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SUB-SERIES Identifier: H MS c168

C. Channing Laboratory at Boston City Hospital Records, 1908-1978, 1908-1978

Scope and Contents

The records in Subseries C are from EHK's work with the Channing Laboratory at BCH, and contain information on its founding as a center for the study and treatment of tuberculosis and its development into an international epidemiological research facility. Included in these records are a history of the Channing Home by Theodore L. Badger, correspondence with its trustees, and photographs; correspondence, safety bulletins, and directives from the development of the CL at BCH; colleague correspondence, studies, projects, and EHK-authored articles form his study of hypertension in childhood; and correspondence and studies from EHK’s pyelonephritis and kidney disease research throughout the 1960s and 1970s. Subseries C also contains project data an correspondence from EHK's collaborations with several colleagues in the United States, Jamaica, United Kingdom, as well as physicians in Finland to study bacteriuria in pregnancy during the 1970s. Records about related conferences and writings are located in Series IX and X.


  • 1908-1978

Conditions Governing Access

Suberies C 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 correspondent. Photographs listed in Subseries C 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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