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.
Luther Terry was U.S. Surgeon General from 1961-1965. The collection primarily documents his professional activities and most notably contains all the speeches he gave while Surgeon General. The largest single portion of the collection documents the numerous organizations and government agencies in which Terry was either a member or advisor on the issue of anti-smoking.