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Hans Lowenbach Papers, 1937-1951

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Hans Lowenbach (1905-1983) joined the Duke Medical faculty in 1940, serving as a professor of neurology (1940-1963) and chair of the Department of Psychiatry (1951-1953). From 1949 to 1951, Lowenbach served in the U.S. Army at the 98th General hospital in Munich. He was later the commanding officer of the 3274th U.S. Army hospital reserve and retired in 1965 with the rank of Colonel. Types of materials include research, article drafts, reports, correspondence, photographs, clippings, diagrams, charts, grant materials, notebooks, and notes. The primary subjects are electroshock therapy, neuropsychiatry, and electroencephalography. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1951.

Medical Center Archives Records, 1967-2016

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The Duke University Medical Center Archives (DUMCA) plays a role in preserving and providing access to the legal, administrative, and historical records of the Medical Center and Health System administrative offices, department chairs and chiefs, and faculty. Materials in this collection include documentation of Elon Clark's work to inventory historical materials at Duke University Medical Center, correspondence from former archivist Dr. James (Jim) Gifford, documents pertaining to DUMCA's move to the Christian Avenue warehouse, papers pertaining to projects and exhibits completed after DUMCA became part of the Duke University Medical Center Library, and issues of the now defunct DUMCA newsletter. Materials range in date from 1967 to 2016.
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Helen Greenlee Haberneck Nursing Memorabilia, 1940-1943, circa 1943, 1993, undated

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Helen Ada (Bunny) Greenlee Haberneck (1922-2017) graduated from Duke University School of Nursing in 1943. Contains Haberneck's School of Nursing uniform, nursing caps, aprons, 2 sets of wrist cuffs, 2 sashes, a bib, a letter, biographical information, clippings, a "Whitecaps" newsletter, and a notebook. Materials date to 1940-1943, circa 1943, 1993, undated.

65th General Hospital Collection, 1917-2002

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Contains personal papers, records, and memorabilia of the United States Army 65th General Hospital, a United States Army Medical Corps unit staffed by Duke University Medical Center alumni in England during World War II. The unit distinguished itself as a center for both specialized treatment and the immediate care of combat casualties. Following the war, physician of the 65th, Leo Alexander, acted as a consultant to prosecutors in the Nuremberg Trials. Types of materials include official reports, newsletters, patient records, memorabilia, oral histories, photographs, artifacts, audiovisual materials, investigative notes, and short writings. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, United States Army, the 65th General Hospital, World War I, World War II, war crimes, neurosurgery, Ivan Brown, Leo Alexander, Norman Ross, and O. Norris Smith. Materials range in date from 1917 to 2002.

Worthington (Sandy) G. Schenk III Oral History Interview, 2021

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Dr. Worthington "Sandy" G. Schenk III, MD, is a Professor of Surgery at University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine and a surgeon with UVA Health. He completed his medical school and his General Surgery Residency and Trauma Research Fellowship at Duke. This collection contains 1 oral history interview conducted on April 17, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. In the interview, Schenk discusses his early life, education, why he decided to join the medical profession, how he came to Duke for his residency and fellowship, Sabiston's teaching style, his research interests, his memories of Sabiston, and recollections of the people he worked with at Duke during his residency and fellowship.
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Worthington (Sandy) G. Schenk III Oral History Interview, 2021 1 Interview (1 transcript) and 52.8 MB

Interview, April 17, 2021

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.

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Reports and Reprints, 1931-2001

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Contains records received from the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), a United States based international nonprofit association serving physicians, scientists, associates, and nurses in the fields of hyperbaric and dive medicine. Types of materials include reports, reprints, news releases, minutes, programs, correspondence, and photographs. Materials date from 1931 to 2001.

Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development Records, 1952-2019

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The Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development was created in 1955 by the U.S. Surgeon General and was designated as one of five regional resource centers on aging. The center's first initiatives included the Duke Longitudinal Studies, a 20-year project begun in 1956 that monitored the physical, mental, social, and economic status of approximately 800 older adults. Types of materials include correspondence, audiovisual materials, reprints, departmental histories, budget materials, computer printouts, brochures, newsletters, clippings, directories, grant materials, questionnaires, printed materials, architectural plans, and internal administrative papers such as meeting minutes, reports, publications, and photographs. Major subjects include the study of aging and human development, mental health, geriatric medicine, psychological and psychiatric behavior of older adults, Carol Woods Retirement Home, the Hillhaven LaSalle Nursing Center, the Forest at Duke, the Greenery Rehabilitation Center, the United Methodist Retirement Home, the Croasdaile Village, and Ewald W. Busse. A portion of the materials came from the files of Dorothy K. Heyman; these files have been interspersed throughout the collection. The collection contains materials from Gerda G. Fillenbaum concerning the Study at Carol Woods in Chapel Hill, NC (1979-1981), the Longitudinal Retirement History Study (1969-1979), the Older Americans Resources and Services Program (OARS), and the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD). The collection also contains materials from Lisa P. Gwyther, concerning her work with Alzheimer's and related diseases and the Duke Aging Center Family Support Program. The collection also contains materials from Mitchell Heflin concerning the Consortium for Faculty Development to Advance Geriatric Education (FD-AGE), the Duke Geriatrics Division's curriculum on the care of older adults entitled "Clinical Core on Aging", and the Duke Geriatric Education Center (GEC). Materials range in date from 1952 to 2019.

