George H. Acheson Papers
Scope and Content
The papers of George H. Acheson contain his correspondence and professional documents.
- Creation: 1912
- Acheson, George H. (Person)
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.
5 Linear Feet
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.
Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions. University of Cincinnati Libraries
- Guide to the George H. Acheson Papers
- Edited Full Draft
- Finding aid prepared by Doris Haag
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- Finding aid written in English
Part of the University of Cincinnati, Health Sciences Library, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions Repository
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