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Joseph H. Farrow Papers (WUA00443)

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Scrapbook 2

Scrapbook 3

Scrapbook 4

Scrapbook 5



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Collection Overview

Title: Joseph H. Farrow Papers (WUA00443), 1910-1977Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1910-1977

ID: WUA/03/wua00443

Primary Creator: Farrow, Joseph H.

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English, German, Spanish;Castilian, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Joseph H. Farrow Papers consists of five scrapbooks. Scrapbooks 1-3 contains congratulatory letters to Farrow on earning an Emeritus positon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Scrapbook 4 contains event programs, news clippings and articles written by or discussing Farrow. Scrapbook 5 contains awards and photographs of Dr. E. H. Skinner and photographs of Farrow.

Collection Historical Note

Dr. Joseph Helms Farrow was born in Rocky Mount, Virginia. He received his B.S. degree in 1926 and his M.D. degree in 1930 from the University of Virginia. He interned at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Richmond, Virginia and completed his residency at Watt's Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. At Presbyterian Hospital in New York, he completed a Fellowship in Surgical Pathology, followed by further training in Surgery and Radiation Oncology. He joined the staff at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he rose from Clinical Assistant on the Breast Service to Attending Surgeon and Surgeon-in-Chief of the Breast Service in 1960. He held this position until he retired in 1969. He served in the Navy as a Commander from 1942 to 1946. He died March 4, 1977.

Farrow’s wife, Florence Skinner Farrow, received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Washington University. She endowed the Joseph H. And Florence S. Farrow Professorship in Biomedical Engineering at Washington University. Mrs. Farrow’s mother, Florence Garrell Schade Skinner, graduated from Washington University in 1902 with a degree in civil engineering. Florence Skinner Farrow’s father, Dr. Edward Holman Skinner, also attended Washington University and received a medical degree from Saint Louis University in 1904.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accurals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Transferred from Engineering Communications, January 1, 2007

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Sarah Gabriel in August 2016.

Finding Aid Revision History: Created by Sarah Schnuriger in August 2016.


