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Penn History

This exhibit was researched, written and created by Mary D. McConaghy, Michael Silberman, and Irina Kalashnikova in 2004 as part of the celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday.

Arranged chronologically by year of appointment:

Admission ticket, John Morgan's lectures on materia medica and practice of physic, 1765
John Morgan (1735-1789) A.B. 1757, A.M. 1759
Theory and Practice of Physick, 1765-1775
Admission ticket, William Shippen's anatomical lectures, 1768
William Shippen, Jr. (1736-1808)
Anatomy, Surgery and Midwifery, 1765-1806
Admission ticket, Thomas Bond's clinical lectures, 1770
Thomas Bond (1712-1784)
Lectures in Clinical Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital, instituted in 1766
Admission ticket, Adam Kuhn's lectures on materia medica, 1770
Adam Kuhn (1741-1817)
Materia Medica, Botany, Theory and Practice of Medicine, 1768-1797
Admission ticket, Benjamin Rush's lectures on chemistry, 1769
Benjamin Rush (1746-1813)
Chemistry, Institutes of Medicine, Clinical Practice, Theory and Practice of Medicine, 1769-1813
Admission ticket, C. Wistar's lectures on chemistry and physiology, 1789
Caspar Wistar (1761-1818) M.D. 1782
Chemistry, Anatomy, Midwifery and Surgery, 1789-1818
Lecture ticket to Benjamin Smith Barton's course on materia medica, 1807
Benjamin Smith Barton (1766-1815) A.M. (hon.) 1787
Materia Medica, Natural History, Botany, 1789-1815
Admission ticket, James Hutchinson's lectures on chemistry, c. 1791
James Hutchinson (1752-1793) M.D. 1774
Materia Medica and Chemistry, 1789-1793
Samuel Powel Griffitts (1759-1826) M.B. 1781
Materia Medica and Chemistry, 1792-1796
Admission ticket, James Woodhouse's lectures on chemistry, c. 1791
James Woodhouse (1770-1809) A.B. 1787, M.A. 1790, M.D. 1792
Chemistry, 1795-1809
John Carson (1752-1794) A.B. 1771
Chemistry, 1794