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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Joseph Charles Aub
RLIN number: NXCP87-A20
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education, Harvard College and Medical School; internship, Massachusetts General Hospital; metabolic research, Russell Sage laboratories; World War I service; lead poisoning; calcium metabolism; cancer research, Huntington Memorial Hospital, 1929-43; impact of World War II on research; work at Massachusetts General Hospital, 1943-57; early use of radioisotopes; 1911 trip to Wilfred Grenfell Mission, Labrador; magnesium metabolism; radium poisoning; hormones and cell growth; liver regeneration; work in traumatic shock, World War II; growth studies of deer; American Cancer Society; Physiological Congress, 1929; Unitarian Service Committee mission, Czechoslovakia, 1946; World Health Organization mission, India, 1953. Impressions of David Edsall, Walter Cannon, George Wislocki, Eugene DuBois, Ira Nathanson, Robley Evans.
Extent: Transcript: 566 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Aub, Joseph Charles, 1890-1973
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1890
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Benison, Saul
Organizations discussed: American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
Historical events discussed: Coup d'etat, Czechoslovakia, 1948; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA; Coup d'etat, Czechoslovakia, 1948; Hospitals; Medicine--Research; North America; Physicians; United States; World health; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Medical care
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aub, Joseph Charles, 1890-1973
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017944-13387