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Series 7: National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), 1962-1979

 Series

Scope and Contents

Materials in this series document Dennis's work as Director of the Artificial Heart Program, later renamed the Medical Devices Applications Program. The majority of Series 7 concerns Dennis's position paper on the status of the NHLI's Artificial Heart Program and the Institute's work with the Atomic Energy Commission on providing an energy source for the artificial heart. There are five subseries: Administrative Files, Correspondence, Position Paper on NHLI Technological Development, Reports, and Research. Folders within each subseries are arranged chronologically by the first date in the folder date range, then alphabetically by folder title.

Portions of the series are restricted.

Dates

  • 1962-1979

Extent

From the Collection: 46.5 Linear Feet (42 boxes + audiovisual items)

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection materials primarily in English

Access Restrictions

Collection is restricted. Portions of the collection are restricted according to HMD's Access to Health Information of Individuals policy. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access. For access to the policy and application form, please visit https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/manuscripts/phi.pdf.

Scope and Contents

Materials in this series document Dennis's work as Director of the Artificial Heart Program, later renamed the Medical Devices Applications Program. The majority of Series 7 concerns Dennis's position paper on the status of the NHLI's Artificial Heart Program and the Institute's work with the Atomic Energy Commission on providing an energy source for the artificial heart. There are five subseries: Administrative Files, Correspondence, Position Paper on NHLI Technological Development, Reports, and Research. Folders within each subseries are arranged chronologically by the first date in the folder date range, then alphabetically by folder title.

Portions of the series are restricted.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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