College of American Pathologists Archives
Northfield, Illinois 60093
The College of American Pathologists Archives primary purpose is to provide for the permanent retention of the historical records of the CAP. By collecting, preserving, and enabling accessibility of institutional records, the CAP Archives provide source materials that illustrate and describe the nature and activities of the College, its members, and its staff.
The CAP Archives contains approximately 900 cubic feet of material. Materials housed in the CAP Archives include: Historical files on the College's extensive laboratory improvement programs; College publications, including periodicals such as Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and CAP TODAY, and monographs and brochures on various aspects of pathology and laboratory medicine; Minutes, agendas, and supplementary materials documenting the CAP Board of Governors, councils, commissions, and committees; Holdings from CAP national and regional meetings, seminars, and educational programs; a small but wide-ranging photograph collection; Correspondence, articles, oral histories, speeches, and other papers from distinguished officers and other members of the College.