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Alfred Newton Richards Papers

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Alfred Newton Richards was born on March 22, 1876 in Stamford, New York, to Reverend Leonard E. Richards and Mary Elizabeth Burbank Richards. He was named after Reverend Alfred Newton, the father of Mary Richards' best friend. Both of Alfred Newton Richards' parents had been schoolteachers before marrying, and his mother held a degree from Granville Female Seminary (now a division of Dennison University). Their devotion to religion and education had a great impact on Richards' life.

Richards attended the Stamford Seminary and Union Free School, graduating in 1892. He then went on to Yale University, where he received a B.A. with honors in chemistry in 1897. The following year, through the aid of Professor R.H. Chittendon, Richards received a fellowship to study at the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale. When Chittendon moved on to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, Richards went with him and spent ten years there. In 1901, he became the first person to receive a Ph.D. in physiological chemistry from the Graduate School of Columbia University. Through the aid of Christian Heurter, a faculty member at Columbia and a trustee of the Rockefeller Institute, Richards became the first person to receive a scholarship from the Rockefeller Institute. In 1901, by means of the scholarship, he was able, along with Heurter, to carry on experiments with epinephrine in the Laboratory of Physiological Chemistry at Columbia. In 1904, Heurter and John Abel founded the Journal of Biological Chemistry. At their invitation, Richards became associate editor, and, upon Heurter's death in 1910, managing editor, a position he held until 1914. While at Columbia, Richards began teaching an elective course in pharmacology; in 1907, the popularity of Richards' course helped Heurter to incorporate pharmacology into Columbia's curriculum.

Richards left Columbia in 1908 to help set up a department of pharmacology at Northwestern Medical School. On December 26 of that same year, he married Lillian Woody. After two years of work at Northwestern, Richards arrived at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1910 to be chair of Pharmacology, a position which he occupied until 1946, when he became Professor Emeritus.

After the United States entered World War I, Richards went to Britain to study wound shock with Henry H. Dale and the staff of the British Medical Research Committee. In 1918 he became a major in the U.S. Sanitary Corps and was sent to France to set up a laboratory for the study of the effects of gas warfare. The war ended before equipment for the laboratory arrived, and Richards returned to Philadelphia, receiving an honorable discharge.

It was upon Richards' return that his work in kidney function took place, leading to kidney micropuncture and results which supported the filtration-reabsorption concept. In 1939, due to the death of Alfred Stengel, Richards was named Vice-President in Charge of Medical Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania, a position which he held until 1948.

In 1941, he became Chairman of the Committee on Medical Research (C.M.R.) of the Office of Scientific Research and Development (O.S.R.D.), an office founded by President Roosevelt. One of Richards' main accomplishments during his tenure as Chairman was to help make penicillin widely available to troops and to the public. Between 1941 and 1946, Richards divided his time between his duties as Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania and his duties as Chairman of C.M.R.; often this meant working in Philadelphia during the week and then working in Washington, D.C. through the weekend. When the O.S.R.D. was officially terminated in 1946, Richards had a short respite before being elected to the Presidency of the National Academy of Sciences in 1947, a position which he held for three years.

In 1948, President Truman appointed Richards to the Medical Affairs Task Force of the Commission on the Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government, a group which prepared the Report on Medical Services. Also in 1948, Richards became a member of the Board of Directors of Merck and Co. He had been a consultant to the company since 1931, and between 1953 and 1955, he served as Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Board of Directors. In 1948, Richards also became an Associate Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania.

Throughout his life, Richards received many honors and awards, including the Abraham Flexner Award of the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Gerhard Medal of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia, the Kober Medal of the Association of American Physicians, the John Scott Medal of the City of Philadelphia, the gold medal of the New York Academy of Medicine, the Keyes Medal of the Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons, the Philadelphia Bok Award, the Procter Award of the Philadelphia Drug Exchange, the Guggenheim Cup Award, the Lasker Award, and the Kovalenko Medal of the National Academy of Sciences. He was also honored by having a Kahn-designed medical building named after him at the University of Pennsylvania.

Richards held the following honorary degrees: Doctor of Science from the University of Pennsylvania, Western Reserve University, Yale University, Harvard University, Columbia University, Williams College, Princeton University, and New York University; Doctor of Laws from the University of Edinburgh and Johns Hopkins University; Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Louvain.

He was a member of numerous organizations, including the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the American Physiological Society, the American Society of Biological Chemists, and the Association of American Physicians. Richards died in 1966, two days after his ninetieth birthday. He had one child, Alfred Newton Richards, Jr., who died in a plane crash in 1962; Richards' wife died in 1971. They had four grandchildren.

The Alfred Newton Richards Papers, 1910-1966, 1969, mainly document the professional and academic activities of Richards, with the exception of a small group of personal correspondence, most of which relates to honors received by him. The collection begins in 1910, the year that Richards arrived at the University of Pennsylvania, but includes a few earlier papers.

