Anderson Hilding papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains personal and professional papers: family correspondence, professional correspondence, literature files, laboratory research reports and notebooks, organization files, grants files, laboratory slides and photographs. Except for a few group photos of men posed at conference gatherings, all of the photographs are of tissue samples, cells, and lab related images.
Conditions Governing Access:
Research notebooks 1951-1972 are restricted due to privacy concerns. At the archivist's discretion materials may be scanned and private data redacted for viewing.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Anderson Cornelius Hilding, M.D., Ph. D., and eye, ear, nose, and throat specialist retired from clinic practice in 1964 to devote his entire time to research at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota.
His career began with an internship from 1921 to 1925 at Minneapolis General Hospital. A February 2, 1976 Duluth News Tribune article states: "he began his work at Mayo in 1929...has published 130 papers founded an original experimental research...has five children the oldest of whom is David, professor of otolaryngology at the University of Illinois Medical School..." (In 1971 David Hilding was at Yale University School of Medicine, married with 5 children...)
Another newspaper clipping from April 26, 1962 states: "US Surgeon General has approved a $121,213 public service research grant to Dr. Anderson C. Hilding, Duluth, and St. Luke's Hospital for respiratory studies...Three years...includes use of electron microscope...in the fields of industrial respiratory disease, lung cancer, and other lung diseases, air pollution, surgery of the upper air passages, and the bronchial tree, as well as anesthesiology."
44.50 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection contains personal and professional papers: family correspondence, professional correspondence, literature files, laboratory research reports and notebooks, organization files, grants files, laboratory slides and photographs.
This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at email@example.com or 218-726-8526.
This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Local sources
- Families Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Medical care Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Medicine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Medicine--Research Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Physicians Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Publications Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Reports Subject Source: Local sources
- Slides Subject Source: Local sources
- Guide to the Anderson Hilding papers
- Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001