Held at: Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
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J. Harold Austin (1883-1952) was a professor of research medicine at the University of Pennsylvania from 1922 to 1950. He graduated with an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1908. He was Executive Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1949 to 1952.
This is a collection of papers of J. Harold Austin. Materials include Austin's correspondence as Executive Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, including documentation of the Building and Library Funds; surveys of hospitals in New Jersey and Maryland (1946-1948); correspondence, minutes, and reports related to the Therapeutic Trials Committee of the American Medical Association; minutes of the Medical Board of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; manuscript notes, charts, and calculations; and typescripts of articles and course materials on statistical analysis of clinical trials. The collection also includes a small amount of material related to the John Morgan Society and the John Herr Musser Department of Research Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Accession number: 1992-057
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- This collection-level EAD record is a product of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) Consortial Survey Initiative, which was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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The collection is open for research.