Name and location of repository
Level of description
Carlton C. Hunt Papers
- 1947-1992 (Creation)
- 1947-1992 (Creation)
0.8 cubic feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Name of creator
Carlton C. Hunt (1918-2008) was a professor of physiology who was the first researcher to describe the efferent innervation of mammalian muscle. He taught at numerous universities and was the head of the department of physiology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine (1955-1957), University of Utah School of Medicine (1957-1964), Yale School of Medicine (1964-1967), and Washington University School of Medicine (1967-1983). In his retirement, Hunt spent four years researching at the College de France in Paris and was elected to the National Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007. He earned a BA at Columbia University in 1939 and MD at Cornell University in 1942.
Scope and content
The papers include reprints of short publications by Carleton C. Hunt, 1947-1982. Also included is the typescript of a biographical memoir, "Herbert Spencer Gasser, July 5, 1888-May 11, 1963," by Carlton C. Hunt and Merrill Chase, the National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoir series.
System of arrangement
Conditions governing access
The collection is open and accessible for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Language and script notes
Immediate source of acquisition
Collected reprints of Carlton C. Hunt, Gift of Marion Hunt, PhD, 21 August 2008 (Accession 2008-028)
Gift of Carlton C. Hunt, Professor, October 1992. (1993-017:Memoir of Herbert Gasser only)
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Gasser, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer) (Subject)