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Kennedy Institute of Ethics Publications Album

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-024
The collection consists of one album containing book covers of bioethics publications authored by Kennedy Institute scholars and library staff dating from around 1975 to 1983. Some covers are photocopies. It includes, but is not limited to, the following authors and editors: H. Tristram Engelhardt, Robert M. Veatch, LeRoy Walters, Ruth Faden, Tom L. Beauchamp, Richard A. McCormick, James F. Childress, and Edmund D. Pellegrino. Altogether, the album documents the scholarly output of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and its associates from the 1970s through the early 1980s.

Dates

  • 1975 - 1983

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

0.3 Cubic Feet (in six folders)

Overview

The collection consists of one album containing book covers of bioethics publications authored by Kennedy Institute scholars and library staff dating from around 1975 to 1983. Some covers are photocopies. It includes, but is not limited to, the following authors and editors: H. Tristram Engelhardt, Robert M. Veatch, LeRoy Walters, Ruth Faden, Tom L. Beauchamp, Richard A. McCormick, James F. Childress, and Edmund D. Pellegrino. Altogether, the album documents the scholarly output of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and its associates from the 1970s through the early 1980s.

Historical Note

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics was established in 1971 at Georgetown University as one of the first bioethics research centers in the world.

Arrangement

The collection has not been rearranged by an archivist and remains in the order in which it was originally arranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection consists of materials assembled by Kennedy Institute of Ethics library staff that were transferred to the BRL Archives at some point prior to 2020. The materials were retroactively accessioned in 2022.

Processing Information

The materials have been rehoused in an archival-quality box and folders. The items could not be safely removed from the adhesive album pages.
Title
Guide to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Publications Album
Status
completed
Author
John Zarrillo
Date
2022
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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