Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 810
Overview: Papers collected by Arthur J. Viseltear in connection with his research on the development of the American Public Health Association's Medical Care Section. Included are relevant records from the organization (1940-1957) documenting its research into the question of incorporating medical care into public health with special reports on medical care for the indigent, rural medicine, and relations between hospitals and health departments. In 1948 the advocates of medical care succeeded with the...
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 Coll 76
Overview: The collection includes photographic plates and prints collected by Stanley B. Burns, M.D., that document medical practice and medical practitioners circa 1840 through the 1970s. The collection includes items created using multiple photographic techniques and supports including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, lantern slides, photographic negatives, cartes de visite, cabinet photographs (cabinet cards), stereoscopic photographs, panoramic photographs, picture postcards, gelatin silver...
Dates: Circa 1840-1979
Call Number: RU 557
Overview: The records consist of administrative files, correspondence, reports, and student and staff records documenting the operations of the Department of University Health at Yale University.
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 1496
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and itineraries which document the professional activities of Robert B. Fetter, especially throughout the 1980s. Many of the materials relate to Fetter's expertise in the field of health care management, and particularly to his innovations and work concerning Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs). The papers include some files pertaining to Fetter's responsibilities within the Yale University School of Organization and Management.
Call Number: MS 2007
Overview: The collection comprises records of the Greater New Haven Coalition for People, a grassroots organization that advocates for lower and middle income residents of New Haven, Connecticut. Materials include correspondence, financial and fundraising records, files on topics and events that the Coalition worked on, and posters and protest signs. Materials date from 1981 to 2014. Much of the collection concerns different issues the Coalition focused on, including the removal of bus stops from the...
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 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 897
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, reports, writings, and personal papers of John Punnett Peters. The papers primarily document his crusade for national health insurance and his support for progressive causes and include materials on his disloyalty charge. Copies of many of his writings and speeches and personal correspondence and papers are also included. These papers are part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Call Number: MS 1641
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, topical files, photographs, writings, diplomas, awards, speeches, certificates, and curricula vitae that document Alexander Duff Robertson's career as a teacher of public health and preventive medicine, an administrator of health organizations, and a spokesman for social medicine. The papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Dates: 1893-1991, bulk 1948-1984
Call Number: RG 73
Overview: The Collection includes pamphlets, brochures, typescripts, booklets, comic books, posters, cartoons, letters, memoranda, offprints, etc., documenting various aspects of social issues in America and throughout the world during the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1919-1972, bulk 1938-1958
Call Number: MS 1237
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, project files, speeches and presentations, writings and topical files all relating to health insurance and health care, particularly in its financial aspects in the United States, geriatric medicine, and long-term care financing. Important correspondents include Odin W. Anderson, Robert M. Ball, Frederick W. Brown, Wilbur J. Cohen, Merlin K. DuVal, Melvin A. Glasser, Philip R. Lee, James Mackenzie, Robert J. Myers, Ernest W. Saward, and Robert M. Sigmond....
Call Number: MS 1238
Overview: Correspondence, teaching papers, organization and subject files and writings reflecting various aspects of Somers' career as a teacher of political science at Harvard, Haverford and Princeton (1947-1979), as a member of task forces developing the Medicare program, and as a prolific writer in the field of American health policy. His five books on health care were all written in collaboration with his wife, Anne Ramsay Somers. Correspondence with friends and colleagues is conncentrated on the...
Call Number: MS 811
Overview: The papers document Arthur Jack Viseltear's scholarship and professional interests in the field of public health. They include materials related to his teaching and research, documentation of his professional activities, and personal papers which include his diaries from 1974 to 1989. Unpublished writings include research notebooks for his biography of C.-E. A. Winslow and tapes and transcripts of interviews for his study of the contemporary Yale School of Medicine of his time.
Call Number: Ms Coll 82
Overview: The collection includes seven bound volumes of hand-written medical records from Waltham Hospital (Waltham Massachusetts) created between 1889-1897 and one book about Alfred Worcester, M.D. (1855-1951), who practiced medicine at Waltham Hospital. Each volume contains the records of approximately 100 patients written by attending physicians. Records may include progress notes, operative reports, medication records, pathology reports, patient dispositions, and drawings. The collection documents...
Dates: 1889-1897, 1925