The Correspondence files contain professional correspondence, most of which was written during Richards' tenure as Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania. However, much of the third party correspondence is composed of earlier files which Richards, upon becoming Vice President for Medical Affairs, inherited from Alfred Stengel, the preceding Vice President. It should be noted that most correspondence which relates directly to specific organizations, such as Merck, is filed with those associations, under the Organizations series, although inevitably, some correspondence relating to organizations has been interfiled in the Correspondence files.

The Professional Papers include newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, memoranda, finances, reports, and other professional documents. Photographs of Richards, 1919-1964, and of the University of Pennsylvania, including the Richards Building, dedicated in 1960, are among these files. Also included are drafts and copies of a 1969 supplement to the Annals of Internal Medicine called "Alfred Newton Richards, Scientist and Man," a tribute to Richards by his colleagues and friends.

The major groupings in the Organizations series are the Committee on Drug Addictions, the Committee on Medical Research, the Commonwealth Fund, Hall-Mercer Hospital, Merck and Co., the National Academy of Sciences, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, Penicillin, Sharpe and Dohme, the Wistar Institute, World War I, and many others. Each organization includes correspondence, meeting minutes, finances, and other papers.

The University series consists of Richards' class lectures, notes regarding his courses, and laboratory experiment work. The laboratory experiments include those carried out by colleagues and students and those carried out solely by Richards or in conjunction with colleagues and students. Kidney function is the general subject of most of the experiments, but many specific aspects of this subject are examined. Also in the University series are miscellaneous experiments, photographs, charts, and graphs.

The Writings series includes bibliographies of others' work; abstracts which were presumably written by Richards; a bibliography of Richards' articles, 1955; Richards' articles themselves, 1922-1963; Richards' collaborative articles, 1915-1941; articles by others; journals and pamphlets; and reprints.

The papers of Alfred Newton Richards, Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania, 1910-1966, are arranged in five series. They include: Correspondence, 1906-1966 (6 1/2 cubic ft.); Professional Papers, 1910-1969 (2 1/2 cubic ft.); Organizations, 1904-1966 (19 cubic ft.); University, 1904-1961 (4 cubic ft.); and Writings, 1915-1963 (6 cubic ft.).

Correspondence is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically under each year. Organizations are arranged alphabetically, some organizations comprising one file folder, others, several cubic feet. The largest grouping, Merck, comprises 5 cubic feet. In the University series, experiments carried out by colleagues and students are filed alphabetically by name. Experiments carried out solely by Richards or in conjunction with colleagues and students are filed alphabetically by subject. In the Writings series, abstracts are arranged alphabetically by subject. Articles are arranged into three subseries: articles by Richards; articles written collaboratively with colleagues; and third party articles. Journals and pamphlets are arranged alphabetically by title. The arrangement of Professional Papers is reflected in the inventory.

