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Oliver Perry Jones papers

 Collection — Carton: 1-14
Identifier: 19-F-794

Scope and Contents

Oliver Perry Jones' papers, 1932-1989, concerning his professional activities in Hematology and Anatomy, his lectures and publications, and his medical anatomy students' anomaly reports. Jones' papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports and lectures, photographs, and other material associated with: the American Association of Anatomists, the International Congress of Anatomists, the International Society of Hematology, the National Society for Medical Research, the International Congress for Electron Microscopy, the Buswell Fellowship, BLOOD, and the University at Buffalo Medical School. Also, Leslie Arey, Lawrence Berman, Marvin Bloom, William Dameshek, Hal Downey, L.B. Flexner, Normand Hoerr, Stockton Kimball, L.R. Limarzi, Nicholas Michels, Ralph Rohweder, E.S. Sharp, Dorothy R. Sundberg, J. Walter Wilson.


  • 1932-1989


Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Oliver Perry Jones Papers are open for research.


Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Biographical Note

Oliver Perry Jones (1906-1989), distinguished professor emeritus of Anatomy. Jones received his B.A. from Temple University in 1929, his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota in 1935, and his M.D. at the University of Buffalo in 1956. He taught anatomy at the University of Minnesota (1935-1937), the University of Buffalo (1937-1971). In 1971, Jones was made a professor emeritus. Jones was recognized as one of the world's experts on red blood cells. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Researcher Award from the Buffalo Chapter of Sigma Chi for being a pioneer in the use of the electron microscope in morphological studies of blood.


17.5 Linear Feet (14 cartons)


Papers of Oliver Perry Jones, distinguished professor of Anatomy, include lectures, publications, and students' anomaly reports. Also includes correspondence, clippings, reports, lectures, photographs, and other materials associated with various organizations in the professional fields of Anatomy and Hematology.


This collection is arranged in four series: I. Conferences, II. Correspondence, III. Professional Associations, and IV. Research and Teaching.

Acquisition Information

The material in this collection was donated by the family of Oliver Perry Jones between 1989 and 1990.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives Staff, early 1990s.


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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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