University of Texas Medical Branch

Guest, M. Mason, Ph.D.,

Letters and Physiology Papers, (1936-1991)



Title: M. Mason Guest, Ph.D., Letters and Physiology Papers, (1936-1991)
Identification: MS 53
Repository: Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections, Moody Medical Library,  University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555-1035, phone (409) 772-2397

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

1906 Born in Fredonia, New York
1930 Received B.A. degree from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan
1936 Married Alice Rhoda Avery
1936-40 Instructor in Physiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York
1941 Received Ph.D. degree from Columbia University
1942 Aviation Physiologist, U.S. Army Air Forces
1945-51 Assistant Professor and later Associate Professor of Physiology, Wayne State University College of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan.
1951-71 Professor of Physiology, Chairman of the Department of Physiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
1966 Visiting lectureships: Postgraduate Division, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's College, Dundee, Scotland; Department of Anatomy at the University of Gothenberg, Sweden
1971-73 Professor of Physiology, Acting Chairman of the Department of Physiology, University of Texas Medical Branch
1973-87 Ashbel Smith Professor of Physiology, University of Texas Medical Branch and Chief, Hematology, Shriners Burns Institute, Galveston, Texas
1987 Became Emeritus Professor
1991 Died in Galveston, Texas

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The M. Mason Guest, Ph.D., Letters and Physiology Papers, (1936-1991), consist of general correspondence; subject files dealing with various programs and committees at UTMB, including information on the Mason and Alice Guest Lectureship, established in 1976; various files concerning the Graduate School, including graduate review programs in different specialties; Department of Physiology files, including class lecture notes, examinations, schedules and files on aviation physiology; and correspondence and various files such as budget and building plans for the Shriners Burns Institute.


 

SERIES DESCRIPTION

Series 1 Correspondence: General correspondence files, including personal correspondence and some files of letters from individuals such as Chauncey Leake.
Series 2.1 UTMB. General: General subject files dealing with various UTMB programs and committees. Also includes information on the Mason and Alice Guest Lectureship, established in 1976.
Series 2.2 UTMB. Graduate School: Various files concerning the Graduate School, including graduate review programs in different specialties.
Series 2.3 UTMB. Department of Physiology: Departmental files, including class lecture notes, examinations and schedules. Also contains files on aviation physiology.
Series 2.4 UTMB. Shriners Burns Institute: Correspondence and various files such as budget and building plans for Shriners Burns Institute.
Series 3 Professional Organizations: Various files including correspondence, newsletters and conferences, dealing with Dr. Guest's affiliation with numerous professional organizations.
Series 4 Research and Grants: Files and research notebooks concerning Dr. Guest's in-depth study of the physiology and pathology of the circulatory system; files relating to various grants from the DHEW, NIH, and drug companies.

Administrative Information

The papers of Maurice Mason Guest, B.A., Ph.D. were donated to the Blocker History of Medicine Collections of the Moody Medical Library by Alice A. Guest in January 1992. The collection occupies approximately 20 linear feet of shelf space and is contained in 39 manuscript boxes.


