Public health -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 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 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 1461
Overview: The papers of Beverlee A. Myers consist of correspondence, topical files, reports, speeches, printed material, datebooks, photographs, audiocassettes and a videotape chiefly relating to Myers's career in public health between 1973 and 1986.
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 Coll 67
Overview: The collection comprises material collected by medical historian Bert Hansen to document depictions of medicine and public health presented to the general population of the United States from the mid-19th through early 21st centuries. Contents of the collection were produced between 1850 and 2010 and include complete and partial issues of periodical publications, prints, posters, film publicity materials, product brochures and promotional materials, calendars, and photocopies of related...
Call Number: MS 749
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, organization and subject files, teaching materials, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials documenting the professional career and personal life of C.-E.A. Winslow, a prominent figure in the public health movement. Correspondence focuses on health and social welfare issues with several notable educators, doctors, and social policy advocates. Organization files include material relating to the United States Public Health Service and the...
Dates: 1874-1977, bulk 1915-1945