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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Health Sciences Historical Collection, 1815-2004 [1867-2004]; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

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Series I: College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1876-2002

This series is comprised of records of the alumni association including meeting invitations, Executive Committee minutes, membership lists, and correspondence; press releases; course descriptions; histories and other publications; as well as internal reports exploring issues of medical education along with proposed affiliation agreements with the Presbyterian Hospital.

General, 1876-1990

Box 1
Folder 1
Admissions and Enrollment, 1895 1908
Box 1
Folder 2
Alumni Association
General, 1877-1990
Box 1
Folder 3
Centennial Anniversary, 1907
Box 1
Folder 4
Clippings, 1869-1992
(3 folders)
Box 1
Folder 5-7
Constitution and Laws, 1873, 1895, 1913, 1940
Box 1
Folder 8
Correspondence, 1907-1942
Box 1
Folder 9
Executive Committee Minutes, 1893-1912
Box 1
Folder 10
Fundraising, 1877-1971
Box 1
Folder 11
de Forest, Henry--Papers, 1926-1943
(2 folders)

Box 2
Folder 1-2
List of Officers and Committee Rosters, 1859-1922
Box 2
Folder 3
Meetings, 1867-1993
(2 folders)
Box 2
Folder 4-5
Membership, 1904, 1914, 1919, 1926
(2 folders)

Box 3
Folder 1-2
P & S Club, 1917, undated
Box 3
Folder 3
Press Releases, 1952 1956
Box 3
Folder 4
Clippings, 1793-2002
(4 folders)
Box 3
Folder 5-8
Columbia University Quarterly, 1898-1918
Box 3
Folder 9
New York Columbian, 1810-1818
Box 3
Folder 10
Commencements, 1816-1942
Box 3
Folder 11
Conferences, 1945, 1952

Box 4
Folder 1
Correspondence and Reports, 1898-1905, 1951, 1990
Box 4
Folder 2
Correspondence
Degree Reciprocity (English Medical Act of 1866), 1902
Box 4
Folder 3
Vanderbilt Gift, 1884, 1886
Box 4
Folder 4
Council on Medical Affairs, undated
Box 4
Folder 5
Course Information, 1861-1941
Box 4
Folder 6
Form Letters, c. 1800s
Box 4
Folder 7
Medical Library, 1927-1959
Box 4
Folder 8
Memorials, undated
Box 4
Folder 9
Opening Exercises, undated
Box 4
Folder 10
Postgraduate Education, 1932-1951
Box 4
Folder 11
Presbyterian Hospital Affiliation Reports and Agreement, 1910-1911
Box 4
Folder 12
Press Releases, 1944-1976
(2 folders)
Box 4
Folder 13-14
Publications, 1904-1976

Box 5
Folder 1
Cancer Research, 1947 1956
Box 5
Folder 2
Regents--Minutes, 1811-1812
Box 5
Folder 3
Resolutions and Reports, 1878-1955
Box 5
Folder 4
Student Handbooks, 1900-1902, 1956
Box 5
Folder 5

Series II: Columbia University Medical Center, 1876-2002

This series contains press clippings and press releases documenting the evolution of the medical center; reports considering the affiliation with the College of Physicians and Surgeons; and extensive materials from the twenty-fifth anniversary. There are meeting minutes of the Joint Advisory Board and site plans from the Joint Administration Board of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and Presbyterian Hospital.

General, 1876-1973
Box 5
Folder 6
Breaking of Ground and Dedication Ceremonies, 1925-1930
Box 5
Folder 7
Clippings, 1910-1918
Box 5
Folder 8
Bicentennial Fund for the Medical Sciences, 1953-1954
Box 5
Folder 9
Clippings
General, 1921-1931
(3 folders)
Box 5
Folder 10-12
General, 1932-2004
(4 folders)

Box 6
Folder 1-4
Research, 1947-2000
(3 folders)
Box 6
Folder 5-7
Joint Administrative Board, 1925-1928
Box 6
Folder 8
Committee on Plans
Minutes, 1923 April-1927 April (3 folders)
Box 6
Folder 9-11
Minutes, 1927 May-1928 September

Box 7
Folder 1
Minutes, 1921-1952 May (5 folders)
Box 7
Folder 2-6
Minutes, 1952 September-1971 April (2 folders)

Box 8
Folder 1-2
Press Releases, 1944-1975
(3 folders)
Box 8
Folder 3-5
Research, 1945-1995
(3 folders)
Box 8
Folder 6-8
Publications
General, 1924-2002
(3 folders)

Box 9
Folder 1-3
Reports, 1913-1953
(3 folders)
Box 9
Folder 4-6
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Medical Center Dedication, 1953
Box 9
Folder 7

Series III: School of Dental and Oral Surgery, 1916-2004

This series consists of administrative records from the Alumni Associations of the School of Dental and Oral Surgery and the School of Dental Hygienists along with press releases and newspaper clippings.

