Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI)
3.5 cu. ft. : 11 boxes
A Jewish physician from Czechoslovakia who escaped the Holocaust, Kisch was a pioneer in the field of cardiology, especially the microscopic structure of cardiac musculature. Kisch held professorships at Yale and Yeshiva Universities, and was for a time President of the American College of Cardiology, which he helped found.
Correspondence, most relating to Kisch's service as President of the American College of Cardiology; photomicrographs of animal tissue specimens; writings and notes; notebooks on Dr. Kisch's experimentation and research, including many electrocardiograms; and printed material, such as medical journals containing articles by Dr. Kisch, and reprints of articles by Dr. Kisch.
Dr. Bruno Z. Kisch Papers, 1904-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2003.3069 (NMAH Acc.)
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