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Series 4: Scrapbook 4Add to your cart.
News clippings and articles written by or discussing Dr. Joseph Farrow; event programs
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Clippings from Ca- A Cancer Journal for Clinicians Vol. 27, No. 3, May/June 1977Add to your cart.
Includes Photo of Dr. Farrow and post-mortem article about his work
Item 2: Unidentified list entitled "Missing:" on Caneel Bay Plantation stationery, n.dAdd to your cart.
Item 3: "Bibliography - Jospeh H. Farrow, M. D.", n.dAdd to your cart.
8 Pages
Item 4: "Effects of Dialyzable Transfer Factor in Patients with Breast Cancer" co-authored by J. H. Farrow, June 1974Add to your cart.
"Reprinted from Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA Vol. 71, No. 6, pp. 2319-2323"
Item 5: "Exclusive Report: Where to Find the Best Medical Services in the Country", March 1972Add to your cart.
From Unidentified Magazine
Item 6: "Ca--A Cancer Journal for Clinicians" Vol. 22, No. 1, Jan/Feb 1972Add to your cart.
Item 7: "Antiquity of Breast Cancer" by Joseph H. Farrow M.D, F.A.C.S., December 1971Add to your cart.
Item 8: Program from the Second National Conference on Breast Cancer, May 17-19 1971Add to your cart.
Item 9: "Simple Excision or Biopsy Plus Radiation Therapy as the Primary Treatment for Potentially Curable Cancer of the Breast" by Joseph H. Farrow et al, November 1971Add to your cart.
Item 10: "Hypophysectomy as Compared with Adrenalectomy in the Treatment of Advanced Carcinoma of the Breast" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, August 1971Add to your cart.
Item 11: Program for the 24th Annual Meeting of the James Ewing Society, May 6-8 1971Add to your cart.
Item 12: "Fibroadenomas in the Breast of Juveniles" coauthored by Dr. Joeseph H. Farrow, February 1971Add to your cart.
Item 13: "Southern Medical Bulletin: Breast Cancer" Vol. 59, No. 1, February 1971Add to your cart.
Item 14: "Confronto tra castrazione profilattica e terapeutica nel carcinoma della mammella" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, October-November 1970Add to your cart.
Item 15: "Systemic Chemotherapy for Advanced Breast Cancer" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, September 1970Add to your cart.
Item 16: "Intrapleural Chemotherapy for Effusion from the Metastatic Breast Carcinoma" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, September 1970Add to your cart.
Item 17: "Clinical Assessment of Lymph Nodes in Carcinoma of the Breast" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, July 1970Add to your cart.
Item 18: Announcement of lectures presented by Department of Surgery at the New York Infirmary, January 22, 29 1970Add to your cart.
Item 19: "Dr. Farrow Named Emeritus July 1" from Forefront publication of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, July 1969Add to your cart.
Item 20: "Dr. Farrow Named Emeritus" from University of Virginia Medical Alumni News Letter, November 1969Add to your cart.
Item 21: Invite to reception honoring Dr. Michael R. Deddish, Dr. Joseph H. Farrow, Dr. Edgar L. Frazell, June 17 1969Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 22: Dr. Sam A. Wilkins, Jr. to Dr. Farrow, July 15 1968Add to your cart.
Inviting Dr. Farrow to be Ewing Society Lecturer 1969
Item 23: Dr. Farrow to Dr. Sam A. Wilkins, July 20 1968Add to your cart.
Accepting invitation to lecture
Item 24: "The James Ewing Lecture Current Concepts in the Detection and Treatment of the Earliest of the Early Breast Cancers" by Joseph Farrow, February 1970Add to your cart.
Item 25: Program for the 22nd Annual Meeting of the James Ewing Society, April 24-26 1969Add to your cart.
Item 26: "Comparison of Prophylactic and Therapeutic Castration in Breast Carcinoma" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, August 1969Add to your cart.
Item 27: "Castration for Primary Inoperable or Recurrent Breast Carcinoma" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, June 1969Add to your cart.
Item 28: "Clinical and Pathological Correlation with Mammographic Findings in Lobular Carcinoma In Situ" co authored by Dr. Farrow, April 1969Add to your cart.
Item 29: Discussion page from Cancer Vol. 24, No. 6, December 1969Add to your cart.
Comments from Dr. Farrow
Item 30: National Conference on Breast Cancer program, May 8-10 1969Add to your cart.
Item 31: Residents Seminar: Early Detection of Breast Cancer, January 10-12 1969Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 32: "Breast Lesions in Young Girls" by Dr. Farrow et al, April 1969Add to your cart.
Item 33: "Diagnostic Criteria: Breast Disorders" by Joseph H. Farrow, M.D., January 1969Add to your cart.
Item 34: "Chromosomes in Juvenile Breast Cancer" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, Apriil 20 1968Add to your cart.
from The Lancet
Item 35: Dr. Manuel Merino A. to Dr. Farrow, March 8 1968Add to your cart.
Thanks for Dr. Farrow's contribution to journal El Medico
Item 36: "Clinical Considerations and Treatment of In Situ Lobular Breast Cancer" by Joseph H. Farrow, M.D., March 1968Add to your cart.
Item 37: "A Modified Radical Mastectomy Seen Best for In Situ Lobular Cancer" discussion with Dr. Farrow, August 1967Add to your cart.
Item 38: "Cáncer in Situ del Seno" discussing Dr. Farrow's work, February 1968Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 39: "Attack Termed Best Defense Against Lobular Tumors", June 23 1967Add to your cart.
Item 40: "Medicine at a Glance", June 19 1967Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 41: Clippings from El Medico, February 1968Add to your cart.
Item 42: Dr. Farrow bio in El Medico, n.dAdd to your cart.
Item 43: Clippings from program of Ninth International Cancer Congress, October 23-29 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dr. Farrow Consulting for Medical Tribune, July 4 1968Add to your cart.
Item 2: Photo clipping from Durham Sun of Dr. Farrow, February 23 1968Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 3: "Cancer of Male Breast Part II" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, March 1 1968Add to your cart.
Item 4: Summary of "Cancer of Male Breast: Part II", Jul/Aug 1968Add to your cart.
Item 5: "Cancer of the Male Breast Part I" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, February 15 1968Add to your cart.
Item 6: "The Results of Adrenalectomy in Advanced Breast Cancer in 500 Consecutive Patients" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, October 1967Add to your cart.
Item 7: Dr. Frederick M.  Golomb to Dr. Farrow, November 15 1967Add to your cart.
