Chesney Archives

The Chesney Archives maintains a collection of over 1,500 reels of motion picture film, 7,000 video tapes, and 8,000 audiotapes and discs.

Moving images mostly represent productions created within Johns Hopkins Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health for clinical, diagnostic, educational, or documentary purposes.

Also included are personal film collections from faculty and staff associated with Johns Hopkins, moving images originating from individual departments, and commercially produced medical and educational films transferred from the circulating audiovisual collection at the Johns Hopkins Welch Medical Library.

Sound recordings include interviews, broadcast recordings, lectures and symposia, and recordings of other events at Johns Hopkins such as dedications, dinners, and ceremonies.

Film & Video

Moving images mostly represent productions created within Johns Hopkins Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health for clinical, diagnostic, educational, or documentary purposes. Also included are personal film collections from faculty and staff associated with Johns Hopkins, moving images originating from individual departments, and commercially produced medical and educational films.

Closed chest defibrillation / by William B. Kouwenhoven, G. Guy Knickerbocker, and James R. Jude. 1961.

Hallah (SOS): a crisis in medical education / produced by Hinton‑Garrett Productions. 1974.

Anna Baetjer addressing a television camera during the Johns Hopkins Science Review program on WAAM, Baltimore. March, 1951.

Sound Recordings

Sound recordings include interviews, broadcast recordings, lectures and symposia, and recordings of other events at Johns Hopkins such as dedications, dinners, and ceremonies.

Press conference following the first heart transplant surgery at Johns Hopkins. November, 1968.

Harry Linden, urologist, at home during the recording of his oral history interview. April, 1975.

Howard Howe, Isabel Morgan, David Bodian, and others on CBS Radio during the First International Poliomyelitis Conference. July, 1948.


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