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Huntington F. Willard Papers and Records, 1975-2013

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Contains records of the laboratory work and files of Huntington F. Willard, first director of the Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy at Duke University, vice Chancellor for Genome Sciences and professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology.

Samuel L. Katz Papers and Records, 1963-2011

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Samuel Katz, MD, born in 1927 and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, is a pediatrician and virologist with a career devoted to infectious disease research with a focus on vaccine research and development. Katz joined Duke University School of Medicine faculty as chair of pediatrics in 1968 and lead the department until 1990. While at Duke, his research focused on vaccine policy development and pediatric HIV/AIDS care. Prior to joining the Duke University School of Medicine, Katz was instrumental in the development of the measles vaccine. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, conference materials, audiovisual materials, and other records documenting Katz's career. Major subjects include pediatrics, vaccines, and the Duke University Department of Pediatrics. Materials range in date from 1969 to 2011.

William J. Donelan Records, 1963-2007

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Contains the administrative records of the office of William J. Donelan, former Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs of the Duke University Health System. Types of materials include correspondence, budgets, reports, society and professional organization materials, surveys, committee materials, newspaper clippings, and appointment, promotion and tenure materials.
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Educational Media Services Records, 1950-2005

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Materials were created by staff and artists of Medical Art, later Medical Illustration, a section of Educational Media Services, a division of the Duke University School of Medicine. Artists include Elon H. Clark, Robert L. Blake, Robert G. Gordon and Stanley M. Coffman. Types of materials include photographs, negatives, slides, sketches, and drawings. The collection also contains prints, negatives, and sketches of items created by Gordon and Coffman for David C. Sabiston's "Atlas of Cardiothoracic Surgery." Major subjects include Duke University School of Medicine and medical illustration. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2003.

William P. Wilson Papers, 1960-2007

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Contains the records of William P. Wilson from 1976 to 2007 including those from his professional work at Duke and his professional and personal life after his retirement from Duke. Types of materials include correspondence, manuscripts, itinerary for speaking engagements, outlines for lectures, research notes, brochures, pamphlets, photos, clippings and one CD pertaining to the work of Dr. Wilson especially in psychiatry and spiritual healing. Major topics include Duke University, psychiatry and Christianity.
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Intercom Photographs and Contact Sheet Collection, 1977-1986

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"Intercom," a Duke Medical Center publication, circulated weekly from 1953 until 1986. This publication provided employees with weekly news about various Medical Center topics, including research findings and parking and construction updates. Types of materials include contact sheets, photographs, and informational index cards. Materials range in date from 1977 to 1986.

William G. Anlyan Papers, 1930-2015

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Contains papers and records pertaining to the professional career and administration of Duke University Medical Center under William George Anlyan (1925-2016). Anlyan came to Duke University School of Medicine for his residency in general and thoracic surgery (1949-1955). Afterwards, he joined the surgical staff led by Dr. Deryl Hart, becoming a full professor of surgery in 1961, and, from 1964 to 1969, was the third dean of the School of Medicine. Anlyan also served as vice president for health affairs (1969-1983) and chancellor for health affairs (1983-1989). From 1988 to 1993, Anlyan was the executive vice president and chancellor for health affairs before becoming chancellor of Duke University (1990-1995). Types of materials include subject files, chronological files, reports, budgets, plans, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and photographs. Major correspondents include Wilburt Cornell Davison, Douglas M. Knight, E. Croft Long, Charles Frenzel, Joseph E. Markee, Barnes Woodhall, Terry Sanford, Philip Handler, Ruby Wilson, and Henry Rauch. Major subjects include hospital administration, health policy, construction financing, development, financial management, medical education, nursing education, community-institutional relations, parking facilities, and transportation. Major projects and leadership work include the Civitan Project, Private Sector Conference, The Duke Endowment, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Private Diagnostic Clinics, Duke University School of Medicine, Medical Center Board of Visitors, Highland Hospital (Asheville, North Carolina), National Library of Medicine, Association of American Medical Colleges, Veterans Administration, Watts Hospital (Durham, North Carolina), North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (Durham, North Carolina), Sea Level Hospital (Sealevel, North Carolina) and merchant marine care, Durham Health Partners and City of Medicine, Institute of Medicine, North Carolina Medical Care Commission, and Whitehead Medical Research Institute. The materials in this collection date from 1930 to 2015.

Department of Community and Family Medicine Records, 1959-2021

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Contains the administrative records of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, formerly named the Department of Community and Family Medicine (1979-2019). Prior to 1979, the department was the Department of Community Health Science. This collection contains correspondence, reports, budgets, minutes, writings, planning materials, news releases, clippings, rosters, course and curriculum materials, residency and internship materials, evaluations, surveys, committee materials, field reports, award information, artwork, photographic materials, AV materials, and digital files. Photographs include Mead Johnson Award winners, 1981-1988; Duke-Watts Family Medicine Faculty and Residents, 1973-1993; Duke Family Medicine Program group photographs, 1983-1995; staff photographs (both identified and unidentified); staff parties and events; and Duke Endowment-King's Fund College, 1971-1981. Images also include departmental faculty members including E. Harvey Estes, Jr.; Samuel W. Warburton; and Kathryn M. Andolsek. Major topics include the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Division of Family Medicine, Student Health, the Regional Medical Program, the King's Fund, the Duke Endowment, Sea Level Hospital, the Andean Rural Health Project, the Fallout Preparedness Committee, and Medical Education for National Defense. Materials date from 1959 to 2021.
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C. J. Lambertsen Papers, 1930-2004

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Christian James (C. J.) Lambertsen (1917-2011) worked as a professor of pharmacology, director of the Institute for Environmental Medicine, and the founding director of the Environmental Biomedical Stress Data Center in 1985 at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine. He designed the Lambertsen Amphibious Respiratory Unit (LARU), which was the first widely used, closed-circuit Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) in the United States. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, photographs, audio material, slides, lab books, lab data, experimental measures and procedures, diagrams, graphs, articles, manuscript drafts, grant proposals, newspaper clippings, and notes. Primary subjects include decompression, oxygenation, diving, decompression sickness, diving physiology, and underwater breathing apparatus. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2004.

