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Ambrose H. Storck papers

 Collection
Identifier: OFFSITE REPOSITORY SEE NOTES-LaRC-1042

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.

Dates

  • 1925-1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions. Collection is stored offsite, please contact LaRC staff at least two business days in advance to determine availability of the collection.

OFFSITE RESTRICTIONS

This collection is stored offsite and therefore boxes must be requested at least two business days in advance. We can retrieve up to 12 offsite boxes at a time. Please send a list of the boxes you would like to consult to larc@tulane.edu. If there are any delays or complications that would prevent us from having them delivered within two business days, we will let you know.

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.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged alphabetically by topic. The collection consists of ten boxes. It is 5 linear feet.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2011 by LAC Group.
Author
LAC Group
Date
06/04/2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US