Shirley K. Osterhout Papers, 1966-2004 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Contains correspondence, clippings, programs, handwritten notes, 35mm slides, a syllabus, a negative, a photograph, and educational materials, including brochures, posters, reprints, and pamphlets, pertaining to Duke University Poison Control Center and the career of Shirley K. Osterhout. Materials date from 1966 to 2004.
Stacey R. McCorison Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 1.20 GB
Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on October 12, 2021 with Stacey R. McCorison by Josephine McRobbie.In the interview, McCorison discusses her early life in the Northeast, experiences with higher education, positions held within Duke University and the Duke University School of Medicine, contributions to the planning for the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education, as well as the her reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on medical education. The themes of this interview include educational access and choice, medical education, financial aid, and student support services.
Steven H. Herman Papers, 1982-2003, bulk 1983-2001 1 Linear Foot (2 manuscript boxes)
Contains correspondence, speeches, surveys, clippings, policy development materials, training manuals, and brochures pertaining Steven Herman's career at Duke University Medical Center Smokers' Consultation Service. Major subjects include smoking cessation at Duke University Hospital. Materials range in date from 1982 to 2003.
Stuart J. Knechtle Oral History Interview, 2020 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 12.6 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Stuart J. Knechtle conducted on February 18, 2020 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the February 18, 2020 interview, Knechtle discusses his educational background, how he decided to become a transplant surgeon, how he selected Duke for his residency, his experience as a surgical resident at Duke under Sabiston, how Sabiston influenced and helped to shape his career in medicine, and his memories of Sabiston.
Stuart M. Sessoms Records, 1952-1980 9.5 Linear Feet (6 cartons, 1 manuscript box)
Contains files from the office of Stuart M. Sessoms during his tenure as director of Duke University Hospital from August 1, 1968 to December 31, 1976. In addition to physical growth and expansion, Sessoms oversaw Duke Hospital and its affiliates during a period of turbulent social change. Duke Hospital navigated new legislation such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the application of Affirmative Action and the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act. Major court cases such as Roe v. Wade, Griggs v. Duke Power, and changes in the Involuntary Commitment Statute of North Carolina had obvious impact on the running of Duke Hospital. Duke Hospital also experimented with the use of computers in a clinical setting, "the interview conducted by the computer is an enjoyable part of your hospital visit," touted a 1970 brochure. Additional challenges included the Vietnam War, Sexual Revolution and Women's Liberation movements which all effected emerging ideas of patient and employee rights in the nine years the Stuart M. Sessoms Records incorporate.Types of materials include memorandums, correspondence, legal cases, annual reports, minutes, grant applications, theses, brochures, draft legislation, diagrams, charts, forms, contracts, and a photograph. Major subjects include the Duke Hospital, Duke Hospital departments, clinics, business and finance, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sea Level Hospital, Lincoln Hospital, Highland Hospital, the VA Hospital, Methodist Church Hospital and Homes, Hillhaven Convalescent Center, and State agencies and boards. Materials date from 1952-1980.
Student Affairs Records, 1978-2018 2 Linear Feet (4 manuscript boxes)
Contains booklets and programs describing Duke University School of Medicine's Hippocratic Oath ceremony and the Order of Exercises for its graduation ceremony. Also contains photographs and records for faculty and entering classes, a Student Affairs Committee's report to the Duke University Board of Trustees, and records from the 2005 SGEA/SGSA/SMAS/SOSR Annual Spring Meeting. Materials date from 1978 to 2018.
Student-Faculty Shows Collection, 1940-2023 9 Linear Feet (3 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box, and 7 card boxes) and 47.28 GB
Contains digital and analog materials that feature scripts, cast lists, bulletins, programs, tickets, drafts, and lyrics from several of the School of Medicine's annual student-faculty shows. Also contains audio and video recordings, photographs, and negatives for these productions. Materials date from 1940 to 2023.
Subject Files Collection, 1920-2022 6 Linear Feet (2 filing cabinet drawers) and 764 KB
Contains files of clippings, notes, brochures, curriculum vitae, speeches, booklets, and ephemera pertaining to departments, divisions, groups, activities, events, and public relations materials associated with Duke University Medical Center. Materials date from 1920 to 2022.
