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.
The bulk of this collection consists of tapes of WDRB (Fox 41) television broadcasts of University of Louisville football and basketball games, 1992-1995. In addition, there are tapes of broadcasts, also from WDRB, of the Denny Crum Show, the Ron Cooper Show, the Howard Schnellenberger Show, and live call-in shows, 1990-1998. The tapes are a mixture of Beta and UMatic formats.
Three Poor Girls CDs ("Need 2 Dream," "Positive Response/No Rhythm Dancing," and "Genuine Tewligans"), with copies of fliers advertising Poor Girls shows and newsclippings about the band. The originals date to the 1980s and 1990s. Chuck Baxter played guitar and sang with the Poor Girls. This collection is part of the Louisville Underground Music Archive (LUMA) project.
Collection contains Dr. Marion Beard's papers, including correspondence, professional papers (published and unpublished), documents regarding the American Red Cross and blood banks. Also included are a casebook of Dr. William Beard and papers belonging to Dr. Samuel Beard. There are also unattributed medical instruments, including pharmaceutical scales and weights, most likely belonging to the elder Beards.
Six issues of Beaux Arts. Issues held: Vol. 1 #1 (spring 1981) - # 4 (winter 1981); Vol. 2 # 3 (fall 1982); Vol. 3 # 2 (summer 1983).
Ten items relating to the English physician and anthropologist John Beddoe were discovered between the pages of his autobiography, Memories of Eighty Years (1910). Seven, including two manuscript letters to F. W. Cook, were removed to form this record group. Two obituaries and another letter were firmly attached to the book and remain with it; copies were made for convenience.
The collection includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, certificates, printed ephemera, and an inscribed silver bowl.
The papers consist primarily of materials related to Miss Beem's retirement in 1961; Commonwealth of Kentucky and Medical Library Association certification materials; biographical materials and photographs; and an address given to the Kentucky Association of Trial Attorneys. Also of interest is a chronology entitled "Highlights of the Medical School Library, 1935-1961."