Forbus, Wiley D., Papers, 1925-1973

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Collection Number: MC.0032
Wiley D. Forbus Papers,

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Collection Overview

Size: 48.0 linear feet 32 record storage boxes
Size: 31 23,000 46
Abstract: Contains the professional papers of Wiley Davis Forbus (1894-1976), professor and chair of the Department of Pathology at Duke University. Types of materials include correspondence, writings, speeches, addresses, minutes, budget materials, applications, medical reports, interview transcripts, article reprints, and manuscript materials. Also includes transcripts of an oral history interview of various members of the Department of Pathology. Major subjects include the Duke University School of Medicine, medical education, the Department of Pathology, autopsies, and the study and teaching of pathology. Materials range in date from 1925 to 1973.
Creator: Forbus, Wiley Davis, 1894-
Language: English
Repository Duke University Medical Center Archives
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Access Restrictions
Restricted. Contains personal health information. Contact the Archivist for information about access.
In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974/1976 (FERPA), Duke University permits students to inspect their education records and limits the disclosure of personally identifiable information from education records.
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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], Wiley D. Forbus Papers, Medical Center Archives, Duke University.
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Subject Headings

The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings and Medical Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collectionsuch as folders or items.

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Biographical Information

Wiley Davis Forbus was born in Mississippi in 1894. He received degrees from Washington and Lee University (A.B., 1916 and D.Sc., 1956) and Johns Hopkins University (M.D., 1923). Forbus was employed as an assistant instructor of chemistry at Washington and Lee University (1915-1916) and was an instructor of general sciences at the National Cathedral School for Boys (1916-1918). Forbus joined Johns Hopkins University as assistant instructor and associate in pathology, assistant resident, resident, and associate pathologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital (1923-1930). Forbus was also an assistant at Pathologisches Institut der Ludwig Maximillians Universitat, Munich, Germany (1928).

In 1930, Forbus moved to North Carolina to become professor and chairman of the Department of Pathology at Duke University and chief pathologist to Duke Hospital. At Duke, Forbus practiced the Socratic method of teaching using the case method for medical students and residents alike. Forbus served on the Committee on Promotion of Second Year Students, the Executive Committee of the Medical School and Hospital, and as acting dean of the Medical School. To aid in departmental teaching, Forbus collected, prepared, and organized visual materials pertaining to research in pathology to create a collection of educational slides. The slides also constituted basic teaching collections of international colleges of medicine.

During his long and distinguished career, Forbus was a member of many professional organizations including the American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists (president, 1947), College of American Pathologists, National Board of Medical Examiners, A.A.A.S., Phi Beta Kappa, and Sigma Xi. He also served as a consultant and advisor to numerous special committees. During World War II he served as consultant to the Secretary of War on infectious disease and to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. In 1952 he was appointed consultant to the Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Biology and Medicine, and in 1953 to the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission of Japan.

A proponent of forensic medicine, Forbus led a long campaign in North Carolina to improve the coroner system. This resulted in the passage of legislation in 1955 establishing the state’s medical examiner program. As the author of the classic two-volume text Reaction to Injury, his teachings were passed to others through thirty professors, fifteen chairmen, and five deans who trained in his department. Forbus also authored Granulomatous Inflammation: Its Nature, General Pathological Significance, and Clinical Character (1957), and Fourteen Distinguished Physicians and Surgeons: Brief Sketches of Eminent Men for Whom Duke Hospital Wards are Named (1931), and Pathology for Students of Disease. He served as the associate editor for Archives of Pathology and contributed many articles to medical and scientific journals. Forbus retired from Duke University in 1960. As professor and chairman emeritus of the department of pathology, he was extremely active in the field of medical education.

Wiley Forbus married Elizabeth Knox Burger in 1926. They had three children together. Forbus died in 1976.

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Scope and Content

Organized into the following series: Autopsies and General Research Notes, 1931-1957; Brucellosis/Hodgkin's Disease, 1932-1957; Clinico-Pathological Conferences, Duke University, 1949-1960; Conferences, Meetings and Symposia, 1945-1960; Department of Pathology Correspondence and Subject Files, 1929-1930; Correspondence and Subject Files, 1930-1944; Correspondence (Individuals), 1944-1960; Correspondence (Associations and Groups), 1944-1960; Department of Pathology, Administrative Materials, 1938-1960; Duke Hospital and Medical School, 1930-1960; Duke Pathological Service, 1930-1952; Far Eastern and European Tour, 1953-1958; Financial Aid to Pathology Students, 1954-1957; Indonesia trips, 1961-1965; Medicine in North Carolina Manuscript Materials, ca. 1962-1965; Medico-Legal Affairs, 1948-1960; Pathology Teaching Materials, 1933-1960; Correspondence (Colleagues, Family, and Research), 1939-1960; Veterans Administration, ca. 1946-1960; Manuscripts, Addresses, Speeches, Lectures, and Published Papers, 1942-1965; Personal Papers and Correspondence, 1937-1960.

