  • elected Professor of Theory and Practice of Institutes and Clinical Medicine in the University, 104
  • sketch of his life, 122
  • Rutherford, Dr. John, 78
  • Sargent, John, Esq., medal, 68
  • Services of the Medical Professors and graduates in the American Revolution, 87
  • Sewell, Dr. Thomas, 21
  • on medical honors, 67
  • Shippen, Dr. William, Sr., 29, 53
  • Dr. William, Jr., application for professorship, and election, 55
  • sketch of his life, 84
  • death of, 105
  • Shoeff, 25
  • Silliman, Dr., 165
  • Sinclair, Dr. Andrew, 78
  • Smellie, Dr., 112
  • Smith, Dr. William, Provost, 62
  • reappointment, 92
  • Dr. James, 68
  • Smith, Dr. Henry H., elected Professor of Surgery, 188
  • Smith, Dr. Francis Gurney, elected Professor of Institutes, 189
  • Mr. Robert, Professor of Obstetrics in Edinburgh, 111
  • Society, American Philosophical, 32
  • American, 34
  • American Medical, 222
  • Philadelphia Medical, 222
  • Somers, Dr., 31
  • Stacy, Mahlon, 19
  • Stillé, Dr. Alfred, elected Professor of Theory and Practice, etc., 191
  • Story, Thomas, 27
  • Studentships, gratuitous, 146
  • Surgery separated from Anatomy, 104
  • Tennent, Dr., of Virginia, 26
  • Dr. John V. B., 68
  • Thatcher, Dr. Thomas, 21
  • on medical and clerical professions, 21
  • Theses, 76, 126
  • Thomas, Gabriel, 19, 23, 25
  • Thomson’s, Dr. John, Life of Dr. Cullen, 83
  • Tilton, Dr. James, 87, 90
  • Trustees, Medical, of College in 1765, 63
  • in 1868, 53


  • University of Edinburgh, 77
  • of the State of Pennsylvania, 89
  • of Pennsylvania, 97
  • of Maryland, 187
  • buildings, 207
  • Von Soemmering, 140
  • Welcome, Ship, 26
  • Whytt, Dr. Robert, 82
  • Williams, Rev. Nathaniel, 21
  • Wilson, Rev. Matthew, 22
  • Wistar, Dr. Caspar, elected Professor of Chemistry and Institutes in the College, 93

  • Wistar, Dr. Casper, elected Professor of Anatomy, 107
  • sketch of his life, 135
  • Wood, Dr. George B., elected Professor of Materia Medica, 160
  • elected Professor of Practice, etc., 179
  • resignation of, 188
  • Dr. Horatio, 193
  • Woodhouse, Dr. James, elected Professor of Chemistry, 102
  • sketch of his life, 107
  • Young, Dr. Thomas, 85, 111
  • Zachary, Dr. Lloyd, 29, 36