Finding Aid

Jo Ono
.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Biographical Note
Jo Ono was born February 8, 1898 in Fukushima, Japan. He moved to the U.S. in 1914 where he attended high school and college. He graduated from Lafayette College in 1924 and from Jefferson Medical College in 1928. He remained at Jefferson for his internship until 1930 before working as a physician at Pennsylvania's Mont Alto State Sanatorium until 1932. He decided to pursue bronchology and returned to Jefferson for two more years to train in bronchoesophagology under Louis H. Clerf. Ono then returned to Japan and worked as a bronchoscopist at St. Lukes' International Hospital in Tokyo. In 1947 he received his Doctor of Medical Science, and in 1948 he was appointed Visiting Professor of Bronchoesophagology at Keio University. In 1949 he founded the Japan Bronchoesophagological Society. He died January 17, 1988.

Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a 1975 curriculum vitae; several publications, two in Japanese; correspondence from Jo Ono and from his wife Kimi Ono; and a 1918 letter from William Osler to Chevalier Jackson.

Organization and Arrangement

  1. Biography (1975-1996)
  2. Addresses (1954)
  3. Publications (1948-1981)
  4. Correspondence (1975-1997)
  5. Events and Ephemera (1918-1990)

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