Contains the personal and professional papers of Barnes Woodhall (1905-1985), professor and chair of the Division of Neurological Surgery and dean of the School of Medicine at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, minutes, reports, memoranda, memorabilia, short writings, reprints, and photographs. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke University School of Medicine, health services administration, Veteran's Administration, North Carolina Atomic Energy Commission, Health Planning Council for Central North Carolina, Journal of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center Library, National Library of Medicine and MEDLARS, National Institutes of Health, hospital design and construction, and Research Triangle Institute. Major correspondents include Everett Hopkins, R. Taylor Cole, and Douglas M. Knight. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1987.
Contains correspondence, brochures, speeches, minutes, clippings, reports, programs, notes, photographs pertaining to the career of Barnes Woodhall. Materials largely pertain to the development of curriculum, regulation, and continuing education of surgeons. Major subjects in this series include Association of American Medical Colleges, Veterans Administration Committee, building, development, and expansion, the Cushing Society, Fallout Preparedness Committee, Health Planning Council for North Carolina, Journal of Neurosurgery, the Medical Center Library, long range planning, North Carolina Atomic Energy Advisory Committee, Research Triangle Institute, and the Veteran's Administration hospitals. Major correspondents include , R. Taylor Cole (provost), Everett Hopkins of the Office of Institutional Advancement, and Douglas M. Knight (president).Materials range in date from 1930 to 1987.