Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Contains correspondence, annual proceedings, public health papers, data on membership and meetings, printed matter, and photo. Papers for years 1940-55 not in collection.
Eugene L. Bishop's committee minutes and reports for his section of the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection.
Henry Coit was a pediatrician and won recognition for his work on the care and feeding of infants. The collection contains correspondence, photos, genealogical data, certificates and diplomas, medical school lecture notes, day books, case reports, memorandum books, ledgers and accounts, reports, articles and speeches, notes, reprints, clippings, printed matter, graphs, charts and blueprints.
Unpublished typescripts of lectures given to medical and nursing students and to regional and national professional groups. Topics include pediatrics, obstetrical care, child welfare, and public health.