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Benjamin Felson papers

Identifier: WC-BF-2013

Scope and Content

The Benjamin Felson collection contains correspondence, photographs, and realia from his career at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, particularly from his time as the director for the Department of Radiology.


  • 1930-1989
  • Majority of material found within 1960-1988


Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Use

Some folders in this collection are marked "restricted." These folders contain protected health information which cannot be published. For more information about policies on restricted materials and our redaction process, please contact the Henry R. Winkler Center at or (513) 558-5120.

Biography of Dr. Benjamin Felson

Dr. Benjamin Felson (1913-1988) was a 1935 alumnus of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He served residencies in pathology and radiology at Cincinnati General Hospital. After serving in the military during World War II, he became Assistant Professor of Radiology at UC and continued on as a faculty member until his retirement. Dr. Felson served as Chief of Radiology from 1951 to 1973, and was later named Professor Emeritus of Radiology. In 1987, UC established the Benjamin Felson Chair of Radiology.


31 boxes


Dr. Benjamin Felson was a prominent radiologist in Cincinnati, Ohio. Known for his dedication to teaching and radiology, as well as his sense of humor, Dr. Felson was a member of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine faculty for 50 years. His collection contains correspondence, photographs and realia from his time at UC, particularly his 22 years as director of the Department of Radiology.

Statement of Arrangement

This collection is organized into several series:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Audiovisual Materials
  3. Photographs and Slides
  4. Miscellaneous
  5. Awards and Realia
  6. Books and Journals

Related Material

The American Jewish Archives holds a collection of Felson Family Papers. To learn more about these papers, visit the finding aid at

Guide to the Benjamin Felson papers
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Finding aid prepared by Stephanie Bricking
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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

Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati Ohio 45267-0574