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Finding Aid to the John H. Gibbon Papers, 1930-1981

History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff; Kate Long
Processing Completed Unknown; Nov. 2013
Encoded by Dan Jenkins; Kate Long


Summary Information
Title: John H. Gibbon Papers
Creator: Gibbon, John Heysham
Dates: 1930-1981
Extent: 3.3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Abstract:
Dr. John H. Gibbon invented the first artificial heart-lung machine and performed the first human open heart operation. The collection includes material on this subject as well as some biographical and genealogical data.

Call number: MS C 313
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:

No restrictions on access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Preferred Citation:

Gibbon, John Heysham. John H. Gibbon Papers. 1930-1981. Located in: Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 313.

Provenance:

Gift of Mrs. Gibbon (1976) and Dr. Ada Romaine Davis (1992), Acc. #225, 772.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the John H. Gibbon Papers, 1930-1981

History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff; Kate Long
Processing Completed Unknown; Nov. 2013
Encoded by Dan Jenkins; Kate Long

Descriptive Summary

Gibbon, John HeyshamJohn H. Gibbon Papers Dates: 1930-19813.3 linear feet (8 boxes)MS C 313 Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling. Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Dr. John H. Gibbon invented the first artificial heart-lung machine and performed the first human open heart operation. The collection includes material on this subject as well as some biographical and genealogical data.Provenance:

Gift of Mrs. Gibbon (1976) and Dr. Ada Romaine Davis (1992), Acc. #225, 772.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions on 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:

Gibbon, John Heysham. John H. Gibbon Papers. 1930-1981. Located in: Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 313.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Heysham Gibbon (1903-1973) was born in Philadelphia, PA, and was a fourth generation physician. He received his A.B. from Princeton University in 1923 and his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia in 1927. He also received honorary degrees from the Universities of Princeton, Buffalo and Pennsylvania, and Dickinson College. As a member of the faculty at Jefferson Medical College, he held the positions of Professor of Surgery and Director of the Department of Surgery (1946-1956) and was the Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery (1946-1967). He was widely recognized for his pioneering efforts in surgery and the invention of the heart-lung bypass machine. His awards include the Lasker Award (1968), Gairdner Foundation International Award, Distinguished Service Awards from both the International Society of Surgery and the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the American Heart Association's Research Achievement Award, and election into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was named an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and retired as Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Jefferson Medical College Hospital. Dr. Gibbon was also president of several professional societies and organizations including the American Surgical Association, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Society of Vascular Surgery, Society of Clinical Surgery.

The death of a young patient in 1931 first stirred Dr. Gibbon's imagination about developing an artificial device for bypassing the heart and lungs, allowing for more effective heart surgery techniques. He was dissuaded by all with whom he broached the subject, but he continued his experiments and invention independently. In 1935 he successfully used a prototype heart-lung bypass machine to keep a cat alive for 26 minutes. Gibbon's World War II army service in the China-Burma-India Theater temporarily interrupted his research. He began a new series of experiments with dogs in the 1950s, using IBM-built machines. The new device used a refined method of cascading the blood down a thin sheet of film for oxygenation, rather than the original whirling technique that could potentially damage blood corpuscles. Using the new method, twelve dogs were kept alive for more than an hour during heart operations. The next step involved using the machine on humans, and in 1953 Cecelia Bavolek became the first to successfully undergo open heart bypass surgery, with the machine totally supporting her heart and lung functions for more than half the duration.


Laboratory Notes, photographs, typescripts, correspondence, manuscripts, blueprints, reprints, printed matter, awards, certificates and diplomas provide comprehensive coverage of Dr. John H. Gibbon's professional life, especially his work on developing the first artificial heart-lung bypass machine. The collection principally consists of material on Gibbon's experiments relating to artificial circulation and oxygenation and the devices he invented, while developing the heart-lung machine and the oxygenator. These subjects, along with his contributions to the advancement of heart surgery, provided the core of Gibbon's work and are the areas within medicine where he was most influential.

Series 1 includes an array of biographical and genealogical data on John H. Gibbon. Newspaper clippings from the town named for his family (Gibbon, Nebraska) as well as documentation of past physicians in the family show a long history of medical practitioners in the family. This series also includes various photographs of him and his acquaintances, as well as his CV. Additional information about Gibbon's personal life are also provided.

