Rudolph Matas papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Biographical and personal documents and papers

Biographical and personal documents and papers

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Medical practices, clinical histories

Medical practices, clinical histories

Medical practices, clinical histories

Medical practices, clinical histories

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)

Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Day books

Speeches

Speeches

Papers, abstracts, memorials, case notes

Patient account books

History of medicine; Nursing in Louisiana, Charity Hospital

Volumes

History of Orleans Parish Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society

Medical societies and associations

Matas notebooks, scrapbooks, albums, and prayer books

Programs and medical exams

Published articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas

Published medical articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas

Newspaper clippings

Photographs: family, friends, trips

Photographs of Dr. Matas and family and friends

Other items

University items

Medical slides

Phonograph records

Two boxes index cards

Four-drawer file

Biographical note cards

Photographs



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Rudolph Matas papers, 1829-1960 | Louisiana Research Collection

By Eira Tansey

Collection Overview

Title: Rudolph Matas papers, 1829-1960

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 868

Primary Creator: Matas, Rudolph,  1860-1957.

Extent: 56.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged as follows: biographical and personal documents and papers of Rudolph Matas; correspondence, both personal and professional; medical practice and clinical histories; sketches and photographs of medical cases; teaching lectures, syllabi, and notes; diaries; speeches; papers, abstracts, memorials, and case notes; patient account books; history of medicine manuscript; Charity Hospital history; Louisiana State Medical Society and Orleans Parish Medical Society materials; published articles of Dr. Matas and others; newspaper clippings; photographs;  Matas decorations, medals, and oral history; Tulane University items; medical slides; phonograph records; biographical bibliography index cards; file drawer of bibliographical cards, and oversized items. The collection consists of 56 boxes and one oversize folder. It is 81 linear feet.

Date Acquired: 08/04/1969

Subjects: Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.), Louisiana State Medical Society., Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957., Medicine -- United States -- History., Physicians -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Physicians -- United States., Tulane University. School of Medicine.

Forms of Material: Bibliographies., Clippings (information artifacts), Diaries., Photographs., Publications., Sketches., Speeches.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of biographical and personal papers, correspondence, clinical histories, photographs and sketches of aneurysm patients, lectures, syllabi, papers, notes, diaries, speeches, abstracts, patient account books, scrapbooks, articles by Matas, newspaper clippings, photographs, personal memorabilia, Tulane memorabilia, and bibliographic cards. There is a scrapbook of the Louisiana State Medical Society created during Dr. Matas' presidency as well as his History of Louisiana State Medical School and History of Medicine in Louisiana. Matas was born in Louisiana and was closely tied to Tulane University from the time of his graduation from the University of Louisiana Medical School, predecessor of Tulane Medical School, in 1880.

Biographical Note

Rudolph Matas (1860-1957) was a noted physician, surgeon, teacher, leader in medical societies locally in New Orleans and internationally, and innovator of surgical methods. Matas was born in Louisiana and is closely associated with Tulane University from the time of his graduation from the University of Louisiana Medical School, predecessor of Tulane Medical School, in 1880.

Subject/Index Terms

Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.)
Louisiana State Medical Society.
Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957.
Medicine -- United States -- History.
Physicians -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Physicians -- United States.
Tulane University. School of Medicine.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Alternate Extent Statement: 81 linear feet

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Rudolph Matas.

Preferred Citation: Rudolph Matas papers, Manuscripts Collection 868, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection originally processed by Helen Burkes in 1994.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011. Revised by LAC Group 10/17/11.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 236484935


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 2: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 3: Correspondence],
[Box 4: Correspondence],
[Box 5: Correspondence],
[Box 6: Correspondence],
[Box 7: Correspondence],
[Box 8: Correspondence],
[Box 9: Correspondence],
[Box 10: Correspondence],
[Box 11: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1881-1917],
[Box 12: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1915-1923],
[Box 13: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1924-1925],
[Box 14: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1926-1940],
[Box 15: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 16: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 17: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 18: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 19: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 20: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 21: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 22: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 23: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 24: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 25: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 26: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 27: Day books, 1890s-1920s],
[Box 28: Day books, 1927-1931],
[Box 29: Day books, 1932-1934],
[Box 30: Day books, 1935-1938],
[Box 31: Day books, 1939-1943],
[Box 32: Day books, 1944-1947],
[Box 33: Day books, 1948-1950],
[Box 34: Day books, 1951-1956],
[Box 35: Speeches],
[Box 36: Speeches],
[Box 37: Papers, abstracts, memorials, case notes],
[Box 38: Patient account books, 1942-1947],
[Box 39: History of medicine; Nursing in Louisiana, Charity Hospital],
[Box 40: Volumes],
[Box 41: History of Orleans Parish Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society],
[Box 42: Medical societies and associations],
[Box 43: Matas notebooks, scrapbooks, albums, and prayer books],
[Box 44: Programs and medical exams, 1902-1925],
[Box 45: Published articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1870s-1929],
[Box 46: Published medical articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1930-1953],
[Box 47: Newspaper clippings, 1855-1960s],
[Box 48: Photographs: family, friends, trips],
[Box 49: Photographs of Dr. Matas and family and friends, 1877-1957],
[Box 50: Other items],
[Box 51: University items],
[Box 52: Medical slides],
[Box 53: Phonograph records],
[Box 54: Two boxes index cards],
[Box 55: Four-drawer file],
[Box 56: Biographical note cards],
[Oversize folder 1: Photographs],
[All]

Box 10: Correspondence
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1950 January
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1950 February
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1950 March
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1950 April
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1950 May
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1950 June
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1950 July
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1950 August
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1950 September
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1950 October
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1950 November
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1950 December
Folder 13: Correspondence, miscellaneous undated
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1951 January
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1951 February
Folder 16: Correspondence, 1951 March
Folder 17: Correspondence, 1951 April
Folder 18: Correspondence, 1951 May
Folder 19: Correspondence, 1951 June
Folder 20: Correspondence, 1951 July
Folder 21: Correspondence, 1951 August
Folder 22: Correspondence, 1951 September
Folder 23: Correspondence, 1951 October
Folder 24: Correspondence, 1951 November
Folder 25: Correspondence, 1951 December
Folder 26: Correspondence, 1951 miscellaneous
Folder 27: Correspondence, 1952 January
Folder 28: Correspondence, 1952 February
Folder 29: Correspondence, 1952 March
Folder 30: Correspondence, 1952 April
Folder 31: Correspondence, 1952 May
Folder 32: Correspondence, 1952 June
Folder 33: Correspondence, 1952 July
Folder 34: Correspondence, 1952 August
Folder 35: Correspondence, 1952 September
Folder 36: Correspondence, 1952 October
Folder 37: Correspondence, 1952 November
Folder 38: Correspondence, 1952 December
Folder 39: Correspondence, miscellaneous
Folder 40: Correspondence, 1953 January
Folder 41: Correspondence, 1953 February
Folder 42: Correspondence, 1953 March
Folder 43: Correspondence, 1953 April
Folder 44: Correspondence, 1953 May
Folder 45: Correspondence, 1953 June
Folder 46: Correspondence, 1953 July
Folder 47: Correspondence, 1953 August
Folder 48: Correspondence, 1953 September
Folder 49: Correspondence, 1953 October
Folder 50: Correspondence, 1953 November
Folder 51: Correspondence, 1953 December
Folder 52: Correspondence, miscellaneous
Folder 53: Correspondence, 1954 January
Folder 54: Correspondence, 1954 February
Folder 55: Correspondence, 1954 March
Folder 56: Correspondence, 1954 April
Folder 57: Correspondence, 1954 May
Folder 58: Correspondence, 1954 June
Folder 59: Correspondence, 1954 July
Folder 60: Correspondence, 1954 August
Folder 61: Correspondence, 1954 September
Folder 62: Correspondence, 1954 October
Folder 63: Correspondence, 1954 November
Folder 64: Correspondence, 1954 December
Folder 65: Correspondence, 1955 January
Folder 66: Correspondence, 1955 February
Folder 67: Correspondence, 1955 March
Folder 68: Correspondence, 1955 April
Folder 69: Correspondence, 1955 May
Folder 70: Correspondence, 1955 June
Folder 71: Correspondence, 1955 July
Folder 72: Correspondence, 1955 August
Folder 73: Correspondence, 1955 September
Folder 74: Correspondence, 1955 October
Folder 75: Correspondence, 1955 November
Folder 76: Correspondence, 1955 December
Folder 77: Correspondence, miscellaneous
Folder 78: Correspondence, 1956 January
Folder 79: Correspondence, 1956 February
Folder 80: Correspondence, 1956 March
Folder 81: Correspondence, 1956 April
Folder 82: Correspondence, 1956 May
Folder 83: Correspondence, 1956 June
Folder 84: Correspondence, 1956 July
Folder 85: Correspondence, 1956 September
Folder 86: Correspondence, 1956 November
Folder 87: Correspondence, 1956 December
Folder 88: Correspondence, miscellaneous
Folder 89: Correspondence, 1957 January
Folder 90: Correspondence, 1957 February
Folder 91: Correspondence, 1957 March
Folder 92: Correspondence, 1957 April
Folder 93: Correspondence, 1957 May
Folder 94: Correspondence, 1957 August
Folder 95: Correspondence, 1957 October
Folder 96: Correspondence, 1957 November
Folder 97: Correspondence, 1957 December
Folder 98: Correspondence, miscellaneous
Folder 99: Correspondence, 1958 January
Folder 100: Correspondence, 1958 February
Folder 101: Correspondence, 1958 March
Folder 102: Correspondence, 1958 April
Folder 103: Correspondence, 1958 May
Folder 104: Correspondence, 1958 June
Folder 105: Correspondence, 1958 July
Folder 106: Correspondence, 1958 August
Folder 107: Correspondence, 1958 October
Folder 108: Correspondence, 1959 January
Folder 109: Correspondence, 1959 May
Folder 110: Correspondence, 1959 July
Folder 111: Correspondence, 1967 January
Folder 112: Correspondence, 1960 May
Folder 113: Correspondence, 1960 June
Folder 114: Correspondence, 1960 July
Folder 115: Correspondence, 1960 August

