Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, research manuscripts, reprints, reports, aviation industry publications, photographs, slides, newsclippings, and artifacts document the distinguished medical research career of Harold Lamport, best known for his groundbreaking work in hemodynamics and the improvement of antigravity flight suits, iron lung devices, and high-frequency sound wave devices for fragmenting kidney and gall stones.
Reports, meeting minutes, photographs, and speeches collected by John F. Fulton for Yale's Aeromedical Research Unit and the National Research Council's Division of Medical Services document military and aviation physiological studies.
Dr. John H. Gibbon invented the first artificial heart-lung machine and performed the first human open heart operation. The collection includes material on this subject as well as some biographical and genealogical data.
Dr. Shelesnyak received his doctorate from Columbia University, and taught physiology, pharmacology, and human growth and development. Includes biographical data, correspondence files with individuals and organizations, U.S. Navy material relating to arctic research, meetings, and conference data, reviews, and publications.
The Society of General Physiologists was organized in 1945 under the leadership of R. Chambers, E. N. Harvey, L. V. Heilbrunn and M. H. Jacobs. Its purpose was to promote and advance the subject of general physiology and to provide a structure for general physiologists of different training and backgrounds to meet and exchange ideas. The archives of the Society as found in the National Library of Medicine are an amalgam of several different collections of records.