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Acadia Institute Bioethics Interview Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-011
Abstract 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. 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...
Dates: 1997 - 2000

Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments Records

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Identifier: BRL-008
Abstract

The collection documents the work of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments (ACHR). It includes meeting briefing books, drafts of the final report and related records, background materials on experiments, and correspondence of ACHR Executive Director Dan Guttman. Meetings were held between 1994 and 1995, and the collection includes copies of background materials dating back to 1900.

Dates: 1900 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1996

Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers Working in Developing Countries Workshop Collection

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 014, Folder: 1
Identifier: BRL-032
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials for the Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers Working in Developing Countries Workshop (October 2006). The workshop was sponsored by Georgetown University's Reflective Engagement Initiative with additional support from the University's Department of Philosophy, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and from the PhRMA Foundation. Materials include schedules, biographies, and handouts.

Dates: 2006

Barbara F. Mishkin Papers

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Identifier: BRL-030
Abstract

The collection contains documents related to U.S. bioethics commissions and other federal agencies that belonged to Barbara F. Mishkin. This includes the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the Ethics Advisory Board, the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research Records, and the Office of Technology Assessment.

Dates: 1973 - 1990

Bioethics Research Library Archives Audiovisual Collection

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Identifier: BRL-019
Abstract

The collection consists of audiovisual recordings related to bioethics, the bulk of which are recordings of lectures delievered at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE). This includes the KIE's Intensive Bioethics Courses and Advanced Bioethics Courses. The recordings are in a variety of formats, including audio cassettes, compact discs, DVDs, micro cassettes, VHS cassette tapes, 1/4" open reel audio, and other formats.

Dates: 1974 - 2021

Bioethics Research Library Collection of Newsletters

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Identifier: BRL-035
Abstract The collection consists of more than 250 publications created by organizations, universities, societies, and other groups to promote and examine bioethical issues. Some of these topics include: Abortion, AIDS and HIV, Animal research, Business ethics, End of life care, Euthanasia, Disability rights, Health care and law, Health care and religion/Christianity, Hospitals, Human experimentation, Human reproduction and family planning, Medical ethics, Medical humanities, Mental health ethics,...
Dates: 1963 - 2019

Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BRL-013
Abstract

The collection consists of records related to the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee (BEAC). BEAC was formed in 1987 to counsel the congressional members of the national Biomedical Ethics Board on ethical issues that arise in the delivery of healthcare and biomedical research.

Dates: 1988 - 1989

Choices on Our Conscience Symposium Publications

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Identifier: BRL-023
Abstract

The collection consists of papers presented at the Choices on our Conscience International Symposium on Human Rights, Retardation and Research, as well as the symposium's program.. The symposium was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation and held in October 1971.

Dates: 1971

Edmund D. Pellegrino Papers

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Identifier: BRL-007
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1893 - 2017

Human Embryo Research Panel Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BRL-012
Abstract

The collection consists of the proceedings of meetings held by the National Institute of Health's Human Embryo Research Panel, dating from February 1994 to June 1994. The Human Embryo Research Panel was established to provide the Director of the National Institutes of Health (Harold Varmus) with recommendations regarding human embryo research and guidelines for federal funding of such research.

Dates: 1994

Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BRL-010
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1988

International Genetics Survey Statistical Summary Data Notebook

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 001, Folder: 6-7
Identifier: BRL-017
Abstract

The collection consists of statistical summary data for sixteen countries derived from a survey on ethical problems faced by medical geneticists. The survey was conducted by John C. Fletcher of the National Institutes of Health in 1986. The data was used in a study published in 1989 as Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. The collection also includes an explanatory letter and a copy of the questionnaire.

Dates: 1986

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Trustee's Meeting Records

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Identifier: BRL-028
Abstract

The collection contains meeting briefing materials for Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Trustee's meetings held between 1976 and 1983. The materials all relate to the funding of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) and the relations between Georgetown University and the Foundation. It includes project proposals, reports from the KIE to the Foundation, and internal KIE communications.

Dates: 1976 - 1983

Kathryn Arnow Collection of the President's Biomedical Research Panel Records

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 007, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: BRL-022
Abstract

The collection consists of records related to the President's Biomedical Research Panel (PBRP), including its final report (with Appendix A and C), the Analysis of Selected Biomedical Research Programs (2 volumes), and summary meeting minutes (1975-1976). The records belonged to Kathryn Arnow, who was a health policy analyst and Chief of the Program Planning Branch in the office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health in the 1970s.

Dates: 1975 - 1976

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Courses, Lectures and Events Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-038
Abstract

The collection contains records of course, lectures, and events held by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics from 1975 to 2014. It primarily consists of promotional materials, but it also includes some administrative records for certain courses and lectures.

Dates: 1975 - 2014

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-020
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs related to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE), primarily dating from the 1970s. It includes images of KIE and bioethics library staff, lectures (inclding the Intensive Bioethics Course), and buildings/spaces used by the KIE. The collection primarily contains photographic prints, although it also includes contact sheets, negatives, slides, and digital images.

Dates: 1940s-2006; Majority of material found within 1970s

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Pregnancy Study Report

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-029
Abstract

The collection contains the final report for Project No. 30131-G-74-02, a study on pregnancy conducted by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) in 1974. KIE Director André Hellegers was the Principle Investigator. Other collaborators include Ray Branson, Leon Kass, Ann Neale, Roy Capone, and Jeanne Clare Ridley.

Dates: 1974

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Publications Album

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-024
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1975 - 1983

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Publications and Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-025
Abstract The collection publications and ephemera related to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and its library, dating from 1971 to the 2010s. These include newsletters, promotional materials, and clippings. It includes a number of publications produced by the Bioethics Research Library, including Scope Notes (primers on bioethical topics), bioethics bibliographies, bioethics thesauruses, database guides, and lists of holdings. The KIE Newsletters include messages from the Institute's...
Dates: 1971-2010s

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BRL-021
Abstract

The collection consists of three scrapbooks of clippings relating to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, dating from 1971-1974.

Dates: 1971 - 1974

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Cornely, Paul B. (Paul Bertau), 1906- 1
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New Jersey Commission on Legal and Ethical Problems in the Delivery of Health Care 1
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United States. Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments 1
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