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Raymond F. Sheets Papers

Identifier: RG99.0286

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Scope and Contents

The Raymond F. Sheets papers include a one-year diary.


  • Creation: 1961-1968


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This collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

Raymond Franklin Sheets was born June 15, 1914, in Bentley, Illinois. He received his B.A. degree from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in 1936. He took his M.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1940 and 1941. He completed his residency at the State University of Iowa and joined the faculty there in 1949. He was made professor of internal medicine in 1959. He specialized in hematology and oncology. He retired in 1984.

Dr. Sheets served as a surgeon in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Viola Meining in 1946. After Viola's death he married Kristin Sagert in 1980. He had three sons and one daughter.


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Professor in Internal Medicine who specialized in hematology and oncology. Diary.

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Method of Acquisition

These materials were donated to the University Archives by Raymond F. Sheets in February 1983. A set of records pertaining to College of Medicine committee minutes was moved to RG15.01.

Related Materials

Folder, "Sheets, Raymond F.," Faculty and Staff Vertical Files collection (RG01.0015.003) Records of the College of Medicine (RG15.0001.001)

Denise Anderson, January 2008
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242