Detailed Description

 
Box
1-4 Series 1. CORRESPONDENCE
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4 1 Correspondence. Community Involvement 1973-90
2 Correspondence. Employment 1936-90
4 Correspondence. Honors 1946-88
5 Correspondence. Letters of Recommendation A-G 1972-85
6 Correspondence. Letters of Recommendation H-T 1972-85
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2 7 Correspondence. Military 1940-44
8 Correspondence. Military 1945-55
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4 7 Correspondence. Personal 1938-82
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1 3 General Correspondence. A-B 1951-90
1 General Correspondence. A-L 1945-50
4 General Correspondence. C 1951-90
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3 1 General Correspondence. Chen, James Pai-fun 1974-84
2 General Correspondence. Cooper, Richard 1963-73
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1 5 General Correspondence. D-E 1951-90
6 General Correspondence. F-G 1951-90
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3 3 General Correspondence. Ferguson, Earl W. 1973-88
4 General Correspondence. Fung, W.C. (Bert) 1968-72
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1 7 General Correspondence. H-J 1951-90
8 General Correspondence. K 1951-90
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3 5 General Correspondence. Knisely, William H. 1965-81
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1 9 General Correspondence. L 1951-90
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3 6 General Correspondence. Leake, Chauncey 1950-51
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2 1 General Correspondence. M-N 1951-90
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1 2 General Correspondence. M-Z 1945-50
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3 7 General Correspondence. Michie, David D. 1972, 1977-78
8 General Correspondence. Nozaki, Motohiro 1979-85
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2 2 General Correspondence. O-Q 1951-90
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3 9 General Correspondence. O'Brien, Larry J. 1972-74
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2 3 General Correspondence. R 1951-90
4 General Correspondence. S 1951-90
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3 10 General Correspondence. Seegers, Walter H. 1945-84
11 General Correspondence. Scott, Ernest n.d. c 1966
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2 5 General Correspondence. T 1951-90
6 General Correspondence. U-Z 1951-90



 
Box
5-7 Series 2.1. UTMB. GENERAL
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5 1 Blood Bank 1968, 1976-86
3 Caduceus Room Committee 1969-83
4 Cerebrovascular Disorder Research Center 1965
5 Chauncey Leake Society 1983-90
6 Committee on Admissions and Interviews 1976-79, 1990
7 Correspondence. Miscellaneous 1964-91
8 Integrated Functional Laboratory 1976-85
9 Interdisciplinary Seminars Subcommittee 1972-74
2 Lectureship. Mason and Alice Guest 1982-91
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6 1 Marine Biological Institute 1966
2 Miscellaneous Committees 1965-66, 1973-76
3 Moody House Research Facility 1965
4 News Clippings 1962-91
5 Policies 1975-88
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7 2 School of Medicine. 1966-80
1 School of Medicine. Academic Review 1978-81
3 School of Medicine. Faculty Correspondence 1975-90
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6 6 Sponsored Programs-Academic 1981-82
9 University of Texas System 1965
8 UTMB-Community Involvement Committee. Correspondence 1975-76
7 UTMB-Community Involvement Committee. Minutes 1975-76



 
Box
6-10 Series 2.2. UTMB. GRADUATE SCHOOL
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7 4 Awards and Grants 1976-91
6 Committee for GSBS Distinguished Alumnus Award 1976-80
5 Committee for GSBS Distinguished Alumnus Award 1981-90
8 Correspondence. Miscellaneous 1969-91
7 Establishment and Objectives 1950-51, 1966
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8 1 Graduate External Review 1977, 1981
2 Graduate Program Review Committee 1975-77
3 Graduate Program Review Committee 1978-80
4 Graduate Program Review Committee 1981
5 Graduate Program Review Committee 1982
6 Graduate Review Program. Anatomy 1977
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9 1 Graduate Review Program. Biochemistry 1977
2 Graduate Review Program. Human Biochemistry and Genetics 1977
3 Graduate Review Program. Human Genetics and Cell Biology 1977
4 Graduate Review Program. Microbiology 1977
5 Graduate Review Program. Pathology 1953-80
6 Graduate Review Program. Pharmacology and Toxicology 1976-77
7 Graduate Review Program. Pharmacology and Toxicology 1981
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10 1 Graduate Review Program. Physiology 1977
2 Graduate Review Program. PMCH 1981
3 Miscellaneous Committees 1973-79
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6 10 Ph.D Candidates 1976-85
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10 4 Search Committee for Dean of Graduate Studies (1) 1967-69
5 Search Committee for Dean of Graduate Studies (2) 1967-69
6 Search Committee for Dean of Graduate Studies (3) 1967-69
7 Self Study Reports 1977



