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President Arthur Willard General Correspondence Records (Digital Surrogates)

President Arthur Willard General Correspondence Records (Digital Surrogates), 1937-1940, contains digitized typewritten and handwritten letters, memoranda and budgets concerning an amendment to the Agreement between the University and the State Department of Public Welfare, regarding the operation of the research and educational hospitals, primarily the Neuro-Psychiatric Institute. Main correspondents include of President Arthur Willard, Dr. Eric Oldberg (Department of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, college of Medicine), D.J. Davis (Dean of the college of Medicine), A.L. Bowen (Director of the State Department of Public Welfare), Judge Sveinbjorn Johnson (University Counsel), Douglas Singer (Head of the Department of Psychiatry, college of Medicine), Raymond Allen (Executive Dean, College of Medicine).

Original files can be found in record series 2/9/1, Box 54.

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