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David Goldring Papers, 1940-1992 | Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives

By Martha Riley

Collection Overview

Title: David Goldring Papers, 1940-1992Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1953-1988

ID: FC/FC106

Extent: 2.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 07/28/1992

Biographical/Historical Note

David Goldring was a pioneer in pediatric open-heart surgery who formed the St. Louis Children's Hospital cardiology division in 1950 and directed the department until his retirement in 1985. He briefly served as the hospitals's physician-in-chief for three years in the 1960s. Goldring was also an educator at Washingto University School of Medicine in its department of pediatrics.

Due to his legacy, the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital is named in his honor.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

[FC106] The personal and professional papers of David Goldring contain two series.  The subject of Series 2 is the history of pediatric cardiology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis. Series 1 is a subject file on the professional activities and research interests of David Goldring M.D.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Box 1-4 of the collection is open and accessible for research. Box 5 contains restricted patient information which is important source material for statistics on the outcome of early heart surgeries at the Washington University Medical Center.  Except for the actual patient records, other material may be redacted.

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (arb@wusm.wustl.edu).

Acquisition Source: Evelyn Goldring

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Related Materials: David Goldring Artifacts, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.

Preferred Citation: [Item description, Box number, Folder number], David Goldring Papers, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: General File, 1945-1991],
[Series 2: History of the development of pediatric cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1940-1992],
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Series 2: History of the development of pediatric cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1940-1992Add to your cart.
This series contains working papers and supporting materials for Goldring's History of the development of pediatric cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital.  The patient records in Box 5 are valuable because they are the source material  for statistics on early heart surgeries using the Gibbon Mayo pump built for St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 12: History of the development of Pediatric Cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital, David Goldring, copyright 1992, first printing.Add to your cart.

2 copies with original covers.

Contents: Foreword / Arnold W. Strauss, page i -- Foreward / Alexis F. Hartmann, Jr., M.D., page iii -- Foreward on David Goldring / Dr. Philip R. Dodge, page iv -- Portrait of David Goldring, page v -- Introduction, page 1 -- Part I: The impressive progress of cardiology in the last fifty years, page 5 -- Part II: History of the development of pediatric cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital, page 11 -- Part III: Titles of published articles which were directly or indirectly related to pediatric cardiology by members of the departments of pediatrics and surgery, page 25 -- Part IV: Gibbon-Mayo pump, page 59 -- Part V. Results of open-heart surgical repair of congenital heart defects, page 73 -- Part VI: Appendix, page 83.Included Articles [on Norbert W. Burlis], page 111-120: Sherwood Medical Industries, For immediate Release, St. Louis, MO, August 25,1972, page 111 -- Norbert W. Burlis, August 21, 1976, Med-Science Electronics / Custom Engineering and Development Company, page 111 -- Sherwood Medical Industries, Inc. Health and Science Division of Brunswick Corporation (Sherwood was formed from the Health and Science Division, Brunswick Corp. in 1968) / Norbert W. Burlis, page 115.

