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Guide to the Dr. George Kambara Papers SCM0362
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Description
Correspondence with L. R. Chandler, Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine, 1942-47, concerning possible placement at a hospital away from California, war time conditions at Stanford, advice on a surgery at Tule Lake camp, Kambara's move to Memphis, and his post-war career; one letter to Dr. Charles E. Smith, 1942, regarding his medical work at Tule Lake camp and other conditions there; letters to Dr. Michael F. Marmor, November 1996, recalling his internment years; and one letter to Prof. Gordon Chang, November 1996, recalling his student days at Stanford, Prof. Ichihashi, and Tule Lake camp. There is also one biographical article; all the items in the collection are photocopies.
Background
George Kambara earned his A.B. at Stanford in 1937 and his M.D. in 1941, but was forced to leave his residency in 1942 and relocate to the Tule Lake internment camp. He was head of the eye, ear, nose and throat service there until he was accepted for a residency in Memphis in 1943. He finished his residency at the University of Wisconsin in 1946 and taught there until 1948 when he moved to Los Angeles to set up his practice in ophthalmology.
Extent
1.0 folder(s)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.