Transferred to the University Archives in 1956, 1968, 1969, and 1976

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University of Pennsylvania: University Archives and Records Center
Finding Aid Author
Maureen B. Spectre and Theresa R. Snyder
Finding Aid Date
November 1991
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1906-1929.
Box 1 Folder 1
1930, A-G.
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1930, H-L.
Box 1 Folder 3
1930, M-W.
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1931, A-D.
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1931, F-K.
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1931, L-R.
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1931, S-Z.
Box 1 Folder 8
1932, A-C.
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1932, D-K.
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1932, L-O.
Box 1 Folder 11
1932, P-S.
Box 1 Folder 12
1932, T-Z.
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1933, A-C.
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1933, D-G.
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1933, H-O.
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1933, P.
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1933, Q-W.
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1934, A-C.
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1934, D-G.
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1934, H-O.
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1934, P-W.
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1935, A-B.
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1935, C-G.
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1935, H-L.
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1935, M-R.
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1935, S-Z.
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1936, A-C.
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1936, D-G.
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1936, H-L.
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1936, M-P.
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1936, R-W.
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1937, A-E.
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1937, F-K.
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1937, L-O.
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1937, P-W.
Box 1 Folder 36
1938, A-C.
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1938, D-G.
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1938, H-L.
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1938, M-P.
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1938, R-S.
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1938, T-Z.
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1939, A-C.
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1939, D-F.
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1939, G-H.
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1939, I-Mi.
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1939, Mo-P.
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1939, R-Y.
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1940, A-F.
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1940, G-L.
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1940, M.
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1940, O-R.
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1940, S.
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1940, T-Z.
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1941, A-C.
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1941, D-G.
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1941, H.
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1941, J-Me.
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1941, Mi-P.
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1941, R-Ste.
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1941, Sto-W.
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1942, A-G.
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1942, H-M.
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1942, N-S.
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1942, T-Z.
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1943, A-E.
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1943, F-M.
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1943, P-W.
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1944, A-J.
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1944, K-M.
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1944, N-W.
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1945, A-D.
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1945, E-K.
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1945, L-N.
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1945, O-Q.
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1945, R-W.
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1946, A-E.
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1946, F-J.
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1946, K-M.
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1946, N-R.
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1946, S.
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1946, T-W.
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1947, A-C.
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1947, D-G.
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1947, H-L.
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1947, M-Q.
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1947, R-S.
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1947, T-Z.
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1948, A-L.
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1948, M-W.
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1949-1950.
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1951-1954.
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1955-1957.
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1959-1961.
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1962-1964.
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Unidentified, 1931-1947, n.d.
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nd, A-L.
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nd, M-W.
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1923-1928.
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1930.
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1931, A-M.
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1931, N-Z.
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1932, A-E.
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1932, F-K.
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1932, L-Q.
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1932, R-Z.
Box 3 Folder 8
1933, A-F.
Box 3 Folder 9
1933, G-O.
Box 3 Folder 10
1933, P-W.
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1934, A-D.
Box 3 Folder 12
1934, E-H.
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1934, J-O.
Box 3 Folder 14
1934, P-W.
Box 3 Folder 15
1935, A-C.
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1935, D-H.
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1935, I-M.
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1935, N-R.
Box 3 Folder 19
1935, S-Z.
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1936, A-D.
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1936, E-H.
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1936, I-O.
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1936, P-S.
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1936, T-W.
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1937, A-C.
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1937, D-G.
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1937, H-L.
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1937, M-R.
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1937, S-W.
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1938, A-C.
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1938, D-G.
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1938, H-K.
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1938, L-O.
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1938, P-S.
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1938, T-Z.
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1939, A-B.
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1939, C.
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1939, D-E.
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1939, F.
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1939, G-H.
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1939, I-L.
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1939, M.
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1939, N-R.
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1939, S.
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1939, T-Z.
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1940, A.
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1940, B.
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1940, Ca-Cl.
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1940, Co-Cu.
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1940, D.
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1940, E-F.
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1940, G.
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1940, Ha.
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1940, He-Hu.
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1940, I-K.
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1940, L.
Box 4 Folder 5
1940, Ma-M.
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1940, Mi-My.
Box 4 Folder 7
1940, N-O.
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1940, P.
Box 4 Folder 9
1940, R.
Box 4 Folder 10
1940, Sc-Sh.
Box 4 Folder 11
1940, Si-Sw.
Box 4 Folder 12
1940, T.
Box 4 Folder 13
1940, U-We.
Box 4 Folder 14
1940, Wi-Z.
Box 4 Folder 15
1941, A-Bo.
Box 4 Folder 16
1941, Br-Bu.
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1941, C.
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1941, D.
Box 4 Folder 19
1941, E-F.
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1941, G.
Box 4 Folder 21
1941, H.
Box 4 Folder 22
1941, I-L.
Box 4 Folder 23
1941, Ma-Me.
Box 4 Folder 24
1941, Mi-My.
Box 4 Folder 25
1941, N-Pa.
Box 4 Folder 26
1941, Pe-Pu.
