Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: The Dwight E. Harken papers, 1911-1993 (inclusive), 1940-1975 (bulk), are the product of Harken’s activities as a surgeon, researcher, administrator, lecturer, consultant, and contributing member of national organizations, as conducted throughout his professional appointments, including Clinical Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston.
Overview: Papers document White's role in the American Heart Association (AHA), International Society of Cardiology, International Cardiology Foundation, and the National Heart Institute (NHI); introduction of the EKG in Boston and at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); his clinical work; research and writings on heart disease; and interest in comparative electrocardiography, especially of whales. Significant events which are recorded in the collection include White's consultancy to Dwight Eisenhower...
Overview: The William Townsend Porter papers, 1851-1955, undated, provide a record of Porter's administrative, teaching, and research activities at Harvard Medical School, the establishment and operation of the Harvard Apparatus Company, and his personal life.