Hebbel Hoff, MD, D. Phil. papers

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MS 023

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Collection

Title

Hebbel Hoff, MD, D. Phil. papers

Date(s)

  • 1956-1990 (Creation)

Extent

1.25 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Name of creator

(1907-1987)

Biographical history

Hebbel Edward Hoff was born December 2, 1907, in Urbana, Illinois. His family moved to Washington state when he was a child and he was the valedictorian of the 1924 class of Bothell High School, Bothell, Washington. He studied medicine at the Universisty of Washington for four years before being awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University in England. He completed his M.D. at Harvard University in 1936 and continued to do research in electrocardiology at Yale University. He won the Warren Scientific Treatise Prize in 1941 while working at Yale. He was chair of the McGill University (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Physiology Department from 1943 to 1948, when he took a position with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He was dean of Baylor until his death on May 1, 1987.

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Scope and content

The Hebbel Hoff, M.D., collection (MS 023) includes reprints and journal articles, a hospital survey, newsletters, a CV, and other ephemera. The material is loosely arranged by type of document.

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This collection is unrestricted.

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Materials are in good condition.

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Copyright restrictions may apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

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Finding aids

Inventory, July 2018.

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TARO

00158

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Archivist's note

Inventory by Alethea Drexler, July 2018.

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