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Dr. Howard Madigan Correspondence to Toledo Blade

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-331

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Dr. Howard Madigan to the Toledo Blade from 1987 to 2003. Topics addressed by Dr. Madigan primarily concern various aspects of local healthcare issues. All the letters in the collection were published in the Toledo Blade and appear here as newspaper clippings.


  • 1987-2003

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials may be accessed by request at the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections on the fifth floor of the William S. Carlson Library on the main campus of the University of Toledo. Materials do not circulate.

Conditions Governing Use

In most cases, the Canaday Center does not own the copyright and literary rights to items in its collections; it is the responsibility of the researcher to adhere to U.S. Copyright and Fair Use laws, including seeking permission from the copyright holder and payment of any royalty fees, in the reproduction and use of archival materials. Providing copies or scans does not constitute a license to publish or reproduce images in print or electronic form.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Howard Madigan was born on March 31, 1921 in Washington, D.C. and passed away November 7, 2015 at age 94. He attended Georgetown University for both his undergrade and for his medical degree which he received in 1942 and 1945, respectively. A few years later he returned to Georgetown University to get his graduate education in surgery after running a private practice and serving on the faculty at Georgetown from 1952 to 1964. Due to his interests in Medical Education he came to Toledo to become the first Director of Medical Education at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center and in 1969 he established the Northwest Ohio Institute for Continuing Education. In 1970, with the opening of the Medical College of Ohio, Dr. Madigan became the Associate Dean for Continuing Education, a position he he held until his retirement in 1987.

Work Cited: "Howard Madigan - Obituary". Legacy.Com, 2015, Accessed 14 Oct 2020.


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Language of Materials


Dr. Howard Madigan Correspondence to Toledo Blade, 1987-2003
Nicky Rhymes
October 14, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections Repository

2801 West Bancroft Street
William S. Carlson Library, Fifth Floor
Toledo Ohio 43606 United States