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Esmond Ray Long Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 362

Abstract

Biographical data, correspondence, drafts and articles, and printed matter. A sizable portion of the collection pertains to Dr. Long's publications and his work as editor.

Dates

  • 1920-1974

Extent

7.14 Linear Feet (17 MS boxes)

Creator

Abstract

Biographical data, correspondence, drafts and articles, and printed matter. A sizable portion of the collection pertains to Dr. Long's publications and his work as editor.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Biographical Note

Dr. Esmond R. Long (1890-1979) was a graduate of the University of Chicago and received his medical degree from the university's Rush Medical College. Dr. Long also persued postgraduate studies at the University of Prague. He retired as professor emeritus of pathology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was on the faculty from 1932-1955, and director of the Henry Phipps Institute for the Study, Treatment and Prevention of Tuberculosis. He was a specialist in the epidemiology, pathology and public health aspects of tuberculosis, particularly its treatment and prevention. He was greatly concerned about effecting change in the socio-economic problems associated with the disease. From 1919 to 1932, he taught at the University of Chicago, and from 1942 to 1946 he was chief consultant on tuberculosis to the Army Surgeon General.

Dr. Long authored several books, including The Chemistry of Tuberculosis, A History of Pathology, and History of the Therapy of Tuberculosis and the Case of Frederic Chopin. He was editor of the International Journal of Leprosy from 1964 to 1969.

Collection Summary

A sizable portion of the collection pertains to Dr. Long's publications and his work as editor. The major subject area is tuberculosis; contains John B. Barnwell correspondence relating to the Tuberculosis Service of the U. S. Veterans Administration. Other correspondents are: Detlev W. Bronk, Wade H. Brown, Howard T. Harsner, E. B. Krumbhaar, Walsh McDermott, Eugene L. Opie, Henry E. Sigerist, Charles Singer, Shields Warren, and George H. Whipple. Includes material relatingto Florence B. Seibert.

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Long from 1968-1975

General

Processed by
HMD Staff
Processing completed
1975
Encoded by
Dan Jenkins

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Title
Finding Aid to the Esmond Ray Long Papers, 1920-1974
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD Staff
Date
1975
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
Version 1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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