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65th General Hospital Collection, 1917-2002 15.6 Linear Feet (9 cartons, 1 flat box, 2 map folders)

Contains personal papers, records, and memorabilia of the United States Army 65th General Hospital, a United States Army Medical Corps unit staffed by Duke University Medical Center alumni in England during World War II. The unit distinguished itself as a center for both specialized treatment and the immediate care of combat casualties. Following the war, physician of the 65th, Leo Alexander, acted as a consultant to prosecutors in the Nuremberg Trials. Types of materials include official reports, newsletters, patient records, memorabilia, oral histories, photographs, artifacts, audiovisual materials, investigative notes, and short writings. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, United States Army, the 65th General Hospital, World War I, World War II, war crimes, neurosurgery, Ivan Brown, Leo Alexander, Norman Ross, and O. Norris Smith. Materials range in date from 1917 to 2002.

This collection combines the papers of Ivan Brown, Leo Alexander, Norman Ross, and O. (Opie) Norris Smith, each a physician at the 65th Base Hospital of World War II or the 65th General Hospital of World War II. The first series, General Collected Materials of the 65th, contains general administrative records, medical records, photographs, newsletters, memorabilia, reunion materials, artifacts, oral history interviews collected by Ivan Brown, a surgeon in the 65th General Hospital. The first series also includes materials of the 65th Base Hospital, a Duke University military medical unit that served during World War II. The second series, Leo Alexander Papers, also collected by Ivan Brown, contains the papers of Leo Alexander, a neuropsychiatrist and consultant to the postwar War Crimes Commission in Nuremberg. Alexander's papers contain personal materials, trial records, investigative correspondence, copies of some Nazi records, publications, and patient records. The third series, Norman Ross Papers, contains correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. The fourth series, O. Norris Smith Papers, contains photographs, medical reference materials, and memorabilia. Ivan Brown gathered and cataloged the general administrative and medical records of the unit, along with many photographs, newsletters, and memorabilia. Materials range in date from 1917-2002.

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Albert Heyman Oral History Interview, 1985-1985 1 interview (2 audio cassette tapes, 1 transcript)

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Albert Heman (1916-2012) was a Professor of Neurology and Chief of the Division of Neurology at Duke University Medical Center (1964 to 1969). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on December 18, 1985 by Dr. James Gifford. In the interview Heyman discusses his research of Alzheimer's disease, beginning in the late-1970s, and the subsequent development of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University Medical Center. He also discusses his collaboration with Lisa Gwyther and Allen Roses. Other people mentioned in the interview include Eugene Stead, Larry Thompson, Carl Eisdorfer, Seymour Crofferman, Charles Nemeroff, Harvey Cohen, and Donald Schmechel.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Albert Heyman conducted on December 18, 1985 by Dr. James Gifford.

In the interview Heyman discusses his research of Alzheimer's disease, beginning in the late-1970s, and the subsequent development of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Duke University Medical Center. He also discusses his collaboration with Lisa Gwyther and Allen Roses. Other people mentioned in the interview include Eugene Stead, Larry Thompson, Carl Eisdorfer, Seymour Crofferman, Charles Nemeroff, Harvey Cohen, and Donald Schmechel.

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Dr. Alejandro Barbagelata is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Duke University and a member of the Duke University Cooperative Cardiovascular Society (DUCCS) Board of Directors. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on March 26, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. Barbagelata discusses the Duke Cardiovascular Databank and subsequent variations at Favaloro Clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Alejandro Barbagelata conducted on March 26, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.

Barbagelata discusses the Duke Cardiovascular Databank and subsequent variations at Favalaro Clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Alfred Gras Oral History Interview, September 23, 2005 1 interview (2 cassette tapes, 1 transcript)

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Alfred Gras (1920-2007) was a graduate of Duke University Medical School in 1944. He went into internal medical practice in Newark and Nutley, New Jersey; and Vermont. This collection contains 1 oral history interview 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.

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.

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Allan D. Kirk Oral History Interview, June 12, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 27.2 MB

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Dr. Allan Douglas Kirk, MD, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Surgery in the Duke University School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief for Duke University Health System. He is also the David C. Sabiston Jr. Professor of Surgery and a professor of immunology and pediatrics. Kirk is a transplant surgeon and physician, specializing in kidney and pancreas transplantation. He is internationally recognized for work in transplant immunology, pioneering the use of costimulation pathway blockade to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 12, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In this interview, Kirk discusses his early life; education; background in music; how he came to be a transplant surgeon; memories of Dr. David Sabiston from his time as a student and resident; becoming a surgeon; his interest in immunology as it related to the field of transplantation; Dr. Robert Anderson taking over as Chair of the Department of Surgery; Kirk's and Sabiston's shared military experience; Kirk's relationship with Sabiston after leaving Duke; and how Sabiston helped shape Kirk's time as Chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke, as well as their different styles of leadership.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Allan D. Kirk conducted on June 12, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 12, 2019 interview, Kirk discusses his early life; education; background in music; how he came to be a transplant surgeon; memories of Dr. David Sabiston from his time as a student and resident; becoming a surgeon; his interest in immunology as it related to the field of transplantation; Dr. Robert Anderson taking over as Chair of the Department of Surgery; Kirk's and Sabiston's shared military experience; Kirk's relationship with Sabiston after leaving Duke; and how Sabiston helped shape Kirk's time as Chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke, as well as their different styles of leadership.

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Allan H. Friedman Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 88.3 MB

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Dr. Allan H. Friedman, MD, a Master Surgeon at Duke University, has served as Deputy Director of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Guy L. Odom Professor of Neurological Surgery, and Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 14, 2019 by Susannah Roberson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Friedman discusses his early life, educational background, how he decided to become a surgeon, how he came to Duke, his residency at Duke, his career in medicine at Duke, and his memories of Sabiston.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Allan H. Friedman conducted on May 14, 2019 by Susannah Roberson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the May 14, 2019 interview, Friedman discusses his early life, educational background, how he decided to become a surgeon, how he came to Duke, his residency at Duke, his career in medicine at Duke, and his memories of Sabiston.

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Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Chapter Records, 1960-1989 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

The Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha (AOA) Chapter Records documents the activities, administration, and membership of the Alpha chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha at Duke University, installed locally in 1932. AOA is an honorary medical society. Duke members have included faculty, house staff and students. The collection contains AOA administrative records, lists of member names, correspondence, and event information. Types of materials include brochures, correspondence, and lists. Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine and medical students. Materials range in date from 1960 to 1989.

This collection documents the activities, administration, and membership of the AOA chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha at Duke University, installed locally in 1932. Duke members include faculty, house staff and students. The collection contains AOA administrative records, lists of member names, correspondence, and event information. Types of materials include brochures, correspondence, and lists. Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine and medical students. Materials range in date from 1960 to 1989.

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Alphonse J. Langlois Papers, 1963-2004 5 Linear Feet (3 cartons, 1 flat box) and 1 unboxed artifact

Alphonse J. Langlois, PhD (1929-2013) was a research professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center. This collection contains his professional papers. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, research notes, reprints, clippings, printed materials, artifacts, reports, and CVs. Major subjects include HIV and cancer research. Materials date from 1963 to 2004.

Contains correspondence, photographs, research notes, reprints, clippings, printed materials, artifacts, reports, and CVs. Major subjects include HIV and cancer research. Materials date from 1963 to 2004.

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Amy G. MacDonald Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 1.18 GB

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Amy G. MacDonald, CNM, MSN, founded the Duke Midwifery Service in 1999. As the first nurse midwife at Duke to provide full-scope care for obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) patients, she grew the Service in the following years to include ten midwifery providers. In this role and throughout her career at Duke, MacDonald provided care for patients, while also mentoring and providing didactic content for Duke medical, nurse practitioner, (NP) and physician assistant (PA) students, as well as residents from Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and OB/GYN in Duke's large teaching hospital setting. MacDonald was the Director of Duke Midwifery Service until 2013, and remained at Duke as a Certified Nurse Midwife until 2021 while also serving in roles including Medical Instructor for Duke School of Medicine and Director of Duke Centering Practice Programs. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on September 27, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund. In the interview, MacDonald discusses the Duke Midwifery Service, hospital-based midwifery practices and nurse-led education, and then Centering Pregnancy program facilitated by Duke midwives. The themes of this interview include midwifery, pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal education, and medical training.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Amy MacDonald conducted on September 27, 2022 by Josephine McRobbie as part of the Duke Midwifery Service and Durham Maternal Health Oral History Project, which was funded by The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund.

In the September 27, 2022 interview, MacDonald discusses the Duke Midwifery Service, hospital-based midwifery practices and nurse-led education, and then Centering Pregnancy program facilitated by Duke midwives. The themes of this interview include midwifery, pregnancy, childbirth, postnatal education, and medical training.

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Andrew S. Wechsler Oral History Interview, June 18, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 106 MB

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Dr. Andrew S. Wechsler, MD, emeritus professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, was the Stanley K. Brockman Professor and Chairman of the Department of from 1998 to 2011. Wechsler completed his Residency in General and Thoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center (1973) and afterwards joined the faculty (1974-1988). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 18, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Wechsler discusses his early life, education, decision to enter the medical profession, decision to switch from cardiology to cardiac surgery, experiences with Sabiston as a resident and faculty member at Duke, what is was like to move from the North to the South in the seventies, Sabiston's rigid but principled manner, experiences offered to him because of Sabiston's support, reestablishing the cardiac surgery program at the Durham VA, leaving Duke to become a professor and chair in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, and other memories of Sabiston and his wife, Aggie.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Andrew S. Wechsler conducted on June 18, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 18, 2019 interview, Wechsler discusses his early life, education, decision to enter the medical profession, decision to switch from cardiology to cardiac surgery, experiences with Sabiston as a resident and faculty member at Duke, what is was like to move from the North to the South in the seventies, Sabiston's rigid but principled manner, experiences offered to him because of Sabiston's support, reestablishing the cardiac surgery program at the Durham VA, leaving Duke to become a professor and chair in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia, and other memories of Sabiston and his wife, Aggie.

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Ann J. Brown Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 765 MB

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Dr. Ann J. Brown, MD, MHS, is Vice Dean for Faculty and Professor of Medicine in the Duke University School of Medicine. Brown has focused much of her career at Duke on faculty development, having previously served as Associate Vice Dean for Faculty Development (2006), and as Associate Dean for Women in Medicine and Science (2004). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on April 27, 2021 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interview, Brown discusses her leadership work within the Duke University School of Medicine, current conversations in academic medicine about work/life balance and appropriate work environments, and the impact of systemic bias on research into women's health. The themes of this interview include endocrinology, faculty affairs and development, and gender in medicine.

Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on April 27, 2021 with Dr. Ann J. Brown by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project.

In the interview, Brown discusses her leadership work within the Duke University School of Medicine, current conversations in academic medicine about work/life balance and appropriate work environments, and the impact of systemic bias on research into women's health. The themes of this interview include endocrinology, faculty affairs and development, and gender in medicine.

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Audiovisual Collection, 1946-2023 63.75 Linear Feet (26 cartons, 46 card boxes, 1 flat box, 2 LP boxes, 1 microfilm box) and 4.67 GB

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. Materials in this collection have been acquired from multiple sources. Some of the materials have been separated from existing collections. 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. 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, the multi-part interview series "Before the Colors Fade," and "Keepers of the House" documentary. Types of formats include VHS tapes, Betacam tapes, U-Matic tapes, audiocassette tapes, DVDs, CDs, other forms for optical media, film, magnetic tapes, reel-to-reel audio, wire recordings, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1946 to 2023.

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, the multi-part interview series "Before the Colors Fade," and "Keepers of the House" documentary. 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.

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Barbara Parnell Oral History Interview, 2021 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 8.58 MB

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Barbara Parnell worked at Duke from 1963 to 2012. She worked for Dr. H. Newland Oldham, Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Medicine, as well as holding the position of Coordinator for the Sabiston Society where she planned all of the group's meetings from the Society's inception. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on April 5, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Parnell discusses her memories of Sabiston, her work for him, and his reputation among the residents.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Barbara Parnell conducted on April 5, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the April 5, 2021 interview, Parnell discusses her memories of Sabiston, her work for him, and his reputation among the residents.