Series 2, 3, and 4 (Heart-Lung Machine, Artificial Circulation, Oxygenator, respectively) include laboratory notes, photographs, and blueprints, documenting in great detail the development and creation of the apparatuses and procedures that incorporated them . While some of the experiment notes are written by Gibbon himself, the folders titled "Artificial Circulation - Laboratory Notes" in Series 3 are transcriptions of unknown sourced laboratory notes. They were provided by Ada Romaine-Davis (A.R.Davis) who authored the book John Gibbon and His Heart-Lung Machine (1991). Notes by Don Rex from the IBM Corporation, the engineer of the oxygenator, as well as notes and detailed photography of various parts of the different incarnations of the machines, comprehensively document the actual construction of the machinery. Additional information about Gibbon's experiments and machinery construction can also be found in Gibbon’s scientific publications within Series 7.

Series 5: Correspondence, contains the majority of Gibbon's letters in the collection. While there are some personal letters, the majority of the correspondence is professional in nature while at Jefferson Medical College and afterwards. It represents Gibbon's communication with other physicians and companies involved in the development of the machinery, as well as his relationships with various institutions. Letters between the Mark Company and IBM concerning the heart-Lung machine are notable.

Series 6: Awards and Prizes and Series 8: Professional Activities illustrate Gibbon's achievements in medicine and his influence in the national and international medical community. Series 6 contains actual awards and plaques and Series 8 contains many pictures, the bulk of which highlights the American Friends Service Committee in Hanoi, North Vietnam.

Index Terms

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    MESH Subjects

    • Cardiology
    • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
    • Heart-Lung Machine
    • Oxygenators
    • Physiology
    • Surgery
    Personal Names

    • Rex, Donald
    Corporate Names

    • International Business Machines Corporation
    • Jefferson Medical College
    Geographic Names

