Correspondence and Administrative Files, 1930-1990

Anlyan, William G.
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72 boxes
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Contains correspondence, administrative files, and subject files pertaining to the administration of various departments within the Duke University Medical Center and School of Medicine. Most departmental files contain correspondence, periodic reports, space needs assessments, and search materials. Non-departmental files concern Duke University Medical Center and School of Medicine's representation on local, regional, national, and international boards and committees. Major subjects in this series include medical education, nursing education, community hospitals, funding, community relations, accreditation, physician assistants, Duke Hospital and the Private Diagnostic Clinic, American Association of Medical Colleges, National Library of Medicine, the Duke Endowment, School of Nursing, Watts Hospital, Highland Hospital, the Civitan Project, and the City of Medicine. Major correspondents in this series include Douglas M. Knight, Barnes Woodhall, Terry Sanford, Philip Handler, and Ruby Wilson. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1990.


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Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).
Contains Records of the Board of Trustees of the Duke University Medical Center. These include minutes and supporting documentation of the Board, its Executive Committee, standing and ad hoc committees, reports, studies, and the like presented solely to the Board. Records which have been existence for at least fifty years are available for scholarly research with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. Access to records which have been in existence for less than fifty years shall be granted only by special permission, in writing, of the Medical Center Board of Trustees.

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