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10081 Charles MacLachland
Papers, 1909
Daily record of patients and accounts of a North Dakota physician. (.5ft/1v)

10142 Leonard W. Larson
Papers, 1920-1970
Certificates, awards, and photographs, a biography and publications of a Bismarck, ND physician, who was president of the American Medical Association, 1961, president of the American Cancer Society, 1965, and chairman of the Council of the World Medical Association, 1965. (2ft/oversize) Records relating to national medical issues are housed at UND.

10198 Charles C. Hibbs
Papers, 1898-1938
Patient records, account books, correspondence, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to patients and Hibbs’ dental practice. (2.25ft)

10205 North Dakota Nurses Association
Records, 1908-2002
Correspondence, minutes, photographs, books, membership lists, printed materials, a scrapbook, and other documents belonging to Sarah Sand and Esther Teichmann.

10207 Mental Health Association in North Dakota
Records, 1953-1977
Annual meeting reports, minutes, memoranda, committee reports, financial records, scrapbooks, audit reports, membership lists, subject files, news releases, memoranda, resolutions, and printed materials.  The records relate primarily to administration, mental health issues, legislation, and fund raising. (8ft)

10350 North Dakota Medical Association
Records, 1899-1907; 1930-1983
House of Delegates proceedings, general files, district and committee files, North Dakota Regional Medical Program files, programs, ledger, photographs, audio-tapes, memoranda, notes, studies, and Treasurer's reports. Files relate to administration, legislation, state conventions, medical and nursing education, aging and rehabilitation issues, public relations, the North Dakota Medical Research Foundation, and local medical associations. (13ft)

10429 North Dakota Medical Association Auxiliary
Records, 1947-1980
Minutes, correspondence, committee reports, annual reports, president’s files and addresses, convention files, rosters, newsletters, programs, memoranda, and printed material, relating to administration of the Auxiliary, annual conventions, public health issues, the North Dakota Medical Association, the student loan fund, and legislation. (3ft)

10530 Lawrence D. Spears
Papers, 1984-1987
Correspondence, notes, and records generated while chairman of the North Dakota Commission on Mental Health Services and Vice Chairman of the North Dakota Commission on Physical Fitness and Productivity. Spears served as the assistant state court administrator of the North Dakota Judicial System from 1976-1989. (1ft)

10532 Stephen L. McDonough
Papers, ca. 1915-1994
Compilation of working papers data for two publications authored by Dr. McDonough, Chief of Preventative Health Section of Health and Consolidated Laboratories, a scrapbook and video aimed at promoting North Dakota to become a tobacco free state. (12ft/oversize)

10540 Clifford H. Peters
 Papers, 1964-1983
Mandan, ND
Correspondence, by-laws, minutes of the Board, the Executive committee, the building and remodeling fund, and other committees of the Heartview Foundation, financial statements and budget plans, rules and regulations for addiction hospitals in North Dakota, admission policies, management plans, policies, staff memoranda, reports, studies, grant applications, research papers, and publications. Also includes records of the Cap Care medical insurance program. (6ft)

10613 North Dakotas Citizen’s League for Nursing
Records, 1959-1982
Membership lists, national league information, and correspondence. (2.5ft)

10728 San Haven Oral History Project
Records, 1997
Rolette Co., ND
Audio interviews conducted by Scott Wagar during his research on San Haven Sanitarium, a treatment facility for tuberculosis patients. (.25ft)

10786 North Dakota Nutrition Council
Records, 1979-2004
Minutes, newsletters, membership awards, and directories, correspondence regarding scholarships, grant applications, and a scrapbook. (.5ft)

10918 North Dakota Pharmaceutical Association
Records, 1886-2004
Minutes of the Board of Directors, correspondence of the secretary and others, speeches, convention proceedings and journals, newsletters, annual reports, photographs, and memorabilia. (6ft)

10996 American Red Cross. Burleigh County Chapter
Audiovisual Collection, 1954-1972
Public service spot phonographs, 16 mm film including programs sponsored by the American Red Cross, and public service announcements. (47 canisters/11 phonograph covers)

