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This collection consists of the medical equipment used by Dr. Samuel B. Muller in the Nursing Department during his stay at Pittsburg State University.

Dr. Samuel B. Muller was born in 1905 in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1932, Dr. Muller received his Bachelors of Science, and in 1934, a Doctor in Medicine from the University of Kansas. In 1934 he married Cordelia White. He practiced medicine in Southeast Kansas following the marriage. In 1941, Dr. Muller began working at the Royal Oak Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. In 1942, Dr. Muller became a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve and served in the South Pacific during World War II until 1945. After the war, Dr. Muller served as the City Health Officer in Pittsburg, Kansas from 1946 – 1973 joining the Crawford County Medical Society, The Red Cross Blood Drive, and the Mirza Shrine in the Process. In 1972, Dr. Muller also took up the job of the District Coroner. In 1973, Dr. Muller became a faculty member at the Kansas State College of Pittsburg (now Pittsburg State University) as the director of Student Health Services. In 1974, Dr. Muller became a fellow for the American Academy of Family Nurses. In the late 1970s, Dr. Muller left the Department. Dr. Muller passed away in Pittsburg in 1991.

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Education, Health and Medicine, Social Life and Customs


Education | Medicine and Health Sciences

Size of Collection

9 linear feet

Dates of Collection

circa 1970

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0366

Muller, Samuel B., Collection, circa 1970



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