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United States. Public Health Service


Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Bess Furman (Armstrong) Papers - Project materials pertaining to a history of the U.S. Public Health Service

Identifier: MS C 202

Manuscript copy, and related materials, of Furman's history of the Public Health Service, 1798-1948, ending with the administration of Dr. Thomas Parran.

Dates: 1962-1969

C. Everett Koop Papers

Identifier: MS C 489

Dr. C. Everett Koop was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) in February 1981, and sworn in as Surgeon General on November 17, 1981. The collection documents Koop's career as a leading pediatric surgeon during the 1950s-1970s, his activities as Surgeon General from 1981-1989 and the many public health issues with which he was concerned, and some of his post-Surgeon General's career as a health advocate.

Dates: 1933-2011

Charles Armstrong Collection

Identifier: MS C 269

Contains reprints of articles authored by Charles Armstrong and a bibliography prepared and collected by Dr. James P. Leake.

Dates: 1920-1972

Elizsabeth G. Pritchard Papers

Identifier: MS C 187
Abstract Reports, documents, memoranda, drafts, correspondence, and printed matter pertaining to the U. S. Public Health Service. Subjects include a history of the U.S.P.H.S. during World War II; policies and activities in Civilian Health Districts 1-10; medical and social aspects of tuberculosis, venereal disease, malaria, sanitation, and industrial health; the Emergency Medical Service; care of sick and wounded; civil defense; health problems relating to the use of gas; public health...
Dates: 1936-1959

Emery A. Johnson Papers

Identifier: MS C 587

Emery A. Johnson (1929-2005), American physician, administrator, and health advocate, devoted his career to improving the health needs of the country's Native American and Alaska Native populations. He was the fourth director of the Indian Health Service (I.H.S.), an Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, and a life-long supporter of allowing American Indians to take control of their own health care management.

Dates: 1938-2007

George Rosen Public Health Oral History Collection

Identifier: MS C 203

Collection of interviews conducted for source material for Rosen's projected history of United States public health in the postwar years; also included is some draft background materials.

Dates: 1960-1965

George Shiras Papers

Identifier: MS C 45

Correspondence, reprints and clippings primarily documenting Shiras' collaboration with the Committee of One Hundred to create a national health department.

Dates: 1897-1923

George St. John Perrott Papers

Identifier: MS C 370
Abstract Perrott directed the National Health Survey (1935-1936) which provided estimates and projections of U.S. disability and illness on a national scale. He served three Surgeons General as Chief of the Division of Public Health Method. After retirement, Perrott organized an international conference on health studies for the NIH. His work after becoming director of research and statistics for the Group Health Association of America in 1962 provided support for the Health Maintenance Organization...
Dates: 1920-1980

Harold Fred Dorn Papers

Identifier: MS C 235

A medical statistician for the U.S. Public Health Service. Worked in work in epidemiology, population studies.

Dates: 1932-1970

Health Organisation Correspondence

Identifier: MS C 34

Private and official letters of U.S. Public Health officers and other members of the Health Organisation of the League of Nations.

Dates: 1926-1938

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