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Samuel Clark Harvey papers

Call Number: MS 1244

Scope and Contents

Personal and professional papers of Samuel Clark Harvey.


  • 1796-1994
  • Majority of material found within 1907 - 1953


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 Historical Medical Library, 1980. Gift of Louise Guion and Elizabeth Harvey, 2003.


Arranged in five series and one addition: I. Correspondence and Lectures. II. Research Materials. III. Writings. IV. Writings of Others and Miscellaneous. V. Papers Re: Books and Bibliography.


11.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

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Personal and professional papers of Samuel Clark Harvey.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel C. Harvey (1886-1953): surgeon; Ph.B., Yale, 1907, M.D., 1911; instructor of surgery, Yale University, 1919-1921, associate professor, 1921-1924, William H. Carmalt professor of surgery, 1924-1947, professor of surgery (oncology), 1947-1952; retired and continued research in field.

Preliminary Guide to the Samuel Clark Harvey Papers
Under Revision
compiled by John Espy and the Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
March 1983
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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