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Raphael Kopan Papers

  • FC180
  • Collection

This collection includes scientific notebooks kept by Dr. Kopan, correspondence, reprints, and other items related to notch signaling.

Kopan, Raphael

George Ormiston Memoir

  • FC189
  • Collection

This small collection consists of a 5 page typed memoir entitled "Recollections of St. Louis" by George Ormiston dated September 18, 1964. In it Ormiston recalls his experiences with St. Louis Children's Hospital and Department of Pediatrics staff including faculty members William McKim Marriott, Jean V. Cooke, and Alexis Hartmann and staff members Anne Perley, Marie Morton, and Mrs. Schlueter.

Ormiston, George

Estelle Brodman Oral History

  • FC122
  • Collection

In her 1978 oral history interview, Dr. Brodman explains her pursuit of a degree in Library Science, her two years at Columbia University, and her early career in the Medical Library Association. Dr. Brodman then discusses her career at the National Library of Medicine and the differences between the Army Medical Library of the 1940s and the National Library of Medicine of the 1970s. She mentions the development of MEDLARS and GRACE and the demise of the Index Catalog. Dr. Brodman tells of coming to Washington University School of Medicine Library and changes in libraries over the decades. The several interviewers next respond to Dr. Brodman’s questions about the changes in the Washington University School of Medicine Library. The interview ends with Estelle Brodman’s statement on how fulfilling and exciting medical librarianship has been for her.

In her 1981 oral history interview, Dr. Brodman explains how she came to enter medical librarianship and the School of Library Service at Columbia University. She describes her early professional experiences at the Cornell University Nursing School Library, the main library of Columbia University and its medical library. There is a section on Dr. Brodman’s experiences at the Army Medical Library—National Library of Medicine from 1949 to 1961 and the changes during that period. Dr. Brodman discusses the history of the Medical Library Association and its relationship with the National Library of Medicine. She also details her involvement in the MLA – as editor of the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, the development of the MLA Oral History Project, and her term as president and on various committees. Brodman discusses her decision to leave the National Library of Medicine and come to the Washington University School of Medicine Library in 1961 and her 20 years there. In addition, Brodman discusses her experiences serving as a consultant nationally and internationally, and changes in medical librarianship over the course of her long career.

Brodman, Estelle

Helen E. Nash Oral History

  • FC140
  • Collection

In her oral history interview, Nash discusses growing up in Atlanta as the child of a successful African-American physician father and music teacher mother. She relates some of her experiences attending Meharry Medical College in the early 1940s and coming to St. Louis for her internship and residency at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Nash discusses establishing and running a successful solo pediatric practice and the racism and sexism she faced during her professional career. She also discusses her mentor, Park J. White, and some of their experiences fighting segregation in medical care in St. Louis.

Nash, Helen E.

Grant Family Papers

  • FC156
  • Collection
  • 1997

This small collection includes items relating to Samuel Grant and his two sons John M. Grant and Neville Grant, all of whom were faculty members at Washington University.  The collection includes two different drafts (1992 and 2005) of John M. Grant's manuscript "A hierarchical model of living systems" as well as photographs of each of the men.

Grant, Samuel B.

Jerome R. Cox Oral History

  • FC157
  • Collection

In his 2006 oral history, Cox comments on influential colleagues such as Harold Edgerton, Leo Beranek, Hallowell Davis, Michel Ter-Pogossian, Charles Molnar, Wesley A. Clark. He discusses his early work at CID, establishment and work of the Biomedical Computer Laboratory (BCL) and Computer Research Laboratory (CRL) at Washington University, and developments in biomedical computing, PET scanning, and computer technology applications.

Cox, Jerome R., Jr.

William D. Owens Papers

  • FC160
  • Collection
  • 2010

A short history written by Dr. Owens titled, “History of Anesthesiology and the Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine and Barnes Hospital, 1912-1992”.

Owens, William D.

Samuel D. Soule Papers

  • FC161
  • Collection

Our medical ancestors, the first one hundred years, second draft typescript

Soule, Samuel D.

Benjamin Milder Oral History

  • FC162
  • Collection

In his 2006 oral history, Milder discusses growing up in St. Louis and his career as an ophthalmologist. He reminisces about his classmates and professors at medical school, the history of the practice of ophthalmology in St. Louis, and talks about some of his published books.

Milder, Benjamin

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