Collection FC136 - Richard W. Hudgens Papers

Description

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FC136

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Collection

Title

Richard W. Hudgens Papers

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Extent

1.50 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(Born 1931)

Biographical history

Richard Watts Hudgens (born 1931) is professor of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine since 1989. He rose through the ranks from instructor to professor in clinical psychiatry from 1963-1989. He earned a BA from Princeton University in 1952 and graduated with an MD from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1956. He was also assistant dean and associate dean from 1964-1974. His research was in affective disorders, suicide, psychiatric disorders in adolescence, transcultural psychiatry, medical education, history of psychiatry, and psychiatric disorders.

Scope and content

This small collection includes a presentation Dr. Hudgens gave during the Psychiatry Department grand rounds on October 24, 2000, titled "On the shoulders of giants, a tribute to Samuel B. Guze". An additional accession includes various items related to the School of Medicine student musical "New Facies of 1955" that was organized by the WUSM Class of 1956. Items include three 33 1/3 vinyl records recorded on April 16, 1955, a photograph of Dr. Hudgens singing during the musical, and song lyrics that have been edited by Dr. Hudgens. This collection also includes a brief typed description of Dr. Hudgens experience as a medical student at WUSM (1952-1956) written by Dr. Hudgens.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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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

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

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

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