Folder 13: History. Drafts and notes for.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: History. Drafts and revisions for History.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Slides: "History of the development of Pediatric Cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital,"  David Goldring, [1992].Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Abbreviations, list [medical and cardiac].Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Acknowledgements.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Agenda and transcript of discussion about open-heart surgery at SLCH, 1958, 1988.Add to your cart.
Draft for part IV of History is here: Gibbon-Mayo Pump.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Angiography, 1982 & 1976.Add to your cart.
Photocopies of: 1) pages from Pioneers in Angiography, 1982, and 2): Sodium iodide in femoral angiography: Barney Brooks IN Tibor Doby's Development of angiography and cardiovascular catheterization, Publishing Sciences Group, 1976, page 54.
Folder 2: Excerpts of Articles related to pediatric cardiology.Add to your cart.
Draft, Part III of history.
Folder 3: Calodney, Martin M., Pediatrics postgrad course given by Dr. Hartmann, 1946.Add to your cart.
Reminiscences.
Folder 4: Digitalis, photocopy of case description by Matthey Baillie, 1788.Add to your cart.
Photocopy from Frederick A. Willius & Thomas E. Keys, Cardiac Classics, St. Louis: The C.V. Mosby Company, 1941, page [246-251]
Folder 5: Drugs, 1988.Add to your cart.
American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs. Emergency drug doses for infants and children, Pediatrics Vol. 81 No. 3 March 1988, pages 462-466, 925-936.
Folder 6: Redacted Copy-ECMO procedure, Dr. Thomas Spray, July 1985-Nov 1989.Add to your cart.
Correspondents: David Goldring, M.D.; Anne Donze, R.N., Manager, ECMO Procedure; Jo Cervy. The archivist redacted patient names from patient data summaries. Many pages have patient names in one column.  The archivist moved the original file to Restricted patient information, Box 5, Folder 9.
Folder 7: Gibbon-Mayo heart lung machine.Add to your cart.
Drafts, Part IV. Correspondents; Richard A. Beauchamp; David Goldring, December 6, 1988.  VC314001-2 removed
Folder 8: Gibbon-Mayo heart lung machine, Globe-Democrat fund raising, 1956-1958.Add to your cart.
Copies of clippings from Globe-Democrat morgue.
Folder 9: Graham, Evarts A., biographical articles, 1981, 1984.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ferguson, T.B., 1984. Evarts A. Graham--the man. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 88(5 Pt 2), pp.803-809.Add to your cart.
Item 2: Ferguson, T.B., 1981. Evarts A Graham, MD: The father of chest surgery. Outlook Magazine, pp.2-9.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Hartmann, Alexis F., Jr., curriculum vitae (c.v.), about 1989.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence only --Heart-lung operations, 1958-1969, Dr. T. Ferguson's data, I-II.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: History of Cardiac Surgery, 1896-1955, photocopies.Add to your cart.
By Stephen L. Johnson. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1970.
Folder 13: StLCH Housestaff, 1965-1989.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Hunt, Marion, "A Goodly Heritage"  , StLCH Centennial, 1979.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Hunt, Marion, WUSM Centennial, 1991.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: "Hypertension / Hypotension," reprint, S. Londe, A. Robson, D. Goldring, undated.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Illustrations, various.Add to your cart.
Correspondents: David Goldring, M.D.; Ms. M.S. Rita, Children's Hospital and Research Center, Chicago; Carol Pyzia, Secretary to Dr. Albert Best; Lois B. Moss, American Pediatric Society; Children's Hospital, Boston. Photographs (VC312017-VC312018)  removed to Visual collection VC312 according to separation record.
Folder 18: Irvine-Jones, Edith I.M., "  Skin sensitivity of rheumatic subjects to strep filtrates"   reprint, Archives of Int Med, Nov. 1928.Add to your cart.
Edith Irvine-Jones was a pediatric fellow at Washington University and St. Louis Children's Hoepital.
Folder 19: L.A. County Medical Assn, 1960 directory. Merl J. Carson entry.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Londe, Sol, patient follow-up, 1959-1970.Add to your cart.
Correspondence contains patient names in data summaries rather than patient records.
Folder 21: McCullough, Hugh, 1955.Add to your cart.
Consists of photos  by Stephen Lewellyn moved to VC 312
Folder 22: Mortality data, StLCH, 1982- 1987.Add to your cart.
Report: Children's Hospital At Washington University: corrected mortality data for selected surgical procedures, 1982-1987, February 1989.
Folder 23: Pacemaker, photocopies of article, NY State Jour of Med, May 15,1972.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: References.Add to your cart.
Also includes: Excerpts of Articles related to pediatric cardiology. Draft, Part III of history.
Folder 25: References, 1-15, old reprints.Add to your cart.
Copies of medical staff reprints abstracted in Part III, History of the development of pediatric cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital.  Many reprints are from "  Studies from the Department (Dept.) of Pediatrics at Washington University," 1917- 1947. The complete set is in RG026  Pediatrics Department Records in the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. Studies for 1921-1923 are online at HathiTrust.
