The bulk of the collection consists of scrapbooks containing clippings published on the event of Childs's death and shortly after it. Most of the clippings document Childs's life, his illness and death, his funeral, and the transfer of ownership of the Ledger to George W. Childs Drexel. The rest of the collection consists of publications about Childs, memorial addresses in his honor, and some correspondence, including a letter signed by President Grover Cleveland from 1891. Although much of the material is from the 1890s, an 1845 book by Childs for teaching children to draw and a few twentieth-century items about Childs are included in the collection
Engraving of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe by C.A. Schwerdgebuth. Dimensons: Graphic 24.8 x 20.9 cm ; Sheet 29.2 x 22 cm. Caption: "Goethe. Nach dem Leben gezeichnet und gestochen von C.A. Schwerdgeburth. Weimar, 1832.".
Hahnemann University's long history began in 1848 with the founding of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. Over the years, the institution evolved in many ways, eventually becoming Hahnemann University and, later, the Drexel University College of Medicine. In the mid- to late-twentieth century, with the decline of homeopathy, Hahnemann re-invented itself as a nationally known academic medical center with prominence in cardiac surgery and cardiology, oncology, transplantation, training of non-physician health professionals, community health, and community mental health. This expertise led to many firsts for Hahnemann, including international advances in cardiac surgery. The Hahnemann University Academic Affairs records house the files of Hahnemann University and date from 1848 to 2009. The collection consists of annual and accreditation reports; minutes, memoranda, and correspondence from various committees, councils, and departments; records of student life and research; ... Read More
The Hahnemann University Photograph Collection is a compilation of photographic material from many of the collections that reside at the Drexel University College of Medicine archives. Series I -- III, Founding and Homeopathy, focus on the people involved with Hahnemann in the beginning as well as images of documents produced by the college and hospital. Matriculation cards and diplomas are two examples. Also included are images of the man for which the organization is named: Samuel Hahnemann. Most of the collection (Series IV -- VII) deals with the buildings that have housed the college and the hospital over its 150+ year history. Hahnemann college and hospital moved several times in Center City Philadelphia, and each location is documented with images. Photographs of hospital departments, taken over time, populate Series VIII. This series also includes images of the equipment, apparatus, and procedures used and performed in those departments. Series IX is the final series, and it ... Read More
Papers of Hannah Longshore (Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania 1852) and her family, including daughter Lucretia Blankenburg and her husband Rudolf Blankenburg. Includes photographs, clippings, diplomas, autobiographical and briographical material, memorabilia, testimonials, political poster, class lecture tickets, programs and ephemera
The collection consists of records from Dr. Godfrey's term as president of Drexel and shortly thereafter, including his publications and manuscripts, speeches, and correspondence. The majority of the records are dated 1914-1922, except for a small number of newspaper clippings from later in Dr. Godfrey's career, presumably collected by the Office of the President
The collection contains correspondence, including a series of letters between Godfrey and the poet Vachel Lindsay; Dr. Godfrey's publications, manuscripts, and speeches; administrative records from the Engineering Economics Foundation; and publications collected by Dr. Godfrey, including pamphlets and periodicals dealing with economics, national security, and the Jewish "threat.".
This collection contains correspondence and pamphlets documenting Howard Pyle's time as an instructor in the school of illustration at Drexel. It also includes publications and other printed matter written about Pyle after his death in 1911
Photographs depicting Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania (WMCP), 1930 commencement (the first year in the "new" building, and commencement, 1957-59. Five postcards from Emilie Bretthauer (WMCP 1904) sent from China where she was a medical missionary, 1906 and undated; three postcards of archival photographs from the Archives collection, produced by the Archives in 1982