Metropolitan Medical Society Records, 1892-1968

 
Metropolitan Medical Society Records

Historical Note

Historical Statement

The Metropolitan Medical Society was founded in 1861 with the goal of advancing medical science and facilitating social relationships among members through presentations, discussions, and an exchange of ideas. Meetings were hosted 9 months out of the year at the residences of members.

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The majority of the collection is comprised of minutes from the monthly meetings (1892-1963), and also includes several programs, letters, treasurer's reports, and other assorted documents.

Arrangement of Collection

The meeting minutes are in chronological order within several folders and notebooks. Loose documents have been divided by document type with the original chronological order preserved.

Administrative Info

Collection processed and described by Nathan Dvorkin

Requests for permission to quote from or publish any materials should be directed to the reference librarian or curator in writing.

Preferred Citation

Metropolitan Medical Society Records. The Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room, New York Academy of Medicine Library.

Provenance

Donated by the Metropolitan Medical Society.

Collection Contents

Series 1: Metropolitan Medical Society Records

ContainerDescription
Box 1    Folder 1    Correspondence, - 1892-1897
Box 1    Folder 2    Correspondence, - 1898-1904
Box 1    Folder 3    Correspondence, - 1905-1926
Box 1    Folder 4    Correspondence, - 1928-1932, 1940, 1968
Box 1    Folder 5    75th Anniversary and historical sketch, - 1965-1966
Box 1    Folder 6    77th Anniversary, - 1968
Box 1    Folder 7    Miscellaneous programs and amendments to constitution
Box 1    Folder 8    Treasurer's Reports, - 1894-1912
Box 1    Folder 9    Meeting attendance and active members, - 1899-1966
Box 1    Folder 10    Minutes, - 1892-1893
Box 1    Folder 11    Minutes, - 1894
Box 1    Folder 12    Minutes, - 1911-1918
Box 1    Folder 13    Minutes, - 1931-1940
Box 1    Folder 14    Minutes, - 1941-1943
Box 1    Folder 15    Minutes, - 1944-1945
Box 1    Folder 16    Minutes, - 1945-1948
Box 1    Folder 17    Minutes, - 1954-1956
Box 1    Folder 18    Minutes, - 1957
Box 1    Folder 19    Minutes, - 1958-1959
Box 1    Folder 20    Minutes, - 1959-1960
Box 1    Folder 21    Minutes, - 1961-1962
Box 1    Folder 22    Minutes, - 1963
Box 1    Minute books, - 1895-1897, 1898-1900, 1901-1911, 1918-1924, 1925-1931
Box 1    Executive Committee minute book, - 1896-1905
Box 1    Booklet of Constitution, - 1895
Box 1    Meeting attendance notebook, - 1899-1916
Box 1    Small notebook with members list, - 1911
Box 1    Address book
Box 1    Notebook

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