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The Adrian Kantrowitz Papers

Expanding Technological Possibilities, 1955-1970: Documents

[Adrian Kantrowitz with research dog Ruff]. [ca. 1963].
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Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. "Playtex Park Research Institute Final Activity Report: Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgical Research Grant." Report. Summary. 4 Images. [15 May 1957]. pdf (235,760 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Playtex Park Research Institute Final Activity Report: Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgical Research Grant." [15 May 1957].
Metadata Record Suran, Jerome J., and General Electric Company. Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 16 December 1958. pdf (106,817 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. 16 December 1958.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Jerome J. Suran. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 24 December 1958. pdf (78,519 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Jerome J. Suran. 24 December 1958.
Metadata Record Suran, Jerome J., and General Electric Company. Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 14 January 1959. pdf (158,921 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. 14 January 1959.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Jerome J. Suran. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 3 March 1959. pdf (71,736 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Jerome J. Suran. 3 March 1959.
Metadata Record Suran, Jerome J., and General Electric Company. Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 6 March 1959. pdf (68,342 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. 6 March 1959.
Metadata Record Suran, Jerome J., and General Electric Company. Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. Drawing. Letter (correspondence). 3 Images. 11 March 1959. pdf (159,925 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz. 11 March 1959.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian, Stuart Reiner, and Donald Abelson. "An Automatically Controlled, Inexpensive Pump-Oxygenator." Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 38, 5 (November 1959): 586-593. Article. 8 Images. pdf (909,318 Bytes) ocr (20,269 Bytes)
"An Automatically Controlled, Inexpensive Pump-Oxygenator." November 1959.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian, and William M. P. McKinnon. "The Experimental Use of the Diaphragm as an Auxiliary Myocardium." Surgical Forum 9, (1959): 266-268. Article. 3 Images. pdf (186,163 Bytes) ocr (8,126 Bytes)
"The Experimental Use of the Diaphragm as an Auxiliary Myocardium." 1959.
Metadata Record Suran, Jerome J., and [General Electric Company]. Memorandum from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz [on initial results on intermediate model development program]. Memorandum. 3 Images. [ca. 1959]. pdf (236,599 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from Jerome J. Suran to Adrian Kantrowitz [on initial results on intermediate model development program]. [ca. 1959].
Metadata Record Hodgers, R. W. Jr., and General Electric Company. Letter from R. W. Hodgers, Jr to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 14 November 1961. pdf (97,275 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from R. W. Hodgers, Jr to Adrian Kantrowitz. 14 November 1961.
Metadata Record Grubel, Fred, and [Maimonides Hospital of Brooklyn]. Memorandum from Fred Grubel to I. Langer [on purchase of pacemaker for indigent patients]. Memorandum. 1 Image. 29 November 1961. pdf (51,528 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from Fred Grubel to I. Langer [on purchase of pacemaker for indigent patients]. 29 November 1961.
Metadata Record Grubel, Fred, and [Maimonides Hospital of Brooklyn]. Memorandum from Fred Grubel to N. Herskovits [on pacemaker fund]. Memorandum. 1 Image. 12 December 1961. pdf (57,213 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from Fred Grubel to N. Herskovits [on pacemaker fund]. 12 December 1961.
Metadata Record Grob, David, and [Maimonides Hospital of Brooklyn]. Memorandum from David Grob to Fred Grubel [on purchase of internal pacemakers for implantation in patients]. Memorandum. 1 Image. 16 January 1962. pdf (53,248 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from David Grob to Fred Grubel [on purchase of internal pacemakers for implantation in patients]. 16 January 1962.
Metadata Record Grubel, Fred, and Maimonides Hospital of Brooklyn. Memorandum from Fred Grubel to N. Herskovits [on pacemaker fund]. Memorandum. 1 Image. 5 March 1962. pdf (40,049 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from Fred Grubel to N. Herskovits [on pacemaker fund]. 5 March 1962.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Memorandum from Adrian Kantrowitz to Fred Grubel. Memorandum. 2 Images. 13 March 1962. pdf (103,824 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from Adrian Kantrowitz to Fred Grubel. 13 March 1962.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Jack A. Cannon. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 20 March 1962. pdf (109,767 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Jack A. Cannon. 20 March 1962.
Metadata Record Kraeft, Nelson H. Letter from Nelson H. Kraeft to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 26 May 1962. pdf (70,821 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Nelson H. Kraeft to Adrian Kantrowitz. 26 May 1962.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Nelson H. Kraeft. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 19 June 1962. pdf (81,613 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Nelson H. Kraeft. 19 June 1962.
