NANCY R. ZITO Collection
Earl K. Long Library
Size: 10 linear feet
Inclusive dates: n.d.,
Summary: Personal and medical records, largely pertaining to the life and career of Dr. Joseph Anthony Danna. Included are certificates, diplomas, clippings, correspondence, hospital records of United States Army Base Hospital No. 102 and Charity Hospital, ledgers, manuscripts of medical articles and papers written by Danna, records of the New Orleans Post-Graduate School of Medicine, medical notes and notebooks, memorabilia, miscellany, Municipal Auditorium Commission minutes, photographs, house plans, publications, and a scrapbook with attachments.
Source: Gift, May 1984
Access: No restrictions
rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library,
R. Zito Collection, Earl K. Long Library,
Joseph Anthony Danna was
In 1949 Danna was created a
163-25 Certificates and diplomas. Arranged chronologically.
Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventative Medicine, membership certificate. n.d.
Nelson Surgery and consulting Bureau, membership certificate. n.d.
Physician's Prayer, certificate issued to Dr. Joseph A. Danna by the Ursuline nuns. n.d.
issued by Pope Leo XIII awarding the Lateran Cross to Dr. Joseph A. Danna.
University Doctor of Philosophy diploma.
No. 6 [draft board], City of
Red Cross, certificate awarded to Dr. Joseph A. Danna.
States Army Reserve, Medical Section, appointment to major.
States Army Medical Corps, appointment to lieutenant colonel.
of the Italian Crown certificate awarded to Dr. Joseph A. Danna by King Victor
Emmanuel III in recognition of his service to the Italian army in the First
and Protective Order of Elks, certificate declaring Dr. Joseph A. Danna has
been a member since
States Public Health Service Reserve, appointment to senior surgeon,
issued by Pope Pius XII creating Dr. Joseph A. Danna a Knight of St. Gregory
163-1 Clippings. n.d.,
Correspondence. See also 163-4 and 163-21.
Calling cards. ca. 1918 - 1919.
A. Danna records concerning personal finances while serving in
Passenger List of Organizations and Casuals. This list consists principally of a list of the officers and men of the hospital. Xerographic copy. ca. 1918 - 1919.
book of patients, unidentified but almost certainly from Charity Hospital,
showing name, age, race, sex, illness, treatment of illness, result of
treatment, and anesthetic used. n.d.,
39 record book. (Ward 39 was an
163-7 Manuscripts of medical articles and paper.
Manuscripts by Joseph A. Danna.
Principles Involved in the Pathology and Treatment of Empyema
Thoracis." Includes manuscript of
English version, manuscript of an Italian translation, and a reprint of the
published article in Surgery, Gynecology,
Untitled manuscripts. n.d.
Manuscripts by others.
Charles R. Bradean, "Present Ideals of the Physical Plant in Medical Education." n.d.
Irving S. Cutte, "The Art of Medicine." n.d.
Charles P. Emerson, "The Danger of the Stereotyped Curriculum." n.d.
G. Canby Robinson, "Present Ideals of the Physical Plant in Medical Education." n.d.
163-8 New Orleans Post-Graduate School of Medicine records. 1914 - 1916.
163-9 Notes, notebooks, and
163-6 Private practice. Ledgers re: Joseph A. Danna's private patients.
163-22 American flag. n.d.
163-23 Medical instruments in case. n.d.
163-10 The American Bank &
Trust Co., statement of condition with attachments. n.d.,
sketches of Augusto Tosso, Italian ambassador to the
and programs. n.d.,
Louisiana State University Diamond Jubilee materials. n.d.
Auditorium Commission minutes with attachments. n.d.,
163-28 Handtinted, framed portrait of Dr. Joseph A. Danna. Displayed in Room 410. n.d., See also 163-71.
Portraits of Dr. Joseph A. Danna, Portraits of
others, and group portraits. n.d.,
for Danna residence at
Books and reprints.
Delivered at the Presentation of the Anniversary Volume to Professor Rudolph
Inebriety.” Reprinted from Pan
Autografos de Cristobal Colon y Papeles de
163-15 Calling All Christians: The Three Phases of Salvation. 1979.
The Catholic Church in
Current Correspondence. May 1931.
De Equestri Ordine S. Gregorii Magni pro Equitibus Classis Civilis. 1947.
Fascismo e Massoneria. n.d.
“Higher Education, The Fortune Survey.” Supplement to Fortune. September 1949.
History of the
Holmes, Festival della Piazza d'Italia.
Missionhurst: Immaculate Heart Missions. n.d.
A Modern Catholic Laymen: A Tribute to the Life of the Late Joseph P. Buckley. 1940. 2 copies.
