Benjamin Rush portrait

Benjamin Rush Collections

A pioneering, controversial doctor, chemist, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) spent much of his career as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

Henry Stewart Talks

Henry Stewart Talks is a database of curated lectures and presentations in the biomedical and life sciences by well-known experts in their field. Currently there are over 7,000 lectures ranging in topics from bioinformatics to clinical medicine. A user can view individual lectures, or an entire series on a specialized topic. For example, Dr. Nancy Bonini from the Biology Department has a lecture entitled "Human neurodegenerative disease: insights from Drosophila genetics", which is part of the series The Legacy of Drosophila Genetics. The resource has been popular with students and faculty when reviewing topics that are outside of their expertise or when they need to brush up on a particular topic.

William Pepper Papers

The collection documents Pepper's role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper's life from his time as a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.