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Object Number 2012.001.004
Object Name Brochure
Title Adrian E. Flatt, M.D. Hand Collection, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
Scope & Content Brochure produced by Baylor University Medical Center about the Hand Exhibit at George W. Truett Memorial Hospital. The exhibit consists of Dr. Flatt's collection of bronze-coated, plastic cast hands made from well-known people in various professions. Collection dates back to 1962. Brochure contains listing of people whose hand casts are featured and an explanation of Dr. Flatt's casting technique.
Creator Baylor University
Collection Flatt, Adrian
Subjects Covered Bronze Hand Collection
Exhibit Label Title Early Pioneers: Adrian E. Flatt, MD
Exhibit Label Text A native of England, Adrian E. Flatt, MD came to the United States in 1954. Dr. Flatt served as consultant in hand surgery to several organizations and individuals, including the United States Air Force and the United States Space Program.

Dr. Flatt was professor of anatomy and hand surgery at the University of Iowa for 22 years, and taught hand surgery at Yale University School of Medicine for three years before moving to Dallas in 1982. Dr. Flatt began in 1962, as a hobby, casting and bronze-coating hands of well-known individuals in various professions. Since his retirement in 1992, Dr. Flatt continues to teach anatomy and hand surgery to medical students in the residency program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. In 1992, Dr. Flatt was elected as a Pioneer of Hand Surgery by the International Association of Hand Surgeons.
Associated People Flatt, Adrian
Keyword Search Terms Flatt, Adrian
Bronze Hand Collection
Baylor University
Truett Memorial Hospital
Early Pioneers
2012 Chase Library Exhibit