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Finding Aid to the Ernest M. Daland Papers, 1898-1980

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff, Jim Labosier
Processing Completed 1983, 2006
Encoded by Jim Labosier


Summary Information
Title: Ernest M. Daland Papers
Creator: Daland, Ernest Merrill, 1891-1981
Dates: 1898-1980
Extent: 2.52 linear feet (7 boxes)
Abstract:
Daland specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. He was the first Chief of Staff at the Pondville Hospital (Boston, Mass.), a position he held from 1927 until 1959.

Call number: MS C 391
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

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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Preferred Citation:

Daland, Ernest Merrill. Ernest M. Daland Papers. 1898-1980. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 391.

Provenance:

Gift, Charles T. Reynolds and Geneva Daland, 1982.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the Ernest M. Daland Papers, 1898-1980

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff, Jim Labosier
Processing Completed 1983, 2006
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Descriptive Summary

Daland, Ernest Merrill, 1891-1981Ernest M. Daland Papers Dates: 1898-19802.52 linear feet (7 boxes)MS C 391 Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling. Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Daland specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. He was the first Chief of Staff at the Pondville Hospital (Boston, Mass.), a position he held from 1927 until 1959.Provenance:

Gift, Charles T. Reynolds and Geneva Daland, 1982.

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:

Daland, Ernest Merrill. Ernest M. Daland Papers. 1898-1980. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 391.

Biographical Note

Ernest Merrill Daland was born in Wakefield, Massachusetts in 1891. He graduated from Brown University and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1918. Dr. Daland specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. He was the first Chief of Staff at the Pondville Hospital, a position he held from 1927 until 1959. In addition to this position, Dr. Daland taught surgery at Harvard, was a member of the hospital staffs of Massachusetts General and Collis P. Huntington hospitals, and was an active member of the Massachusetts Division of the National Cancer Society. He died in 1981.


Includes correspondence, photographs, and printed matter. Material relates primarily to Dr. Daland and the Pondville Hospital, Norfolk, Mass., and cancer work and research in Massachusetts. Among the correspondents is George H. Bigelow.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Hospitals, Special
    • Neoplasms
    Personal Names

    • Bigelow, George H. (George Hoyt), b. 1890
    Corporate Names

    • Pondville Hospital (Norfolk, Mass.)
    Geographic Names

    • Massachusetts

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Biographical Data, 1959-198111 Biographical data, 1959-1981 Series 2: Correspondence, 1926-198012-3 Bigelow, George H., 1926-193014-5 A - Z, 1927-198016-7 General, 1927-1970 Series 3: Pondville Hospital, c.1918-198118-9 Information, 1927-1977110 Pondville Hospital newsletter, 1976-1981111-13 Massachusetts public health publications re Pondville Hospital, 1925-1974114-15 Newspaper clippings, 1961-1982 Photographs21 Pondville staff 1927-1969, 1969, n.d.22 Dr. Daland, 1970, n.d.23-4 Pondville Hospital 1914-1973, c.1918-197325 Ground breaking, new hospital dedication 1970-1971, 1970-197626 X-ray machine, c.1973 Series 4: Cancer Treatment, 1928-197627 Massachusetts Cancer Program, 1928-195628 "The Massachusetts Cancer Program" - by Herbert L. Lombard, 195929 New England Cancer Society, 1939-1976210 Collis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital, 1938 Series 5: Reprints, 1898-1980211-12 Malignant melanoma, 1935-197331 Breast cancer, 1948-198032-7 Breast cancer (collected by Dr. Daland), 1898-192741 Cancer of the breast - collected papers 2, 1927-193451 Cancer of the breast - collected papers 3, 1934-196752 The breast - collected reprints 4, 1938-194961-2 Pondville Hospital - reprints, 1930-194471-2 Pondville Hospital - reprints, 1944-1959

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Includes correspondence, photographs, and printed matter. Material relates primarily to Dr. Daland and the Pondville Hospital, Norfolk, Mass., and cancer work and research in Massachusetts. Among the correspondents is George H. Bigelow.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Biographical Data, 1959-1981 [series]:
    1 1
    Biographical data, 1959-1981
     
    Series 2: Correspondence, 1926-1980 [series]:
    1 2-3
    Bigelow, George H., 1926-1930
    1 4-5
    A - Z, 1927-1980
    1 6-7
    General, 1927-1970
     
    Series 3: Pondville Hospital, c.1918-1981 [series]:
    1 8-9
    Information, 1927-1977
    1 10
    Pondville Hospital newsletter, 1976-1981
    1 11-13
    Massachusetts public health publications re Pondville Hospital, 1925-1974
    1 14-15
    Newspaper clippings, 1961-1982
     
    Photographs [subseries]:
    2 1
    Pondville staff 1927-1969, 1969, n.d.
    2 2
    Dr. Daland, 1970, n.d.
    2 3-4
    Pondville Hospital 1914-1973, c.1918-1973
    2 5
    Ground breaking, new hospital dedication 1970-1971, 1970-1976
    2 6
    X-ray machine, c.1973
     
    Series 4: Cancer Treatment, 1928-1976 [series]:
    2 7
    Massachusetts Cancer Program, 1928-1956
    2 8
    "The Massachusetts Cancer Program" - by Herbert L. Lombard, 1959
    2 9
    New England Cancer Society, 1939-1976
    2 10
    Collis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital, 1938
     
    Series 5: Reprints, 1898-1980 [series]:
    2 11-12
    Malignant melanoma, 1935-1973
    3 1
    Breast cancer, 1948-1980
    3 2-7
    Breast cancer (collected by Dr. Daland), 1898-1927
    4 1
    Cancer of the breast - collected papers 2, 1927-1934
    5 1
    Cancer of the breast - collected papers 3, 1934-1967
    5 2
    The breast - collected reprints 4, 1938-1949
    6 1-2
    Pondville Hospital - reprints, 1930-1944
    7 1-2
    Pondville Hospital - reprints, 1944-1959