The National Institute of Health: Experts in
Chemistry, Medicine, Bacteriology and Allied Sciences to Be Brought Together
in Coordinated Research: A Clearing House for Information Relative to the
Alleviation of Human Suffering: Under the Direction of the
New and Nonofficial Remedies, 1946,
Containing Descriptions of the Articles which Stand Accepted by the Council of
Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association as of
The Nutritive Value of the Banana. 1933.
Drawn from an Experience of Eleven Thousand Anaestheses.” Reprinted from the
163-16 The Parish Conference: Its Organization, Administration and Activities. ca. 1927.
Popular Talks on Vincentianism. 1940.
Report of the Board of Administrators of the Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, to the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana. 1931.
The Rescue of
Sainte Germaine Cousim: Virge de Pibrac. ca. 1927.
of the Accomplishments of the Italian Medical Men in the War.”
Reprinted from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Souvenir du Restaurant Antoine. n.d.
A Souvenir of Saint Mary's Hospital Founded in Eighteen Hundred and Eight Nine. 1922.
Souvenir Volume of the Golden Jubilee: Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for Indians and Colored People, 1891 - 1941. ca. 1941.
“Standards for the Protection of Blood Doners: Red Cross Reduces Errors to a Minimum.” Reprinted from Hospitals, November 1943.
The Story of
Therapia dell'Empiema Plerico Acuto.”
Reprinted from Bolletino deel
Secieta Medico-Chirurgica di
They Shall Live Again: The Story of the National Catholic War Council Overseas After World War I. 1945.
The Times Challenge Us. n.d.
Tycos Blood Pressure Manual. 1915.
What Crime Statistics Show About the Italians. n.d.
Youth Progress Program, Archdiocese of
163-17 AARP News Bulletin. Vol. XX, no. 5, May, 1979.
[Bulletin of the]
Annual Report, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, New Orleans.
Seventieth Annual Report. October, 1938 - September, 1939.
Seventy-Seventh Annual Report. October, 1945 - September, 1946.
L'Araldo di S. Antonio with Attachments. September 1949.
163-18 The CDL Report. January/ February, 1980.
The CGA Newsletter. Vol. III, no. 2, April - May, 1979.
CGA World. Vol. II, no. 6, September/October, 1982.
The Catholic Charities Review. Vol. XXXIV, no. 5, May, 1980.
Vol. XV, no. 3, November, 1947.
Vol. XVI, no. 1, July, 1948.
Vol. XVI, no. 3, November, 1948.
Vol. XVI, no. 4, January, 1949.
Vol. XVI, no. 5, March, 1949.
Vol. XVII, no. 4, January, 1950.
Vol. XVIII, no. 1, July, 1950.
Christian Vanguard. Issue #98, February, 1980.
City News. Vol. IX, no. 30,
XIII, no. 34,
XV, no. 45,
XVI, no. 25,
XVI, no. 27,
XVI, no. 35,
XVII, no. 33,
XVII, no. 34,
XVII, no. 36,
The Daily Record.
Finance: All the News of the Hire of the
Dollar. Vol. LIX, no. 2,
Vol. IV, no. 2, July, 1977.
Vol. VII, no. 3, Spring 1981.
Leaves from the
Vol. XV, no. 2, March - April, 1949.
Vol. XV, no. 5, September - October, 1949.
Vol. XVI, no. 3, May - June, 1950.
Vol. XVI, no. 4, July - August, 1950.
Monthly Letter on Economic Conditions, Government Finance.
National Catholic Register. Vol.
The New Yorker. Vol. XXVI, no. 11,
Vol. XVII, no. 8, December, 1948.
Vol. XVIII, no. 2, April, 1948.
IV, no. 7,
IV, no. 17,
Our Sunday Visitor. Vol. LXVIII, no. 39,
163-20 The Southern Jesuit.
Vol. XVI, no. 1, October, 1948.
Vol. XVI, no. 2, December, 1948.
Vol. XVII, no. 1, October, 1949.
Vol. XVII, no. 5, June, 1950.
Vol. XVII, no. 6, August, 1950.
La Stampa. Vol. CLX, no. 160,
Sunday News Magazine.
Tribune des Francophiles. July, 1982.
Venereal Disease Information.
Vol. IV, no. 1, n.d.
Index to Vol. III, n.d.
La Voce Coloniale.
V, no. 15,
V, no. 16,
V. no. 17,
VII, no. 4,
The Volunteers Gazette. No. 2050. December 1949.
163-21 Scrapbook, including loose materials from scrapbook.
Miscellany. n.d., 1914,
including portraits of Dr. Joseph A Danna, portraits of unidentified persons,
and group portraits sometimes including Danna.
Danna, Joseph A.
Zito, Nancy R.