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The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives and the Duke Medical Alumni Association are asking you to help enrich our understanding of people, places, and events in the history of the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Duke University Hospital. The Archives' collections include a number of photographs which do not have all of the people, events, or dates identified. Accurate documentation will enable us to fill in historical gaps regarding Duke Medicine and to more fully assist researchers who rely upon the Archives for images and information about Duke Medicine's past.

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Duke Medicine


For more than 75 years, our community of scholars and students has been devoted to understanding the causes, prevention and treatment of human disease. We are a group of women and men committed to the highest of academic goals - the exploration and dissemination of medical and scientific knowledge.
Ranked in the top ten with schools twice its age, Duke is committed to socially relevant education, translational research, compassionate patient care and global healthcare solutions.
In 2006, the school's more than 2,000 faculty members received more than $388 million in research support from the National Institutes of Health, ranking it second among U.S. medical schools.
Each year, the school receives more than 5000 applications from individuals around the globe wanting to be among the 100 students in each entering class.
As of 2008, more than 450 students are currently working toward their medical degrees. Some of them will stay even longer to become physician-scientists through our Medical Scientist Training Program.

Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives


The Medical Center Library's vision is "The best way to the best information" and that vision must continue to guide the Library in supporting Duke Medicine, including the Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Duke University Hospital and Health System, in their missions. This vision is shared by the Duke Medical Center Archives whose mission is to retain and preserve both institutional records and history for current and future use. This vision requires ensuring access to the best and most relevant information sources and technologies that are easy to use from any location. But in addition to acquiring knowledge-based resources and storing institutional records, the "best way" also requires continued training in the optimum use of the resources for education, research, administrative work, clinical care, and ultimately the reduction of medical errors and the delivery of high quality healthcare.

PAHx Digital Repository


The PA History Digital Collection contains over 3,000 images selected from materials contained in the DUMC Archival and PA History Society's special collections. New images are added as items are selected and processed. The PA History Center Website allow users to search the online repositories of digital images of articles, reports, photographs, biographies, artifact and other memorabilia associated with the history of the physician assistant profession. Developed and maintained by the Society for the Preservation of PA History and the DUMC Library & Archives, the digital archival collection is intended to be used only for academic, research and literary purposes. Please read the Terms of Use prior to accessing the collection.
Each item in our Digital Collection has a unique identity number with accompanying metadata providing details about the item including standard, searchable database fields (title, subject, date, creator, etc.). We want our users to have a genuine and authentic experience when viewing the online collection. We recognize that looking at material online is not the same as holding the original in your hands, but it helps protect, provide easy retrieval and repeated use of items without damage - one of our goals for digitizing the collection. Some items may be missing metadata information. If you have knowledge of any missing information, please let us know so that we can provide the most accurate and abundant information possible.
The original searchable database was created with July 2002 grant funding from the State Library of North Carolina, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online Digitization Grants. Reginald Carter (Director of the PA History Office) and Thomas Clark (Special Collection Project Manager) to work with Pat Thibodeau (Associate Dean for Library Services), Charlie Lackey (Head of Cataloging Department), Russell Koonts (Archivist) and other members of the library staff organized, cataloged, created metadata and digitized selected items from a collection of materials housed in the DUMC archives. Additional funding from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation, Inc. allowed for further database augmentation. The Physician Assistant History Digital Collection was moved to MeDSpace in February 2008.

Hyperbaric Medicine


A collection of documents and information resources on hyerbaric medicine contributed by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society and other national and international groups, and digitized and developed by the Rubicon Foundation, a non-profit organization undertaking projects that contribute to the expansion of human understanding.
The Rubicon Research Repository, which focuses on Diving and Environmental Physiology Research, is the major contributor to this community.

Abraham Flexner

Photograph of Abraham Flexner. Signature: "For Ida and Henry [Schuman] from Abraham Flexner, December 29, 1952."

Abraham Jacobi

Photograph of Abraham Jacobi from page 3 of Stewart's Album.

Abraham Lincoln

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States from page 17 of an anonymous album.

Absence of antiarrhythmic effects of helium in patients with spontaneous premature ventricular beats at rest

Six patients with spontaneously occurring arrhythmias were studied to assess the antiarrhythmic properties of helium.

Absence of circulating PGI2 response to bubble-provoking decompression
Absence of diuresis during a 7-day saturation dive at 2.5 ATA N2-O2

Three male divers were studied for 2 days during each of the predive and postdive 1 ATA air control periods and for 7 days

Absence of intravascular bubble nucleation in dead rats

Bubble formation in the inferior vena cavae (IVC) of dead rats was investigated after 6-15-h exposures to air at 123 atm a

Abstract of the case of a diver employed on the wreck of the Royal George, who was injured by the bursting of the air-pipe of the diving apparatus. 1842
Academy and College Merger Proposal - Correspondence: TR Godkins and G Gilreath

Letter sent from Mr. Godkins, president of the American Academy of Physician's Assistants, to Mr.

Acceptance of the Buildings

Speech in acceptance of the Duke Endowment's gift of buildings for Duke's new medical school and hospital.

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Name Count
Caldwell, James D. & Elizabeth G. 39
Calibration 6
Callaway, Jasper Lamar, 1911- 3
Callis, Luis Maria 1
Calmette, A. (Albert), 1863-1933 1
Caloric Tests 1
Calorimetry 2
Camerarius, Joachim, 1534-1598 1
Camerarius, Ludwig, 1567-1642 1
Cameron, Hector Clare, Sir, 1843-1928 1
Camp Greene 1
Camper, Pierre 2
Cannon, Richard O. 2
Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945 2
Capillaries 3
Capillaries -- Drug Effects 1
Capillaries -- Ultrastructure 1
Capillary Permeability 3
Capillary Permeability -- Drug Effects 2
Capitation Fee -- legislation and jurisprudence -- North Carolina 1
Capovaccio, Girolamo 1
Carbachol -- Pharmacology 1
Carbamazepine -- Therapeutic Use 1
Carbidopa -- Pharmacology 1
Carbon Dioxide 14
Carbon Dioxide -- Administration & Dosage 2
Carbon Dioxide -- Adverse Effects 2
Carbon Dioxide -- Blood 19
Carbon Dioxide -- Metabolism 11
Carbon Dioxide -- Pharmacology 11
Carbon Dioxide -- Physiology 2
Carbon Dioxide -- Toxicity 1
Carbon Monoxide 1
Carbon Monoxide -- Biosynthesis 1
Carbon Monoxide -- Blood 3
Carbon Monoxide -- Pharmacology 1
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 1
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Blood 3
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Complications 3
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Epidemiology 2
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Etiology 1
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Mortality 2
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Pathology 1
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Physiopathology 5
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Psychology 1
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Radiography 1
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Therapy 14
Carbon Radioisotopes 1
Carboxy-Lyases -- Antagonists & Inhibitors 1
Carboxyhemoglobin -- Analysis 1
Carboxyhemoglobin -- Pharmacokinetics 1
Carcinogens 1
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell -- Physiopathology 1
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell -- Radiotherapy 1
Cardano, Girolamo, 1501-1576 1
Cardiac Complexes, Premature -- Etiology 1
Cardiac Output 18
Cardiac Output -- Drug Effects 3
Cardiac Output -- Physiology 5
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial 1
Cardiac Surgical Procedures 3
Cardiography, Impedance -- Instrumentation 1
Cardiography, Impedance -- Methods 1
Cardiology 3
Cardiology -- manpower -- District of Columbia 1
Cardiotonic Agents -- Diagnostic Use 1
Cardiovascular Physiology 3
Cardiovascular System -- Physiopathology 4
Career Choice 1
Career development 2
Career Mobility 5
Caricatures 9
Carotid Arteries -- Physiopathology 1
Carotid Artery, Common -- Physiology 1
Carotid Sinus -- Physiology 1
Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885 1
Carrel, Alexis, 1873-1944 1
Carroll, Bernard J. 1
Carroll, Robert S. (Robert Sproul), 1869-1949 1
Carrying Case 2
Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876 1
Carter, Francis Bayard, 1898-1977 5
Carter, Reginald D. 1
Carter, Robert, -1751 1
Cartilage, Articular -- Metabolism 1
Cartilage, Articular -- Physiopathology 1
Cartoonists 2
Carvalho, Joaquim de 1
Cary, Jean 3
Casariego, Enrique Saez Fernandez 3
Case-Control Studies 5
Casseri, Giulio Cesare, approximately 1552-1616 1
Castellani, Aldo, 1875-1971 1
Casterline, Ray L. 1
Castiglioni, Arturo, 1874-1953 2
Castiglioni, Arturo, Mrs. 1
Castillo de Lucas, Antonio 6
Castle, C. Hilmon 1
Castro, Luis D. 1
Casts, Surgical 1

