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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 471

National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences

Divisional Records, 1957-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Title: Divisional Records
Dates: 1957-1986
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 471
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, acquisitions, curatorial research, and collections management. In addition there are minutes of meetings with organizations including the American Association of Health and Medical Museums, as well as the American Academy of the History of Dentistry; proposals, scripts, photographs, and other related information pertaining to the exhibitions "Pain and Its Relief" and "Women in Science in 19th-century America"; Audrey B. Davis research files; letters of inquiry from medical academies, government agencies, private collectors, and universities; illustrations of medical specimens; symposium and sponsored lecture files; travel reports; and information on early medical practice.

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These records consist of curatorial correspondence and memoranda pertaining to exhibition planning, acquisitions, curatorial research, and collections management. In addition there are minutes of meetings with organizations including the American Association of Health and Medical Museums, as well as the American Academy of the History of Dentistry; proposals, scripts, photographs, and other related information pertaining to the exhibitions Pain and Its Relief and Women in Science in 19th-century America; Audrey B. Davis research files; letters of inquiry from medical academies, government agencies, private collectors, and universities; illustrations of medical specimens; symposium and sponsored lecture files; travel reports; and information on early medical practice.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 471, National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences, Divisional Records

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Container List

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Correspondence, A, 1976-1978

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Correspondence, B, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, C, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, D, 1978

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Correspondence, E, 1978

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Correspondence, F, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, G, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, H-L, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, M, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, N, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, O, 1978

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Correspondence, P, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, Q-R, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, S, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, T, 1977-1978

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Correspondence, U-Z, 1977-1978

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Travel Reports, 1961-1974 (2 folders)

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Cheiron Meeting - International Society for History of Behavioral Sciences, 1976 [1975-1976] (2 folders)

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Cheiron Lectures - The International Society for the History of Behavioral & Social Sciences Annual Meetings, 1971-1976

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American Association of Museums (AAM) Meeting, 1976

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AAM Program Planning Committee Meeting, 1976

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Washington School Study Council - Teachers' Guide to Medical Sciences

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Report on Damage and Loss to Objects, January 31,1975

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Sphygmomanometer (Article on Blood pressure instrument), 1972

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Storage of Specimens (Dental Bracket Table)

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Women in Science - Exhibit, 1975 (2 folders)

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Cataloging Project - Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 1973-1976

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Davis Sponsored Lecture - by Roy T. Sawyer, 1974

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Davis Sponsored Lecture - by Lonn Taylor, 1973

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Davis Sponsored Lecture - by Ted Brown, 1968

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Davis Sponsored Lecture - by Samuel Fox, 1972

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Davis Sponsored Lecture - by D. P. Walker, 1971-1972

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Davis Sponsored Lecture - by Saul Jarcho, 1972

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Davis Sponsored Lecture - by 1971-1972

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Material on Dreamstage, 1977

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Pain Exhibit Script

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Pain Exhibit Contract, 1981

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Pain Exhibit - Memos Sent, 1982

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Bloodletting Information, 1979-1980

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Birth Collection Information, 1978-1979

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Baush & Lomb Information, 1973-1977

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Artificial Kidney - Correspondence, Photo (1912-1914 Cornell University), 1973-1974

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Brichford Survey, 1974

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Box 2

Trade Catalogues Correspondence, 1975

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Transplantation Medicine Correspondence, 1975

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Microscope Symposium Correspondence, 1975

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American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) Meetings, 1979

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History of Science Society, 1979

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History of Technology & Science Academic Steering Committee, 1978

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Projects, 1979-1980

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Dibner Library Acquisitions, 1979

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Curators' Association By-Laws, 1977

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Conferences - Meetings, Seminars, General Notices, 1975-1976

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Copernicus Symposium, 1973-1974

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American Association for the History of Medicine (Meetings & Lectures), 1973-1974

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American Association of Health & Medical Museums (Correspondence), 1972-1974

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American Association of Museums, 1973-1974

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American Academy of the History of Dentistry, 1974

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Meetings - General Correspondence, 1970

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History of Science Meetings, 1972

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Joint Atlantic Seminars, 1969, 1975

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Joint Atlantic Conference, 1969

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Joint Atlantic Seminar, 1977-1978

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Joint Atlantic Seminar (JAS), 1978 (2 folders)

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Lecture - The Women's Auxiliary, February 1973

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Lecture - Burroughs Mider, March 1973

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Smithsonian Lectures (Davis), 1971

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Smithsonian Associates Course, 1971

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Smithsonian Associates Course, 1972

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Lecture - American Association for the History of Medicine, 1971

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Proposal - Bibliography of Trade Catalogues of Manufactures of Medical, Surgical & Dental Instruments, 1976

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Proposal - Research Awards Program, 1973

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Proposals - Science Information Exchange, 1968-1971 (2 folders)

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Proposal for Paper - American Association for the History of Medicine, 1974

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Proposal - Smithsonian Research Foundation (Davis & Eklund), 1969-1970

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Proposal - Commonwealth Fund, 1971-1975

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Proposal - American Philosophical Society, 1970-1971

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Proposal - Josiah Macy Junior Foundation, 1970-1972

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Palmer & Dodge, 1971

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History of Biology, 1971

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Photographic List - Dentistry

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Biography of Reidar F. Sognnaes

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Epilepsy Organization List

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Updated Research Project Data, 1973

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Dental Antrum, 1971

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Albert & Mary Lasker Research Award, 1971

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Request for Objects, 1972

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Museum Catalogues, 1972

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Hospital Photograph Archives Project, 1972

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Research Projects, 1974-1975

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Development of Experimental Psychology in America, 1971-1972

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Parapsychology (Booklets)

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Summary Reports - Williams-Waterman Fund, 1957-1958

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Dental Symposium, 1981

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American Dental Association, October 20-23, 1984

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Davis Book Reviews, 1980

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Special Events, Seminars, etc., 1978-1982

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Book Orders, 1980

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Object Loans, 1973-1975

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Box 3

Miscellaneous Request, 1978-1986

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Brian and Susan Riba Correspondence (regarding Isaac Clough Ephemera, Inventor of Fly Traps), 1982

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Objects offered to Smithsonian (Not Accepted), 1984-1986

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Catalogues

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Acquisitions - Possible T-Type Heart Pumps, 1966-1967

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Sami Hamarneh Correspondence, 1969-1970

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Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1965-1968

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Industrial Health Services (Hamarneh), 1969

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Historical Objects for Sale or Available, 1964-1966

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Kremers Award, 1967

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American Dietetic Association, 1960-1969

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News Release - Hall of Health, 1957

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The National Science Museum (Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan), 1970

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Medical Sciences Catalogue Project, 1978

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Charles Frank, Ltd. Correspondence, 1969

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Williams X-Ray Tubes (Brochure/Correspondence), 1966-1968

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Dentist's Chair (Patent and Illustrations) Information

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