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Department of Surgery records

 Collection
Identifier: ua-01007
Abstract The collections of primarily correspondence files were compiled during the period when Owen Harding Wangensteen was head of the Department of Surgery, 1941-1967. During Wangensteen's administration, advances were made in cancer treatment, open heart surgery, and treatment of stomach ulcers. The collection also documents Wangensteen's fund raising efforts for support of Base Hospital 26 during World War II, construction of Diehl Hall, building the book and journal collections for the...
Dates: 1927-1968

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  • Collecting Area: University Archives X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945. X
  • Names: American Medical Association X