Item 1: McCulloch, H., 1920. Studies on the Heart in Nutritional Disturbances in Infancy. pages 1-12.Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics, v.2, second series, 1918-1920, pages 1-12. Reprinted from. American Journal of Diseases of Children, 20(6), pp.486-495.
Item 2: Clausen, S.W., 1918. A method for the estimation of potassium in blood.Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics, v.2, second series, 1918-1920, Reprinted from. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 36(2), pp.479-484.
Item 3: McCulloch, H., 1920. Studies on the Effect of Diphtheria on the Heart. pages 1-23,Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics, v.2, second series, 1918-1920, Reprinted from. American Journal of Diseases of Children, 20(2), pp.89-112.
Item 4: Utheim, K., 1920. A study of the blood and its circulation in normal infants and in infants suffering from chronic nutritional disturbances. pages 1-27.Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics, v.2, second series, 1918-1920, pages 1-27, Reprinted from American Journal of Diseases of Children, 20(2), pp.89-112
Item 5: McCulloch, H. and Rupe, W.A., 1921. STUDIES ON THE DOSAGE OF DIGITALIS IN CHILDREN.Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics. v.3 1921 pages 1-7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences (1827-1924), 162(2), p.231.
Item 6: McCulloch, H., 1921. On the Administration of Digitalis to Children with Diphtheria.Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital. v.3 1921 pages 1-18. Reprinted from Southern Medical Journal, 14(2), pp.110-114.
Item 7: Clausen, S.W., 1922. A method for the determination of small amounts of lactic acid. Studies from Dept. of Pediatrics, Volume 4, no. 11Add to your cart.
Studies from Dept. of Pediatrics, Volume 4, pages 263-280.. Reprinted from. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 52(1), pp.263-280.
Item 8: McCulloch, H. and Rupe, W.A., 1922. The tolerance of children for digitalis.Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics …, Volume 4, no. 13,  pages 1-4, Reprinted from S Med J, 15, pp.381-5.
Item 9: McCulloch, H., 1921. Chronic heart disease in Children without rheumatic fever.Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics…, v. 6, Sixth series, 1924-1925, pages 1-11, reprint Southern Medical Journal, 17(9), pp.639-643.
Item 10: Irvine-Jones, Edith I.M., 1928. "Skin sensitivity of rheumatic subjects to strep filtrates. "Add to your cart.
Studies from the Dept. of Pediatrics Eighth Series, 1928, pages 1-14, Reprinted from Archives of Internal Medicine, 42(5), pp.784-797.
Item 11: McCulloch, H. and Irvine-Jones, E.I., 1929. The Role of infection in rheumatic children, pages 1-9Add to your cart.
Reprinted from American Journal of Diseases of Children, 37(2), pp.252-260.
Item 12: McCulloch, H. 1926. Gain in weight as a guide in convalescent care gain in weight as a guide in convalescent care of  cardiac children, pages 1-8. Reprinted from American Heart Journal, 1(5, June 1926).Add to your cart.
Item 13: Darrow, D.C., 1926. The blood volume in cases of nephritis with edema and low serum protein concentration. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 23(8), pp.740-743.Add to your cart.
Item 14: McCulloch, H. 1927. Skin reactions to scarlatinal streptococcus filtrate in new-born infants and their mothers. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 24(4), pp.314-315.Add to your cart.
Copies of reprints abstracted in Part III.
Item 15: Harris, H.A. and Whitney, C., 1927. The heart of a child aged nineteen months presenting right and left aortic arches, with multiple anomalies of the heart and great vessels. Reprinted from The Anatomical Record, 34(4), pp.221-232.Add to your cart.
Folder 26: References, 16-32, 39, old reprints.Add to your cart.
Copies of reprints abstracted in Part III.
Item 16: Cooke, J.V., KEITH, H.R. and ERMATINGER, L., 1927. Scarlet Fever: I. The Relation Between Antitoxin in the Blood and Skin Sensitivity to Toxin in New-Born Infants and in their Mothers. Studies from the Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, and the St. Louis Children's Hospital, Eighth Series, 1928, pages 1-10. . Reprinted from Journal of Diseases of Children, 34(6), pp.969-978.Add to your cart.
Item 17: Darrow, D.C., Soule, H.C. and Buckman, T.E., 1928. Blood volume in normal infants and children. The Journal of clinical investigation, 5(2), pp.243-258.Add to your cart.
Item 18: Soule, H.C., Buckman, T.E. and Darrow, D.C., 1928. Blood volume in fever. The Journal of clinical investigation, 5(2), pp.229-242.Add to your cart.
Item 19: COOKE, J.V., 1928. Scarlet Fever. II. The Development of Toxin Sensitivity of the Skin in Infants and its Relation to the Presence of Antitoxin in the Blood. pages 1-10. .Reprinted from Journal of Diseases of Children, 35, pp.762-71.Add to your cart.
Item 20: McCulloch, H., 1928. Rheumatic Heart Disease: Its Importance as a Disease of Children, pages 1-9. Reprinted from Journal of the American Medical Association, 90(26), pp.2073-2076.Add to your cart.
Item 21: Cooke, J.V., 1929. The relation of bacterial allergy to scarlet fever, page 1-15. Reprinted from Journal of Allergy, 1(1), pp.22-34.Add to your cart.
Item 22: McCulloch, H. Rheumatic fever as an allergic disease, pages 1-15, Reprinted from.The Journal of the Iowa State Medical Society, 19(8: August 1929), pp. 361-365.Add to your cart.