 
Box
11-13 Series 2.3. UTMB. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY
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11 1 Altitude Physiology 1943-45
3 Aviation Physiologists Bulletin 1943-44
2 Aviation Physiology 1952, 1964
4 Cardiovascular Pulmonary 1973-78
5 Correspondence 1951-80
6 Course Evaluation 1972-73, 1990
7 Employment 1971-82
8 Examinations 1974-90
9 Faculty Minutes 1979, 1981, 1985
10 History. Department of Physiology 1898-1986
11 Inventory 1951-60
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12 6 Miscellaneous 1951-90
1 Personnel 1974-88
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13 1 Physiology Lecture Notes 1953
2 Physiology Lecture Notes 1954
3 Physiology Lecture Notes 1955
4 Physiology Lecture Notes 1956 (1)
5 Physiology Lecture Notes 1956 (2)
6 Physiology Lecture Notes 1957 (1)
7 Physiology Lecture Notes 1957 (2)
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12 2 Schedules 1968, 1974-75, 1989
3 Search Committee 1985
4 Syllabus. Energy Exchange and Temperature Regulation 1976, 1980s
5 Syllabus. Hemostasis and Hemofluidity 1976-77, 1980
7 Syllabus. Microcirculation… 1975-80
8 Syllabus. Microcirculation… 1982



 
Box
14-15 Series 2.4. UTMB. SHRINERS BURNS INSTITUTE
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14 1 Bibliography 1978
2 Budget 1968-84
3 Building Plans 1984, 1987
4 By Laws 1967-91
6 Committee. Administrative Activities 1973-77
7 Committee. Professional Activities 1975-82
8 Committee. Scientific Staff 1982-83, 1988
9 Conferences 1975-77, 1983
5 Correspondence 1965-91
10 Guidelines and Goals 1988-89
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15 1 Memorandum 1973-81
2 Memorandum 1982-90
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14 11 Research Reports 1975-87
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15 3 SBI and UTMB



 
Box
15-19 Series 3. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
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15 5 American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 1967-70
4 American Association for the Advancement of Science 1969, 1974-79
6 American Burn Association. Correspondence 1973-84
7 American Burn Association. Newsletters 1976-79
8 American Burn Association. Newsletters 1980-86
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16 1 American Burn Association. Publications 1976-
2 American Heart Association 1967-78
3 American Physiological Society 1951-91
4 American Physiological Society. Article Reviews 1982-87
5 American Physiological Society. Correspondence 1974-90
6 Association of Chairmen of Departments of Physiology 1967-73
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19 1 Conferences. Circulation Symposium 1955-56
5 Conferences. European Conference on Microcirculation 1972-73
2 Conferences. Governor's Conference on Aging (1) 1960-61
3 Conferences. Governor's Conference on Aging (2) 1960-61
7 Conferences. Miscellaneous 1956-84
4 Conferences. White House Conference on Aging (3) 1960-61
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17 1 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 1959-75
3 International Society of Haematology 1964-84
4 International Society of Haematology. Newsletter 1965-81
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19 6 International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis 1973
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17 5 Microcirculatory Society 1965-68
6 Microcirculatory Society 1969-85
7 Microcirculatory Society. Correspondence 1962-66
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18 1 Microcirculatory Society. Correspondence 1967-71
2 Microcirculatory Society. Correspondence 1972-75
8 Miscellaneous 1949-77
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17 2 PHSEB Newsletter 1969-82
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18 3 Sigma Chi 1966-71
4 Sigma Chi 1972-90
5 Society for Expermental Biology and Medicine Southwestern Section 1968-74
6 Society for Expermental Biology and Medicine Southwestern Section 1975-83
7 Texas Heart Association 1967-68