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1941, R.
Box 4 Folder 28
1941, Sa-Sm.
Box 4 Folder 29
1941, Sn-Sw.
Box 4 Folder 30
1941, T-V.
Box 4 Folder 31
1941, W-Z.
Box 4 Folder 32
1942, A-B.
Box 4 Folder 33
1942, C-D.
Box 4 Folder 34
1942, E-G.
Box 4 Folder 35
1942, H-J.
Box 4 Folder 36
1942, K-L.
Box 4 Folder 37
1942, M.
Box 4 Folder 38
1942, N-R.
Box 4 Folder 39
1942, S.
Box 4 Folder 40
1942, T-V.
Box 4 Folder 41
1942, W-Z.
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1943, A-C.
Box 4 Folder 43
1943, D-H.
Box 4 Folder 44
1943, I-M.
Box 4 Folder 45
1943, N-R.
Box 4 Folder 46
1943, S-W.
Box 4 Folder 47
1944, A-B.
Box 4 Folder 48
1944, C-D.
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1944, E-J.
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1944, K-M.
Box 4 Folder 51
1944, N-R.
Box 4 Folder 52
1944, S-W.
Box 4 Folder 53
1945, A.
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1945, B.
Box 5 Folder 2
1945, C.
Box 5 Folder 3
1945, D-E.
Box 5 Folder 4
1945, F-G.
Box 5 Folder 5
1945, H-I.
Box 5 Folder 6
1945, J-L.
Box 5 Folder 7
1945, M.
Box 5 Folder 8
1945, N-P.
Box 5 Folder 9
1945, Q-R.
Box 5 Folder 10
1945, S.
Box 5 Folder 11
1945, T-Z.
Box 5 Folder 12
1946, A.
Box 5 Folder 13
1946, Ba-Br.
Box 5 Folder 14
1946, Bu.
Box 5 Folder 15
1946, C.
Box 5 Folder 16
1946, F-G.
Box 5 Folder 17
1946, D-E.
Box 5 Folder 18
1946, H-I.
Box 5 Folder 19
1946, J-K.
Box 5 Folder 20
1946, L.
Box 5 Folder 21
1946, M.
Box 5 Folder 22
1946, N-Q.
Box 5 Folder 23
1946, R-Si.
Box 5 Folder 24
1946, Sl-Su.
Box 5 Folder 25
1946, T-Z.
Box 5 Folder 26
1947, A-B.
Box 5 Folder 27
1947, C.
Box 5 Folder 28
1947, D-E.
Box 5 Folder 29
1947, F-G.
Box 5 Folder 30
1947, H-I.
Box 5 Folder 31
1947, J-L.
Box 5 Folder 32
1947, M-O.
Box 5 Folder 33
1947, P-R.
Box 5 Folder 34
1947, S.
Box 5 Folder 35
1947, T-Z.
Box 5 Folder 36
1948, A-E.
Box 5 Folder 37
1948, F-H.
Box 5 Folder 38
1948, J-P.
Box 5 Folder 39
1948, R-S.
Box 5 Folder 40
1948, T-Z.
Box 5 Folder 41
1949-1954.
Box 5 Folder 42
1955.
Box 5 Folder 43
1956-1964.
Box 5 Folder 44
Unidentified, 1932-1945, n.d.
Box 5 Folder 45
n.d.
Box 5 Folder 46
Personal: Outgoing, 1935-1940.
Box 7 Folder 31
Personal: Outgoing to Helen Brownson, 1945-1966.
Box 7 Folder 32
Personal: Outgoing re honors and awards, 1932-1960.
Box 7 Folder 34
1893, 1905.
Box 5 Folder 47
1922-1930.
Box 5 Folder 48
1931, A-H.
Box 6 Folder 1
1931, J-P.
Box 6 Folder 2
1931, R-Stengel (Jan.-Sept.).
Box 6 Folder 3
1931, Stengel (Oct.-Dec.) - W.
Box 6 Folder 4
1932, A-L.
Box 6 Folder 5
1932, M.
Box 6 Folder 6
1932, N-R.
Box 6 Folder 7
1932, Si-Stengel (Jan.-June).
Box 6 Folder 8
1932, Stengel (July-Dec.).
Box 6 Folder 9
1932, Sto-Z.
Box 6 Folder 10
1933, A-L.
Box 6 Folder 11
1933, M-O.
Box 6 Folder 12
1933, P-Sm.
Box 6 Folder 13
1933, Stengel (Jan.-Apr.).
Box 6 Folder 14
1933, Stengel (May-June).
Box 6 Folder 15
1933, Stengel (Aug.-Dec.) - Z.
Box 6 Folder 16
1934, A-H.
Box 6 Folder 17
1934, L-M.
Box 6 Folder 18
1934, O-Sm.
Box 6 Folder 19
1934, Stengel (Jan.-Apr.).
Box 6 Folder 20
1934, Stengel (May-June).
Box 6 Folder 21
1934, Stengel (July-Oct.).
Box 6 Folder 22
1934, Stengel (Nov.-Dec.) - W.
Box 6 Folder 23
1935, A-L.
Box 6 Folder 24
1935, M.
Box 6 Folder 25
1935, N-Sm.
Box 6 Folder 26
1935, Stengel (Jan.-Mar.).
Box 6 Folder 27
1935, Stengel (Apr.-June).
Box 6 Folder 28
1935, Stengel (July-Dec.).
Box 6 Folder 29
1935, Sto-W.
Box 6 Folder 30
1936, A-D.
Box 6 Folder 31
1936, F-M.
Box 6 Folder 32
1936, N-Sm.
Box 6 Folder 33
1936, Stengel (Jan.-Mar.).
Box 6 Folder 34
1936, Stengel (Apr.-Sept.).
Box 6 Folder 35
1936, Stengel (Oct.-Dec.) - W.
Box 6 Folder 36
1937, A-D.
Box 6 Folder 37
1937, F-M.
Box 6 Folder 38
1937, P-Stengel (Jan.-Mar.).
Box 6 Folder 39
1937, Stengel (Apr.-June).
Box 6 Folder 40
1937, Stengel (July-Dec.) - Y.
Box 6 Folder 41
1938, A-D.
Box 6 Folder 42
1938, E-N.
Box 6 Folder 43
1938, P-Stengel (Jan.-Mar.).
Box 6 Folder 44
1938, Stengel (Apr.-Sept.).
Box 6 Folder 45
1938, Stengel (Oct.-Dec.) - W.
Box 6 Folder 46
1939, A-G.
Box 6 Folder 47
1939, H-L.
Box 6 Folder 48
1939, M-Sm.
Box 6 Folder 49
1939, Stengel (Jan.-Mar.).
Box 6 Folder 50
1939, Stengel (Apr.-Dec.) - W.
Box 6 Folder 51
1940, B-H.
Box 6 Folder 52
1940, K-P.
Box 6 Folder 53
1940, R-Z.
Box 6 Folder 54
1941, A-G.
Box 6 Folder 55
1941, H-L.
Box 7 Folder 1
1941, M-P.
Box 7 Folder 2
1941, R-Y.
Box 7 Folder 3
1942, A-J.
Box 7 Folder 4
1942, L-W.
Box 7 Folder 5
1943, A-N.
Box 7 Folder 6
1943, P-W.
Box 7 Folder 7
1944, A-M.
Box 7 Folder 8
1944, P-W.
Box 7 Folder 9
1945, A-M.
Box 7 Folder 10
1945, P-W.
Box 7 Folder 11
1946, A-K.
Box 7 Folder 12
1946, L-P.
Box 7 Folder 13
1946, R-W.
Box 7 Folder 14
1947, A-L.
Box 7 Folder 15
1947, M-W.
Box 7 Folder 16
1948-1954.
Box 7 Folder 17
1955-1967.
Box 7 Folder 18
In other languages, 1933-1934, 1937.
Box 7 Folder 19
Unidentified, 1931-1959, n.d.
Box 7 Folder 20
nd.
Box 7 Folder 21
Incoming, 1930-1935.
Box 7 Folder 22
Incoming, 1936.
Box 7 Folder 23
Incoming, 1937-1955.
Box 7 Folder 24
Third party, 1933-1935.
Box 7 Folder 25
Third party, 1936-1956.
Box 7 Folder 26
Incoming, 1913-1942.
Box 7 Folder 27
Incoming, 1943-1953.
Box 7 Folder 28
Incoming, 1954-1963.
Box 7 Folder 29
Incoming unidentified, 1944-1957, n.d.
Box 7 Folder 30
Incoming re honors and awards, 1914-1961.
Box 7 Folder 33

