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Albert Lemoine, Sr., papers

Identifier: KUMC-MSS-53

Scope and Contents

Papers of Dr. Albert Lemoine, Sr., a 1915 graduate of the KU School of Medicine and faculty member in ophthalmology from 1950 to 1954.

The collection contains medical school lab books and notes, reprints, diplomas, awards, and photographs.


  • 1910 - 1923


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

A native of Concordia, Kansas, Dr. Lemoine received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kansas in 1913 and a doctor of medicine degree in 1915. After serving as a First Lieutenant in World War I, he completed graduate work in ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and at the Harvard Medical School. In 1923, he returned to Kansas City, where he began practicing as an eye specialist, and in 1927; he completed post-graduate work in Vienna. In addition to serving as a clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of Kansas Medical Center from 1950 to 1954, he was a former Chief of Staff of General Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

Dr. Lemoine was a past president of the Kansa City Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Society and of the Jackson County Medical Society, a member of the Missouri State Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the American Ophthalmological Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, the American College of Surgeons, and the Southwest Clinical Society. In addition, he published over twenty-five articles in various medical journals. Dr. Lemoine died on 31 August 1957 at the age of 72. Dr. Lemoine’s son, Albert Jr., served as the chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at KUMC from 1950 to 1980.


1 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials


Preliminary Guide to the Albert Lemoine, Sr., Collection
Albert Lemoine, Sr., 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.

Repository Details

Part of the KUMC Archives Repository

University of Kansas Medical Center
2017 Robinson, Mail Stop 1025
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City KS 66160 United States