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Finding aid to the Helmuth F. Orthner papers, 1986-

History of Medicine Division





Summary Information
Title: Helmuth F. Orthner papers
Creator: Orthner, Helmuth F.
Dates: 1986-
Extent: 5.85 linear ft., (10 boxes)
Abstract:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Files related to the first SCAMC (Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care) annual meetings including event planning records and tape recordings of the proceedings and training sessions. Also Orthner's personal/teaching computer 'Hardware Museum' materials--vacuum tubes, transistors, circuit boards, memory and processing chips, network cabling. His teaching materials were discarded at some point and do not survive.

Call number: HMD MS ACC 2016-008
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Access Restrictions:

Unprocessed collection. Access is restricted. See Reference Librarian 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.

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Provenance:

Gift, Carolyn Orthner, 5/9/2016, Accession #2016-008.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding aid to the Helmuth F. Orthner papers, 1986-

History of Medicine Division




Descriptive Summary

Orthner, Helmuth F.Helmuth F. Orthner papers Dates: 1986-5.85 linear ft., (10 boxes)HMD MS ACC 2016-008Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Files related to the first SCAMC (Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care) annual meetings including event planning records and tape recordings of the proceedings and training sessions. Also Orthner's personal/teaching computer 'Hardware Museum' materials--vacuum tubes, transistors, circuit boards, memory and processing chips, network cabling. His teaching materials were discarded at some point and do not survive.Provenance:

Gift, Carolyn Orthner, 5/9/2016, Accession #2016-008.

Access Restrictions:

Unprocessed collection. Access is restricted. See Reference Librarian 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.

Biographical/Historical Note

Orthner was SCAMC's first program chair. He was an electrical engineer by training focusing on biomedical engineering.


Files related to the first SCAMC (Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care) annual meetings including event planning records and tape recordings of the proceedings and training sessions. Also Orthner's personal/teaching computer 'Hardware Museum' materials--vacuum tubes, transistors, circuit boards, memory and processing chips, network cabling. His teaching materials were discarded at some point and do not survive.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Medical Informatics

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Files related to the first SCAMC (Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care) annual meetings including event planning records and tape recordings of the proceedings and training sessions. Also Orthner's personal/teaching computer 'Hardware Museum' materials--vacuum tubes, transistors, circuit boards, memory and processing chips, network cabling. His teaching materials were discarded at some point and do not survive.