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Benjamin H. Klotz Collection

  • Creator: Klotz, Benjamin Howard (1900 - 1990)

  • Collection Date: 1926-1988

  • Extent: 0.77 cubic feet



Benjamin H. Klotz was born in Washington County, Maryland. He graduated with a B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University in 1922. He received his M.D. from Yale University in 1926. Returning to Baltimore, Klotz served his internship in gynecology at Johns Hopkins Hospital under Thomas Cullen. He finished his residency in surgery at Sinai Hospital. Klotz opened a private practice in Baltimore City from which he retired in 1981. Sinai Hospital recognized his 51 years of service on their medical staff in November, 1981.

Hopkins Affiliations

1926 - 1927 Johns Hopkins Hospital
1926 - 1988 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Scope and Content

The Benjamin H. Klotz collection consists of personal and patient material as well as photographs. Of particular interest are photographs of the old and new Johns Hopkins Hospital gynecology operating rooms and the gynecology staff from the period 1926 to 1927.

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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