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Department of the History of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 738
Scope and Contents

The records consist of administrative files, reports, correspondence, and personnel and student records documenting the Department of the History of Science and Medicine (known as the Department of the History of Medicine prior to 1959) at the Yale Medical School. Included are the records of the department chairs John Farquhar Fulton, Frederick Lawrence Holmes, Derek John de Solla Price, and Lloyd Grenfell Stevenson, and the correspondence of professors George Rosen and Henry Ernest Sigerist.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Yale University is retained by Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


The records are arranged in eight series: I. Background Records and Annual Reports. II. Correspondence. III. Records of Journals, Books and Articles. IV. Administrative Records. V. Projects and Exhibits. VI. Colloquia, Course Information and General Student Matters. VI. Grants. VII. Personnel and Student Records.

20.25 Linear Feet (50 boxes)
Related Names
Yale University. School of Medicine
Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960
Holmes, Frederic Lawrence, 1932-2003
Price, Derek J. de Solla (Derek John de Solla), 1922-1983
Stevenson, Lloyd G., 1918-
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