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 2: Biographical and personal documents and papers],
[Box 3: Correspondence],
[Box 4: Correspondence],
[Box 5: Correspondence],
[Box 6: Correspondence],
[Box 7: Correspondence],
[Box 8: Correspondence],
[Box 9: Correspondence],
[Box 10: Correspondence],
[Box 11: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1881-1917],
[Box 12: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1915-1923],
[Box 13: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1924-1925],
[Box 14: Medical practices, clinical histories, 1926-1940],
[Box 15: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 16: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 17: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 18: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients],
[Box 19: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 20: Photos, sketches of aneurysm patients (oversize)],
[Box 21: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 22: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 23: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 24: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 25: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 26: Teaching lectures, syllabi, papers, notes],
[Box 27: Day books, 1890s-1920s],
[Box 28: Day books, 1927-1931],
[Box 29: Day books, 1932-1934],
[Box 30: Day books, 1935-1938],
[Box 31: Day books, 1939-1943],
[Box 32: Day books, 1944-1947],
[Box 33: Day books, 1948-1950],
[Box 34: Day books, 1951-1956],
[Box 35: Speeches],
[Box 36: Speeches],
[Box 37: Papers, abstracts, memorials, case notes],
[Box 38: Patient account books, 1942-1947],
[Box 39: History of medicine; Nursing in Louisiana, Charity Hospital],
[Box 40: Volumes],
[Box 41: History of Orleans Parish Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society],
[Box 42: Medical societies and associations],
[Box 43: Matas notebooks, scrapbooks, albums, and prayer books],
[Box 44: Programs and medical exams, 1902-1925],
[Box 45: Published articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1870s-1929],
[Box 46: Published medical articles of Dr. Rudolph Matas, 1930-1953],
[Box 47: Newspaper clippings, 1855-1960s],
[Box 48: Photographs: family, friends, trips],
[Box 49: Photographs of Dr. Matas and family and friends, 1877-1957],
[Box 50: Other items],
[Box 51: University items],
[Box 52: Medical slides],
[Box 53: Phonograph records],
[Box 54: Two boxes index cards],
[Box 55: Four-drawer file],
[Box 56: Biographical note cards],
[Oversize folder 1: Photographs],
[All]


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