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Vincent T. DeVita, Jr. Papers, 1964-1988

Title
Vincent T. DeVita, Jr. Papers, 1964-1988
ID
Mss. 84 D49
Extent
16.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Papers of Doctor Vincent T. DeVita, former director of the National Cancer Institute and chief of surgical oncology at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Medical Center concerning aspects of National Cancer Institute's activities, programs, and agenda. Includes congressional testimony, minutes of meetings, correspondence relating to committees and associations, articles by Dr. DeVita, memoranda, and speeches. Also included are histories of various programs at NCI, correspondence about cancer treatments, cancer newsletters, AIDS newsletter, Physicians Data Query, and videotapes of news programs and correspondence relating to Dr. C. G. Zubrod's tenure at NCI. There is some material on NCI participation in AIDS research. DeVita did research on lymphoma (Hodgkin's Disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and Burkitt's lymphoma), pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, aspergillosis, ovarian carcinoma, and breast carcinoma.
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Creators
DeVita, Vincent T.
Hammer, Armand (1897-)
Lasker, Mary
Schmidt, Benno C. (1913-)
Subjects
AIDS (Disease)--Research--United States
Breast--Cancer
Cancer--Research--United States
Cancer--Treatment--United States
Leukemia
Lymphomas
Memorandums
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Newsletters
Pneumocystis carinii
Pneumonia
Pulmonary aspergillosis
Zubrod, C. G
Genres
Correspondence
Minutes
Publications
Speeches
Video recordings
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
05/25/1984.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Gift of Dr. Vincent T. DeVita.
Acc. 1984.32 received on 6/25/1984; Acc. 1984.41 received on 8/31/1984; Acc. 1985.32 received on 6/24/1985; Acc. 1986.19 received on 5/20/1986; Acc. 1987.03 received on 1/27/1987; Acc. 1987.37 received on 6/26/1987; Acc. 1988.34 received on 9/17/1988; Acc. 1988.47 received on 12/21/1987; Acc. 1989.04 received on 1/30/1989; Acc. 1989.16 received on 3/30/1989; Acc. 1989.21 received on 5/5/1989; Acc. 2002.11 received on 3/4/2002
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Videocassettes from this collections have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
Preferred Citation
Vincent T. DeVita, Jr. Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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