Garens, Ralph W. Papers

Title: Garens, Ralph W. Papers

Reference Code: Mss-2038

Inclusive Dates:  1942 – 1944

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: Ralph Garrens was a Milwaukee physician.  He studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University before starting his practice in Milwaukee in 1930.  He served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II, and retired from his medical practice around 1964.  He passed away in June 1989.

Scope and Content: The collection consists of correspondence to and from the Federal Communications Commission as well as registration forms concerning Garrens’ possession of a diathermy apparatus.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Notes: The diathermy machine is part of the MCHS museum collection.