Subject Files Collection, 1920-2022 6 Linear Feet (2 filing cabinet drawers) and 764 KB
Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, speeches, booklets, and ephemera pertaining to departments, divisions, groups, activities, events, and public relations materials associated with Duke University Medical Center. Materials date from 1920 to 2022.
Sezer Aksel Oral History Interview, 2007 1 interview (1 master audiocassette tape, 1 master and 1 use CD, and 1 digital transcript)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Sezer Aksel conducted on September 13, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.In this interview, Aksel discusses her background in Turkey; her desire to become a physician even against her family's desires; coming to Duke Medical School; the difficulty understanding Southern accents; the friendly atmosphere at Duke; completing premedical courses at Duke; the new curriculum at Duke Medical School; her interest in physiology and endocrinology; her second year of residency at Johns Hopkins; women in her medical school class; the busy residency schedule at Duke; dressing facilities in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; working twice as hard initially to gain men's respect; her acceptance from the faculty of her department; the reputation of Dr. Eleanor Easley in the department; previous female interns in the department having a difficult time and leaving Duke; support from the nursing staff in the department; support from the department chair, Dr. Roy Parker; the supposition among some in the department that women patients did not like to see female doctors for ob-gyn care and Dr. Aksel's experiences to the contrary; the first baby delivered; endocrinology; endocrinology-related surgical procedures; laparoscopy; the length of residency determined by the department chair; operating as a resident; learning by doing; the growth of department; females who joined the residency in the department after she came; changes due to more females; the male-dominated nature of dressing facilities in department; job opportunities after finishing residency; and establishing the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of South Alabama.The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.
Rebecca H. Buckley Oral History Interview, February 19, 2007 1 interview (2 master CDs, 2 use CDs, and 1 transcript)
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Rebecca Buckley conducted on February 19, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.In this interview, Buckley discusses her experiences as a woman within the Division of Pediatric Allergy in the Department of Pediatrics, and severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID).
Realia and Memorabilia Collection, 1955-2018 3.25 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 2 flat boxes), 35 loose artifacts, 9 loose plaques [5 artifacts are on loan and on display at the School of Nursing; 6 artifacts are on loan and on display in the Richmond Room D]
Includes various artifacts documenting Duke Health. Types of materials include medical instruments, plaques, a trophy, patches, buttons, pins, a key chain, holiday ornaments and a Duke AHEAD ornament, medals and awards, a flagpole, tie clips and tacks, a fishing rod, vases, a doll, paperweights, and other types of artifacts documenting Duke Health. A small amount of the items in this collection are displayed in the Richmond Room and in the School of Nursing. Materials date from 1955 to 2018, but the bulk of the items are undated.
Publications Collection, 1932-present 47.25 Linear Feet (9 cartons, 36 manuscript boxes, 3 half manuscript boxes,15 flat boxes, 16 index card boxes) and 61 bound volumes and 54.45 MB
Contains newsletters and periodicals produced for the Duke University Medical Center and Health System communities. Most materials were created and published by Duke University groups. Duke Medical Alumni materials were created for graduates of the School of Medicine, as well as faculty and house staff who worked at Duke. Items are arranged into boxes by date and ordered by title. Due to irregular collection, some titles may be missing issues. Materials date from 1932 to present.