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Catalog Number 16.0001.002
Object Name Program
Title NIH Clinical Center Dedication Tour Itinerary, June 28-July 2, 1953
Description Folded paper with green ink. Starting areas are numbered with stops and descriptions of demonstrations.
Date June 28-July 2, 1953
Collection Clinical Center
Accession number 16.0001
Caption NIH Clinical Center Dedication Tour Itinerary, June 28-July 2, 1953
Catalog date 2016-07-09
Catalog type History
Provenance For the dedication of the NIH Clinical Center, they had an introductory tour June 28-July 2, 1953. This itinerary lists 20 stops in the Clinical Center and NIH institutes' service departments: patient care, research laboratories, patient recreation area, surgery, diagnostic x-ray, psychiatric nursing, radiation, laboratory service area, and patient and employee service area (cafeteria). Demonstrations included: electroencephalography (NINDB); emotional disturbances in children (NIMH); circulation and metabolism of the brain (NIMH-NINDB); steroid chemistry, radiation research, shock research, and nutrition research (NIAMD); composition and structure of teeth (NIDR); heart sounds and research (NHI); plasma sterilization, tested biologics, and schistosomiasis research (NMI); and radiobiology and cancer (NCI). On the way, visitors could see offices, patient rooms, and equipment.
Number of images 3
Updated 2016-12-20
Condition Good
Organizations NIH; CC (Clinical Center)
NIH; NINDB (National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness) (19
NIH; NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)
NIH; NIAMD (National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases) (1950-1
NIH; NIDR (National Institute of Dental Research) (1948-1998)
NIH; NHI (National Heart Institute) (1948-1968)
NIH; NMI (National Microbiological Institute) (1948-1955)
NIH; NCI (National Cancer Institute)
Buildings Building 10 ("CC" Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center)
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none