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Gradie R. Rowntree papers

Identifier: KORN279

The career of physician Gradie R. Rowntree in industrial and occupational medicine and as a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville is documented with these legal papers, family history materials, calendars and journals, correspondence, literary output, and other material. Worthy of note are materials on the Louisville/Jefferson County Board of Health from the 1930s to the 1980s; Louisville General Hospital and the Louisville General Hospital School of Nursing from 1925 to 1980s; the occupation health program at Fawcett-Dearing Printing Company; Kentucky State Department of Health-Occupational Health Programs from 1964 to 1975; the Interagency Council on Alcohol Problems from 1968 to 1973; University of Louisville School of Medicine from 1937 to 1991; the Industrial Medical Association from 1950s to 1970s; the Occupational Medical Association (no dates); and the Louisville Automobile Club from 1949 to 1992.


  • 1903-1992


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Open to researchers

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests have not been transferred to the University of Louisville. For further information, see the section on copyright in the regulations and Procedures of the Special Collections Library or consult a reference archivist.


47.5 linear feet (38 records center boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Gradie R. Rowntree, M.D. (1903-1993)spent his entire career in the fields of industrial, occupational, and public health, working in government, industry, and education over the course of his fifty year professional life.


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Gradie R. Rowntree papers
Katherine Johnson
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