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Myra Christopher/Center for Practical Bioethics Collection

Identifier: MS-0310

Scope and Contents

The Myra Christopher/Center for Practical Bioethics Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections in September 2019 by Myra Christopher herself. The collection is centered on Christopher’s career and activities as an advocate of end-of-life care and palliative medicine among other issues. The majority of the collection is comprised of organizational documents detailing the relationships between the Center for Practical Bioethics, the Midwest Bioethics Center, and their related collaborators and funding sources. Other major sections of the collection include reports, project proposals and plans, and a series of photographs.


  • 1973-2016


Conditions Governing Use

Donor has transferred copyright they own.


103 Linear Feet (77 Manuscript Boxes; 1 Map Drawer)

Language of Materials


Katy Anielak and Jesse Walker McGraw (Starr Women's Hall of Fame Interns); Lindy Smith and Dr. Anthony LaBat (Supervising Archivists)
March 2024
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository