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Inventory of the Robert E. Stowell Papers
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Description
Robert E. Stowell (1914-2011) served as Scientific Director of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (1959-1967) and founding Chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. His Papers contain biographical materials, his writings and correspondence, as well as his slide collection which documents his travels around the world. Also included are files related to organizations that he was affiliated with including: Universities Associated for Research and Education in Pathology (UAREP), Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) and American Registry of Pathology (ARP).
Background
Robert Eugene Stowell was born on December 25, 1914 in Cashmere, Washington. He received a B.A. from Stanford University in 1936, an M.D. from Stanford Medical School in 1941, and a PhD in Pathology from Washington University in 1944. After medical school, Stowell worked as a research assistant at the Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri and then as Assistant Professor of Pathology at Washington University. He spent 1946-1947 as an Advanced Medical Fellow of the Commonwealth Fund at the Institute for Cell Research in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1948, he was appointed Chairman of the Department of Oncology at the University of Kansas and in 1951 he was made Chairman of the Department of Pathology and Oncology.
Extent
22.8 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.