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 subject files compiled by President Creese on individuals associated with Drexel University, academic departments and administrative committees, national committees or organizations, and subjects or issues of interest. Formats include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and brochures. Dr. Creese's speeches, fundraising efforts during his tenure, and the administrative history of the university are particularly well documented
Drexel University
The bulk of the records are correspondence; the collection also contains a copy of MacAlister's book, Manual Training in the Philadelphia Public Schools; addresses and a set of lectures by Dr. MacAlister; a brief set of financial records; and Dr. MacAlister's personal notebook. The correspondence was arranged and heavily annotated by Harriet E. Worrell, who worked as a research assistant for a book about Drexel's history, and the collection includes her research notes as well
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 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
Drexel University
Manuscript, Dr. Isabella Webster (Medical Mission Sisters). Sister Mary Francis (Isabella Margaret Webster) graduated from Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1947 and was a medical missionary in Pakistan, India, Africa and the Phillipines from 1947-1993
Drexel University
This collection contains materials relating to early developments in personal computing at Drexel, chiefly from 1983 to 1985. A large portion of this collection consists of working papers published by the microcomputing program in 1984 and 1985 which discuss applications for personal computers in a variety of academic disciplines. It also includes early issues of Drexel publications and newsletters relating to microcomputing aimed at students, staff, and computer support consultants. Newspaper clippings, microcomputing program correspondence, and a few miscellaneous reports and pamphlets on computing in general can also be found with the collection
Drexel University
The collection consists of records of Nesbitt College of Design Arts and its predecessor departments from as early as 1894. It includes annual reports submitted by the dean of the school to Drexel's president from the 1920s to the 1970s, as well as other administrative reports pertaining to the college and Drexel as a whole. The collection also includes photographs, publications, newspaper clippings, speeches, and materials compiled about the history of the college. Particularly noteworthy items include instructors' notebooks and recipe cards dating as early as 1895; a complete list of graduates from 1928 to 1993; biographical information on deans Grace Godfrey, Ardenia Chapman, and J. Michael Adams; and chronologies of the school from the founding of the Department of Domestic Economy through the 1970s
Drexel University
This collection consists primarily of subject files relating to neighborhood redevelopment organizations and projects with which the Office of Community Affairs was involved. It also includes administrative files collected from other Drexel offices and departments