Thanks for Dr. Farrow's moderation of New York Cancer Society event
Item 8: Program of Second Meeting of the New York Cancer Society, November 14 1967Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 9: "Breast Carcinoma Arising in Solitary Fibroadenomas" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, September 1967Add to your cart.
Item 10: "Resume of Standard Surgical Procedures at Memorial Hospital" by Joseph H. Farrow, M.D., July 1967Add to your cart.
Item 11: "Does Prophylactic Radiation Therapy Given for Cancer of the Breast Predispose to Metastasis?" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, April 13-16 1966Add to your cart.
Item 12: Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians Vol. 17, No. 4, July-August 1967Add to your cart.
Item 13: "St. Agatha and Inadequate Simple Mastectomy" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, April 1967Add to your cart.
Item 14: "Cystosarcoma Phyllodes" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, January 1967Add to your cart.
Item 15: References and Reviews-- "Cystosarcoma Phyllodes", January 30 1967Add to your cart.
Item 16: "Improved Short and Long Term Survivals Following Operations for Breast Cancer" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, October 1966Add to your cart.
Item 17: "Lecture Outlines: Postgraduate Course on Adjunctive Measures in Cancer Surgery" 52nd Annual Clinical Congress, October 10-14 1966Add to your cart.
Item 18: Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians Vol. 16, No. 6, November-December 1966Add to your cart.
Item 19: Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians Vol. 16, No. 5, September-October 1966Add to your cart.
Item 20: "Bleeding Nipples Often Misleading" cites Dr. Farrow, November 25 1966Add to your cart.
Item 21: "Your Better Health" by Walter C. Alvarez, M.D. (cites Dr. Farrow), February 16 1967Add to your cart.
photocopy, Glued to the back of previous item
Item 22: Program for American College of Surgeons 52nd Annual Clinical Congress, October 10-14 1966Add to your cart.
Item 23: "Malignant Pericardial Effusion Secondary to Metastatic Breast Carcinoma" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, September 1966Add to your cart.
Item 24: "The Technique of Bilateral Simultaneous Radical Mastectomy" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, September 1966Add to your cart.
Item 25: "An Evaluation of Postoperative Prophylactic Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer" coauthored by Dr. Farrow, May 1966Add to your cart.
Item 26: "Late Recurrences of Breast Cancer" cited Dr. Farrow, January 21 1966Add to your cart.
Item 27: Program on the Early Recognition of Cancer, September 20 1967Add to your cart.
Item 28: Program for 19th Annual Meeting of the James Ewing Society, April 21-22 1966Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 29: "Common Benign Lesions of the Adult Female Breast", March 1966Add to your cart.
Item 30: Dr. Irvine H. Page to Dr. Farrow, February 8 1966Add to your cart.
Note on Dr. Farrow's contribution to Modern Medicine
Item 31: "When primary cancer of the breast is treated, should the second breast be prophylactically removed?", February 14 1966Add to your cart.
Contribution by Dr. Farrow
Item 32: Program for American Cancer Society's Special Graduate Course on Cancer for Latin American Physicians, September 14-October 1 1966Add to your cart.
Item 33: Program for Cancer Program Workshop, March 31 1966Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 34: Rehabilitation Record Vol. 7, No. 1, January-February 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: "Rehabilitation Following Radical Breast Surgery" by Dr. Farrow, November 1965Add to your cart.
Item 2: Program: Conference on Research Needs in the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Resulting from Cancer, November 22-23 1965Add to your cart.
2 pages
Item 3: Clippings regarding rehabilitation after cancer, January 1966; 1965Add to your cart.
Item 4: "Rehabilitation in Cancer", November 28 1965Add to your cart.
New York Times; glued to the back of previous item
Item 5: Surgical Procedures Vol. 2, No. 8, September 1965Add to your cart.
Item 6: Program from American Radium Society Annual Banquet, April 9 1965Add to your cart.
Item 7: "Speakers at Radium Society Meeting Here" from The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, April 9 1965Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 8: "U.S. Cancer Aid Keyed to Patient Urged", April 8 1965Add to your cart.
New Orleans States-Item, Discusses Dr. Farrow
Item 9: "Medicine Today" by Phyllis M. Wright, M.D. with Victor Cohn, June 1965Add to your cart.
Ladies' Home Journal
Item 10: Program for American College of Surgeons Puerto Rico Chapter Fifteenth Annual Meeting, February 24-27 1965Add to your cart.
Item 11: Sloan-Kettering Institute memo regarding meeting location change, March 1965Add to your cart.
Dr. Farrow speaking on "Management of Breast Cancer"; glued to the back of previous item
Item 12: The Cancer Bulletin, January-February 1965Add to your cart.
Item 13: Jerry Weissman to Dr. Farrow, November 20 1964Add to your cart.
Confirmation of location for filming of Doctors Today regarding breast cancer; glued to the back of previous item
Item 14: David Beiles to Dr. Farrow, October 27 1964Add to your cart.
Confirmation of filming for Doctors Today regarding breast cancer
Item 15: "Appointments in the East 60s" regarding Dr. Farrow, October 12 1964Add to your cart.
Glued to the back of previous item
Item 16: Continuation of "Appointments in the East 60s"; NY Cancer Society Second Meeting postcard, November 10, 1964Add to your cart.
Item 17: Newspaper and magazine clippings regarding cancer detection, October 6 1964Add to your cart.
Clinical Congress News and Chicago Tribune; Glued to the back of previous item
Item 18: Duplicate clipping of article from Clinical Congress News, October 6 1964Add to your cart.
Item 19: Program for American College of Surgeons 50th Annual Clinical Congress, October 5-9 1964Add to your cart.
Item 20: "Radical Mastectomy Urged to Control Mammary Cancer", January 1965Add to your cart.
Surgical World; discusses Dr. Farrow's work
Item 21: Good Housekeeping article regarding "breast cancer controversy", May 1964Add to your cart.
3 Pages
Item 22: Questions and Answers segment from Jama, March 14 1964Add to your cart.
2 Pages
Item 23: Questions and Answers segment from Jama, February 16 1963Add to your cart.
Item 24: Program for Eleventh Annual Cancer Symposium: The Games Ewing Society, April 10-11 1958Add to your cart.

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