Hiscock, Ira V. (Ira Vaughan), 1892-

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Bacteriologist; member of the Conn. Dept. of Health, 1914-1917; from 1920-1960, professor of public health, Yale University; innovator in the areas of public health surveys and state and local health councils; frequent consultant and volunteer to local, state, and national social welfare agencies.

From the description of Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers, 1918-1979 (inclusive), 1925-1939 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702205907

From the guide to the Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers, 1918-1979, 1925-1939, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Ira Vaughn Hiscock (1892-1986) was born in Farmington, ME. He received his batchelor's degree from Wesleyan University and his masters and Ph.D. from Yale University. Trained as a bacteriologist, he joined Yale's School of Public Health faculty in 1920 and retired in 1960; an endowed professorship there now bears his name. He was member of the Connecticut Department of Health (1914-1917) and served as president of the National Health Council, the American Public Health Association, the Association of Schools of Public Health, and the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness. He was also an active member of the World Health Organization. He was known as innovator in the areas of public health surveys in the U.S., and conducted similar studies in Samoa. Hiscock was a frequent consultant and volunteer to local, state, and national health councils and social welfare agencies.

From the guide to the Ira Vaughn Hiscock Papers, 1920-1974, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

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referencedIn Winslow, C.-E. A. (Charles-Edward Amory), 1877-1957. Charles-Edward Amory Winslow papers, 1874-1977 (inclusive), 1915-1945 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn George B. Darling papers, 1805-1995 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Weinerman, E. Richard (Edwin Richard), 1917-1970. Edwin Richard Weinerman papers, 1908-1970 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Edwin Richard Weinerman papers, 1908-1970 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Falk, I. S. (Isidore Sydney), 1899-1984. Isidore Sydney Falk papers, 1918-1984 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn American Public Health Association. American Public Health Association records, 1938-1972 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Darling, George B. George B. Darling papers, 1805-1995 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Ira Vaughn Hiscock Papers, 1920-1974 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Greenburg, Leonard, 1892-. Leonard C. Greenburg papers, 1911-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Charles-Edward Amory Winslow papers, 1874-1977, 1915-1945 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers, 1918-1979, 1925-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Edward Maurice Cohart papers, 1936-1978 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn American Public Health Association records, 1938-1972 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Esselstyn, Caldwell B., 1902-1975. Caldwell B. Esselstyn papers, 1945-1964 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Yale University. Institute of Human Relations. Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, records, ca. 1928-1963 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Caldwell B. Esselstyn papers, 1945-1964 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Hiscock, Ira Vaughan, 1892-. Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers, 1918-1979 (inclusive), 1925-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Cohart, Edward. Edward Maurice Cohart papers, 1936-1978 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hiscock, Ira Vaughan, 1892-. Ira V. Hiscock papers, 1920-1974. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Isidore Sydney Falk papers, 1918-1984 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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associatedWith Atwater, Reginald Myers, 1892-1957. person
associatedWith Bauer, Walter W., 1898-1963. person
associatedWith Baumgartner, Leona, 1902- person
associatedWith Bigelow, George Hoyt, 1890- person
associatedWith Borst, Homer W. person
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associatedWith Claver, Homer Northup, 1892-1970. person
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associatedWith Cohart, Edward. person
associatedWith Commonwealth Fund. corporateBody
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associatedWith Connecticut. State Dept. of Health. corporateBody
associatedWith Council of Social Agencies (New Haven, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Darling, George B. person
associatedWith Darling, George B. person
associatedWith Davis, Michael Marks, 1879- person
associatedWith Dawson, John B., 1932- person
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associatedWith Knowlton, Millard. person
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associatedWith Mangold, Walter S. person
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associatedWith Marquette, Bleeker. person
associatedWith Mickle, Friend Lee. person
associatedWith Milbank Memorial Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith National Conference on Social Work. corporateBody
associatedWith National Health Council. corporateBody
associatedWith National Health Council (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Organization for Public Health Nursing. corporateBody
associatedWith National Tuberculosis Association. corporateBody
associatedWith New Haven (Conn.). Health Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Health. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Health. corporateBody
associatedWith Osborn, Stanley H. person
associatedWith Osborn, Stanley H. person
associatedWith Palmer, George Truman, 1887- person
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associatedWith Patterson, Raymond Sears. person
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associatedWith Scamman, Clarence L. person
associatedWith Sigerist, Henry Ernest, 1891-1957. person
associatedWith Snow, William Freeman, 1874- person
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associatedWith Sydenstricker, Edgar, 1881-1936. person
associatedWith Tobey, James A. (James Alner), 1894- person
associatedWith Vaughan, Henry F. person
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associatedWith Walker, Warren F. (Warren Franklin) person
associatedWith Walker, Watson Frank, 1889?-1941. person
associatedWith Weinerman, E. Richard (Edwin Richard), 1917-1970. person
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associatedWith Widdemer, Kenneth. person
associatedWith Winslow, C.-E. A. (Charles-Edward Amory), 1877-1957. person
associatedWith Yale University. Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Institute of Human Relations. corporateBody
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Place Name Admin Code Country
New Haven (Conn.)
United States
Connecticut
Connecticut--New Haven
Connecticut
New Haven (Conn.)
China
Subject
Water--Purification
Health Care Surveys
Insurance, Health
Voluntary health agencies--Connecticut--New Haven
Public health--Connecticut
Sanitation
Health surveys
Tuberculosis
Communicable diseases
Milk--Pasteurization
Child health services
Health maintenance organizations--Connecticut--New Haven
Sex instruction
Health insurance
Public health
Dairy farming
Health maintenance organizations
Dairy farming--Connecticut--New Haven
Bacteriology
Mental health
Voluntary health agencies
Maternal health services
Health education
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Bacteriologists
Health officers
Educators
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