These papers consist of Dr. Barnes collection of negatives, photographs, and reports of pathological specimens, malignancies, exhibits and cells. Some appear to have been used as research or teaching tools. Others appear to have been taken during autopsies in the 1940s and 50s.
Malcom Barnes, MD. He was born in Beaver Dam, KY in 1910 and received his degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1935. Dr. Barnes taught pathology at UofL, as well as serving as Director of the Barnes Medical Laboratory in Louisville. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Southern Medical Association, the College of American Pathologists and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.