Scoliosis Research Society records
Scope and Contents
The records of the Scoliosis Research Society, with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are housed with the Spine and Orthopedic Historical Collections at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The collection includes: alphabetical subject files, annual meeting folders 1965 – present, annual meeting planning, board of directors meetings, committee reports, financial statements, members business meetings, membership correspondence, morbidity and mortality reports, multi-district pedicle screw litigation, nominating committee notes, orthopedic bone screw products liability litigation, presidential address and Harrington lecturers notes, presidential cycles, photographs, publications, and videos. These materials will be added to periodically.
A large portion of this collection has been digitized. Access to the SRS records will be granted to SRS members or to qualified outside researchers by permission of the president of the SRS Board of Directors or SRS Historian, with the approval of the University of Kansas Medical Center Spine and Orthopedic Historical Collections Archivist, or History and Philosophy of Medicine Chair.
- 1965 - 2018
- Scoliosis Research Society (U.S.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Some folders in this collection will require permission from the Scolisis Research Society before use. 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.
54.4 Cubic Feet (99 archives boxes)
Language of Materials
- Preliminary Guide to the Scoliosis Research Society Collection
- Scoliosis Research Society records
- 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.