Records, 1958-2018

Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery. Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery
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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/Craniofacial Team history, a departmental history, alumni events, and the Flap Dissection Course. Materials date from 1958 to 2018.


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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).

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