James S. P. Beck collection
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This collection consists of a miscellany of materials; graduation programs for the 1924 University of Alabama class and the 1928 University of Chicago Medical School, newspaper clippings, two offprints of articles (1946, 1947) co-authored by Beck and Dr. William A. Meissner about burn victims among the Nagasaki survivors, three photos of burn victims, and a combination tweezers/magnifying glass.
- Beck, James S. P. (Person)
Beck, a native of Hartselle, Alabama and 1924 graduate of the University of Alabama, subsequently attended the University of Chicago Medical School, completing that program in 1928. He then interned at hospitals in New York City and Nashville before becoming a pathologist at Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. During World War Two he was commissioned a Lieutenant-Commander in the US Naval Reserve and served in the Pacific Theater, where he encountered survivors of the atomic bomb blast at Nagasaki, Japan, 9 August 1945.
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A miscellany of materials relating to Dr. James S. P. Beck, University of Alabama graduate (1924), including two co-authored articles about radiation burns among survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb blast and three photos of burn victims.
James Oakley, 1982
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