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Dr. Bruno Z. Kisch Papers, 1904-1968

Creator:
Kisch, Bruno Z. 1890-1966
Collector:
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Physical description:
3.5 cu. ft. : 11 boxes
Type:
Electron micrographs
Collection descriptions
Photomicrographs
Laboratory notebooks
Photographs
Correspondence
Technical literature
Reprints
Date:
1949
1949-1955
1904-1968
1890-1920
20th century
Notes:
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Dr. Bruno Z. Kisch Papers, 1904-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Electron microscopy
Microscopy
Medicine--Research
Cardiology
Medical sciences
Photomicrography
Local number:
2003.3069 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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