Drexel University
This collection consists of Mr. Hicks's diploma from Drexel, dated 1927; a black-and-white photograph of the Golden Gate Bridge, dated Christmas 1937, which accompanied the diploma; and a photo album containing black-and-white photos of the construction of St. Johns Bridge. The photos are dated 1930 and 1931 and portray the workers who built the bridge, general shots of the bridge, and construction details
Drexel University
The collection contains items related to the Drexel family found in the Drexel University Archives in 2005. The majority of the collection contains newspaper clippings and scrapbooks related to the Drexel family in the twentieth century, but the collection also includes genealogical charts, legal and financial documents, and photographs. Items dating from the nineteenth century include Francis Martin Drexel's diary, memorial books, and a small collection of letters
Drexel University
This collection documents the activities and members of Drexel's Pennsylvania Zeta chapter of Tau Beta Pi from its founding in 1930 through 1987. It includes administrative materials such as the Tau Beta Pi bylaws, the Pennsylvania Zeta chapter charter, and publications and catalogs from the national office. The bulk of the collection consists of chronological files that document the year-by-year activities of Drexel's chapter; these files may contain correspondence, surveys submitted to the national office, and records of projects sponsored in that year. In addition, there is a set of index cards listing the names of Tau Beta Pi members, as well as a few un-awarded membership certificates and keys
Drexel University
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
Drexel University
Manuscript seemingly intended for a publisher as reference is made to "your readers." The writer thinks it will interes the receivers' readesr who are in sympathy with or taking an active part in the "elevation of women and securing to them their natural rights." Hannah W. Ellis, Hannah Longshore, Jane Myers and Ann Preston are discussed. The manuscript refers to the college as Female Medical College of Pennsylvania (Female was changed to Woman's in 1867) and references the Pennsylvania Medical University of Phialdelphia, which didn't exist until 1853, dating the manuscript between 1853 and 1867
Drexel University
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
Drexel University
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
Drexel University
Dr. Irena Grasberg Koprowska (born 1917) worked in pathology and participated in a study on the early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer: The American Cancer Society-Veterans Administration Cooperative Study for the Evaluation of Radiologic and Sputum Cytologic Screening in the Early Detection of Lung Cancer while working at Cornell University. The Irena Koprowska collection on American Cancer Society-Veterans Administration Lung Cancer Screening Study consists of correspondence, data sheets, supporting notes, and reports dating from 1958 to 1964. The collection also includes microscope slides and photographic prints of the microscope slides. The material focuses on the lung cancer screening study conducted from 1958 to 1868 by Dr. Irena Koprowska, in conjunction with Dr. George Papanicolaou's laboratory at Cornell, where she worked before coming to Hahnemann Medical College. The two co-authored a case report of the earliest diagnosis of lung cancer by a sputum smear. It was noted ... Read More
Drexel University
The collection consists of Dr. Matheson's correspondence, chiefly with faculty but also with students and parents of students, documenting the day-to-day administration of the Drexel Institute. Both incoming letters and copies of outgoing correspondence are included