11186 Irene Louise Carlson
Photographs of Irene and her fellow classmates at the St. Alexius Hospital School of Nursing, as well as class notes and certificates. Genealogical information about the Jane Anne Leversee family was digitized and returned to the donor. (1.25ft)

11211 Wilmer Benton
ca. 1937-1938
Autograph book and photograph album documenting Benton’s time at the San Haven Tuberculosis Sanatorium near Dunseith (ND). The autograph book contains notes and signatures of fellow patients, and the photograph album contains photographs of patients, staff, doctors, and of the hospital grounds. (1ft)

11235 Lydia Schmitt       
Consists of a scrapbook that documents Schmitt's life as a nurse, first in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps, at the Bismarck Evangelical Hospital (Bismarck Hospital) (Medcenter One), the Crippled Children's School (Anne Carlsen Center) in Jamestown, ND, and at St. Luke's Hospital in Fargo, ND.  The album includes photographs, correspondence, printed material and a memory message from each classmate in her 1946 graduating class. (1ft)

20473 Josiah Janney Best
Papers, 1889-ca. 1976
Fort Berthold, ND
Typescript by physician Josiah Janney Best, entitled, "Letters from Dakota; or Life and Scenes Among the Indians (Fort Berthold Agency, 1889-1890)," edited by Stuart E. Brown, published in North Dakota History, Winter 1976, vol. 43, no. 1. The manuscript details health and sanitary conditions and Best's activities as a physician at Fort Berthold, and provides information on the Indians at the Agency. Originally published in the Winchester Times, VA. (1 item)

20498 American Red Cross in North Dakota
Records, 1924-1947
Activity reports. (2 items)

20516 Bismarck Hospital
Records, 1954-1955.
Bismarck, ND
By-laws, executive committee minutes, financial reports, articles of incorporation and a letter. (10 items)

20534 Carroll Fox
Papers, 1960
Study of public health in North Dakota entitled, “Public Health Administration in Dakota,” by a Bismarck, ND surgeon. (1 item)

20567 Robert R. Schaible
Papers, 1965
Photocopy of a paper entitled, "West River Medicine," concerning medical history in southwestern North Dakota. (1 item)

20635 Quain and Ramstad Clinic
Papers, n.d.
Brief history of the Quain and Ramstad Clinic in Bismarck, ND. (1 item)

20657 Mrs. B. O. Richter
Papers, 1922
Letter by Richter describes the medical career of Dr. O. L. Richter, the first physician in Fargo. (1 item)

20675 Walter R. Ramsey
Papers, 1951
Typescript history of the manufacture, trade, and nutrient values of pemmican entitled, "Pembina and Pemmican." (1 item)

20877 North Dakota Chiropractic Association
Records, 1981-1985
Grand Forks, ND
Licenses, registration slips, and a postcard of Harriman Sanatarium. (7ff)

21173 Dr. Raymond and Estelle (O’Harrow) Furman
ca. 1909-1972
Consists of a ledger from Dr. Furman’s medical practice in Richardton (ND), portraits of Estelle Mae O’Harrow (Furman) and Raymond Walter Furman before their 1910 marriage, a post card of their home in Richardton, a reminiscence by Estelle Furman "The Early Days of Dr. Furman’s Practice of Medicine in North Dakota," a copy of newspaper clippings about Dr. Furman and their wedding, and a copy of the couple’s marriage certificate. The ledger details patients, services rendered and pricing for the year 1910. (.1ft)

21266 Niles Oliver Ramstad
Consists of Dr. Ramstad's Doctorate of Medicine diploma from the University of Minnesota. Oversize in map case drawer (1 item).

21270 William F. Hobart              
Consists of Dr. William F. Hobart's certificate to practice medicine in Illinois (1886),  diploma of service as resident physician and surgeon to the Chicago Homeopathic Hospital (1887), license to practice medicine in Grand Forks County (N.D.) (1896), and a certificate of membership in the North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners (1901). Oversize in map case drawer (4 items).


2097 Gillies, Victoria. 1918 Influenza epidemic
Interviewer: Scott Wagar, 20 minutes. Master tape. Mss 10754

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