History of Medicine
Guide to Oral Histories in Medicine and the Health Sciences
Children's Hospital Archives
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Sheila R. Spalding, Hospital Archivist
Interviews with prominent members of the Children's Hospital, Boston community: medical staff, nurses, other hospital staff, administrators, and volunteers are all represented.
1.3 cubic feet. (48 interviews). Interviews are added at the rate of 3-4 per year.
Collection includes interviews with Dr. Mary Ellen Avery, Dr. Louis Diamond, Dr. Judah Folkman, Dr. C. Everett Koop, and Dr. Robert Masland. Topics include anesthesia, cardiology, dentistry, hospital administration, neurology, nursing, orthopedics, pathology, physical therapy, psychiatry, radiology, social work, surgery, and volunteer programs.
All interviews are available as transcripts, but are not available on the web at this time.