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Guide to Collections Relating to the History of Artificial Internal Organs

repositories

University Of Washington, Libraries, Manuscripts & University Archives Division



address

Box 352900, Seattle, Washington 98195-2900


Telephone

(206) 543-1879


Fax Number

Website

www.lib.washington.edu/specialcollections/



Contact Person

email

mssarch@u.washington.edu



Access and Services

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5p.m; Closed weekends and holidays.



Abstract

The Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division at the University of Washington holds primarily textual records, chiefly relating to the Pacific Northwest, especially western Washington. Materials focus on the following subjects: politics, public administration, urbanization, electric power development, mining, railroads, forest industries, international fisheries, environmental issues, labor movements, ethnic minorities, and the arts. The division also includes the University Archives with both institutional records and faculty papers.




Collections


title/date

Belding H. Scribner Collection, 1950-1978



Collection ID

MS 87-2068



Quantity

22 linear ft (papers)



Biographical Note

Dr. Belding H. Scribner (b.1921) was a physician, researcher and professor of medicine at the University of Washington who contributed to the development of hemodialysis techniques.



Collection Description

The collection encompasses correspondence, annual reports, research notes, grant files, conference files, and minutes of meetings relating to Dr. Scribner's teaching and research activities, especially his role in the development of hemodialysis techniques. It also contains papers relating to the Seattle Artificial Kidney Center, where Dr. Scribner served as Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee from 1961 to 1964.



Finding Aid

Available at repository



Restrictions

Access partially restricted



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