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Guide to the American Neurological Association Records 1946-1968

Finding aid prepared by MA, 2008

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

American Neurological Association. Records

Dates:

1946-1968

Size:

2.25 linear feet (5 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Founded in 1874, the American Neurological Association is a professional society of academic neurologists and neuroscientists dedicated to the advancement of neurology. This collection contains administrative records of the American Neurological Association, spanning the years 1946-1968. Writings of former ANA President Roland P. Mackay are also found in the collection, as are portrait photographs of physicians.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: American Neurological Association. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

Founded in 1874, the American Neurological Association is a professional society of academic neurologists and neuroscientists dedicated to the advancement of neurology. The ANA hosts annual meetings dedicated to the presentation of research, and publishes a scientific journal (currently The Annals of Neurology).

Scope Note

This collection contains administrative records of the American Neurological Association, spanning the years 1946-1968. Most of the collection consists of incoming correspondence and carbon copies of outgoing correspondence. General correspondence is organized into chronological increments of years, then alphabetically by correspondent. Files related to other professional organizations that worked with the ANA are also included; these files contain material such as correspondence, reports and proceedings, and are organized alphabetically by organization.

The remainder of the administrative records in the collection consist of material related to annual meetings, membership, the appointment and activities of officers and committees, and the organization's constitution and by-laws.

Writings of former ANA President Roland P. Mackay are also found in the collection, as are portrait photographs of physicians.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Chicago Neurological Society. Records

Subject Headings

Mackay, Roland Parks, 1900-

American Neurological Association

American Academy of Neurology

American Medical Association

Archives of Neurology

Association of British Neurologists

Central Neuropsychiatric Association

Chicago Neurological Society

Illinois Psychiatric Society

World Federation of Neurology

Medicine -- Societies, etc.

Medicine -- History

Neurology

Photographs

INVENTORY

Box 1

Folder 1

General correspondence, A-G, 1946-1957

Box 1

Folder 2

General correspondence, H-Z, 1946-1957

Box 1

Folder 3

General correspondence, A-G, 1958-1961

Box 1

Folder 4

General correspondence, H-Z, 1958-1961

Box 1

Folder 5

General correspondence, A-G, 1962-1964

Box 1

Folder 6

General correspondence, H-Z, 1962-1964

Box 2

Folder 1

General correspondence, A-Z, 1965

Box 2

Folder 2

General correspondence, A-G, 1966

Box 2

Folder 3

General correspondence, H-P, 1966

Box 2

Folder 4

General correspondence, R-Z, 1966

Box 2

Folder 5

General correspondence, A-G, 1967

Box 3

Folder 1

General correspondence, H-N, 1967

Box 3

Folder 2

General correspondence, O-Z, 1967

Box 3

Folder 3

General correspondence, 1968

Box 3

Folder 4

Officer and committee appointments and activities, 1952-1962

Box 3

Folder 5

Annual meetings, 1951-1954

Box 3

Folder 6

Constitution and by-laws, 1957

Box 3

Folder 7

Membership directory, 1967-1968

Box 3

Folder 8

Organizations, American Academy of Neurology, 1947-1960

Box 3

Folder 9

Organizations, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, medical restrictions on driver licensing, 1961

Box 4

Folder 1-2

Organizations, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1953

Box 4

Folder 3

Organizations, American Epilepsy Society, 1966-1967

Box 4

Folder 4

Organizations, American Medical Association, 1947-1965

Box 4

Folder 5-7

Organizations, American Medical Association, Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry, 1955-1965

Box 4

Folder 8

Organizations, American Psychiatric Association, 1967

Box 4

Folder 9

Organizations, Association of British Neurologists, 1965

Box 4

Folder 10

Organizations, Central Neuropsychiatric Association, 1966

Box 4

Folder 11

Organizations, Chicago Neurological Society, 1966-1968

Box 4

Folder 12

Organizations, Illinois Psychiatric Society, 1967

Box 4

Folder 13

Organizations, Montreal Neurological Institute, 1952-1953

Box 4

Folder 14

Organizations, Society of Biological Psychiatry, 1946-1967

Box 4

Folder 15-17

Organizations, World Federation of Neurology, 1957-1962

Box 5

Folder 1-2

Roland P. Mackay, writings, 1953-1961

Box 5

Folder 3

Roland P. Mackay, "The History of Neurology in Chicago," circa 1963

Box 5

Folder 4

Portrait photographs, circa late nineteenth-early 20th century

Box 5

Folder 5

Portrait photographs, unidentified