Columbia University Medical Center: A Bibliography

A. Institutional Histories

I. College of Physicians and Surgeons 

Dalton, John C. History of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York, Medical Department of Columbia College. (New York: Published by order of the College, 1888)
R747.C7 D17 1888
Read online: http://www.archive.org/details/historyofcollege02dalt

Flood, Charles A. P&S: The College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University. 2 v. (New York? Charles A. Flood, 1989)
R747.C7 F5 1989 

Gallagher, Thomas. The Doctors' Story. (New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967)
R747.C7 G13 1967 

"Historical Sketch of the Origin, Progress, and Present State of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the University, New-York," in The American Medical and Philosophical Register, v.4, no. 1 (July 1813), p. 105-152.
Serials A 
Archives & Special Collections 
R747.C7 C72 1813

Humphrey, David C. "The King's College Medical School and the Professionalization of Medicine in Pre-Revolutionary New York," in Bulletin of the History of Medicine, v. 49, no. 2 (Summer 1975), p. 206-234.

Lee, Frederic S. "The School of Medicine" in A History of Columbia University, Book 3, chap. 1, p. 307-334. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1904)
LD1248.H62
Read online: http://www.archive.org/details/historyofcolumbi00newy

McCaughey, Robert A. Stand, Columbia: A History of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1754-2004. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003).  Chapters 1-2, 11, and 20 have the most detail about P&S.
LD1248.M33 2003

Noring, Sonja. A Biographical History of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1767-1976.(New York: Office of Professional Communications/Audio Visual Service, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1976)
Archives & Special Collections
Reference
R153.N67 1976 

Rappleye, Willard C. The Current Era of the Faculty of Medicine, Columbia University, 1910-1958. (New York: Columbia University, 1958)
R747.C7 R18 1958
Read Online: http://www.archive.org/details/currenteraoffacu01rapp

Shrady, John. The College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and its Founders, Officers, Instructors, Benefactors and Alumni; A History..
2 v. (New York: Lewis Publishing, 1903)
R747.C7 Sh8
Read Vol. 1 Online: http://www.archive.org/details/collegeofphysici01shra
Read Vol. 2 Online: http://www.archive.org/details/collegeofphysici02shra

Stookey, Byron. "America's Two Colonial Medical Schools". New York: New York Academy of Medicine, 1964 [reprint from Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 2d Series, v. 40, no. 4 (Apr. 1964), p. 269-284]
R745 St7 1964 

Stookey, Byron. A History of Colonial Medical Education in the Province of New York, with its Subsequent Development (1767-1830). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1962.
R746.N48 St7 1962 

Walsh, James J. "College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York (Columbia University)" in History of Medicine in New York, vol. 2, part 2, chap. 1, p. 413-451.  (New York: National Americana Society, Inc. 1919)
R291 W16

II. School of Nursing

Goldenberg, Gary. Nurses of a Different Stripe: A History of the Columbia University School of Nursing, 1892-1992. (New York: Columbia University School of Nursing, 1992)
RT80.N72 N545 1992

Lee, Eleanor. History of the School of Nursing of the Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 1892-1942. (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1942)
RT81.N483 L51

Lee, Eleanor. Neighbors, 1892-1967: a History of the Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Columbia University, 1937-1967, and its Predecessor, the School of Nursing of the Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 1892-1937. (New York: Columbia University-Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Assn., 1967)
RT81.N483 L51 1892-1967 

Columbia University-Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association, Inc. "A Celebration of 100 Years of Excellence in Nursing Education, 1892-1992," in The Alumni Magazine, v. 87, no. 3 (Fall 1993) 
Archives & Special Collections, Core Collection 

III. College of Dental Medicine (School of Dental and Oral Surgery)

Formicola, Allan J. The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 1916-2016: A Dental School on University Lines (New York: Columbia University Press, [2016])
RK76 .F67 2016

Kurtz, Michael D. "Columbia University and Those that Made it a Mecca of Dental Education," in Bulletin of the History of Dentistry, v. 26, no. 2 (Oct. 1978) 

Mandel, Irwin D. "Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery: The First 75 Years." Unpublished manuscript, ca. 1992.
Archives & Special Collections 
Vertical Files.