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Bernard M. Jaffe Oral History Interview, June 24, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 1.02 MB

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Dr. Bernard M. Jaffe, MD, is a general surgeon and Professor of Surgery, Emeritus at Tulane University Medical Center. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 24, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Jaffe discusses, as part of the recorded interview, how he helped locate the grave of Dr. William Stewart Halsted, a role model for Dr. Sabiston, when Sabiston was a visiting professor at the medical school at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. There are additional notes about 2 Sabiston stories made during a phone conversation with Jaffe that were not recorded about how Jaffe met Sabiston and Sabiston's niece only calling him "Dr. Sabiston" and not "Uncle Dave".

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Bernard M. Jaffe conducted on June 24, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 24, 2019 interview, Jaffe discusses, as part of the recorded interview, how he helped locate the grave of Dr. William Stewart Halsted, a role model for Dr. Sabiston, when Sabiston was a visiting professor at the medical school at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. There are additional notes about 2 Sabiston stories made during a phone conversation with Jaffe that were not recorded about how Jaffe met Sabiston and Sabiston's niece only calling him "Dr. Sabiston" and not "Uncle Dave".

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Biographical Files Collection, 1930s-present 9 Linear Feet (3 drawers) and 313 KB

Biographical materials files were created primarily by Duke News Service from the 1930s until around the early 1980s. Duke News Service also maintained a clippings file documenting activities of Duke University Medical Center departments, programs, and student life. Collection contains clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae and other materials of a biographical nature pertaining to individuals associated with Duke University Medical Center. Major subjects include Duke University faculty, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Hospital. Materials range in date from the 1930s to the present.

Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, obituaries, and other materials pertaining to biographical information of individuals associated with Duke University Medical Center and the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Materials range in date from the 1930s to the present.

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Bruce Schirmer Oral History Interview, 2018 1 interview (1 CD, 1 transcript) and 59.4 MB

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Dr. Bruce Schirmer, MD, graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 1978, as well as completing his residency in General and Thoracic Surgery and a fellowship in Gastrointestinal Surgery Research at Duke. He joined the faculty at the University of Virginia in 1985. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted by Dr. Justin Barr on November 30, 2018 and is part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Schimer discusses his experiences at Duke, his time as a practicing doctor at Fort Balknap Indian Reservation, his experiences with Sabiston, and key mentors at Duke.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Bruce Schimer conducted on November 30, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the interview, Schimer discusses his experiences at Duke University School of Medicine and the Department of Surgery, his time as a practicing doctor at Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, his experiences with Sabiston, working in Dr. R. Scott Jones' lab, clinical experience, and key mentors at Duke.

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Contains the personal papers of Bruce Wayne Dixon (1939-2013), former Duke Internal Medicine chief resident, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine professor, head of the Allegheny County Health Department, and community health expert. Types of materials include photographs, memorials and tributes, articles, a silver bowl awarded to Dixon at Duke for teaching excellence, and other types of materials documenting his career in medicine. Materials date from 1906 to 2013.

Contains the personal papers of Bruce Wayne Dixon (1939-2013), former Duke Internal Medicine chief resident, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine professor, head of the Allegheny County Health Department, and community health expert. Types of materials include articles; photographs; memorials and tributes; and professional materials pertaining to his career in medicine such as his North Carolina Medical License, diploma from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the letter awarding Dixon with the Memorial Prize in 1965 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The collection also includes a silver bowl awarded to Dixon for teaching excellence at Duke, as well as a painting of the Schwab mansion in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Dixon bought the mansion and spent 25 years restoring the home. Materials date from 1906-2013.

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Carla W. Brady Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 858 MB

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Dr. Carla W. Brady, MD, a Hepatologist, Small Intestine Transplant Specialist, and Transplant Hepatologist, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on March 30, 2021 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interview, Brady discusses her work with liver transplantation, her development of a hepatology clinic which is focused on the needs of pregnant women, her reflections on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on her work, and her leadership work as a member of Duke's Academic Council's Executive Committee (ECAC). The themes of this interview includes transplant hepatologist, gastroenterology, women in medicine and as patients, and clinical care.

Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on March 30, 2021 with Dr. Carla W. Brady by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project.

In the interview, Brady discusses her work with liver transplantation, her development of a hepatology clinic which is focused on the needs of pregnant women, her reflections on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on her work, and her leadership work as a member of Duke's Academic Council's Executive Committee (ECAC). The themes of this interview includes transplant hepatologist, gastroenterology, women in medicine and as patients, and clinical care.

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Carl E. Ravin Oral History Interview, May 20, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 12.4 MB

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Dr. Carl E. Ravin, MD (1942- ) is a Duke Professor of Radiology and former Chair of the Department of Radiology (1985-2008). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 20, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Ravin briefly discusses his early life, education, military service during the Vietnam War, and his early career as a chest radiologist; memories of Dr. David Sabiston including the time Sabiston would not greet him because he was not wearing a white coat, as well as how Sabiston negotiated behind the scenes and controlled the environment by setting an example of how he thought the environment should operate; becoming chair of the department of surgery and changes he made; writing a chapter on imaging for Sabiston's surgery textbook; how Sabiston created an atmosphere at Duke with a superb quality of care from top rate doctors that also heavily focused on academics; Sabiston's commitment to the institution of Duke; and Ravin's relationship with Sabiston after his retirement.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Carl E. Ravin conducted on May 20, 2019 with Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the May 20, 2019 interview, Ravin briefly discusses his early life, education, military service during the Vietnam War, and his early career as a chest radiologist; memories of Dr. David Sabiston including the time Sabiston would not greet him because he was not wearing a white coat, as well as how Sabiston negotiated behind the scenes and controlled the environment by setting an example of how he thought the environment should operate; becoming chair of the department of surgery and changes he made; writing a chapter on imaging for Sabiston's surgery textbook; how Sabiston created an atmosphere at Duke with a superb quality of care from top rate doctors that also heavily focused on academics; Sabiston's commitment to the institution of Duke; and Ravin's relationship with Sabiston after his retirement.

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Catherine Lynch Gilliss Records, 1932-2017 14.5 Linear Feet (8 cartons, 4 flat boxes, 1 card box) and 1.65 GB

Contains the personal and professional papers of Catherine Lynch Gilliss, dean of the Duke University School of Nursing from 2004 to 2014. Types of materials include personal correspondence, professional correspondence, artwork, diplomas, programs, notes, photographic materials, clippings, scrapbooks, an oral history transcript, drafts, reports, budgets, minutes, notes, agendas, resumes, printed materials, programs, clippings, itineraries, survey data, grant applications, architectural renderings and plans, AV materials, and photographic materials. Major correspondents include Ruby Wilson. Major subjects include Duke University School of Nursing administrative records, academic affairs, and strategic planning. Materials date from 1932 to 2017.

Contains the personal and professional papers of Catherine Lynch Gilliss. Types of materials include personal correspondence, professional correspondence, artwork, diplomas, programs, notes, photographic materials, clippings, scrapbooks, an oral history transcript, drafts, reports, budgets, minutes, notes, agendas, resumes, printed materials, programs, clippings, itineraries, survey data, grant applications, architectural renderings and plans, AV materials, and photographic materials. Major correspondents include Ruby Wilson. Major subjects include Duke University School of Nursing administrative records and academic affairs. The administrative files from her time as include office correspondence, faculty reviews, strategic planning, position searches, and committee meeting notes. Materials date from 1932 to 2017.

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Catherine M. Wilfert Oral History Interview, August 25, 2006 1 interview (2 master CDs, 2 use CDs, and 1 transcript)

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Dr. Catherine M. Wilfert (1936- ) was chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics at the Duke University School of Medicine from 1976 until 1994. An award-winning AIDS researcher, she has done much of her work in developing countries. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on August 26, 2006 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Wilfert discusses her work with AIDS patients in developing countries and the development of the anti-HIV drug AZT.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Catherine M. Wilfert conducted on August 26, 2006 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.

In this interview, Wilfert discusses her work with AIDS patients in developing countries and the development of the anti-HIV drug AZT.

The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.

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Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development Records, 1952-2019 214.95 Linear Feet (139 cartons, 6 card boxes, 4 flat boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 1 large map folder, 1 small map folder) and 358.02 MB

The Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development was created in 1955 by the U.S. Surgeon General and was designated as one of five regional resource centers on aging. The center's first initiatives included the Duke Longitudinal Studies, a 20-year project begun in 1956 that monitored the physical, mental, social, and economic status of approximately 800 older adults. Types of materials include correspondence, audiovisual materials, reprints, departmental histories, budget materials, computer printouts, brochures, newsletters, clippings, directories, grant materials, questionnaires, printed materials, architectural plans, and internal administrative papers such as meeting minutes, reports, publications, and photographs. Major subjects include the study of aging and human development, mental health, geriatric medicine, psychological and psychiatric behavior of older adults, Carol Woods Retirement Home, the Hillhaven LaSalle Nursing Center, the Forest at Duke, the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, the United Methodist Retirement Home, the Croasdaile Village, and Ewald W. Busse. A portion of the materials came from the files of Dorothy K. Heyman; these files have been interspersed throughout the collection. The collection contains materials from Gerda G. Fillenbaum concerning the Study at Carol Woods in Chapel Hill, NC (1979-1981), the Longitudinal Retirement History Study (1969-1979), the Older Americans Resources and Services Program (OARS), and the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). The collection also contains materials from Lisa P. Gwyther, concerning her work with Alzheimer's and related diseases and the Duke Aging Center Family Support Program. The collection also contains materials from Mitchell Heflin concerning the Consortium for Faculty Development to Advance Geriatric Education (FD-AGE), the Duke Geriatrics Division's curriculum on the care of older adults entitled "Clinical Core on Aging", and the Duke Geriatric Education Center (GEC). Materials range in date from 1952 to 2019.

This collection contains correspondence, audiovisual materials, reprints, departmental histories, budget materials, computer printouts, brochures, newsletters, clippings, directories, grant materials, questionnaires, printed materials, patient records, digital files, architectural plans, and internal administrative papers such as meeting minutes, reports, publications, and photographs. Major subjects include the study of aging and human development, mental health, geriatric medicine, psychological and psychiatric behavior of older adults, Carol Woods Retirement Home, the Hillhaven LaSalle Nursing Center, the Forest at Duke, the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, the United Methodist Retirement Home, the Croasdaile Village, and Ewald W. Busse. A portion of the materials came from the files of Dorothy K. Heyman; these files have been interspersed throughout the collection. The collection contains materials from Gerda G. Fillenbaum concerning the Study at Carol Woods in Chapel Hill, NC (1979-1981), the Longitudinal Retirement History Study (1969-1979), the Older Americans Resources and Services Program (OARS), and the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). The collection also contains materials from Lisa P. Gwyther, concerning her work with Alzheimer's and related diseases and the Duke Aging Center Family Support Program. The collection also contains materials from Mitchell Heflin concerning the Consortium for Faculty Development to Advance Geriatric Education (FD-AGE),the Duke Geriatrics Division's curriculum on the care of older adults entitled "Clinical Core on Aging", and the Duke Geriatric Education Center (GEC). Materials range in date from 1952 to 2019.

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Charles and Peggy Hammond Papers, 1956-2010 13.53 Linear Feet (8 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 lantern slide box, 1 film canister) and 10.1 GB

Contains the personal and professional papers of Dr. Charles B. Hammond (1936- ), chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1980-2002, and a small amount of personal correspondence belonging to Peggy Hammond. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, menus, booklets, newsletters, clippings, conference programs, magazines, slides, negatives, prints, cassette tapes, a 16mm film reel, CDs, DVDs, 3.5 inch floppy disks, lantern slides, VHS tapes, a medical license, a certificate, and notes. Materials range in date from 1956 to 2010.

Contains correspondence, photographs, menus, booklets, newsletters, clippings, conference programs, magazines, slides, negatives, prints, cassette tapes, a 16mm film reel, CDs, DVDs, 3.5 inch floppy disks, lantern slides, VHS tapes, a medical license, a certificate, and notes pertaining to the work and lives of Charles and Peggy Hammond. Materials range in date from 1956 to 2010.

