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The Clark W. Heath papers, 1928-1955 (inclusive), are a product of Heath’s research and professional activities throughout the period of his service at Harvard Medical School as Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School’s Thorndike Memorial Laboratory at Boston City Hospital as Research Resident, and Harvard University as Principal Investigator of the University’s Grant Study.
The George Richards Minot papers, 1891-1951, are the product of Minot's work as Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Boston City Hospital's Harvard Medical Unit and the Thorndike Memorial Laboratory from 1928-1950. His research focused on blood and nutrition. Minot was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology in 1934 for his discovery that liver extract cured pernicious anemia.
The Harvard Medical School Committee on Pernicious Anemia records, 1927-1946 (inclusive), 1927-1929 (bulk), are a product of the committee’s administrative activities between 1927 and 1929, during the period of its work toward developing a commercially available liver extract product for the treatment of pernicious anemia.