J. Curtis Lamp Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1412
Creators:
Lamp, Robert A.
Lamp, J. Curtis
Dates:
1942 - 1988
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers document the life and career of surgeon J. Curtis Lamp, a plastic surgeon who specialized in reconstructive facial surgery for soldiers with traumatic combat injuries. The collection includes case studies, statistics, photographs of patients (some are close-ups of their injuries), journal articles by Dr. Lamp and by others, letters between Lamp and his wife during Lamp's military service, Lamp's and his wife's wedding album, a resume, writings about medical subjects, medical illustrations (including photographic copies of illustrations), papers relating to Lamp's military and veteran's status, notes on surgical procedures, and miscellaneous reports on medical subjects.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Lamp was educated at Princeton University, Jefferson Medical College and interned at Bryn Mawr. He founded and was Chief of Plastic Surgery at Bryn Mawr Hospital and Chief of Maxillofacial Service at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. He also served at Temple University, Montgomery, University of Pennsylvania, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and Alfred I. DuPont Institute Hospitals. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He died in 2015.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives Center by Robert A. Lamp, Dr. Lamp's son, 2016.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
J. Curtis Lamp Papers, 1942-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Journals (periodicals) -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Face -- Surgery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Surgery, Plastic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medical notes -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Writings -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medicine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Physicians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Surgeons Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives