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Walter J. Russell, MD, DM Sc. papers
- 1884 (Creation)
2.5 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Name of creator
Walter J. Russell received his medical education at St. Louis University Medical School. He graduated in 1952 with a Doctor of Medicine degree. He is a member of several learned societies. They are as follows: Diplomate American Board Radiology (radiology), American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, Health Physics Society, Nippon Societas Radiologica, New York Academy of Sciences, Pan American Medical Association, Radiological Society of North America, Society of Nuclear Medicine. In July of 1959, he was appointed Chief of the Department of Radiology of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. Dr. Russell continued his to conduct his research with the ABCC successor organization, the Radiation Effects Research Foundation. His association with RERF continues today. Dr. Russell, his wife Mitsuko and children still live in Hiroshima Japan.
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Scope and content
Walter J. Russell donated the material in this collection in 1986, 1989, and 1995. Dr. Russell received his Doctor of Medicine degree at the St. Louis University Medical School, in 1952. In July of 1959, he was appointed Chief of the Department of Radiology of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. Dr. Russell continued his to conduct his research with the ABCC successor organization, the Radiation Effects Research Foundation. This is a record of communication with twenty-five Japanese physicians and nearly one hundred and sixty medical institutions. The collection is organized in alphabetical order and is in good condition. The size of the collection is 2.5 linear feet (6 boxes).
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged into the following series.
Series I. Japanese Radiologists - Correspondence
Series II. Index
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Conditions governing access
Access to this material is not restricted.
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Some restriction may apply, including copyright restrictions. Consult an archivist.
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Immediate source of acquisition
This material was donated by Dr. Russell in 1986, 1989, and 1995.
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- Citation: Walter J. Russell, M.D., D.M. Sc. papers; MS 063; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
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Finding aid based on DACS ( Describing Archives: A Content Standard).
Finding aid prepared by Margaret A. Irwin.