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E. Dale Trout Papers, 1939-1983

Scope and Content Note

The E. Dale Trout Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by radiologist Edrie Dale Trout and his colleague, John P. Kelley. The Papers include professional correspondence, course materials, administrative documents, reports, reprints and monographs, seminar and lecture materials, and professional literature including extensive bibliographic data and collected publications. The majority of the Papers documents the work conducted by E. Dale Trout during his service as Director of the X-Ray Science and Engineering Laboratory at OSU, a project conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Radiological Health, and includes course manuals for undergraduate and graduate radiology courses, lab equipment contracts, seminar reports, and informational materials for graduate students.

The Trout Papers also include publications authored by Trout and Kelley on radiology instrumentation, diagnostic radiology techniques and procedures, and radiation safety; documentation from his tenure as Vice President of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement, his association with the Joint Center for Graduate Study, and the Northwest College and University Association for Science (NORCUS); collected professional literature including research publications, manuals, and industry publications. The Papers also contain prints of two photographs taken by Trout in 1939.

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