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Name Count
Geltzer, A. M. 1
Genneioer, Max 1
Gennser, M. 3
Gentz, Ismael 1
George Augusta 1
George, J. 1
Georges 0
Georgiadis, D. 1
Gerdts, E. 1
Gerhard Küntscher 1
Germonpre, P. 1
Gerrard, Horace 1
Gersdorff, Hans von 2
Gerth, W. A. 2
Geyer 1
Ghaphery, James L. 1
Giacovazzo, M. 1
Gibbins, N. 1
Gibbons, N. 1
Gifford, Virginia Mason 1
Gilbert, D. L. 1
Gillmore, J. D. 2
Gilman, S. C. 8
Gilreath, Gregory 6
Giraudon 1
Giry, P. 1
Giry, P. B. 1
Giunta, R. 1
Glasson, John 1
Glazer, David L. 5
Glen, S. K. 1
Glickman-Weiss, E. L. 2
Globe Press Photo Service 1
Goad, R. F. 4
Godkins, Thomas 1
Godkins, Thomas R. 24
Godwin, Philip P. 1
Goehring, G. S. 2
Goforth, H. W., Jr. 1
Gohman, P. A. 1
Goldberg, J. 1
Golden, Archie S. 1
Golden, F. S. 2
Golden, J. A. 1
Goldinger, J. M. 9
Goldman, S. M. 2
Goldsmith, Frank 1
Goldstein, G. 1
Gollop, Claudia (University of North Carolina) 3
Gomez, J. A. 2
Gong, G. C. 1
Gonzalez, R. R. 1
Goodacre, R. 1
Goode, R. C. 1
Gooden, B. A. 1
Goodwin, M. H. 1
Gordon, C. R. 1
Gorman, D. 1
Gorman, D. F. 3
Goss, F. L. 1
Gottlieb, S. F. 2
Gould, M. T. 1
Graber, B. 2
Grabowski, E. 2
Grandjean, E. 1
Granstrom, G. 1
Grant, Elaine E. 1
Grant, Francis 1
Granvelle 1
Grassi, B. 1
Grassia, A. 1
Graves, M. P. 1
Gray, L. 2
Green, J. W. 1
Greenbaum, L. J., Jr. 4
Greenberg, Suzanne B. 13
Greene, K. M. 2
Greenlick, Merwyn R. 1
Gregg, P. J. 1
Grell, Laurent 1
Grenman, R. 1
Greystone studios, inc. 1
Grier, PJ 2
Grieve, A. P. 2
Griffin, A. P. 1
Griffin, Nick 2
Grigg, Karen 16
Grimstad, J. 1
Grismer, J. T. 1
Grist, D. F. 1
Gross, J. 1
Gross, P. M. 1
Grosset, D. G. 1
Grossman, Y. 5
Gruen, Hans Balding 1
Gruenau, S. P. 4
Guanzati, Ant. 1
Guenard, H. 1
Guerin, Pierre 1
Guillerm, R. 1

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A case of delayed-onset pulmonary barotrauma in a scuba diver

A 23-yr-old male scuba diver was admitted to the hyperbaric chamber of the Polish Army Training Centre of Divers and SCUBA... Read more

Conference on community medical services [in North Carolina]

This packet contains a letter from Dr. E.W. Furgurson, general practitioner, Plymouth, North Carolina, to Dr. W.C.

Davison Building and Duke Hospital

Rear view of the Davison building (right), originally the main entrance to the School of Medicine, and the rear of Duke... Read more

Sir Almroth Wright

Portrait of Wright wearing spectacles.

A chamber system for maintaining a hyperbaric environment for long-term animal studies

An experimental hyperbaric chamber system is described whereby animals, including nonhuman primates, can be cared for under... Read more

A door in Les Terrasses

Picture of a door in Klebs' library, Les Terrasses. A tree can be seen outside of the open door. Text on verso includes "1933... Read more

A Connecticut Pharmacy

Postcard of a pharmacy, with medicine jars on shelves.

A case of breath holding and ascent-induced circulatory hypotension

We report a case of transient circulatory depression due to inadvertent apnea of a subject during decompression from a... Read more

American Academy of Physicians' Assistants Newsletter

This newsletter includes minutes of the Academy's Board of Directors' meeting held March 27, 1974 at the Monteleone Hotel, New... Read more

A Florence Nightingale Memorial

Photograph of a bust of Florence Nightingale at the Memorial located at the Royal United Service Institution. From the... Read more

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