    • Nebraska
    • Philadelphia
    • Vietnam

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Personal and Biographical, 1934-198111 Curriculum Vitae and Biographical Data, 1962-196512 Genealogical Data, 196213 Degrees and Diplomas, 1959-197014 Mary Hopkinson Gibbon Thompson, 198015 Clippings, 1953-198116 Gibbon, Nebraska Centennial, 1968-197117 Gibbon, Nebraska Centennial - News Articles, 197118 The Courts - Tennis Club, 1961-197119 Portrait Presentation, 1963 Photographs, 1934-1971110 Portraits: Gibbon, 1934-1971111 Portraits: Group, 1940-1971 Series 2: Heart-Lung Machine, 1951-1968112 Current Research Data re Heart-Lung Apparatus, 1955-1959113 Heart-Lung Machine Patients - Metabolic Studies, 1957-1958114 The Normal Heart & Temporary Substitutes for the Heart and Lungs, 1965115 Support of the Failing Circulation - The Use of a Heart-Lung Machine in Clinical Cardiac Failure, 196621 Heart-Lung Machine, Publicity, 1951-196722 Heart-Lung Machine, Illustrations, 196823 Memories of the Early Development of Heart-Lung Machine Mary Gibbon, 197024 Heart-Lung Machine, Photographs, [undated] Series 3: Artificial Circulation, 1934-194725 Artificial Circulation Pump Design, 1946-1947 Laboratory Notes, 1934-193826 Artificial Circulation Observations, 1934-193527 Artificial Circulation Pump Series, 1934-193528-9 Artificial Circulation - Laboratory Notes [transcribed by A.R. Davis?], 1934-1938210 Experiment Series S #1-12 Artificial Circulation, 1938211 Experiment Series S #13-21 Artificial Circulation, 1938212 Experiment Series S #22-31 Artificial Circulation, 1938213 Experiment Series S #32-39 Artificial Circulation, 1938 Series 4: Oxygenator, 1947-1958214 Plans for New Pumps and Oxygenators, 1947215 Mayo-Gibbon Pump Oxygenator, 195831-3 Photographs, [undated]34-5 Notes from Don Rex's Notebook, 1949-195136 Operating Instructions, Diagrams, Parts & Designator Lists, 194537-8 Oxygenator Construction and Operation Manual, [undated] Series 5: Correspondence, 1930-197239 40th and 45th Reunions, 1967-1972 Individuals, Alphabetical Ranges, 1956-1973310 A-B, 1956-1972311 C-D, 1958-197241 E-G, 1956-197242 H-L, 1956-197243 M-N, 1956-197244 O-P, 1957-197245 R, 1962-197246 S-T, 1958-197247 V-W, 1959-197248 Academic Appointments, 1930-195049 Baylor University, 1972-1973410 Buffalo Surgical Society, 1965-1966411 Carcinoma of the Lung and Tumors of the Thorax, 1964-1968412 Duke University Lecture, 1969-1970413 Heart and Lung Foundation, 1957-1959414 Heart and Lung Foundation, 1960-1961415 Heart and Lung Foundation, 1961-1962416 Heart and Lung Foundation, 1965-1967417 Heart and Lung Fund of Jefferson Medical College, 1963-1964418 IBM Corp., 1957-1959419 Jefferson Building Fund Payments, 1965-1967420 Jefferson Medical College, 1966-1969421 John H. Gibbon, Jr. Surgical Society, 1969-1972422 Lake Foundation, 1971-1972423 The Mark Company, 1956-1959424 Modern Medicine Article, 1969-1971425 Philadelphia Award, 1970-1972426 Research Corporation Patents, 1956-1957427 Research Corporation Patents, 1958-196951 Review of Surgery, 1962-197052 Surgery of the Chest, 1960-196653 Surgery of the Chest, 196754 Surgery of the Chest, 1967-196955 Correspondence and Cards - Retirement, 196756 Unidentified, 1971-1972 Series 6: Awards and Prizes, 1930-197357 Certificates and Awards, 1930-197258 The Dickson Prize, 1972-197358 Lasker Award, 1968-196959 Philadelphia Award, 1962-1964510 Philadelphia Award 1970-1972 Franklin Watkins, 1972511 Shaffrey Award, 1957-1970 Plaques and Physical Awards, 1964-1969512 Tennessee Valley Medical Assembly Guest Speaker Plaque, 1964513 Lasker Award certificate, 1968-1969 Series 7: Writings, 1959-1970514 Misc. Notes and Forms, [undated] Publications, 1963-1970515 Carcinoma of the Lung & Tumors of the Thorax, 1965516 Clinical Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Including Bronchoscopy, 1966-196761 Complications of Both Pulmonary Resection & Thoracoplasty, 1965-196762 Creative Writing, [1965]63 Memoir of J. Parsons Schaeffer, 197064 Obliteration of the Pleural Cavity for Pleural Malignancy, 196265 Paralysis of the Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Secondary to Mitral Vascular Disease, 1965-196666 Preliminary Report on Gibbon's Surgery of the Chest, 1966-197067 Problems in Hemostasis with Extracorporeal Apparatus, 196368 Unpublished Heart-Lung Manuscripts, [undated] Lectures and Presentations, 1962-196769 Talks, 1963-1967610 Changing Concepts in the Therapy of Carcinoma, 1962-1963611 Commencement Citation - Mary Lasker, 1966612 Comments on Medical Education, [undated]613 "The Compleat Surgeon" - Buffalo Surgical Society, Roswell Park Award, 1960614 The Development of Surgical Research in the U.S, 1959615 Medical Club, 1967616 Medical Library Association, 1965617 Presidential Address - College of Physicians, 1965618 Presidential Address - College of Physicians, 1966-1967619 Presidential Address - Society for Vascular Surgery, 1965620 Remarks on Receipt of Strittmatter Award of the Phil. County Medical Society, 1963-1964 Writings of Others, 1960-1970621 Heart Transplantation - Printed Matter, 1968622 Printed Matter- Internal Pacemakers, 1960-196671 The John H. Gibbon Lecture by H.C Engell, 197272 Misc. Printed Material, 1968-1970 Reprints, 1963-197073 Gibbon Reprints, 1925-195874 Gibbon Reprints, 1936-195075 Gibbon Reprints, 1932-196276 Gibbon Reprints, 1959-197077 Reprints by Other Authors, 1968-197078 Reprints by Other Authors, 1921-1968 Series 8: Professional Activities, 1953-197379 Samuel D. Gross Professor of Surgery and Head of Dept. of Surgery, 1953-1956710 College of Physicians - Art of Phil. Medicine, 1965711 Helen B. Taussig Citation, 196781 Society of Sigma XI, 1967-196982 S. Weir Mitchell Associates - The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1967-197183 Hanoi (Photographs), 197184 International Surgical Group 1971 Trips (Finland, Russia, Scotland), 197185 Mexico and Buca Trips, 197186 Society of Clinical Surgery, 1954-197287 American Friends Service Committee, 1969-197288 Advisory Committee on the John Scott Award, 1971-197289 National Academy of Sciences, 1971-1972810 International Surgical Group, 1966-1973811 Southern Surgical Association, 1971-1973

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Laboratory Notes, photographs, typescripts, correspondence, manuscripts, blueprints, reprints, printed matter, awards, certificates and diplomas provide comprehensive coverage of Dr. John H. Gibbon's professional life, especially his work on developing the first artificial heart-lung bypass machine. The collection principally consists of material on Gibbon's experiments relating to artificial circulation and oxygenation and the devices he invented, while developing the heart-lung machine and the oxygenator. These subjects, along with his contributions to the advancement of heart surgery, provided the core of Gibbon's work and are the areas within medicine where he was most influential.

    Series 1 includes an array of biographical and genealogical data on John H. Gibbon. Newspaper clippings from the town named for his family (Gibbon, Nebraska) as well as documentation of past physicians in the family show a long history of medical practitioners in the family. This series also includes various photographs of him and his acquaintances, as well as his CV. Additional information about Gibbon's personal life are also provided.

    Series 2, 3, and 4 (Heart-Lung Machine, Artificial Circulation, Oxygenator, respectively) include laboratory notes, photographs, and blueprints, documenting in great detail the development and creation of the apparatuses and procedures that incorporated them . While some of the experiment notes are written by Gibbon himself, the folders titled "Artificial Circulation - Laboratory Notes" in Series 3 are transcriptions of unknown sourced laboratory notes. They were provided by Ada Romaine-Davis (A.R.Davis) who authored the book John Gibbon and His Heart-Lung Machine (1991). Notes by Don Rex from the IBM Corporation, the engineer of the oxygenator, as well as notes and detailed photography of various parts of the different incarnations of the machines, comprehensively document the actual construction of the machinery. Additional information about Gibbon's experiments and machinery construction can also be found in Gibbon’s scientific publications within Series 7.

    Series 5: Correspondence, contains the majority of Gibbon's letters in the collection. While there are some personal letters, the majority of the correspondence is professional in nature while at Jefferson Medical College and afterwards. It represents Gibbon's communication with other physicians and companies involved in the development of the machinery, as well as his relationships with various institutions. Letters between the Mark Company and IBM concerning the heart-Lung machine are notable.

    Series 6: Awards and Prizes and Series 8: Professional Activities illustrate Gibbon's achievements in medicine and his influence in the national and international medical community. Series 6 contains actual awards and plaques and Series 8 contains many pictures, the bulk of which highlights the American Friends Service Committee in Hanoi, North Vietnam.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Personal and Biographical, 1934-1981 [series]:
    1 1
    Curriculum Vitae and Biographical Data, 1962-1965
    1 2
    Genealogical Data, 1962
    1 3
    Degrees and Diplomas, 1959-1970
    1 4
    Mary Hopkinson Gibbon Thompson, 1980
    1 5
    Clippings, 1953-1981
    1 6
    Gibbon, Nebraska Centennial, 1968-1971
    1 7
    Gibbon, Nebraska Centennial - News Articles, 1971
    1 8
    The Courts - Tennis Club, 1961-1971
    1 9
    Portrait Presentation, 1963
     
    Photographs, 1934-1971 [subseries]:
    1 10
    Portraits: Gibbon, 1934-1971
    1 11
    Portraits: Group, 1940-1971
     
