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Photographs of some of the scientists who attended the 13th International Congress of Physiology at Boston, 1929 August

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Silent, black and white film depicting the scientists who attended the 13th International Congress of Physiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston in August 1929. The scientists mingle and talk outside in the quadrangle of the school. Intertitle cards identify the scientists and describe their affiliations and research. The film ends with panoramic views of the medical school’s buildings.

Scientists include: Reel 1 - Nathaniel Kleitman of the University of Chicago; Henri Piéron [of the Collège de France]; James Collip [of McGill University]; F.C. Koch; John R. Murlin of the University of Rochester; R. G. Hoskins; Julius M. Rogoff of Western Reserve University; Walter Boothby of the Mayo Clinic; Emil Abderhalden of the University of Halle, Germany; Gustav Embden of Frankfurt, Germany; E. V. McCollum of Johns Hopkins University; F. C. Mann of the Mayo Foundation; Casimir Funk; A. L. Tatum of the University of Wisconsin; Shiro Tashiro of the University of Cincinnati; Jacques Bouckaert of Ghent, Belgium; Horatio B. Williams of Columbia University; Leonard Rowntree of the Mayo Clinic; Lawrence Henderson of Harvard University; A. B. McCallum; Albrecht Bethe of the University of Frankfurt, Germany; A. J. Carlson of the University of Chicago; Boris Babkin [of McGill University]; Ivan Pavlov; W. N. Boldyreff; Leon Orbeli; Gleb Anrep of the University of Cambridge; Arno Luckhardt of the University of Chicago; A. H. Ryan; Otto Folin of Harvard; Max von Frey of the University of Wurzburg, Germany; Heinrich Necheles of the Peking Union Medical College; Otto Cohnheim-Kestner of Hamburg, Germany; [Norval?] Pierce; R. J. Brocklehurst; George E. Burget of the University of Oregon Medical School; Dooley of Syracuse University; and Theodore Koppanyi of Syracuse.

Reel 2 - Franz Knoop of Tubingen, Germany; Johansen [J. E. Johansson?] of the University of Stockholm; Chauncey Leake; Charles C. Thomas; Arthur D. Hirschfelder of the University of Minnesota; Herbert Evans of the University of California; Max Cremer of the University of Berlin; Leon Asher of the University of Bern, Switzerland; Eugene U. Still; F. S. Lee of Columbia University Medical School; C. W. Greene of the University of Missouri; Robert Lim of Peking Union Medical College; Ross Harrison of Yale University; Stanley Benedict [of Cornell University]; Alexander Forbes; Donald R. Hooker of Johns Hopkins University; Eugène Gley; Carl J. Wiggers of Western Reserve University; William H. Howell of Johns Hopkins University; J. G. Dusser de Barenne of Utrecht University, Holland; Graham Lusk [of Cornell University]; Corneille Heymans of Ghent, Belgium; Andrew C. Ivy of Northwestern University; Ralph S. Lillie of the University of Chicago; and Ralph W. Gerard of the University of Chicago.


  • 1929 August


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Open for research.

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2 Reels : Reel 1: 12:13 minutes, black & white, silent, acetate base; Reel 2: 10:37 minutes, black & white, silent, acetate base ; Reel 1: 16mm, 320 ft.; Reel 2: 16mm, 276 ft.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

See accession records 2018-18-031 and 2018-18-028.

Processing Information

This film is related to or a different version of a film by Nathaniel Kleitman and Petrolagar Laboratories.

Library Details

Part of the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center Repository

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