Arthur A. Morris Papers, 1940-1996

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Contains the professional papers of Duke alumni, Arthur Allen Morris (1917-1997), founder and former president of the Neurosurgical Society of America. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, conference programs, proposals, newsletters, research materials, course notes, photographs, certificates, surgical tools, and abstracts. Materials range in date from 1940 to 1996.

North Carolina Licensed Practical Nurses Association Records, 1946-2012

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Contains the organizational records of the North Carolina Licensed Practical Nurses Association (NCLPNA), whose mission was to provide professional development, continuing education opportunities, and political advocacy for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and practical nursing students in the state of North Carolina. Major topics include licensed practical nursing, nursing education standards in North Carolina, African American women in medicine, North Carolina hospital systems, and healthcare advocacy. Types of materials include subject files, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, continuing education and conference materials, publications, financial records, membership records, bound and unbound ledgers, photographs, publications, transparencies, ephemera, and drawings. Materials range in date from 1946 to 2012, with the bulk dating from 1965 to 2009.
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Workshops, 1955-2001

Edward Lanphier Collection, 1876-1999

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Edward Lanphier (1922-1999) was a physician and senior scientist in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Wisconsin--Madison. Lanphier wrote and spoke extensively on a variety of diving subjects, including decompression in surface-based diving, comfort in underwater exercise, animal and human respiration under increased pressures, and hyperbaric treatments. During his career, Lanphier was a member of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. The collection contains his professional papers. Materials include correspondence, reports, committee materials, text of speeches and lectures, presentation notes, manuscript materials, research files, reprints, and grant files. Major subjects include diving, decompression, decompression sickness, diving physiology, and respiration. Materials range in date from 1876 to 1999, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960 to 1999.
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Ed Thalmann Papers, 1970-2003

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Contains the professional papers of Ed Thalmann (1945-2004), former assistant clinical professor in anesthesiology for Duke University's Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and assistant medical director of the Divers Alert Network in Durham, North Carolina. Types of materials include correspondence, reference files, articles, slides, manuals, and notes. Major subjects include decompression, decompression sickness, and diving. Materials range in date from 1970 to 2003, with the bulk of material undated.
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Ray E. Brown Papers, 1926-1974

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Contains the personal and professional papers of Ray Everett Brown (1913-1974), hospital administrator and educator on hospital administration at several institutions, including the University of Chicago, Duke University, Harvard University, and Northwestern University. Types of materials include correspondence, conference brochures, speeches, clippings, photographs, reports, minutes, certificates, agendas, contracts, invoices, financial statements, expense reports, newsletters, book reviews, reprints, publication drafts, notes, academic records, resumes, and ephemera. Major subjects include hospital administration and administrative education. Materials range in date from 1926 to 1974.
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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)

Irving E. Alexander Papers, 1940-2006

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Irving E. Alexander (1922-2007) was a clinical psychologist and professor in Duke University's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience for 45 years. He served as department chair, taught and counseled undergraduates, trained clinicians, treated patients, served on Duke's Academic Council, was a consulting psychologist at the Durham VA Hospital and in the Halifax County (North Carolina.) school system, and was a consultant to programs for gifted children including the Presidential Scholars program. Types of materials include reading lists, notes, lectures, outlines, clippings, articles, slides, photographs, negatives, programs, correspondence, dream journals, agendas, schedules, membership lists, speeches, meeting minutes, and grant proposals. Materials range in date from 1940 to 2006.

Oscar Hansen-Pruss Papers, 1918-1966

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Contains materials pertaining to the career of Oscar Carl Hansen-Pruss (1900-1970), professor of internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center and one of ten original professors of the Duke University School of Medicine in 1930. Types of materials include correspondence, research notes, short writings, poems, manuscript materials, reprints, manuals, guides, conference and seminar records, academic and membership certificates, cards, and other memorabilia. Major subjects in this collection include microscopy, asthma, and allergies. Materials range in date from 1918 to 1966.

B. Fred Brown Records, 1989-1993

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Contains the records of B. Fred Brown (d. 1993), assistant to chancellor of health affairs (1986-1993) and chief operating officer of the Duke University Medical Center (1990-1993). Types of materials include correspondence, budgets, minutes, planning documents, incident reports, audits, and space planning materials. Also includes letters of application for the position of Director of Social Work. Major correspondents include hospital staff, hospital administrators, and committee members including John Robinette, Pete Bennett, and Ralph Snyderman. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center history and administration, hospital management, hospital service improvement, patient-centered care, and building design and construction. Materials range in date from 1989 to 1993. Contains restricted materials.

Vicki Y. Saito Records, 1983-2006

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Contains administrative records created or managed by the office of Vicki Y. Saito, Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications in the Office of the Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University Medical Center from 1992 to the mid-2000s. Types of materials include memoranda, committee minutes, reports, reprints, programs, CVs, correspondence, presentation materials, VHS tapes, and DVDs. Records pertain to medical center affairs and include materials of the Board of Trustees, the Board of Visitors, Operations and Clinical Operations reports, Department of Medicine, Duke University Health System, and Campus and Corporate Communicators meetings. Major subjects include Duke University Medical Center, Duke Hospital, and community-institutional relations. Materials range in date from 1984 to 2006.
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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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