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Department of Anatomy Records, 1930-1983

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Contains records documenting the Department of Anatomy, established in 1930 as part of the original School of Medicine. The name of the department changed to the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy in 1988. This collection contains portraits, articles, meeting notes, reprints, and minutes created by Joseph E. Markee, Francis Huntington Swett, and others pertaining to the activities of the Department of Anatomy (now the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy) at Duke University, including curriculum scheduling and the new teaching facility (1965). A book of faculty reprints from 1930 to 1940 is also included, entitled "A complete file of publications from the Department of Anatomy, Duke University School of Medicine." Materials date from 1930 to 1983.

James Leonard Bennett Papers, 1967-1993

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James Leonard "Pete" Bennett, Jr., graduated from Duke University in 1956. He worked as an administrator at Duke University Medical Center for 30 years, becoming director of administration in the Office of the Chancellor.

Julian Meade Ruffin Papers, 1946-1978

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Contains professional papers of Julian Meade Ruffin, gastroenterologist at Duke University Hospital and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology (1930-1965).
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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.

Charles W. Shilling Papers, 1932-1994

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Charles W. Shilling (1901-1994), a physician, a leader in the field of undersea and hyperbaric medicine, research, education, and former Captain of the Medical Corps with the United States Navy. This collection contains correspondence, notes, photographs, a scrapbook, a transcript, speeches, awards, addresses, clippings, pamphlets, plaques, certificates, and a mug. Major subjects include the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, diving, hyperbaric oxygenation, United States Atomic Energy Commission, and U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Materials range in date from 1932 to 1994.

Educational Media Services Motion Film Collection, 1946-1991, undated

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This collection contains video footage documenting the history of Duke University Medical Center. The EMS Film Reels series contain films that came from the office of Educational Media Services. Coverage includes operations, procedures, instructional aids, conference presentations, and documentaries. People featured in the collection include David C. Sabiston, Leonard Goldner, Wilburt C. Davison, Jospeh E. Markee, Onye Akwari, James F. Glenn, and Allen Roses. Items of note include Wilburt C. Davison's "Dave at Roaring Gap" film clips, and IBM Conference film. Materials range in date from 1946 to 1991 with the bulk being undated.

Subject Files Collection, 1920-2022

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These subject files were primarily created by Duke News Service from the 1930s until around the early 1980s. Duke News Service also maintained a biographical clippings file documenting activities of Duke University Medical Center individuals. This collection contains clippings, notes, brochures, speeches, notes, booklets, and ephemera pertaining to departments, divisions, groups, activities, events, and public relations materials of Duke University Medical Center. Major subjects include Duke University faculty, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke Hospital. Materials date from 1920 to 2022.
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Ralph Snyderman (Chief) Papers, 1951-1990

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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 the professional papers Snyderman created during his tenure as chief of the Division of Rheumatic and Genetic Diseases (1976-1985) within the Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Also includes research and teaching materials. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, committee materials, meeting and conference records, speeches, photographs, clippings, brochures, pamphlets, grant materials, patent materials, and writings. Major correspondents include Joseph Greenfield, Barton Haynes, George Cianciolo, and Robert Lefkowitz. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke University Health System, School of Medicine, arthritis, and drug therapy for arthritis and inflammation. Materials date from 1951 to 1990.

Francis Bayard Carter Papers, 1930-1976

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Contains the professional papers of Francis Bayard "Nick" Carter (1898-1977), physician, professor, and chair of the Duke University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Types of materials include correspondence, subject files, speeches and presentations, reports, budgets, lists, articles, course materials, studies, and meeting minutes. Major subjects include study and teaching of obstetrics and gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, and Duke University Hospital. Materials range in date from 1930 to 1976.

Myrtle Irene Brown Papers, 1946-1975

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This collection contains materials related to Myrtle Irene Brown (1915-2007), faculty member and dean of the Duke University School of Nursing from 1967 to 1970. Materials include lectures, correspondence, evaluations, committee records and minutes, rosters, financial aid materials, conference and council records, reports, standards, supply lists, blueprints, and plans. Major subjects include the graduate and undergraduate curriculum, faculty and administration, admissions, student activities, and facilities at the School of Nursing. Materials range in date from 1946 to 1975.
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