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American Association for Clinical Chemistry Midwest Section Records

Identifier: MsC0492

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Scope and Contents

The records of the Midwest Section, American Association for Clinical Chemistry date from 1954 to 1991. Arranged chronologically within an alphabetical sequence, this small grouping of records is housed in two boxes and measures less than one linear foot. The vast majority of manuscripts consist of records kept by the chairperson, including correspondence and action files. Within these correspondence files can be found meeting minutes, agendas, convention reports, and other paperwork in addition to actual letters. Two folders relate to conventions and meetings, while another contains their newsletter, Midwest Clinical Chemist. By-laws, awards, and a published booklet titled Long Range Plans document the history, goals, and workings of the association.


  • Creation: 1954-1991


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Biographical / Historical

The Midwest Section, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, represents the geographic region which includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. It was formed to enable its members to more effectively participate in the development and promotion of the policies and programs of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry and to contribute to its growth and influence. The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) was founded in New York in 1948. The organization’s purpose was to further public interest by encouraging the study, advancing the science, and improving the practice of clinical chemistry.


0.75 Linear Feet

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Documents the organizations's history, goals, and daily workings with correspondence, bylaws, agendas, minutes, etc.

Method of Acquisition

Given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1997 by Thomas Persoon, additions to the collection are expected in the coming years.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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