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Pacemakers: The Foundation of Minnesota's Medical Industry: Primary Sources: Archives & Records

Books & Other Publications

One Man's Full Life, by Earl E. Bakken.
Minneapolis: Medtronic, Inc., 1999.
MNHS call number: HD 9994 .U52 B353 1999

Reflections on Leadership, by Earl E. Bakken.
Minneapolis: Medtronic, Inc., 1989.
MNHS call number: HD 57.7 .B34 1989

Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc., Impulse [newsletter], 1975-1980.
MNHS call number: RC 684 .P3 I56

Cardio-Pace Medical, Inc., Annual Report, 1985.
MNHS call number: HD 9994.1 .C38 A3

 

Manuscripts

Medtronic Inc.:Annual Report, 1966, 1987, 1990.
MNHS call number: HD 9994.1 .M42 A3

Oral History

Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project Interviews.
The project consists of seventeen oral history interviews. The most useful ones for this topic are the interviews with Earl Bakken and C. Walton Lillehei, and an interview with both.
MNHS call number:  Digital Finding Aid
Visit the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project web site for more information about these interviews, including excerpts.

Search for Primary Sources at MNHS

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