Finding Aid for the Edmund Sheppard Notes on Benjamin Rush Lectures Biomed.0381
Finding aid prepared by Courtney Dean, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 8.
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Title: Edmund Sheppard notes on Benjamin Rush lectures
Creator: Sheppard, Edmund
Source: Palinurus Antiquarian Books
Identifier/Call Number: Biomed.0381
Physical Description: 1 unknown (2 volumes)
Date (inclusive): 1812-1813
Language of Material: Materials are in English.
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UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7779976
Manuscript lecture notes recorded by medical student Edmund Sheppard for a course given by Benjamin Rush in Philadelphia in 1812. The lectures are from the same year of Rush's publication of his Diseases of the mind; there is a substantial section in the lectures devoted to this topic, in volume 1. Title pages are dated 1812, but some notes dated 1813 are added. Volume 2 is written with a more hurried hand and includes some revisions during transcription. Text is written chiefly on recto of each leaf. Laid-in, at end of volume 2: "First lines of the practice of physic", a handwritten outline in  unnumbered, unbound pages.
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