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Wayne State University School of Medicine Photographs and Audio-Visual Materials

 Collection
Identifier: WSAV002718

Scope and Content

Collection consists of photograph prints and negatives of Wayne State University School of Medicine staff, students, and buildings. Photographs of staff and students are posed yearbook and identification photographs. Building photographs include construction photographs, aerials, and panoramic. Miscellaneous photographs of school events and laboratory photographs are included as well.

Dates

  • 1887 - 2003
  • Majority of material found within 1960 - 2003

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.
Patrons must make an appointment with the AV Department prior to visiting.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

History

The Wayne State University School of Medicine had four important forerunners: Detroit Medical College (1868-1885), Michigan College of Medicine (1879-1885), Detroit College of Medicine (1885-1913), and Detroit College of Medicine and Surgery (1913-1933).

Extent

10.75 Linear Feet ((13 MB, 4 OS, 2 film reels). ) : Contains photographic glass plate and film negatives, prints, and motion picture film.

Abstract

The Wayne State University School of Medicine had four important forerunners: Detroit MedicalCollege (1868-1885), Michigan College of Medicine (1879-1885), Detroit College of Medicine (1885-1913), and Detroit College of Medicine and Surgery (1913-1933). The collection consists of photograph prints and negatives of Wayne State University School of Medicine staff, students, and buildings. Photographs of staff and students are posed yearbook and identification photographs. Building photographs include construction photographs, aerials, and panoramic. Miscellaneous photographs of school events and laboratory photographs are included as well.

Arrangement

Materials largely reflect original order: arranged loosely by subject and/or format, and then alphabetically or chronologically.

Acquisition

Transferred by Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Related Materials

Wayne State University School of Medicine Collections

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Dan McCarthy on November 21, 2016. Edited by Deborah Rice, November 2016.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University School of Medicine Photographs and Audio-Visual Materials
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Dan McCarthy. Edited by Deborah Rice.
Date
2016-09-21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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