Owen H. Wangensteen [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Peter D. Olch, Oct. 21 and 22, 1971, and Mar. 5, 1972, and Jan. 28, 1972.


Owen H. Wangensteen [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Peter D. Olch, Oct. 21 and 22, 1971, and Mar. 5, 1972, and Jan. 28, 1972.

Autobiographical memoir, including descriptions of the institutions, research, and individuals important in Dr. Wangensteen's career. Among the persons and institutions mentioned are Evarts A. Graham, William Mayo, Richard E. Scammon, Maurice Visscher, the American College of Surgeons, the American Surgical Association, and the University of Minnesota Medical School.

4 sound reels (5 hr., 30 min.) : 1/2 track, 3 3/4 ips ; 1/4 inch tape.


SNAC Resource ID: 7608284

National Library of Medicine

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