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Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

American Public Health Association records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1938-1972

George Baehr papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1915-1978

Kenneth Z. Baum papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1946-1977

Arend Bouhuys papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1951-1979

Leroy E. Burney papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 842
Overview: Chiefly office files from Burney's tenure as vice-president and executive director of the Milbank Memorial Fund, 1970-1977. (The fund is an organization dedicated to studying and promoting the effective delivery of health services.) Included in the papers are correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, budget summaries, reports and the records for three programs supported by the Fund: the African Medical Education Program, the Commission for the Study of Higher Education for Public Health,...
Dates: 1931-1978

Edward Maurice Cohart papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1936-1978

Connecticut Public Health Association records

 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

Connecticut Regional Medical Program Records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 764
Overview: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes of meetings, grant requests, program descriptions, and printed material documenting the origin and history of the program in Connecticut.Task Force reports of the mid-1960s outlining Connecticut's health care system at that time offer a valuable record of medical and dental facilities then in operation. The annual reports and program evaluations issued between 1967 and 1976 provide an ongoing account of the progress of CRMP's work. The correspondence...
Dates: 1965-1976

George B. Darling papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 770
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, and writings which document the professional career of George B. Darling. The papers highlight Darling's role as head of the Division of Medicine at Yale University, 1946-1953, and as director of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, 1957-1972. The papers also include files from Darling's participation in Operation Crossroads as a civilian observer of the atomic testing at Bikini Atoll. There are also photographs from personal...
Dates: 1805-1995

Caldwell B. Esselstyn papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1945-1964

Isidore Sydney Falk papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1039
Overview: 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...
Dates: 1918-1984

Leslie A. Falk papers

 Collection
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....
Dates: 1926-1995

Irving Fisher papers

 Collection
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

Franklin Manley Foote papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 848
Overview: Office files, printed matter, and press releases documenting Franklin M. Foote's service as commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Health (1959-1972), as a member of the Connecticut Clean Air Commission and Air Pollution Control Program (1970-1971), and the Council on Tuberculosis. Included also are a small amount of papers from 1935 and 1936 of Dr. Stanley Hart Osborn who was then commissioner of the Department of Health. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and...
Dates: 1935-1972, bulk 1959-1972

Franz Goldmann papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1939-1968

Leonard C. Greenburg papers

 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...
Dates: 1911-1946

Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1284
Overview: Correspondence, office files, research materials, and writings documenting Ira Vaughan Hiscock's role as a public health educator, author, consultant, and volunteer, primarily from 1925-1939. Papers illustrate efforts of local, state, and national social welfare agencies in dealing with social problems during the Depression. These papers are part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Dates: 1918-1979, bulk 1925-1939

Lee Sanford Hyde papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1969-1977

Robert Kaplan papers

 Collection
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

Lorin Edgar Kerr papers

 Collection
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....
Dates: 1941-1981