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Collection Number: 04425

Collection Title: Edward G. McGavran Papers, 1946-1962

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Size 7.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 7000 items)
Abstract Speeches, subject files, research notes, photographs, and other materials of Edward Grafton McGavran, international figure in public health education and dean of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Files document McGavran's work on public health surveys, starting in the 1940s and continuing into the 1960s, and his activities on behalf of various governmental and private health organizations, including the Iran Foundation, Inc., and the National Budget Consultation Committee.
Creator McGavran, Edward G., 1902-1972.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Edward G. McGavran papers #4425, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Pat McGavran of Chapel Hill, North Carolina in July 1985 and transferred from UARS in September 1989 (Acc. 89102).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Speeches, subject files, research notes, photographs, and other materials of Edward Grafton McGavran, international figure in public health education and dean of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Files document McGavran's work on public health surveys, starting in the 1940s and continuing into the 1960s, and his activities on behalf of various governmental and private health organizations, including the Iran Foundation, Inc., and the National Budget Consultation Committee.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: Connie Cartledge, November 1985; Roslyn Holdzkom, October 1989

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

In original folders.

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