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Department of Arts & Health at Duke Records, 1939-2014

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Contains the collected materials of the Department of Arts & Health at Duke, a department established in 1978 to promote the role of the arts and humanities in healthcare at Duke Hospital. Types of materials include administrative files, grant reports, subject files, research project files, articles, publications, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, video tapes, audio cassette tapes, exhibit material, exhibit budgets, artwork, artifacts, personal gift requests and records, performance programs, notes, correspondence, and administrative materials. Major subjects include arts and healthcare as a discipline, cultural arts programming undertaken at Duke Hospital, funding and grant sources, and the "Duke Employee Shows." Materials range in date from 1939 to 2014.
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Records, 1939-2013

International Correspondence Society of Allergists Collection, 1942-1966

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The International Correspondence Society of Allergists began in 1937 as a way to exchange technical information and experiences between allergists around the world. Contains correspondence and case reports discussing patient cases, new treatments, and professional development. Materials range in date from 1942 to 1966.
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Records, 1942-1966

Civilian Public Service Camp #61 Collection, 1943-1984

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This collection includes the report "Conscientious Objection and Clinical Care: A History of Civilian Public Service Camp No. 61 at Duke University, 1942-1946," by Louis E. Swanson and James F. Gifford, Jr. The collection also includes research materials used by Swanson and Gifford used to write the report, including issues of the Duke Civilian Public Service (C.P.S. Unit 61) publication "Service"; issues of the National Board for Religious Objectors publication "The Reporter"; an issue of the Mental Hygiene Program of Civilian Public Service publication "The Attendant"; a list of the members of C.P.S. Unit 61; and notes that appear to be made by Louis E. Swanson. Undated photographs of CPS men working are also included. Materials range in date from 1943 to 1984.
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Records, 1943-1984

North Carolina Cerebral Palsy Hospital Records, 1945-1979

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The North Carolina Cerebral Palsy Hospital provided treatment and educational opportunities for children with cerebral palsy under the age of 21. The hospital offered in-patient, out-patient and clinic services on a sliding-fee scale. This collection contains a football game program for the "Twenty-Fourth Annual Cerebral Palsy Football Classic: Carolina vs. Duke," held on October 30 1976, and North Carolina Cerebral Palsy Hospital Board of Directors minutes which cover annual reports, staffing appointments, and quarterly meetings. Materials range in date from 1945 to 1979.
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Records, 1945-1979

North Carolina League of Nursing Education Records, 1946 - 1948

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The North Carolina League of Nursing Education, working with the support of the North Carolina State Nurses' Association, had two main goals: to create a statewide nursing curriculum and to expand the professional nursing association structure. These two organizations guided the professional advancement of North Carolina's nurses. This collection includes North Carolina League of Nursing Education Board of Directors minutes, committee lists, committee and membership letters, member lists, and correspondence. Also includes the North Carolina League of Nursing Education constitution and bylaws and the program for the forty-fifth annual convention program. Materials date from 1946 to 1948.
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Records, 1946-1948

Ivan W. Brown Papers, 1949-1996

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Ivan W. Brown (1915-2009) graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 1940 and is a former James B. Duke Professor of Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. This collection consists of correspondence between Ivan W. Brown and Elmer L. DeGowin regarding Duke University Medical Center's Central Supply and Blood Bank, a retirement speech given by Clarence Ellsworth Gardner, and reprints of three of Ivan W. Brown's articles. One of these articles details the adventures of Wilburt C. Davison, Wilder G. Penfield, and Emile F. Holman. Materials range in date from 1949 to 1996.
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Records, 1949-1996

George L. Maddox Papers, 1950-2010

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Contains the professional papers of George L. Maddox (1925-2012), a professor of sociology and former director of the Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. Types of materials include reprinted articles, correspondence, lectures, notes, books, course materials, meeting minutes, grant materials, research, clippings, reports, presentations, reviews, agendas, promotional materials, scheduled reports, work plans, site visit records, program proposals, staffing records, evaluative and screening materials, editorial files, charters and by-laws, policies and guidelines, policy recommendations, publications, photographs, and digital records. Special topics include the Community Partnerships for Older Adults, the Long Term Care Resources Program, and research conducted by Senior Fellows at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development under Maddox's directorship. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2010.
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Records, 1950-2005

William J. A. DeMaria Papers, 1951-1985

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Contains the personal and professional papers of William J. A. DeMaria (1923-1990), a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Community Health Sciences, as well as an associate director for medical education at Duke University Medical Center. He became the first director of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in 1976. Types of materials include publications, news clippings, reports, correspondence, articles, papers, and handwritten notes pertaining to various topics regarding pediatrics and public health at Duke University Medical Center and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. Materials range in date from 1951 to 1984.
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Records, 1951-1985

Duke Hospital Collection, 1934-2021

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The Duke Endowment, established by James Buchanan Duke in 1924, provided the funds to form Duke's School of Medicine and Duke Hospital. Since its inception in 1924, the hospital has greatly expanded and is ranked among the top hospitals in the United States. Types of materials include manuals, meeting minutes, handbooks, business ledgers, reports, a poster from Respiratory Care Services, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1934 to 2021
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Records, 1953-1979