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Contents list

Series Quick Links

Autopsies and General Research Notes, 1931-1957


Box 1
Hodgkin's Disease
Horses
Miscellaneous autopsies,
3.0 files
Correspondence, 1931-1937
Correspondence, 1938-1944
Autopsy index and manual
Autopsy information requests
Autopsy insurance questionnaire
Autopsy percentages, 1949-1957
Autopsy permit forms
Autopsy records (by pathologist name)
Autopsy service
Coroner's cases
Duke University and other hospitals (including autopsy statistics), 1930-1970
Death reports
1938-1940
1941-1942
1943-1945
1946-1948
Lecture Cases
Office Conference Case

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Brucellosis/Hodgkin's Disease, 1932-1957

Contains correspondence and research files pertaining to cases of brucellosis/Hodgkin's disease treated by Dr. Forbus. Contains restricted materials.


Box 2
Reference file, Hodgkin’s Disease
Correspondence regarding patients
A-E, 1939-1940
G-K, 1941-1943
M-N, 1932-1942
P, 1939-1957
R-W, 1936-1944
Conferences, Meetings and Symposia, 1945-1960
Alabama Association of Pathologists, 1946
American Assembly, 1957
American Cancer Society, Committee on Clinical Fellowships, 1958
American Cancer Society, Committee on Clinical Fellowships, 1959

Box 3
Association of American Medical Colleges, Annual Meeting, 1950
Association of American Medical Colleges, Teaching Institute, , 3 folders 1954
Atomic Energy Commission Conference, 1958
Cancer Symposium, 1955
Chicago Medical Society, Annual Clinical Conference, 1947
College of American Pathologists, Panel on "Organization and Policy of University Departments of Pathology," 1949
Conference on Chronic Granulomatous Diseases, 1955
Conference on Medical Education for Foreign Scholars in the Medical Sciences, 1959
Conference on Pre-Medical Education, 1945
Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Pathology, 1959
Edgecombe-Nash Medical Society, 1957
Florida Medical Association, 1957
International Association of Medical Museums, 1954
International Conference of Geographic Pathology, 1954
International Congress of Clinical Pathology, 1954
Lewis Dinner, 1955
Medico-legal Symposium, 1957
Oklahoma City Clinical Society, 1947
Texas Medical Association meeting, 1946
Virginia Conference, chiefs of laboratory service, 1955
Virginia conference, chiefs of radiology and pathology
Womack Army Hospital, 1960

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Clinico-Pathological Conferences, Duke University, 1949-1960

Contains general conference notes, brochures, agendas, worksheets, and proceedings of Clinico-Pathological Conferences at Duke University. These conferences were a chance for professionals to come together to examine special cases and present new findings and trends. Proceedings name doctors McPherson, Albertson, Jerome Harris, Lenox Baker, Verner, Saltzman, Myers, A. Smith, Davison, Fetter, Bly, Peschel, Osterhout, and William H. Welch as participating physicians. Also includes William H. Welch memorial materials and sound recordings of the 1950 conference.

1949-1950
1950-1951
1952-1953
1954-1955
1955-1956
1956-1957
1957-1958
1958-1959
1959-1960

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Department of Pathology Correspondence and Subject Files, 1929-1930

Contains mostly correspondence pertaining to autopsy equipment. Ordered alphabetically by correspondent or subject.

A-B
C-F
G-M
N-T
W-Z
Pamphlets and programs
Duke Conferences and Trinity College Centennial, 1936-1939

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Correspondence and Subject Files, 1930-1944

A, General Correspondence
ALEXANDER, Leo
ALTVATER, F. V.
American Association of Medical Colleges, and 1936 1942-1943
American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists, , 3 folders 1936-1940

Box 4
American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists, , 4 folders 1941-1944
American Board of Pathology, 1937-1931
ANDERSON, J. H.
APPERLY, Frank
APPLE, E. D.
Artist Addresses
ASH, J. E.
B, General Correspondence
BAKER, Bessie, eulogy
BAKER, Roger
BEARD, S. D. (Lederle Laboratory)
BELFORD, R. J.
BERKELEY and COLTON
BISHOP, Everette L.
BITTINGER, S. M.
BLUMBERG, Alfred
BOYD, William
BRADWAY, John S.
BRAY, Harry A.
BRINDLEY, Paul
BULLITT, James B.
BURNEY, J. J.
C, General Correspondence
CALDWELL, George T.
Cancer Clinic
CARPENTER, C. C.
CAVENESS, William
Centennial Symposium, 1939
CHEEK, John
Chesney, Alan M.
The Club
Columbia Medical Meeting, 1937
COX, Richard
CULLEN, Thomas S.
CURRENS, James H.
CUSTER, R. T.
CUTTER, William E.
Cyclotron project
D'AUNOY, Rigney
DAVIS, Aaron
DAVISON, W. C.
Defense, War Activities, etc.
Disease, Student Comments
DEGROAT, Albert
DEMONBREUM, W. A.
DIGGS, L. W.
DINGLE, John H.
DODGE, Eva F.
DUFF, George L.
DUVAL, C. W.
EADIE, G. S.
Eastman Kodak Co.
Embalming
ERICKSON, C. C.
Fat Pneumonitis, bibliography
FAULKNER, R. L.
FETTERMAN, George H.
Floor Space, Pathology Dept.
Funeral Association
GARLINGHOUSE, R. O.
GESCHICKTER, C. F.
GOFORTH, J. L.
GOODPASTURE, E. W.
GRAHAM, Sarah M.
GRAVES, Stuart
GRAY, Jacques P.
GRINNELLS, C. D.
GRUENINGER, G. H.
HALPERT, Bela
HANES, F. H.
HENRY, O. L.
HESTON, Walter
HILL, Jesse C.
HOLBROOK, William P.
HOLMAN, Russell
Hospital Plan
Illustration Dept.
Industrial Commission for N. C.
International Association for Geographic Pathology
JACOBSEN, A. W.
Johns Hopkins, Fiftieth Anniversary
JONES, C. P.
JOYNER, A. L.
JOYNER, George W.
KARSNER, Howard T.
KERBY, Grace P.
KESSEL, J. F.
KIM Gay B.
KOSTANT, George H.
KRACE, Roy
KRUMBHARR, Edward B.
Laero, House of (personal)
Library File
Lightner's Prospectus
LILLIE, R. D.
LIPPINCOTT, Leon
LUCKE, Balduin, 1943-1938
LYNCH, Kenneth M.
MacCALLUM, W. G.
MacCARDLE, R. C.
McCORDOCK, Howard A.
McDONALD, L. B.
McLEOD, James
MacNIDER, W. D.
MARBLE, Alexander
MARKHAM, C. B.
MARSHALL, E. C.
Medical and Chirurgical faculty

Box 5
Memoranda
Memorial Services
Merck and Co.
MILLER, O. L.
MOON, Virgil H.
MOORE, Robert A.
MOREHEAD, R. P.
Morgue Regulations
MORITZ, A. R.
National Research Council
NEAL, M. P.
New Orleans Postgraduate Assembly
New York Pathological Society
New York Life Insurance Company
Nurses' Lecture
Nursing Committee
OPIE, Eugene L.
Organ Weights
P, General Correspondence
PACKMAN, D. J.
PARROTT, W. T.
Student Case
Pathologists, Southern, 1937
Pathologists, Southern, 1939
Pathology Staff, Instructions
PAYNE, Sheldon A.
PEARSON, H. O.
PEASLEY, E. P.
Pekelis, Dr.
PERRY, Isabella
PECKETT, W. L.
PICKLESIMER, W. C.
PETTARD, C. E.
Poliomyelitis
Presbyterian Hospital
President's Report, 1940
PRICE, Julian
Programs, Duke University
Programs, General
Programs, General
Publications, Dept. of Pathology, 1930-1940
PUND, E. R.
RANKEN, W. S.
RAVENEL, Sam
Requests, Microscopic Material
Requests, Gross Material
RICH, Arnold
RICKETTS, E. T.
RUFFIN, Julian
RUNDLES, Mary Alice
SAPP, Armisted W.
SCHMEISSER, Harry C.
SCHURZ, W. L.
SHANDS, A. R.
Siamese Twins
SINCLAIR, J. A.
SMITH, D. T.
SMITH, L. W.
Southern Medical Association, 1937-1939
Southern Medical Association, 1940
Southern Medical Association, 1941-1942
Southern Medical Association, 1943
Southern Pathological Conference, scrapbook, 1933
Southern Pathological Conference reports, 13 November 1933
SPRUNT, Douglas H., 3 folders
STEWART, Matthew J.
STREETER, George
SUITER, W. G.
Surgical Pathology Cases
SWETT, F. H. memoranda
Swett Loan Fund
TAYLOR, F. R.
Technician's registry
Tharp, Mattie W.
THATCHER, Harvey S.
TODD, L. C.
TOLL, M. W.
Tumor Clinic
Turner, Roy H.
TYSON, T. D.
U, general correspondence
University of N. C.
Venereal program
W, general correspondence
WAHMANN, George H.
Watts Hospital
WEIDMAN, Fred D.
WELLS, H. G.
WEYREUCH, Helen B.
WHIPPLE, George H.
WHITMORE, E. R.
WHITTINGTON, J. B.
WIGGERS, C. J.
WOLMAN, Irving J.
WRIGHT, W. H.

