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Title: Harvey R. Butcher PapersAdd to your cart.
ID: FC/FC058
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 1949-1987
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Harvey Butcher was an emeritus professor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, having joined the staff in 1944 until his retirement in 1987. During his tenure, Butcher was a leading authority in vascular surgery and breast cancer. He served as the chief of general surgery and surgeon-in-chief at the medical school and Barnes Hospital respectively. Butcher was also a past president of the Western Surgical Association, the Missouri chapter of the American College of Surgeons, the St. Louis Surgical Society, and a past vice president of the American Surgical Association. He passed away in 1989 after a lengthy illness.
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Preferred Citation: [Item description, Box number, Folder number], Harvey R. Butcher Papers, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.
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