Fungus Five Records, circa 1950-1959

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The Fungus Five was a musical group comprised of Duke University School of Medicine students in the class of 1958. Later, the group expanded and were renamed the Syphilitic Six. The members of this group include Roger Berry (guitar), John Thorton Dunn (piano), David Randolph Jones (mandolin), James Davis Mallory (banjo), John Halloway Milam (clarinet), and George Edward Cassady II (drums). Includes Jones' working manuscripts of handwritten and typed lyrics sheets, musical annotations, and notes. Materials date to 1957 and circa 1950 to 1959.
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Records, 1957, circa 1950-1959

Fungus Five Records, circa 1950-1959 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery Records, 1958-2023

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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 administrative records from the Division such as printed materials, meeting materials, the Cleft Palate Trust Fund, Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Team history, a departmental history, alumni events, and the Flap Dissection Course, as well as digital files documenting the Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Team's involvement in Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month in Durham, North Carolina. Also contains the Video Atlas of Microsurgical Composite Tissue Transplantation video series by Dr Donald Serafin, former Chief of the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery. Materials date from 1958 to 2023.
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Records, 1958-2018

Medical Education for National Defense Committee Records, 1959-1964

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The Medical Education for National Defense (MEND) Committee was a cooperative between the United States Department of Defense and select medical schools established by the Joint American Medical Association in 1952 and joined by Duke in 1956. The goal of this committee was to integrate the special problems of military and disaster medicine into the existing curricula of each participating medical university. This collection includes reports from meetings of the MEND committee, particularly those attended by Dr. William G. Anlyan. Materials range in date from 1959 to 1964.
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Records, 1959-1964

Department of Surgery Records, 1947-2021

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Established in 1930, The Department of Surgery was one of the first departments at Duke Hospital and Duke School of Medicine. The collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs, composite photographs, handbooks, invitations, microscope slides, negatives, 35mm projector slides, research notes, research logs, articles, artifacts, reference files, programs, departmental publications, financial records, and digital files documenting the day to day operations of the department. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2021.
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Records, 1960-2019

Duke University Fallout Preparedness Committee Records, 1961-1963

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On July 11, 1961, Dean Barnes Woodhall commissioned the Fallout Preparedness Committee to study the issue of fallout protection for the Duke Medical Center in case of a future nuclear attack. The committee was created as a response to the escalating tensions with the Soviet Union in Berlin and the construction of the Berlin Wall. In September 1961, Deryl Hart, President of Duke University, expanded the committee and tasked it with planning a fallout shelter program for the Duke University Community.. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, budgets, meeting agendas, newsletters, articles, evaluations, floorplans, and notes. Materials range in date from 1961 to 1963.
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Records, 1961-1963

Edward C. Halperin Papers, 1961-2017

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Contains the professional papers of Edward Halperin from his tenure at Duke. Halperin served on Duke faculty for twenty-three years as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor. Types of materials include correspondence, grant applications, a cassette tape, articles, speeches, and reports. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection concentrated from 1961 to 2017.
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Records, 1961-2017

Vice Provost's Advisory Committee Records, 1963-1977

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Contains records pertaining to the Vice Provost's Advisory Committee at Duke University Medical Center. Materials include correspondence, minutes, handwritten notes, and meeting agendas. Materials date from 1963 to 1977.
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Records, 1963-1977

Medical Center Board of Visitors Records, 1964-1977

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The Duke University Medical Center Board of Visitors is comprised of a combination of experts in the medical field and university trustees. The function of this board is to provide advice and support to the deans and senior faculty at Duke Medical Center. Materials range in date from 1964 to 1977.
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Records, 1964-1977

Project Med-Aid Records, 1965-1970

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Contains the business records of Project Med-Aid, a radio consultative program based at Duke University which used radio communications to assist isolated doctors in other countries. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs, constitution and bylaws, minutes, a grant application, blueprints, logs, and participant lists. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, amateur radio stations, E. Croft Long, radio, and medical missions. Materials range in date from 1965 to 1970.
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Records, 1965-1970

Walter G. Wolfe Records, 1965-1998

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Dr. Walter G. Wolfe, MD, Emeritus Professor of Surgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Chief of Surgical Services at the Durham VA Medical Center was a cardiothoracic surgeon, clinician researcher, teacher, and mentor during his more than 50 year career at Duke. In 2015, by virtue of his exceptional contributions to Duke Surgery, Wolfe was designated a Master Surgeon. This collection includes 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.
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Records, 1965-1998

Shirley K. Osterhout Papers, 1966-2004

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Contains the professional papers of Shirley K. Osterhout, former medical director of Duke University Poison Control Center and assistant dean of medical education of Duke University Medical Center. Materials include correspondence, clippings, programs, handwritten notes, 35mm slides, a syllabus, a negative, a photograph, and educational materials, such as brochures, posters, reprints, and pamphlets. Major subjects include poisoning prevention and safety measures, treatment of poisoning, and Duke University Poison Control Center. Materials date from 1966 to 2004.
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Records, 1966-2004