School of Medicine. Committee Minutes
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Overview and metadata sections
In the School of Medicine, the Executive Committee of the Executive Board focused on matters related to the operations of the school and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. This was linked to activities overseen by the Vice President for Medical Affairs. The Faculty Council in the School of Medicine was focused on matters related to academic appointments, student behavior, and admissions.
The School of Medicine Committee Minutes documents the activities of the Faculty Council and Executive Board in the School of Medicine between 1931 – 1952. The Executive Board series records activities from 1931 – 1943 and is comprised of executive committee minutes relating to grants ,funding, budget, financial reports, appointments, and reappointments as reported by the Vice President of Medical Affairs, Alfred Stengel (1931-1939), and Alfred Newton Richards (1939-1948). The Faculty Council series contains material from 1925- 1952, focusing primarily on the activities of the Executive Committee. These minutes document resignations of faculty from different departments, which include instructor, resident fellow, research fellow, and visiting faculty, along with the stated reason for their resignation. They also document a report on admissions, curricula, appointments, and promotions. This series also contains records for the Administrative Council, ballots, committee minutes on special admissions to Lectures and, applications for Admissions, Memoranda, Committee on Discipline, and a collection of letters related to the John Rhea Barton, Chair of Surgery written to Dr. Francis Heed Adler from 1944- 1945. The final series, Other Minute, The Final series other minutes contain content from 1851 – 1952, and includes rough minutes of medical faculty from the nineteenth century, minutes of the committee on the dedication of the new medical laboratories, and advisory meeting minutes.
The School of Medicine Committee Minutes are organized into three series: Executive Board, Faculty Council, and Other Minutes. Each series is arranged alphabetically.
- University of Pennsylvania: University Archives and Records Center
- Finding Aid Author
- Hasina Khan
- Finding Aid Date
- November 2022
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