Maryland? n.p., 1856.
Manuscript. Ledger book. Unknown writer. Book measures approx. 7.5" x 6". The first 66 pages and front cover are separated from the binding. Contents of the first 53 pages were used for pasted down newspaper paper clippings containing food recipes, homeopathic cures, tips on agriculture, etc. These pages have several brown glue stains. The clippings cover most of the written manuscript. The next 346 pages are mostly manuscript lecture notes with 9 pages of news clippings pasted over the manuscript. Some browning and light spotting to this section. Dates recorded in this section range from October 1856 to a couple of entries in January 1857. All notes are written in pencil. The writer dated the lectures and identified the professors. Professors Smith, Chew, and Miltenberger are named several times. Professor George Warner Miltenberger (1819-1887) was on the faculty of the University of Maryland Medical School in 1856. Samuel Chew, (1806-1863) was also on the faculty of the Medical School in 1856. A comprehensive amount of information is provided in this manuscript regarding fractures, yellow fever, small pox, typhoid fever, intestinal diseases, , std's, heart disease and much more. Several hand written medical formulas are also recorded in this manuscript. Several loose newspaper clippings laid in between the pages. Fair. Item #23384
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (abbreviated UMSOM), located in Baltimore City, Maryland, U.S., is the medical school of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and is affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System. Established in 1807 as the College of Medicine of Maryland, it is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States. It was also the first medical school to institute a residency training program. UMB SOM's campus includes Davidge Hall, which was built in 1812, and is the oldest building in continuous use for medical education in the Northern Hemisphere..