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Dartmouth Medical School, Eye Institute records May Be Restricted

Identifier: DA-35

  • Staff Only


The Dartmouth Eye Institute Records include lab notebooks, research data, article drafts, patents and agreements, photographs, annual reports, grant progress reports, and committee memoranda and minutes. The Records document much of the research activity on topics such as detection and treatment of disorders of the eyes (including cyclophoria and aniseikonia), refraction, binocular vision and space perception and visual sensations, as well as the development of measuring and diagnostic ophthalmological instruments such as the horopter, haploscope, ophthalmo-eikonometer and the space eikonometer. Represented is the research of Adelbert Ames, Jr., Robert E. Bannon, Alfred Bielschowsky, Hermann M. Burian, Elmer H. Carleton, Gordon H. Gliddon, Henry A. Imus, Walter B. Lancaster, Leo F. Madigan, Kenneth N. Ogle, John Pearson and other members of the DEI. There is some documentation of the administration of the Institute; there is no documentation of the clinical work or the patient records.


  • 1928 - 1952


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College Required for Publication or Reproduction.


30 linear ft. (27 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description

Related Materials

Related material in Special Collections includes the Blanche B. Marshall McLane Bruner Papers, 1946 - 1956 (Collection Number: MS-768), a vertical file on the Dartmouth Eye Institute, vertical files on the individual members of the DEI, a photograph file of DEI staff and apparatus and a M.A.L.S. thesis by Dr. David Bisno. A bibliography of DEI articles is located in Publications by the Members of the Staff of the Dartmouth Eye Institute, Hanover, New Hampshire (call number D. C. History RE-14-.D37 copy 2). Some of these articles are in Special Collections, individually cataloged. The Dana Biomedical Library also houses articles by DEI staff as well as twenty reels of microfilmed ophthalmological articles, including some written by DEI staff (call number Dana Microfilm 911r).

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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