James Hunter Ewing lecture notes, December 22, 1818 - January 19, 1819


Date: 1818-1819 | Size: 1 Volumes, 1 volume, 35 p.


These notes were kept by Ewing of medical lectures he attended, given by Drs. Nathaniel Chapman, John R. Coxe, and Philip S. Physick. The lectures concern fevers, materia medica, surgery, and diagnosis.

Background note

James Hunter Ewing was a physician. He received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1821.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 35 p.


Presented by Richard Shryock, 1963; accessioned, 1966 (1966 1831ms).

Early American History Note

This small volume contains John Ewing's medical lecture notes for 1818-1819. The notes are from various classes he took. He records some medicinal recipes and therapies as well as medical theory, practice, and ethics.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine


  • Educational Material

Personal Name(s)

  • Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853
  • Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864
  • Ewing, James Hunter, 1798-1827
  • Physick, Philip Syng, 1703-1789


  • Diagnosis.
  • Education
  • Fever.
  • Materia medica.
  • Medicine
  • Medicine -- Study and teaching -- 19th century.
  • Science and technology
  • Surgery -- United States -- 19th century.