Collection OH001 - S. Joseph Magidson Oral History

Description

Reference code

OH001

Level of description

Collection

Title

S. Joseph Magidson Oral History

Date(s)

  • 9/25/1969 (Creation)

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(1897-1972)

Biographical history

S. Joseph Magidson was a physician and surgeon, born 1897. Magidson received his medical degree in 1925 from the Washington University School of Medicine. Until his retirement in 1953, Magidson was a general practitioner and surgeon on the staffs of Jewish, St. Mary's and Missouri Baptist Hospitals in St. Louis.

Scope and content

The interview concerns Magidson’s experiences in the First World War with Base Hospital 21, United States Army, sponsored by the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Hospital. Magidson begins by reading a general history of the formation and service of this hospital unit. The interview continues with Magidson viewing and describing his Base Hospital 21 photo scrapbook with the interviewer. The audio quality of the interview is inconsistent. Approximately 18 minutes into the interview (and continuing for 8 1/2 minutes) the volume becomes very low. Interviewed by Walter W. Walker on September 25, 1969. OH001. Approximate Length 39 minutes.

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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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