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Ogden C. Bruton Papers 1925-1994
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The collection focuses on Dr. Bruton's medical career as a distinguished Pediatric Chief of Pediatric Service at Walter Reed Army Hospital from 1946-1959 and Army Major Colonel, who first reported a children's disease in 1951 which he named agammaglobulinemia. Many black and white photographs and color ones of Dr. Bruton's family and his career with the patient, Joseph S. Holtoner, Jr. the only patient to submit a photograph of himself with this disease. Family Correspondence and magazine articles highlight Dr. Bruton's outstanding achievements in high school, college, medical school and medicine.

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