Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on diabetes in general as well as works specifically on insulin-dependent diabetes.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: Pam Coll 7
Overview: The main body of this collection consists of issues of comic books from the 1940s containing "true" stories of medical heroism and biomedical progress. There are a smaller number of later comics containing history of medicine stories; comics with a public health message; comics advertising a "health" product, and some reference sources on comic books.
Call Number: MS 700
Overview: The papers document the families formed by the marriages of two sisters, Mary and Fanny Goodridge, to William Hinman Gilbert and Henry A. Cheever, respectively. William H. Gilbert was a clergyman from Weston, Connecticut who, with his wife, taught in schools in Vermont and Massachusetts. Henry A. Cheever was a sea captain who settled in San Francisco ca. 1853 and brought his wife and children there from Massachusetts. The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, journals, record books,...
Call Number: MS 1589
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and research material relating to the professional career of Paul H. Lavietes. The papers include items relating to his investigation for possible Communist sympathies by the Veterans Administration and the House Committee on Un-American Activities and document his involvement in medical research, various controversies over drug treatments for diabetes, conflict of interest in the pharmaceutical industry, and the John Punnett Peters Memorial...
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.