Name and location of repository
Level of description
John F. Patton, Jr. Papers
- 1940-1980 (Creation)
6.00 Linear Feet
Name of creator
John F. Patton, Jr. was born in Albany, Missouri on September 27, 1903. He graduated from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1928 and completed his residency in urology at Barnes Hospital. Dr. Patton served on the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine in the Department of Urology as a clinical assistant professor. During World War II, he served in the Army in Africa, Italy, and France as the chief of surgical services of the 21st General Hospital, a reserve unit of Washington University. During this time, he was the recipient of the Legion of Merit and his unit received a number of commendations.
Scope and content
This collection contains the personal papers, photographs, motion pictures, and artifacts collected by John F. Patton, Jr. that relate to his service in the U.S. Army’s 21st General Hospital during World War II.
System of arrangement
Conditions governing access
The collection is open and accessible for research.
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.
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Language and script notes
The items in this collection were the gift of Dr. Patton’s sons, John F. Patton, III and James L. Patton on April 17, 2008 (Accession #2008-031).
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Rules or conventions
"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."
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