Administrative Correspondence and Subject Files, 1949-1976

Woodhall, Barnes
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Materials largely pertain to the development of curriculum, regulation, continuing education of surgeons, the administration of Duke University Medical Center, and Woodhall's involvement in professional groups and societies. Major subjects in this series include Association of American Medical Colleges, Veterans Administration Committee, the Cushing Society, Fallout Preparedness Committee, Health Planning Council for North Carolina, Journal of Neurosurgery, the Medical Center Library, long range planning, North Carolina Atomic Energy Advisory Committee, Research Triangle Institute, and the Veteran's Administration hospitals. Major correspondents include R. Taylor Cole (provost), Everett Hopkins of the Office of Institutional Advancement, and Douglas M. Knight (president). Materials range in date from 1949-1976 with the bulk dating from 1960 to 1968.


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