Victor McKusick Collection

Film/Collection name :

Victor McKusick Collection

Creator :

McKusick, Victor A. (Victor Almon), 1921-2008

Physical Description :

Home movies. 1 film reel (4 min., 50 ft.) : sil., col. ; 8 mm. orig. reversal pos. 1 videocassette (VHS) (ca. 80 min.) : sil., col. ; 1/2 in. dub.

Content Description :

Victor McKusick is known as one of the founders of modern medical genetics. This is a collection of his home movies that were transferred to VHS. The earliest films depict McKusick's family farm in the 1940s-1950s, the remainder are of his immediate family in Baltimore, mostly in the 1960s. The original films, except for 1 reel, were discarded or lost by the family. The only remaining film reel is from summer, 1968.

Film/Collection URL :

http://www.medicalarchives.jhmi.edu/papers/mckusick.html

Archive name :

Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives - Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Archive location state :

Maryland

Archive location city :

Baltimore

Archive URL main :

http://medicalarchives.jhmi.edu/

Archive URL catalog :

http://medicalarchives.jhmi.edu:8080/webcat/request/DoMenuRequest?SystemName=JHMI&UserName=wa+public&Password=&UniqueID=0&TemplateProcessID=6000_1051_6087&bCachable=1&MenuName=Multi-prompt+search&logoLink=http://www.medicalarchives.jhmi.edu/&leftWelcomeWidth=529

Archive contact email :

twisniewski@jhmi.edu