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Record Group: 14 C
Record Sub-Group: 15
Records Title: UMC; School of Medicine; Department of Surgery; Administrative Records and Faculty Papers
Dates: 1927-2018
Volume: 65 and 1/6 cubic feet, 81.46 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains administrative records created by the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine's Department of Surgery. Included in the Sub-Group are annual reports, faculty files, faculty papers, surgical films, photographic slides, a ledger, correspondence, case files, and meeting minutes.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:14/36/1 (A94-65)
This Series holds copies of the Annual Reports of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine's Department of Surgery (1953-1975). Included in the Series is an incomplete run of MU Department of Surgery annual reports, as well as surgical films, photographic slide presentations, patient correspondence files, and a surgery ledger (1927-1928).
(1 c.f., 012660; 1 Pkg., B3A, B2, 4)

Series 2. - C:14/36/4 (A00-100; A04-52)
This Series contains administrative records created by the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine's Department of Surgery, (1983-1997; bulk 1992-1997). The records consist of quality assurance reports, correspondence, case files, budget materials, and committee meeting minutes with supporting documentation. Quality Assurance reports include: infectious control monitoring; unplanned admissions; returns to operating room; quality assurance monitoring and evaluations for various surgical procedures; and surgical wound infection rates, (renamed Risk Management Monthly Reports). Correspondence in this Series includes letters and memoranda of Chief of Staff Hugh Stephenson, of Dr. William Davis from (Otolaryngology) and of Dr.Gregory Renner (Otolaryngology), letters to Doctors concerning problems, and memoranda concerning the use of specific medicines. Case files from procedure review cases are also included as well as Departmental budget working files and materials (1983-1985). This Series also contains records of the library and rare book room remodeling (1987), Audiology grants and research, program evaluation, and Executive Committee meetings, (1992-1997), which include monthly meeting folders, documentation in the form of charts and other supporting materials, and minutes.
(5 c.f., 009095, 009097, 009135, 045861, 114604)
Note to Researcher: Some of the records included in Series 2 are restricted and can not be made available to the public. In addition, this Series is currently unprocessed. Until it is completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.
Note to Archivist: The Series was changed from C:14/36/NP in May 2004 when A04-52 was added.

Series 3 - C:14/36/2 (A04-50)
This Series contains administrative records from the Department of Surgery in the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Medicine, (ca. 1970-1999). The records consist of faculty files [RESTRICTED] arranged by departmental division and generally relate to promotion, tenure, position appointments, and teaching. The majority of the records were created or received during the chairmanship of Donald Silver.
(11 c.f., 043272, 043273, 043274, 043275, 043276, 043277, 043278, 043279, 043280, 043282, 043289)
Note to Researcher: Some of the records included in Series 3 are restricted and can not be made available to the public. In addition, this Series is currently unprocessed. Until it is completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 4 - C:14/36/3 (A04-51)
This Series contains administrative records from the Department of Surgery in the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Medicine, (1992-1999), consisting of general faculty and staff files [RESTRICTED] arranged alphabetically by individual. Specific records and topics found in the Series include: teaching responsibilities, hospital privileges, professional societies, emeritus status, published articles, faculty curricula vitae, and awards. The majority of the records were created or received during the chairmanships of Donald Silver and James Jones.
(9 c.f., 043290, 043291, 043292, 043293, 043364, 043365, 043366, 043367, 043380)
Note to Researcher: Some of the records included in Series 4 are restricted and can not be made available to the public. In addition, this Series is currently unprocessed. Until it is completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 5 - C:14/36/5 (A04-93; A10-16)
This Series contains administrative records of the Cardiothoracic Division of the Department of Surgery in the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Medicine, (1963-2001). The records consist of meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, memoranda, and supplementary materials of the Division's Business Meetings, (1993-2000), of residency program reviews [RESTRICTED], and of the correspondence of the Division Chief, Jack Curtis, (1986-1997) [RESTRICTED]. The Series also includes annual reports from the Department of Surgery and from the Cardiothoracic unit, (1963-2001, with gaps).
(3 c.f., 103871, 134294, 134295)
Note to Researcher: Some of the records included in Series 5 are restricted and can not be made available to the public. In addition, this Series is currently unprocessed. Until it is completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.
Note to Archivist: Some box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 6. - C:14/36/6 (A04-120)
This Series contains administrative records from the Department of Surgery in the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Medicine, (1989-2003), consisting of general files [RESTRICTED] for terminated faculty and staff. Specific records and topics found in the Series include: correspondence and memoranda, teaching responsibilities, hospital privileges, evaluations, published articles, and faculty curricula vitae.
(2 c.f., 130615, 130616)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 6 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 7. - C:14/36/7 (A07-04)
This Series contains professional papers and administrative records created and received by Hugh E. Stephenson, Jr., (1950-1974). The papers and records pertain to the periods in Stephenson's career when he was Surgeon-in-chief at University Hospital, Professor of Surgery, and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. The papers and records consist of correspondence and memoranda, reports, campus and non-campus committee files, proceedings, lecture notes, presentations, publications, association files, and conference and symposia files. Specific topics found in the Series include: the Committee on Animal Care, (1956-1961, 1964); the Columbia Committee on Trauma; the Long Range Planning Committee on Bioengineering, (1968-1969); the University of Missouri YMCA Board, (1957-1965); the American Association of University Professors, (1955-1973); Department of Surgery annual reports; Applied Anatomy lecture notes, (1950-1970) [RESTRICTED]; and an Athletic Injury course, (1953-1972).
(7 c.f., 060578, 060579, 060580, 060581, 060582, 060583, 060584)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 7 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 8. - C:14/36/8 (A07-49)
This Series contains records related to the professional publications of Department of Surgery faculty member Donald Silver, (ca. 1980-1995). The records consist of article manuscripts or off-prints, correspondence, and various contractual and other forms.
(6 c.f., 021278, 021279, 021280, 021281, 021282, 021283)