1933-1939.
Box 7 Folder 35
1940-1946.
Box 7 Folder 36
1947-1968, n.d.
Box 7 Folder 37
"Alfred Newton Richards, Scientist and Man," 1969.
Box 7 Folder 38
"Alfred Newton Richards, Scientist and Man," 1969.
Box 7 Folder 39
"Alfred Newton Richards, Scientist and Man," 1969.
Box 7 Folder 40
Correspondence, 1966-1967.
Box 7 Folder 41
Correspondence, 1968-1969.
Box 7 Folder 42
Meeting minutes, 1948, 1967-1968.
Box 7 Folder 43
Re interviews, 1963, n.d.
Box 7 Folder 44
Draft, pp.1-10.
Box 7 Folder 45
Draft, pp.13-27.
Box 7 Folder 46
Draft, pp.28-53.
Box 7 Folder 47
Draft, pp.54-58.
Box 7 Folder 48
Draft, pp.61-79.
Box 7 Folder 49
Draft, pp.80-89.
Box 7 Folder 50
Photos with captions.
Box 7 Folder 51
Richards, 1919-1964.
Box 7 Folder 52
Richards, n.d.
Box 7 Folder 53
Richards, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 1
Awards given to Richards, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 2
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 3
Autobiographical sketches by Richards, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 4
Autobiographical sketches by Richards, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 5
Re honorary degree from Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1949.
Box 8 Folder 6
Personal insurance, 1910-1936.
Box 8 Folder 7
Re honorary degrees presented by Richards at commencement, 1940.
Box 8 Folder 8
Awards and honors, 1930-1948.
Box 8 Folder 9
Abraham Flexner Award: Correspondence, 1920-1963.
Box 8 Folder 10
Abraham Flexner Award: Clippings, articles, address, 1959-1960.
Box 8 Folder 11
Abraham Flexner Award: Notes and miscellaneous, 1959-1960.
Box 8 Folder 12
Summary of Richards' term as Vice President in Charge of Medical Affairs, 1959.
Box 8 Folder 13
List of journals in Richards' office, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 14
Possible candidates for the medical directorship, 1941.
Box 8 Folder 15
Re C. Mahlon Kline, 1956-1962.
Box 8 Folder 16
Walter Ladd: Will, 1933.
Box 8 Folder 17
Loyalty investigation, 1950-1952.
Box 8 Folder 18
Diagrams, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 19
Board of Managers of Graduate Hospital: Meeting minutes, 1931-1946.
Box 8 Folder 20
Board of Medical Affairs: Meeting minutes, 1932-1946.
Box 8 Folder 21
Board of Trustees: Meeting minutes, 1890, 1940-1948.
Box 8 Folder 22
1932-1939.
Box 8 Folder 23
1940.
Box 8 Folder 24
1941.
Box 8 Folder 25
1942, Jan.-June.
Box 8 Folder 26
1942, July-Dec.
Box 8 Folder 27
1943, Jan.-May.
Box 8 Folder 28
1943, June-Dec.
Box 8 Folder 29
1944, Jan.-May.
Box 8 Folder 30
1944, June-Dec.
Box 8 Folder 31
1945.
Box 8 Folder 32
1946.
Box 8 Folder 33
1947-1948, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 34
Miscellaneous meeting minutes, 1928-1933.
Box 8 Folder 35
Miscellaneous meeting minutes, 1935-1955, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 36
Memoranda, 1925-1930.
Box 8 Folder 37
Memoranda, 1932-1941.
Box 8 Folder 38
Memoranda, 1944-1950, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 39
Dale portrait fund, 1942.
Box 8 Folder 40
Harrison bequest, 1930, 1935, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 41
1920-1929.
Box 8 Folder 42
1930-1931.
Box 8 Folder 43
1932-1933.
Box 8 Folder 44
1934-1936.
Box 8 Folder 45
1937.
Box 8 Folder 46
1938.
Box 8 Folder 47
1939-1942.
Box 8 Folder 48
1943-1948.
Box 8 Folder 49
n.d.
Box 8 Folder 50
n.d.
Box 8 Folder 51
Programs, 1930-1937.
Box 8 Folder 52
Programs, 1938-1961, n.d.
Box 8 Folder 53
Announcements, 1938-1945.
Box 9 Folder 1
Invitations, 1928-1940.
Box 9 Folder 2
Invitations, 1941-1948, n.d.
Box 9 Folder 3
Bulletins, 1944-1947.
Box 9 Folder 4
Newspaper clippings, 1937-1948.
Box 9 Folder 5
Newspaper clippings, 1955, 1960, n.d.
Box 9 Folder 6
Recommendations by others, 1936-1944.
Box 9 Folder 7
1928-1936.
Box 9 Folder 8
1941-1947.
Box 9 Folder 9
n.d.
Box 9 Folder 10
n.d.
Box 9 Folder 11
n.d.
Box 9 Folder 12
1929-1932.
Box 9 Folder 13
1933-1937.
Box 9 Folder 14
1938-1939.
Box 9 Folder 15
1940-1941.
Box 9 Folder 16
1942-1944.
Box 9 Folder 17
1944.
Box 9 Folder 18
1945-1946.
Box 9 Folder 19
1946-1948.
Box 9 Folder 20
Report on Medical Service of the Army, 1948 (1).
Box 9 Folder 21
Report on Medical Service of the Army, 1948 (2).
Box 9 Folder 22
1949-1950.
Box 9 Folder 23
1950-1951.
Box 9 Folder 24
1955.
Box 9 Folder 25
n.d.
Box 9 Folder 26
n.d.
Box 9 Folder 27
1928-1929, 1930, Sept.-Oct.
Box 9 Folder 28
1930, Nov.
Box 9 Folder 29
1930, Dec.
Box 9 Folder 30
1931.
Box 9 Folder 31
1932-1940.
Box 9 Folder 32
1941-1945.
Box 9 Folder 33
1946-1962.
Box 9 Folder 34
n.d.
Box 9 Folder 35
(1).
Box 9 Folder 36
(2).
Box 9 Folder 37
(3).
Box 9 Folder 38
(4).
Box 9 Folder 39
(5).
Box 9 Folder 40
(6).
Box 9 Folder 41
(1).
Box 9 Folder 42
(2).
Box 9 Folder 43
(3).
Box 9 Folder 44
(4).
Box 9 Folder 45
(5).
Box 9 Folder 46
(6).
Box 9 Folder 47
(7).
Box 9 Folder 48
(8).
Box 9 Folder 49
(9).
Box 10 Folder 1
(10).
Box 10 Folder 2
(11).
Box 10 Folder 3
(12).
Box 10 Folder 4
(13).
Box 10 Folder 5

