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Dr. Lall G. Montgomery papers

Identifier: MSS-148

Scope and Contents

This collection contains publications written by Dr. Montgomery, as well as research done by him and information on Nellie G. Brown, an influential nurse and nursing instructor in Indiana healthcare.


  • Creation: 1929-1970

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical Note

Dr. Lall G. Montgomery was born in Deloraine, Manitoba in July 1902, where he attended school and graduated from high school. He took his premedical work at the University of Manitoba and graduated in Medicine from the Manitoba Medical College in 1929, after having spent a year as intern in the Winnipeg General Hospital. After graduation he spent two years in the study of tuberculosis in the Manitoba Sanatorium at Ninette, Manitoba, and then spent three years as a Fellow in Pathology in the Mayo Foundation of the University of Minnesota at the May Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

After completing this Fellowship, he became director of the Department of Pathology and the Pathology Laboratories of the Ball Memorial Hospital, in Muncie, Indiana where he became Senior Pathologist in the Pathology Department. He was a Founding Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, and Delegate from the Section on Pathology and Physiology to American Medical Association, and President of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and was an Associate Editor of the Journal of the Indiana State Medical Association, and was a member of the Advisory Board of Medical Specialties, representing the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States.

In 1934 he married Edith Reed of Baltimore, Maryland, and they had four children.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Dr. Lall G. Montgomery papers, 1934-1970

Series 2: Dr. Lall G. Montgomery oversized materials, 1929-1970

Series 3: Dr. Lall G. Montgomery photographs, undated

Series 4: Dr. Lall G. Montgomery negatives, undated

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2009/03/26 by mlread. EAD finding aid revised 2012/10/11 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid revised 2013/10/28 by Rebecca Marangelli.

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Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA