Held at: Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
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D. Stratton Woodruff (1923-2006) was a physician at Bryn Mawr College for 28 years, and served for more than 15 years on the Lower Merion Township Board of Health. He was associate professor of family medicine at Thomas Jefferson Medical School and director of the residency program at the Family Practice Center in Bryn Mawr. After retiring from the directorship in 1988, he continued to treat patients at the center and to train residents until 1993.
This is a small collection of materials related to the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Lower Merion Township Board of Health. Materials include: four quarantine signs (for diphtheria, scarlet fever, and infantile paralysis) and a photocopy of a speech given by Dr. Stratton Woodruff upon his retirement from the Board of Health in 1986.
Provenance: Gift of D. Stratton Woodruff
Accession number: 1998-002
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