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Ray M. Amberg papers

Identifier: uarc 233

Scope and Content

The collection contains the personal papers of Ray Amberg, documenting his career at the University of Minnesota. The collection includes correspondence, news paper clippings, photographs, and a retirement scrapbook.


  • 1924-1976


Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of Ray M. Amberg (1895-1968)

Ray Amberg, Ph.C. in pharmacy (1920) University of Minnesota. Director of the University of Minnesota Hospital (1935-1964).

Raymond Michael Amberg was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1895. He earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota in 1920. From 1921-1924 Amberg was a pharmacist at the University of Minnesota. In 1924, he was appointed as assistant hospital manager. He served as hospital manager (1929-1932), assistant director (1932-1935) and director of the University of Minnesota Hospital from 1935 until his retirement in 1964. He was involved in various organizations, including serving as president of the Minnesota Hospital Association (1940), the Minnesota Tuberculosis and Health Association (1952-1956) and the American Hospital Association (1958-1959). Ray Amberg died in December 1968.


1 box (0.3 cubic feet)


Collection contains the papers of Ray Amberg, director of the University of Minnesota hospital.

Source of acquisition

The collection was deposited in University Archives on October 19, 1979.

Related Materials in University of Minnesota Archives

Department of Surgery records

Ray M. Amberg Papers, 1924-1976
Karen Spilman
April 2005
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

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