 
Box
20-39 Series 4. RESEARCH AND GRANTS
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36 6 Abbott Laboratories. Correspondence 1966-78
1 Abbott Laboratories. LMD 1967-75
2 Abbott Laboratories. Urokinase 1962-67
3 Abbott Laboratories. Urokinase. Case Reports 1964-65
4 Abbott Laboratories. Urokinase. Case Reports 1966-68
5 Abbott Laboratories. Urokinase. Patient Records. 1968
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38 3 Absence of Primary Endotoxin Shock in Hyercaphic Cats… 1985
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37 1 Alcon Laboratories. BBS 1981
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22 2 Animal Experiments. Excluding Dogs 1963-70
1 Animals in Research 1983-90
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21 1 Basal Metabolism n.d.
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20 1 Biology of Sperm and the Vagina Conference 1939-40
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23 1 Blood Experiment 1975
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38 4 Cinematographic Techniques in Biology and Medicine 1970-71
5 Cinematographic Techniques in Biology and Medicine. Correspondence 1969-71
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23 2 Clotting Machine Data n.d.
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39 11 Correspodence 1940-41, 1950-86
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37 9 Correspondence. Hemophilia 1958-63, 1965
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29 7 Correspondence. McHugh, Duke 1975-84
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33 1 DHEW. Cellular Immunology 1969-70
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35 7 DHEW. Correspondence 1956-83
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33 2 DHEW. Effects of Trauma on Blood and Microvessels 1978-82
3 DHEW. Hematologic Factors in Hypothermia 1961-63
4 DHEW. Hematologic Factors in Hypothermia 1963-65
5 DHEW. Hematologic Factors in Hypothermia 1965-67
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34 1 DHEW. Microcirculation, Hemofluidity, and Hemostasis 1974-77
2 DHEW. Microcirculation, Hemofluidity, and Hemostasis 1975-76
3 DHEW. Plasma Inhibition of Profibrinolysin Activation 1976-79
4 DHEW. Program Project in Hematology and Rheology 1973-79
5 DHEW. Program Project Research in Hematology and Rheology 1972-73
6 DHEW. Program Project Research in Hematology and Rheology 1972-74
7 DHEW. Pulmonary Edema; Mechanism and Therapy 1978
8 DHEW. Study of Pulmonary Microcirculation 1986-89
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33 6 DHEW. Study Section 1967-71
7 DHEW. Study Section. Correspondence 1967-71
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27 1 Dog Experiments. A-E 1966-69
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25 1 Dog Experiments. Chemical A-E 1967-69
2 Dog Experiments. Chemical G-Hex 1967-69
3 Dog Experiments. Chemical Histamine Phosphate 1967-69
4 Dog Experiments. Chemical I-N 1967-69
5 Dog Experiments. Chemical P 1967-69
6 Dog Experiments. Chemical S-Z 1967-69
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26 1 Dog Experiments. CO2 Euglobulin Lysis 1965-67
2 Dog Experiments. E.A.C.A. 1967, 1975
3 Dog Experiments. EN166L 1969
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27 2 Dog Experiments. F 1972-79
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26 4 Dog Experiments. High Altitude 1964
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27 3 Dog Experiments. Hyperthermia and Hypothermia 1976
4 Dog Experiments. I-S 1965-74
6 Dog Experiments. Miscellaneous
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26 5 Dog Experiments. Profusion 1970-72
6 Dog Experiments. Snake Venom 1971-72
7 Dog Experiments. Snake Venom in Plasma 1971-72
8 Dog Experiments. Streptokinase 1962, 1966
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27 5 Dog Experiments. T-V 1965-71
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26 9 Dog Experiments. Thromboplastin 1966, 1969
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29 1 Effects of an Increase of PaCO2 on Granulocytes… 1975-78
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28 1 Endotoxin Studies. Charts (1) 1978
2 Endotoxin Studies. Charts (2) 1978
3 Endotoxin Studies. Charts (3) 1978
5 Endotoxin Studies. Introduction 1978
4 Endotoxin Studies. Materials and Methods 1975-78
6 Endotoxin Studies. Miscellaneous 1975-78
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24 1 Experiments 1955-57
2 Experiments Summer 1956
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21 2 Experiments. Miscellaneous 1946-49
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38 6 Extracorporeal Dialysis of Lymph 1965
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21 3 Fibrinolysin (1) 1946
4 Fibrinolysin (2) 1946-50
5 Fibrinolysin (3) 1946-47, 1950
6 Fibrinolysin Experiment. 1946
6 Activation-Inactivation Studies
7 Fibrinolysin. Inhibitor Assay Species 1947
