Mervin T. Sudler papers
Scope and Contents
Small collection of papers of Dr. Mervin T. Sudler, who served as the third dean of the KU School of Medicine from 1921 to 1924.
The collection contains surgery and gynecology notes, certificates, diplomas, photographs, reprints, manuscripts, and ephemera.
- 1894 - 1954
- Sudler, Mervin T. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Some folders are restricted because of their sensitive nature or because they contain personal or confidential information. These records are protected by federal laws such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Examples of restricted records are personnel files, medical records, financial records, and any materials containing personal information such as addresses and social security numbers. Restricted materials are identified at the box and/or folder level within the finding aid. Questions about these materials may be directed to the Archivist. Access may be allowed on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the KUMC Archives and only after a proposal has been reviewed and approved by the University of Kansas Human Subjects Committee. All requests are subject to review by the Archives staff to determine accessibility.
Conditions Governing Use
Archives staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of materials. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Biographical / Historical
Mervin Tubman Sudler was born on August 9, 1875 in Westover, Maryland, to Albert and Alice (Musselman) Sudler. Sudler received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1899 and his M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons (now University of Maryland) in 1901. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1905 as the Dean of the Scientific Department and instructor of Anatomy, reaching full Professor status in 1906. He was named Dean of the School of Medicine in 1921. He retired in 1924 and was succeeded by Harry Roswell Wahl, M.D. Dr. Sudler died on June 22, 1956.
.4 Cubic Feet (1 archives box, 1 oversized folder)
Language of Materials
Collection folders are arranged alphabetically by subject and then chronologically.
The collection was donated to the Clendening History of Medicine Library by LaVerne Aitken Sudler following Dr. Sudler’s death in 1956 and cataloged under call number W 7 Su22p [1899-1954] Ms. The collection was transferred to the University of Kansas Medical Center Archives in the early 2000s.
- Anesthetics Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
- General Surgery Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
- Gynecology Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
- Medicine -- Kansas Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Kansas. School of Medicine
- Urology Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
- Guide to the Mervin T. Sudler Collection
- Mervin T. Sudler papers
- Finding aid prepared by CAW. Finding aid encoded by CAW.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.