Dean's Office (School of Medicine) Records, 1916-2020

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Contains records originating in Duke School of Medicine's Dean's Office. Includes R. Sanders (Sandy) Williams administrative records; a small amount of Wilburt C. Davison reprints; Medical Center Executive Committee meeting materials; posters from the Dean's Office Noteworthy Posters Series; a portrait of Edward W. Holmes; and Dean Klotman and Duke University School of Medicine's "Turning a Moment into a Movement: Dismantling Racism in the Duke School of Medicine and Beyond" video and discussion, which is affiliated with Moments to Movement, Duke Health's collective stand against systemic racism and injustice. Materials date from 1916 to 2020.

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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Department of Biochemistry Records, 1913-2004

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The Department of Biochemistry was established in 1930, making it one of the original departments of the Duke University School of Medicine. Chairs of the department include William A. Perlzweig, Philip Handler, Robert Hill, Christian R. H. Raetz, interim chair Peter Agre, interim chair Kenneth Kreuzer, and Richard G. Brennan. This collection contains general correspondence from the Department of Biochemistry, index cards containing student information, long range plans, artwork, framed images, and publications by W.A. Perlzweig, Phillip Handler, and other authors. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2004, with the bulk of material dating between 1930 and 1975.
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Alfred Blalock Papers, 1899-1985

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Alfred Blalock (1899-1964), surgeon-in-chief of the John Hopkins Hospital, professor, and director of the surgery department at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1941-1964), was one of two physicians who developed the "blue baby" operation and treatments for surgical shock. Collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, tributes, committee materials, biographical materials, and reprints. Major subjects include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, medical education, tetralogy of fallot surgery (blue baby syndrome), and surgery. Materials date from 1899 to 1985.

Robert J. Lefkowitz Papers, 1962-2023

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Contains professional papers of Robert J. Lefkowitz, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator in the Department of Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Center. Types of materials include travel and conference materials, speeches, memoranda, committee materials, awards and honors, former employee files, old equipment files, grant materials, alumni files, material transfer agreements, mice invoices, research, and digital files. Major subjects include Duke University Department of Biochemistry, Duke University School of Medicine, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Materials range in date from 1962 to 2023.

Ross E. McKinney Jr. Records, 1950-2015

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Ross E. McKinney Jr, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Duke. He joined Duke faculty in 1985, and his area of research is pediatric HIV clinical research. While at Duke, McKinney has held the positions of director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vice Dean for Research for the Duke University School of Medicine, and Director of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine. Includes records pertaining to four areas in which McKinney worked: pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease, Vice Dean for Research, Director of the Trent Center, and the Conflict of Interest Committee. Materials date from 1950 to 2015.
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Vice Dean for Research, 1994-2007

Dale Purves Papers, 1950-2020, undated

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Contains the personal and professional records of Dale Purves, professor of neurobiology, chair of the Department of Neurobiology (1999-2002), and director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University Medical Center. Types of materials include laboratory notebooks, photographs, slides, correspondence, manuscripts, short writings, clippings, committee materials, professional organization materials, memorabilia, grant materials, media files, posters, and emails. Major subjects include neurosciences, neurobiology, and visual perception. Materials range in date from 1950 to 2020.

Norman F. Conant Papers, 1930-1981

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Contains the professional papers of Norman Francis Conant (1908-1984), James B. Duke professor and chair of Microbiology and Immunology at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, speeches, conference and presentation materials, manuscript materials, reprints, teaching materials, and meeting minutes. Major subjects include the Duke University School of Medicine, the Department of Immunology, and study and teaching of immunology, microbiology, and mycology. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1981.
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David Tillerson Smith Papers, 1920-1970

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Contains the professional papers of David Tillerson Smith (1898-1981), James B. Duke Professor of Microbiology and chair of the Department of Microbiology (1930-1958) and associate professor of Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine (1950-1966) at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence with individuals and organizations, research notes, clippings, article reprints, and manuscript materials. Major subjects include the Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Turdeau Sanatarium, the research and teaching of microbiology, tuberculosis, pellagra, mycology, and bacteriology. Materials range in date from 1920 to 1970.

Ralph Snyderman (Chancellor) Records, 1899-2015

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Dr. Ralph Snyderman, MD, is Chancellor Emeritus of Duke University, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Duke Center for Research on Personalized Health Care. Contains administrative records created by Snyderman during his tenure as Chancellor for Health Affairs and President and CEO of Duke University Health System (1989-2004). Types of materials include minutes, agendas, reports, committee materials, chronological files, and videotapes. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke University Health System, School of Medicine, School of Nursing and administration. Materials date from 1899 to 2015.