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Craig L. Slingluff Jr. Oral History Interview, 2021 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 25.0 MB

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Dr. Craig L. Slingluff Jr., MD, is the Joseph Helms Farrow Professor of Surgery at University of Virginia (UVA) Health, where he serves as the Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Surgery, Director of the UVA Cancer Center Human Immune Therapy Center, and Co-Chair of the Melanoma Committee of Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG). He has 20 years of experience as a surgical oncologist and as an independent investigator in cancer immunology and immunotherapy, all at UVA. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on April 18, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Slingluff discusses his early life, education, why he decided to join the medical profession, how he came to Duke for his residency, his memories of Sabiston, recollections of the people he worked with at Duke during his residency and research fellowship, his decision to go into surgical oncology, and how he ended up back at the UVA.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Craig L. Slingluff Jr. conducted on April 18, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the April 18, 2021 interview, Slingluff discusses his early life, education, why he decided to join the medical profession, how he came to Duke for his residency, his memories of Sabiston, recollections of the people he worked with at Duke during his residency and research fellowship, his decision to go into surgical oncology, and how he ended up back at the University of Virginia.

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Dale Purves Papers, 1950-2020, undated 315 Linear Feet (207 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 4 card boxes, 2 flat boxes, 3 map tubes, 5 CDs in AV15/16 Box 1) and 50 GB

Contains the personal and professional records of Dale Purves, professor of neurobiology, chair of the Department of Neurobiology (1999-2002), and director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University Medical Center. Types of materials include laboratory notebooks, photographs, slides, correspondence, manuscripts, short writings, clippings, committee materials, professional organization materials, memorabilia, grant materials, media files, posters, and emails. Major subjects include neurosciences, neurobiology, and visual perception. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2020.
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Dani Bolognesi Oral History Interviews, 1994, 2019 2 Interviews (2 transcripts) and 11.5 MB

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Dani Bolognesi received his PhD from Duke in virology in 1967, and he joined the faculty at Duke as an Assistant Professor in Virology in the Department of Surgery in 1971 and became an Associate Professor of Surgery in 1972. Bolognesi held other positions at Duke: Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery (1994-1999), Professor of Virology in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology (2001-2002), Professor of Virology in the Department of Microbiology (1994-2002), Professor of Surgery (1977-2002), and Professor Emeritus of Surgery (2002-present). While at Duke, his laboratory did the early work on identifying anti-HIV activity in what would become AZT, the first drug developed against the disease. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted on September 29, 1994 by Dr. James Gifford and May 29, 2019 by Taylor Patterson and is part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the June 29, 1994 interview, Bolognesi discusses his educational background; working with Dr. Joseph Beard at Duke; and his research, particularly the work of the laboratory he directed. In the May 29, 2019 interview, Bolognesi discusses his early life and education; his studies and work at Duke, where he was a student under Dr. Joseph Beard; professional and personal memories of Dr. David Sabiston, including Sabiston's interest in grants; Sabiston's stoke; Sabiston's Christmas parties; translational research; the Department of Surgery; and Bolognesi's HIV research.

Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dani Bolognesi, PhD conducted on June 29, 1994 by Dr. James Gifford and May 29, 2019 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 29, 1994 interview, Bolognesi discusses his educational background; working with Dr. Joseph Beard at Duke; and his research, particularly the work of the laboratory he directed. Charles Rott is also present during the interview.

In the May 29, 2019 interview, which is part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project, Bolognesi discusses his early life and education; his studies and work at Duke, where he was a student under Dr. Joseph Beard; professional and personal memories of Dr. David Sabiston, including Sabiston's interest in grants; Sabiston's stoke; Sabiston's Christmas parties; translational research; the Department of Surgery; and Bolognesi's HIV research.

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Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer Oral History Interviews, 1995, 2005 2 Interviews (2 transcripts, 3 audiocassette tapes)

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Dr. Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer, MD, J.P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a former Dean of Medical Education at the Duke University School of Medicine, is a psychiatrist who came to Duke in 1976. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted on March 31, 1995 by Dr. James Gifford and January 28, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. In the March 31, 1995 interview, which is included in the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project, Blazer discusses his career, thoughts on medical education, and his specific views on the teaching of surgery at Duke. In the January 28, 2005 interview, Blazer discusses his experiences in the Duke University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry.

Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. Daniel (Dan) G. Blazer conducted on March 31, 1995 by Dr. James Gifford and January 28, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. The 1995 interview is included in the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the March 31, 1995 interview, Blazer discusses his career, thoughts on medical education, and his specific views on the teaching of surgery at Duke.

In the January 28, 2005 interview, Blazer discusses his experiences in the Duke University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry.

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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

Contains the personal and professional papers of David C. Sabiston Jr. (1924-2009), surgeon and chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke University from 1964 to 1994. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, memorabilia, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, printed materials, DVDs, CDs, floppy disks, VHS cassettes, certificates, research materials, committee minutes, reports, manuscript materials, reports, departmental lectures, presentations and talks, budgets, evaluations, administrative documents, planning documents, notes, photographs, slides, audiotapes, plaques, gowns, hoods, and robes. Major correspondents include Del Stickel, Donald Silver, J. Leonard Goldner, James F. Glenn, Will Camp Sealy, Samuel A. Wells Jr., and Kenneth Pickrell. Materials range in date from 1887 to 2010, with the bulk starting in 1920.

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.

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David L. Simel Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 840 MB

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Dr. David Lee Simel, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Vice-Chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine at Duke University, where he also acts as Chief for Medical Service at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on March 5, 2021 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interview, Simel discusses his early experiences in and around medicine, his research in clinical exam and diagnostic tools, and his work at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and as Vice-Chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine. The themes of this interview include veterans' health, medical training, hematology-oncology, and general practice medicine.

Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on March 5, 2021 with Dr. David L. Simel by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project.

In the interview, Simel discusses his early experiences in and around medicine, his research in clinical exam and diagnostic tools, and his work at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and as Vice-Chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine. The themes of this interview include veterans' health, medical training, hematology-oncology, and general practice medicine.

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Davison Society Records, 1961-2021 3 Linear Feet (2 cartons) and 626.7 MB

The Davison Society is composed of the entire student body of the Duke University School of Medicine. The Davison Council is the student government organization for the Duke University Medical School. The Council consists of individuals both elected and appointed to handle matters as they pertain to the entire medical school. This collection primarily contains records from the Davison Society's Davison Council, the Student American Medical Association (SAMA), and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). The majority of the records are from the 1970s and many deal with issues such as the Vietnam War, abortion, marijuana, women in medicine, and curriculum changes. Types of materials include meeting minutes and agendas, policies, membership lists, correspondence, articles, reference files, event flyers, reports, photographs, and digital files. Materials are arranged chronologically and range in date from 1961 to 2021.

This collection primarily contains records from the Davison Society's Davison Council, the Student American Medical Association (SAMA), and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). The majority of the records are from the 1970s with many dealing with issues such as the Vietnam War, abortion, marijuana, women in medicine, and curriculum changes. Types of materials include meeting minutes and agendas, policies, membership lists, correspondence, articles, reference files, event flyers, reports, photographs, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2021.

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Dean's Office (School of Medicine) Records, 1916-2020 19.5 Linear Feet (13 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 CD box) and 0.98 GB

Contains records originating in Duke School of Medicine's Dean's Office. Includes R. Sanders (Sandy) Williams administrative records; a small amount of Wilburt C. Davison reprints; Medical Center Executive Committee meeting materials; posters from the Dean's Office Noteworthy Posters Series; a portrait of Edward W. Holmes; and Dean Klotman and Duke University School of Medicine's "Turning a Moment into a Movement: Dismantling Racism in the Duke School of Medicine and Beyond" video and discussion, which is affiliated with Moments to Movement, Duke Health's collective stand against systemic racism and injustice. Materials date from 1916 to 2020.

The bulk of the materials contain subject files from the School of Medicine's Dean's Office. Types of materials are correspondence, reports, emails, schedules, notes, planning, digital files, contracts, presentations, vendor information, and philanthropic foundation materials, and Wilburt C. Davison reprints. Also includes the Medical Center Executive Committee meeting materials and Dean's Office "Noteworthy Posters Series" and a portrait of Edward W. Holmes. Also includes the Dean Klotman and the School of Medicine's "Turning a Moment into a Movement: Dismantling Racism in the Duke School of Medicine and Beyond" video and panel discussion, which is affiliated with Duke Health's Moment to Movement, Duke Health's collective stand against systemic racism and injustice. Materials date from 1916 to 2020.

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Department of Anatomy Records, 1930-1983 1.8 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box, 1 map folder) and two items on the mobile cart

Contains records documenting the Department of Anatomy, established in 1930 as part of the original School of Medicine. The name of the department changed to the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy in 1988. This collection contains portraits, articles, meeting notes, reprints, and minutes created by Joseph E. Markee, Francis Huntington Swett, and others pertaining to the activities of the Department of Anatomy (now the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy) at Duke University, including curriculum scheduling and the new teaching facility (1965). A book of faculty reprints from 1930 to 1940 is also included, entitled "A complete file of publications from the Department of Anatomy, Duke University School of Medicine." Materials date from 1930 to 1983.

Contains records documenting the Department of Anatomy. Types of materials contains portraits, articles, meeting notes, reprints, and minutes created by Joseph E. Markee, Francis Huntington Swett, and others pertaining to the activities of the Department of Anatomy (now the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy) at Duke University, including curriculum scheduling and the new teaching facility (1965). A book of faculty reprints from 1930 to 1940 is also included, entitled "A complete file of publications from the Department of Anatomy, Duke University School of Medicine." Materials date from 1930 to 1983.

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Department of Anesthesiology Records, 1930-2011 2.3 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 map folder) and 1 ledger, 1 DVD, and 2.68 GB

Materials relate to the administration of the Department of Anesthesiology, departmental anniversaries, and research endeavors. Types of materials include 1 ledger, fundraising goals, commemorative anniversary book, grant materials, notes, correspondence, articles, photographs, posters, commemorative anniversary DVD, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2011, with the bulk of material dating between 1991 and 2011.

Contains 1 ledger, fundraising goals, commemorative anniversary book, grant materials, notes, correspondence, articles, photographs, posters, commemorative anniversary DVD, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2011, with the bulk of material dating between 1991 and 2011.

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Department of Arts & Health at Duke Records, 1939-2014 48.7 Linear Feet (23 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 5 flat boxes, 14 map folders) and 8 items on the mobile art cart

Contains the collected materials of the Department of Arts & Health at Duke, a department established in 1978 to promote the role of the arts and humanities in healthcare at Duke Hospital. Types of materials include administrative files, grant reports, subject files, research project files, articles, publications, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, video tapes, audio cassette tapes, exhibit material, exhibit budgets, artwork, artifacts, personal gift requests and records, performance programs, notes, correspondence, and administrative materials. Major subjects include arts and healthcare as a discipline, cultural arts programming undertaken at Duke Hospital, funding and grant sources, and the "Duke Employee Shows." Materials range in date from 1939 to 2014.

This collection contains the collected materials of the Department of Arts & Health at Duke. The bulk of the material spans 1978 to 2009 and consists of funding and grant reports, subject files, research project files, articles, publications, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, video tapes, audio cassette tapes, artwork, artifacts, personal gift requests and records, performance programs, notes, correspondence, and administrative materials. Major subjects include funding and grant sources, arts and healthcare as a discipline, cultural arts programming undertaken at Duke Hospital, the venipuncture research project, and the "Duke Employee Shows." Materials range in date from 1939 to 2014.

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Department of Cell Biology Records, 1989 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)

The Department of Cell Biology focuses on research of the molecular structure and function of cells and their component parts with a vision of determining how cells interact to form embryos, tissues, and nervous systems, as well as investigating their role in physiology, behavior, and tissue repair and regeneration. Contains teaching notes relating to cell and tissue biology and microanatomy. Types of materials include class schedules, lecture notes, slide list, lab assignments, and study questions. Materials date to 1989.

Contains teaching notes relating to cell and tissue biology, as well as microanatomy. Types of materials include class schedules, lecture notes, slide list, lab assignments, and study questions. Materials date to 1989.

