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Title
A brief history of proceedings in the Medical Society of Pennsylvania in the years 1859, '60, '66, '67, '68, '70 and '71 to procure the recognition of women physicians by the medical profession of the state :  to which is added an account of the measures adopted by the Society at its annual meetings in 1877, '78, '79 to procure a law to authorize trustees of hospitals for the insane poor, under control of the state, to appoint women physicians to have entire medical control of the insane of their sex   / by Hiram Corson.
Name/Creator
Corson, Hiram, 1804-1896, creator
Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:682371 
Location
Networked Resource

Countway Medicine
Place of Origin
Norristown, Pa
Publisher
Herald Print., Binding and Ruling Rooms
Language
English
Description
53 p. ; 23 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania. ;  Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. ;  Philadelphia County Medical Society. ;  Women physicians -- Pennsylvania -- History

Category
Medicine

Physicians

Note
"Preface to second edition"--P. [3].

Recounts opposition of the Philadelphia County Medical Society and the state medical society to women's medical colleges. Includes discussion of the Woman's Medical College.