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23 4 Fibrinolysis 1963-65
3 Fibrinolysis n.d.
5 Fibrinolysis and Gammopathy 1966-68
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21 8 Glycogen. Vaginal pH 1942
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32 2 Grant Applications 1971-87
6 Grant Reviews 1947-90
7 Grants 1951-53, 1965-72
3 Grants and Scholarship. Miscellaneous 1967-82
8 Grants. SBI 1975-81
9 Grants. SBI 1982-88
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22 3 Guides 1950-87
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39 1 Guyton's Physiology 1965-66
2 Handbook of Physiology Vol.3 Chap. 17 1962
3 Holographic Microscopy 1971
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23 7 Hyperbaric Chamber 1969-70
6 Hyperkaliemia Experiments 1954
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32 1 Influence of Hematologic Factors on Microcirculation 1964-72
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39 8 Journals. Miscellaneous 1966-80
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37 2 Lederle Laboratories. Aminocaproic Acid
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32 4 McLaughlin Fellowship Fund Committee
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29 2 McLaughlin Fellowship Fund. Final Report 1979
3 Mean Percentage Change Photographs 1975-78
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39 4 Microcirculation of Transplanted Tumor (Bains) 1966-68
5 Microvascular Research Journal 1967-72
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20 2 Miscellaneous 1934-35
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32 5 Moody Foundation Grant 1971-72
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24 3 NASA. Correspondence 1963-75
4 NASA. Projects and Patients 1968-69
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21 9 Nelson, T.E. Experiments 1948
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35 2 NHI. Committee on Thrombolytic Agents. Correspondence 1962-63
1 NHI. Committee on Thrombolytic Agents. Correspondence 1964-67
3 NHI. Committee on Thrombolytic Agents. Meetings 1963, 1965-66
4 NHI. Committee on Thrombolytic Agents. Minutes 1963-65
5 NHI. Committee on Thrombolytic Agents. Subcommittee on Animal… 1963-65
6 NHI. Subcommittees. Miscellaneous 1964-67
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39 9 Papers and Speeches n.d.
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37 3 Parke-Davis. Correspondence 1967-84
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23 8 Patient Studies (1) 1962-75
9 Patient Studies (2) 1962-75
10 Patient Studies. Mythromycin 1966-67
11 Patient Studies. Pre-Eclampsia 1964-66
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29 4 Photographs. McHugh and Staff 1975-78?
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21 10 Physiology Experiments 1934
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39 6 Physiology of the Blood 1978
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22 4 Protocols. A-O 1964-82
5 Protocols. P-Z 1964-82
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37 6 Provera 1964
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39 7 Release of Thromboplastin after Thermal Injury 1966
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29 5 Research 1977-85
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31 1 Research Books 1946
2 Research Books 1947
3 Research Books 1948
4 Research Books 1949
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30 1 Research Books. Heart and Lung 1951
2 Research Books. Heart and Lung 1954
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31 5 Research Books. Heart and Lung 1955
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38 1 Research Books. Heart and Lung 1956
2 Research Books. Heart and Lung 1957-58
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30 3 Research Books. Heart and Lung. Charts 1954
4 Research Books. Heart and Lung. EKG 1954
5 Research Books. Heart and Lung. Glycogen 1954
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22 6 Research. Miscellaneous n.d.
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20 3 Research. Miscellaneous (1) Pre-1951
4 Research. Miscellaneous (2) Pre-1951
6 School of Aviation Medicine 1940s
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39 10 Scott, Ernest n.d.
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37 4 Smith Kline and French Laboratories. Drug 17035 1964-65
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29 6 Typescript (last part) p. 128-191 1975-78
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37 8 Upjohn Company. Correspondence 1966-72
5 Upjohn Company. Depo Provera 1966-66
7 Upjohn Company. Provest 1962-65
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24 5 Urokinase. Charts 1958-61
6 Urokinase. Miscellaneous 1954-68, 1983
7 Urokinase. Patients Records and Reports 1961-69
8 Urokinase. Studies 1964
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20 5 Wohlisch. Blood Coagulation 1940