William A. Altemeier Papers 1949-1983


William A. Altemeier Papers 1949-1983

Dr. Altemeier received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati and was in the Department of Surgery at Cincinnati, 1940-78; he was Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the department, 1952-78. A sizable portion of the collection consists of correspondence. Includes letters from Christiaan Barnard, Lester Bryant, Stacey Day, Michael DeBakey, Warfield M. Firor, Steele Mattingly, Roy McClure, Jonathan E. Rhoads, Albert Wyss and Herbert E. Wyss.



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Firor, Warfield Monroe, 1896-

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Day, Stacey B.

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University of Cincinnati.

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During the late 1960s and early 1970s, the University of Cincinnati experienced a wave of protest and radicalism on campus, much like other universities throughout the United States. The height of the protest occurred in May of 1970, immediately after the Kent State shootings. UC closed on May 8th due to the fear of possible violence on campus, and later in the month, university administration decided to cancel the remainder of the Spring quarter. From the guide to the University of ...

Barnard, Christiaan, 1922-2001

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DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008

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Michael E. DeBakey (b. Michel Dabaghi, Sept. 7, 1908, Lake Charles, LA–d. July 11, 2008, Houston, TX) was a famous cardiovascular surgeon. During World War II, DeBakey served in the U.S. Army and helped develop the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) units. He then joined the faculty of Baylor University College of Medicine, serving as faculty, president of college, and chancellor, and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. He was among the earlier surgeons to perform coronary artery bypass sur...

Mattingly, Steele

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Altemeier, William A.

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Doctor William A. Altemeier is a native of Cincinnati and received bachelor's degree in 1930 and his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati in 1933. After an internship at the Cincinnati General Hospital, he served as chief surgical resident at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. After earning his M.S. degree from the Graduate School of the University of Michigan, he returned to the University of Cincinnati in 1940 as instructor of surgery. That same year, he founded...

Rhoads, Jonathan E.

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Jonathan Evans Rhoads was born on May 9, 1907 in a Philadelphia Quaker family that had a traditional interest in medicine. His father, Edward G. Rhoads, and his granduncle James were both physicians. Edward graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1885 and became chief resident at the Pennsylvania Hospital after serving internship first at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He later had his own practice, working in a broad range of fields from obstetrics...

McClure, Roy D.

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