13th International Congress of Physiology, Boston 1929
This set of twenty-nine contact prints that were taken by Peter V. Karpovich. This is page out of Scrapbook that is titled, "Men 1929-1933" contained in the Peter V. Karpovich Papers. The Scrapbook contains contact prints. The contact prints on this page document the gathering of physiologists for the 13th International Physiological Conference in April of 1929 in the courtyard of Harvard Medical School. There are group photographs and portraits photographs. Among the prints are images of Ivan Pavlov, internationally renowned Russian physiologist alone and in a group.
The XIIIth Congress, the first to be held outside of Europe, took place in Boston, MA, in April 1929. It was a watershed meeting and indicated that American physiology had come of age. Meticulously organized, it was the largest congress to date, with over 1,200 participants from more than 40 countries. Peter V. Karpovich, Springfield College professor, was in attendance and was photographed along with other Russian pupils of Ivan Pavlov.
The contact prints represented in this scrapbook may also be present in the negitives located in Series 27, box 19, folders 9-28.
First page of scrapbook titled "Men: 1926-1933", located in box 18 folder 6 in the Peter V. Karpovich Papers.