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Madeline Earle Stanton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1482

Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, diaries, writings, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Madeline Stanton's bibliographic and administrative support of the work of Harvey Cushing and John Fulton, as well as her personal affairs.

Dates

  • 1916-1983

Creator

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 Historical Library, 1988; and gift of Ruth Judge, 1992 and 1994.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged in four series: Series I. Correspondence, 1921-1983. Series II. Personal Papers, 1916-1981. Series III. Projects, 1922-1971. Series IV. Audiovisual Materials, 1927-1962.

Extent

4.75 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

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.1482

Overview

The papers include correspondence, diaries, writings, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Madeline Stanton's bibliographic and administrative support of the work of Harvey Cushing and John Fulton, as well as her personal affairs.

Biographical / Historical

Madeline Earle Stanton was born on June 9, 1898, in Canton, Massachusetts. After receiving her B.A. degree from Smith College in 1919, she was secretary to Agide Jacchia, conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Beginning in 1920, Stanton worked with Dr. Harvey Cushing at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston and later at the Yale School of Medicine. After Cushing's death in 1939, Stanton collaborated with Yale Professor John Fulton on bibliographic works on Michael Servetus and Robert Boyle. She was appointed secretary of the Yale Medical Historical Library in 1941. In 1949, her title changed to librarian of the Yale Medical Historical Collections. From 1951-1961, she was also research assistant in bibliography in the Yale Department of the History of Medicine. She was an assistant editor of the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Science from 1961-1972. Stanton died in Hamden, Connecticut on October 25, 1980.
Title
Guide to the Madeline Earle Stanton Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Bella Z. Berson
Date
April 1997
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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