Contains the administrative files for Root Causes. Files document the group's meeting minutes, email communications, budget information, grant materials, public relations, education and outreach, event planning, articles of incorporation, and organizational structure. Files date from 2017 to 2022.
Daniel J. Pachman Papers, 1937-1988 1 Linear Foot (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box)
Contains correspondence, clippings, a testimonial, writings, a report, notes, and a Duke Pediatric Society fabric banner created or collected by Daniel J. Pachman during his career as a pediatrician in North Carolina and Illinois. This collection documents Pachman's activities as an advocate for vaccinating schoolchildren, research in pediatric care, and professional activates organized by Duke Pediatric Society meetings. Photographs of the Duke Pediatric Society meetings in the 1950s were transferred to the Photograph Collection. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1988.
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.
Wilhelm Delano Meriwether Oral History Interview, March 7, 2008 1 interview (2 CDs, 1 transcript)
Dr. Meriwether speaks about his educational background; coming to Duke University School of Medicine due to the influence of his father; other schools that were integrating their medical schools at the same time; integrating the wards at Duke; women medical students at Duke; the quality of education at Duke; the fairness of the exchange made when he became the first African-American graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine and brought federal monies to the institution; the social developments at Duke and in America; the integration of the wards occurring without his participation; the lack of fanfare at Duke for his being a student in the medical school; his focus primarily on the typical challenges associated with medical school; Dr. Brenda Armstrong's more activist stance as a student at Duke; his thankfulness that his father convinced him to go to Duke; his father's desire that Duke be forced to do what was morally right; society's movement toward social responsibility in the area of global warming; his experience at Duke affecting his later decision to go to South Africa; his work as a physician in South Africa; his ability to take the Duke experience in stride; his desire to be a good doctor as being more important to him than the integration of the medical school; his experiences with research; some of the people he was working with at Duke; following Dr. James Wyngaarden to the University of Pennsylvania for his internship; his knowledge of Dr. Charles Drew; a negative experience in a restaurant just after his admissions interview at Duke; his responses to that negative experience; his preference of the term "liberating an institution" as opposed to "integrating an institution"; and some early patient reactions to him as a physician.
Melvyn Lieberman Papers, 1965-1998 43.1 Linear Feet (25 cartons and 7 map folders)
Contains educational plans and materials, construction records, brochures, schedules, conference and committee materials, correspondence, questionnaires, patents, notes, minutes, policies, surveys, reprints, meeting and workshop materials, research files, weekly and annual reports, articles and publications, financial records, and subject files for professional colleagues and participating institutions that contributed to Lieberman's medical research and educational career. Major subjects include the Duke University Medical Center Summer Educational Enrichment Program; the Duke Scientific Research Initiative; the Duke University Affiliated Physicians program; the American Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; and the Levine Science Research Center. Materials range in date from 1965 to 1998.
Fungus Five Records, circa 1950-1959 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Includes Dr. David Randolph Jones' working manuscripts of handwritten and typed lyrics sheets, musical annotations, and notes for the Fungus Five, a musical group comprised of Duke University School of Medicine students in the 1950s. Materials date to 1957 and circa 1950 to 1959.
Contains audiotapes and transcript of oral history interview with Charles B. Hammond, professor emeritus of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University.
Alfred Gras Oral History Interview, September 23, 2005 1 interview (2 cassette tapes, 1 transcript)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Alfred Gras conducted on September 23, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. Gras discusses his medical education and his experience of being the first student at Duke to receive penicillin.
Wiley D. Forbus Records, 1849-1979 47.6 Linear Feet (30 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box, 2 map folders)
Organized into 16 series. The first 13 of the series were created by topic derived from the original folder titles. The topic related series include: Pathology Department Records; Duke Pathological Service (DPS) Records; Autopsy Records; Medico-Legal Case Records; Veterans Administration Records; Pathology Teaching Material; Duke University Committees; Organizations; Conferences; Manuscripts, Addresses, Speeches, Lectures; Hodgkin's Disease Brucella Research Materials; Correspondence; and Foreign Medical Education Sabbaticals. The last 3 series: Printed Materials, Photos, and Restricted were created because of storage, formatting, or legal considerations. There are numerous types of materials found in the collection including but not limited to documents, reports, photos, reprints and correspondence. Care was made to detail at an item level the types of materials and some of the topics found in each folder. This information is written on the folder tab for quick identification. Please note that whenever possible the terms used for groups of people and places in the records were used in the folder descriptions and may appear outdated.The strength of the collection is found within the Pathology Department Records Series, 1923-1966; Duke Pathological Service (DPS) Records Series, 1924-1960; Veterans Administration Records Series, 1946-1960; Pathology Teaching Materials Series, 1930-1962; Duke University Committees Series, 1927-1969; Organizations Series, 1928-1973; and Foreign Medical Education Sabbaticals Series, 1948-1971. These series provide a historical overview of the inception and development of the Pathology Department and teaching program at Duke, the formation of Duke University, its School of Medicine, Duke Hospital and its affiliations with other North Carolina Hospitals. The development of the Veterans Administration Hospital network, its processes and procedures, and the relationship between Duke Hospital and the Durham VA Hospital are also evident. The Organizations series illustrates the power and interconnectivity of medical professional organizations throughout the South and nationally. For example, the MSNNC's committee on the Coroner System conceived of and lobbied for the legislation that created the Medical Examiner's System in the state. The Foreign Medical Education Sabbaticals series provides evidence and context for the midcentury influence of the United States of America over the development of medical teaching facilities in Asia and Europe and the decline of that influence. Some societal issues included in records are the tensions associated with establishing an institutional reputation, race and gender relations, Segregation, and procuring qualified staff and students during WWII.Contains abstracts, accounts, agendas, agreements, announcements, annual reports, awards, ballots, bills, budgets, bulletins, certificates, charts, clippings, committee files, contracts, correspondence, course outlines, curriculum, curriculum vitae, diagrams, diaries, drawings, greetings cards, itineraries, journals, lectures, ledgers, letters, lists, maps, manuscripts, memoranda, minutes, monographs, newsletters, notes, organizational charts, outlines, photographs, plans, postcards, proceedings, programs, protocols, publications, recommendations, recordings, registers, regulations, reports, reprints, schedules, scrapbooks, shorthand notes, specifications, building, tables, telegrams, tickets, time records, transcriptions, and travel vouchers regarding the professional career of Wiley D. Forbus. Languages include English, French, German, Japanese, Chinese (unspecified), Italian, and Indonesian among others. Materials date from 1849 to 1979 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1923 to 1979.
Caricature Collection, 1958-1960, undated 0.6 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 folder)
Contains caricatures of Duke School of Medicine professors. Material ranges in date from 1958 to 1960, but the bulk of the material is undated.