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Finding Aid to the Curtis P. Artz Papers, 1947-1975

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff, Jim Labosier
Re-processing Completed 2007
Encoded by Jim Labosier


Summary Information
Title: Curtis P. Artz Papers
Creator: Artz, Curtis P. (Curtis Price), 1915-
Dates: 1947-1975
Extent: 0.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:
Artz was Director of a U. S. Army Surgical Team in Korea in 1953, and became a founding member and first president of the American Burn Association. He later became Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the Department at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Call number: MS C 368
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Preferred Citation:

Artz, Curtis P. Curtis P. Artz Papers. 1947-1975. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 368.

Provenance:

Gift, Curtis Artz, 10/29/1975. Acc. #212.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the Curtis P. Artz Papers, 1947-1975

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff, Jim Labosier
Re-processing Completed 2007
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Descriptive Summary

Artz, Curtis P. (Curtis Price), 1915-Curtis P. Artz Papers Dates: 1947-19750.84 linear feet (2 boxes)MS C 368 Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling. Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Artz was Director of a U. S. Army Surgical Team in Korea in 1953, and became a founding member and first president of the American Burn Association. He later became Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the Department at the Medical University of South Carolina.Provenance:

Gift, Curtis Artz, 10/29/1975. Acc. #212.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

Donor's copyrights were transferred to the public domain. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation:

Artz, Curtis P. Curtis P. Artz Papers. 1947-1975. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 368.

Biographical Note

Dr. Artz was Director of a U. S. Army Surgical Team in Korea in 1953, and became a founding member and first president of the American Burn Association. He later became Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the Department at the Medical University of South Carolina.


Collection consists of clippings, photos, notes, and material relating to meetings, associations, and various medical organizations.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Burns--therapy
    • Military Medicine
    • Surgery
    Corporate Names

    • American Burn Association

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Biographical Information, 1948-197511-5 Army personal file, 1948-194916 Clippings, 1964-197517 Surgical research team - 46th MASH, Korea, 195318 Visiting professorships & special lectureships - correspondence, 1956-197419 Visiting professorships & lectureships - misc. printed matter, 1961-1974110 Harvey Stuart Allen award, 1974 Series 2: Professional Organizations, 1951-1975111 American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, 1966-1973112 American Board of Surgery - exams, 1951-1952 American Burn Association113 meeting, 1969114 first annual meeting, business meeting, 1969-1970115 memoranda, plan, agenda, 1966-1971116 correspondence, 1967-1968117 correspondence, 1969-1975118 "Burns in my lifetime" by C. P. Artz, 1969-1975 American College of Surgeons119 panel "Management of the burn wound", 1966120 correspondence, 1958-1975121 panel "Electrical injuries", 1965-1966122 51st and 52nd annual clinical congresses, 1965-1966123 meetings, memoranda, and misc., 1966-1972 American Trauma Society124 correspondence, 1968-197521 meetings & misc., 1967-197522 Association of Medical Instrumentation - speech by Dr. Artz, 197523 Burn Physicians and Investigators - Burn Bill, 1964-197424 International Society for Burn Injuries - 2nd and 3rd International Congress for Research in Burns, 1964-197125 New York Academy of Medicine, 1966 Shriner's Burn Institute, Galveston, Tx26 correspondence, 1961-196627 papers & misc., 1965-196628 Southeastern Surgical Conference, 196729 U.S. Army - Surgical Research Unit, Texas, 20th anniversary, 1967 Series 3: Subjects Files, 1947-1972210 Air fluidized bed, 1968-1970211 Burn centers, 1965-1972212 Burn seminars, 1965-1974213 Development of Depo Heparin for Upjohn, 1947-1948214 Emergency medical services - misc., 1971-1972 Series 4: Photographs, 1950-1974215 Awards, 1972-1974216 Dr. Curtis Price Artz, 1951-1974217 Surgical hospital in Korea, 1953218 Surgical research team, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1954219 Army pictorial center & burn center, 1950-1955220 Army Medical Center & meeting of American College of Surgeons, 1956221 100th gastric freeze, Shriner's Hospital, & professorship, 1963-1972222 Shriner's & seat belt law, 1962223 American Burn Association & Southern Surgical Congress, 1967224 Trauma committee, 1969225 Centennial awards & centennial visting professor, 1970

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Collection consists of clippings, photos, notes, and material relating to meetings, associations, and various medical organizations.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Biographical Information, 1948-1975 [series]:
    1 1-5
    Army personal file, 1948-1949
    1 6
    Clippings, 1964-1975
    1 7
    Surgical research team - 46th MASH, Korea, 1953
    1 8
    Visiting professorships & special lectureships - correspondence, 1956-1974
    1 9
    Visiting professorships & lectureships - misc. printed matter, 1961-1974
    1 10
    Harvey Stuart Allen award, 1974
     
    Series 2: Professional Organizations, 1951-1975 [series]:
    1 11
    American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, 1966-1973
    1 12
    American Board of Surgery - exams, 1951-1952
     
    American Burn Association [subseries]:
    1 13
    meeting, 1969
    1 14
    first annual meeting, business meeting, 1969-1970
    1 15
    memoranda, plan, agenda, 1966-1971
    1 16
    correspondence, 1967-1968
    1 17
    correspondence, 1969-1975
    1 18
    "Burns in my lifetime" by C. P. Artz, 1969-1975
     
    American College of Surgeons [subseries]:
    1 19
    panel "Management of the burn wound", 1966
    1 20
    correspondence, 1958-1975
    1 21
    panel "Electrical injuries", 1965-1966
    1 22
    51st and 52nd annual clinical congresses, 1965-1966
    1 23
    meetings, memoranda, and misc., 1966-1972
     
    American Trauma Society [subseries]:
    1 24
    correspondence, 1968-1975
    2 1
    meetings & misc., 1967-1975
    2 2
    Association of Medical Instrumentation - speech by Dr. Artz, 1975
    2 3
    Burn Physicians and Investigators - Burn Bill, 1964-1974
    2 4
    International Society for Burn Injuries - 2nd and 3rd International Congress for Research in Burns, 1964-1971
    2 5
    New York Academy of Medicine, 1966
     
    Shriner's Burn Institute, Galveston, Tx [subseries]:
    2 6
    correspondence, 1961-1966
    2 7
    papers & misc., 1965-1966
    2 8
    Southeastern Surgical Conference, 1967
    2 9
    U.S. Army - Surgical Research Unit, Texas, 20th anniversary, 1967
     
    Series 3: Subjects Files, 1947-1972 [series]:
    2 10
    Air fluidized bed, 1968-1970
    2 11
    Burn centers, 1965-1972
    2 12
    Burn seminars, 1965-1974
    2 13
    Development of Depo Heparin for Upjohn, 1947-1948
    2 14
    Emergency medical services - misc., 1971-1972
     
    Series 4: Photographs, 1950-1974 [series]:
    2 15
    Awards, 1972-1974
    2 16
    Dr. Curtis Price Artz, 1951-1974
    2 17
    Surgical hospital in Korea, 1953
    2 18
    Surgical research team, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1954
    2 19
    Army pictorial center & burn center, 1950-1955
    2 20
    Army Medical Center & meeting of American College of Surgeons, 1956
    2 21
    100th gastric freeze, Shriner's Hospital, & professorship, 1963-1972
    2 22
    Shriner's & seat belt law, 1962
    2 23
    American Burn Association & Southern Surgical Congress, 1967
    2 24
    Trauma committee, 1969
    2 25
    Centennial awards & centennial visting professor, 1970