Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 841
Overview: Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs and subject files. While the papers do not fully document Baehr's active career, particularly as president of the Health Insurance Plan, 1950-1957, the extensive correspondence (1941-1975) reflects Baehr's activity in a wide variety of public positions and professional organizations. Included are files for the Public Health Council of New York State, the Mayor's Committee on Medical Care, 1937-1943, and the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New...
Call Number: MS 1361
Overview: Reports, minutes of meetings, speeches and congressional publications relating to the development of three programs during Baum's service in the United States Public Health Service.These were: the Hill-Burton Medical Facilities Construction Program (1946) to provide federal support for hospital building in state and local communities, legislation (1966) to provide federal support for comprehensive health planning and public health services, and a Regional Medical Program (1965) to establish a...
Call Number: MS 1245
Overview: The papers reflect Bouhuys' professional career as a specialist in lung disease. He was active in many organizations and was called upon as a consultant by legislative committees, trade unions, and manufacturers' groups both in the United States and Great Britain. The papers consist of correspondence, 1963-1979; research and organization files, 1951-1979; writings, 1965-1979; and a small amount of personal papers, 1957-1979. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health...
Call Number: MS 1319
Overview: The papers consist of office files and course material which document Edward M. Cohart's career as professor of public health. There is extensive material for two major projects: the development of a Cancer Control Program at Yale and a research project of time studies of public health personnel. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Call Number: MS 1251
Overview: The records document the history of the Connecticut Public Health Association (1974) and its predecessors. Most materials date from 1946-1993 and consist of correspondence, minutes, bylaws, constitutions, newsletters, officers' reports, and memoranda relating to the business of the organizations. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Dates: 1916-1993, bulk 1946-1993
Call Number: MS 1171
Overview: Correspondence, professional files, subject files, writings, personal and family papers, and printed material. The papers document Esselstyn's pioneering work as founder and director of the Rip Van Winkle Clinic in New York state (1946-1964). The papers also chart Esselstyn's career as director of the Community Health Association of Detroit (1964-1967), as associate director of the New York Metropolitan Regional Medical Program (1967-1968), as a member of the Health Insurance Benefits Advisory...
Call Number: MS 1652
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and subject files which document Leslie A. Falk's career as area medical administrator for the United Mine Workers Health and Welfare Fund, teacher at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Meharry Medical College, and medical activist. The papers highlight Falk's interests in community health services, occupational health and safety, the delivery of medical care in other countries, and African-American medical history....
Call Number: MS 212
Summary: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, teaching files, and memorabilia documenting the professional career and personal life of Irving Fisher, a mathematician, political economist, author, inventor, and activist in social causes. The materials reflect Fisher's interests in economics, the League of Nations, monetary theory and policy, national politics, health reform, prohibition, nutrition, and other topics. Major correspondents include politicians, economists, members of the...
Dates: 1861-1976, bulk 1894-1947
Call Number: MS 1318
Overview: Office files consisting of writings and research materials relating to his scholarly work and teaching in the field of public health. Topics covered include health insurance, Social Security, costs and social organization of medical care, home care and medical care for the elderly and the chronically ill. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Call Number: MS 1320
Overview: Research studies, notes, writings, correspondence, photographs and printed matter chiefly connected with Greenberg's position as sanitary engineer in the United States Public Health Service (1918-1932). Most of the papers concern hazards to the health of industrial workers, but also materials on several research projects including a study of Bacillus acidophilus and a project conducted in collaboration with C.-E.A. Winslow on skin temperature. The correspondence is largely professional, with...
Call Number: MS 808
Overview: The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, memoranda and printed matter related to Hyde's work as a professional staff member of the U.S. House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Subcommittee on Health and the Environment (1972-1977). Most of the outgoing correspondence is actually by Congressmen Harley O. Staggers and Paul G. Rogers. Earlier papers consist of writings by Lee Hyde and additional memoranda. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care & Health...
Call Number: MS 879
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, research materials and unpublished writings of Robert Kaplan. The research materials and writings document John L. Lewis, the UMWA Welfare and Retirement Fund, and Josephine Roche, retirement fund director.
Dates: 1918-1971, bulk 1945-1959
Call Number: MS 785
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, statistical reports, and organization files, writings and printed matter, which document Lorin Kerr's work in the United Mine Workers Department of Occupational Health. Kerr's active participation in professional organizations, such as the American Public Health Association, District of Columbia Public Health Organization, and the Group Health Association of America, and his term as visiting professor at Howard University are also documented in the papers....
Call Number: MS 780
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research memoranda, addresses, publications, and miscellaneous biographical material of Goldie Krantz, an active proponent of prepaid dental and medical care. In addition, there are records concerning the Welfare Fund of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, the Pacific Maritime Association, and the Group Health Association. Memoranda and other papers related to her work as a researcher and consultant in evaluating health care plans in...
Call Number: MS 1235
Overview: The papers consist of professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts, articles and essays, research materials, copies of his published works, administrative files of MD Publications and miscellaneous biographical and professional materials. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Call Number: MS 938
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, administrative files, subject files, printed materials and reports of Harold J. Mayers. The papers also contain files from six national and Washington, D.C., public health and tuberculosis organizations, including the American Public Health Association and National Tuberculosis Association. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Call Number: MS 845
Overview: The records consist of administrative files of the organization, biographical and historical material on the fund, editorial files, press releases, bibliographies on aspects of public health, and specialized reports on individual programs. Fund officers whose biographical material and speeches were collected include John A. Kingsbury, Albert Goodsell Milbank, William H. Welch, and C.-E. A. Winslow. Of particular interest are the records (1922-1934) of the Bellevue-Yorkville Project which...
Dates: 1898-2000, bulk 1922-1999
Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Call Number: MS 798
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, and reports relating to health care policies and programs in Connecticut during the 1970s and early 1980s. In his capacity as program co-ordinator of the Connecticut Regional Medical Program, executive director of the Southwest Connecticut Health Systems Agencies, and consultant for the United Way, Edward F. Morrissey was involved in the analysis of the existing health care system and the formulation and implementation of changes relating to...
Call Number: Ms Coll 85
Overview: Polly Luckett Murray (1934-2019) was an artist and resident of Lyme, Connecticut whose documentation of local illness and advocacy work prompted the medical investigation that identified Lyme disease. After the bacteria and means of transmission were identified she worked to raise public awareness of Lyme disease and authored The Widening Circle: a Lyme disease pioneer tells her story. The collection documents Murray's data collection of symptoms experienced by...
Dates: circa 1965 - 1996