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Pastoral services are available at all Duke Health hospitals any time of day or night. The chaplaincy program at Duke Hospital was started by P. Wesley Aitken shortly after Aikten's graduation from Duke Divinity School in July 1956. Contains a portrait of P. Wesley Aitken. Portrait is undated.

Contains a portrait of P. Wesley Aitken. Aitken started the chaplaincy program at Duke Hospital. Portrait is undated.

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Department of Community and Family Medicine Records, 1959-2021 62.65 Linear Feet (39 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 5 flat boxes, 1 map folder, 20 film reels) and 1 piece of artwork and 1.12 GB

Contains the administrative records of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, formerly named the Department of Community and Family Medicine (1979-2019). Prior to 1979, the department was the Department of Community Health Science. This collection contains correspondence, reports, budgets, minutes, writings, planning materials, news releases, clippings, rosters, course and curriculum materials, residency and internship materials, evaluations, surveys, committee materials, field reports, award information, artwork, photographic materials, AV materials, and digital files. Photographs include Mead Johnson Award winners, 1981-1988; Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty and Residents, 1973-1993; Duke Family Medicine Program group photographs, 1983-1995; staff photographs (both identified and unidentified); staff parties and events; and Duke Endowment-King's Fund College, 1971-1981. Images also include departmental faculty members including E. Harvey Estes, Jr.; Samuel W. Warburton; and Kathryn M. Andolsek. Major topics include the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Division of Family Medicine, Student Health, the Regional Medical Program, the King's Fund, the Duke Endowment, Sea Level Hospital, the Andean Rural Health Project, the Fallout Preparedness Committee, and Medical Education for National Defense. Materials date from 1959 to 2021.

Contains the administrative records of the Duke University Department of Community and Family Medicine. Prior to 1979, the department was the Department of Community Health Science. This collection contains correspondence, reports, budgets, minutes, writings, planning materials, news releases, clippings, rosters, course and curriculum materials, residency and internship materials, evaluations, surveys, committee materials, field reports, award information, plaques, artwork, photographic materials, AV materials, and digital files. Photographs include Mead Johnson Award winners, 1981-1988; Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty and Residents, 1973-1993; Duke Family Medicine Program group photographs, 1983-1995; staff photographs (both identified and unidentified); staff parties and events; and Duke Endowment-King's Fund College, 1971-1981. Images also include departmental faculty members including E. Harvey Estes, Jr.; Samuel W. Warburton; and Kathryn M. Andolsek. Major topics include the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Division of Family Medicine, Student Health, the Regional Medical Program, the King's Fund, the Duke Endowment, Sea Level Hospital, the Andean Rural Health Project, the Fallout Preparedness Committee, and Medical Education for National Defense. Materials date from 1959 to 2021.

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Department of Medicine Records, 1930 - 2017 160 Linear Feet (105 cartons, 3 manuscript boxes, and 2 flat boxes)

The Department of Medicine was established in 1930, coinciding with the opening of Duke Hospital. Types of materials include reprints; appointment lists of professors, associates, instructors, residents, affiliates, and alumni; biographical sketches; Eugene A. Stead Jr. alumni lists; a biography of Frederic Moir Hanes; lists of chief residents of Duke Hospital, VA Medical Center, and Ambulatory Care; a list of the numbers of house staff; student, house staff, and faculty files; and staff and faculty group photographs. Major subjects include the Department of Medicine. Materials date from 1930 to 2017.

Contains reprints from periodicals, conferences, and other professional publications, photographs, directories, pamphlets, newsletters, chief resident reunion materials, curriculum vitae, correspondence, a plaque, budgets, manuals, notes, articles, schedules, slides, presentation slides, video tapes, cassette tapes, and faculty files. Materials date from 1930 to 2017.

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Department of Neurobiology Records, 1981-2001 1.3 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 map folder)

The Department of Neurobiology was established in 1988. This collection contains handbooks, correspondence, curriculum brochures, meeting minutes, program proposals, curriculum vitae, portraits, and a committee report. Materials range in date from 1981 to 2001.

Contains handbooks, correspondence, curriculum brochures, meeting minutes, program proposals, curriculum vitae, portraits, and a committee report. Materials range in date from 1981 to 2001.

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Department of Neurology Records, 2006-2018 0.25 Linear Feet (1 Map Tube)

The Duke Department of Neurology works to advance understanding of the brain and nervous system, translate that understanding into treatment and prevention, and provide outstanding patient care. Contains posters presented at various conferences. Materials date from 2006 to 2018.

Contains posters for the following presentations: "Use of High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) in Neurocritical Care Patients" presented at the Neurocritical Care Society's Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland and the Respiratory Care Congress in Austin, Texas and "Smashing the National Average for Complication Rates Related to Central Line Insertions: A 5-Year Journey" presented at the Neurocritical Care Society Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. Materials date from 2006 to 2018.

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Department of Neurosurgery Records, 1922-1988 15.68 Linear Feet (2 half manuscript boxes, 16 card boxes, 1 audiocassette box, 155 film canisters, 1 audio box, 2 lantern slide boxes, 2 flat boxes) and 1 artifact case

Duke Neurosurgery was created in 1937, although it did not become a department until July 1, 2015. Prior to becoming a department, Neurosurgery was a division under the Department of Surgery. Contains materials documenting Dr. Guy Odom and Dr. Blaine Nashold's work for Duke Neurosurgery. Types of materials include patient records, 16mm films documenting various conditions, departmental administrative records, photographs, lantern slides, surgical knives, and a Riechert Mundinger cerebral stereotaxy frame and some related surgical components. Materials dates from 1922 to 1988.

Includes materials documenting Dr. Guy Odom and Dr. Blaine Nashold's work for Duke Neurosurgery. Types of materials include patient records, 16mm films documenting various conditions, departmental administrative records, photographs, lantern slides, surgical knives, and a Riechert Mundinger cerebral stereotaxy frame and some related surgical components. Materials dates from 1922 to 1988.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Records, 1930-2018 5.75 Linear Feet (3 cartons, 1 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes) and 43 ledgers

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was established in 1930 as one of the founding departments at Duke University Medical Center. This collection contains articles, clippings, order forms, lectures, survey results, slides, Roy T. Parker Symposium programs, correspondence, artifacts, plaques, printed materials, photographs, negatives, and delivery and procedure logs produced by Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty members from 1930 to 1995. Major contributors include F. Bayard Carter, E. C. Hamblen, and Robert A. Ross. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2018.

This collection contains articles, clippings, order forms, lectures, survey results, slides, Roy T. Parker Symposium programs, correspondence, artifacts, plaques, printed materials, photographs, negatives, and delivery and procedure logs produced by Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty members from 1930 to 1995. Major contributors include F. Bayard Carter, E. C. Hamblen, and Robert A. Ross. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2011.

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Department of Ophthalmology Records, 1940-2014 144.25 Linear Feet (95 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 3 flat boxes)

The Department of Ophthalmology, established in 1965, began in 1930 as a division within the Department of Surgery. Divisions of the department include Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cornea Service, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Oculoplastics, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Research Division, and Vitreoretinal Service. This collection contains publications, administrative and departmental records, reprints by faculty and staff, research files and materials, alumni files, grant information, photographs, slides, negatives, audiovisual materials, and public relations materials. The materials date from 1940 to 2014. Materials range in date from 1940 to 2014.

This collection contains publications, administrative and departmental records, reprints by faculty and staff, research files and materials, alumni files, grant information, photographs, slides, negatives, audiovisual materials, and public relations materials. The materials date from 1940 to 2014.

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Department of Pediatrics Records, 1930-2014 126.75 Linear Feet (82 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 14 blueprints)

Duke School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics was founded in 1927 by Wilburt C. Davison, MD, the first dean of the medical school. He also served as the first Department of Pediatrics chair (1927 to 1954). Other chairs include Jerome Harris, MD; Samuel L. Katz, MD; Michael M. Frank, MD; Joseph St. Geme, MD; and Ann M. Reed, MD. The collection documents the Department of Pediatrics with information about the department, Duke Children's Hospital, and affiliated clinics. Types of materials include departmental administrative files, financial information, planning and development materials, Duke Children's Hospital blueprints, meeting and committee materials, research files, printed materials, correspondence, reports and manuals, a small amount of audiovisual materials, grant and award information, and a list of Pediatrics House Staff. Materials date from 1930 to 2014.

The collection includes departmental administrative files, financial information, planning and development materials, Duke Children's Hospital blueprints, meeting and committee materials, research files, printed materials, correspondence, reports and manuals, a small amount of audiovisual materials, grants, awards, and a list of Pediatrics House Staff. Major topics include the Department of Pediatrics, Duke Children's Hospital, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Durham County Community Clinic for Children and Youth, and Child Guidance Clinic. Materials date from 1930 to 2014.

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Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Records, 1944-1992 8 linear feet (5 cartons, 1 flat box) and 3 items on the mobile art cart

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, established in 1994, focuses on understanding the brain and mind through research, clinical care, and education with the goal to help people with mental health challenges live their best life. Prior to this, the department originated as the Division of Neuropsychiatry in the Department of Medicine in 1933. In 1940 it became the Department of Neuropsychiatry, and in 1951 the name changed to the Department of Psychiatry. Contains administrative records of the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, as well as a small amount of portraits and scrapbooks. Materials range in date from 1944 to 1992.

Contains administrative records of the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, as well as a small amount of portraits and scrapbooks. Materials range in date from 1960 to 1979.

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Department of Surgery Chief Residents Oral History Interviews, 2018-2022 22 interviews (3 CDs, 22 transcripts) and 686.62 MB

The Department of Surgery's Chief Resident Interview Project began in 2018. The interviews are conducted with Department of Surgery's Chief Residents each year as a way to document the department's Chief Residents. Interviewees discuss their family background, educational background, and experiences at Duke. Materials date from 2018 to 2022.

Includes 5 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2018 Chief Residents:

  • Dr. Brian Gulack conducted on June 27, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. Jeffrey Keenan conducted on May 3, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. C. Cameron McCoy conducted on May 14, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. Mithum Shenoi conducted on May 7, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr
  • Dr. Jeff Yang conducted on June 18, 2018 by Dr. Justin Barr. Restricted until June 18, 2038

Includes 5 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2019 Chief Residents:

  • Dr. Ehsan Benrashid conducted on April 10, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Jina Kim conducted on March 27, 2019 by Susannah Roberson. Restricted until March 27, 2069.
  • Dr. Linda Youngwirth conducted on March 7, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Daniel Nussbaum conducted on April 24, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Patrick Davis conducted on May 13, 2019 by Dr. Justin Barr.
Includes 6 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2020 Chief Residents:
  • Dr. Alice Wang conducted on April 21, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Hanghang Wang conducted on May 3, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. James Meza conducted on May 8, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. David Ranney conducted on May 8, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Zhifei (Jeff) Sun conducted on May 11, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Babatunde Yerokun conducted on May 31, 2020 by Dr. Justin Barr.
Includes 6 oral history interviews with the Department of Surgery's 2021 Chief Residents:
  • Dr. Morgan Cox conducted on May 6, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Brian Ezekian conducted on May 6, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Michael Mulvihill conducted on May 27, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Uttara Soni Nag conducted on April 7, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Cecilia Ong conducted on June 11, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.
  • Dr. Megan Turner Turley conducted on May 5, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr.

All the Chief Resident interviews are part of the Chief Resident Interview Project, which was started in 2018. The interviewees discuss their family background, education background, and experiences at Duke. Materials date from 2018 to 2022.

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Department of Surgery Records, 1947-2021 11.5 Linear Feet (7 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box) and 1 artifact and 912.64 MB

Established in 1930, The Department of Surgery was one of the first departments at Duke Hospital and Duke School of Medicine. The collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs, composite photographs, handbooks, invitations, microscope slides, negatives, 35mm projector slides, research notes, research logs, articles, artifacts, reference files, programs, departmental publications, financial records, and digital files documenting the day to day operations of the department. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2021.

Contains correspondence, reports, photographs, composite photographs, handbooks, invitations, microscope slides, negatives, 35mm projector slides, research notes, research logs, articles, artifacts, reference files, programs, departmental publications, financial records, and digital files documenting the day to day operations of the department. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2021.

