Walter F. Ballinger, II Papers

Description

Reference code

FC195

Level of description

Collection

Title

Walter F. Ballinger, II Papers

Date(s)

  • 1943-2014 (Creation)

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(1925-2011)

Biographical history

Walter F. Ballinger II earned a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed surgical residencies at Bellevue Hospital and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. Ballinger accepted the position of Bixby Professor and head of the Department of Surgery at Washington University in 1967. He stepped down as the head of the department in 1978 and retired as a surgeon in 1991, but continued to teach in the Health Administration Program.

Scope and content

This small collection contains records primarily related to the career and professional activities of Walter F. Ballinger, II. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, medical licenses, certificates and awards, and eulogies and remembrances of Dr. Ballinger. Of note are letters, schedules, and notes related to Dr. Ballinger’s interviews for positions at Johns Hopkins University and Washington University School of Medicine (Series 1).

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

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© Copyright 2021 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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