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Chester B. McVay, undated

 Collection — Box: 002
Identifier: MS 256 SF

Content Description

This collection consists of one undated b/w photograph and 4 descriptions of surgeries dated 1945.


  • Creation: undated

Biographical / Historical

McVay was a surgeon from Yankton, SD who became recognized internationally as an expert in the anatomy of the inguinal region and an innovator in the surgical repair of hernias. He was born 1911, practice medicine in Yankton, taught at the University of South Dakota, died 1987, and was inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame 2005.


.1 linear foot (one folder)

Language of Materials

From the Group of collections: English

Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository