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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Frank Brown Berry
RLIN number: NXCP87-A22
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; boyhood; Harvard College and Medical School, 1910-17; respiratory experiments under Walter Boothby, World War I; United States Army Medical Corps, France, 1918-19; training in surgery and internal medicine; thoracic surgery; World War II; 9th Evacuation Hospital, North Africa and Italy; treatment of chest wounds, blood supplies, penicillin; consultant surgeon, 7th Army, France and Germany, 1943-45; postwar German medical facilities; Bellevue Hospital, 1946-54.
Extent: Transcript: 193 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
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 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Berry, Frank Brown, 1892-1976
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Heroy, William Ward
Organizations discussed: Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY; U.S. Army
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY; North America; Physicians; U.S. Army; United States; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1914-1918--Medical care; World War, 1939-1945--Medical care
Topics discussed - Other terms: Berry, Frank Brown, 1892-1976; Boothby, Walter; Chest--Surgery; Surgeons; United States--Army--Surgeons
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017963-13406