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Lectures, 1810.

Author/Creator:
Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815.
Publication:
1810.
Format/Description:
Archive
285 p, [3] p.; 20 cm.
Subjects:
University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
Medicine -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Biography/History:
Benjamin Smith Barton served as professor of natural history, botany, and materia medica at the University of Pennsylvania from 1789 to 1813, succeeding Dr. Benjamin Rush as professor of medicine. He was a physician of Pennsylvania Hospital, editor of the Philadelphia Medical and Physical Journal, and president of the Philadelphia Medical Society. A member of the American Philosophical Society, he won its Magellanic Prize in 1804. He also maintained membership in the Philadelphia Linnean Society, the Linnean Society of London, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Royal Academy of Science of Sweden.
Summary:
These lectures cover Barton's course on materia medica begun on November 5, 1810.
Penn Provenance:
Gift of Joseph W. Popper, Jr., 1994.
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