Secretary's records of the 13th International Physiological Congress, 1927-1930 (inclusive).


Secretary's records of the 13th International Physiological Congress, 1927-1930 (inclusive).

Contains correspondence files of the secretaries of the 13th International Physiological Congress, Alfred C. Redfield and Edwin J. Cohn, and some correspondence of the chairman Walter B. Cannon. Correspondence is mostly with participants, and pertains to their attendance, to arrangements, publicity, and other details concerning the proceedings, and to related meetings, such as that of the Executive Council. Also includes manuscripts of some of the papers delivered at the congress, secretary's report of the event, and other items. Additional correspondents include William H. Howell, president of the congress.

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Cohn, Edwin J. (Edwin Joseph), 1892-1953 (person)

Cohn taught physiological chemistry at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Edwin J. Cohn, ca. 1928-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973008 Cohn (University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1917) was chairman of the Dept. of Biophysical Chemistry, Harvard Medical School, director of the University Laboratory of Physical Chemistry Related to Medicine and Public Health, and chairman of the Division of Medical Sciences of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at...

International Physiological Congress (13th : 1929 : Boston, Mass.) (corporateBody)

The 13th international gathering of physiologists was held at the Harvard Medical School in Boston from August 19 to 23, 1929. It was attended by more than 1000 physiologists from Europe, U.S., Canada, Asia, New Zealand, and South America; 32 nations were represented. From the description of Secretary's records of the 13th International Physiological Congress, 1927-1930 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281433441 ...

Redfield, Alfred C. (Alfred Clarence), 1890-1983 (person)

Alfred C. Redfield taught physiology at the Harvard Medical School as an instructor from 1917-1919 and as assistant professor from 1921-1930. In 1931 he was appointed professor of physiology and he began teaching in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Redfield was director of the Biological Laboratories at Harvard from 1934-1935. He served as Chairman of the Division of Biology from 1934-1938. He was associate director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution from 1942-1956 and was known for hi...

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Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945 (person)

Walter Bradford Cannon (Harvard, A.B. 1896; A.M. 1897; M.D. 1900; Honorary Sc.D. 1937) taught physiology at Harvard and was George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department. He was innovative in both research and medical education. In 1900 he adapted the case system for teaching medicine. His scientific research includes studies on the digestive tract and experiments on the denervated heart and his contributions include the concept of homeostasis and the discovery of the t...

Howell, William H. (William Henry), 1860-1945 (person)