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Ernest M. Daland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 391

Abstract

Daland specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. He was the first Chief of Staff at the Pondville Hospital (Boston, Mass.), a position he held from 1927 until 1959.

Dates

  • 1898-1980

Extent

2.52 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Creator

Abstract

Daland specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. He was the first Chief of Staff at the Pondville Hospital (Boston, Mass.), a position he held from 1927 until 1959.

Physical Location

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

Restrictions

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

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Biographical Note

Ernest Merrill Daland was born in Wakefield, Massachusetts in 1891. He graduated from Brown University and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1918. Dr. Daland specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. He was the first Chief of Staff at the Pondville Hospital, a position he held from 1927 until 1959. In addition to this position, Dr. Daland taught surgery at Harvard, was a member of the hospital staffs of Massachusetts General and Collis P. Huntington hospitals, and was an active member of the Massachusetts Division of the National Cancer Society. He died in 1981.

Collection Summary

Includes correspondence, photographs, and printed matter. Material relates primarily to Dr. Daland and the Pondville Hospital, Norfolk, Mass., and cancer work and research in Massachusetts. Among the correspondents is George H. Bigelow.

Provenance

Gift, Charles T. Reynolds and Geneva Daland, 1982.

General

Processed by
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
1983, 2006
Encoded by
Jim Labosier

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Title
Finding Aid to the Ernest M. Daland Papers1898-1980
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Date
1983; 2006
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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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