Collection VC082 - Evarts A. Graham Memorabilia

Evarts A. Graham Medal plaque. Royal College of Surgeons Lister Award Certificate. Presidential Citation, President's Commission on Health Needs of the Nation. Honorary membership certificate to the Royal Academy of Medicine. Honorary fellowship certificate to the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland. Ordre National de la Legion D'Honneur certificate. John Scott Medal certificate, City of Philadelphia. Honorary fellowship certificate to the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Honorary Doctor of Science degree certificate, McGill University. Certificate of membership to the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. Honorary Doctor of Science degree certificate, Emory University. Honorary Doctor of Laws degree certificate, Johns Hopkins University. Honorary Doctor of Laws degree certificate, University of Glasgow Membership certificate to the American Philosophical Society. American Cancer Society Award certificate. Missouri State Board of Health Diploma. Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Fraternity certificate. Meritorious Service Award plaque, Homer G. Phillips Hospital and Alumni. Senate Resolution #54, State of Missouri Memorial Tribute to Evarts A. Graham. Doctor of Laws degree certificate, Central College of Fayette, Missouri.
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Evarts A. Graham Memorabilia


  • 1904-1957 (Creation)


9.80 Linear Feet

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This collection consists of 103 certificates, medals, plaques, academic hoods, and miscellaneous memorabilia documenting the career of Evarts A. Graham. The certificates include degree certificates, honorary degree and fellowship certicates, award certificates, and memorial certificates from the Barnes Hospital Board of Trustees, the American College of Surgeons, and the State of Missouri. Medals, pins, and medallions include the French Legion D'Honneur Medal, the Lister Medal awarded by the Royal College of Surgery of England, the American Cancer Society Award Medal, among various award medals, distinguished service medals, and medical society medals. Miscellany includes a stethoscope owned by Graham, a Journal of Thoracic Surgey, Graham's application and membership cards to the St. Louis Medical Society, and a copy of a letter from Graham to Ernest Wynder informing Wynder of his cancer diagnosis.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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