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Object Number 2012.002.022
Object Name Receipt
Title Receipts for purchases for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Scope & Content Receipts for purchases for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand made in 1946.
Dates of Creation 1946
Collection American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Subjects Covered American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Receipts
Exhibit Label Title Founding of the ASSH
Exhibit Label Text Founding of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

In 1945, Sterling Bunnell, MD, planted the idea with colleagues for creating a society for hand surgery. On January 20, 1946, Bunnell and mostly military surgeons working in the specialty of hand surgery met at the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons meeting in Chicago to form the ASSH. These thirty-five surgeons, most of whom worked at the Army hospital hand centers, were designated as founding members. The ASSH was later incorporated in January 1947.
Associated People Boyes, Joseph
Keyword Search Terms American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Receipts
2012 Chase Library Exhibit