Virginia Apgar papers
Virginia Apgar papers, 1880-1975 (Bulk: 1925-1974)
35 boxes (17 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 0504 (LD 7082.18 Apgar)
Apgar, Virginia, 1909-1974; physician and anesthesiologist. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1929. Papers chiefly consist of diaries, correspondence, course and training records, writings, Apgar Score material, financial records, biographical information and photographs; focusing principally on her education and training at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, the University of Wisconsin, and Johns Hopkins University; her work as an anesthesiologist, administrator, and professor at Columbia-Presbyterian and Johns Hopkins; and her work for the National Foundation (later the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation). Also includes a letter and an article written by her father Charles E. Apgar.
Terms of Access and Use:
Unrestricted except for reports on operations at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (May-October 1935) in Series 3. These documents may be used by researchers who complete a Restricted Records Statistical and Quantitative Research Contract, Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections.
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