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Level of description
Arthur S. Gilson Oral History
- 10/17/1980 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Arthur S. Gilson, Jr. was born in 1896. He was an Instructor of Physiology at Tulane School of Medicine from 1922-1924. He became a Professor of Physiology at Washington University School of Medicine in 1925, and served in this position until his retirement in 1965.
Scope and content
Arthur Gilson discusses the research and activities of the Department of Physiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in the 1920s and 1930s and several of his colleagues, such as Joseph Erlanger, Herbert Gasser, and George Bishop. He also talks of the axonologists, a discussion group first formed in 1930 at an American Physiological Society meeting. Interviewed by Estelle Brodman on October 17, 1980. OH047. Approximate Length 39 minutes.
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The collection is open and accessible for research.
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Related archival materials
Oral history interview: http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/oral/interviews/gilson.html
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Place access points
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- Department of Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine (Subject)
- Bishop, George H. (Subject)
- Erlanger, Joseph (Subject)
- Gasser, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer) (Subject)
- Axonologists (Subject)