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SUB-SERIES Identifier: H MS c168

A. Thorndike Memorial Laboratory Records, 1923-1967, 1923-1967

Scope and Contents

Subseries A contains research notes, studies records, and correspondence from EHK's work on infectious diseases topics during his tenure at the TML. Includes research notes, studies records, and correspondence from EHK's research on the treatment of pyelonephritis; studies and correspondence from EHK's work on bacteriuria, heart and plasma volume, and antibiotic drug treatments; records from EHK’s research on the occurrence of pyelonephritis and bacteriuria during pregnancy, and additional correspondence from EHK's efforts to assist physicians conducting pyelonephritis studies in other countries including Norway and Jamaica. Correspondence and writings pertaining to pyelonephritis, antimicrobial treatments, and afflictions including hypertension, kidney disease, and renal disease are located throughout Series IIIA and Series IX. Subseries A also includes statistics, correspondence, and patient data from EHK's participation in many collaborative sickle cell anemia studies.


  • 1923-1967

Conditions Governing Access

Subseries A contains personal and patient information that is restricted for 80 years from the date of creation. The end of the restriction period is noted below with each folder.


37 cubic feet (36 record cartons and 3 document boxes)


Arranged alphabetically by topic. Photographs listed in Subseries A are housed in box 36.


Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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