IV. Mailman School of Public Health

Ramírez de Arellano, Annette B. and Samuel Wolfe. " 'For the Study of Disease and the Prevention Thereof.' Origins of the Columbia School of Public Health," in American Journal of Epidemiology, v. 147, no. 3 (1998)

Ramírez de Arellano, Annette B. Public Health at Columbia: From the Delamar Legacy to the Mailman School of Public Health. (Privately published, 2004)
Archives & Special Collections Reference
RA440.7.C6 R35 2004

V.College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1829-1976)

Ballard, Charles W. A History of the College of Pharmacy, Columbia University. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1954)
RS111.N48 B21 1954

Rusby, Henry H. The College of Pharmacy of the City of New York. (New York: The Faculty, 1895?)
RS111.N48 R89 1895

Wimmer, Curt P. The College of Pharmacy of the City of New York, included in Columbia University in 1904. (New York: The College of Pharmacy of the City of New York, 1929)
RS111.N48 W71 1929
Read online: http://www.archive.org/details/collegeofpharmac00wimm

VI. Presbyterian Hospital (1868-1997)/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (1928-1997)

Delavan, D. Bryson. Early Days of the Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York. (New York?: Privately printed, 1926)
Archives & Special Collections Reference 
M-RA982. N48 P92

Lamb, Albert R. The Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1868-1943: A History of a Great Medical Adventure. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1955)
RA982.N48 L16 1955

Peterson, Glenn A., editor-in-chief. Seventy-five Years of Healing on the Heights: Columbia University Medical Center Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1928-2003. (New York: Columbia University Medical Center, [2003])
RA982.N5 C65 2003
Read online: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/collections/cul/texts/ldpd_9471687_000/index.html

Yalof, Ina. Life and Death: The Story of a Hospital. (New York: Random House, 1988)
RA982.N5 C649 1989

VII. Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York (Babies Hospital)

Editorial Committee of Babies Hospital Alumni for the Commemorative Volume. The McIntosh Era at Babies Hospital, 1931-1960: A Commemorative Volume to Honor Rustin McIntosh. (New York: Babies Hospital, 1960)
RA982.N48 M18 1960

VIII. Eye Institute

Wheeler, Maynard C. The Eye Institute in New York. (New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1969)
RE46 W56 1969

IX. Neurological Institute of New York

"Chronological Account of the Neurological Institute of New York City;" compilation by an anonymous editor of documents relating to the history of the Neurological Institute; though undated, there is nothing beyond 1947.
Vertical Files
Archives & Special Collections

Elsberg, Charles A. The Story of a Hospital: The Neurological Institute of New York, 1909-1938. (New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1944)
Reference
RC445.N48 EL7 1944

Pool, J. Lawrence. The Neurological Institute of New York, 1909-1974: With Personal Anecdotes. (Lakeville, CT: Pocket Knife Press, 1975)
Archives & Special Collections 
Reference 
RC328 P78 1975

Quest, Donald O. and J. Lawrence Pool. "A History of the Neurological Institute of New York and Its Department of Neurological Surgery," in Neurosurgery, v. 38, n. 6 (June 1996), p. 1232-1236.

Riley, Henry Alsop. "The Neurological Institute of New York: The First Hospital in the Western Hemisphere for the Treatment of Disorders of the Nervous System. The Intermediate Years," in Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, v. 42, n. 8 (Aug. 1966), p.654-678.

Stookey, Byron. "Historical Background of the Neurological Institute and the Neurological Societies," in Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, v. 35, n. 11 (Nov. 1959), p. 707-729.

Stookey, Byron. "The Neurological Institute and Early Neurosurgery in New York," in Journal of Neurosurgery, v. 17 (1960), p. 801-814.

Stookey, Byron. "What is Past is Prologue," in A.M.A. Archives of Neurology, v. 1 (1959), p. 467-474.

X. Sloane Hospital for Women

Speert, Harold. The Sloane Hospital Chronicle: A History of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. (Philadelphia: F.A. Davis, 1963) [a "2nd Centennial Edition" was published by Presbyterian Hospital in 1988]
RG16.N48 Sp3 1963
RG16.N48 Sp3 1988

XI. New York Orthopaedic Hospital

Smith, Alan De Forest. The New York Orthopaedic Hospital: A Century of Progress in Orthopaedic Surgery.. (New York: J.B. Watkins, 1966)
RA982.N48 Sm5 1966

Columbia Orthopedics: 150 Years of Excellence (New York: Columbia University Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2016)
M-RD725.C64 2016

B. Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

Atkins, Harry. The Dean: Willard C. Rappleye and the Evolution of American Medical Education. (New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 1975). Rappleye was Dean of the medical faculty and vice president in charge of medical affairs at Columbia, 1930-1958, and was involved in many other aspects of American health care and medical education.
R154.R18 At5 1975

Bishop, Louis Faugères, P&S 1925. Myself When Young: Growing Up in New York, 1901-1925. (New York: K.S. Gininger, 1985). Chapter 9 tells of his years at P&S. Bishop was a pioneer cardiologist.
R154.B55 B54 1985

College of Physicians and Surgeons. Catalogue of the Alumni, Officers and Fellows of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York, from A. D. 1807 to A. D. 1859. ( New York : Baker & Godwin, 1859)
M-R747.C7 C727 1859
Read online: http://www.archive.org/details/catalogueofalumn02coll

College of Physicians and Surgeons. Catalogue of the Alumni, Officers and Fellows of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Department of Columbia College, in the City of New York, from A.D. 1807 to A.D. 1865. ( New York : Baker & Godwin, 1866)
M-R747.C7 C727 1866
Read online: http://www.archive.org/details/catalogueofalumn1866coll

College of Physicians and Surgeons. Catalogue of the Alumni, Officers and Fellows, 1807-1880, College of Physicians and Surgeons. (New York : Bradstreet Press, 1880)
Archives & Special Collections
M-R747.C7 C727 1880
Read online: http://www.archive.org/details/catalogueofalumn03coll

College of Physicians and Surgeons. Catalogue of the Alumni, Officers and Fellows, 1807-1891. (New York : Bradstreet Press, 1891)
M-R747.C7 C727 1891
Read online: http://www.archive.org/details/catalogueofalumn02colu

Chargaff, Erwin. Heraclitean Fire: Sketches from a Life before Nature. (New York: Rockefeller University Press, 1978). Chargaff was professor of biochemistry at P&S for 40 years before retiring in 1974.
QP511.8 C26 1978

Cournand, André. Dickinson Richards: Physiologist, Physician, Medical Leader, Historian, Humanist and Man. (s.l., s.n., 1975?). Richards was professor of medicine at Columbia and was co-winner with Cournand of the 1956 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
Archives & Special Collections 
M-R154.R39 C83 1975

Cournand, André. From Roots to Late Budding: the Intellectual Adventures of a Medical Scientist. (New York: Gardner Press, 1986). Autobiography of Cournand, who was a long-time member of the Dept. of Medicine. With his Columbia colleague, Dickinson Richards, he won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1956. This work has little to say about what P&S was like, but much about his research in cardiac catherization that led to the Nobel.
RC666.72 C68 A34 1986

Langstaff, John Brett. Doctor Bard of Hyde Park, the Famous Physician of Revolutionary Times, the Man who Saved Washington's Life. (New York: Dutton, 1942). Biography of Samuel Bard (1742-1821), a member of the founding faculty of the medical school and for many years its Dean.
R154.B18 L3 1942

Morris, Robert T., P&S 1882. Fifty Years a Surgeon. (New York, E.P. Dutton, 1935). Chapter 2 is about his medical school experiences.
R154.M83 M83 1935

Orland, Frank J. William John Gies: His Contributions to the Advancement of Dentistry.(s.l.: William J. Gies Foundation for the Advancement of Dentistry, 1992). Gies, who was on the faculty of P&S for many years, was an outstanding biochemist with an interest in dental diseases. He was instrumental in the establishment of Columbia's School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1916 and served on its faculty.
RK43.G54 O75 1992

Potter, Howard W., P&S 1913. "Fact-Fantasy-Faces.". Discusses his medical school days as well as his career as a psychiatrist, much of it spent on the P&S faculty. 
Unpublished manuscript 
Archives & Special Collections

Stout, Arthur Purdy, P&S 1912. "Notes on the Education of an 'Oncological' Surgical Pathologist." Stout was director of the surgical pathology laboratory at Presbyterian Hospital and professor of pathology at P&S.
Unpublished manuscript 
Arthur Purdy Stout Papers 
Archives & Special Collections

Whipple, Allen O., P&S 1908. Memoirs.. Whipple was head of surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian from 1921 to 1946.
Archives & Special Collections 
M-R507.W.57 W57 1970