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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Department of Medicine Records 1940-1942

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Department of Medicine. Records

Dates:

1940-1942

Size:

1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The Department of Medicine Records consist of three bound volumes containing reprints of articles by faculty members in the Department. The volumes are arranged by year and each volume includes an author index.

Information on Use

Access

No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Department of Medicine. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

The department of medicine at the University of Chicago was founded in 1927, as a department in the division of the biological sciences. Although it was created after his death, the department was influenced by the vision of University president William Rainey Harper. He sought to bring the traditional medical school into the university system. The department of medicine encouraged its faculty to focus on scientific research and teaching.

Scope Note

The Department of Medicine Records consist of three bound volumes containing reprints of articles by faculty members in the Department. The volumes are arranged by year and each volume includes an author index.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/medic.html

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1

Reprints of the Publications of the Department of Medicine of the University of Chicago, 1940

Box 2

Reprints of the Publications of the Department of Medicine of the University of Chicago, 1941

Box 3

Reprints of the Publications of the Department of Medicine of the University of Chicago, 1942