Daniel J. McCarty, MD papers

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MS 080

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Daniel J. McCarty, MD papers


  • 1960-1989 (Creation)


3.5 cubic feet (7 boxes)

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Biographical history

Dr. McCarty was born in Pennsylvania, possibly in Upper Darby, on October 31, 1928. He earned is BS from Villanova in 1950 and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1954. He was a rheumatologist specializing in pseudogout, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis who taught in several academic institutions, including Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital in Philadelphia, the University of Chicago medical school, and the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He came to Wisconisn in 1974 after seven years at the University of Chicago and supervised the founding of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Arthritis Institute in 1989. He was a visiting professor at the University of Texas Medical School.

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Daniel J. McCarty, MD's papers primarily relate to the Arthritis Foundation and the American Rheumatism Association. Documents relate to committees, board material, and other subjects. In addition, there are a number of reprints. While the reprints date as early as 1960, the professional organization records that make up most of the collection come from the late 1970s and 1980s.

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This collection is open for research.

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The collection is in good condition.

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Copyright restrictions may apply. Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through the repository, McGovern Historical Center.

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  • English

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Daniel J. McCarty, MD.

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  • Citation: Daniel J. McCarty, MD papers; MS 080; McGovern Historical Center, Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
  • Processing information: Inventory by Gina Leonard, February 2023. Uploaded to AToM and front matter updated by Matt Richardson, February 2023.

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Inventory by Gina Leonard, February 2023. Uploaded to AToM and front matter updated by Matt Richardson, February 2023.

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