Oral History Interview with Eleanor MacDonald, May 19, 2000

One of 11 recordings in the series: Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection available on this site.

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Interview with Eleanor MacDonald discussing her early life and education in New England; her early career in the Cancer Division in the American College of Surgeons; her recruitment and subsequent work at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute; her work in developing the biostatistics coding in the early years of the institution; and her relationship with various physicians and luminaries of the Texas Medical Center.

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MacDonald, Eleanor & Marchiafava, Louis May 19, 2000.

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University of Texas MD Anderson Center

The HRC serves MD Anderson and the larger scholarly community by preserving, cataloging, and providing access to materials documenting the clinical, research, educational, and cancer prevention activities of MD Anderson's faculty, staff, and affiliated organizations. The "Making Cancer History Voices" collection documents the history of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Personal interviews with the men and women of M.D. Anderson who dedicated their work to eliminating cancer provide unique insights into a host of important social, medical, political, and scientific developments related to cancer.

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Interview with Eleanor MacDonald discussing her early life and education in New England; her early career in the Cancer Division in the American College of Surgeons; her recruitment and subsequent work at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute; her work in developing the biostatistics coding in the early years of the institution; and her relationship with various physicians and luminaries of the Texas Medical Center.

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1 sound recording (3 hr.) : digital

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  • Preferred Citation: Eleanor MacDonald Interivew, May 19, 2000, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.

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Texas History Collection

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  • May 19, 2000

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  • June 7, 2011, 4:06 p.m.

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  • March 31, 2017, 4:07 p.m.

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MacDonald, Eleanor & Marchiafava, Louis. Oral History Interview with Eleanor MacDonald, May 19, 2000, audio recording, May 19, 2000; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159737/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas MD Anderson Center.