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DeWitt C. Burkes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 106

Scope and Contents

The collection contains files of correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports on the Central Inspection Board, American Psychiatric Association; Morningside Hospital, Portland, Oregon; North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry; and Portland Psychiatrists in Private Practice (organization). There is also correspondence about the beginnings of the Portland Chamber Orchestra Association.

Dates

  • 1940-1957

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Dewitt C. Burkes was a psychiatrist who practiced in Portland, Oregon. He was a member of the American Psychiatric Association and served on its governing council in 1952.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (3 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Author was a psychiatrist. Major files deal with the Central Inspection Board, American Psychiatric Association (1954-1957); Morningside Hospital, Portland, Oregon (minutes of staff meetings, 1955-1958); North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (1940-1950); Portland Psychiatrists in Private Practice (organization papers, 1955-1957). There is also correspondence about the beginnings of the Portland Chamber Orchestra Association (1947-1949).

Physical Description

3 containers, including about 600 letters

Processing Information

Collection is processed.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Creator

Title
Guide to the DeWitt C. Burkes papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team
Date
c2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA