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George H. Acheson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WC-00-002

Scope and Content

The papers of George H. Acheson contain his correspondence and professional documents.

Dates

  • 1912

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of George H. Acheson, M.D.

George Acheson became an Edward Wendland Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, as well as Director of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, at the UC College of Medicine in 1948. He served in these positions until 1975, when he retired as Emeritus Edward Wendland Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics. His research over the years led to the usage of ganglionic blockers in the treatment of hypertension; he also created a national reputation at UC in the field of cardiac and cardiovascular research.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Overview

The collection consists of the professional papers and corrspondence of George Acheson, M.D.

Statement of Arrangement

The papers are in the process of being inventoried.

Physical Location

Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions. University of Cincinnati Libraries

Related Material

This collection is part of the archives at the University of Cincinnati Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions. Other material in this collection may be of interest to researchers. Please also consult the Winkler Center website at http://libraries.uc.edu/hsl/history/.
Title
Guide to the George H. Acheson Papers
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Doris Haag
Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cincinnati, Health Sciences Library, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions Repository

Contact:
Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati Ohio 45267-0574
513-558-5120