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz, Adrian]. [Mechanical booster heart procedure diagrams]. Diagram. 3 Images. 13 July 1962. pdf (95,037 Bytes) ocr (713 Bytes)
[Mechanical booster heart procedure diagrams]. 13 July 1962.
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz, Adrian]. [Lab notes on mechanical booster heart experiments with animals]. Laboratory Notes. 10 Images. [18 July - 10 August 1962]. pdf (292,431 Bytes) ocr (7,894 Bytes)
[Lab notes on mechanical booster heart experiments with animals]. [18 July - 10 August 1962].
Metadata Record Takaro, Timothy, and Veterans Administration Hospital (Oteen, North Carolina). Letter from Timothy Takaro to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 14 September 1962. pdf (64,070 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Timothy Takaro to Adrian Kantrowitz. 14 September 1962.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Timothy Takaro. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 2 October 1962. pdf (128,990 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Timothy Takaro. 2 October 1962.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian, Richard Cohen, Heinz Raillard, John Schmidt, and Daniel S. Feldman. "The Treatment of Complete Heart Block with an Implanted, Controllable Pacemaker." Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics 115, (October 1962): 415-420. Article. 6 Images. pdf (693,284 Bytes) ocr (20,728 Bytes)
"The Treatment of Complete Heart Block with an Implanted, Controllable Pacemaker." October 1962.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. "Final Progress Report: Experimental Construction of an Auxiliary Ventricle." Report. 4 Images. 29 March 1963. pdf (322,546 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Final Progress Report: Experimental Construction of an Auxiliary Ventricle." 29 March 1963.
Metadata Record Avco-Everett Research Laboratory. "Proposal for a Program for Research on a Booster Heart - Auxiliary Ventricle." Grant Proposal. 15 Images. October 1963. pdf (508,371 Bytes) ocr (11,275 Bytes)
"Proposal for a Program for Research on a Booster Heart - Auxiliary Ventricle." October 1963.
Metadata Record Bunts, R. C., and Veterans Administration Hospital (Richmond, Virginia). Letter from R. C. Bunts to Martin Schamaun and Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 4 December 1963. pdf (76,665 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from R. C. Bunts to Martin Schamaun and Adrian Kantrowitz. 4 December 1963.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Luther L. Terry. Letter (correspondence). 5 Images. [ca. December 1963]. pdf (349,366 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Luther L. Terry. [ca. December 1963].
Metadata Record Bunts, R. C., and Veterans Administration Hospital (Richmond, Virginia). Letter from R. C. Bunts to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 6 February 1964. pdf (64,154 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from R. C. Bunts to Adrian Kantrowitz. 6 February 1964.
Metadata Record Bunts, R. C., and Veterans Administration Hospital (Richmond, Virginia). Letter from R. C. Bunts to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 19 February 1964. pdf (62,301 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from R. C. Bunts to Adrian Kantrowitz. 19 February 1964.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to R. C. Bunts. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 16 March 1964. pdf (76,591 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to R. C. Bunts. 16 March 1964.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. "Technique for Implantation of the Avco Bladder Stimulator." Guidelines. 2 Images. 16 March 1964. pdf (118,204 Bytes) ocr (2,857 Bytes)
"Technique for Implantation of the Avco Bladder Stimulator." 16 March 1964.
Metadata Record Kennedy, James P., and Avco-Everett Research Laboratory. Letter from James P. Kennedy, Avco-Everett Research Laboratory to R. C. Bunts. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 7 April 1964. pdf (67,964 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from James P. Kennedy, Avco-Everett Research Laboratory to R. C. Bunts. 7 April 1964.
Metadata Record Bunts, R. C., and Veterans Administration Hospital (Richmond, Virginia). Letter from R. C. Bunts to George Muller. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 23 July 1964. pdf (65,258 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from R. C. Bunts to George Muller. 23 July 1964.
Metadata Record Bunts, R. C., and Veterans Administration Hospital (Richmond, Virginia). Letter from R. C. Bunts to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 21 September 1964. pdf (82,851 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from R. C. Bunts to Adrian Kantrowitz. 21 September 1964.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Doris J. W. E. Escher. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 11 December 1964. pdf (87,010 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Doris J. W. E. Escher. 11 December 1964.
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz, Adrian]. "Background and Introductory Statement" [on application for NIH funding]. Excerpt. Grant Proposal. 5 Images. [ca. 1964]. pdf (353,213 Bytes) ocr (11,748 Bytes)
"Background and Introductory Statement" [on application for NIH funding]. [ca. 1964].