General, 1916-1953

Box 10
Folder 1
Alumni Association
General, 1927-1964
Box 10
Folder 2
Dental Hygienists Alumni Association, 1951-1952
Box 10
Folder 3
Directories, 19441955
Box 10
Folder 4
Events, 1928-1964
Box 10
Folder 5
Publications, 1942-1976
Box 10
Folder 6
Clippings, 1916-2004
(2 folders)
Box 10
Folder 7-8
Correspondence, 1916-1923
Box 10
Folder 9
Events, 1942 1952
Box 10
Folder 10
Press Releases, 1945-1989
Box 10
Folder 11
School of Dental Hygiene, 1952 undated
Box 10
Folder 12

Series IV: Sloane Hospital for Women, 1951-1958

This contains records documenting the early years of the Sloane Hospital, pamphlets concerning human reproduction, transcripts of interviews with doctors, and a human reproduction survey questionnaire, along with responses.

General, 1951-1954
Box 10
Folder 13
Background, 1951
Box 10
Folder 14
Brief Prospectus, 1951
Box 10
Folder 15
Bulletin, 1957-1958
Box 10
Folder 16
First Steps, 1951
Box 10
Folder 17
Interviews, 1951
Box 10
Folder 18
Pamphlet Copy: Where Life Begins and Too Often Ends, undated
Box 10
Folder 19
Preliminary Program for Proposed Establishment, 1951

Box 11
Folder 1
Presentation: A Cooperative Program for Research, 1951
Box 11
Folder 2
Printed Pamphlet: Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction, c. 1953
Box 11
Folder 3
Questionnaire, 1951
Box 11
Folder 4
Questionnaire Responses, 1951
Box 11
Folder 5

Series V: Subject Files, 1767-2005

This series is comprised of miscellaneous files related to the Health Sciences. Files contain press clippings, printed matter, and some correspondence. Subjects include the Schools of Nursing and Public Health, the Departments of Pathology and Surgery, Long Island College Hospital, Harlem Hospital, and the Psychiatric Institute of New York (at Columbia).

Harlem Hospital Center, 1961-1999
Box 11
Folder 6
Helen Hayes Hospital (W. Haverstraw, NY), 1954-1993, undated
Box 11
Folder 7
Health Sciences Division, 1984-2003
Box 11
Folder 8
Long Island College Hospital, 1914-1916
Box 11
Folder 9
Lottery Ticket (Medical), 1815
Box 11
Folder 10
Mt. Sinai Hospital--Courses in Clinical Medicine, 1949-1950
Box 11
Folder 11
New York Postgraduate Medical School and Hospital, 1883, 1931-1944

Box 12
Folder 1
Nursing, School of, 1982-2005
Box 12
Folder 2
Parkinson Information Center, 1966-1968
Box 12
Folder 3
Pathology, Dept. of, 1928-1942
Box 12
Folder 4
Petition for a Medical School at King's College (copy), 1767
Box 12
Folder 5
Psychiatric Institute, New York (at Columbia), 1949, 1990-1993,
Box 12
Folder 6
Public Health, School of, 1928-2005
Box 12
Folder 7
Surgery, Dept. of, 1909-1967
Box 12
Folder 8
W. Houston Merritt Clinical Research Center, 1974
Box 12
Folder 9

Series VI: Vanderbilt Clinic, 1912-1916

This series consists of the correspondence of Dr. Francis Carter Wood, Secretary of the Board of Managers of the Vanderbilt Clinic and Director of Cancer Research at Columbia University. Subjects include tuberculosis, gonorrhea, syphilis, tonsil surgeries, and monetary donations to the Clinic, standards for different Clinics, remodeling and installations of equipment in the Clinic, and staff appointments and resignations. The correspondence also includes letters from doctors and leaders of the Associated Out-Patient Clinics of New York, as well as with Columbia University leaders, such President Nicholas Murray Butler.

Correspondence A-Z, 1912-1916
(12 folders)

Box 13
Folder 1-12
Invoices, 1913
Box 13
Folder 13

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