Sue Ellen Clevenger Biswell Nursing Memorabilia, circa 1955-1959 1 Linear Foot (1 manuscript box, 1 flat box) and 2 textile
Contains materials from Sue Ellen Clevenger Biswell's time as a student at Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include uniform clothing and textiles, student tools, and a procedural booklet. Materials range in date from circa 1955 to 1959.
Susan C. and John E. Dees Papers, 1933-1991 2.93 Linear Feet (1 carton, 1 flat box, 1 audiocassette box, 1 film canister, 1 map folder)
Contains professional and personal materials of Drs. Susan C. and John E. Dees. Types of materials include correspondence, slides, photographs, reprints, awards and honors, degrees, memberships and affiliations, clippings, a small amount of artifacts, a Robert (Bob) Blake painting, and an 8mm film reel. Materials date from 1933 to 1991.
Susan Chace Lottich Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 2.32 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Susan Chace Lottich conducted on July 25, 2019 by Susannah Roberson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the July 25, 2019 interview, Lottich discusses her early life; education; why she became a surgeon; why she chose Duke for her education and training; her experiences as the first female surgeon to graduate from Duke; her interest in breast cancer research, treatment, and patient advocacy; Sabiston's expectations from his surgery residents, and other memories of Sabiston.
Susan Clayton Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 12.5 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Susan Clayton conducted on February 21, 2022 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the February 21, 2022 interview, Clayton discusses her background, her need to work because she was a single parent, what it was like to work for Sabiston, how supportive the Department of Surgery office staff were to each other, Sabiston's high expectations, the details of her roles in the Department of Surgery, and other memories of Sabiston.
Tasha Allen Oral History Interview, 2022 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 660 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Tasha Allen conducted on November 18, 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 November 18, 2022 interview, Allen discusses the Centering Pregnancy modality, public health nursing, and the challenges of providing care to under-resourced communities. The themes of this interview include prenatal care, health education, and health disparities.
Thelma Ingles Papers, 1936-2012 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons) and 1 oversized folder
Contains correspondence, diaries, reports, schedules, writings, reprints, biographical materials, and photographs pertaining to the career of Thelma M. Ingles. Major subjects include nursing education, nurse-patient relations, nursing service in hospitals, Duke Hospital, Duke University School of Nursing faculty, and Duke University Department of Nursing. Materials range from 1936 to 2014.
Theodore N. Pappas Oral History Interviews, 1994-1995, 2021 3 Interviews (1 master audiocassette tape, 3 transcripts) and 21.4 MB
Includes 3 oral history interviews with Dr. Theodore N. Pappas conducted on May 12, 1994 and December 11, 1995 by Dr. James F. Gifford and May 20, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the May 12, 1994 interview, Pappas discusses how he came to be interested in gastrointestinal disease, his surgical training, how he came to Duke, his research, his work at the Gastro-Intestinal Laboratory, the future of the laboratory, and laparoscopic surgery.In the December 11, 1995 interview, Pappas discusses the role of the VA Hospital within the Department of Surgery, how Duke residents are trained at the VA Hospital, surgery at the VA Hospital, impact of managed care at the VA Hospital, how work at the VA Hospital will impact the careers of residents, VA patient population, and the emphasis on gastrointestinal research.In the May 20, 2021 interview, Pappas discusses his surgical training; how he came to Duke and the details of being hired by Sabiston, including being only the second non-Duke trained person hired by Sabiston in 15 years; Sabiston's incredible memory and how he used it as a recruiting tool among Duke medical students; Sabiston's calculated social interactions; the annual Sabiston Christmas party; observations of how Sabiston interacted with residents and how he ran the Department of Surgery; changes in the Department of Surgery after Sabiston retired; and other memories of Sabiston.
Thomas A. D'Amico Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 178 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Thomas A. D'Amico conducted on May 28, 2019 by Susannah Roberson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the May 28, 2019 interview, D'Amico discusses his educational background, his career in medicine, his residency at Duke in the Department of Surgery under Sabiston, his transition onto the faculty at Duke, and his memories of Dr. David Sabiston.
Thomas D. Kinney Papers, circa 1945-1996 22.5 Linear Feet (15 cartons, 1 manuscript box)
Materials include correspondence, newsletters, planning materials, budgets, announcements, reports, minutes, speeches, brochures, and reprints pertaining to Kinney's career at Duke University. Materials date from circa 1945 to 1996.
