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Arend Bouhuys papers

Call Number: MS 1245

Scope and Contents

The Arend Bouhuys Papers date from 1951 until 1979, and consist of correspondence, 1963-79; research and organization files, 1951-1979; writings, 1965-79; and personal papers, 1957-79. A portion of the papers are in Dutch. Box 21, which contains patient records, is restricted until 2029.

The papers were received from Fenna (Mrs. Arend) Bouhuys in 1981.


  • 1951-1979


Conditions Governing Access

Box 21, which contains patient records, is closed until 2029 in accordance with the donor's deed of gift.

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

Gift of Fenna Bouhuys, 1981.


21 Linear Feet (21 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL


The papers reflect Bouhuys' professional career as a specialist in lung disease. He was active in many organizations and was called upon as a consultant by legislative committees, trade unions, and manufacturers' groups both in the United States and Great Britain. The papers consist of correspondence, 1963-1979; research and organization files, 1951-1979; writings, 1965-1979; and a small amount of personal papers, 1957-1979. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.

Biographical / Historical

Arend Bouhuys (1925-1979): physician; worked at University Hospital, Utrecht (Netherlands), 1948-1952; at University Hospital, Amsterdam, 1952-1955; at Beatrixoord Tuberculosis Clinic, Netherlands, 1955-1957; professor, University Hospital, Leiden, 1959-1962; professor, Emory University, 1962-1964; professor at Yale University, 1964-1979; director of Yale Lung Research Center, 1971-1979.

Guide to the Arend Bouhuys Papers
Under Revision
compiled by R. Joseph Anderson
July 1982
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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