The collection includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, publications, and lectures. In addition to his long and distinguished medical career as a pioneering gastroenterologist and influential African-American physician, Dr. Berry was active in teaching, writing, and community public service.
Donor's copyrights were transferred to the public domain. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.