Name and location of repository
Level of description
C. Barber Mueller Photographs
- 1935-1992 (Creation)
0.05 Linear Feet
Name of creator
C. Barber Mueller was born in Carlinville, Illinois and earned his medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine in 1942. After completing a surgical internship at Barnes Hospital, Meuller spent three years with the 4th U.S. Marine Division in the Pacific Theater and won a bronze star and two Purple Hearts. When he returned from overseas, Mueller first completed a Rockefeller Fellowship in biochemistry at Harvard Medical School, then a surgical residency at Barnes Hospital. Mueller was Evarts Graham's last chief resident.
After completion of his residency, Mueller was appointed as a full-time faculty member at Washington University School of Medicine in 1951. In 1956, Mueller moved to Syracuse, New York as a Professor of Surgery and Department Chairman at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical Center. Mueller moved to Ontario, Canada in 1967 to take a position as Professor of Surgery and Department Chairman at McMaster University. He became an emeritus professor at McMaster in 1983.
Scope and content
This collection consists of 18 digital surrogates of photographs depicting C. Barber Mueller throughout his career. Three of the photographs are foreground selections of VC063015 superimposed on different backgrounds.
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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Immediate source of acquisition
Gift, C. Barber Mueller, MD, 2002 October (2003-004: VC063 (C. Barber Mueller photographs): Copy negatives, prints, digital copies, totaling 15 images representing various events and stages of donor's career. Original prints returned after coping to donor at his request.
Gift, 21 December 2006, C. Barber Mueller, Accession 2007-036: VC063 (C. Barber Mueller photographs): 3 digital image files derived from VC063015. On request by Dr. Mueller the original print was modified to create a suitable portrait. Three files were created: VC063016 is a single layer of the foreground, VC063017-VC063018 are of the foreground merged onto different backgrounds. The image files are saved in two formats each, as a Photoshop image file and as a TIFF for preservation.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Rules or conventions
"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."
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Place access points
Name access points
- Mueller, C. Barber (Subject)
- St. Louis City Hospital (Subject)
- Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children (St. Louis, Mo.) (Subject)