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Department of Urology Records, 1969-2019 6 Linear Feet (4 cartons) and 298 MB

The Duke Department of Urology is a leader in providing outstanding clinical care, performing cutting-edge clinical and basic science research, and training the next generation of outstanding clinical and academic leaders in the field of urology. The department's mission is to advance urologic health as a leader in world-class multidisciplinary research; innovative education; and compassionate, exception urologic care for all patients. Duke Urology is recognized worldwide for expertise in the areas of general urology, prostate cancer and prostatic diseases, male sexual health, urinary tract stone management through the Duke Comprehensive Kidney Stone Program, minimally invasive surgery and robotics, reconstructive urology, urinary incontinence, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, and pediatric urology. Includes materials from the Division of Urology, prior to it becoming the Department of Urology in 2023. Contains administrative records pertaining to the Duke Urologic Assembly, Duke Tuesday, Winter Urologic Forum, Focal Therapy workshops and symposiums, Duke Prostate Cancer Patient Symposiums, a small amount of correspondence and departmental printed materials, including an early urology handbook. Types of materials include programs, correspondence, digital files, brochures, and flyers. Materials date from 1969 to 2019.

Includes materials from the Division of Urology, prior to it becoming the Department of Urology in 2023. Contains administrative records pertaining to the Duke Urologic Assembly, Duke Tuesday, Winter Urologic Forum, Focal Therapy workshops and symposiums, Duke Prostate Cancer Patient Symposiums, a small amount of correspondence and departmental printed materials, including an early urology handbook. Types of materials include programs, correspondence, digital files, brochures, and flyers. Materials date from 1969 to 2019.

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Diana B. McNeill Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 666 MB

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Dr. Diana B. McNeill, MD, has had a 30 plus year carrer atDuke focused on clinical treatment of diabetes, teaching and mentoring trainees as a Professor of Medicine, and galvanizing resources for faculty development. In addition to her clinical work and teaching, McNeill served as the director of Duke's Internal Medicine Residency program (2001-2011) and directs Duke AHEAD, an initiative for faculty development. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on March 1, 2021 by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project. In the interview, McNeill discusses the treatment of diabetes and the idea of "Type 3" support people surrounding people with diabetes, McNeill's experiences related to work-life balance for physicians, her leadership of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and the work of Duke AHEAD to support faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic. The themes of this interview includes diabetes and diabetes in pregnancy, maternity leave policies in medicine, mentorship, and faculty development.

Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on March 1, 2021 with Dr. Diana B. McNeill by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project.

In the interview, McNeill discusses the treatment of diabetes and the idea of "Type 3" support people surrounding people with diabetes, McNeill's experiences related to work-life balance for physicians, her leadership of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and the work of Duke AHEAD to support faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic. The themes of this interview includes diabetes and diabetes in pregnancy, maternity leave policies in medicine, mentorship, and faculty development.

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Division of Cardiology Records, 1952-2016 16.75 Linear Feet (10 cartons, 1 flat box, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box) and 528 MB

Duke's Division of Cardiology, part of the Department of Medicine, is among one of the largest programs in the United States. Notable members of the division include Dr. Edward Orgain, Dr. Henry D. McIntosh, Dr. Andrew G. Wallace, and Dr. Joseph C. Greenfield. This collection contains subject files, newsletters, financial information, correspondence, meeting minutes, conference materials, agendas, study and research reports, writings, publications, programs, notes, presentations, personal accounts, proposals, questionnaires, interviews, lists, audiovisual materials, and photographic materials concerning the Division of Cardiology, particularly its departmental organizations, training fellows program, and the Duke Heart Center. Major subjects include the Duke Heart Center Board of Advisors, the Duke Cardiovascular Fellow's Society, the Duke University Cooperative Cardiovascular Society, and Dr. Joseph C. Greenfield's book on the history of the Cardiology Training Fellows program. Materials range in date from 1952 to 2016.

Contains subject files, newsletters, financial information, correspondence, meeting minutes, conference materials, agendas, study and research reports, writings, publications, programs, notes, presentations, personal accounts, proposals, questionnaires, interviews, lists, audiovisual materials, and photographic materials concerning the Division of Cardiology at the Duke University Medical Center, particularly its departmental organizations, training fellows program, and the Duke Heart Center. Materials date from 1952 to 2016.

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The Duke Division of Gastroenterology, also known as Duke GI, strives to provide quality care to patients through a focus on patient satisfaction, optimizing outcomes, ongoing research, and the education and development of faculty and resident physicians. Collection contains digital photographs documenting visitors, faculty, fellows, and division candids. Materials date from 2018 to 2019.

Contains digital photographs documenting visitors, faculty, fellows, and candids. Materials date from 2018 to 2019.

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Contains the administrative records of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, a provider of cardiovascular diagnostic and treatment services for cardiovascular diseases that may affect the fetus, infant, child, adolescent, or young adult. Materials include correspondence, printed materials, CDs, vendor and product files, reports, invoices, contracts, notes, schedules, meeting materials, and floor plans. Materials date from 1990 to 2013.

Contains the administrative records for the Division of Pediatric Cardiology. Materials include correspondence, printed materials, CDs, vendor and product files, reports, invoices, contracts, notes, schedules, meeting materials, and floor plans. Materials date from 1990 to 2013.

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Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery Records, 1958-2023 3.5 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 1 manuscript box) and 290.38 MB

Contains various materials from the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery. Includes Dr. Nicholas Georgiade's patient slides, patent materials for his work on cleft palates, and correspondence, much of which refers to his work on cleft palates. A small amount of correspondence belonging to Dr. Jeffrey Marcus. Photographs given to the Division by Dr. Maria Matton-van Leuven, a former research associate documenting Dr. Guido Matton and her time at Duke. A small amount of administrative records from the Division such as printed materials, meeting materials, the Cleft Palate Trust Fund, Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Team history, a departmental history, alumni events, and the Flap Dissection Course, as well as digital files documenting the Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Team's involvement in Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month in Durham, North Carolina. Also contains the Video Atlas of Microsurgical Composite Tissue Transplantation video series by Dr Donald Serafin, former Chief of the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery. Materials date from 1958 to 2023.

Contains various materials from the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery. Includes Dr. Nicholas Georgiade's patient slides, patent materials for his work on cleft palates, and correspondence, much of which refers to his work on cleft palates. A small amount of correspondence belonging to Dr. Jeffrey Marcus. Photographs given to the Division by Dr. Maria Matton-van Leuven, a former research associate documenting Dr. Guido Matton and her time at Duke. A small amount of administrate records from the Division such as printed materials, meeting materials, the Cleft Palate Trust Fund, Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Team history, a departmental history, alumni events, and the Flap Dissection Course, as well as digital files documenting the Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Team's involvement in Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month in Durham, North Carolina. Also contains the Video Atlas of Microsurgical Composite Tissue Transplantation video series by Dr Donald Serafin, former Chief of the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery. Materials date from 1958 to 2023.

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Materials relate to the administration and research projects of the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology. Types of materials include annual review reports, grant applications, curriculum vitae, articles, correspondence, reports, handbooks, budgets, flyers, program brochures, meeting agendas, and floorplans. Materials range in date from 1988 to 2005.

Materials relate to the administration and research projects of the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology. Types of materials include annual review reports, grant applications, curriculum vitae, articles, correspondence, reports, handbooks, budgets, flyers, program brochures, meeting agendas, and floorplans.. Materials range in date from 1988 to 2005.

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Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Records, 1920-2018 27.5 Linear Feet (17 cartons, 2 manuscript boxes, and 2 flat boxes) and 15.0 GB

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Duke University began as a post-baccalaureate certificate program originally offered by the School of Medicine in 1943. Helen L. Kaiser was brought on by Dr. Lenox Baker to help establish the program and serve as the first Director of Physical Therapy and Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. The program was officially elevated to a Master of Science degree in 1970. In 1998, the Physical Therapy course was lengthened to three years and the Master of Science degree was replaced by the Doctor of Physical Therapy. This collection contains planning files, schedules, syllabi, correspondence, budget records, meeting agendas and notes, research, calendars, admissions policies and statistics, survey results, grading policies, meeting minutes, student handbooks, booklets, student and alumni publications, newsletters, studies, reprints, transcripts, questionnaire results, presentation and lecture materials, audiovisual recordings of events, interviews, anniversary projects, orientation and graduation materials, blank copies of examinations, on-site evaluations, outcome assessments, site team responses, and photographic materials pertaining to the graduate program in Physical Therapy at Duke. Major subjects include courses, ongoing curriculum development, national accreditation, faculty records, publications, and papers collected by department chair Robert Bartlett for the graduate program in physical therapy at Duke University. Materials range in date from 1920 to 2018.

Contains materials related to the history of the graduate program in physical therapy at Duke University and its development into the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Types of materials include planning files, schedules, syllabi, correspondence, budget records, meeting agenda and notes, research, calendars, admissions policies and statistics, survey results, grading policies, meeting minutes, student handbooks, booklets, student and alumni publications, newsletters, studies, reprints, transcripts, questionnaire results, presentation and lecture materials, audiovisual recordings of events, interviews, anniversary projects, orientation and graduation materials, blank copies of examinations, on-site evaluations, outcome assessments, site team responses, and photographic materials. Major subjects include courses, ongoing curriculum development, national accreditation, faculty records, publications, and papers collected by department chair Robert Bartlett for the graduate program in physical therapy at Duke University. Materials range in date from 1920 to 2018.

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COVID-19 changed and disrupted the lives of everyone around the world. The Duke University Medical Center Archives, in conjunction with the Duke University Archives, collected COVID-19 stories from students, staff, faculty, and other people who lived, worked, and studied at Duke in order to document this unique period of time. Stories of all formats were accepted. Contains the COVID-19 stories of Duke Health professionals. Materials date to 2020.

Contains the COVID-19 stories of Duke Health professionals. Materials date to 2020.

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Don E. Detmer Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 211 MB

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Dr. Don E. Detmer, MD, MA, is professor emeritus and professor of medical education at the University of Virginia. During his career in medicine, administration, and medical informatics he worked at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Utah, the University of Virginia, and the American College of Surgeons. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on February 2, 2022 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Detmer discusses his early life, education, his medical training, individuals who shaped him along the way during his career, how he came to Duke for the third year of his surgical residency, memories of Sabiston, Sabiston's rigid belief system, his interest in health policy, how he went into administration and medical informatics, different positions he held over the years, and his work with the Duke Physician Assistant Program.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Don E. Detmer conducted on February 2, 2022 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the February 2, 2022 interview, Detmer discusses his early life, education, his medical training, individuals who shaped him along the way during his career, how he came to Duke for the third year of his surgical residency, memories of Sabiston, Sabiston's rigid belief system, his interest in health policy, how he went into administration and medical informatics, different positions he held over the years, and his work with the Duke Physician Assistant Program.

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Doris Howell Oral History Interview, November 12, 2007 1 interview ( 2 master audiocassette tapes, 1 master CD, 1 use CD, and 1 transcript)

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Dr. Doris Howell is a former member of Duke's Department of Pediatrics and the first woman to receive the Distinguished Duke Medical Alumni Award. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on November 12, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Howell discusses her experiences as a female pediatrician at Duke, in San Diego, and in Pennsylvania.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Doris Howell conducted on November 12, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.

In this interview, Howell discusses her experiences as a female pediatrician at Duke, in San Diego, and in Pennsylvania.

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Douglas S. Tyler Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcripts) and 11.8 MB

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Dr. Douglas S. Tyler, MD, is the John Woods Harris Distinguished Chair in Surgery, Professor, and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He completed his residency in general surgery at the Duke University Medical Center, where he was the Chief Resident in Surgery. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 10, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Tyler discusses his early life, education, decision to become a physician, experiences with Sabiston as a Resident in General Surgery and as the Chief Resident in Surgery, Sabiston's training methods, his experiences working in a research lab at Duke, his fellowship in surgical oncology, coming back to Duke to start his academic career, other memories of Sabiston, and his reasons for leaving Duke.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Douglas S. Tyler conducted on June 10, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 10, 2019 interview, Tyler discusses his early life, education, decision to become a physician, experiences with Sabiston as a Resident in General Surgery and as the Chief Resident in Surgery, Sabiston's training methods, his experiences working in a research lab at Duke, his fellowship in surgical oncology, coming back to Duke to start his academic career, other memories of Sabiston, and his reasons for leaving Duke.

