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Acadia Institute Bioethics Interview Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-011
The collection consists of oral history interviews with prominent bioethicists and other individuals associated with the field conducted by Renée C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey for the Acadia Institute's Project on Bioethics in American Society. Digitized interview transcripts are available via DigitalGeorgetown. A transcript of the project's advisory committee meeting is also available.

The collection includes interviews with the following:

George J. Annas

Margaret Battin

Thomas L. Beauchamp

Baruch Brody

Howard Brody

Daniel Callahan

Arthur L. Capla

Alexander Morgan Capron

Ronald Carson

James F. Childress

K. Danner Clouser

Bette-Jane Crigger

Norman Daniels

Elliot Dorff

Hugo Tristram ("Tris") Engelhardt Jr. (transcript not digitized)

Ruth R. Faden

John C. Fletcher

Norman C. Fost

Leonard H. Glantz

Albert R. Jonsen

Eric Juengst

Leon Kass

Patricia A. King

Ruth Macklin

Patricia A. Marshall

Glenn McGee

Martin E. Marty

Charles R. McCarthy

Eric Meslin

Barbara Mishkin

Thomas Murray

Warren Reich

Laurence J. O'Connell

Mark Siegler

Robert Streiffer

Robert M. Veatch

LeRoy Walters

James P. Wind

Stuart J. Youngner

Dates

  • 1997 - 2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Extent

1.6 Cubic Feet (in 4 manuscript boxes.)

Historical Note

In 1997, the Acadia Institute began a multi-year study of bioethics in American society. As part of this project, Renée C. Fox, a sociologist, and Judith P. Swazey, a historian, conducted interviews with a number of promiment bioethicists and other individuals associated with the field. Their book,

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by interview.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Renée C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey, circa 2013.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digitized interview transcripts are available via DigitalGeorgetown. A transcript of the project's advisory committee meeting is also available.

Processing Information

Interview transcripts were digitized and made available in 2013. Finding aid authored by John Zarrillo in November 2020.
Title
Guide to the Acadia Institute Bioethics Interview Collection
Status
completed
Author
John Zarrillo
Date
2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Bioethics Research Library Archives Repository

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