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Letter from Virginia Apgar to Allen O. Whipple

 Digital Record
Identifier: ms0504-5-2-2-3


  • 1937-11-29

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Virginia Apgar Papers (LD 7082.18 Apgar)

Existence and Location of Originals

Series 2: Correspondence; Box 5

Physical Description


General Note

In 1937, after nearly a year's residency training in anesthesiology, Apgar was invited back to Columbia-Presbyterian (where she had done her surgery internship) to set up and head a new division of anesthesia there. In this letter, she outlined her plan for the division to Whipple, director of the department of surgery.; NOTE: Handwritten text at top of first page illegible in original.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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