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Guide to the Urodynamics Society records, 1967-1999 and undated

Summary

Collection houses records regarding the history of the Urodynamics Society, currently known as the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), whose first president and founder (1978-1979) was Dr. Saul Boyarsky, physician and faculty member at Duke University, and donor of the collection. File contents include correspondence relating to the Society's activities and development, chiefly during the 1980s, and the transfer of the collection to the Duke Medical Center Library; several booklets with the Society's membership lists, constitution and by-laws, from 1978 to 1982 and 1993; printed articles and abstracts concerning the history of urodynamics; a bibliography of literature in the field (1990-1991); Dr. Boyarsky's notes and a long published article on the history of the Society (1999); Dr. Luis Perez's published article on the history of urodynamics (1992), with comments and a draft; and other small items. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.01324
Title
Urodynamics Society records
Date
1967-1999 and undated
Creator
Urodynamics Society
Extent
2.0 Linear Feet, Approx. 900 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

File contents include correspondence relating to the Society's activities and development, chiefly during the 1980s, and the transfer of the collection to the Duke Medical Center Library; several booklets with the Society's membership lists, constitution and by-laws, from 1978 to 1982 and 1993; printed articles and abstracts concerning the history of urodynamics; a bibliography of literature in the field (1990-1991); Dr. Boyarsky's notes and a long published article on the history of the Society (1999); Dr. Luis Perez's published article on the history of urodynamics (1992), with comments and a draft; and other small items. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections at Duke University.

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[Identification of item], Urodynamics Society Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1967-1996
(25 folders)
Box 1-3
Correspondence, 1978-1999
Box 4
Bank accounts, 1976-1980
Box 3
Constitution, 1978
Box 3
Ephemera, undated
Box 3
History: Urodynamics Society reminiscences, (paper, 1999) by Saul Boyarsky, M.D., 1998-1999
Box 4
Membership lists, 1969-1979 and undated
Box 3
Membership lists, articles of incorporation, and bylaws, 1980-1982, 1993
Box 4
Printed materials, 1970-1982 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 3
Printed materials: compendium of urodynamics literature for 1990-1991, published 1993
Box 4
Printed materials: The history of urodynamics, article by Luis M. Perez, M.D. (1992), with comments and a draft, 1991-1992
Box 4
 

Historical Note

The Urodynamics Society, currently known as the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), is an organization concerned with providing research and training in urology and urodynamics. It is currently based in Missouri. Its first president and founder (1978-1979) was Dr. Saul Boyarsky, donor of the collection and former faculty member at Duke University, later at Washington University in Missouri.


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Provenance

The Urodynamics Society records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer in 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Warren, January 2013.

Encoded by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, Matthew Warren, January 2013.

Small addition processed and encoded by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, January 2016.