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Public Health

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

George M. Kober Papers

Identifier: MS C 315
Abstract Dr. George M. Kober was acting Assistant Surgeon in the U. S. Army from 1874-86, and in 1890 became Professor of Hygiene at the Georgetown Medical School. An active member of civic and professional organizations, Kober was particularly interested in local health reform. He was Dean of the Georgetown Medical School from 1901-28. Correspondence includes family, general, and business files as well as anniversary volumes of letters. Collection contains material on a variety of medical and public...
Dates: 1866-1938

HEW News Release

 Digital Record
Identifier: 101584929X159
Dates: 26 July 1972

Hugh S. Cumming Papers

Identifier: MS C 325

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.

Dates: 1945-1977

Ira Vaughn Hiscock Papers

Identifier: MS C 364

Correspondence, memoranda, clippings, drafts, reprints, and miscellaneous public health data. Includes material on: Arkansas-Mississippi flood (1927), "A national plan for health services" (1934), "Greater Boston community survey" (1949), and "A five year plan ... in Connecticut" (1964). Also contains health data relating to other countries, especially China. Includes notes and printed matter pertaining to W. Frank Walker.

Dates: 1920-1974

Jacob N. Shanberge Medical Stamp Collection

Identifier: PP08-152

The collection includes stamps issued by nations, principalities, protectorates, and other geopolitical entities, as well as organizations such as the United Nations.

Dates: 1897-1992

James A. Shannon Papers

Identifier: MS C 363

Correspondence, talks, articles, reports and documents, photographs, certificates and diplomas. Dr. Shannon was on the faculty of the New York University College of Medicine from 1929-46. In 1946 he joined the National Institutes of Health, and from 1955-68 Dr. Shannon was Director of the NIH. In 1970 he became Professor and Special Assistant to the President of the Rockefeller University.

Dates: 1924-1975

James Angus Doull Papers

Identifier: MS C 46

Correspondence, notes, articles, photos and printed matter devoted primarily to Doull's research on medical history during his tenure at Johns Hopkins University in the 1920s. Also contains documentation Doull used as a delegate to the International Health Conference in 1946.

Dates: 1921-1964

John Shaw Billings Papers at New York Public Library [microform]

Identifier: MS Film 25

When John Shaw Billings left the Army in 1895 to become first a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and shortly thereafter the director of the New York Public Library, he took with him many of his personal and professional papers.

Dates: 1854-1913

Joseph W. Mountin Reprints

Identifier: MS C 436

An incomplete set of the collected reprints of Joseph W. Mountin relating to his work with the Public Health Service on regional public health.

Dates: 1928-1951

Lawrence Kolb Papers

Identifier: MS C 279

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.

Dates: 1912-1972