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The Ronald T. Rolley Collection

Ronald T. Rolley
  • Creator: Rolley, Ronald Turner (1938 - )

  • Collection Date: 1968 - 1977

  • Extent: 3 linear feet

Ronald T. Rolley
by unidentified photographer
black and white photograph, 1972


Ronald T. Rolley was born in Detroit, Michigan. He received his B.A. in 1959 from the College of Wooster and his M.D. in 1963 from Western Reserve University School of Medicine. During his residency at the Medical College of Virginia, Rolley spent two years conducting research at the National Cancer Institute. In 1971, he continued this research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, one of the top research centers for basic immunology in the world. From 1972 until 1977, Rolley served on the staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore and on the faculty in surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He specialized in vascular surgery and did research in tumor and transplantation immunology at the Surgical Research Laboratory of the Thomas O'Neill Memorial Laboratories that were operated jointly by Good Samaritan Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Hopkins Affiliations

Scope and Content

The Ronald T. Rolley Collection covers his years on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. It consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and other materials related to Rolley's studies in tumor and transplantation immunology. Included are materials related to organ transplantation, procurement, handling, and tissue typing. Also included are papers relating to Rolley's work at various Baltimore hospitals, as well as copies of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee Newsletter from 1973 to 1977.

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.

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