Author Biographical Info

William Curry Moloney was born in Boston Massachusetts on December 19, 1907. He is a fellow or member of the following organizations: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Federation of Clinical Research, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, Association of American Physicians. Dr. Moloney served in Japan with the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) as the Chief of the Department of Medicine from 1952-1954. His hematology research at ABCC allowed him to work scientists from many departments. He died in 1998.

Publication Date

2021

Keywords

William Curry Moloney, Marvin A. Kastenbaum, Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Atomic Medicine, Hematology, Leukemia, Radiation, Diary, Journal, Photographs, Reprints

Abstract

William C. Moloney MD kept a personal journal, with photographs, for much of his two years in Japan with the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. In January of 1986, Dr.Moloney donated his journal, correspondence and diary pages to the Harris County Medical Archive. He died in 1998 at the age of 91. His first contribution was a set of ten reprints representing his work with the ABCC from 1952 to 1954. Dr.Moloney's journal is a fine document, one which will be of great use to historians. It is an important record of personal impressions, thoughts and details of events. The journal gives new insights into the work of the ABCC and into the people who participated in that work. Dr. Moloney wrote in his journal from April 1952 to February 1954. See more at MS 073.

Comments

The primary language for this collection is English with some Japanese.

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