School of Medicine Records, 1848-2005
The Indiana University School of Medicine emerged from a number of private, proprietary medical schools that existed in Indianapolis in the nineteenth century. The most important of these private medical schools were the Medical College of Indiana and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, both of which operated in Indianapolis. In the first decade of the twentieth century efforts began to try to merge these private schools under the state universities then in Indiana, Purdue University and Indiana University. The merger of several medical schools under Purdue University was short-lived. In 1903 Indiana University established first year (classroom) medical studies at Bloomington, and in 1907 merged with the Medical College of Indiana and the remnant of the Purdue medical school to establish clinical instruction in Indianapolis. In subsequent years the School of Medicine was housed in a large campus with several hospitals, clinical, and research facilities. First year medical studies were moved to Indianapolis by the 1950s.
Records include correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, and other records.
Personnel and student records and other personal information in these records are restricted. All other material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.
Cite as: Indiana University School of Medicine Records, 1848-2005, Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives, University Library, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
Accessions: RG 3, RG 39, RG 122, A78-6, A79-29, A80-9, A83-4, A83-27, A84-10, A85-13, A85-15, A85-33, A85-36, A86-9, A87-10, A87-25, A87-27, A87-49, A87-56, A88-36, A89-16, A89-35, A90-23, A92-42, A94-44, A94-97, A95-10, A1999/00-007, A1999/00-027, A2000/01-003, A2000/01-004, A2000/01-040, A2000/01-045, A2000/01-051, A2000/01-055.
Ashmore, James Elwin
This preliminary inventory serves as an interim guide to the described records. A finished finding aid based on final appraisal and arrangement of the records of this university unit will be prepared at a future date.
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