Collection FC073 - Carlton C. Hunt Papers

Description

Reference code

FC073

Level of description

Collection

Title

Carlton C. Hunt Papers

Date(s)

  • 1947-1992 (Creation)
  • 1947-1992 (Creation)

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(1918-2008)

Biographical history

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.

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

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).

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Collected reprints of Carlton C. Hunt, Gift of Marion Hunt, PhD, 21 August 2008 (Accession 2008-028)

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Rules or conventions

"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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Archivist's note

© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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