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American Medical Association


Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

AMA Deceased Physicians Masterfile

Identifier: MS C 556

Biographical sketches on note cards for AMA-member physicians that died between 1906-1969.

Dates: 1906-1969

American Medical Association annual meetings collection

Identifier: MS C 461
Collection Summary

Contains announcements, programs, newspaper clippings, tickets, menus, and other ephemera relating to the annual meetings of the American Medical Association. Material exists for the years 1866, 1878-83, 1885, and 1889-90. Many items are addressed to or bear the name of John Shaw Billings, director of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office.

Dates: 1866-1890

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

Committee for the Nation's Health Records from the Michael M. Davis Collection, in the New York Academy of Medicine

Identifier: MS Film 32

Incorporated 1946 with Michael M. Davis, Ph.D., as chair of its Executive Committee, its purpose was to promote national health insurance. With the election of Eisenhower in 1952 it began to function as a health information office for organized labor. The committee was abolished in January, 1956.

Dates: 1939-1955 (bulk 1946-1955)