Parran, Thomas, Jr., 1892-1968
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Consists of information on international health organizations and related material, 1945-1946. Includes memoranda from Thomas Parran. Also includes cover letter from Howard B. Calderwood, dated 1977.
Dr. Lawrence Kolb was a pioneer in the medical approach to narcotics addiction treatment and in public health research and treatment of mental illness. He was one of the first to advocate treating drug addicts as patients, not criminals. The collection deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile delinquency, and mental health.
Two copies of the report, with introductory statement, exhibits, and sections.