New York Cardiological Society Records, 1949-1995

New York Cardiological Society Records

Historical Note

The New York Cardiological Society was founded by one of the first heart specialists in the United States, Dr. Louis F. Bishop, and chartered in 1928. It is the oldest organization of cardiovascular scientists in the United States. In 1996 it merged with the New York State Chapter, American College of Cardiology. One of its primary goals is to “provide information on advances in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases."

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection includes bound copies of Dr. Bishop’s The Birth of a Specialty, and W. Bruce Fye’s American Cardiology; minutes; correspondence; treasurer’s reports and financial statements; newsletters; program brochures; and a copy of the constitution and by-laws.

Administrative Info

Collection processed and described by Doris Strauss, 2015.

Requests for permission to quote from or publish any materials should be directed to the reference librarian or curator in writing.

Preferred Citation

New York Cardiological Society Records. The Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room, New York Academy of Medicine Library.


New York Cardiological Society, 2014.

Collection Contents

Box 1    The Birth of a Specialty: The Diary of an American Cardiologist by Louis Faugeres Bishop, M.D. - 1977
Box 1    American Cardiology: The History of a Specialty and its College by W. Bruce Fye - 1996
Box 1    Folder 1    History - Correspondence, clippings, photos, misc. - 1954-1981
Box 1    Folder 2    History - Correspondence, clippings, photos, misc. - 1949-1981
Box 1    Folder 3    History - Newsletter, correspondence, misc. - 1964-1979
Box 1    Folder 4    Officers Lists, memorandum, correspondence, misc. - 1976-1993
Box 1    Folder 5    Memorandum, minutes, Constitution & By-laws, misc. - 1969-1991
Box 1    Folder 6    Minutes, Executive Board meeting minutes - 1970-1984
Box 1    Folder 7    Minutes, Executive Board meeting minutes - 1960-1969
Box 1    Folder 8    Treasurer's report, financial statements - 1985-1993
Box 1    Folder 9    Treasurer's report, financial statements - 1974-1984
Box 1    Folder 10    Correspondence, misc. - 1978-1993
Box 1    Folder 11    Mission Statement, committee reports, minutes, misc. - 1990-1994
Box 1    Folder 12    Minutes, committee reports, misc. - 1981-1990
Box 1    Folder 13    Correspondence, misc. - 1990-1993
Box 1    Folder 14    Program planning manual, minutes, misc. - 1977-1992
Box 1    Folder 15    Program brochures, scientific sessions list, misc. - 1972-1994
Box 1    Folder 16    Program brochures, misc. - 1972-1994
Box 1    Folder 17    Program brochures - 1990-1995
Box 1    Folder 18    New York Cardiologist newsletter - 1/1990-4/1995

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The New York Academy of Medicine Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

New York Cardiological SocietySearch ArchiveGrid
American College of Cardiology. New York State ChapterSearch ArchiveGrid
Medicine -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc.Search ArchiveGrid
Cardiology -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc.Search ArchiveGrid