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Contains the professional papers of Duke alumni, Arthur Allen Morris (1917-1997), founder and former president of the Neurosurgical Society of America. Types of materials include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, conference programs, proposals, newsletters, research materials, course notes, photographs, certificates, surgical tools, and abstracts. Materials range in date from 1940 to 1996.
The collection contains records from Morris's work with the Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA) and additional professional materials. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, conference programs, proposals, newsletters, research materials, course notes, photographs, certificates, abstracts, and surgical tools. Materials range in date from 1940 to 1996.
This collection is organized into three series: Neurosurgical Society of America, 1947-1996; Records, 1940-1975; Artifacts, undated.
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Series Scope and Contents: This series contains records pertaining to the Neurosurgical Society of America, which Morris and sixteen others founded in 1948. Included in the series include are correspondence, conference programs, organizational constitutions and bylaws, proposals, meeting minutes, newsletters, and abstracts. Materials date from 1947 to 1996.
Series Scope and Contents: This series contains photographs, certificates, research materials, and course notes from Morris's time as a student. Materials date from 1940 to 1975.
[Identification of item], Arthur A. Morris Papers, Duke University Medical Center Archives.
Accession A2004.007 (gift, March 2004)
Collection processed by Archives staff circa 2004