Incoming and outgoing, 1939-1941.
Box 10 Folder 6
Third party, 1936, 1937, C-K.
Box 10 Folder 7
Third party, 1937, L-P.
Box 10 Folder 8
Third party, 1937, R-W, 1938-1940.
Box 10 Folder 9
Reports, 1937-1939.
Box 10 Folder 10
Meeting minutes, research project, and principles and proposals, 1937-1939, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 11
Newspaper clippings, 1937.
Box 10 Folder 12
American Journal of Physiology, 1930-1934, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 13
Incoming correspondence, 1939-1948.
Box 10 Folder 14
Outgoing correspondence, 1939-1948; third party correspondence, 1944-1947.
Box 10 Folder 15
Meeting minutes, 1937-1948.
Box 10 Folder 16
Invitations and finances, 1940-1947, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 17
Re membership, 1936-1948, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 18
American Physiological Society, 1932-1945, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 19
American Public Health Association, 1946.
Box 10 Folder 20
American Urological Association: Honorary membership certificate, 1932.
Box 10 Folder 21
Incoming, 1939.
Box 10 Folder 22
Incoming, 1940-1941.
Box 10 Folder 23
Incoming, 1942-1946, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 24
Outgoing, 1939-1941.
Box 10 Folder 25
Outgoing, 1942-1946.
Box 10 Folder 26
1937, A-R.
Box 10 Folder 27
1937, S-T.
Box 10 Folder 28
1938, B-R.
Box 10 Folder 29
1938, S-W.
Box 10 Folder 30
1939, B-P.
Box 10 Folder 31
1939, S-W.
Box 10 Folder 32
1940-1942.
Box 10 Folder 33
1943-1945.
Box 10 Folder 34
Unidentified third party correspondence,1937-1941, n.d.; third party correspondence, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 35
Executive board meeting minutes, 1938-1945.
Box 10 Folder 36
Miscellaneous meeting minutes, 1937-1945.
Box 10 Folder 37
Memoranda and excerpts from conversations, 1937-1945, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 38
Re founding of the school.
Box 10 Folder 39
Finances, 1938-1941.
Box 10 Folder 40
Finances, 1942-1947.
Box 10 Folder 41
Finances, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 42
Bibliographies and biographical material.
Box 10 Folder 43
Experiment proposals, 1938-1946.
Box 10 Folder 44
Experiment proposals, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 45
Experiment photographs, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 46
1936-1939, 1940, Jan.-Mar.
Box 10 Folder 47
1940, Apr.-Oct.
Box 10 Folder 48
1941.
Box 10 Folder 49
1942.
Box 10 Folder 50
1943-1944.
Box 10 Folder 51
1945-1946.
Box 10 Folder 52
n.d.
Box 10 Folder 53
Articles, 1937-1938.
Box 10 Folder 54
Articles, 1939-1943.
Box 10 Folder 55
Articles, 1944-1946.
Box 10 Folder 56
Articles, n.d.
Box 10 Folder 57
Minnesota Wildlife Disease Investigation, 1938.
Box 10 Folder 58
Re the bicentennial of the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1960-1961.
Box 10 Folder 59
Re the bicentennial of the University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1940.
Box 10 Folder 60
Incoming, 1939-1946.
Box 10 Folder 61
Outgoing, 1939-1947.
Box 10 Folder 62
Third party, 1937-1938.
Box 10 Folder 63
Third party, 1939-1947.
Box 11 Folder 1
Inventories, 1938-1941, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 2
Property plans and deeds, 1938-1941.
Box 11 Folder 3
History, dedication, and notes, 1939-1946.
Box 11 Folder 4
Meeting minutes, 1938-1947.
Box 11 Folder 5
Third party correspondence, 1929-1931.
Box 11 Folder 6
Third party correspondence, 1932.
Box 11 Folder 7
Third party correspondence, 1933.
Box 11 Folder 8
Miscellaneous, 1928-1935, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 9
Incoming correspondence, 1938-1942.
Box 11 Folder 10
Outgoing correspondence, 1938-1942.
Box 11 Folder 11
Third party correspondence, 1938-1941.
Box 11 Folder 12
Meeting minutes and finances, 1938-1942.
Box 11 Folder 13
Reports, 1938-1942, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 14
Biographical material re others.
Box 11 Folder 15
Biographical material re others.
Box 11 Folder 16
Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government, 1948.
Box 11 Folder 17
Incoming correspondence, 1940-1947.
Box 11 Folder 18
Outgoing correspondence, 1940-1947.
Box 11 Folder 19
Third party correspondence, 1926, 1940-1947.
Box 11 Folder 20
Candidates, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 21
Miscellaneous, 1940-1947.
Box 11 Folder 22
Club for Research on Aging, 1945.
Box 11 Folder 23
1925-1927.
Box 11 Folder 24
1928, B-M.
Box 11 Folder 25
1928, O-W.
Box 11 Folder 26
1929-1933, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 27
Finances, 1927-1931.
Box 11 Folder 28
