Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Julius B. Richmond Papers (1941-2004) document the career of the pediatrician and public health advocate. The collection highlights his time as the U.S. Surgeon General as well as his academic career at the State University of New York at Syracuse and Harvard Medical School. It also details important programs which Richmond help establish, such as Head Start.
Contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, talks, drafts, reprints and printed matter. Among the organizations and conferences represented are the Gesell Clinic, the Yale University Child Study Center, the Cornell-N. Y. Hospital Institute of Child Health, the World Health Organization and the 1940 White House Conference. A sizable portion of the correspondence and reprints pertain to individual projects and publications.
Nine-page letter from Lucretiis in San Severo to Judge D. Biagio Michitelli of Puglia, Italy regarding pediatric physical abnormalities. Handwritten entirely in Italian.
Collection documents Dr. Ravitch's career as a pioneering thoracic and pediatric surgeon and developer of surgical stapling techniques through correspondence, administrative records, writings, motion pictures, and editorial duties on various journals and textbooks.
The collection focuses on Dr. Bruton's medical career as a distinguished Chief of Pediatric Service at Walter Reed Army Hospital from 1946-1959 and Army Major Colonel, who first reported a children's disease in 1951 which he named agammaglobulinemia.
Clemens Peter Freiherr von Pirquet was the progeny of a Lower Austrian noble family, the term Freiherr corresponding to English baron. He was creator of a classical diagnostic test for tuberculosis in which tuberculin is applied to a superficial abrasion of the skin of the arm.
Unpublished typescripts of lectures given to medical and nursing students and to regional and national professional groups.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.
Interviews of significant researchers and public figures from the 1970s era of the child development movement.