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School of Medicine Meyer H. Riwchun Memorabilia and Photographs

 Collection — Oversize-box: 1
Identifier: 19/F/927
The School of Medicine Meyer H. Riwchun Memorabilia and Photographs, 1929-1977 includes a scrapbook (1929-1946) maintained by Meyer H. Riwchun related to his service in the U.S. Army Corps and his early career as an ophthalmologist in Buffalo, N.Y. and as a member of the faculty of the School of Medicine; diplomas, citations, and other memorabilia; reunion photographs of the 1927 University of Buffalo School of Medicine.

Dates

  • 1929-1977

Terms of Access and Use

The School of Medicine Meyer H. Riwchun Memorabilia and Photographs, 1929-1977 is open to researchers.

Copyright

Copyright is held by The State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other 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.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 oversize manuscript box )

Abstract

The School of Medicine Meyer H. Riwchun Memorabilia and Photographs, 1929-1977 includes Scrapbook, diplomas, citations, periodical offprints, newspaper articles, and photographs.

Biographical Note

Meyer H. Riwchun was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on June 28, 1903. He graduated from George Washington University (1923), the University of Buffalo School of Medicine (1927), and did post-graduate work at the University of Vienna (1928-1929). He was a practicing ophthalmologist in Buffalo from 1929-1985. He taught in the School of Medicine and held posts in several Buffalo hospitals. During World War II he was a lieutenant colonel in the Army Medical Corps at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington D.C. He authored numerous articles was active in local and national professional organizations. He died in Buffalo on October 25, 1998.

Arrangement

The Materials are arranged by material type and then alphabetically.

Acquisition Information

The School of Medicine Meyer H. Riwchun Memorabilia and Photographs, 1929-1977 is assumed to be from the estate of Ann S. Riwchun.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by John Edens, April 2004; finding aid encoded by Rebecca Cobb, March 2019.

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the School of Medicine Meyer H. Riwchun Memorabilia and Photographs
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by John Edens
Date
21 March 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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