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Robert P. Hudson papers

Identifier: KUMC-MSS-48

Scope and Contents

Papers of Robert P. Hudson, MD, a 1952 graduate of the KU School of Medicine and faculty member in the departments of medicine and history and philosophy of medicine from 1958 to 1995. In 1966, Dr. Hudson was appointed chair of the Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine and served in the position until his retirement in 1995.

The collection contains correspondence, course lecture notes, committee reports and surveys, departmental records, and assorted subject files.


  • 1962 - 1997


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.


22 Cubic Feet (22 record cartons)

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Repository Details

Part of the KUMC Archives Repository

University of Kansas Medical Center
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Kansas City KS 66160 United States