Contains audio, video, and a small amount of digital photographs documenting the history of Duke University Medical Center. Coverage includes documentaries, alumni gatherings, interviews, speeches, lectures, conferences, awards, tributes, groundbreakings, building dedications, grand rounds, and student-faculty shows. People featured in the collection include: Jay M. Arena; William G. Anlyan; Lenox D. Baker; Ivan W. Brown; F. Bayard Carter; Elon Clark; Martin M. Cummings; Wilburt C. Davison; Victor J. Dzau; Wiley D. Forbus; Joseph C. Greenfield, Jr.; Charles B. Hammond; Philip Handler; Merel Harmel; Barton F. Haynes; Leslie Hohman; Charles Johnson; Samuel L. Katz; Joseph E. Markee; Robert J. Reeves; David T. Smith; Eugene A. Stead, Jr.; Andrew G. Wallace; and Barnes Woodhall. Groundbreakings and building dedications include: The Bryan Research Building; the Alyea Urology Clinic; Davison Circle at the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital; the Duke University Eye Center; the Nanaline H. Duke Medical Science Building; the Seeley G. Mudd Building; the Woodhall Building; the Duke Center for Living; Duke Hospital North; and the Founders' Wall. Other items of note include Wilburt C. Davison's Dave at Roaring Gap, MEDSAC and Quail Roost conference recordings, a 14-part orientation of Duke Hospital North, documentaries about the 65th General Hospital, documentaries about Duke's hyperbaric chamber, and the multi-part interview series "Before the Colors Fade." The "Documentaries" series includes news broadcasts and television shows, including the 13-episode series "HOSPITAL" that aired on the Discovery Channel in 2000. Materials in this collection have been acquired from multiple sources. Some of the materials have been separated from existing collections. Materials range in date from 1946 to 2023.
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Oral History Interviews, 2006-2007 2 interviews (8 CDs, 2 transcripts)
Includes 2 oral history interviews with Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans conducted on July 27, 2006 and August 2, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.
In the July 17, 2006 interview, Semans discusses her experiences with health care at Duke and in Durham throughout her lifetime. In the August 2, 2007 interview, Semans discusses issues in women's health and women who were Duke physicians and who worked in health care in general.
William G. Anlyan Oral History Interviews, 1978-2007 9 interviews (2 CDs, 1 DVD, 12 audio cassette tapes, 7 U-Matic tapes, 4 transcripts)
William Henry Muller Oral History Interview, June 28, 2005 1 interview (2 master and 2 use audiocassette tapes)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. William Henry Muller conducted on June 28, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry.
In this interview, Muller discusses his background; education; father's interest in Duke; coming to Duke University Medical School; Mrs. Elizabeth Swett; the approximate size of the medical school student body; recollections of professors at Duke Medical School: Dr. Duncan Hetherington, Dr. Talmage Peele, Dr. D.T. Smith, Dr. William Alexander Perlzwieg, Dr, Ivan Brown, Dr. George Eadie; medical student Alfred Gras becoming ill and being treated with penicillin; obtaining penicillin; registration forms from Duke convincing a roadblock officer that he was not a German officer; friends from medical school; substituting in surgery as junior and senior student; courses; rounding; Dr. Deryl Hart and others in Department of Surgery; Duke's relationship with Johns Hopkins; seeing President William Preston Few carried through the hospital after death; Dr. Wilburt Davison; Dr. William Anlyan; Dr. Ewald Busse; Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans and Dr. Joseph Trent; the syphilis clinic at Duke; anatomy class; pathology class; a memorable patient at Duke; the death of Robert Randolph Jones by shooting; the effect of war on the medical school; social aspects of student life; other professors at Duke University Medical School; returning to Duke in various capacities; changes in Duke campus over time since his medical school days; Dr. Douglas Knight and Dr. Terry Sanford; his proposal to the board of trustees to accept the Nixon Library at Duke University; his own service on the board of trustees at Duke; meeting Elizabeth Dole and other celebrities through service on the board of trustees; Dr. David Sabiston; influence of his education at Duke on his later life; the increase in the number of females in medical schools; classmate Raymond Rammage; the large amount of surgical patients as a medical student at Duke; his internship at Johns Hopkins; the length of the residency program at Duke and at Hopkins; physical aspects of Durham at the time; and the relationship with town doctors.