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COLLECTION Identifier: H MS c389

S. Reid Warren, Jr. papers

Overview

Samuel Reid Warren, Jr. (1908-1996), B.S., 1928, M.S., 1929, and Sc.D. 1937, Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, was a professor in the Moore School and in the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His professional career focused on x-ray research and radiologic physics. The papers reflect his work in the Graduate School of Medicine as a teacher and administrator.

Dates

  • 1931-1967 (inclusive),
  • Majority of material found within 1940-1960 .

Creator

Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access to personal and patient information is restricted for 80 years from the date of creation. These restrictions are noted where they appear. Researchers may apply for access to restricted records. Consult Public Services for further information.

The papers are stored offsite. Researchers are advised to consult Public Services for further information concerning retrieval of material.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.

Extent

1 cubic feet (1 records center carton)

The S. Reid Warren papers, 1931-1967 (inclusive) are the product of Warren’s work in the Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Papers include correspondence, lecture schedules, examination papers, grade sheets, and records from an annual series of manufacturer presentations to medical students.

Materials entirely in English.

Biographical Notes

S. (Samuel) Reid Warren, Jr. (1908-1996), B.S., 1928, M.S., 1929, Sc.D., 1937, Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, was born 31 January 1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Warren worked at the Moore school for the duration of his career, starting as an instructor in 1933 and retiring as full professor and Associate Dean in 1976. Beginning in 1939, Warren also taught at the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania as an Associate in radiological physics, becoming a full professor in 1951. His professional career focused on x-ray research and radiologic physics.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

  1. Accession number 2013-011. 2012 July 31.

Related Papers at the University of Pennsylvania Archives and Records Center.

  1. S. Reid Warren, OH 38. Oral history interview by Nancy B. Stern, 5 October 1977, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
  1. Papers of S. Reid Warren, Jr. UPT 50 W25.

Processing Information

Processed by Hanna Clutterbuck, 2012 July.

Processing staff in the Center for the History of Medicine refoldered and reboxed material and created a finding aid to enhance access. The material was originally found as part of the Lloyd E. Hawes papers and was separated from that collection.

Title
Warren, S. Reid (Samuel Reid), 1908-. Papers, 1931-1967 (inclusive), 1940-1960 (bulk): Finding Aid.
Author
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
Language of description
und
Sponsor
Processing of the S. Reid Warren, Jr. papers was funded by the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine's Lloyd E. Hawes Fund for Radiology.
EAD ID
med00165

Repository Details

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

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