Cards of admission, 1807-1816, to medical lectures


Date: 1807-1816 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, 17 items, photocopies


These cards of admission were to lectures held at the University of Pennsylvania, St. George's Hospital (London), and the University of Edinburgh. Rush has written comments on the lecturers on the backs of several of the cards.

Background note

James Rush was a physician, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1827.

Physician James Rush was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1827.

Collection Information

Physical description

17 items, photocopies.


Presented by Library Company of Philadelphia and accessioned, 12/04/1963 (1963 2442pr).

Location of originals:

Originals in Library Company of Philadelphia.

Early American History Note

This portion of the James Rush Collection contains photostats of tickets of admission to medical lectures, most of which were held in Scotland.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • St. George's Hospital (London).
  • University of Edinburgh.
  • University of Pennsylvania.


  • Educational Material
  • Tickets.


  • Education
  • Lecturers.
  • Medicine
  • Medicine.