Item 23: Irvine-Jones, E., 1933. Acute rheumatism as a familial disease. pages 1-12, Reprinted from.American Journal of Diseases of Children, 45(6), pp.1184-1195.Add to your cart.
Item 24: Hageman, P.O. 1934. Skin lesions produced by hemolyticstreptococci. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 31(), pp.1191-1192.Add to your cart.
Item 25: COOKE, J.V., 1933. Enteral Administration of Scarlatinal Filtrate Toxin, pages 1-4. Reprinted from American Journal of Diseases of Children, 45(1), pp.54-57.Add to your cart.
Item 26: Hartmann, A.F., Senn, M.J., Nelson, M.V. and Perley, A.M., 1933. The use of acacia in the treatment of edema pages 1-9. Reprinted from Journal of the American Medical Association, 100(4), pp.251-254.Add to your cart.
Item 27: Cooke, J.V., 1937. scarlet Fever. Annals of Internal Medicine, 11(3), pp.484-491.Add to your cart.
Item 28: Hartmann, A.F., Perley, A.M. and Barnett, H.L., 1938. A study of some of the physiological effects of sulfanilamide. I. Changes in the acid base balance. Reprinted from The Journal of clinical investigation, 17(4), pp.465-472.Add to your cart.
Item 29: Huntington Jr, R.W., 1938. Failure of Sulfanilamide to Prevent Hemolysis, Fibrinolysis, and Production of Erythrogenic Toxin by Hemolytic Streptococci in vitro. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 38(3), pp.328-331.Add to your cart.
Item 30: Huntington, R.W., 1939. A simple device for determining approximate oxygen concentration in oxygen tents, pages 1-4. Reprinted from The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine, 24(10), pp.1088-1093.Add to your cart.
Item 31: Bozalis, G.S. and Barnett, H.L., 1940. Sulfanilamide in the treatment of scarlet fever. J. Missouri MA, 37, p.137.Add to your cart.
Item 32: Smolik, E.A., Blattner, R.J. and Heys, F.M., 1946. Brain abscess associated with congenital heart disease; report of a case with complete recovery pages 1-7. Reprinted from. Journal of the American Medical Association, 130, pp.145-147.Add to your cart.
Item 39: Cooke, J.V., 1945. A SIMPLE CLINICAL METHOD FOR THE ASSAY OF PENICILLIN IN BODY FLUIDS: AND FOR THE TESTING OF PENICILLIN SENSITIVITY OF BACTERIA, pages 1-7. Reprinted from Journal of the American Medical Association, 127(8), pp.445-449.Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Reprints, used for History.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Reprints, cardiology.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Rosters, pediatric cardiovascular research lab and Radiology, undated..Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "  The Scalpel and the Heart"  by Robert G. Richardson, quote.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Spray, Dr. Thomas, operations Jan. 1, 1986-Sep. 28, 1989.Add to your cart.
Patient initials only.
Folder 6: Taussig, Helen Brooke, biographical reprints, 1987.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Dr. C. Weldon's operations data, 1975-1988.Add to your cart.
Patient names occur in data summaries rather than patient records.
Folder 8: Weldon, Clarence, results of open-heart operations, 1975-88.Add to your cart.
Box 5: Restricted Patient Information.Add to your cart.
These patient records were kept in the archives because they are the source material for statistics on patient operated upon for heart desease at Washington University Medical Center,  1958-1969  using  the Gibbon Mayo pump.  For the statistics, see  "Results of open-heart surgical repair of  congenital heart defects, part V of "history of the Development of Peiatric Cardiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital" by David Goldring, 1992
Folder 2: Acquired heart disease, letters to referring physicians by Dr. T. Burford, surgical summaries, autopsy reports, 1940-1968, I.Add to your cart.
Copies of patient records. Correspondents include: Michael E. DeBakey.
Folder 3: Acquired heart disease, letters to referring physicians by Dr. T. Burford, surgical summaries, autopsy reports, 1940-1968, II.Add to your cart.
Copies of patient records.
Folder 4: Acquired heart disease, letters to referring physicians by Dr. T. Burford, surgical summaries, autopsy reports, 1940-1968, III.Add to your cart.
Copies of patient records.
Folder 5: Patient records, 1958 from Agenda and transcript of discussion about open-heart surgery at SLCH, 1958, 1988.Add to your cart.
Two patient records are here
Folder 6: Congenital cyanotic heart disease, letters to referring physicians by Dr. T. Burford, surgical summaries, autopsies, 1947-1963, I.Add to your cart.
Letters include patient information.
Folder 7: Congenital cyanotic heart disease, letters to referring physicians by Dr. T. Burford, surgical summaries, autopsies, 1947-1963, II.Add to your cart.
Letters include patient information.
Folder 8: Congenital cyanotic heart disease, letters to referring physicians by Dr. T. Burford, surgical summaries, autopsies, 1947-1963, III.Add to your cart.
Letters include patient information.
Folder 9: ECMO procedure, Dr. Thomas Spray, July 1985-Nov 1989.Add to your cart.
Patient names can be redacted from these patient data summaries after copying.
Folder 10: Heart-lung operations, 1958-1969, Dr. T. Ferguson's data, I.Add to your cart.
Patient names occur in data summaries rather than patient records.
Folder 11: Heart-lung operations, 1958-1969, Dr. T. Ferguson's data, II.Add to your cart.
Patient names occur in data summaries rather than patient records.

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