Meeting minutes, 1926-1929, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 29
Re by-laws and constitution, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 30
Proposals, 1928-1929.
Box 11 Folder 31
Proposals, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 32
1926.
Box 11 Folder 33
1926.
Box 11 Folder 34
1927.
Box 11 Folder 35
Progress reports, 1927-1929.
Box 11 Folder 36
1929.
Box 11 Folder 37
n.d.
Box 11 Folder 38
n.d.
Box 11 Folder 39
n.d.
Box 11 Folder 40
n.d.
Box 11 Folder 41
Articles, 1926.
Box 11 Folder 42
Miscellaneous, 1926-1931, n.d.
Box 11 Folder 43
Incoming, 1940-1943.
Box 12 Folder 1
Incoming, 1944-1946.
Box 12 Folder 2
Incoming, 1947, n.d.
Box 12 Folder 3
Outgoing, 1940, 1941, B-M.
Box 12 Folder 4
Outgoing, 1941, O-W.
Box 12 Folder 5
Outgoing, 1942-1943.
Box 12 Folder 6
Outgoing, 1944-1946.
Box 12 Folder 7
Unidentified outgoing, 1943-1946; outgoing, n.d.
Box 12 Folder 8
Third party, 1939-1948.
Box 12 Folder 9
Third party, 1947-1955.
Box 12 Folder 10
Memoranda, 1941-1944.
Box 12 Folder 11
Memoranda, 1945-1948, n.d.
Box 12 Folder 12
Booklet re government travel regulations, 1939.
Box 12 Folder 13
Travel expenses, 1942.
Box 12 Folder 14
Travel expenses, 1943.
Box 12 Folder 15
Travel expenses, 1944.
Box 12 Folder 16
Travel expenses, 1945-1946.
Box 12 Folder 17
Telegraph and telephone receipts, 1941-1943.
Box 12 Folder 18
Telegraph and telephone receipts, 1944-1947.
Box 12 Folder 19
Miscellaneous finances, 1940-1943, n.d.
Box 12 Folder 20
1941, July 31.
Box 12 Folder 21
1941, Aug. 7 (1).
Box 12 Folder 22
1941, Aug. 7 (2).
Box 12 Folder 23
1941, Aug. 22 (1).
Box 12 Folder 24
1941, Aug. 22 (2).
Box 12 Folder 25
1941, Sept. 4 - Sept. 8.
Box 12 Folder 26
1941, Sept. 8.
Box 12 Folder 27
1941, Sept. 11.
Box 12 Folder 28
1941, Oct. 17 - Dec. 18.
Box 12 Folder 29
1941, Dec. 19 - 1942, Feb. 12.
Box 12 Folder 30
1942, Feb. 26 - May 15.
Box 12 Folder 31
1942, May 21 - July 2.
Box 12 Folder 32
1942, July 3 - July 30.
Box 12 Folder 33
1942, Aug. 28 - Sept. 1.
Box 12 Folder 34
1942, Sept. 2 - Oct. 29.
Box 12 Folder 35
1942, Nov. 7 - Dec. 29.
Box 12 Folder 36
1942, Dec. 30 - 1943, Feb. 11.
Box 12 Folder 37
1943, Mar. 4 - Apr. 9.
Box 12 Folder 38
1943, Apr. 19 - May 27.
Box 12 Folder 39
1943, June 10 - July 1.
Box 12 Folder 40
1943, July 29 - Aug. 26.
Box 12 Folder 41
1943, Sept. 9 - Oct. 28.
Box 12 Folder 42
1943, Nov. 18 - 1944, Jan. 20.
Box 12 Folder 43
1944, Feb. 3 - Apr. 13.
Box 12 Folder 44
1944, May 4 - May 18.
Box 12 Folder 45
1944, May 25 - June 23.
Box 12 Folder 46
1944, July 19 - Aug. 29.
Box 12 Folder 47
Speeches by ANR, 1943-1944.
Box 12 Folder 48
Speeches by ANR, 1945-1946, n.d.
Box 12 Folder 49
Speeches by Chester Keefer, 1944, n.d.
Box 12 Folder 50
(1).
Box 12 Folder 51
(2).
Box 12 Folder 52
(3).
Box 13 Folder 1
(4).
Box 13 Folder 2
(5).
Box 13 Folder 3
(6).
Box 13 Folder 4
(7).
Box 13 Folder 5
(8).
Box 13 Folder 6
(9).
Box 13 Folder 7
(10).
Box 13 Folder 8
(11).
Box 13 Folder 9
Report on oxygen therapy, 1944.
Box 13 Folder 10
Articles, 1940-1947.
Box 13 Folder 11
Experiments, 1941-1943, n.d.
Box 13 Folder 12
Re military draft, 1943-1945, n.d.
Box 13 Folder 13
Notes.
Box 13 Folder 14
Miscellaneous, 1942-1948.
Box 13 Folder 15
Committee to Study Dust Control: Correspondence, 1946-1948.
Box 13 Folder 16
Committee to Study Dust Control: Finances, meeting minutes, purpose, and notes, 1946-1948, n.d.
Box 13 Folder 17
1931-1933.
Box 13 Folder 18
1934-1935.
Box 13 Folder 19
1936-1937.
Box 13 Folder 20
1938-1939.
Box 13 Folder 21
1940-1958.
Box 13 Folder 22
1931-1933.
Box 13 Folder 23
1934.
Box 13 Folder 24
1935.
Box 13 Folder 25
1936.
Box 13 Folder 26
1937.
Box 13 Folder 27
1938-1939.
Box 13 Folder 28
1940.
Box 13 Folder 29
1941.
Box 13 Folder 30
1942-1943.
Box 13 Folder 31
1944-1958.
Box 13 Folder 32
Third party, 1938-1946.
Box 13 Folder 33
Meeting minutes, 1940-1945.
Box 13 Folder 34
Ledger, 1932-1941 (1).
Box 13 Folder 35
Ledger, 1932-1941 (2).
Box 13 Folder 36
Ledger, 1932-1941 (3).
Box 13 Folder 37
1931-1932.
Box 13 Folder 38
1933-1934.
Box 13 Folder 39
1935.
Box 13 Folder 40
1936.
Box 13 Folder 41
1937.
Box 13 Folder 42
1938.
Box 13 Folder 43
1939.
Box 13 Folder 44
1940-1943.
Box 13 Folder 45
n.d.
Box 13 Folder 46
Articles, 1941-1946.
Box 13 Folder 47
Articles, n.d.
Box 13 Folder 48
Articles, n.d.
Box 13 Folder 49
Reprints, 1934-1945.
Box 13 Folder 50
Publication lists, 1932-1933, n.d.
Box 14 Folder 1
Notes and memoranda, 1939-1940, n.d.
Box 14 Folder 2
Proposals, 1941-1945, n.d.
Box 14 Folder 3
Project summaries, 1931-1939.
Box 14 Folder 4
Project summaries, 1939-1940.
Box 14 Folder 5
Project summaries, n.d.
Box 14 Folder 6
Draft of report, n.d.
Box 14 Folder 7
1931.