Thomas E. Frothingham Papers, 1974-2007 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)
Includes contracts, reports, meeting notes, budgets, grant proposals and memoranda pertaining to Duke's Department of Pediatrics, the Duke Child Protection Team and the Center for Child and Family Health-North Carolina, Area K, and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program. Major subjects include community and rural health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation General Pediatrics Academic Development Program, and Duke University Medical Center. Materials date from 1974 to 2007.
Thomas M. Bashore Oral History Interviews, October 12 and 16, 2020 1 interview (1 transcript) and 1.30 GB
Includes 2 oral history interviews conducted on October 12 and October 16, 2020 with Dr. Thomas M. Bashore by Joseph O'Connell as part of the Department of Medicine's Oral History Project.In the interviews, Bashore discusses his interest in visuals and history related to medicine, his pedagogical approach, and his thoughts on program leadership and restructuring. The themes of these interviews include cardiology, medical training, and collaboration in medicine.
Tracy K. Gosselin Oral History Interview, 2021 1 interview (1 transcript) and 1.13 GB
Includes 1 oral history interview conducted on October 13, 2021 with Tracy K. Gosselin by Josephine McRobbie.In the interview, Gosselin discusses early interest in nursing and later oncology nursing, her career trajectory into leadership roles, and her thoughts on workplace culture and nursing as a profession. The themes of this interview include nursing education, patient care, and the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on healthcare.
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Reports and Reprints, 1931-2001 4.5 Linear Feet (3 cartons)
Contains reports, reprints, news releases correspondence, artwork, programs, minutes, and photographs from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), a United States based international nonprofit association serving physicians, scientists, associates, and nurses in the fields of hyperbaric and dive medicine. Materials date from 1931 to 2001.
Vice Provost's Advisory Committee Records, 1963-1977 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Includes correspondence, minutes, handwritten notes, and meeting agendas pertaining to Duke University Medical Center's Vice Provost's Advisory Committee. Materials date from 1963 to 1977.
Vicki Y. Saito Records, 1983-2006 41 Linear Feet (27 cartons, 1 manuscript box)
Contains administrative records created or managed by the office of Vicki Y. Saito, including memoranda, committee minutes, reports, reprints, programs, CVs, correspondence, presentation materials, VHS tapes, and DVDs. Records pertain to medical center affairs and include materials of the Board of Trustees, the Board of Visitors, Operations and Clinical Operations reports, Department of Medicine, Duke University Health System, and Campus and Corporate Communicators meetings. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke Hospital, and community-institutional relations. Materials range in date from 1984 to 2006.
Victor J. Dzau Laboratory Notebooks, 1978-2007, undated 39 Linear Feet (26 cartons)
Contains the laboratory notebooks, research materials, microscope slides, photo slides, negatives, 3.5 inch floppy disks, CDs, DVDs, and zip disks of Dr. Victor J. Dzau and his former PhD and masters students from Stanford University, Harvard Medical School, and Duke University. The Dzau laboratory research focuses on the molecular and genetic mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and the development of new gene-based therapies for heart disease. These materials range from 1978 to 2007.
Wallace E. Jarboe Records, 1970-1978 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)
Contains bulletins, reports, minutes, correspondence, clippings, programs, drafts, and handwritten notes pertaining to planning of Duke Hospital North. Records range in date from 1970 to 1978.
W. Allen Addison Oral History Interviews, 2017-2017 2 interviews (1 transcript) and 1.74 GB
Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. W. Allen and Sally Addison conducted on September 18 and September 19, 2017 by Joseph O'Connell.In the 2017 interviews, Winifred Allen Addison and Sally Bender Addison discuss Dr. Addison's medical career from his upbringing in Toccoa, Georgia, through his ultimate position at Duke as Walter L. Thomas Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The topics span Addison's personal life and relationships; his areas of medical specialization; and his experience of Duke University and Duke Medical Center as an institution.
