John H. Bogle papers


Medical records, photographs and printed matter documenting Bogle's career as a U.S. Army surgeon during World War II. Included are two volumes of field hospital journals; approximately 225 wartime black & white snapshots of Bogle and his colleagues; two articles by Bogle; and 5 glass plate black and white slides.

The journals list date, name and rank of patient, diagnosis, operation, and results, as well as the name of the surgeon, assistant, and anesthesiologist, for surgery performed on U.S. and Allied soldiers, civilians, and prisoners of war. Interspersed are occasional diary notes about what division was being supported, location, a trip to Paris and other personal matters


John Hamilton Bogle, 1906-1978.

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Physical Description: 

.12 cubic feet (1 box )



Because Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) may be found throughout the papers, access is allowed only under terms of Archives and Special Collections' Access Policy to Records Containing Protected Health Information.

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John H. Bogle Papers, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library