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John H. Gibbon Papers 1930-1981
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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 hmdref@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.