Arthur E. Strauss Oral History


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Arthur E. Strauss Oral History



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Biographical history

Arthur E. Strauss received his medical degree from Harvard College Medical School in 1917. After service in the First World War, Strauss joined the staff of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, serving as physician in charge of the heart station until 1952, medical staff president from 1949 to 1953, and director of medicine from 1948 to 1953. Strauss was a founder of the St. Louis Heart Association and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at Washington University School of Medicine.

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See oral history number OH076.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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

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  • English

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  • Latin

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

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