Walter A. Pories Oral History Interview, July 30, 2020 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 10.8 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Walter J. Pories conducted on July 30, 2020 by Taylor Patterson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the July 30, 2020 interview, Pories discusses his early life; education; decision to enter the medical profession; his career; how Sabiston helped him recruit for the Department of Surgery at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) when it first started; Sabiston's contributions to the field of surgery through his skill as a surgeon, training surgeons, and his leadership in the American College of Surgeons; and other memories of Sabiston and his wife, Aggie.
Walter G. Wolfe Oral History Interviews, 1994, 2019 2 Interviews (1 master audiocassette tape, 1 use audiocassette tape, 2 transcripts) and 87.3 MB
Includes 2 oral history interviews with Dr. Walter G. Wolfe conducted on July 14, 1994 by Dr. James F. Gifford and June 5, 2019 by Susannah Roberson as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. Also present for 2019 the interview were Jackie Wolfe, Ethel Atkins, and Zane Atkins.In the July 14, 1994 interview, Wolfe discusses his career, work of the Pulmonary Physiology Laboratory of which Wolfe was the director, the structure of the Department of Surgery, and the evolution of the Department of Surgery.In the June 5, 2019 interview, Wolfe discusses his early life, education, why he decided to join the medical profession, how he came to complete his residency at Duke and his different roles during his career at Duke, what it was like to work for and with Sabiston, and his memories of Sabiston.
Walter G. Wolfe Records, 1965-1998 1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)
Includes Dr. Walter G. Wolfe's professional materials. The bulk of the materials are slides documenting his pathologies and surgeries. The collection also contains photographic prints, negatives, and a small amount of correspondence, printed materials, and presentations. Materials date from 1965 to 1998.
Walter Kempner Papers and Records, circa 1930-2016 450.6 Linear Feet (284 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 4 lantern slide boxes, 25 card boxes, 10 flat boxes, 7 map folders) and 2 artifacts
Contains the professional papers of Kemper, professor in Duke University's School of Medicine and founder of the Rice Diet. Types of materials include correspondence; Kempner Foundation Records; daily reminder and appointment books; patient lists, files, and index cards, American Medical Association exhibition materials; photographs, slides, and negatives, including images of patients eyes and full body photographs; research, charts, clippings, reprints, articles, x-rays and other materials collected by Kempner, Kempner's colleagues and staff, as well as materials from former Rice Dieters. Materials in the collection date from circa 1930 to 2016.
Walter Lee Thomas Papers, 1936-1960 1 Linear Foot (2 manuscript boxes)
Contains the professional and personal papers of physician and professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Walter Lee Thomas. Types of materials include correspondence and administrative papers of the Southern Medical Association, the American Association of Obstetricians, Gynecologists and Abdominal Surgeons, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the North Carolina Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, and the Southern Gynecological and Obstetrical Society. Additionally, it includes papers of the Duke University curriculum committee, and correspondence with pharmaceutical companies. Materials date from 1936 to 1960.
Walter Randolph Chitwood Jr. Oral History Interview, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 81.9 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. Walter Randolph "Ranny" Chitwood Jr. conducted on August 5, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the August 5, 2019 interview, Chitwood discusses his early life, education, family of doctors, how he came to Duke for his residency, his medical career, and his memories of Sabiston.
Watts Hospital Records, 1909-1940 0.5 Linear Feet (1 flat box)
Contains Watts Hospital ledgers documenting births and expenses. Materials date from 1909 to 1940.
Watts School of Nursing Records, 1975-2013 5.5 Linear Feet (3 flat boxes, 5 map folders)
Contains nursing student composites, photographs of Watts Hospital, and a certificate pertaining to Durham's Watts School of Nursing. Materials date from 1975 to 2013.
W. Banks Anderson Teaching Films, 1950s-1960s 1.68 Linear Feet (1 carton, 6 film canisters)
Contains 16mm teaching films and accompanying notes pertaining to Anderson's teaching career at Duke. Materials date from the 1950s to the 1960s.
W. Gerald Austen Oral History Interview, September 9, 2019 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 9.33 MB
Includes 1 oral history interview with Dr. W. Gerald Austen conducted on September 9, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.In the September 9, 2019 interview, Austen discusses his early life and education; his work at Massachusetts General Hospital; Dr. David and Agnes Sabiston, including first meeting David Sabiston and his first stroke; his wife, Patty Austen; the history of open heart surgery; and the Duke Department of Surgery.