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Correspondence (Individuals), 1944-1960

A

Box 6
ASCENZI, Antonio
B
BENNETT, Ivan L.
C
D
DAVIS, C. L.
DAVISON, W. C.
E
EDENS, Hollis A.
Embalming, Correspondence
F
Far Eastern Correspondence
FARRAR, Judith
FELDMAN, William H.
FUKUNGA, Noboru
G
GOODPASTURE, Ernest
GROSS, Paul
GRUNERT, Donald H.
H
HARRELL, George T.
I
J
K
KIMMELSTIEL, Paul
KINNEY, Thomas D.
KLINE, Howard M.
L
Lincoln Hospital
LIPPINCOTT, Stuart W.
LUCKE, Balduin
M
N
0
P
PORTER, F. Ross
Q
R
S
T
TRENT, J. C.
U, V
W
Watts Hospital
WOODHALL, Barnes
X, Y, Z

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Correspondence (Associations and Groups), 1944-1960


Box 7
A
The American Association of Pathologists...
B
C
Charlotte Memorial Hospital
Committee on Health Affairs
D
DAVISON, Wilburt Cornell
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
LIEM Siong Kian
M
MARGOLIS, George
Memorials to Duke Medical Faculty
N
North Carolina Society of Pathologists, 1965-1973
North Florida Pathologists Association
O
P
Q
R
Rutgers University
S
SHANKLIN, D. R.
SMYTH, Francis Scott
STODDARD, Leland D.
T
U
V
W
X-Z

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Department of Pathology, Administrative Materials, 1938-1960


Box 8
Applications and Appointments, 1938-1960

Box 9
Financial Materials
Budget-related correspondence with dean Davison
General budget materials, 1946-1954
General budget materials, 1955-1960
Department of Pathology fund, 1956-1960
Francis and Elizabeth Swett Loan Fund
General Departmental Activities
Assignments of Rooms and Equipment
Certificates in Pathology, Staff
Commencement Business
Departmental Development Program
Chemist
General
Neuropathology
Veterinary pathology
Departmental guides,
Equipment
Film method
Government regulations and legislation
Grants
Interdepartmental problems
Internal Business
Library
Medical school catalog, departmental information
Medico-legal affairs, general information
Neuropathology conferences
Neuropathology fund, 1947-1960
Neuropathology Laboratory
Neuropathology Training Program, directorship, 1959-1960
Neuropathology Training Program, grant applications, 1958-1960
Neuropathology Training Program, grant budget,
News Items for Medical Journals
Pathologic consultation
Photograph reports, 1945
Publicity
Reports, Department of Pathology and Medical School, 1933
Research Activities of Staff, 1958
Resident staff set-up, 1936-1960

Box 10
Stain Techniques
Surgical Pathology consultations,
Surgical Pathology, General
Surgical Pathology set-Up
Surgical Pathology statistics
Wills and Testaments of Staff, includes Davison and Hanes
Department of Pathology writings

Contains articles and reprints by Department of Pathology staff from about 1930-1970.

AKAZAKE, K
AOKI, Teisho
ARAKI, Masaya
BOCCHI, Walter
CHEN, Ting-yao
ISHIKAWA, Teisho
KAO, T. C.
KOBAYASHI, Tadayashi
KUSAMA, Yoshio
LEE, Yu-Chen
PACHAREE, Prasert
PECHARANONDHA, Kamphol
YOSHIDA, Tomizo
Correspondence, 1955-1959
Other visitors (including staff and short term)

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Duke Hospital and Medical School, 1930-1960

Acceleration Committee Administrative Conference, 1932-1935
Administrative Conference, 1938
Administrative Conference, 1946-1949
Alumni Association
Announcements
Biochemistry Committee, 1949-1950

