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Title: William C. DeVries Papers
Creator: DeVries, William C. (William Castle), 1943-
Dates: 1946-2002
Extent: 24.17 linear feet (22 boxes)
Abstract:William Castle DeVries is the American heart surgeon who implanted the first total artificial heart (TAH) in a human patient in 1982. His collection of correspondence, medical records, x-rays, protocol and procedural documents, reports, scientific articles, manuscripts, publicity clippings, photographic images, and audiovisual materials mostly documents his professional career at the University of Utah Medical Center and the Humana Heart Institute International. The primary focus of this collection is on the experimental TAH procedures he performed during the 1980s, particularly the well-publicized implants in Barney Clark, William Schroeder, Murray Haydon, and Jack Burcham. The collection contains little material of a personal nature or from his life after leaving Humana.
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Title: John T. Watson Papers
Creator: Watson, John T., 1940-
Dates: 1964-2003
Extent: 35.55 linear feet (37 boxes + map drawer folder)
Abstract:John Thomas Watson is a mechanical engineer, physiologist, and administrator whose career has centered on the research, development, and validation of biomedical technologies for assisting the ailing heart. His papers focus on the activities of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)'s Devices and Technology Branch -- originally known as the Artificial Heart Program -- and Watson's professional career as administrator of that branch. Reports, administrative records, requests for proposals, contract applications and reviews, conference files, videos, manuscript drafts, reprints, and three-dimensional medical devices document the mechanical cardiac assist device research conducted under the auspices of the NHLBI from 1964 to 2003.
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Title: "The artificial heart: a case study of social and ethical issues posed by advanced medical technology" Collection
Creator: Swazey, Judith P.
Dates: 1982-1987
Extent: 1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract:Interviews, interview summaries, testimonies, audiocassettes, field notes, and background articles created and collected by Judith Swazey and Renee Fox as part of their study of the Jarvik-7 artificial heart's development and clinical use.
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