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Preliminary Guide to the Collection of Albert Cornell, M.D., 1938-2004

Abstract

Retired Chief of the Gastrointestinal Clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Collection consists of medical and pharmaceutical advertisements and promotional materials. Included are posters, booklets, and promotional emphemera. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Advertising, Sales & Marketing History.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Cornell, Albert
Title
Collection of Albert Cornell, M.D. 1938-2004
Language of Material
English
Extent
4 Linear Feet, 1500 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection consists of medical and pharmaceutical advertisements and promotional materials. Included are posters, booklets, and promotional emphemera. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Advertising, Sales & Marketing History.

Administrative Information

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Collection consists of medical and pharmaceutical advertisements. primarily posters, booklets and ephemera. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Advertising, Sales & Marketing History.

Collateral literature and advertising materials from pharmaceutical and other medical companies, 1950s-1960s
Box 1
Printed materials and journals, 1952-1966
Box 1
Notepads, 1970-1987
Box 2
Appointment book, 1938
Box 3
Pharmaceutical and other medical advertising materials
Box 3
Physician's handbook
Box 3
Advertising ephemera

Rulers, pens, nail clippers, and other household items.

Box 4
Advertising ephemera

Golf balls, pens, drug trays, a large nut and bolt, and other promotional materials.

Box 5
Silverware from Mount Sinai Hospital
Box 5
Advertising ephemera

Trays, mugs, cups, and other materials.

Box 6
Calendars, 1961-1982
Box 7
Posters

[Some papers are fragile. Technical services staff may need to make use copies prior to researcher use.]

Box 8
Posters
Box 9

Historical Note

Dr. Cornell was a consultant in gastroenterology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and the retired Chief of the Gastrointestinal Clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Albert Cornell, M.D., David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Collection of Albert Cornell, M.D. were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by John Mayrose, July 2007

Encoded by John Mayrose, July 2007

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.