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Mary Jane Byrd Penland Nursing Memorabilia, 1940-1942

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Mary Jane Byrd Penland (1924-1991) was one of the first students to enter the advanced degree program at Duke University's School of Nursing. She received her BS in Nursing Education in 1945. Penland worked as registered nurse at several hospitals, including the University of Chicago Clinics and the Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. She also served as an instructor of nursing and assistant administrator of nursing at the Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia from 1962 until her retirement in 1977. This collection contains materials from Penland's time as a student at Duke University School of Nursing. Types of materials include publications related to nursing and Duke University and an invitation and program for capping exercises. Materials date from 1940 to 1942.
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Collection, 1940-1942

Instructions and Protocols Collection, 1940, undated

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Contains manuals and records pertaining to the administration of Duke Hospital. Types of materials include autopsy records, instruction sheets, and Social Services Department Manual. Materials date to 1940, with the bulk undated.
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Collection, 1940, undated

Agnes June Deans Robbins Collection, 1946-1949

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Collection contains nursing unifrom materials and photographs pertaining to student life at Duke University School of Nursing.
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Margery Farmer Collection, 1962

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Margery Farmer (1937-2014) moved to Durham to attend Duke University in 1955, where she studied as an Angier B. Duke Scholar. From Duke, she received her Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts in Teaching, and she was eventually recognized with the Duke University Medical Center's Medical Dame certificate for the help she gave her husband, Dr. Joseph C. Farmer, Jr., throughout his medical education. She went on to work professionally in both the public and mental health fields. This collection contains the Medical Certificate Farmer was awarded by Duke University School of Medicine Dean Barnes Woodhall. Materials are from 1962.
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Collection, 1962

Margery Farmer Collection, 1962 1 folder

Death Masks Collection, circa 1941-1972

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A death mask is a cast made of a person's head after they have died. This collection contains death masks of Wilber C. Davison, Frederic Moir Hanes, William A. Perlzweig, Francis H. Swett, and Robert R. Jones Jr. Materials range in date from circa 1941 to 1972.
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Collection, circa 1941-1972

E. Harvey Estes Papers, 1966-2009

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Contains the papers of E. Harvey Estes, chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University from 1966 to 1985. Types of materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, surveys, agendas, articles, newsletters, curriculum vitae, newspaper clippings, photographs, by-laws, brochures membership lists, an oral history transcript, a CD, and digital files. Major subjects include community health and Triangle Universities Computational Center. Materials range in date from 1966 to 2009.
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Community Health Sciences, 1966-1973

Charles and Peggy Hammond Papers, 1956-2010

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Dr. Charles B. Hammond (1936- ), chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1980-2002, and a small amount of personal correspondence belonging to Peggy Hammond. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, menus, booklets, newsletters, clippings, conference programs, magazines, slides, negatives, prints, cassette tapes, a 16mm film reel, CDs, DVDs, 3.5 inch floppy disks, lantern slides, VHS tapes, a medical license, a certificate, and notes. Materials range in date from 1956 to 2010.
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Conference Materials, 1976-2003

Louis E. Swanson Records, 1957-1984

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Louis E. Swanson (1919-2004) was the director of the Medical Center Planning Office from 1960 to 1978, and the director of facilities planning for Duke University Medical Center from 1978 until his retirement in 1984. Prior to his directorships, Swanson was made assistant superintendent of Duke University Hospital in 1949. He was promoted to co-superintendent in 1952 and assistant administrative director in 1955. Swanson also served as an associate professor in hospital administration in the Duke Department of Health Administration for thirty-five years. This collection contains correspondence, addresses, lectures, records, and planning files related to Louis E. Swanson's tenure as assistant administrative director of Duke Hospital, director of the Duke University Medical Center Planning Office, and director of facilities planning for the Duke Medical Center. Major subjects include building planning and construction projects with which Swanson was involved during his time at Duke, particularly the East-West Expressway. Materials range in date from 1961 to 1984.
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Construction, 1957-1978

Jane and David Richardson Papers, 1969-1992

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Contains the professional papers of Jane Richardson, James B. Duke professor of Biochemistry, and David Richardson, professor of Biochemistry and founding director of the Structural Biology and Biophysics Graduate Training Program at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, sketches, photographs, drawings, notes, computer printouts and visualizations, negatives, reprints, and clippings pertaining to the Richardson's work and research while at Duke University. Major subjects include the structure of copper, zinc superoxide dismutase, protein de novo design, the Protein Data Bank, and 1981 textbook chapter "The Anatomy and Taxonomy of Protein Structure." Materials date from 1969 to 1992.
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Copper, Zinc Superoxide Dismutase project, 1969-1982, undated

J. Deryl Hart Papers and Records, 1916-1987

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Contains the personal and professional papers of J. Deryl Hart, chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke University from 1930 to 1960, and president of Duke University from 1960 to 1963. Major subjects include Chowan College, Duke University Medical Center, the Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic, surgical wound infection, medical hospitals, history of teaching medical schools, and history of surgery in North Carolina. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, memorabilia, certificates, diplomas, scrapbooks, photographs, speeches, lectures, addresses, clippings, sketches, reprints, ledgers, lantern slides, subject files, and committee materials. Materials range in date from 1916 to 1987.
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Correspondence, 1916-1975

