New York Clinical Society Records, 1877-2007

 
New York Clinical Society Records

Historical Note

The New York Clinical Society has met on a regular basis since the first meeting on May 2, 1877 at the home of Dr. Frank P. Foster. Detailed minutes were recorded including synopses of papers presented. Member obituaries are often included in minutes. “Its object shall be the consideration of medical and surgical topics in their clinical and therapeutical [sic] aspects, and incidentally the cultivation of social intercourse among its members.”

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection includes minutes in bound handwritten notebooks (Vols. 1-5) and loose pages; announcements; correspondence; treasurer’s reports; members, presidents and officers lists; copy of constitution and by-laws; and attendance records.

Arrangement

Original order has been maintained.

Administrative Info

Collection processed and described by Doris Strauss, 2015.

Collection available to researchers with permission from an officer of the Society.

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

New York Clinical Society.

Collection Contents

ContainerDescription
Box 1    Minutes Vol. 1 - 3/1877-2/1879
Box 1    Minutes, Vol. 2 - 3/1879-1/1880
Box 1    Minutes, Vol. 3 - 2/1880-1/1890
Box 1    Minutes, Vol. 4 - 2/1890-10/1903
Box 1    Minutes, Vol. 5 - 11/1903-3/1912
Box 1    Announcements, Correspondence, and Clippings - 1888-1925
Box 1    Autograph Roll of Membership - 1877-1913
Box 1    Folder 1    Minutes, Misc. - 1/1915-12/1917
Box 1    Folder 2    Minutes, Misc. - 1/1918-12/1920
Box 1    Folder 3    Minutes, Misc. - 1/1921-12/1924
Box 1    Folder 4    Minutes, Misc. - 1/1925-12/1932
Box 1    Folder 5    Attendance and Treasurer records - 10/1916-4/1931
Box 1    Folder 6    Minutes, Misc. - 2/1933-12/1935
Box 1    Folder 7    Minutes, Misc. - 2/1936-12/1939
Box 1    Folder 8    Minutes, Misc. - 2/1940-12/1945
Box 1    Folder 9    Minutes, Misc., - 2/1946-12/1948
Box 1    Folder 10    Minutes, Misc. - 2/1949-2/1953
Box 1    Folder 11    Correspondence - 1973-1974
Box 1    Folder 12    Correspondence - 1975-1976
Box 1    Folder 13    Correspondence, 1977-1980 - 1977-1980
Box 1    Folder 14    Reflections on Our Society (500th Meeting paper) - 10/30/1972
Box 1    Folder 15    Constitution and By-Laws - (undated)
Box 1    Folder 16    Minutes, Treasurer's reports, Misc. - 2/1980-12/1982
Box 1    Folder 17    Minutes, Treasurer's reports, Misc. - 2/1983-12/1986
Box 1    Folder 18    Minutes, Treasurer's reports, Misc. - 2/1987-12/1990
Box 1    Folder 19    Minutes, Treasurer's reports, Misc. - 2/1991-12/1994
Box 1    Folder 20    Minutes, Treasurer's reports, Misc. - 2/1995-12/1999
Box 1    Folder 21    Minutes, Misc. - 2/2000-4/2007
Box 1    Folder 22    Treasurers reports - 2/1988-2/2007
Box 1    Folder 23    Membership lists, Discussion topics, Misc. - 1980-2007
Box 1    Folder 24    By-laws, Minutes, Members lists, Announcements (floppy disc) - 2001-05
Box 1    Folder 25    Minutes, Correspondence, Members Lists, Misc. - 1999-2005
Box 1    Folder 26    By-laws, Membership Lists, Presidents Lists, Misc. - 1992-1993
Box 1    Folder 27    Membership Lists, Misc. - 1992-1993
Box 1    Folder 28    Membership materials, Officers Lists - 1990s
Box 1    Folder 29    Check book stubs, Cancelled checks, Deposit slips, Misc. - 1999-2006

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