Norman Shumway Project videorecordings and papers, circa 1960-1996 (inclusive), 1985-1996 (bulk).


Norman Shumway Project videorecordings and papers, circa 1960-1996 (inclusive), 1985-1996 (bulk).

Videorecordings (beta source tapes with some VHS window dubs) that were created and/or compiled to be used for a film on Norman E. Shumway; included are interviews, medical procedures, television appearances, films, and other sources. In addition to Shumway, persons represented in the tapes include Bruce A. Reitz, Keith Reemtsma, Eugene Dong, Fred Cross, F. John Lewis, Adrian Kantrowitz, Herb Warden, Sara Shumway, C. Walton Lillehei, Roy Cohn, Vaughn A. Starnes, and Richard Lower. Collection also includes clippings, articles, press releases, and other materials pertaining to people interviewed for the project and to the issues of heart surgery and transplants.

16 linear feet.

Related Entities

There are 12 Entities related to this resource.

Cross, Frederick T (person)

Shumway, N. E. (Norman Edward), 1923-2006 (person)

Dong, Eugene (person)

Starnes, Vaughn A. (person)

Reemtsma, Keith (person)

Löwer, Richard. (person)

Shumway, Sara J. (person)

Reitz, Bruce A. (person)

Lewis, F. John. (person)

Lillehei, C. Walton, 1918- (person)

Cohn, Roy M. (person)

Kantrowitz, Adrian (person)

U.S. heart surgeon and medical investigator Adrian Kantrowitz was born on October 4, 1918 in New York City, to general practitioner Bernard Abraham and his wife Rose. Adrian Kantrowitz was responsible for pioneering developments in circulatory assist devices, artificial organs, medical electronics, heart transplantation, and research motion pictures. His interest in medical research began as a child through kitchen experiments conducted with his older brother Arthur, who eventually became a phys...