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.
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.
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.
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.
Materials in is collection relate to Santa Filomena and Anna Cooper Painter's time as a nurse. The materials are all circa 1948.
This collection consists of a Cushing Ward basket, circa 1945.
Contains audiotapes and transcript of an oral history interview with Anne Bradfield Tyor, a 1946 graduate of the Duke University School of Dietetics and wife of the late Dr. Malcolm P. Tyor.