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George Corner, Ph.D. manuscript


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Corner was an anatomist, endocrinologist, historian, Vice-President, Editor and Executive Officer of the American Philosophical Society (1940). He was a dedicated scientist and was involved with innumerable scientific and scholarly organizations, many in an official capacity. Some of those for which there is significant material include; American Assoc. for the History of Medicine, American Assoc. of Anatomists (GWC, Sec. and Pres.), American Philosophical Society, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Institute for Sex Research Inc., International Anatomic Nomenclature Committee (1951-1960, chairman), National Assoc. for Retarded Children Inc., National Research Council Committee for Research in Problems of Sex (chair), Oxford University (Eastman visiting professorship, 1952-1953), Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Rockefeller Institute, Sex Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS), University of Rochester, and Yerkes Laboratories of Primate Biology. (Biographical information provided by the American Philosophical Society)

Dr. Corner sent the manuscript to Dr. Marion Fay, who gave it to the archives along with Corner's letter to her. To be published in Notable American Women, 2nd edition. Processed 21 September 1977 by S. L. Chaff.

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Manuscript, 1977. 6 pages plus letter..
Folder 1 Page 6
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6 pages plus letter.

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