Organized into 16 series. The first 13 of the series were created by topic derived from the original folder titles. The topic related series include: Pathology Department Records; Duke Pathological Service (DPS) Records; Autopsy Records; Medico-Legal Case Records; Veterans Administration Records; Pathology Teaching Material; Duke University Committees; Organizations; Conferences; Manuscripts, Addresses, Speeches, Lectures; Hodgkin's Disease Brucella Research Materials; Correspondence; and Foreign Medical Education Sabbaticals. The last 3 series: Printed Materials, Photos, and Restricted were created because of storage, formatting, or legal considerations. There are numerous types of materials found in the collection including but not limited to documents, reports, photos, reprints and correspondence. Care was made to detail at an item level the types of materials and some of the topics found in each folder. This information is written on the folder tab for quick identification. Please note that whenever possible the terms used for groups of people and places in the records were used in the folder descriptions and may appear outdated.The strength of the collection is found within the Pathology Department Records Series, 1923-1966; Duke Pathological Service (DPS) Records Series, 1924-1960; Veterans Administration Records Series, 1946-1960; Pathology Teaching Materials Series, 1930-1962; Duke University Committees Series, 1927-1969; Organizations Series, 1928-1973; and Foreign Medical Education Sabbaticals Series, 1948-1971. These series provide a historical overview of the inception and development of the Pathology Department and teaching program at Duke, the formation of Duke University, its School of Medicine, Duke Hospital and its affiliations with other North Carolina Hospitals. The development of the Veterans Administration Hospital network, its processes and procedures, and the relationship between Duke Hospital and the Durham VA Hospital are also evident. The Organizations series illustrates the power and interconnectivity of medical professional organizations throughout the South and nationally. For example, the MSNNC's committee on the Coroner System conceived of and lobbied for the legislation that created the Medical Examiner's System in the state. The Foreign Medical Education Sabbaticals series provides evidence and context for the midcentury influence of the United States of America over the development of medical teaching facilities in Asia and Europe and the decline of that influence. Some societal issues included in records are the tensions associated with establishing an institutional reputation, race and gender relations, Segregation, and procuring qualified staff and students during WWII.Contains abstracts, accounts, agendas, agreements, announcements, annual reports, awards, ballots, bills, budgets, bulletins, certificates, charts, clippings, committee files, contracts, correspondence, course outlines, curriculum, curriculum vitae, diagrams, diaries, drawings, greetings cards, itineraries, journals, lectures, ledgers, letters, lists, maps, manuscripts, memoranda, minutes, monographs, newsletters, notes, organizational charts, outlines, photographs, plans, postcards, proceedings, programs, protocols, publications, recommendations, recordings, registers, regulations, reports, reprints, schedules, scrapbooks, shorthand notes, specifications, building, tables, telegrams, tickets, time records, transcriptions, and travel vouchers regarding the professional career of Wiley D. Forbus. Languages include English, French, German, Japanese, Chinese (unspecified), Italian, and Indonesian among others. Materials date from 1849 to 1979 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1923 to 1979.
Contains materials include correspondence, subject files, memorabilia, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, programs, budgets, reports, deeds, poems, manuscript materials, creative writings, genealogical materials, article reprints, diplomas, certificates and invitations pertaining to the career of Wilburt Cornell Davison. Materials date from 1881 to 1972.
Wilburt Cornell Davison Papers, 1881-1979 72.3 Linear Feet (46 cartons, 2 manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes, 1 large map folder) and 4 academic robes
Contains materials related to the history of the graduate program in physical therapy at Duke University and its development into the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Types of materials include planning files, schedules, syllabi, correspondence, budget records, meeting agenda and notes, research, calendars, admissions policies and statistics, survey results, grading policies, meeting minutes, student handbooks, booklets, student and alumni publications, newsletters, studies, reprints, transcripts, questionnaire results, presentation and lecture materials, audiovisual recordings of events, interviews, anniversary projects, orientation and graduation materials, blank copies of examinations, on-site evaluations, outcome assessments, site team responses, and photographic materials. Major subjects include courses, ongoing curriculum development, national accreditation, faculty records, publications, and papers collected by department chair Robert Bartlett for the graduate program in physical therapy at Duke University. Materials range in date from 1920 to 2018.
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Records, 1920-2018 27.5 Linear Feet (17 cartons, 2 manuscript boxes, and 2 flat boxes) and 15.0 GB
Contains correspondence, clippings, a testimonial, writings, a report, notes, and a Duke Pediatric Society fabric banner created or collected by Daniel J. Pachman during his career as a pediatrician in North Carolina and Illinois. This collection documents Pachman's activities as an advocate for vaccinating schoolchildren, research in pediatric care, and professional activates organized by Duke Pediatric Society meetings. Photographs of the Duke Pediatric Society meetings in the 1950s were transferred to the Photograph Collection. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1988.
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.
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 caricatures of Duke School of Medicine professors. Material ranges in date from 1958 to 1960, but the bulk of the material is undated.
This collection documents the activities, administration, and membership of the AOA chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha at Duke University, installed locally in 1932. Duke members include faculty, house staff and students. The collection contains AOA administrative records, lists of member names, correspondence, and event information. Types of materials include brochures, correspondence, and lists. Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine and medical students. Materials range in date from 1960 to 1989.
This collection primarily contains records from the Davison Society's Davison Council, the Student American Medical Association (SAMA), and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). The majority of the records are from the 1970s with many dealing with issues such as the Vietnam War, abortion, marijuana, women in medicine, and curriculum changes. Types of materials include meeting minutes and agendas, policies, membership lists, correspondence, articles, reference files, event flyers, reports, photographs, and digital files. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2021.
Collection documents the Physician Assistant Program at Duke University. It contains correspondence, photographic materials, programs, Audiovisual materials, scrapbooks, awards and honors, certificates, exhibition materials, administrative records, subject files, handbooks, committee and meeting materials, financial records, grant information, alumni directories and information, reports, presentations, curriculum materials, publications, conference materials, and digital files all pertaining to the Physician Assistant Program. Materials date from 1964 to 2021.
Physician Assistant Program Records, 1964-2021 61.8 Linear Feet (38 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 2 half manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes, 3 card boxes, 1 map folder) 1 CD and 9.6 GB.
Contains educational plans and materials, construction records, brochures, schedules, conference and committee materials, correspondence, questionnaires, patents, notes, minutes, policies, surveys, reprints, meeting and workshop materials, research files, weekly and annual reports, articles and publications, financial records, and subject files for professional colleagues and participating institutions that contributed to Lieberman's medical research and educational career. Major subjects include the Duke University Medical Center Summer Educational Enrichment Program; the Duke Scientific Research Initiative; the Duke University Affiliated Physicians program; the American Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; and the Levine Science Research Center. Materials range in date from 1965 to 1998.