Maurice B. Visscher papers 1926-1981
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Maurice B. Visscher, B.S. (1922) Hope College (Holland, MI), Ph.D. (1925), M.D. (1931) University of Minnesota. Appointed as professor and head of the department of physiology at the University of Minnesota in 1936. Member of the United States National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society, president of the American Physiological Society, the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, the International Organization of Medical S...
The National Society for Medical Research was established in 1946 with the purpose of insuring the freedom of investigators and teachers to use laboratory animals, whenever such use is justified. The Board of Directors was also active in lobbying for or against legislation involving the use of animals in research. It was conceived as an instrument to permit many organizations to conduct a joint program of public education on the methods and needs of biological and medical research. The purpose o...
The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...
Dr. Owen H. Wangensteen was professor and chairman of the Dept. of Surgery at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, and Surgeon-in-Chief of the University of Minnesota Hospitals. From the description of Papers, 1941-1949. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63314515 ...
Edmund W. Sinnott was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the time of this correspondence. Walter G. Berl was an editor for the Association. From the description of Letters, 1948-1971, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878457 ...
The 1851 territorial legislative act establishing the University of Minnesota provided for a Department of Medicine. This department, as originally instituted, was not an educational department but rather a credentialing board that provided examinations and conferred degrees upon physicians who had learned to practice medicine by studying with a preceptor. In April 1887, Percy Millard, Charles Hewitt, D. Hand, and President Cyrus Northrop petitioned the Board of Regents to abolish t...