Ambrose H. Storck papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, financial records, notes, publications, and academic schedules reflect the professional and civic activities of Dr. Ambrose H. Storck. A surgeon and faculty member of Tulane University's School of Medicine, Storck was also actively involved with the American Cancer Society, Louisiana Division, as well as the Louisiana Landmarks Society.
- Storck, Ambrose. (Person)
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Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Biographical / Historical
Ambrose Howell Storck (1903-1975) was a surgeon and faculty member of Tulane University's School of Medicine. He graduated from Tulane Medical School in 1925 and did his internship and residencies at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, (1926-1931). Storck then joined the Tulane faculty, started a private surgical practice, and continued his affiliation with Charity Hospital in addition to other area hospitals. He was commissioned as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Reserve in 1940 and served in the Professional Service Division, Surgical Branch, Surgeon General's Office; as Consultant in General Surgery, Office of Chief Surgeon, European Theatre of Operations; and as Chief of Surgical Service, DeWitt General Hospital in Auburn, California. Following World War II, he served as Consultant in General Surgery for the Veterans Administration in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas (1946-1954). Storck was also actively involved with the American Cancer Society, Louisiana Division, as well as the Louisiana Landmarks Society.
5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged alphabetically by topic. The collection consists of ten boxes. It is 5 linear feet.
Collection processed in 2011 by LAC Group.
- American Cancer Society. Louisiana Division.
- American College of Surgeons.
- Clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lecture notes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Louisiana Landmarks Society.
- Minutes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Pamphlets Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Publications Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Tulane University. School of Medicine. Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery.
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