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Letter from Virginia Apgar to Hans Karl Wendl

 Digital Record
Identifier: ms0504-12-7-5-1


  • Creation: 1963-11-22

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Virginia Apgar Papers (LD 7082.18 Apgar)

Existence and Location of Originals

Series 7: Apgar Score Material; Box 12; Folder 5

Physical Description



21.5 cm x 28 cm

General Note


General Note

The Apgar method of evaluating newborns was adopted in hospitals all over the world. In this letter, Apgar responded to Wendl's letter about the German version of the scoring system and made a few suggestions.; NOTE: Handwritten text at bottom of page reads: Intragastric Oxygen, 2 parts, Hazards to Continuum of Genetic Potential.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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