Guide to the Oral history interview with Robert W. McCollum, 2002 June 19 - 2002 July 3Manuscript DOH-38

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with Robert W. McCollum, 2002 June 19 - 2002 July 3

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-38

Collection Dates:

2002 June 19 - 2002 July 3

Size of Collection:

5 sound cassettes (ca. 60 min. each)

Abstract:

Robert W. McCollum, Dean of the Medical School, Emeritus; Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Emeritus, Dartmouth College. Oral History interview documenting his deanship of Dartmouth Medical School.

Access to Collection:

Restricted until 2023.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Access to Collection

Restricted until 2023.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The oral history interview of Robert McCollum is comprised of audiocassette recordings and an indexed transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Daniel Daily during June and July 2002. The entire interview runs for approximately four hours and covers his deanship of Dartmouth Medical School, serving under Presidents McLaughlin and Freedman, the relationship between the medical school and the College and the creation of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Biography

Born Jan. 29, 1925, Robert McCollum is a native of Waco, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in 1945 and his MD degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1948 and a diploma in public health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1958. He was a captain in the Army Medical Corps during 1952-54 with a special MASH unit in Korea. Most of his medical career was as a teacher, administrator and researcher at Yale University School of Medicine. He was a professor of epidemiology at Yale from 1965 until 1982 and chairman of the dept. of eopidemiology and public health at time of his Dartmouth appointment in 1982. He served Dartmouth from 1982 as Dean of the Medical School and Professor of Community and Family Medicine. Dr. McCollum retired as dean in 1990 and retired from teaching in 1995.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1

Transcripts and Audio Cassette Tapes

Access Restrictions

Closed until 2023.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

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