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Doyle Graham Papers, 1987-1992 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Doyle Gene Graham (b. 1942), a Duke alum, served as an assistant professor of pathology at Duke University School of Medicine (SOM) from 1971 to 1978 and became a professor of pathology in 1986. Graham worked as the Dean of Medical Education at Duke from 1987 to 1995. Contains materials relating to curriculum at Duke University's SOM and department of pathology. Types of materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, transparencies, slides, agendas, and reports. Materials date from 1987 to 1992.

Contains materials from Graham's membership on the Planning and Implementation Committee relating to curriculum at Duke University's School of Medicine and department of pathology. Types of materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, transparencies, slides, agendas, and reports. Materials date from 1987 to 1992.

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Duke Cancer Institute Records, 1943-2011 3 Linear Feet (2 cartons)

The Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center became one of the nation's first cancer centers in December 1971 after the passage of the National Cancer Act. In 1973, the Duke Cancer Center was designated a cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, reprinted articles, grant materials, photographs, brochures, meeting agendas, photographic contact sheets, and videotapes. Major themes include the External Scientific Review Committee, the Cancer Center Advisory Committee, Cancer Center support grants and core grants, Oncology Recreation Therapy, the Take-A-Seat Gala and Auction, and the Duke Center for Living. Materials range in date from 1943 to 2011.

Contains photographs, correspondence, reports, grant materials, annual reports, publications, progress reports, negatives, photographs contact sheets, and videotapes. Major subjects include the External Scientific Review Committee, the Cancer Center Advisory Committee, Cancer Center support grants and core grants, Oncology Recreation Therapy, the Take-A-Seat Gala and Auction, and the Duke Center for Living. Materials range in date from 1943 to 2011.

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The Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology is the Southeast's regional referral center for Hyperbaric Medicine. It is a multi-place, critical care-oriented, hyperbaric facility available 24 hours a day. The collection contains lantern slides from the work the Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology did with NASA during the Apollo Missions. Materials date to circa 1961 to 1975.

Contains lantern slides from the work the Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology did with NASA during the Apollo Missions. Materials date to circa 1961 to 1975.

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The American Medical Women's Association (AMWA), founded in 1915, is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advocate for the advancement of women in medicine and for the improvement of women's health. Contains records pertaining to the operations of the Duke Chapter of the AMWA. Materials date from 2019 to 2020.

Contains records pertaining to the operations and activities of the Duke Chapter of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA). Materials date from 2019 to 2020.

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Duke Clinical Research Institute Records, 1983-2018 4 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 1 flat box) and 1 VHS tape, 1 CD, 7 DVDs, and 1.2 GB

The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) was created in 1996 from the Duke Databank for Cardiovascular Disease (DDCD). Dr. Robert M. Califf was named as the first DCRI director. The DCRI designs and conducts small and large multinational clinical trials. Contains correspondence, reports, newsletters, meeting agendas, research applications, clinical trial research reports, articles, presentations, meeting minutes, financial materials, pamphlets, brochures, audiovisual materials, and photographs. Materials range in date from 1983 to 2018.

Contains correspondence, reports, newsletters, meeting agendas, research applications, clinical trial research reports, articles, presentations, meeting minutes, financial materials, pamphlets, brochures, audiovisual materials, and photographs. Materials range in date from 1983 to 2018.

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Duke Global Health Institute Records, 2006 0.5 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Contains bound copies of posters presented at the Duke Global Health Symposium. Materials date to 2006.

Contains bound copies of posters presented at the Duke Global Health Symposium. Materials are from 2006.

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Duke Hospital Collection, 1934-2021 1.75 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 2 flat boxes, 1 map tube) and 967 MB

The Duke Endowment, established by James Buchanan Duke in 1924, provided the funds to form Duke's School of Medicine and Duke Hospital. Since its inception in 1924, the hospital has greatly expanded and is ranked among the top hospitals in the United States. Types of materials include manuals, meeting minutes, handbooks, business ledgers, reports, a poster from Respiratory Care Services, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1934 to 2021

Contains manuals, meeting minutes, handbooks, business ledgers, reports, a poster from Respiratory Care Services, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1934 to 2021.

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Duke Hospital North Records, 1972-1986 2.59 Linear Feet (1 carton, 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box, and 3 audio boxes)

James Buchanan Duke established the Duke Endowment in 1924. The endowment provided funds to form Duke's School of Medicine and Duke Hospital. Duke North opened in 1980 and was connected the older hospital, referred to as the South division, through a personnel rapid transit system (PRT). Construction of this addition corresponded to the construction of the hospital's nearby Communications Center and Medical Library, leading to a degree of overlap between records for both projects. Types of materials in this collection include meeting minutes, planning files, reports, construction notes, blueprints, conceptual drawings, correspondence, reference materials, accounting and revenue records, sound recordings, photographs, photographic slides, and negatives. Materials range in date from 1972 to 1986.

Contains meeting minutes, planning files, reports, construction notes, blueprints, conceptual drawings, correspondence, reference materials, accounting and revenue records, sound recordings, photographs, photographic slides, and negatives. These materials relate to the construction and maintenance of Duke Hospital North, particularly the hospital's Amphitheatre, as well as the concurrent construction of the Communications Center and Medical Library. Materials date from 1972 to 1986.

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Duke Medical Faculty Wives Records, 1968-2018 5.8 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 4 flat boxes, 1 map folder) and 34.3 KB

Duke University School of Medicine faculty wives created the Duke Medical Faculty Wives to raise money for medical student scholarships. The idea to create the group and run a thrift shop as the primary way of fundraising for medical scholarships was proposed by Ethel Wyngaarten. In 1968, by-laws were established, creating the Nearly New Shoppe; Wyngaarten was the chair and Martha Wadsworth was elected president. Contains materials documenting the Duke Medical Faculty Wives and their running of the Nearly New Shoppe as a means to raise money for scholarships to the Duke University School of Medicine and the Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include administrative records, by-laws, financial records, roosters, photo albums, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, invitations, architectural plans, and digital files. Materials date from 1968-2018.

Contains materials documenting the Duke Medical Faculty Wives and their running of the Nearly New Shoppe as a means to raise money for scholarships to the Duke University School of Medicine and the Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include administrative records, by-laws, financial records, roosters, photo albums, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, invitations, architectural plans, and digital files. Materials date from 1968-2018.

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Duke Midwifery Service Records, 1989-2021 6.05 linear feet (3 cartons, 1 flat box, 1 map folder, 1 map tube) and 1.42 GB and 1 textile.

The Duke Midwifery Service (DMS) provided obstetric and gynecologic services to low-risk pregnant women and education to first-year residents, medical students, physician assistant students, midwifery students and nursing students. The Service was established in 1999 under the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Duke University School of Medicine. This collection contains materials from Amy MacDonald, CNM, and former DMS Director from 1999 to 2013. Types of materials include administrative records, birth logs, grant information, correspondence, curriculum materials, clinic forms and handouts for patients in English and Spanish, photographs, digital files, and a lab coat. Materials date from 1989 to 2021.

Collection contains the administrative records, birth logs, grant information, Centering Pregnancy curriculum, El Centro clinic forms, patient handouts, and the professional papers of the programs first Certified Nurse-Midwife, Amy MacDonald. Also included are photographs, news clippings, digital files, posters, and a lab coat. Materials date from 1989 to 2013.

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Duke Poison Control Center Records, 1951-1987 8 Linear Feet (6 cartons and 1 manuscript box) and 1 oversized folder

Contains materials pertaining to the clinical and educational activities of the Poison Control Center at Duke University, established in 1954 and headed by Jay Arena and later Shirley K. Osterhout. The Poison Control Center provided information to individuals and businesses about the product safety and chronic and acute management of poisoning through referrals, correspondence, and educational speakers. Types of materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, memoranda, articles, patient summaries, tests, discussion notes, informational materials relating to poisons and drug interactions, phone logs, pamphlets, brochures, budgets, and copies of newspaper clippings. Major subjects include the Duke University Medical Center, Poison Control Centers, poisoning in children, accidental poisoning, prevention and treatment of poisoning, Jay Arena, and Shirley K. Osterhout. Materials range in date from 1951 to 1987.

Contains materials pertaining to the clinical and educational activities of the Poison Control Center at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, memoranda, articles, patient summaries, tests, discussion notes, informational materials relating to poisons and drug interactions, phone logs, and copies of newspaper clippings. Materials range in date from1951 to 1987.

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Duke Surgical Instrument Shop Records and Surgical Devices, circa 1949-1954 0.25 Linear Feet (1 bound volume) and 3 surgical devices

The Duke Surgical Instrument Shop was founded in 1949 and housed in the basement of the former William Bell Research Building. George W. Newton was the first shop manager, followed by Tom Orr and William Barber. In 1997, the Surgical Instrument Shop's administration was transferred from the Department of Surgery to the Department of Engineering and Maintenance Operations. Types of materials include a logbook detailing work done by the Surgical Instrument shop and three surgical devices. Materials range in date from 1949 to 1954.

Contains a logbook detailing work done by the Surgical Instrument shop and three surgical devices. Materials range in date from 1949 to 1954.

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Duke Surgical Women Club Records, 1971-1978 1 Linear Foot (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box)

The Duke Surgical Women's Club was an organization whose members were the spouses of interns, residents, and fellows in the Department of Surgery at Duke. In October 1977, the club voted to change their name from Duke Surgical Wives to Duke Surgical Women. Contains the club's newsletter, "The Probe," publicity committee materials, scrapbooks, and clippings. Materials date from 1971 to 1978.

Contains the club's newsletter, "The Probe," administative records, clippings, and two scrapbooks documenting club activities from 1974 to 1976. The publicity files primarily relate to efforts to promote the club's annual charity event. Scrapbooks were compiled by the Publicity Committee chairperson for the years 1974-1975 and 1975-1976. Materials date from 1971 to 1978.

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On July 11, 1961, Dean Barnes Woodhall commissioned the Fallout Preparedness Committee to study the issue of fallout protection for the Duke Medical Center in case of a future nuclear attack. The committee was created as a response to the escalating tensions with the Soviet Union in Berlin and the construction of the Berlin Wall. In September 1961, Deryl Hart, President of Duke University, expanded the committee and tasked it with planning a fallout shelter program for the Duke University Community.. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, meeting agendas, newsletters, articles, evaluations, floorplans, and notes. Materials range in date from 1961 to 1963.

Contains correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, meeting agendas, newsletters, articles, evaluations, floorplans, and notes documenting Duke's response to escalating tensions with the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Materials range in date from 1961 to 1963.

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Duncan C. Hetherington Papers, 1918-1975 0.25 Linear Feet (1 half manuscript box)

Duncan Charteris Hetherington (1895-1974), earned his AB degree at Colorado College (1919) and a master's degree (1920) and PhD (1922) in parasitology from the University of Illinois. He received his MD from Johns Hopkins University (1926). From 1926 to 1930, Hetherington was a member of the Department of Anatomy at Vanderbilt University. In 1930, Hetherington joined the new Duke University School of Medicine as a professor of anatomy. He remained at Duke until his obligatory (by age) retirement in 1965. Types of materials include course sketches and other sketches, brain modelling packet, a photograph of Hetherington, and the "Memorials from the Proceedings of the Eighty-Eighth Meeting of the American Association of Anatomists" booklet. Materials date from 1918 to 1975.

Types of materials include course sketches and other sketches, brain modelling packet, a photograph of Hetherington, and the "Memorials from the Proceedings of the Eighty-Eighth Meeting of the American Association of Anatomists" booklet. Materials date from 1918 to 1975.

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E. Croft Long Papers, 1960-1974 6.5 Linear Feet (4 cartons and 1 manuscript box)

Contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, newsletters, committee materials, and bulletins pertaining to the career of E. Croft Long (1920-2011), associate dean of undergraduate medical education (1967-1973). Also contains materials pertaining to the history and development of Project Med-Aid. Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine, medical education, and Project Med-Aid. Materials range in date from 1960 to 1974.

Contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, newsletters, committee materials, bulletins, and programs pertaining to the professional activities of E. Croft Long as a professor of medicine and an advisor for Project Med-Aid at Duke University. Materials range in date from 1960 to 1974.

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Eddie L. Hoover Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 11.0 MB

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Dr. Eddie L. Hoover, MD, a cardiac and thoracic surgeon, was the second Black student at the Duke University School of Medicine and the first Black resident in the Department of Surgery. Hoover went on to hold many leadership positions at different institutions including Chief of Surgery at the Brooklyn VA Hospital, Chair of Department of Surgery at Meharry Medical College, and Chairmen of Surgery at State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as being a founding member of the Society for Black Academic Surgeons. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on June 25, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Hoover discusses his early life; education; how he joined the medical profession; what it was like to be Black at the time Duke was starting to integrate its schools and facilities; the need for and starting the Society of Black Academic Surgeons; and his memories of Sabiston including his flawless memory, his meticulous nature, his love of the history of surgery; his dress code; his focus on research; and his desire to train academic surgeons who were going to teach the next generation of surgeons.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Eddie L. Hoover conducted on June 25, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the June 25, 2019 interview, Hoover discusses his early life; education; how he joined the medical profession; what it was like to be Black at the time Duke was starting to integrate its schools and facilities; the need for and starting the Society of Black Academic Surgeons; and his memories of Sabiston including his flawless memory, his meticulous nature, his love of the history of surgery; his dress code; his focus on research; and his desire to train academic surgeons who were going to teach the next generation of surgeons.

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Educational Media Services Motion Film Collection, 1946-1991, undated 69.87 Linear Feet (40 cartons, 329 film canisters)

This collection contains video footage documenting the history of Duke University Medical Center. The EMS Film Reels series contain 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, and IBM Conference film. Materials range in date from 1946 to 1991 with the bulk being undated.

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.

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Educational Media Services Records, 1950-2005 51.8 Linear Feet (30 cartons, 4 manuscript boxes, 7 flat boxes, 2 lantern slide boxes, 1 map folder)

Materials were created by staff and artists of Medical Art, later Medical Illustration, a section of Educational Media Services, a division of the Duke University School of Medicine. Artists include Elon H. Clark, Robert L. Blake, Robert G. Gordon and Stanley M. Coffman. Types of materials include photographs, negatives, slides, sketches, and drawings. The collection also contains prints, negatives, and sketches of items created by Gordon and Coffman for David C. Sabiston's "Atlas of Cardiothoracic Surgery." Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine and medical illustration. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2003.

Contains photographs, negatives, slides, sketches, drawings, correspondence, newsletters, release forms, contact sheets, and newspaper clippings. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2000.

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Edward C. Halperin Oral History Interviews, 2006-2007 2 interviews (4 CDs, 1 transcript) and 2 electronic transcripts

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Edward C. Halperin was a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor of Duke University Medical School. This collection contains 2 oral history interviews conducted at separate times. Interviews were conducted on October 10, 2006 and May 29, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In the 2006 interview, Halperin discusses his early life and career at Duke. In the 2007 interview, Halperin discusses the role of women at Duke Medicine throughout the institution's history.

Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. Edward C. Halperin conducted on October 10, 2006 and May 29, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.

In the 2006 interview, Halperin discusses his early life and career at Duke. In the 2007 interview, Halperin discusses the role of women at Duke Medicine throughout the institution's history.

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Edward C. Halperin Papers, 1961-2017 0.75 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box)

Contains the professional papers of Edward Halperin from his tenure at Duke. Halperin served on Duke faculty for twenty-three years as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor. Types of materials include correspondence, grant applications, a cassette tape, articles, speeches, and reports. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection concentrated from 1961 to 2017.

Contains correspondence, grant applications, a cassette tape, articles, speeches, and reports pertaining to Halperin's professional writings and his career at Duke School of Medicine. Halperin served on the Duke faculty for twenty-three years as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection concentrated from 1961 to 2017.

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Edward S. Orgain Papers, 1930-1995 1.5 linear feet (1 carton)

Contains the professional papers of Edward S. Orgain (1906-1995), professor of medicine and founding director of the Cardiovascular Diseases Service at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, contracts, minutes, notes, agendas, newsletters, short writings, reprints, brochures, and photographs. Major subjects include Edward S. Orgain, the Duke University Private Diagnostic Clinic, and heart diseases. Materials range in date from 1938 to 1995.

Contains the professional papers of Edward S. Orgain, professor of medicine and founding director of the Cardiovascular Diseases Service at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, contracts, minutes, notes, agendas, newsletters, short writings, reprints, brochures, and photographs. Major subjects include Edward S. Orgain, the Duke University Private Diagnostic Clinic, and heart diseases. Materials range in date from 1938 to 1995.

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Edwin C. Hamblen Papers, 1930-1969 3 Linear Feet (2 cartons)

Edwin Crowell Hamblen (1900-1963) served as a professor of endocrinology at Duke University School of Medicine and later chief of the endocrine division and endocrinologist at Duke University Hospital. Types of materials include correspondence, manuscript materials, articles, reprints, photographs, and certificates. Major subjects include Edwin C. Hamblen, Duke University Medical Center faculty, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, reproductive medicine, and endocrine aspects of gynecology. Some materials are in Spanish. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1969.

Contains correspondence, manuscript materials, articles, reprints, photographs, and certificates pertaining to the career of Edwin C. Hamblen. The materials range in date from 1930 to 1969 and are arranged alphabetically. Some material is in Spanish.

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E. Harvey Estes Jr. Oral History Interviews, circa 1990-2007 4 interviews (8 audiocassette tapes, 4 CDs, 3 transcripts)

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Dr. E. Harvey Estes Jr., MD, was a Durham Veterans Administration Hospital physician and administrator, and chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. This collection contains 4 oral history interviews conducted at separate times. Interviews were conducted in 1990, as part of an oral history project conducted by the Physician Assistant (PA) History Education Division within the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of Duke's PA program; November 30, 1994 by Natalie Holt; April 28, 2004 by Jessica Roseberry; and June 25, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. In the 1990 interview, Estes discusses his career, his experiences as a faculty member affiliated with the Duke University PA Program, and the development of PA programs in the United States. In the 1994 interview, Estes discusses the development of the PA profession. In the 2004 interview, Estes discusses the history of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke. He also discusses the department's relationship with Watts Hospital, Durham Regional Hospital (now Duke Regional Hospital), and the Duke University PA Program. In the 2007 interview, Estes discusses his experiences with female physicians, employees, and volunteers at Duke University Medical Center, primarily focusing on the Department of Medicine and the Department of Community and Family Medicine. Major subjects include Dr. Grace Kerby, Bess Cebe, Dr. Eva Salber, Dr. Evelyn Schmidt, Connie Service, Becky Heron, Dr. Kathryn Andolsek, Susan Yaggy, Dr. Dorothy Naumann, Dr. Joyce Nichols, and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans. Other subjects include South African protestors of Apartheid at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; culture differences in having mostly women in divisions of the department; maternity policies; funding as an issue in the Department of Community and Family Medicine; the Duke Diet and Fitness Center; and the Nearly New Shoppe.

Includes 4 oral history interviews with Dr. E. Harvey Estes conducted in 1990 as part of an oral history project conducted by the Physician Assistant (PA) History Education Division within the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of Duke's PA program, November 30, 1994 by Natalie Holt, April 28, 2004 by Jessica Roseberry, and June 25, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry.

In the 1990 interview, Estes discusses his career, his experiences as a faculty member affiliated with the Duke University PA Program, and the development of PA programs in the United States.

In the 1994 interview, Estes discusses the development of the physician assistant profession.

In the 2004 interview, Estes discusses the history of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke. He also discusses the department's relationship with Watts Hospital, Durham Regional Hospital (now Duke Regional Hospital), and the Duke University Physician Assistant Program.

In the 2007 interview, Estes discusses his experiences with female physicians, employees, and volunteers at Duke University Medical Center, primarily focusing on the Department of Medicine and the Department of Community and Family Medicine. Major subjects include Dr. Grace Kerby, Bess Cebe, Dr. Eva Salber, Dr. Evelyn Schmidt, Connie Service, Becky Heron, Dr. Kathryn Andolsek, Susan Yaggy, Dr. Dorothy Naumann, Dr. Joyce Nichols, and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans. Other subjects include South African protestors of Apartheid at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; culture differences in having mostly women in divisions of the department; maternity policies; funding as an issue in the Department of Community and Family Medicine; the Duke Diet and Fitness Center; and the Nearly New Shoppe.

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E. Harvey Estes Papers, 1966-2009 7.5 Linear Feet (5 cartons) and 2 T-shirts and 14.1 MB

Contains the papers of E. Harvey Estes, chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University from 1966 to 1985. Types of materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, surveys, agendas, articles, newsletters, curriculum vitae, newspaper clippings, photographs, by-laws, brochures membership lists, an oral history transcript, a CD, and digital files. Major subjects include community health and Triangle Universities Computational Center. Materials range in date from 1966 to 2009.

Contains correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, surveys, agendas, articles, newsletters, curriculum vitae, newspaper clippings, photographs, by-laws, brochures membership lists, an oral history transcript, a CD, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1966 to 2007.

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Elbert L. Persons Papers, 1923-1970 11 Linear Feet (7 cartons, 1 manuscript box)

Contains the professional and a small amount of personal papers of Elbert Lapsley Persons (1904-1970), Professor of Medicine and Professor of Community Health Sciences at Duke University. Types of materials include professional and personal correspondence, grant materials, records pertaining to Persons' time with the 65th General Hospital, Duke Medicine, and the ACP, as well as administrative records, guides, brochures, programs, schedules, information on Duke Medicine's Annual Medical Symposium, meeting materials, schedules, notes, photographic materials, a small amount of personal papers, speeches, writings, and contracts. Materials range in date from 1923 to 1970.

Contains professional and personal correspondence, grant materials, records pertaining to Persons' time with the 65th General Hospital, Duke Medicine and American College of Physicians administrative records, guides, brochures, programs, schedules, information on Duke Medicine's Annual Medical Symposium, meeting materials, schedules, notes, photographic materials, a small amount of personal papers, and contracts. Materials range in date from 1923 to 1970.

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Eleanor B. Easley Papers, 1928-2000 2 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes)

Contains the professional papers of Eleanor Beamer Easley (1907-1998), a doctor of obstetrics and gynecology who practiced in Durham, North Carolina. Easley was the first female graduate of Duke's School of Medicine's first four-year class. In 1941, Easley helped co-found the Durham Women's Clinic. Types of materials include notes from talks and presentations, short writings, meeting minutes, agendas, articles, reports, photographs, correspondence, memberships, degrees, awards, and clippings. Major subjects include Durham, North Carolina; nursing; obstetrics and gynecology; women physicians; women's health; and Watts Hospital. Materials range in date from 1928 to 2000 with the bulk ranging from 1967 to 1975.

Contains the professional papers or Eleanor B. Easley, doctor of obstetrics and gynecology. Easley was the first female graduate of Duke's School of Medicine's first four-year class. In 1941, Easley helped co-found the Durham Women's Clinic. Types of materials include notes from talks and presentations, short writings, meeting minutes, agendas, articles, reports, photographs, correspondence, memberships, degrees, awards, and clippings. Major subjects include Durham, North Carolina; nursing; obstetrics and gynecology; women physicians; women's health; and Watts Hospital. Materials range in date from 1928 to 2000 with the bulk ranging from 1967 to 1975.

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Elizabeth Bullitt Oral History Interview, October 18, 2005 1 interview (2 master audio cassette tapes, 2 use audio cassette tapes, and 1 transcript)

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Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt was the first woman to graduate from the surgical residency at Duke University. She later served as the first female neurosurgeon on staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was vice chair and acting chair of the department. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 18, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, Bullitt discusses her experiences as a female physician in the field of neurosurgery; the Department of Surgery and Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; women in medicine; and women physicians.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt conducted on October 18, 2005 by Jessica Roseberry.

In this interview, Bullitt discusses her experiences as a female physician in the field of neurosurgery; the Department of Surgery and Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; women in medicine; and women physicians.

