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The Hugh J. Jewett Collection

  • Creator: Jewett, Hugh Judge (1903 - 1990)

  • Collection Date: 1936 - 1978

  • Extent: 0.5 linear feet

Hugh J. Jewett
by Richard Sargent
oil on canvas, 37 by 31 inches, 1972


Hugh J. Jewett was born in Baltimore. He earned his A.B. in 1926 from the Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. in 1930 from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He specialized in the two most common cancers of the genitourinary system: prostate cancer and bladder cancer. Jewett joined the staff of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the school of medicine faculty in 1933 and rose to the rank of professor before retiring and becoming emeritus in 1969. Jewett also served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Urology from 1966 until 1977 and was the founder and editor-in-chief of Urological Survey. He received the Keyes Medal in 1985, the highest honor in American urology.

Hopkins Affiliations

1933 - 1934, 1935 - 1990 Johns Hopkins Hospital
1933 - 1990 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Scope and Content

The Hugh J. Jewett Collection spans his entire professional career. Series include book chapters written by Jewett, correspondence, and reprints. Articles cover subjects such as uretero-intestinal implantations, hydronephrosis, cancer of the bladder, and prostate cancer. There are also materials on the Brady Urological Institute and the American Urological Association.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

Permissions and Credits

When citing material from this collection, credit The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. For permission to reproduce images, contact the holder of the copyright.

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