Collection VF01099 - Camel, H. Marvin, Vertical File


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Camel, H. Marvin, Vertical File



0.02 Linear Feet

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Marvin H. Camel was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He attended Yale University for one year before being sent to the Pacific theater during World War II as part of the Army Medical Corps. Camel received his medical degree from Creighton Medical School, then moved to St. Louis in 1951. He completed an internship at Jewish Hospital and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Barnes Hospital. Camel and Alfred Sherman started the gynecologic oncology division at Washington University in the late 1960s, and Camel remained on the faculty until his retirement in 2001.

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The Vertical File 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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"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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