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American Association for Thoracic Surgery Archives 1899-2002
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Title: American Association for Thoracic Surgery Archives
Creator: American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Dates: 1899-2002
Extent: 11 linear feet (9 boxes)
Abstract:
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) was founded by Dr. Willy Meyer in 1917 as a venue devoted to exchanging ideas regarding the growing field of thoracic surgery. Other founding members of the AATS include Alexis Carrel, Armistead C. Crump, Nathan W. Green, Howard Lilienthal, Rudolph Matas, and Samuel Robinson. Institutional material, historical manuscripts and data, biographies, member information, curriculum vitae, bibliographies, correspondence, minutes, transcripts, programs, reports, reprints, and photographic media document the association's history and administrative practices and the professional accomplishments of its members.

Call number: MS C 355
Language: English.
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine