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Letter from Virginia Apgar to Paul A. Harper

 Digital Record
Identifier: ms0504-5-2-7-1


  • 1958-03-24

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Virginia Apgar Papers (LD 7082.18 Apgar)

Existence and Location of Originals

Series 2: Correspondence; Box 5; Folder 7

Physical Description


General Note

Sent in response to Harper's request for seminar outlines, this letter included the outlines, which demonstrate how Apgar conceptualized delivery-room problems after several decades' experience with them, and an essay, The Perinatal Problem, in which she discussed the need for a national medical education program in the emerging field of neonatology.

Processing Information

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Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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