Albert R. Behnke Papers, 1906-1996

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Albert Behnke, a physician and captain in the United States Navy; pioneered the development of body composition assessment through the study of elite athletes; member of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. Collection contains correspondence, reports, committee materials, text of speeches and lectures, presentation notes, manuscript materials, research files, reprints, and grant files. Major subjects include diving, decompression, diving physiology, and body composition. Materials range in date from 1906 to 1997.
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Correspondence, 1926-1990

Josiah C. Trent Papers, 1930-1961

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Contains professional papers of Josiah C. Trent (1914-1948), associate professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Duke. Materials include correspondence, patient files, and subject files pertaining to Dr. Trent's professional life. Most of the correspondence chronicles Trent's involvement with various professional organizations and his acquaintance with prominent figures in various fields: medical history--John Fulton, Henry Sigerist, and W. W. Francis; the history of Duke University--Wilburt C. Davison, Lenox D. Baker; the history of the development of library administration--Thomas Keys and Bertha Hallam. The bulk of the materials were removed from Trent's medical office upon his death and has relatively few items that pertain to his personal life. Items of a more personal nature are located with the James H. and Mary D. B. T. Semans Family Papers in Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. Materials date from 1930 to 1961.
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Correspondence, 1930-1961

Joseph E. Markee Records, 1930-1972

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Contains the professional records of Dr. Joseph E. Markee, former chair of the Dept. of Anatomy at Duke University.
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Joseph W. Beard Papers, 1920-1994

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Contains the professional papers of Joseph W. Beard (1906-1983), virologist at the Duke University School of Medicine, and Dorothy Waters Beard (1909-1984), his research partner and wife. Types of materials include correspondence, writings, memorabilia, contracts, certificates, plaques, photographs, a drawing, a photograph album, and a eulogy. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, cancer research, virus diseases, leukemia, avian leukosis viruses, oncogenic viruses, and virus disease. Materials range in date from 1920 to 1994.
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Correspondence, 1930-1994

Frederic Moir Hanes Papers, 1909-1967

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Frederic Moir Hanes (1883-1946), pathologist, neurologist, and chair of the Department of Medicine at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, reprints, writings, budgets, minutes, scrapbooks, and memoranda. Major subjects include the Hanes Fund, Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Department of Medicine, study and teaching of medicine in North Carolina, physicians, pathology, and the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Materials range in date from 1909 to 1967.
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Correspondence, 1932-1955

Russell L. Dicks Papers, 1933-1987

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Russell Leslie Dicks (1906-1965), chaplain for the Duke University Hospital (1948-1958). Types of materials include correspondence, writings, manuscript materials, sermon and lecture notes, teaching materials, clippings, photographs, bulletins, and announcements. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, hospital chaplains, patient advocacy, and pastoral counseling. Materials range in date from 1958 to 1965.
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Correspondence, 1933-1965, 1987

Richard S. Lyman Papers, 1927-1957

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Contains the professional papers of Richard Sherman Lyman (1891-1959), professor of neuropsychiatry at Duke University from 1941 to 1951. Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, memoranda, reports, budgets, course and teaching materials, and schedules. Major subjects include Duke Hospital, Duke University Medical Center, mental health agencies in North Carolina, mental health treatment, psychiatry, neurology, neuropsychology, nurse training programs, and treatment of soldiers and veterans of World War II. Materials range in date from 1927 to 1957.
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Correspondence, 1940-1957

Frank Libman Engel Papers, 1934-1990

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Frank Libman Engel (1913-1963), chair of the Division of Endocrinology at Duke University School of Medicine from 1960 to 1963. Types of materials include personal and professional correspondence, grant materials, articles, photographs, reports, lectures, notes, yearbooks, and clippings. Materials range in date from 1934 to 1990.
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Correspondence, 1945-1966

Leslie Benjamin Hohman Papers, 1945-1970

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Leslie Benjamin Hohman (1891-1972) was a professor of psychiatry at the Duke University School of Medicine from 1946 until 1960, later serving as professor emeritus. He also held the position of director of the Child Guidance Clinic in Durham, North Carolina from 1946 to 1953; maintained time in private practice in psychiatry; and acted as consultant to the Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Administration, United States Army, and United States Navy. This collection contains personal and professional correspondence Hohman related to his time as a professor of psychiatry at Duke University. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, the Duke Department of Psychiatry, psychiatric practice, and people with disabilities. Materials range in date from 1945 to 1970.
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Correspondence, 1945-1970

Joseph B. Parker Papers, 1941-2006

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Dr. Joseph B. Parker Jr., served in the medical corps of the United States Navy Reserve for four years during World War II. He first came to Duke University medical school to complete his psychiatric education. He went on to serve as an instructor of neuropsychiatry at Duke University from 1948 to 1949 and worked part time in child community clinics in North Carolina. He went on to become an assistant professor and associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee from 1949 to 1953, where he was the director of the Child Guidance Clinic. Afterwards he served as Associate professor of psychiatry at Duke from 1953 to 1959 and developed a psychiatric service with training and research activities at the new V.A. Hospital. Dr. Parker left Duke in 1959 to serve as professor and chairman of the University of Kentucky's Department of Psychiatry. In 1970, Dr. Parker returned to Duke University Medical Center as a professor of psychiatry and remained in this position until his retirement and serving as professor emeritus.
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Correspondence, 1945-2006