Franklin

Papers, 1946-1981.

Author/Creator:
Miller, T. Grier (Thomas Grier), 1885-1981.
Publication:
1946-1981.
Format/Description:
Archive
0.4 cu. ft.
Subjects:
Psychiatric clinics -- History.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Correspondence.
Biography/History:
Medical educator, researcher and practitioner; M.D., U. of Pennsylvania, (1911); faculty, School of Medicine, U. of Pennsylvania, (1913-1953); credited with instituting psychiatric services at the Hospital, U. of Pennsylvania, (1947); invented Miller-Abbott tube (1934) with W. Osler Abbott which revolutionized gastrointestinal diagnosis, treatment and surgery.
Summary:
Includes correspondence with colleagues pertaining to the mechanics of providing psychiatric services at the Hospital, U. of Pennsylvania (1946-1947); autobigraphical recollections by Miller of those events which precipitated the establishment of the Psychiatric Clinic; also personal correspondence with family members (1969-1981).
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