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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

SERIES DESCRIPTION

Description of Series

Series 1. CORRESPONDENCE

Series 2. UTMB FILES

Series 3. RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

University of Texas Medical Branch

Leake, Chauncey Depew,

Pharmacology Papers, (1920-1977)



Title: Chauncey Depew Leake, Pharmacology Papers, (1920-1977)
Identification: MS 18
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

1896 Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
1917 Graduated from Princeton University.
1921 Married Elizabeth Wilson.
1923 Received Ph.D. in Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin; Assistant Professor of Pharmacology.
1925 Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin; Lecturer in History of Medicine.
1928 Professor of Pharmacology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco; organized the pharmacology laboratory.
1930 Developed divinyl ether as inhalation anesthetic agent.
1935 Associate Editor, Journal of Pharmacology; Physiological Reviews; and Isis.
1937 President, History of Science Society.
1938 Founded and edited University of California Publications in Pharmacology.
1942-55 Executive Vice-President of The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.
1943 Founded and edited Texas Reports on Biology & Medicine.
1944 Aided in development of M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center, Houston, Texas.
1955-62 Assistant Dean and Professor of Pharmacology, Ohio State University.
1958 President, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Inc.
1960 President, History of Science Section, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and The American Association for the History of Medicine.
1962-78 Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and in History and Philosophy of Medicine, University of California.
1978 Died in San Francisco. California.

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COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The Chauncey Depew Leake Pharmacology Papers, (1920-1977), contain correspondence, documents dealing with UTMB and related organizations, research, publications and the Ashbel Smith book manuscript.

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SERIES DESCRIPTION

Series 1 Correspondence, 1938-1977: Consists of general correspondence and personal letters.
Series 2 UTMB Files: Consists of documents, correspondence, and photographs dealing with UTMB and related organizations.
Series 3 Research and Publications: Consists of typescripts, reprints, and the Ashbel Smith book manuscript.

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Detailed Description

 
Box
1-2, 5 Series 1. CORRESPONDENCE
Box Folder
2 10 "Calling Your Attention" Memos 1940-50
11 "Calling Your Attention" Memos 1951-63
12 "Dear All" Letters 1938-52
13 "Dear All" Letters 1953-61
Box Folder
1 1 Bean, William B. 1959-73
2 Bean, William B. 1974-77
3 Bickett, John H. 1943-47
Box Folder
2 14 Frey, Emil F. 1974-77
Box Folder
1 5 Miller, F.P.
4 Miller, F.P. 1947-55
6 Russ, Witten B. 1942-43
7 Russ, Witten B. 1944
8 Russ, Witten B. 1945
9 Russ, Witten B. 1947
Box Folder
2 15 Schreiber, Melvyn 1969-77
Box Folder
5 38 Miscellaneous

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Box
2-3 Series 2. UTMB FILES
Box Folder
2 16 A.M.A. Study of UTMB 1943
Box Folder
3 20 A.M.A.--Council on Medical Education and Hospitals 1942-56
Box Folder
2 17 Annual Reports 1945
18 General Correspondence 1945-51
Box Folder
3 21 National Board of Medical Examiners 1949, 54
22 National Research Council 1948-50
23 National Society for Medical Research 1946-54
37 Photographs
Box Folder
2 19 Reports on UTMB 1944-45, 53
Box Folder
3 24 Texas Medical Association 1944-53
25 Texas State Board of Medical Examiners 1942-48
26 Texas State Department of Health 1943-55

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Box
4-5 Series 3. RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Box Folder
5 34 Ashbel Smith File
Box Folder
4 33 MSS, Ashbel Smith Book
27 Reprints 1920-29
28 Reprints 1930-39
29 Reprints 1940-49
30 Reprints 1950-59
31 Reprints 1960-69
32 Reprints 1970-
Box Folder
5 35 Typescript--Letheon
36 Typescripts

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