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Guide to the Department of Surgery Records, 1947-2018 (AR.0009)

Abstract

Established in 1930, The Department of Surgery was one of the first departments at Duke Hospital and Duke School of Medicine. The collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs, handbooks, invitations, microscope slides, negatives, 35mm projector slides, research notes, research logs, articles, reference files, programs, departmental publications, and financial records. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2018.

Descriptive Summary

Call Number
AR.0009
Title
Department of Surgery Records
Date
1947-2018
Creator
Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery.
Extent
11.5 Linear Feet (7 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 flat box) and 1 artifact
Repository
Duke University Medical Center Archives

Collection Overview

Contains correspondence, reports, photographs, handbooks, invitations, microscope slides, negatives, 35mm projector slides, research notes, research logs, articles, reference files, programs, departmental publications, financial records, and a the shovel used during the groundbreaking for the hospital addition for surgery. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2018.

Arrangement Note

This collection is organized into the following series: Records, 1960-2018; Orthopaedic Surgery Papers, 1947 to 1971; Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of, 1998-2001; Photographic Materials, 1930-2004; Artifacts, 2006; Financial Records (restricted), 1995-2012.

Restrictions on Access & Use

Some collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval.

Access Restrictions

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals or IRB approval may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Duke University assumes no responsibility.

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).

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Series must be screened for sensitive or confidential materials before being accessed. For further information consult with the Medical Center Archivist.

Materials in boxes 8 and 9 are restricted and closed to researchers for 50 years from the date of creation.

Use Restrictions

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.

Contents of the Collection

1. Records, 1960-2018

Series Scope and Contents: Contains curriculum, residency and internship program brochures, reports, handbooks, invitations, programs, and departmental publications. Materials range in date from 1960 to 2018.

Required Course in Surgery, 1973
Box 1
Internships and Residency Programs, 1960s
Box 1
Internships and Residency Programs, 1970s
Box 1
Residency Programs, circa, 1986
Box 1
Residency Programs, 1990s
Box 1
Academic Plan, circa, 1988
Box 1
Academic Plan, circa, 1988
Box 1
Information about the Department, circa, 1993
Box 1
Invitations and Annoucements, 1966, undated
Box 1
Core Course in Surgery - Student Handbook, 1991
Box 1
2013-2016 Budget Meetings for Surgery, 2013-2015
Box 7
2016-2019 Budget Meeting for Surgery, 2016-2018
Box 7
Duke Surgery 2017 Annual Report, 2017
Box 7
Duke Surgery's Third Annual Research Day Program (April 25, 2018), 2018
Box 7
Duke University Health System Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Plan, 2015
Box 7
Duke University Health System Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Plan, 2016
Box 7
Operating Agreement of the Private Diagnostic Clinic, PLLC, 2014
Box 7
Printed Materials, 2018
Box 7
"Supporting Our Growth: Duke's Surgery's 2018 Year in Review" Presentation, 2018
Box 7
Time Magazine Special Issue: A Week In the Life of a Hospital, October 12, 1998
Box 7

2. Orthopaedic Surgery Papers, 1947-1971

Series Scope and Contents: Contains bound copies of papers by the Department of Othopaedic Surgery at Duke and other affiliated hospitals. It is believed these are copies of papers sent to members of the Orthopedic Trainees Correspondence Club. Materials range in date from 1947 to 1971.

Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1947-1948
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1949-1950
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1951-1952
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1953-1954
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1955-1957
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1958-1960
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1961-1964
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1965-1967
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1968
Box 2
Orthopaedic Surgery papers, 1969-1971
Box 2

3. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of, 1998-2001

Series Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence, reports, research notes, research logs, articles, reference files, microscope slides, a VHS tape, a CD, photographs, negatives, and 35mm projector slides. Materials range in date from 1998-2001, with the bulk of material being undated.

Access Restrictions: Series must be screened for sensitive or confidential materials before being accessed. For further information consult with the Medical Center Archivist.

Glass specimen slides (9 books), 2000
Box 3
Myocor Coapsys Annuloplasty System CD, undated
Box 3
Myocor Research Study - VHS, undated
Box 3
Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment of Clucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis, 2001
Box 3
Surgical Considerations in Lung Transplantation: Transplant Operation and Early Postoperative Management, undated
Box 3
Controlled Study of Celsior, 1998-2001
Box 3
Photographs, Negatives, Slides, undated
Box 4

4. Photographic Materials, 1930-2004

Series Scope and Contents: Contains group photographs of surgical staff and portraits of individual students. The majority of the portraits contain inscriptions from the student to department administrators and professors. Materials range in date from 1930 to 2004.

Group Photograph; Surgical Staff, 1964-1965, 1964-1965
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1965-1966, 1965-1966
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1966-1967, 1966-1967
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1967-1968, 1967-1968
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1968-1969, 1968-1969
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1969-1970, 1969-1970
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1970-1971, 1970-1971
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1971-1972, 1971-1972
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1972-1973, 1972-1973
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1973-1974, 1973-1974
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1974-1975, 1974-1975
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1975-1976, 1975-1976
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1976-1977, 1976-1977
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1977-1978, 1977-1978
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1978-1979, 1978-1979
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1979-1980, 1979-1980
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1980-1981, 1980-1981
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1981-1982, 1981-1982
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1982-1983, 1982-1983
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1983-1984, 1983-1984
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1984-1985, 1984-1985
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1985-1986, 1985-1986
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1986-1987, 1986-1987
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1987-1988, 1987-1988
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1988-1989, 1988-1989
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1989-1990, 1989-1990
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1990-1991, 1990-1991
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1991-1992, 1991-1992
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1992-1993, 1992-1993
Box 5
Group Photograph; Surgical Staff 1993-1994, 1993-1994
Box 5
Group Photograph; Unidentified, undated
Box 5
Portrait; Akhter, Shahab A., 2000
Box 5
Portrait; Alexander, John C., 1980
Box 5
Portrait; Alioa, Thomas A., 2003
Box 5
Portrait; Andersen, Dana K., 1979
Box 5
Portrait; Angelo, George D., 1958
Box 5
Portrait; Anlyan, William, 1955
Box 5
Portrait; Atkins, B. Zane, 2002
Box 5
Portrait; Bollinger, R. Randal, 1980
Box 5
Portrait; Bolman, R. Morton, 1980
Box 5
Portrait; Brown, Ivan, 1954
Box 5
Portrait; Burfeind, William R., 2001
Box 6
Portrait; Campbell, Frank, 1954
Box 5
Portrait; Carver, Gordon, 1956
Box 5
Portrait; Cecil, Arthur, 1950
Box 5
Portrait; Chai, Paul, 2001
Box 6
Portrait; Cotterell, Adrian H., 1998
Box 5
Portrait; Daniels, Larkin, undated
Box 5
Portrait; Deaton, [Hugo?], 1963
Box 5
Portrait; Detmer, Don E., 1972
Box 5
Portrait; DeVries, William C., 1979
Box 5
Portrait; Dibernardo, Louis R., 1998
Box 5
Portrait; Dillon, Marcus, 1956
Box 5
Portrait; Donkowski, Patrick W., 2004
Box 5
Portrait; Edwards, Charles H., II, 1982
Box 5
Portrait; Emoni, Sitaram M., 2004
Box 5
Portrait; Fawcett, Blake, 1954
Box 5
Portrait; Fink, Harold, 1934
Box 5
Portrait; Flemma, Robert, 1967
Box 5
Portrait; Fletcher, Van, 1940
Box 5
Portrait; Flowe, Benjamin, 1957
Box 5
Portrait; Forbess, Joseph, 1997
Box 5
Portrait; Freese, John, 1964
Box 5
Portrait; Fuson, Robert L., 1969
Box 5
Portrait; Gandy, Kimberly L., 2000
Box 5
Portrait; Gardner, Clarence, 1930-1932
Box 5
Portrait; Gonzalez-Stawinski, Gonzalo, 2003
Box 5
Portrait; Gowdy, Robert, 1957
Box 5
Portrait; Graper, W. Peter, 1982
Box 5
Portrait; Hanks, John B., 1982
Box 5
Portrait; Harrison, Lynn H., 1979
Box 5
Portrait; Hodge, G.B., 1947
Box 5
Portrait; Hollister, William, 1946
Box 5
Portrait; Hoods, Charles [Chuck], undated
Box 5
Portrait; Hughes, G. Chad, 2002
Box 5
Portrait; Jones, Randolph, 1933
Box 5
Portrait; Joyner, George, 1938
Box 5
Portrait; Keely, Robert, 1955
Box 5
Portrait; Kernodle, Charles, 1949
Box 5
Portrait; Kirshbom, Paul M., 1998
Box 5
Portrait; Kypson, Alan P., 2000
Box 5
Portrait; Law, Christine, 2002
Box 6
Portrait; Lawson, Jeffery H., 1999
Box 5
Portrait; Lee, James, 1965
Box 5
Portrait; Lee, Jay M., 2004
Box 5
Portrait; Leight, George S., 1979
Box 5
Portrait; Lewis, Cleveland, undated
Box 5
Portrait; Lilly, R. Eric, 1999
Box 5
Portrait; Lin, Shu S., 2001
Box 5
Portrait; Linberg, Eugene, 1956
Box 5
Portrait; Lodge, Andrew, 2000
Box 5
Portrait; Longino, Frank, 1958
Box 5
Portrait; Lowell [Dusward?], 1943
Box 5
Portrait; Marsicano, Thomas H., 1982
Box 5
Portrait; McSwain, George, 1951
Box 5
Portrait; Melero, Andres, 1959
Box 5
Portrait; Millar, Roger C., 1977
Box 5
Portrait; Mills, Stephen A., 1980
Box 5
Portrait; Mosca, Paul J., 2002
Box 6
Portrait; Moore, Robert, undated
Box 5
Portrait; Oates, Max, 1936
Box 5
Portrait; Onaitis, Mark W., 2004
Box 5
Portrait; [Palle Chivanti?], Raymond, undated
Box 5
Portrait; Parker, George A., 1980
Box 5
Portrait; Pezez-Tamayo, R. Anthony, 1998
Box 5
Portrait; Pickett, Lisa C., 2001
Box 6
Portrait; Pryor, Aurora D., 2002
Box 6
Portrait; Purcell, Gretchen P., 2004
Box 5
Portrait; Reardon, Marc, 1948
Box 5
Portrait; Reese, John, 1964
Box 5
Portrait; Sabiston, David C. [Negative], undated
Box 5
Portrait; Sanger, Paul, undated
Box 5
Portrait; Sealy, Will, 1942
Box 5
Portrait; Schanher, Paul, 1948
Box 5
Portrait; Schenk, Worthington G., III, 1982
Box 5
Portrait; Schiebel, Max, 1939
Box 5
Portrait; Shah, Ashish S., 2002
Box 6
Portrait; Shingleton, William, 1950
Box 5
Portrait; Silver, Donald, 1964
Box 5
Portrait; Smith, Bruce M., 1979
Box 5
Portrait; St. Louis, James D., 1999
Box 6
Portrait; Suhr, Christopher, 1999
Box 5
Portrait; Touloukian, Christopher E., 2004
Box 5
Portrait; Trent, Josiah, 1945
Box 5
Portrait; Trumbo, Robert, 1959
Box 5
Portrait; Unidentified, undated
Box 5
Portrait; Upchurch, Sam, 1941
Box 5
Portrait; Wayward, Thomas Z., 2001
Box 6
Portrait; Weaver, William, 1965
Box 5
Portrait; Weidner, Bryan C., 1999
Box 5
Portrait; Wells, Samuel A., Jr., 1950
Box 6
Portrait; Wells, Warner, 1944
Box 5
Portrait; White, David C., 2003
Box 5
Portrait; Wilson, David, 1946
Box 5
Portrait; Yound, Glenn, 1957
Box 5
Portrait; Ziv, Louis, undated
Box 5