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Elizabeth R. DeLong Oral History Interview, 2010-2010 1 interview (1 master CD, 1 use CD, and 1 transcript)

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Dr. Elizabeth DeLong was a professor in the Division of Biometry and Medical Informatics for the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke, a biostatistician in the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the chair of the Duke Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on October 21, 2010 by Jessica Roseberry. In this interview, DeLong speaks about similarities and differences between working at a clinical research organization (Quintiles) and an academic research organization (Duke Medical Center); some collaborative projects between the Department of Biostatistics and other Duke departments; the importance of biostatistics to medical practice and medical research; the extent to which people in an academic institution are aware of the importance of statistics in their own work; the importance of having training in doing statistical work; master's versus PhD statisticians; the Duke Clinical Research Institute's emphasis on collaboration between medical investigators and statisticians; working with partners to make sure they set up their studies correctly; outcomes research versus clinical trials; equipoise; the importance of equipoise; personalized medicine; the accuracy of predictions in personalized medicine; bioinformatics; the importance of the department being accepted by other outside departments and groups; growth of the department; being a female in the sciences; her own background; mentors; Dean Nancy Andrews; whether she brings something different to the table as a female department chair; and the future of the department.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Elizabeth DeLong conducted on October 21, 2010 by Jessica Roseberry.

In this interview, DeLong discusses similarities and differences between working at a clinical research organization (Quintiles) and an academic research organization (Duke Medical Center); some collaborative projects between the Department of Biostatistics and other Duke departments; the importance of biostatistics to medical practice and medical research; the extent to which people in an academic institution are aware of the importance of statistics in their own work; the importance of having training in doing statistical work; master's versus PhD statisticians; the Duke Clinical Research Institute's emphasis on collaboration between medical investigators and statisticians; working with partners to make sure they set up their studies correctly; outcomes research versus clinical trials; equipoise; the importance of equipoise; personalized medicine; the accuracy of predictions in personalized medicine; bioinformatics; the importance of the department being accepted by other outside departments and groups; growth of the department; being a female in the sciences; her own background; mentors; Dean Nancy Andrews; whether she brings something different to the table as a female department chair; and the future of the department.

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Elon H. Clark (1909-2001), who served as coordinator and professor of the Department of Medical Illustration from 1934 to 1974. Also contains materials pertaining to the establishment and operation of many departments within the Duke University Medical Center including the Medical Illustration and Audiovisual Education (both now part of Educational Media Services in the Duke University School of Medicine), the Facial Prostheses Unit, and Medical Center Archives. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, memoranda, budgets, planning materials, sketches, illustrations, reprints, clippings, photographs, short writings, grant materials, rosters, and memorabilia. Major subjects include the Duke University Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center Archives, memorabilia, hospital planning, medical illustration, prostheses, and implants. Major correspondents include W. C. Davison, Sam Agnello, William G. Anlyan, and Barnes Woodhall. Materials range in date from 1920 to 1991, with the bulk dating from 1940 to 1973.

Contains the personal and professional papers of Elon H. Clark, coordinator and professor of the Department of Medical Illustration (1934-1974), as well as materials pertaining to the establishment and operation of many departments within the Duke University Medical Center including the Medical Illustration and Audiovisual Education (both now part of Educational Media Services in the Duke University School of Medicine), the Facial Prostheses Unit, and Medical Center Archives. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, memoranda, budgets, meeting minutes, planning materials, sketches, illustrations, reprints, clippings, photographs, short writings, grant materials, rosters, and memorabilia. Materials range in date from 1920 to 1991, with the bulk dating from 1940 to 1973.

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Florence K. Wilson Papers, 1933-1967 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)

Contains the professional papers of Florence K. Wilson (1889-1960), dean of the Duke University School of Nursing from 1946 to 1954. Types of materials include correspondence, conference materials, committee materials, professional association materials, short writings, and applications. Major subjects include Duke University School of Nursing, nursing education, and nursing students. Materials range in date from 1933 to 1967.

Contains correspondence, conference materials, committee materials, professional association materials, short writings, and applications pertaining to the career of Florence K. Wilson, dean of the Duke University School of Nursing from 1946 to 1954. Materials range in date from 1933 to 1967.

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Framed Items Collection, 1955-1995 63 items (items include framed photographs and portraits, plaques, and architectural drawings)

Contains photographs and portraits of Duke University Medical Center staff and administrators. Also included are plaques and architectural drawings of buildings on Duke's campus. Materials range in date from 1955 to 1995.
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Frances K. Widmann Oral History Interview, November 28, 2007 1 interview (1 master CD, 1 use CD, and 1 transcript)

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Frances K. Widmann (1935-2013) was a former director of the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital blood bank and faculty member in Duke's Department of Pathology. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on November 28, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit. In this interview, Widmann discusses her experiences as a woman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University Medical Center, and the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Frances K. Widmann conducted on November 28, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.

In this interview, Widmann discusses experiences as a woman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University Medical Center, and the Durham Veterans Administration Hospital.

The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.

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Francis Bayard Carter Papers, 1930-1976 7.5 Linear Feet (5 cartons)

Contains the professional papers of Francis Bayard "Nick" Carter (1898-1977), physician, professor, and chair of the Duke University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, speeches and presentations, reports, budgets, lists, articles, course materials, studies, and meeting minutes. Major subjects include study and teaching of obstetrics and gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, and Duke University Hospital. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1976.

Contains the professional papers of Francis Bayard "Nick" Carter, physician, professor, and chair of the Duke University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, speeches and presentations, reports, budgets, lists, articles, course materials, studies, and meeting minutes. Major subjects include study and teaching of obstetrics and gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, and Duke University Hospital. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1976.

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Contains the research files for Francis Huntington Swett (1893-1943) and correspondence regarding his wife Mary Elizabeth Swett's (1895-1955) death. Francis Swett was a professor of anatomy and the first chair of the Department of Anatomy at Duke University School of Medicine. Following his death, Elizabeth Swett began working in the Duke School of Medicine's admissions office. Types of materials include research drawings and figures, notes, charts, correspondence, reports, and photographs. Materials range in date from 1932 to 1956.

Contains the professional and personal papers of Francis Huntington Swett and Mary Elizabeth Swett. The professional papers document Francis Swett's research while he was a professor in Duke University's Department of Anatomy. Correspondence primarily pertains to Mrs. Swett's death on November 6, 1955, which occurred while she was attending a service honoring deceased members of the early Duke Medical and Hospital staff, including her husband. Types of materials include research drawings and figures, notes, charts, correspondence, reports, and photographs. The photographs include Francis Huntington Swett; his wife, Mary Elizabeth Glenn Swett; and unidentified groups. Materials range in date from 1932 to 1956.

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Frank Libman Engel Papers, 1934-1990 13.5 Linear Feet (9 cartons) and 1 oversized folder

Contains the personal and professional papers of Frank Libman Engel (1913-1963), chair of the Division of Endocrinology at Duke University School of Medicine from 1960 to 1963. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, grant materials, articles, photographs, reports, lectures, notes, yearbooks, and clippings. Materials range in date from 1934 to 1990.

Contains materials relating to Engel's professional career. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, grant materials, articles, photographs, reports, lectures, yearbooks, notes, and clippings. Materials range in date from 1934 to 1990.

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Fred A. Crawford Oral History Interview, May 22, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 3.02 MB

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Dr. Fred A. Crawford, MD, attended Duke University for undergraduate and Duke University School of Medicine for medical school. Crawford's residency at Duke was interrupted by the Vietnam War, where he served in the United States Army as a surgeon. Afterwards, he returned to Duke and completed his residency. Crawford served as Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Mississippi (1976-1979) and Professor and Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina (1979-2009). This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on May 22, 2019 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview Crawford discusses his early life and education, his experience at Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine, working for Dr. Will C. Sealy, memories of Dr. David and Agnes Sabiston, his residency, leaving his residency at Duke to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War, and his career after Duke at the University of Mississippi and the Medical University of South Carolina as a thoracic surgeon.

Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Fred A. Crawford conducted on May 22, 2019 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

In the Mary 22, 2019 interview, Crawford discusses his early life and education, his experience at Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine, working for Dr. Will C. Sealy, memories of Dr. David and Agnes Sabiston, his residency, leaving his residency at Duke to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War, and his career after Duke at the University of Mississippi and the Medical University of South Carolina as a thoracic surgeon.

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Frederic Moir Hanes Papers, 1909-1967 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)

Contains the personal and professional papers of Frederic Moir Hanes (1883-1946), pathologist, neurologist, and chair of the Department of Medicine at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, reprints, writings, budgets, minutes, scrapbooks, and memoranda. Major subjects include the Hanes Fund, Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Department of Medicine, study and teaching of medicine in North Carolina, physicians, pathology, and the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Materials range in date from 1909 to 1967.

The papers document professional and personal life of Frederic Moir Hanes, a pathologist, neurologist, and chair of the Department of Medicine at Duke University. The bulk of the materials document Hanes' professional life and includes correspondence, reprints, writings, budgets, minutes, scrapbooks, and memoranda. The materials date from 1909 to 1967.

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Galen S. Wagner Papers, 1964-2008 12.75 (7 cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 3 card boxes, 1 audiocassette box) and 1 MB

Contains the professional papers of Galen S. Wagner (1939-2016), a Duke cardiologist instrumental in developing the Duke Cardiovascular Databank. Types of material include correspondence, reports, applications, CVs, schedules, photographs, slides, video cassette tapes, administrative records, Duke University Cooperative Cardiovascular Care Society (DUCCS) materials, printed materials, patient files, surveys, brochures, directories, and records pertaining to Wagner's time training staff at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital in Concord, North Carolina. Materials date from 1964 to 2008.

Contains correspondence, reports, applications, CVs, schedules, photographs, slides, video cassette tapes, administrative records, Duke University Cooperative Cardiovascular Care Society (DUCCS) materials, printed materials, patient files, surveys, brochures, directories, and records pertaining to Wagner's time training staff at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital in Concord, North Carolina. Materials date from 1964 to 2008.

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George L. Maddox Papers, 1950-2010 37.5 Linear Feet (25 cartons) and 728 MB

Contains the professional papers of George L. Maddox (1925-2012), a professor of sociology and former director of the Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. Types of materials include reprinted articles, correspondence, lectures, notes, books, course materials, meeting minutes, grant materials, research, clippings, reports, presentations, reviews, agendas, promotional materials, scheduled reports, work plans, site visit records, program proposals, staffing records, evaluative and screening materials, editorial files, charters and by-laws, policies and guidelines, policy recommendations, publications, photographs, and digital records. Special topics include the Community Partnerships for Older Adults, the Long Term Care Resources Program, and research conducted by Senior Fellows at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development under Maddox's directorship. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2010.

Contains the professional papers of George L. Maddox, a professor of sociology and former director of the Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. Types of materials include reprinted articles, correspondence, lectures, notes, books, course materials, meeting minutes, grant materials, research, clippings, reports, presentations, reviews, agendas, promotional materials, scheduled reports, work plans, site visit records, program proposals, staffing records, evaluative and screening materials, editorial files, charters and by-laws, policies and guidelines, policy recommendations, publications, photographs, and digital records. Special topics include the Community Partnerships for Older Adults, the Long Term Care Resources Program, and research conducted by Senior Fellows at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development under Maddox's directorship. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2010.

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George R. Parkerson Records, 1964-1995 15 Linear Feet (10 cartons)

Contains the professional papers and administrative records of George R. Parkerson Jr., former chair of the Duke University Department of Community and Family Medicine (1985-1994.) Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, departmental histories, budget and planning materials, grant materials, and professional organization materials. Major subjects include Duke University Department of Community and Family Medicine, family practice, medical education, and Duke University Medical Center faculty. Materials range in date from 1964 to 1995.

Contains the professional papers and administrative records of George R. Parkerson Jr., former chair of the Duke University Department of Community and Family Medicine (1985-1994). Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, departmental histories, budget and planning materials, reports, meeting minutes, grant materials, agendas, and professional organization materials. Major subjects include Duke University Department of Community and Family Medicine, family practice, medical education, and Duke University Medical Center faculty. Materials range in date from 1964 to 1995.