    Series 2: Heart-Lung Machine, 1951-1968 [series]:
    1 12
    Current Research Data re Heart-Lung Apparatus, 1955-1959
    1 13
    Heart-Lung Machine Patients - Metabolic Studies, 1957-1958
    1 14
    The Normal Heart & Temporary Substitutes for the Heart and Lungs, 1965
    1 15
    Support of the Failing Circulation - The Use of a Heart-Lung Machine in Clinical Cardiac Failure, 1966
    2 1
    Heart-Lung Machine, Publicity, 1951-1967
    2 2
    Heart-Lung Machine, Illustrations, 1968
    2 3
    Memories of the Early Development of Heart-Lung Machine Mary Gibbon, 1970
    2 4
    Heart-Lung Machine, Photographs, [undated]
     
    Series 3: Artificial Circulation, 1934-1947 [series]:
    2 5
    Artificial Circulation Pump Design, 1946-1947
     
    Laboratory Notes, 1934-1938 [subseries]:
    2 6
    Artificial Circulation Observations, 1934-1935
    2 7
    Artificial Circulation Pump Series, 1934-1935
    2 8-9
    Artificial Circulation - Laboratory Notes [transcribed by A.R. Davis?], 1934-1938
    2 10
    Experiment Series S #1-12 Artificial Circulation, 1938
    2 11
    Experiment Series S #13-21 Artificial Circulation, 1938
    2 12
    Experiment Series S #22-31 Artificial Circulation, 1938
    2 13
    Experiment Series S #32-39 Artificial Circulation, 1938
     
    Series 4: Oxygenator, 1947-1958 [series]:
    2 14
    Plans for New Pumps and Oxygenators, 1947
    2 15
    Mayo-Gibbon Pump Oxygenator, 1958
    3 1-3
    Photographs, [undated]
    3 4-5
    Notes from Don Rex's Notebook, 1949-1951
    3 6
    Operating Instructions, Diagrams, Parts & Designator Lists, 1945
    3 7-8
    Oxygenator Construction and Operation Manual, [undated]
     
    Series 5: Correspondence, 1930-1972 [series]:
    3 9
    40th and 45th Reunions, 1967-1972
     
    Individuals, Alphabetical Ranges, 1956-1973 [subseries]:
    3 10
    A-B, 1956-1972
    3 11
    C-D, 1958-1972
    4 1
    E-G, 1956-1972
    4 2
    H-L, 1956-1972
    4 3
    M-N, 1956-1972
    4 4
    O-P, 1957-1972
    4 5
    R, 1962-1972
    4 6
    S-T, 1958-1972
    4 7
    V-W, 1959-1972
    4 8
    Academic Appointments, 1930-1950
    4 9
    Baylor University, 1972-1973
    4 10
    Buffalo Surgical Society, 1965-1966
    4 11
    Carcinoma of the Lung and Tumors of the Thorax, 1964-1968
    4 12
    Duke University Lecture, 1969-1970
    4 13
    Heart and Lung Foundation, 1957-1959
    4 14
    Heart and Lung Foundation, 1960-1961
    4 15
    Heart and Lung Foundation, 1961-1962
    4 16
    Heart and Lung Foundation, 1965-1967
    4 17
    Heart and Lung Fund of Jefferson Medical College, 1963-1964
    4 18
    IBM Corp., 1957-1959
    4 19
    Jefferson Building Fund Payments, 1965-1967
    4 20
    Jefferson Medical College, 1966-1969
    4 21
    John H. Gibbon, Jr. Surgical Society, 1969-1972
    4 22
    Lake Foundation, 1971-1972
    4 23
    The Mark Company, 1956-1959
    4 24
    Modern Medicine Article, 1969-1971
    4 25
    Philadelphia Award, 1970-1972
    4 26
    Research Corporation Patents, 1956-1957
    4 27
    Research Corporation Patents, 1958-1969
    5 1
    Review of Surgery, 1962-1970
    5 2
    Surgery of the Chest, 1960-1966
    5 3
    Surgery of the Chest, 1967
    5 4
    Surgery of the Chest, 1967-1969
    5 5
    Correspondence and Cards - Retirement, 1967
    5 6
    Unidentified, 1971-1972
     