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz, Adrian]. [Progress reports on application for NIH funding]. Excerpt. Grant Proposal. Report. 23 Images. [ca. 1964]. pdf (1,173,819 Bytes) ocr (40,603 Bytes)
[Progress reports on application for NIH funding]. [ca. 1964].
Metadata Record General Electric Company. "Repetitive-Pulse Stimulators Cardiac Pacemakers for Research Applications." Brochure. 4 Images. [ca. 1964]. pdf (6,082,672 Bytes) ocr (9,703 Bytes)
"Repetitive-Pulse Stimulators Cardiac Pacemakers for Research Applications." [ca. 1964].
Metadata Record Duehren, W. H., and General Electric Company. Letter from W. H. Duehren to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 4 Images. 18 January 1966. pdf (168,953 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from W. H. Duehren to Adrian Kantrowitz. 18 January 1966.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian, and Tage Hald. "Electrical Stimulation of the Paraplegic Bladder." Journal of Rehabilitation 32, 1 ([January-February 1966]): 17-18. Article. 2 Images. pdf (284,837 Bytes) ocr (10,914 Bytes)
"Electrical Stimulation of the Paraplegic Bladder." [January-February 1966].
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz, Adrian]. "Annual Invention Statement: An Implantable Auxiliary Ventricle." Report. 19 Images. [15 April 1966]. pdf (1,037,226 Bytes) ocr (21,160 Bytes)
"Annual Invention Statement: An Implantable Auxiliary Ventricle." [15 April 1966].
Metadata Record Liroff, Kenneth P., and Maimonides Hospital of Brooklyn. Memorandum from Kenneth P. Liroff to Adrian Kantrowitz [on pacemaker study]. Memorandum. 1 Image. 30 June 1966. pdf (55,841 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from Kenneth P. Liroff to Adrian Kantrowitz [on pacemaker study]. 30 June 1966.
Metadata Record Duehren, W. H., and General Electric Company. Letter from W. H. Duehren to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 3 Images. July 1966. pdf (249,882 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from W. H. Duehren to Adrian Kantrowitz. July 1966.
Metadata Record General Electric Company. [GE cardiac pacemaker instruction manual]. Manual. 19 Images. [ca. 1966]. pdf (1,310,014 Bytes) ocr (25,546 Bytes)
[GE cardiac pacemaker instruction manual]. [ca. 1966].
Metadata Record Harris, Fred R., and United States Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Letter from Fred R. Harris to Adrian Kantrowitz. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 30 January 1967. pdf (97,830 Bytes) ocr (3,256 Bytes)
Letter from Fred R. Harris to Adrian Kantrowitz. 30 January 1967.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. "A Report on an Implantable Electronic Cardiac Pacemaker." Geriatrics 22, (February 1967): 101-105. Article. 5 Images. pdf (344,073 Bytes) ocr (10,910 Bytes)
"A Report on an Implantable Electronic Cardiac Pacemaker." February 1967.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. [Testimony by Adrian Kantrowitz before the U.S. Senate on the adequacy of federal institutions for biomedical development]. Letter (correspondence). Speech. Testimony. 31 Images. 16 March 1967. pdf (1,254,098 Bytes) ocr (43,302 Bytes)
[Testimony by Adrian Kantrowitz before the U.S. Senate on the adequacy of federal institutions for biomedical development]. 16 March 1967.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian, Wladimir Schilt, and Paul S. Freed. "Invention Report: Autosynchronous Balloon Pumping System for Temporary Cardiac Assistance." Report. 8 Images. 18 May 1967. pdf (418,200 Bytes) ocr (13,328 Bytes)
"Invention Report: Autosynchronous Balloon Pumping System for Temporary Cardiac Assistance." 18 May 1967.
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. [Response to queries from Charles B. Brown (Department of Health, Education, and Welfare) on patenting the auxiliary ventricle]. Report. 6 Images. [ca. July 1967]. pdf (236,361 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Response to queries from Charles B. Brown (Department of Health, Education, and Welfare) on patenting the auxiliary ventricle]. [ca. July 1967].
Metadata Record Sujansky, Eduard, Steinar Tjonneland, Paul S. Freed, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "A Dynamic Aortic Patch as a Permanent Mechanical Auxiliary Ventricle: Experimental Studies." Surgery 66, 5 (November 1969): 875-882. Article. 8 Images. pdf (932,731 Bytes) ocr (24,198 Bytes)
"A Dynamic Aortic Patch as a Permanent Mechanical Auxiliary Ventricle: Experimental Studies." November 1969.