George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981 1903-1982

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George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982

George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981 1903-1982

The Corner collection includes correspondence, biographical and research data, lectures, publications, notebooks and drawings, and also photographs. He was both a scientist, specializing in mammalian reproduction and the female reproduction cycle (being a co-discoverer of the hormone progesterone along with Willard M. Allen), and a medical historian writing both biography and institutional history.

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Corner, George Washington, 1889-1981

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Sudhoff, Karl, 1853-1938

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Author of medical works, ed. of Index Medicus, 1903-1927, Librarian, Welch Medical Library, Baltimore, from 1930. From the description of Letters, to [W.G.?] Shules, 1931-1934. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369734 George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Medical librarian and histo...

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Singer, Charles, 1876-1960

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Mencken, H.L.

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Anatomist and Pathologist. Professor of Cytology, 1928-1941 and Professor of Anatomy 1941-1950 at Washington University, School of Medicine, Director of Research, Bernard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital 1939-1948. Director of Wernse Cancer Research Laboratory at Washington University, School of Medicine, 1950-1960. From the description of E. V. Cowdry papers, 1909-1975. 1909-1975. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 10650264 George Washington Corner worke...

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