Contains materials pertaining to the career of David C. Sabiston Jr. as a surgeon, including both his time at Johns Hopkins, from 1957 to 1959, and at Duke University, from 1964 through 2000. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, clippings, printed materials, committee minutes, reports, departmental lectures, presentations and talks, budgets, evaluations, administrative documents, planning documents, and notes. Also included are manuscript materials for Sabiston's and Barton F. Haynes' book on the history of Department of Surgery, "At the Heart of Medicine: Essays on the Practice of Surgery and Surgical Education" (2006). Types of audiovisual material contained in the collection include photographs, slides, surgery films, surgery grand round films, CDs, DVDs, VHS cassettes, floppy disks, and interviews with members of the Department of Surgery. Types of artifacts included in the collection are plaques, gowns, hoods, and robes from Johns Hopkins University and an unknown institution. Major correspondents include Barton F. Haynes, Douglas M. Knight, Terry Sanford, Ralph Snyderman, Barnes Woodhall, James F. Glenn, J. Leonard Goldner, Donald Silver, Delford Stickel, and Alfred Blalock. Materials range in date from 1887 to 2010, with the bulk starting in 1920.
David C. Sabiston Papers, 1887-2010 116.3 Linear Feet (71 cartons, 6 flat boxes, 14 slides boxes, 2 card boxes, 1 map folder, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 cassette tape box) 1 oversized folder, 3 artifacts, and 2 robes
This collection contains video footage documenting the history of Duke University Medical Center. The EMS Film Reels series contains films that came from the office of Educational Media Services. Coverage includes operations, procedures, instructional aids, conference presentations and documentaries. People featured in the collection include David C. Sabiston, Leonard Goldner, Wilburt C. Davison, Jospeh E. Markee, Onye Akwari, James F. Glenn, and Allen Roses. Items of note include Wilburt C. Davison's "Dave at Roaring Gap" film clips, IBM Conference film. Materials range in date from 1946 to 1991 with the bulk being undated.