Collection FC168 - John F. Patton, Jr. Papers

Description

Reference code

FC168

Level of description

Collection

Title

John F. Patton, Jr. Papers

Date(s)

  • 1940-1980 (Creation)

Extent

6.00 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(1903-1990)

Biographical history

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.

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

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Finding aids

Custodial history

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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"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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