Frederick P. Henry, Editor. Founders' Week Memorial Volume: Containing an Account of the Two Hundred and Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the City of Philadelphia, and Histories of its Principal Scientific Institutions, Medical Colleges, Hospitals, etc.
Philadelphia: City of Philadelphia, 1909. Bound in 1/4 brown leather with gilt lettering. Octavo. 912 pages. Illustrated.
Intended to be "a standard history of the scientific and charitable institutions of Philadelphia," this volume was published in conjunction with the celebration of the anniversary of the City's establishment by William Penn. After an introduction describing anniversary celebrations, the volume contains seventy two essays sketching out the histories of institutions in the following categories: Scientific Institutions (6); Medical, Pharmaceutical, and Dental Colleges (9); Hospitals and Allied Institutions under Municipal Management (4); General Hospitals and Dispensaries (26); Special Hospitals and Dispensaries (18); Asylums, Homes and Training Schools (7); and, Medical Societies and Medical Journals of Philadelphia (2).