Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1039
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, professional files, research materials, writings, personal papers, and printed matter documenting Isidore Falk's career as an advocate of national health insurance and other programs related to public health. Of particular significance are the materials from his years with the Social Security Board (1936-1954), which document the campaign for government supported health insurance in the United States. Falk conducted public health and medical care surveys...
Call Number: MS 1238
Abstract: 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...