Series 9. - C:14/36/9 (A07-50)
This Series contains administrative and professional records created and received by Scott Estrem, (1986-1999), faculty member in the Department of Surgery's Otolaryngology unit. The records consist of the following types and topics: general and patient [RESTRICTED] correspondence; advisor files and student research application files [RESTRICTED]; continuing education certificates; promotion and tenure material [RESTRICTED]; privilege files for various hospitals; research projects; protocol reports; funding applications; and publications, including publisher correspondence and contracts.
(2 c.f., 016442, 028081)
Note to Researcher: Series 9 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 10. - C:14/36/10 (A07-51)
This Series contains administrative and faculty records created and received by the Department of Surgery in the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, (1975-1996). The records consist of administrative correspondence, personnel files [RESTRICTED], annual faculty member activities updates [RESTRICTED], and department annual reports, (1975-1988).
(1 c.f., 043381)
Note to Researcher: Series 10 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 11. - C:14/36/11 (A11-18)
This Series contains administrative and faculty records created and received by the Department of Surgery in the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, (1980-2003). The records consist of the following types and topics: agreements with regional hospitals, Truman VA Hospital, Columbia Regional Hospital Board of Directors meetings, Thoracic lecture series, Cardiothoracic Surgery annual report, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, perfusionists, laparoscopic programs, trauma services and issues [RESTRICTED], legal records [RESTRICTED], Mary Alice Helikson personnel files [RESTRICTED], salary statistics, James W. Jones files, including correspondence, fiscal, and travel, Masters in Hospital Administration, Medical Practice Income Plan Distribution Review and monthly reports, Outreach Services Committee, and Finance Committee.
(7 c.f., 010743, 029054, 029056, 029057, 029058, 029059, 100323)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 11 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 12. - C:14/36/12 (A11-86)
This Series contains administrative and other records created and received by the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri, (1964-2002, bulk 1996-2001), including the various units within the Department such as Otolaryngology, Urology, and Neurosurgery. The records consist of the following types and topics: Executive Committee meetings, (1999-2001); departmental faculty meetings, (1999-2001); faculty and search files [RESTRICTED]; correspondence and memoranda; Health Sciences Library; equipment and laboratories; curriculum; Emergency Center and Department; staff rosters; space renovation; personnel; events such as holiday parties, receptions, and resident dinners; operating room policies; University Physicians directory draft, (2001-2002); Plastic Surgery; Palliative Care; and photographs and negatives of Hospital and Medical Director's Offices.
(8 c.f., 065017, 065018, 065019, 065020, 065022, 065023, 065024, 065025)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 12 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: Box lists for this Series are available in Room 723.

Series 13. - C:14/36/13 (A16-30)
This Series contains records of the Department of Ophthalmology, (1958-1989). The records consist of off-prints of publications of Professor Carl H. Ide.
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 14. - C:14/36/14 (A19-31)
This Series contains records of the Otolaryngology unit in the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri, (1969-2018, bulk 2005-2015). The records consist of terminated faculty files [RESTRICTED].
(1 c.f., 012785)
Note to Researcher: Series 14 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 15. - C:14/36/15 (A20-23)
This Series contains administrative records created and received by the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri, (1995-2009). The records consist of terminated faculty files [RESTRICTED].
(1 c.f., 112223)
Note to Researcher: Series 15 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 16. - C:14/36/16 (A20-24)
This Series contains administrative and other records created and received by the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri, (2007-2008). The records consist of the following types and topics: Critical Care Medicine 2007, MOCATS Research Team, and a biological mesh study.
(1 c.f., 124633)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.
Note to Archivist: The box list for this Series is available online. It can be accessed by
following this link.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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