C. Andrew L. Bassett papers


The papers document Bassett's academic career at P&S and his later private practice, with very little information on his personal life. Included are correspondence; conference papers; research notes; raw data, photographs and x-rays from experiments; publicity files; treatment protocols for specific injuries/illnesses; video and audio recordings; grant applications and reports and other fundraising correspondence; materials from cases where he served as an expert witness, as well as various malpractice suits against him; and a limited quantity of patient records.


C. Andrew L. Bassett, 1924-1994

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English, French, Spanish, German, and Japanese

Physical Description: 

23.33 cubic feet (70 document boxes)



The collection is stored off-site. Researchers will need to request this material from Archives & Special Collections at least two business days in advance to use the collection in our reading room. Archives & Special Collections will not recall more than 6 cartons or 12 boxes at a time.

Because the records include Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), access is allowed only under the terms of Archives and Special Collections’ Access Policy to Records Containing Protected Health Information.

Cite as: 

C. Andrew L. Bassett Papers, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.