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Albert H. Burr medical biography research collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ghsl-21

  • Staff Only

Content Description

Materials collected and created by Albert H. Burr, PhB, MD, in the process of researching and writing short biographies of prominent physicians, from ancient Greece to the early 20th century. The collection includes pages of published biographical material, Burr's handwritten notes on scraps of paper, and handwritten drafts of the biographies on notepads, grouped alphabetically.

Dates

  • approximately 1900-1925

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

4 Boxes (1 record carton, 1 document box, 2 shoeboxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Materials collected and created by Albert H. Burr around the years 1900 to 1925 in the process of researching and writing short biographies of prominent physicians.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source and date of acquisition is unknown.

Condition Description

Most items are very dirty and brittle.

Processing Information

Minimally processed by Emma Florio and Katie Lattal during a collections survey, October 2022.
Title
Guide to Albert H. Burr medical biography research collection
Author
Emma Florio
Date
2022-10-18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center Repository

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