Box 11
Building Committee, 1956-1960
Building Plans, 1944-1953
Building Program
Cardiovascular Training Grant Committee
The Club
Commencement Committee
Committee on Basic Science Development
Committee on Health Affairs, 1952-1960
Committee on Improvement of the Administration of the School of Medicine
Committee on Memorials, 1950-1956
Committee on Patient Policies
Committee on Postgraduate Fellowships
Committee on the Relations of Universities to the
Committee on Student Research Day
Committee on Titles and Appointments, 1955-1960
Committee to Recommend Dean of Nursing, 1954
Committee to Recommend Names for New Wards, 1955
Committee to Recommend Professor of Pediatrics, 1954
Council on Gerontology
Curriculum Committee, 1934-1955
Curriculum Committee, 1956-1959
Dean's Committee
Dept. of Medical Illustration
Duke Endowment, Correspondence
Duke Psychiatry Committee
Duke University Medical Guild
Exam Committee
Executive Committee, , 1940-1952 1958
Faculty Club
Faculty Organization Committee, 1951
Graduate School
Hanes Fund Committee, 1960
Library Committee, 1945-1957
Medical Mycology Center
Medical School Building Planning Committee, 1958-1959
MEND Program Committee

Box 12
National Council, 1950-1959
National Council, 1950-1959
Nursing Committee, 1946-1954
Phi Gamma Delta
Personnel Committee, 1944-1948
Portrait Committee, 1947-1953
Preventive Medicine Committee
Research Club
Retirement Annuities Committee
Scholarship Committee, nurses
Sigma Xi
Sixty-Fifth General Hospital
Social Security Committee
Student Loan Fund (F. H. Swett)
Tax Guide, 1955
J. C. Trent Historical Society
Triangle Research Committee
University Committee on Planning and Development
University Council, 1956-1960
University Council, 1952-1955
University Council Research, 1948-1960

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Duke Pathological Service, 1930-1952

Asheville Mission Hospital
Aston Park Hospital
Baker Sanitorium
Burrell Memorial Hospital
Chatham Memorial Hospital
Chowan Hospital
City Memorial Hospital
Community Hospital
Davidson Hospital
Eastern North Carolina Sanatorium
Garrison General Hospital
Grace Hospital
Harnett County Hospital
Haywood County Hospital, 1933-1944
Haywood County Hospital, 1945-1952
High Point Memorial
Hugh Chatham Memorial Hsopital
Lee County Hospital
Lincoln Hospital, 1930-1943
Lincoln Hospital, 1944-1947
Lincoln Hospital, surgical pathology

Box 13
Lowrance Hospital
Marion General Hospital
Memorial Hospital
Moore County Hospital
Mountain Sanatorium
Petrie Hospital
Piedmont Memorial Hospital
Pitt General hospital
Pittman Hospital
Reeves Hospital
L. Richardson Memorial Hospital
Roanoke Rapids Hospital
Rowan General Hospital
Rusk State Hospital
Rutherford Hospital
St. Elizabeth Hospital
St. Leo's Hospital
St. Luke's Hospital
St. Luke's Hospital, Surgical Pathology
Shelby Hospital
Sternberger Hospital
Tayloe Hospital
Thompson Memorial Hospital
Wesley Long Hospital
Yadkin Hospital
Correspondence with individuals
BEST, Glenn
BLACK
DAVIS, Rachel
Duplin General Hospital
GARRISS, Frank H.
HARVEY, W. W.
HOWARD
NEAL, J. J.
PAST, Si A.
PEACOCK, H. M.
ROYSTER, T. S.
WILSON, Tom
WRIGHT, J.
Duke Pathological Service, accounting notebooks, 1944-1958
11 notebooks

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Far Eastern and European Tour, 1953-1958

Hong Kong
Istanbul
Japan
Japan, correspondence, 1956
Korea, scrapbook, n.d.
Lebanon, medical education
Philippines, medical education
Taiwan, 3 folders
Taiwan, correspondence
Taiwan, National Defense Medical Center
Taiwan, Syllabus of Pathology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine
Far East Tour, miscellaneous correspondence, , 1953-1958
Reports on medical education, W. D. Forbus
Reports on medical education, Dr. Loucks
European Tour, correspondence, 1958

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Financial Aid to Pathology Students, 1954-1957


Box 15
Hanes Fund, 5 folders
Grants-in-aid made to medical students, , 2 folders 1954-1957
Loans to interns and residents, 2 folders
Reports of aid committee to Committee on Health Affairs
United Fund, 4 folders
Grants-in-aid, , 9 folders 1955-1956
Reports of Committee to Committee on Health Affairs

