The collection contains the papers of Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino, dating from 1943 to 2017. It primarily documents his contributions to the field of bioethics, particuarly as an educator and administrator at Georgetown University.
The Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics Records primarily consist of conference, meeting, and event files. They also include annual reports, newsletters, budget files, and reports. In addition to documents, the records include photographs and computer disks that contain digital images and audio recordings (MP3).