Scope and Contents
The papers consist of patient files, correspondence, writings, subject files, and other materials documenting the careers of Helen Coley Nauts and her father, William Coley. The collection includes information regarding the use of "Coley toxins," a vaccine developed by Coley and promoted by Nauts, which has been used successfully in the treatment of cancer.
Conditions Governing Access
The material is unprocessed and may contain sensitive information or be in a physical state that would prohibit use. Researchers wishing to request access should email firstname.lastname@example.org . The request should outline the scope and purpose of the research project, why the researcher believes the material is relevant to their project, and contact information. If possible the request should also include a list of specific material of interest including collection, box, and folder numbers (or folder descriptions if folders are not numbered). The review may take several weeks.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the Donor of this collection for materials authored or otherwise produced by Helen Coley Nauts. After the lifetime of the Donor, copyright passes to Yale University. 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 Phyllis Nauts, 2001.
Arranged in six series: I. Helen Coley Nauts Active Files. II. William B. Coley Medical Files. III. Cancer Research Institute Files. IV. Helen Coley Nauts Family Papers. V. William B. Coley Work Files and Family Papers. VI. Writings and Miscellaneous.
117.5 Linear Feet (119 boxes)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog