South Jersey Medical History


Charles Shreve Braddock, Jr.Charles Shreve Braddock, Jr.
Lewis L. Coriell
Sir William Osler
Jonathan Pitney
Leonard George Rowntree
James Still
Walt Whitman
Ulysses S. Wiggins
Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson

First Women in the South Jersey Medical Societies

The 61st Station Hospital in World War II


Cooper University Hospital
Kennedy Health System
Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Historic County of Burlington, New Jersey - Schools and Hospitals Materialized

Photograph by John A. Terrell, courtesy of the Haddonfield Public Library
Camden General Hospital, November 1948

Photograph by John A. Terrell, courtesy of the Haddonfield Public Library.

UMDNJ Libraries Special Collections

Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to the following physicians with South Jersey connections are in the UMDNJ Libraries Special Collections.

Edwin Curtis Bidwell, MD (1821-1905)
Duncan W. Blake, MD (1844-1931)
Joseph Cook, MD (1825-1895)
Ebenezer Elmer, MD (1753-1843)
Jonathan Elmer, MD (1745-1817)
William Elmer (1788-1836)
George Haines, MD (1798-1877)
William Palmer Melchor, MD (1849-1914)
Irenee Dupont Young, MD (ca. 1825-1907)

Oral Histories

  • Alison Bernstein, Director of Buddy Services for the AIDS Coalition of Southern New Jersey (ACSNJ)
  • Carol Harney, Program Director for the South Jersey AIDS Alliance (SJAA) in Atlantic City
  • Ashton B. Morrison, M.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pathology, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (formerly Rutgers Medical School) (1965-1980); Associate Dean, UMDNJ-RWJMS at Camden (1983-1993)

UMDNJ also houses 

Burlington County (NJ) Medical Society Records, 1829-1980
Memorial Hospital of Burlington County. Records, 1880-1963
Elmer Family Papers, [ca. 1794] – 1843

Camden City Dispensary, circa 1896

Source: Kirk, Margaret O.  Cooper: The Story of Cooper Hospital.  Camden, NJ:  Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, 1987. 

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Updated June 10, 2013