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Richard Lawrence Day papers

Call Number: MS 1822
Scope and Contents
The papers consist of articles, correspondence, photographs, publications, and other research materials documenting Dr. Day's studies of the Heimlich maneuver and the ensuing reactions of the medical profession and general public. The papers also contain brief biographical information and a few materials related to other research topics such as oxygen-induced vasoconstriction.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Richard Lawrence Day has been transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact

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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Sarah D. Perreten, 2003; Dr. Arthur Dubois, 2005.
Majority of material found within 1978 - 1989
0.75 Linear Feet
Related Names
Day, Richard Lawrence, 1905-1989
Language of Materials