Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957

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Rudolph Matas was a prominent New Orleans, La., surgeon. During his career, he served as director of the NEW ORLEANS MEDICAL AND SURGICAL JOURNAL and Professor of Surgery at Tulane University, a post he held until he became Emeritus Professor in 1927. He also was a surgeon and consultant at Charity Hospital, Touro Infirmary, and the Ear, Eye, Nose and Throat Hospital of New Orleans. Matas continued his surgical practice and civic and academic pursuits until the age of 92, five years before his death.

From the description of Rudolph Matas note, 1950. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 191680259

Dr. Matas was a noted physician, surgeon, teacher, leader in medical societies locally in New Orleans and internationally, and innovator of surgical methods. Matas was born in Louisiana and is closely associated with Tulane University from the time of his graduation from the University of Louisiana Medical School, predecessor of Tulane Medical School, in 1880.

From the description of Rudolph Matas papers, ca. 1860-1960. (Tulane University). WorldCat record id: 236484935

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referencedIn George M. Gould Collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Powers, Robert Bruna. Papers concerning forged Lafcadio Hearn letters published in Letters to a pagan [manuscript] 1930-1935, 1980-1985. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957. Rudolph Matas papers, ca. 1860-1960. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn American Association for Thoracic Surgery. American Association for Thoracic Surgery archives, 1899-2002. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Schuppert family. Schuppert family papers, 1837-1938. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, circa 1800-circa 1998, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
creatorOf Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957. Chronology of notable events in the medical history of Louisiana : 1492-1937 / Rudolph Matas 1926-1956. Tulane University, Medical Center Library
referencedIn Feingold, Marcus, 1871-1925. Marcus Feingold papers, 1908-1937. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn Aphold family. Papers of the Aphold family, 1867-1960. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn American Association for Thoracic Surgery Archives, 1899-2002 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Deutsch, Hermann B. (Hermann Bacher), 1889-1970. Hermann Bacher Deutsch papers, 1827-1970. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
creatorOf Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957. The mission and ideals of the American College of Surgeons [sound recording] : recording of the concluding remarks of an address delivered as President of the American College of Surgeons / Rudolph Matas, Oct. 12, 1926. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957. Letter, 1912 [to] Dr. Charles P. Aimar / Rudolph Matas. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
referencedIn Ballowe, Hewitt Leonard, b. 1876. Hewitt L. Ballowe papers, 1818-1951. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn Cohn, Isidore, 1885-1980. Isidore Cohn papers, 1879-1972 (bulk 1920-1950). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. George M. Gould collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931. Library of Congress
creatorOf Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957. Rudolph Matas note, 1950. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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associatedWith Aimar, Charles Pons, 1873-1927. person
associatedWith American Association for Thoracic Surgery. corporateBody
associatedWith American College of Surgeons. corporateBody
associatedWith American Medical Association. Bureau of Health Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Aphold family. family
associatedWith Ballowe, Hewitt Leonard, b. 1876. person
associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
associatedWith Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.) corporateBody
associatedWith Cohn, Isidore, 1885-1980. person
associatedWith Deutsch, Hermann B. (Hermann Bacher), 1889-1970. person
associatedWith Duffy, John, 1915- person
associatedWith Feingold, Marcus, 1871-1925. person
correspondedWith Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922. person
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith Lewis, Ernest Sydney, 1840-1935. person
associatedWith Louisiana State Medical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Powers, Robert Bruna. person
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
associatedWith Schuppert family. family
associatedWith Tulane University. School of Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
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Louisiana
Louisiana--New Orleans
United States
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General Surgery--Autobiography
Thank-you notes
Physicians
Medicine--History
Cesarean Section--Autobiography
History of Medicine, Modern
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Surgeons--Louisiana--New Orleans
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Birth 1860-09-12

Death 1957-09-23

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