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Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Surgery Office of the Chairman Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000202
Materials in the School of Medicine Department of Surgery Office of the Chairman Records reflect the early years of Dr. Walt’s time as chairman. Material covers the Research Building dedication, office correspondence, student faculty assembly papers, and is largely focused on the Introduction to Clinical Medicine course from 1964-1969.

Dates

  • 1963 - 1969

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (1 SB, 2 MB)

Abstract

Dr. Alexander J. Walt served as chief of surgery at Detroit Receiving Hospital and Harper Hospital from 1965 to 1988. Dr. Walt served as the Penberthy Professor and was chairman of the Department of Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine from 1966-1988, and served as associate dean from 1965-1970. Dr. Alexander J. Walt was named Distinguished Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University in 1990. Dr. Walt died in 1996.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

Donated to the University Archives in 1970.

Related Materials

Alexander J. Walt Papers

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Devin Erlandson on July 10, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Surgery Office of the Chairman Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Devin Erlandson.
Date
2014-07-10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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