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Marion A. Blankenhorn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 451

Abstract

Contains correspondence, diaries, printed matter, clippings, orders, printed ephemera, and patient record books and transfer cards, all relating to Base Hospital No. 4 (Lakeside Unit, Cleveland, Ohio and Rouen, France) during World War I.

Dates

  • 1916-1918

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Creator

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Biographical Note

Cincinnati-born, Blankenhorn received his M.D. from Western Reserve in 1914. Prior to World War I, he was an intern and resident physician at Lakeside Hospital in Cleveland. He joined Base Hospital No. 4 when it was formed at Lakeside Hospital in 1917. In 1935 he became director of the Medical Department at Cincinnati General Hospital. Hepatic and blood diseases, and deficiency diseases were his primary area of interest.

Collection Summary

Contains correspondence, diaries, printed matter, clippings, orders, printed ephemera, and patient record books and transfer cards, all relating to Base Hospital No. 4 (Lakeside Unit, Cleveland, Ohio and Rouen, France) directed by George Crile, during World War I. The three patient record books describe chest injuries; the two small diaries are a daily record of events from May 6 to Oct. 29, 1917.

Abstract

Contains correspondence, diaries, printed matter, clippings, orders, printed ephemera, and patient record books and transfer cards, all relating to Base Hospital No. 4 (Lakeside Unit, Cleveland, Ohio and Rouen, France) during World War I.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Provenance

Gift, Dr. David H. Blankenhorn, M.D., 5/17/1990, Acc. #638.

Title
Finding Aid to the Marion A. Blankenhorn Papers 1916-1918
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Date
1990; 2003
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latn
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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