5. Artifacts, 2006

Series Scope and Contents: Shovel used for the groundbreaking for the hospital addition for surgery. Addition built by Skanska. Artifact dates to 2006.

Shovel used for groundbreaking for the hospital addition for surgery [SURGERY-01], 2006
Box Object

Historical Note

Established in 1930, The Department of Surgery was one of the first departments at Duke Hospital and Duke School of Medicine. Dr. J. Deryl Hart served as the first department chair from 1930 to 1960. Other department chairs include:
  • Clarence Gardner (1960-1964)
  • David Sabiston Jr. (1964-1994)
  • Robert W. Anderson (1994-2003)
  • Danny O. Jacobs (2003-2012)
  • Allan Kirk (2014-present)
  • The department is organized into the following divisions:
  • Abdominal Transplant Surgery
  • Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Science
  • Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery
  • Pediatric General Surgery
  • Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery; Surgical Sciences
  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery
  • Urology; and Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Subject Headings

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Department of Surgery Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.

    Acquisitions Information

    Accession A1976.0098 (acquired, May 2005), Accession A2003.021 (acquired, May 2003), Accession A2004.005 (transferred, March 2004), Accession A2005.039 (transferred, August 2005), Accession A2007.003 (transferred by Tracy Kerby, January 2007), Accession A2006.056 (transferred, August 2006), Accession A2005.004 (transferred, January 2005), Accession A2007.101 (transferred, December 2007), Accession A2008.084 (transferred, December 2008), Accession A2009.046 (transferred, September 2009), Accession A2011.026 (transferred, March 2011), Accession A2018.028 (transferred by Wendy Dixon, May 2018), Accession A2018.044 (transferred by Eleanor Nelson, July 2018), Accession A2018.045 (transferred by Allan Kirk, July 2018), Accession A2018.048 (transferred by Allan Kirk, July 2018), Accession A2018.066 (transferred by Scott Behms, August 2018); Accession A2018.068 (transferred by Justin Barr, September 2018)

    Processing Information

    Processed by Archives staff: date unknown; updated by Kahlee Leingang under the supervision of Lucy Waldrop: June 2018; updated by Lucy Waldrop: July 2018, August 2018; updated by Lucy Waldrop and McKenzie Long under the supervision of Lucy Waldrop: September 2018

    Related Material

    • J. Deryl Hart Papers and Records
    • J. Deryl Hart Oral History Interviews
    • David C. Sabiston Papers
    • David C. Saviston Oral History interviews
    • Clarence Ellsworth Gardner Oral History Interviews
    • Publications Collection
    • Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery Records