The Maxwell Myer Wintrobe papers (1905-1998) contain personal papers, books, articles, correspondence, material from professional organizations, University of Utah office files, research notes, awards, plaques, biographical material, personal mementoes, and travel documents. These materials all relate to Maxwell Myer Wintrobe (1901-1986), often called the founder of hematology. His research established hematology as a clinical and scientific discipline. He was also one of the first to pioneer treatments for cancer through chemotherapy.
The Maxwell Myer Wintrobe photograph collection contains individual and group portraits of scientists, photographs of medical illustrations relating to anemia and hematology. As well as travel photographs, and two souvenir albums presented to Maxwell Wintrobe in Italy and the United States.
The Maxwell Myer Wintrobe video collection (circa 1967-1984) contains film and video relating to the medical and academic career of Dr. Maxwell Myer Wintrobe, an authority on hematology, who spent the later bulk of his career at the University of Utah where he conducted research in hereditary and metabolic disorders as well as cardiovascular research.