Group of medical lecture tickets from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and one from the Medical Institute of Philadelphia belonging to William Lee Bishop of Butte, Montana.
Group of medical lecture tickets from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and one from the Medical Institute of Philadelphia belonging to William Lee Bishop of Butte, Montana

Group of medical lecture tickets from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and one from the Medical Institute of Philadelphia belonging to William Lee Bishop of Butte, Montana

Philadelphia, 1891-1894. Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-0714

Lecture tickets range in size from 2.5 x 4" to 4 x 5", colors are 2 red, 2 blue and remainder cream, all but two are signed by the instructor or the dean ie. James Tyson. (Dr. Tyson was the first professor of pathology at U of Paperback and became its dean in 1888. Along with Dr. William Osler and others he created the Association of American Physicians.) Except for five tickets all are glued onto remnants of album pages, there are two glued to one page (front/back), the five loose ones have removal marks, the tickets have staining, soiling, creasing, offsetting, glue stains, etc. COMES WITH: printed sheet "Clinical Medicine. May 7, 1894. Professor Tyson" and an invitation with envelope for the annual reception for students at the U of P, no date, no removal marks. ALSO COMES WITH: Four items glued front/back of an album page. Original photo of the 1895 team, newspaper photograph of Winchester Dana Osgood (who was on the 1894 team), newspaper account of the trouncing of Harvard by the U of P 18-4 (November 29, 1894) and a complimentary pass for the "Butte Foot Ball Club" for the 1895 season and signed by the manager Dgay Stivers, these four items have staining, soiling, toning, removal marks. ALSO COMES WITH: two grand stand coupons from the Athletic Association of the U of P for the 1893-1894 season, attached and glued to a piece of album page, soiling, creasing. ALSO COMES WITH: an invitation to a reception for the formal opening of Noyes Amusement Hall at the Oak Grove Sanitarium (Flint, MI), with envelope, both have creasing and soiling. The Oak Grove Sanitarium treated nervous disorders and addictions, the amusement hall offered a bowling alley, gym, billiards, hydrotherapy, Turkish baths, etc. Not much is known of Dr. William Lee Bishop except that he attended Phillips Exeter Academy prior to attending medical school and that he returned to Butte to practice medicine. This collection contains SCARCE items, a total of 23 pieces, sold as a lot only.

Price: $595.00

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