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The Joseph V Scaletti Papers

HSLIC archivist Abbie Weiser organizing papers from the Joseph V. Scaletti collection for the UNM Health Sciences special collection

Archivist Abbie Weiser at the UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center has just finished traversing the 60 linear feet of documents in the Joseph V. Scaletti papers to produce a digital repository for future scholars.

The Joseph V. Scaletti papers, HHC 323, cover a period from 1950-2010 and include correspondence, publications, research and teaching materials, photographs and other media, administrative files, and other items documenting Dr. Scaletti’s education, career, and professional activities — focusing on the years devoted to the founding and growth of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and to the expansion of research activities at the University of New Mexico main campus.

These papers are open to researchers and serve as a resource for historians and scholars studying topics such as

  • History of science
  • Evolution of higher education in the US
  • History of US medical schools
  • Founding and early history of the Research Park at University of New Mexico
  • Founding and early history of Project ECHO
  • Allied Health Sciences education at the University of New Mexico
  • Basic science education at US medical schools
  • Microbiology departments
  • History of Telehealth in rural New Mexico
  • Public health
  • Rural health
  • University of New Mexico
  • History of Albuquerque
  • Italian-American individual contributions to the history of New Mexico

And more!