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Radford Tanzer papers

ML-102
 Collection
Identifier: ML-102

Description

The papers of Radford C. Tanzer contain book excerpts, magazine articles, personal correspondence, note cards, surveys, book reviews, playbills, maps, travel brochures, travel itineraries, postcards, x-rays, drawings and sketches, negatives, photographs, slides, DVD's and glass slides.

The collection documents the personal and professional life of Radford Chapple Tanzer, M.D., though primarily his work in reconstructive surgery. Specifically the papers document Tanzer's ground breaking work in the reconstruction of ears and showcases the combination of artistic and scientific skills needed for such work. The collection holds Tanzer’s patient files, both from the U.S. Army and from general practice, planning materials for symposiums, papers published by different doctors in the field of reconstructive surgery, and personal documents both from travel and from living in Hanover, New Hampshire including a set of slides documenting the Dartmouth Winter Carnival's of 1947 and 1949.

Dates

  • 1921 - 2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to patient records restricted for 80 years from date of creation

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

69 linear ft. (48 Boxes)

Overview

Radford Chapple Tanzer (1905-2003), plastic surgeon. Dartmouth College Clas of 1925. The papers contain book excerpts, magazine articles, personal correspondence, note cards, surveys, book reviews, playbills, maps, travel brochures, travel itineraries, postcards, x-rays, drawings and sketches, negatives, photographs, slides, and glass slides documenting Tanzer's personal and professional life and particularly his ground breaking work in the reconstruction of ears.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA