Collection Dates: 1954 -- 1991
.75 linear ft.
This document describes a collection of materials held
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Posted to Internet: November 1997
Acquisition Note: Given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1997 by Thomas Persoon, additions to the collection are expected in the coming years.
and Restrictions: This
collection is open for research.
This collection is open for research.
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The Midwest Section,
American Association for Clinical Chemistry, represents the geographic region
which includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and
South Dakota. It was formed to enable its members to more effectively participate
in the development and promotion of the policies and programs of the American
Association for Clinical Chemistry and to contribute to its growth and influence.
The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) was founded in New York
in 1948. The organizations purpose was to further public interest by encouraging
the study, advancing the science, and improving the practice of clinical chemistry.
The records of the
Midwest Section, American Association for Clinical Chemistry date from 1954
to 1991. Arranged chronologically within an alphabetical sequence, this small
grouping of records is housed in two boxes and measures less than one linear
foot. The vast majority of manuscripts consist of records kept by the chairperson,
including correspondence and action files. Within these correspondence files
can be found meeting minutes, agendas, convention reports, and other paperwork
in addition to actual letters. Two folders relate to conventions and meetings,
while another contains their newsletter, Midwest Clinical Chemist. By-laws,
awards, and a published booklet titled Long Range Plans document the
history, goals, and workings of the association.
By-laws, 1982 -- 1985.
Action files, 1984.
Correspondence1974 -- 1979.
1980 -- 1982.
1983 -- 1984.
1986 -- 1987.
Permanent records, 1973 -- 1982.
meetings, etc., 1954 -- 1981.
Conventions, symposiums, meetings, etc., 1954 -- 1981.
Conventions, symposiums, meetings, etc., 1982 -- 1999.
Long Range Plan, 1982 -- 1986.
Midwest Clinical Chemist. Newsletter, 1984 -- 1999.
Plaque. Van Slyke Society, 1991.
Site selection committee, 1985.