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Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BRL-010
The collection contains records related to the Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel. They include meeting transcripts, briefing books, clippings, the Research Panel's final report, and other documents.

Dates

  • 1988

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

2.1 Cubic Feet (in 6 manuscript boxes)

Overview

The Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel was established in 1988 as an ad hoc consultant group to the Advisory Committee of to the Director of the National Institute of Health. The collection contains records related to the Panel, including meeting transcripts, briefing books, clippings, the Research Panel's final report, and other documents.

Historical Note

The Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel was established in 1988 as an ad hoc consultant group to the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institute of Health. They were charged with reviewing the ethical, legal, and scientific issues surrounding the use of human fetal tissue derived from induced abortions in transplantation research.

Arrangement

The collection is roughly arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of LeRoy Walters, 1990.

Existence and Location of Copies

The Report of the Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel is available online via DigitalGeorgetown.

Processing Information

The collection has been rehoused in archival-quality boxes. Some original folders have been retained. Documents held in binders or loose have been placed in archival-quality folders.
Title
Guide to the Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel Records
Status
completed
Author
John Zarrillo
Date
2021
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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