- 1.26 linear feet
- The Joseph McFarland Papers collection documents Dr. McFarland’s medical career, particularly his involvement in parotid tumor and tetanus vaccination research from 1900 to 1943. Dr. McFarland was born in Philadelphia on February 9th, 1868, and received his M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1889. He continued to study and teach on pathology at various institutions in Philadelphia throughout his career. The collection contains two series, “Correspondence” and “Subject Files.” Material in the collection includes letters sent to Dr. McFarland regarding his research, medical case notes, writings by Dr. McFarland, legal documents, and curriculum planning files. Researchers interested in Dr. McFarland’s career or the history of tumor and vaccination research will find relevant material in this collection.
Held at: Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]