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Indonesia Trips, 1961-1965

Ailangga University, Indonesia
Second Annual Report, 1961
Third Annual Report, 1962
Fourth Annual Report, 1964
Fifth Annual report, 1965
Medical education
Photographs
University of California, Medical School Field Staff, Annual Reports
Address
"Indonesian Interlude," 1963-1964
" Problems in medical education," 1961
Personal Diary
Official papers and documents, 1961-1962
Travel arrangements

Box 16
Correspondence, 1960-1964
Scrapbook

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Medicine in North Carolina Manuscript Materials, ca. 1962-1965

Contains correspondence, notes, conference materials, writings, grant materials, photographs, illustrations, and oral history interviews pertaining a manuscript on the subject of the pathologist as medical professional in North Carolina. Oral history materials include correspondence, transcripts, and recordings of interviews conducted by Wiley D. Forbus during 1965 and 1966. Interviews primarily concern the development of the study, research, and practice of pathology in North Carolina at Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Bowman-Gray School of Medicine. Interviews are in Dictabelt tape format. Interview tapes and transcripts have been transferred to the Oral History Collection.

Research Materials
American Cancer Society
Auxiliary to the North Carolina Medical Society
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Committee Advisory to the Auxiliary and Archives of History, North Carolina Medical Society
Country Doctor Museum, Bailey, N.C.
DAVISON, Wilburt Cornell, correspondence
Duke Endowment Grant
Duke Endowment, Survey of Paramedical and Medical Personnel in North Carolina, 1962
Duke University, History
Duke University Press
Grant Applications
History of Medicine in North Carolina, Lectures
Oral history interviews and transcripts, 1965-1966
James T. Barnes, Feb. 9, 1965
Coy Carpenter, April 7, 1966
John Hamilton, Feb. 11, 1966
Lynn G. Maddry, State Health Laboratories, July 13, 1965
Mittie Pickard, Feb. 17, 1965
Watson S. Rankin, Jan. 11, 1965
LONG, Dorothy
LONG, Esmond
McMILLAN, Roscoe D.
MRBANE, W. C.
Medical Examiner System, 2 folders (see also Charles Nesbitt)
Medical Technologists in North Carolina
Publication-related correspondence, 4 folders
Reviews and Comments
Medico-Legal Institute, 1962
National Library of Medicine
North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
North Carolina Dept. of Archives and History
North Carolina Medical Care Commission
North Carolina Medical College

Box 17
North Carolina Society of Pathologists
North Carolina State Board of Health
Pathology in North Carolina
Questionnaire, The Development of Pathology in North Carolina
SHYROCK, Richard
THOMPSON, Cyrus (includes correspondence with Watson S. Rankin)
University of North Carolina Medical School
WELLS, Warner Lee, Correspondence
Photographs and illustrations

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Medico-Legal Affairs, 1948-1960


Box 18
College of American Pathologists, S. C. Section, 1952-1953
Committee on the Coroner System, 1952-1953
Committee, Postmortem Medico-legal Exam, 1955-1960
Durham-Orange County Medical Society, 1938-1960
Durham Tumor Clinic, 1948
Medical Society of North Carolina, 1949-1951
Medical Society of North Carolina, 1952-1958
Medico-legal Bill, , 3 folders 1952
Medico-legal Cases
Medico-legal Committee, 1957-1958
Post-Mortem Medico-legal Examinations and Investigations, Proposed Bill, 1951
Post-Mortem Statutes, 1952-1953
Citizen's Commission on Coroner Systems of North Carolina, 1953-1955
5 folders
American Association of Basic Science Boards
American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists, 1946-1952
American Cancer Society, 1948-1960
American College of Physicians
American Medical Association, 1947-1960
American Medical Association, Pathology Section, 1947-1959
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1955-1960
The Asia Society
Association of American Medical Colleges, 1946-1960
Association of American Medical Colleges, International Relations Committee
Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission
Blue Shield
China Medical Board
College of American Pathologists, , 3 folders 1946-1957

Box 3
College of American Pathologists, 1958-1960
College of American Pathologists, Committee on Relation of Universities to the Practice of Pathology
Commonwealth Fund
Conference Board of Associated Research Councils -Committee on International Exchange of Persons, 1958-1959
Durham Association of Scientists
Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 1952-1953
Hodgkin's Disease Research Foundation
Institute of International Education
International Academy of Pathology
International Association of Medical Museums
International Cooperation Administration
International Society for Geographic Pathology, 1947-1950
Intersociety Committee for Research Potential in Pathology
Interprofessional Code of North Carolina
Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association, 1959
Medical Society of North Carolina, Pathology Section, 1951-1958
National Cancer Institute, 1949-1959
National Heart Institute
National Institute of Health, 1949-1959
National Intern Matching Program
National Research Council, 1951-1957
National Science Foundation, 1952-1959
North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
North Carolina Medical Society, Committee on Maternal Welfare
North Carolina Society of Pathologists, 1948-1952
North Carolina Society of Pathologists, 1955-1960
New York Academy of Medicine
Nobel Foundation
Organizations, general information
Passano Foundation, Inc., 1947-1958
Phi Beta Kappa
Public Health Service (DHEW)
Registry of Medical Technologists
Rockefeller Foundation, 1945-1950
Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Southern Medical Association, 1945-1960
World Medical Association, 1952-1953

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Pathology Teaching Materials, 1933-1960


Box 24
Pathology Class, 1933-1960
1933
1934-1935
1935-1926
1936-1937
1937-1938
1938-1939
1940-1941
1941-1942
1943
, 2 folders 1944-1945
1947
1948
1949
1950
1951
1952

Box 25
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957-1958, 2 folders
1958-1959
1959-1960
Anatomy teaching manual
Catalogs and indices
Course in Legal Medicine
Course in Pathology for Nurses
Course in Pathology at the National Taiwan University, 1947-1956
Course in Veterinary Medicine
Dissection, Teaching Manual
Instructor's Grades, 1938
Lecture Schedules, , 3 folders 1935-1944
Medical Officer's Course, 1943
Mock Trial (Medical and Law School)
Pathology electives
Pathology electives, non-Duke
Pathology for administrative staff
Post-graduate study in pathology
Special students engaged in research
Students engaged in routine electives
Student Comments, , 6 folders 1934-1953
Student schedules, 1930-1937
Student special projects, 1959-1960
Students, B. S. degree
Teaching program
Tumor teaching program
Reaction to Injury
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
John and Mary R. Markle Foundation
National Institute of Health
Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation

Box 27
Phi Beta Psi Sorority
Research Council

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Correspondence (Colleagues, Family, and Research), 1939-1960

Contains correpsondence between Forbus and his colleagues and family, including some correspodnence regarding research. Materials are ordered alphabetically.

BAKER, Roger D., 1938
BAKER, Roger D., 1944
CALDER and KERBY, 1940
CREADICK, R. N.
DILL, DURROS, ISENHOUR, 1937
DUBIN and SHARP, 1943
ERICKSON, C. C., 1938
ERICKSON, C. C.
ERICKSON, C. C. and DILL, L. V., 1941
FORBUS, W. D., 1940
FORBUS, BROWN, KERBY
FORBUS, DUBIN, KERBY
FORBUS, GUNTER, 1939
FORBUS, KERBY
FORBUS, LIGHTNER, 1938-1939
FORBUS, MARGOLIS
FORBUS, MARGOLIS, KERBY,
2.0 folders
FOX, Herbert J.
GILBERT, George G., 1939
GUNTER, J. O., 1938
HOLLISTER, William F., 1939
LEE, A. F., 1940
LOVELL, D. L., 1939
MORRIS, Arthur, 1943
MORROW, A. S.
ROGERS, Max P., 1940
SEALY, W. C., 1938
SPRUNT, D. H., 1938
SPRUNT, D. H., 1942
SPRUNT, RAPER, 1936
TRENT, J. C., 1941
WEINBERG, Milton, 1944
WISE, KERBY, 1941
WULFMAN, WATKINS, 1944
BECKEL, F., 1947
BECKER, R. F.
BENSON, W.
BERTON, W., 1952
BESTEBREURTJE, A. M., IVERSON, 1945
CUTTINO, John T., 1946
FOLLIS, R. H., 1946
FORBUS, HUANG, 1959
HADDAD, M., 1957
HURTEAU, W. W., 1948
IVERSON, BESTEBREURTJE, 1946
MENKIN, 1945
OTTOLENGHE, A.
POWELL, LEON, McALISTER, 1952
RACE, G.
RACE, LARSH, 1952
REMUS, M., 1951
ROGERS, S., 1956
SMITH, A. G., 1952
Research, Fellowships, Grants, etc., 1945-1960
Pathology teaching collection description (includes lantern slide index)

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Veterans Administration, ca. 1946-1960

Area Reference Laboratory, 1951-1952
Area Reference Laboratory, 1955-1960
Board of Chief Consultants, Minutes, 1949-1952
Center, Biloxi, Mississippi
V. A. Hospitals
Birmingham, Alabama
Columbia, South Carolina
Coral Gables, Florida
Durham, North Carolina
Dean's Committee Meeting, 1950-1952
Dean's Committee Meeting, 1953-1960

Box 28
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Ft. Howard, Maryland
Gulfport, Mississippi
Huntington, West Virginia
Jackson, Mississippi
Kecoughtan, Virginia
Lake City, Florida
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Memphis, Tennessee
V. A. Medical Teaching Group Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Box 29
Montgomery, Alabama
Mountain Home, Tennessee
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee
Oteen, North Carolina
Perry Point, Maryland
Richmond, Virginia
Roanoke, Virginia
Salisbury, North Carolina
Swannanoa, North Carolina
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Tuskegee, Alabama
Washington, D. C.
V. A. Regional Offices
Atlanta, Georgia
Baltimore, Maryland
Bay Pines, Florida
Columbia, South Carolina
Huntington, West Virginia
Miami, Florida
Montgomery, Alabama
Nashville, Tennessee
Passe Grille, Florida
Roanoke, Virginia
Washington, D. C.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Jacksonville, Florida
Knoxville, Tennessee
Veterans Administration, correspondence
1946-1948
1949-1950
1951-1952
1953-1955
1956
1957-1960

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Manuscripts, Addresses, Speeches, Lectures, and Published Papers, 1942-1965

Speech, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1950
Certain Pulmonary Aspects of Fungus Disease, 1948
Creedmore Letter to Dean Davison, 1957
Dementia Paralytica; Historical Aspects of its Pathological Background, 1960
Duke Alumni Address, 1957
The Emergence of Mycotic Infectious Disease and Its Impact on Medicine, 1958
The Expanding University Campus, 1959
Granulomatous Diseases, 1955
Granulomatous Inflammation Disease with Special Reference to Certain Pulmonary Aspects of Fungus Infection.
Hodgkin's Disease, Its Nature and Its Pathological Importance, 1956

Box 30
If and When the Clock Runs Down, 1955
Important Clinical Manifestations of Pulmonary Granulomatous Inflammation, 1951
Intracranial Aneurysm, 1947
The Medical Witness, 1965
The Neoplastic Reaction of Cells to Injury, 1948
Pathogenesis of Eclampsia, 1951
The Place of Granulomatous Inflammation in an Environmental Conception of Disease, 1967
Problems in Medico-Legal Investigation, 1949
Problems in Oriental Medicine.
Progress Toward a Solution of Medico-legal Problems in North Carolina, 1951
Reaction Potential of Cells Under Chemical Stimulation, 1955
Some Surprising Consequences of Traumatic Injury to the Head, 1952
Symposium on the Pathologic Physiology of the Lung, 1953
Whence We Came
Other lectures and addresses,
2.0 folders
Recordings of Lectures
Chemotactic Properties of Brucella Suis
A Chronic Granulomatous Disease of Swine . . .
A Comparative Study of Four Groups of Acid-Fast Organisms
Granulomatous Inflammation, A Clinical and Pathological Challenge
The Histologic Environment of Cancer of the Breast
Irradiation Injury to the Aorta and Lungs
Medical education in Developing Countries (editorial)
Medical education in the Far East
The Nature and General Pathological Significance of Granulomatous Inflammation
Reaction of Chorio-Allantoic Membrane of Chick Embryo to Nocardia Intracellularis
Spontaneous Activation and Progressive Differentiation of Mesenchymal Foci in the Bones . . .
Sudden Death Due to Myocardial Sarcoidosis with a Comment on the Etiology of Sarciod
Coccidioidomycosis paper, correspondence
American Journal of Pathology, correspondence
Archives of Pathology, correspondence
1942-1949

Box 31
1950-1952
1953-1955
1956-1957
1958-1960

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Personal Papers and Correspondence, 1937-1960

Acting Dean, June, Sept., 1950
Consultant, Atomic Energy Commission
Consultant, Oliver General Hospital
Consultant, Walter Reed
Dictating Equipment
Formosa Appointment
Hope Valley Home Owners Association
USPHS appointment
War Department appointment
Personal Correspondence, 1937-1939
1940-1944
1945-1947
1948-1950
1951-1953
1954-1956
1957
1958-1960
Personal Papers and Photographs, 5 folders
Slide Collection
Personal correspondence
North Carolina Pathologists Conference roster, ca. 1935-1936

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