Papers, 1919-1950s.


Papers, 1919-1950s.

Contains personal and professional correspondence, subject files, and some administrative records. Additional accession includes a limited amount of Murphy's personal correspondence with his wife, Harriett Adams Murphy, from 1919-1921.

12.5 cubic ft. in 12 record cartons and 1 flat document box.

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Murphy, Harriett Adams. (person)

Murphy, William P. (person)

William Parry Murphy was an American physician who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1934 with George Richards Minot and George Hoyt Whipple for their combined work in devising and treating pernicious anemia. He taught at Harvard Medical School in varying capacities from 1924 to 1958. He was associated with the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. From the description of Papers, 1919-1950s. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281454961 William Pa...

Minot, George Richards, 1885-1950 (person)

George Richards Minot (1885-1950), AB, 1908, Harvard College; MD, 1912, Harvard Medical School, was a hematologist and Director of the Thorndike Memorial Laboratory at Boston City Hospital. Minot was also Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His research focused on blood and nutrition, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1934 for discovering that liver extract cured pernicious anemia. From the description of Papers, 1891-1951. (Harvard Universi...