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Duke University Medical Center Archives
Duke University Medical Center Archives

Medical Center Archives actively collects the official records of DUMC and DUHS departments and divisions, including a variety of materials that provide evidence of the business, interests, and activities through the years. Centralizing materials and relieving individual offices of the burden of storing and servicing records promotes reater and more efficient use of records. Archives is supported by the Health System and the School of Medicine and is administratively part of the Medical Center Library.

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B. Fred Brown Records, 1989-1993 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)

Contains the records of B. Fred Brown (d. 1993), assistant to chancellor of health affairs (1986-1993) and chief operating officer of the Duke University Medical Center (1990-1993). Types of materials include correspondence, budgets, minutes, planning documents, incident reports, audits, and space planning materials. Also includes letters of application for the position of Director of Social Work. Major correspondents include hospital staff, hospital administrators, and committee members including John Robinette, Pete Bennett, and Ralph Snyderman. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center history and administration, hospital management, hospital service improvement, patient-centered care, and building design and construction. Materials range in date from 1989 to 1993. Contains restricted materials.

Contains correspondence, subject files, reports, memoranda, and minutes pertaining to the operation of the Duke University Medical Center, particularly the Department of Patient Relations. Materials were mostly created during Brown's administration as chief operating officer from 1989 to 1993. Materials date from 1989 to 1993.

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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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Blaine S. Nashold is professor emeritus of the Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University Medical Center. Contains audiotapes and a transcript of an oral history interview. Major subjects in the interview include neurosurgery; stereotaxic techniques, history, and instrumentation; Guy L. Odom, Eugene A. Stead, and Barnes Woodhall. The interview was conducted on Feb. 13, 2004 by Jessica Roseberry.

Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview with Blaine Nashold, professor emeritus of the Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University.

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Blaine Nashold Papers, 1953-2003 110.5 Linear Feet (72 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 4 flat boxes) and 1 artifact

Contains professional files of Blaine S. Nashold (1923-2014), professor emeritus of the Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University Medical Center. Types of materials include manuscript materials, reprints, photographic prints, slides, and negatives, patient records, consultation correspondence, a 3-dimensional model; lecture notes, travel notes, and professional organization files. Major subjects include Duke University faculty, the Department of Surgery, neurosurgery, stereotaxic techniques and instrumentation. Materials range in date from 1953 to 2003.

This collection documents Blaine S. Nashold's career at Duke University as a professor in the Department of Surgery in the Division of Neurosurgery. The collection contains writings, reprints, photographic materials, patient records, consultation correspondence, lecture notes, travel notes, professional organization files, awards and honors, a 3-dimensional model, research, laboratory notebooks, departmental histories, artifacts, film and videotapes, and printed materials. Materials date from 1953 to 2003.

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Brenda Nevidjon is a clinical professor in Duke University's School of Nursing and former chief operating officer of Duke University Hospital. Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview with Brenda Nevidjon. Major subjects in this interview include Nevidjon's experiences at Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as changes in the nursing profession. This interview was conducted on 13 July 2005 by Jessica Roseberry.

Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview with Brenda Nevidjon, clinical professor at Duke University Medical Center's School of Nursing and former chief operating officer of Duke Hospital.

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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.