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Milton Charles Winternitz papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 859

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, writings, lectures, printed matter, and memorabilia. The correspondence is made up largely of family correspondence, with a smaller amount of professional letters. Among his professional papers are lectures on pathology, offprints of his articles (1908-1946) and scrapbooks (1898-1954). Included also are letters of condolence to his family and biographical sketches on his death in 1959.

Dates

  • 1898-1959

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Yale University Medical Library, 1978 and 1979.

Arrangement

Arranged by accession.

Extent

9.5 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0859

Overview

Correspondence, writings, lectures, printed matter, and memorabilia. The correspondence is made up largely of family correspondence, with a smaller amount of professional letters. Among his professional papers are lectures on pathology, offprints of his articles (1908-1946) and scrapbooks (1898-1954). Included also are letters of condolence to his family and biographical sketches on his death in 1959.

Biographical / Historical

Milton C. Winternitz: teacher of pathology at Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1907-1917; pathologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1910-1917; pathologist, City Hospital, Baltimore, 1910-1917; professor of pathology and bacteriology, Yale University, 1917-1950; professor emeritus, 1950-1959; dean of Yale Medical School, 1920-1935; administrator of various institutes and organizations; author of several books on medical topics.
Title
Guide to the Milton Charles Winternitz Papers
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
August 1982
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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