Name Max Heldman, Original Drawings from The First Forty Years
Dates 1988
Extent 31 drawings in two oversized boxes
Historical Note

In honor of the medical school’s 40th anniversary in Birmingham, Dean James A. Pittman, Jr., commissioned a local Birmingham artist, Max Heldman, to produce a pictorial history celebrating the anniversary.  After several years of work, The First Forty Years: University of Alabama School of Medicine was published in 1988.  This collection consists entirely of some of the original drawings Heldman created for use in this publication.

Scope and Contents

31 pencil drawings ranging in size from 8” x 8½ ” to 29” x 22” and arranged by size in two oversized manuscript boxes

Arrangement Arranged by size
Accession Number Various
Provenance Drawings donated by various UAB personnel over the course of several years or transferred to the UAB Archives from the Reynolds Historical Library.
Copyright UAB maintains its copyrights and proprietary rights to the these images .
Fnding Aid Printed descriptive guide by Tim L. Pennycuff available in repository.
Access Points

Heldman, Max,  d  1897-1989.
University of Alabama.  b  School of Medicine.

Document Types

Pencil drawings.

Location Manuscript Stacks
Related Series


Physical Condition Acid free box – no preservation measures used on these drawings

This page last updated 27 November 2007.

Copyright:  The University of Alabama Board of Trustees.