The Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center became one of the nation's first cancer centers in December 1971 after the passage of the National Cancer Act. In 1973, the Duke Cancer Center was designated a cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, reprinted articles, grant materials, photographs, brochures, meeting agendas, and videotapes. Major themes include the External Scientific Review Committee, the Cancer Center Advisory Committee, and Cancer Center support grants and core grants. Materials range in date from 1943 to 2011.
Contains photographs, correspondence, reports, grant materials, annual reports, publications, and progress reports. Major themes include the External Scientific Review Committee, the Cancer Center Advisory Committee, and Cancer Center support grants and core grants. Materials range in date from 1943 to 2011.
Organized into the following series: William W. Shingleton Papers, 1943-1987; Correspondence, Reports, and Grant Materials, 1947-1988; Annual Reports, 1998-2011; Annual Meeting Publications, 2006-2008; Other Publications, 2005-2011; Photographs and Audiovisual Materials, undated.
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Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).
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.
Contains reprinted articles, progress reports, and photographs of William W. Shingleton, the founding director of the Duke Cancer Institute. Reprints include Shingleton's first published scientific article, "Some Etiological Aspects of Hyperthyroidism" (1943), published in "The Journal of the Bowman Gray School of Medicine." Photographs include portraits of Shingleton, Shingleton speaking at a Clinical Pathological Conference and the walkway to the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Materials range in date from 1943 to 1987.
Consists of correspondence, reports, and grant materials from the former Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Dr. William W. Shingleton. Major themes include the External Scientific Review Committee, the Cancer Center Advisory Committee, and Cancer Center support grants and core grants. Materials range in date from 1974 to 1988.
Contains bound copies of the meeting agenda, program descriptions, and research abstracts for the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Meeting. Materials range in date from 2006 to 2008.
Contains brochures, reports, and resource guides. For the newsletters "Cancer Center Notes" and "Forum", see the Publications Collection. Materials range in date from 2005 to 2011.
Contains photographs, negatives, photographic contact sheets, and videotapes. Materials are undated.
[Identification of item], Duke Cancer Institute Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.
Accession A2007.033 (transferred, March 2007), Accession A2007.036 (transferred, March 2007), Accession A2007.019 (transferred, February 2007), Accession A2008.018 (transferred, March 2008), Accession A2009.063 (transferred, November 2009), Accession A2010.061 (transferred, October 2010), Accession A2010.072 (transferred, November 2010), Accession A2011.090 (transferred, December 2011), Accession A2011.093 (transferred, December 2011), Accession A2012.002 (transferred, January 2012), Accession A2013.111 (transferred by Meredith Yager, October 2013)
Processed by Dawne E. Howard: February 2007; encoded by Dawne E. Howard: February 2007; updated by Dawne E. Howard: March 2007; updated by Dawne Howard Lucas: March 2008, December 2010, December 2011, February 2012
See the Publications Collection for the newsletters "Cancer Center Notes" and "Forum."