    Series 6: Awards and Prizes, 1930-1973 [series]:
    5 7
    Certificates and Awards, 1930-1972
    5 8
    The Dickson Prize, 1972-1973
    5 8
    Lasker Award, 1968-1969
    5 9
    Philadelphia Award, 1962-1964
    5 10
    Philadelphia Award 1970-1972 Franklin Watkins, 1972
    5 11
    Shaffrey Award, 1957-1970
     
    Plaques and Physical Awards, 1964-1969 [subseries]:
    5 12
    Tennessee Valley Medical Assembly Guest Speaker Plaque, 1964
    5 13
    Lasker Award certificate, 1968-1969
     
    Series 7: Writings, 1959-1970 [series]:
    5 14
    Misc. Notes and Forms, [undated]
     
    Publications, 1963-1970 [subseries]:
    5 15
    Carcinoma of the Lung & Tumors of the Thorax, 1965
    5 16
    Clinical Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Including Bronchoscopy, 1966-1967
    6 1
    Complications of Both Pulmonary Resection & Thoracoplasty, 1965-1967
    6 2
    Creative Writing, [1965]
    6 3
    Memoir of J. Parsons Schaeffer, 1970
    6 4
    Obliteration of the Pleural Cavity for Pleural Malignancy, 1962
    6 5
    Paralysis of the Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Secondary to Mitral Vascular Disease, 1965-1966
    6 6
    Preliminary Report on Gibbon's Surgery of the Chest, 1966-1970
    6 7
    Problems in Hemostasis with Extracorporeal Apparatus, 1963
    6 8
    Unpublished Heart-Lung Manuscripts, [undated]
     
    Lectures and Presentations, 1962-1967 [subseries]:
    6 9
    Talks, 1963-1967
    6 10
    Changing Concepts in the Therapy of Carcinoma, 1962-1963
    6 11
    Commencement Citation - Mary Lasker, 1966
    6 12
    Comments on Medical Education, [undated]
    6 13
    "The Compleat Surgeon" - Buffalo Surgical Society, Roswell Park Award, 1960
    6 14
    The Development of Surgical Research in the U.S, 1959
    6 15
    Medical Club, 1967
    6 16
    Medical Library Association, 1965
    6 17
    Presidential Address - College of Physicians, 1965
    6 18
    Presidential Address - College of Physicians, 1966-1967
    6 19
    Presidential Address - Society for Vascular Surgery, 1965
    6 20
    Remarks on Receipt of Strittmatter Award of the Phil. County Medical Society, 1963-1964
     
    Writings of Others, 1960-1970 [subseries]:
    6 21
    Heart Transplantation - Printed Matter, 1968
    6 22
    Printed Matter- Internal Pacemakers, 1960-1966
    7 1
    The John H. Gibbon Lecture by H.C Engell, 1972
    7 2
    Misc. Printed Material, 1968-1970
     
    Reprints, 1963-1970 [subseries]:
    7 3
    Gibbon Reprints, 1925-1958
    7 4
    Gibbon Reprints, 1936-1950
    7 5
    Gibbon Reprints, 1932-1962
    7 6
    Gibbon Reprints, 1959-1970
    7 7
    Reprints by Other Authors, 1968-1970
    7 8
    Reprints by Other Authors, 1921-1968
     
    Series 8: Professional Activities, 1953-1973 [series]:
    7 9
    Samuel D. Gross Professor of Surgery and Head of Dept. of Surgery, 1953-1956
    7 10
    College of Physicians - Art of Phil. Medicine, 1965
    7 11
    Helen B. Taussig Citation, 1967
    8 1
    Society of Sigma XI, 1967-1969
    8 2
    S. Weir Mitchell Associates - The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1967-1971
    8 3
    Hanoi (Photographs), 1971
    8 4
    International Surgical Group 1971 Trips (Finland, Russia, Scotland), 1971
    8 5
    Mexico and Buca Trips, 1971
    8 6
    Society of Clinical Surgery, 1954-1972
    8 7
    American Friends Service Committee, 1969-1972
    8 8
    Advisory Committee on the John Scott Award, 1971-1972
    8 9
    National Academy of Sciences, 1971-1972
    8 10
    International Surgical Group, 1966-1973
    8 11
    Southern Surgical Association, 1971-1973